A better life for all through people development

Welcome to HWSETA

The Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) is responsible for the education, training and skills development requirements of the health, social development and veterinary sectors.


HWSETA believes that skills development is about changing people’s lives, enhancing their employability, and aligning their skills to our economy.

Impactful Purpose​

HWSETA is dedicated to transforming lives, boosting employability, and ensuring people are skilled for today’s dynamic economy. We are shaping a prosperous tomorrow, one skill at a time. In 2022/2023 HWSETA reached 84.8% of its annual targets.

Learners’ lives were enriched
Skills based-training programmes placements
Workplace-based learning programmes placements
Learners entered into bursaries programmes

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