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.
Limpopo Waterberg Unemployed Youth Learnership Project
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W&RSETA invites Wholesale and Retail companies based in Limpopo to apply for Discretionary Grants to implement the W&R Operations NQF Level 2 Learnership.
Applications close on the 11 September 2015. Visit www.wrseta.org.za for more information and documentation.
SUBMISSION OF DISCRETIONARY GRANT APPLICATION NGO/NPO ORGANIZATIONS
The Wholesale and Retail SETA (W&RSETA) is addressing one of the seven pillars of the NSDS III to support training and skills development capacity in the NGO/NPO sectors, and allocated funds to support 100 NGOs/NPOs nationally on skills development initiatives/interventions to enable them to operate more effectively and efficiently in their respective areas of work. The grant funding is limited to R10 000.00 per organisation and does not include additional funding for stipends and transportation costs.
The W&RSETA is proud to partner with the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) to host the 2015 CGCSA Summit to be from 17-18 September 2015 at the Vodacom World, Midrand. The Summit brings together local and international industry leaders within the FMCG Sector to discuss topical issues that will take this Sector to the next level. This year's focus is on consumer goods and retail in the digital age. CGCSA Summit 2015
Click here for the Summit Agenda Visit
CGCSA Website for more information
Mpumalanga Unemployed Youth Project
W&RSETA invites Wholesale and Retail companies based in Mpumalanga to apply for Discretionary Grants to implement the W&R Operations NQF Level 2 Learnership.
Application closes on 04 September 2015. Visit www.wrseta.org.za for more information and documentation.
The Wholesale and Retail Leadership Chair has released the research reports on the following studies which were conducted in cognisance of the National Development Plan objectives focusing on areas that affect the Sector and opportunities to contribute to the country's economic growth. Research has been concluded on the following topics:
- e-Business Developments and Requirements in the Retail Sector;
- Strategy Alignment of the South African Wholesale and Retail Sector with the National Development Plan: Vision 2010; and
- Informal and SMME Retailers in South Africa
Click here for the summary and full reports
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr. BE Nzimande delivered the Budget Speech, National Council of Provinces 2015/16, to the Parliament of South Africa on 9th May 2015
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The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr. BE Nzimande delivered the Department's budget vote speech for the 2015/16 financial year to the Parliament of South Africa on 13 May 2015
Click here for the speech.