Entries by Lebogang Mani

Dear Stakeholder Please note that the Occupational Certificate: Cook qualification has been registered. The qualification has two (2) part qualifications i.e. Kitchen hand  and Food Handler The qualification replaces the following unit standard based qualifications; Qual ID Qualification Title Min Credits 73296 Certificate: Culinary Arts 120 73289 Certificate: Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) 120 […]


CATHSSETA has made an application to realign existing legacy qualifications registered on the NQF to new occupational qualifications through the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). The overall project goal is to ensure that these qualifications do not expire without having new occupational qualifications. On the 4th and 5th of July 2019, CATHSSETA held […]


The Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport, Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) invites all CATHSSETA levy-paying organisations to submit their 2019 Mandatory Grant applications on or before 30 April 2019. The CATHSSETA Indicium System will remain open until 30 April 2019 at 23h59. No Applications will be accepted after this deadline. Please refer to […]

QCTO Symposium

Dear Valued Stakeholder   The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) is planning to host a symposium in Gauteng Province on the 21st of February 2019 (venue to be confirmed soonest). The focus of this symposium will be on – Skills Development for Livelihood and Employment as a way of addressing the increased rapid […]

2018/19 PIVOTAL PROGRAMME (STRATEGIC PROJECTS) WINDOW Opening Date: 13 January 2019 Closing Date: 04 February 2019 at 16h00

CATHSSETA invites applicants to apply for funding any of the following:- • Training of 374 SMMEs, NGOs/, NPOs and Cooperatives on the following Unit Standards. • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) projects that are aimed at assisting beneficiaries to obtain formal recognition for knowledge gained throughout life, such as in workplace and own experiences. Advert […]

CATHSSETA DISCRETIONARY GRANTS 2019/20 APPLICATIONS are now open. Closing date: 31 January 2019 at 23H59.

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 31 January 2019. The online portal will be closed at 23h59. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Please refer to the following documents below before submitting your applications […]

Dear CATHSSETA Stakeholder

Please take note of Communique 1 of 2018 from the Department of Higher Education and Training. The notice pertains to the registration of private providers offering qualifications and part qualifications on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework. Click here for QCTO Communique 1 of 2018