Projects beneficiary success stories

Success stories from SASSETA bursary learners

How well we fulfil our mandate can be observed in the success stories of those who have bettered their lives with our involvement. These testimonials make our operations incredibly rewarding and inspire us to change the futures of even more South Africans hungry for skills and opportunity.

Protection of Personal Information Act took effect from 01 July 2021

SASSETA wishes to inform you, its valued client that the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) as proclaimed by the South African president commenced on 1 July 2021. Kindly click below to read the Act. {{ vc_btn: title=Read+more&style=outline&color=success&align=center&i_icon_fontawesome=fas+fa-angle-double-right&button_block=true&add_icon=true& }}

Due Dates for Submission of Providers’ Accreditation Applications

Kindly note the following dates and/or time frames regarding the submission of your Skills Development Provides applications.  Kindly ensure that all required document(s) have been enclosed in your applications as, failure to submit all required document (s) will result in your accreditation application been returned to you and not being processed any further. {{ vc_btn:

Department Higher Education, Science and Innovation budget vote speech

This past year has been one of the most unprecedent times in South African history. It is most likely the most challenging time the country has faced, post 1994. The PSET (Post School Education and Training) sector had to operate under these challenging times to implement its vision to have an integrated, coordinated and articulated

USAf’s fundraising for the higher education sector surpasses half of the R1 billion target

In the second quarter of 2020, Universities South Africa (USAf) undertook to raise R1 billion in 24 months as a contribution to remedying the perennial financial challenges faced by university students and the higher education sector more generally. On 30 April 2021, the amount raised totalled R 571 080 719, well over half of the target

COVID- 19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent of what we now know as ‘Coronavirus Disease 2019’ (COVID-19). Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, including South

Spotlight on the priority skills plan

SASSETA is participating in a process facilitated by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), to compile the inaugural Priority Skills Plan (PSP). This article is intended to update stakeholders in the Safety and Security Sector about the PSP processes. In order to achieve this, the article provides a background, definition of the PSP,

SETA’s Join Hands To Fight The Scourge Of GBV

We call on all Victims to speak out, to seek help and on all Perpetrators to stop the abuse now!!! {{ vc_btn: title=LEARN+MORE&style=outline&color=theme_style_1&align=center&i_align=right&i_icon_fontawesome=fas+fa-angle-double-right&css_animation=fadeIn&button_block=true&add_icon=true& }}

Seventy-Seven Students Receive Bursaries Relief At Public Universities

A total of 77 students pursuing degrees in the fields of Law, Psychology and Social Work received much-needed relief when the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA), cleared off their tuition fees for the 2020 academic year. The bursary funding of R5,4 million was paid directly to the universities at which these

SASSETA Unable To Conduct Accreditation & Verification Visits Due To Covid-19 Crisis

 The COVID-19 crisis has caused enormous disruption to the lives of all South Africans including work in the Skills Development Sector. A challenge that currently faces the sector in this time of social distancing is the need for centres to apply for accreditation under SASSETA’s scope.  This challenge also applies to applications who have already

Delays In Issuing Of Learner Certificates, Assessor And Moderator Registration Letters.

We would like to inform you that we are facing challenges regarding our management information system as we are changing from Seta Management System (SMS) to a new system. As a result we are experiencing technical glitches. {{ vc_btn: title=READ+MORE&style=outline&color=theme_style_1&align=center&i_align=right&i_icon_fontawesome=fas+fa-angle-double-right&css_animation=fadeIn&button_block=true&add_icon=true& }}