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Welcome to W&RSETA
| Vision & Mission

The Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) was established in 2000 in terms of the Skills Development Act (as amended). The public entity aims to facilitate the skills development needs of the Wholesale and Retail (W&R) sector through the implementation of learning programmes, disbursement of grants and monitoring of education and training as outlined in the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS).

SETAs are entities of the Department of Higher Education and Training. There are 21 SETAs; each servicing a specific economic sector of the Country.


OUTSTANDING DG and PIVOTAL projects: 2011/12 - 2016/17

Stakeholders that are currently implementing programmes from the 2011/12 - 2016/17 DG and PIVOTAL projects are informed of the impending closure of these projects on 30 November 2018. Please refer to this urgent notice.


NOTICE TO SMALL AND MEDIUM COMPANIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE 2014/15 AND 2016/17 DG PROJECTS

Small and medium companies that participated in the 2014/15 and 2016/17 SME Discretionary Grants projects are informed that the projects will be permanently closed on 30 November 2018. Companies that participated in the these projects and complied will all the requirements but have not been paid the outstanding grants should contact the SME Support Department to finalise their claims.

Click here for the notice.


VACANCY

The W&RSETA is currently recruiting for a Recruitment & Selection Specialist. Click here for the advert.


VACANCY

The W&RSETA seeks to appoint three (3) Internal Auditors who will be based at the head office in Centurion. Click here for the advert.


EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR WORKPLACE EXPOSURE TO TVET LECTURERS

The W&RSETA invites retail companies to submit expression of interest to provide workplace exposure to TVET college lecturers in line with the NCV Retail Subjects on Level 2 and Level 4 in order to expose them to the practical operations of the Wholesale and Retail Sector. 25 lecturers will be placed for the NCV Retail subjects on level 2 and 10 lecturers on level 4.

The closing date for the submission of applications is Friday, 16 November 2018 by 14H00.

Click here for the advert.
Click here for the application form.


CENTRAL QUERY EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BURSARIES

Students are informed that all queries related to the W&RSETA Bursary Scheme should be addressed to bursaryqueries@wrseta.org.za The centralisation of communication will assist us to address queries more efficiently and to have a record of all related issues for continuous improvement.


UPDATE ON UNSIGNED CONTRACTS, UNPAID INVOICES AND 2018/19 PROGRAMMES

Please note the attached update regarding the following issues:
- 2017/18 unsigned contracts and unpaid programmes;
- 2018/19 additional PIVOTAL programmes; and
- RMDP and ILDP

Please click here to view attachment.


ALLOCATION CRITERIA FOR 2018/19 PIVOTAL PROGRAMMES

The W&RSETA has finalised the criteria for the 2018/19 allocations to small, medium and large companies in line with the applications that have been received with the WSP/ATR/PIVOTAL submissions.

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TAXATION LAWS AMEDNMENT ACT

Stakeholders are informed of the amendment to the Unemployment Insurance (UIF) Act through the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, No. 17 of 2017 which now includes 18.2 (unemployed) learners on Learnership programmes in the UIF provision. Please refer to the communique that addresses this issues, particularly the impact on contracts in terms of Section 18(2) of the Skills Development Act, No. 9 of 1999 (“SDA Act”).

Click here for the communique


MANDATORY GRANTS PAYMENT DATES

Mandatory Grants payment dates Mandatory Grants payment dates Kindly be informed that Mandatory Grant payments for the 2018/19 Financial Year will be processed on the following dates:

  • Quarter 1 – 2018/19 – on or before 30 September 2018
  • Quarter 2 – 2018/19 – on or before 31 December 2018
  • Quarter 3 – 2018/19 – on or before 31 March 2019
  • Quarter 4 – 2018/19 – on or before 30 June 2019


     
     
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  Riverside Office Park | Hennops House | 1303 Heuwel Avenue
Cnr. Lenchen South and Heuwel Avenue | Centurion, PRETORIA
South Africa,0167  
  Private Bag X106 | Centurion | 0046
Switch board: 012 622 9500
 
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