Welcome to W&RSETA

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 Plan (NSDP).

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

 

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENTS

The W&RSETA is recruiting for the following vacancies: 

  • Senior Manager: Supply Chain and Contracts Management
  • Senior Specialist: Research and Innovation
  • Supervisor: Financial Accountant
  • Project Specialist: KZN
  • Project Specialist: WC x2 
  • Project Administrator: WC
  • Receptionist: KZN
  • Data Administrator: Head Office, Centurion 

 Closing Date: 16 March 2024

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WHOLESAY FEBRUARY 2024 

The February edition of WholeSay is now available. This month highlights from the Board's site visit to the Sekhukhune Skills Development Centre, selected delegates for the 2024 ILDP, and a snapshot of the African immersions of the 2023 ILDP.

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UPDATE: DISCRETIONARY GRANT 2023/24 and 2024/25 FUNDING WINDOW FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS

The W&RSETA informs applicants of the Discretionary Grant Funding Window for partnership and/or special projects for 2023/24 and 2024/25 that the evaluations of the proposals have been concluded.

The SETA is currently issuing pre-approval letters and applicants should consider their applications unsuccessful should they not receive such letter by 01 March 2024.

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STAKEHOLDER UPDATE – 2023/24 RMDP

Nominating companies for the 2023/24 Retail Management Development Programme are informed that the selection of delegates for the programme is still underway. Delegates will receive the outcome of their institutions by 23 February 2024.

Please refer to the notice.

2024/25 MANDATORY GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

W&RSETA levy-paying companies are invited to apply for Mandatory Grants for the 2024/2025 financial year. Companies must submit the 2024/25 Annexure II documents ahead of the deadline of 30 April 2024.

All applications must be submitted through the W&RSETA Management Information System.

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CALL FOR RESEARCH THEMES OR TOPICS: W&RSETA RESEARCH AGENDA UPDATE

The W&RSETA invites all stakeholders to submit proposals for themes or topics for the 2023/24 W&RSETA Research Agenda. The Research Agenda aims to improve the quality of labour market data and information that will enable effective and responsive skills development programmes in the Wholesale and Retail Sector.

Please submit your proposals to Mulaudzi Gudani at GMulaudzi@wrseta.org.za by 31 March 2024.

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