Persons to be appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training as additional members of the Accounting Authority of the Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) up to 31 March 2020


The CATHSSETA is a Schedule 3 public entity established in terms of Section 9(1) of the Skills Development Act, No 97 of 1998. CATHSSETA’s mandate 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 Skills Development Act directs 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 organised labour and employer organisations within the CATHSSETA scope to submit nominations of qualified persons to serve as additional members on the CATHSSETA Board. The Minister will consider candidates with proven experience in fostering good governance, who demonstrate understanding of the legislative and policy framework applicable to CATHSSETA as well as government policies and plans applicable to the subsectors referred to above.

In line with the current Board gender balance requirements, preference will be given to nominations for women candidates.

Nominated representatives from the relevant organised labour and employer organisations 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.

It should be further noted that employees of National, Provincial and Local Government or Institutions, Agencies and Entities of Government serving on Commissions or Committees of Inquiry or Audit Committees are not entitled to additional remuneration.

Candidates will be subjected to security clearance and disclosure of business interests.

Please send your nominations by no later than Tuesday, 23 April 2019 at 16:30. Nominations to serve as an additional member of CATHSSETA Board should be forwarded to PO Box 1329, Rivonia, 2128, South Africa. The nominations can also be hand-delivered at the CATHSSETA reception situated at 01 Newtown Avenue, Killarney, Johannesburg, 2193, for the attention of Mr. Jeremiah Sikhosana or alternatively send nominations via email on Nomination forms may be obtained from our website

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Nominations received after the closing date will not be considered.

All enquiries must be addressed in writing to:

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