Skills Development (SDP)

Overview and Functions of SDP Division

The Skills Development Planning (SDP) Division is divided into three sub-divisions, namely:

  • Learning Programmes
  • Workplace Skills Planning
  • Projects

The SDP Division’s core mandate is to co-ordinate support by encouraging constituent registered employers to submit mandatory grant reports (workplace skills plans and implementation reports) as per the Skills Development Act and Skills Development Levies act.

Targets set out for the division in addressing skills needs within the Health and Social development sector:

  • To register and implement learning programmes (Learnerships, Skills Programmes, Internships and Bursaries)
  • To administer the submission of Workplace Skills Plans and Implementation Reports (WSPIRs)
  • To support / facilitate the implementation of the National Skills Development Strategy
  • To capacitate Skills Development Facilitators (SDFs) in driving the NSDS.
  • Assist stakeholders with any skills development/ HWSETA related processes.

Functions:

  • Receiving, capturing and approving Workplace Skills Plans and Implementation Reports
  • Implement training of sector specialists / SDFs on the Sector Guide
  • Administering Change of SETA Jurisdiction applications
  • Funding the training of learners on the New Venture Creation qualification, and exploring opportunities to support the establishment of enterprises for them
  • Funding the placement of learners to gain Work Experience. This could be through directly approaching employers or by formalising agreements with Further and Higher Education Institutions for the purposes of learner placement
  • Receiving and approving Expression of Interest applications
  • Issuing of proof of registration and completion of learners (necessary for those employers who qualify to receive the Tax Rebate)

Contacts

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NameTitleTel
Mr. Patrick SamuelsExecutive Manager(011) 607 6900
VacantDivisional Secretary
Learning Programmes Sub-Division
Mr. Nhlanhla MotsaLearning Programme Manager(011) 607 6966
Ms. Maureen SigamlaLearning Programme Officer(011) 607 6954
Ms. Glory MsomiLearning Programme AdministratorCommunicate by e-mail
Ms. Lindiwe MalambeLearning Programme Administrator(011) 607 6922
Ms. Nozimbali AlidiLearning Programme Administrator(011) 607 6935
WSP Sub-Division
Position currently vacantWSP Manager(011) 607 7022
Ms Tiisetso ShidiWSP Administrator(011) 607 6962
Mr. Christo LebatteWSP AdministratorCommunicate by email
Projects Sub-division
Ms. Luyanda LokweProjects Manager(011) 607 6920
Ms. Meisie LekhotlaProjects Officer(011) 607 6946
Ms. Vuyelwa MpumzaProjects Officer(011) 607 6951
Ms Nkele MphelaProjects Administrator(011) 607 6963
Ms. Tiyani Ndlovu Intern(011) 607 6962
Ms. Morongwa Kekana Intern(011) 607 7041
Mr. Lesetja Mailula Intern(011) 607 6934