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


Standard Constitution of SETA Regulations

2. Background and Purpose of Constitution


(1) The Act makes provision for the establishment or re-establishment of SETAs for each national economic sector. The Minister determined the discrete Sector of the [insert name] Sector Education and Training Authority [insert acronym of the SETA] in terms of section 9 of the Act.


(2) This constitution was drawn up in accordance with the requirements of the Act and provides an institutional framework for the SETA to develop and implement national, sectoral and work-place strategies in order to develop and improve the skills of the South African workforce.


(3) The SETA pursues the development of a skilled workforce in order to provide an improved service to the people of South Africa. The SETA is inspired by the vision of an appropriately skilled workforce, who is empowered to render quality services, which are comparable with world-class standards.