Keynote address by the Director-General of the Department of Higher Education and Training, Mr GF Qonde, at the launch of the College of Cape Town Retail Simulation Centre on 22 October 2014
30 October 2014
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Nominations for the Retail Management Development Programme (RMDP) 2015 are now open
24 October 2014
The Wholesale and Retail SETA (W&RSETA) hereby invites all Wholesale and Retail companies to express interest to participate in the Retail Management Development Programme (RMDP) 2015. Registered levy paying and non-levy paying companies with a Skills Development Levy Number in the Wholesale and Retail Sector may nominate candidates to participate in this NQF Level 6 programme. Click here for the advert, Nominations Guidelines and FAQs
World Skills South Africa
16 October 2014
Do you have skills and want to represent South Africa in Brazil? Enter into South African Regional Skills Competitions to stand a chance to compete in the Top International education event, with more than a 1000 talented competitors from over 70 countries across the Globe. Entries are open for youth born in 1993 or after (not older 22 years in December 2015)
For more information Please click here
Strategic Integrated Projects Report to support the Country's National Infrastructure Plan launched
05 September 2014
The Minister of Higher Education and Training on the 2nd September 2014 unveiled the SIPs report which is aimed at contributing towards the National Infrastructure Plan launched by the State President.
The "Skills for and through SIPs" report details 91 occupations in demand for the SIPs, analysis of the shortages of these occupations and proposes solutions to address them.
Most importantly, and of impact to stakeholders is the commitments required from SETAs to contribute to the funding of identified SIPs.
Stakeholders are encouraged to study the report (click here for the document) and provide input https://sip-skills.onlinecf.net
World Retail Congress Africa: 18 - 19 November 2014, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
27 August 2014
The biggest meeting of retail minds with over 300 retail senior executives from across the sub-Saharan Africa gathering to share best practice and shape the future of the retail sector.
W&RSETA’s research outcome on “Retail Trade in Africa, Getting your merchandise over border” conducted through the Wholesale and Retail Leadership Chair to be presented by Dr. Edward Dakora, Retail HOD, Sol Plaatjie University.
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Click here for a list of speakers
SARS GUIDE FOR EMPLOYERS IN RESPECT OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT LEVY
These guidelines have been compiled to assist employers in understanding the basic fundamentals of the Skills Development Levies Act No. 9 of 1999 (SDL Act) and must be read in conjunction with the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 (Income Tax Act) and the Tax Administration Act No. 28 of 2011.
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