Updating of training provider contact details on the SETA Management system

Dear Training Provider

Please click below for a notice regarding the updating of contact details on the Seta Management System.  This will ensure that the ETQA office has the updated contact details of all providers and that the correct details are migrated to the new system

Click here for Letter to providers re. contact details
Click here to download Contact Details Update Form

 

System Migration from current SMS to the new Indicium system – ETQA Module

Please be aware that the CATHSSETA is in the ETQA & learnerships module in the process of migrating from the current Seta Management System (SMS) to the new Indicium system.

To read more about this, please click here to refer to the memo

Call for nominations to serve on the CATHSSETA BOARD (from April 2018 – March 2020)

Persons to be appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training as members of the Accounting Authority of the Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA)

The CATHSSETA is a Schedule 3 public entity established in terms of Section 9(1) of the Skills Development Act (SDA), No 97 of 1998. The Mandate of the CATHSSETA is to facilitate skills development in the following subsectors: Culture, Arts and Heritage; Tourism and Travel Services; Hospitality; Gaming and Lotteries; Conservation; and Sport, Recreation and Fitness. To address this, the SDA enjoins CATHSSETA to develop the Sector Skills Plan and implement various learning programmes in support thereof.

The Minister of Higher Education and Training invites nominations from relevant CATHSSETA sectors of qualified persons representing organized labour, organized employers, civil society and other role players to serve as members of the CATHSSETA Board. The Minister will consider candidates with proven experience in fostering good governance, understanding of the legislative and policy framework applicable to the CATHSSETA as well as government policies and plans applicable to the subsectors referred to above.

Nominated representatives from CATHSSETA sectors should have competencies in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Application of corporate governance and ethics
  • Skills development legislation and the NSDS III
  • The Public Finance Management Act
  • Financial management
  • Education, training, skills development and human resources development, and
  • Quality assurance of learning provision

Nominations must contain a full motivation, the full name and address of the candidates, a signed nomination form and acceptance of the nomination by the nominee, an ID Copy and Curriculum Vitae of the nominee.

Candidates will be subjected to security clearance and disclosure of business interests. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Nominations (physical documents) must be submitted at CATHSSETA Head Office Reception by no later than Monday, 17 July 2017 at 16:30, addressed to: CATHSSETA Board Nominations 2017, CATHSSETA, 01 Newtown Avenue, Killarney, Johannesburg, 2193. Please download the nomination form. Nominations received after the closing date will not be considered.

All enquiries must be addressed in writing to: aa2017@cathsseta.org.za before the closing date 17 July 2017.

CATHSSETA extends condolences to Dr Blade Nzimande – Minister of Higher Education and Training for his mother’s passing

CATHSSETA Board, management and all staff extend their sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande on the passing of his mother, Mrs Nozipho Nzimande. Mrs Nzimande affectionately known as ‘uGogo’ died on Sunday, 11 June 2017, at 90 years of age.

CATHSSETA pays tribute to Mrs Nzimande for the role she played towards our democracy. In the 1980s and 1990s, Mrs Nzimande used her home as a refuge to the to the liberation struggle activists. She is also a mother to our respectable and brilliant leader in Higher Education and Training.

We convey our sympathy to the Minister and his family at large.

May she rest in eternal peace!

From all of us at CATHSSETA.

Discretionary Grant: Window 2 applications are now open

CATHSSETA hereby invites applications for Discretionary Grant funding from stakeholders and entities that fall within the CATHSSETA scope. Applications should reach CATHSSETA no later than 19 June 2017. The online portal will be closed at 23h59. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

Please refer to the following documents before submitting your applications online.

  1. Discretionary Grant Advert
  2. Discretionary Grant Guidelines
  3. Discretionary Grant Training Application Manual
  4. Discretionary Grant Policy
  5. Discretionary Grant FAQs
  6. Discretionary Grants Templates

For more information on how to submit your application, please email your regional manager or the head office on the following contact details.

  Contact Person Contact Number E-mail Address
National Ms Tebogo Mohulatsi 087 287 9004 Discretionarygrants@cathsseta.org.za
Regional Managers      
Gauteng and North West Ms. Sharon Mukhola 072 899 2944 GP.NW@cathsseta.org.za
Kwa-Zulu Natal

 

Ms. Zandile Ntshangase 079 694 1313 KZN@cathsseta.org.za
Mpumalanga and Limpopo Ms. Phamela Khosa 072 782 8179 LIMP.MP@cathsseta.org.za
Western Cape Ms. Martha Corlett 073 448 8687 WC@cathsseta.org.za
Free State and Northern Cape Ms. Makhotso Seekoei 084 552 9096 FS.NC@cathsseta.org.za
Eastern Cape Ms. Nelly Pambo 082 620 1752 EC@cathsseta.org.za

 

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS: FAST FOOD COOK OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

CATHSSETA applied to be a Development Quality Partner for the realignment of the National Certificate: Fast Food Services 14115 to an occupational qualification. The process of re-alignment involves different phases namely:

  • to evaluate, clarify and process the application and the OFO Code identified; to obtain agreement on stakeholder involvement and curriculum scope;
  • to determine other legacy qualification impacted; to determine the AQP; project planning and development time frames;
  • to re-align and develop activities;
  • to verify processes and activities;
  • editing and quality checking; and
  • finalisation and sign off.

CATHSSETA invites the hospitality industry to provide us with comments/feedback on the qualification documents by no later than Friday, 21 April 2017. All comments should be addressed to Ms Dimpho Phungwayo and sent to: etqa@cathsseta.org.za.

Click on the links below to access the documents.

  1. FAST FOOD COOK ASSESSMENT SPECIFICATION
  2. FAST FOOD COOK CURRICULUM
  3. FAST FOOD COOK QUALIFICATION

Should you require any other information, please do not hesitate to contact our offices.

INVITATION FOR SUBMISSION OF CATHSSETA MANDATORY GRANTS APPLICATIONS FOR 2017

The Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport, Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) invites all CATHSSETA levy-paying organisations to submit their 2017 Mandatory Grant applications. The Mandatory Grant application forms are now available on the CATHSSETA Indicium System. Registered Skills Development Facilitators (SDFs) may log onto www.cathsseta.org.za and complete their application forms online. The deadline for submission of Mandatory Grants applications is 30 April 2017 at 16h30.

Please note that no extension of the deadline will be granted and no late submission will be accepted.

 The following documents may be uploaded online using the Indicium System.

  • Proof of Training
  • Duly signed authorisation page

Please click here to access the SDF Training Manual.

Should you require more information, please contact the regional managers on the details provided below:

 

Regional Manager Email Address Province
Sharon Mukhola GP.NW@cathsseta.org.za Gauteng and North West
Zandile Ntshangase KZN@cathsseta.org.za Kwa-Zulu Natal
Martha Collett WC@cathsseta.org.za Western Cape
Nelisa Pambo EC@cathsseta.org.za Eastern Cape
Makhotso Seekoei FS.NC@cathsseta.org.za Free State & Northern Cape
Phamela Khosa LIMP.MP@cathsseta.org.za Mpumalanga & Limpopo

 

 

CATHSSETA ETQA Presentation

CATHSSETA is embarking on nation-wide stakeholder roadshows to provide stakeholders with valuable information regarding our Discretionary Grants, Mandatory Grants and Training Provider processes.

To access the presentation shared at the workshops, please click here.

INVITATION: CATHSSETA Discretionary Grants, Mandatory Grants and Training Provider workshops

CATHSSETA invites its stakeholders to the Discretionary, Mandatory and Training Provider workshops. The purpose of these workshops is to provide our stakeholders with relevant information in order to enable them to fully benefit from the CATHSSETA offerings. The application process and criteria and how to apply using our online platform will be covered during the workshops.

To view dates and cities, please click here.

CATHSSETA DISCRETIONARY GRANTS 2016/17 WINDOW 4 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

CATHSSETA hereby invites applications from stakeholders and legal entities who fall within the CATHSSETA scope.

The submission of applications will be done via the CATHSSETA Indicium online portal, which is on the CATHSSETA website, www.cathsseta.org.za. The Discretionary Grant application procedures and related information are accessible on our website www.cathsseta.org.za.

For detailed information please click here. To view the Discretionary Grants training manual click here.