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Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)


Constitution of the Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA)

6. Skills Programmes


6.1 Grants for skills programmes


6.1.1 The Authority may fund a skills programme if: It is occupationally based. When completed it will constitute a credit towards a qualification registered in terms of the National Qualifications Framework. It uses an accredited training provider. It complies with any prescribed requirements and; It is in accordance with the skills development plans of the Authority and there are funds available.


6.1.2 The Authority may fund a short course if: The course is part of structured learning; The course satisfies any criteria set by the Authority; and The course supports the skills development plans of the Authority.


6.1.3 The Authority may set any terms and conditions for funding it considers necessary.


6.2 Monitoring of skills programmes


6.2.1 The Authority must monitor any skills programme it funds.


6.2.2 The Authority may withhold funds or recover any funds paid if it is of the opinion that: The funds are not being used for the purpose for which they were made available. Any term or condition of funding is not complied with or; The standard of the training is unsatisfactory.