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


Constitution of the Public Service Sector Education and Training Authority (PSETA)

8. Skills Programmes


(1) Grants for skills programmes


(a) The Authority may facilitate a skills programme if-
(i) it is occupationally based;
(ii) when completed it will constitute a credit towards a qualification registered in terms of the National Qualifications Framework;
(iii) it uses an accredited training provider;
(iv) it complies with any prescribed requirements;
(v) it is in accordance with the skills development plans of the Authority and the NSDS; and
(vi) such programs address the skills imperatives of the public service based on the Human Resources development Strategy priorities.
(b) The Authority may set any additional terms and conditions for facilitation it considers necessary.


(2) Monitoring of skills programmes


(a) The Authority must monitor any skills programme implemented in the Public Sector on behalf of its members.
(b) The Authority may cause funds to be withheld or recovered if it is of the opinion that—
(i) the funds are not being used for the purpose for which they were made available;
(ii) any term or condition of funding is not complied with; or
(iii) the standard of the training is unsatisfactory.