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


Constitution of the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA)

8. Skills Programmes


(1) Grants for skills programmes


(a) The Authority may fund 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 national skills development strategy; and
(vi) there are funds available.
(b) The Authority may set any additional terms and conditions for finding it considers necessary.


(2) Monitoring of skills programmes


(a) The Authority must monitor any skills programme it funds.
(b) The Authority may withhold funds or recover any funds paid if it is of the opinion that—
(i) the finds 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.