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Notice to HWSETA Stakeholders – Call for HWSETA Board Nominations 2020

January 23, 2020

The Board of the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA), established under the Skills Development Act No 97 of 1998, as amended, hereby calls for nominations from those health and social development stakeholders who did not submit nominations during 2019, to serve on the Board of the HWSETA for the period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2025. The Board comprises a maximum of 14 members drawn from organised labour, employers including private, non-governmental and government departments, professional bodies and councils.

The aim of the HWSETA is to facilitate high quality skills development services to its sectoral stakeholders as set out within the framework of the Skills Development Act as amended and the Constitution of the HWSETA.
The Board, as the Accounting Authority of the HWSETA, is primarily responsible for the provision of strategic leadership, good governance and leadership.

Eligibility:Nominations must be compliant with the terms and conditions of the HWSETA Constitution, a copy of which can be downloaded from the HWSETA website: Constituency refers Applicants are to be nominated by a constituency as stipulated in the HWSETA Constitution.

Eligibility criteria:

• One must be a citizen and permanent resident in the Republic
• Not have a mental illness or disorder
• Not be an employee of the HWSETA
• Not have been convicted of any offence for which such person is sentenced to imprisonment without an option of a fine, after the commencement of the Skills Development Amendment Act of 2011, whether in the Republic or elsewhere
• Not have been convicted of any offence (such as theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty etc.) prior to the commencement of the Skills Development Act, 2011 or at any time after such commencement.

Application forms:

Application forms are available directly from the HWSETA website, or available for collection from the office of the HWSETA at 17 Bradford Road, Bedfordview.

To download application form please click here

Application forms must be completed and the following attached for submission to the HWSETA:

• Nomination Letter
• CV
• Completed Declaration of Interest form
• SAQA clearance for qualifications
• Certified copies of qualifications
• Policy Clearance Certificate (Criminal)
• References (contactable)
• Certified copy of Identity Document

Closing date for receipt of nominations:

Nominations close strictly at 16h00 on the 3 February 2020.

Result of nomination:

The HWSETA will only communicate with successful nominees, once all administrative procedures are fully concluded.

Replies and enquiries:

All applications and enquiries are to be addressed to: Mrs Elaine Brass, HWSETA Chief Executive Officer: Attention: Board Administrator, 17 Bradford Road, Bedfordview, tel (011) 622 9786, e-mail:

Last modified: January 27, 2020

2 Responses to " Notice to HWSETA Stakeholders – Call for HWSETA Board Nominations 2020 "

  1. Avatar noluthando says:

    Good day we need to know if it possible that as we attend leaner ship since January 2020 under Omega but we are being fund by HWSETA we have not yet get our stipend its almost 7moths now. We are still doing our practical’s without money, We are finishing on December from Mbekweni

    • Avatar Wendy Tembe says:

      Dear Noluthando

      Which Learnship are you funded for? for onward advise.

      Trust you will find this note in order.

      Thank you

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