CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FROM LABOUR ORGANISATIONS IN THE CATHSSETA SCOPE: 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 Sport 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 lastly 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 the Department of Higher Education and Training invites nominations from relevant labour organisations (trade unions) of qualified persons 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 Organised Labour 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 PFMA
  • 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 Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 16:30, addressed to: The Administrator, CATHSSETA, 01 Newton Avenue, Killarney, Johannesburg, 2193.

Nominations received after the closing date will not be considered.

All enquiries may be addressed in writing to