2015 Retail Management Development Programme (RMDP) Nominations
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
2014 W&RSETA Annual General Meeting
17 September 2014
Click here for the notice (advert) and click here for the registration form
Invitation to Urgent Information Sharing Sessions - 17th - 29th September 2014
09 September 2014
The W&RSETA invites all levy paying small and medium companies, and ISDFs to provincial sessions to outline the SETA's revised strategy towards a comprehensive and sustainable support to small and medium companies. The SETA will also address any other skills development related queries at these sessions.
To queries and to confirm attendance, please contact your respective Regional Managers
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
W&R Sector Stakeholders are invited to the 2014 Annual General Meeting to be held on 7th October 2014 in Gauteng. Other AGMs will be held in the Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal during the months of October and December, respectively.
05 September 2014
We encourage our stakeholders to attend this important meeting for the Sector as we report on the SETA's performance for the 2013/14 Financial Year and present strategic priorities for the ensuing year.
Click here to download the attendance register form
Click here to view invite
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.
Click here for the brochure
Click here for a list of speakers
STATEMENT ON THE 15TH MEETING OF THE HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA CHAIRED BY DEPUTY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA
20 August 2014
The Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDC) held its 15th meeting on 15 August 2014, the first in the 5th Administration of our government at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential guest house chaired by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Click here : to read full statement
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.
Click here for full document.