SETA learnership training is a structured curriculum that combines theoretical training and practical work experience to obtain a registered qualification within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The elements to be included in the Skills Development Act are as follows:
* Structured learning component (theoretical training)
* Practical work experience (training on the job)
* If completed successfully, it should lead to qualification
* It must be related to the profession
Participating in an educational program has many benefits. These benefits include:
* A simpler and more accessible approach to learning
* Increased employability through hands-on work experience and networking opportunities
* Opportunity to learn more about different career opportunities
* Completion of the qualification by the successful completion of the study
Alternative: Government learnerships
SETA staff were given far greater authority and far-reaching responsibilities than their old training boards, as SETA was created to ensure that all sectors and professions in South Africa were covered. Each SETA focuses and takes responsibility in different sectors and thus works optimally in every corner of the economy. Below is a list of all 21 SETAs that people can choose when applying for SETA training.
Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA) (agriseta.org.za)
Bank SETA (bankseta.org.za)
Construction Sector Education and Training Authority (ceta.org.za)
Chemical Industries SETA (chieta.org.za)
Culture Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports SETA (cathsseta.org.za)
Energy and Water SETA (eseta.org.za)
Education Training and Development Practices SETA (etdpseta.org.za)
Financial and Accounting Services SETA (fasset.org.za)
Fibre, Processing and Manufacturing SETA (fpmseta.org.za)
Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry SETA (foodbev.co.za)
Health and Welfare SETA (hwseta.org.za)
Insurance SETA (inseta.org.za)
Local Government SETA (lgseta.org.za)
Media, Advertising, Information and Communication Technologies SETA (mict.org.za)
Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services SETA (merseta.org.za)
Mining Qualifications Authority SETA (mqa.org.za)
Public Service SETA (pseta.org.za)
Safety and Security SETA (sasseta.org.za)
Services SETA (serviceseta.org.za)
Transport SETA (teta.org.za)
Wholesale and Retail SETA (wrseta.org.za)
Those interested in participating in SETA learnerships training can submit their applications to the SETA responsible for the industry. SETA will then send the applications to the employers, who will then conduct the sampling, interviews and the entire training process. Meanwhile, SETA is responsible for enrolling students in the industry at the Department of Higher Education. All unemployed people, as well as those who want to continue their education or training, are welcome to apply for a training program.
Admission requirements for SETA learnerships
People interested in participating in SETA learnershipsmust meet the following minimum requirements.
Positive recommendation or official feedback from a previous school, educational institution or religious institution
Offer a professional photo
Clear credit rating (ITC) and no criminal record
There is currently no training
Younger than 30 years of school
Do not participate in another study for the year in which young people are studying
The disabled person must provide a medical certificate confirming the nature of the disability
Only South African citizens who have a valid South African identity card will be considered
Effective communication in written and oral English.
Note that some SETA may require special qualifications. Visit the official SETAs websites for more information about the program.
Other opportunity: Download saps application form
How to apply for SETA learnerships
Decide what skills you want. If you like the outdoors, don’t apply for an office.
Register as a job seeker. Register at your nearest job center to help employers find you.
Find employers that offer training. Contact SETA to find out which employers offer the training. You can also find openings in newspapers and watch ads.
Make a resume. Begin by writing down personal information (name, date of birth, etc.), and then provide detailed information about your education (school and qualifications you attended), work experience (if you have one or more), knowledge (computer skills, language skills, analytical skills, etc.) and reviewers (names and contact details of people you know well)
Get ready for the interview. Think about the questions asked and practice with a friend.
Update your information. Contact your work center and update your information as it changes.