I believe the move from private to public providers, and to diplomas and degrees, was clearly indicated in the (then) new SETAs Grant Regulations Regarding Monies Received by a SETA and Related Matters published in the Government…"
"Hi Lynel - The SETA stipulated to me that it needs to be a public provider. I think it stems from the SDA that partnerships need to be formed between public and private providers, so our SETA is ensuring that us as a private institution,…"
"Hi Christine, where does it stipulate that the "provider" must be a public provider and not a private provider. I can only pick up from various regulations that it makes reference to the skills development provider and…"
"For my recent learnership, the SETA clearly stipulated that the provider should be a public provider and not a private provider. After I exhaused trying to find a public provider for the training, I could proof to the SETA that I needed to…"
I am slightly confused. According to my knowledge (or lack thereof), the distribution of grants is approved for employers and not providers. The employer must meet the stipulated criteria, such as submit their WSP and ATR, be…"
"The Alpha Provider I encounter has their Director heading up the development of the SETA qualifications for the QCTO. Very well placed indeed. This is not economic transformation and Im glad you have invited comment from Governing Stakeholders."
"Over the last year a colleague and I developed an RPL model endorsed by Foodbev that enables us to avoid obsession with transactional assessments against every criteria and focus holistically on the ELOs. We had to adapt many policies and…"
"A private provider on a SETA Board - I thought that was stopped years ago.
It would appear to be a clear conflict of interest and against all good governance requirements. What does the Auditor General say? What does DHET say? What does…"
"I agree with you, as a smaller provider who wants to help our rural disadvantaged community we seem to be filling in these applications for no reason. Yesterday I heard the provider who receives the biggest grant from one SETA in particular is…"
So tomorrow is D day for most SETA Grant applications to be submitted. It is well known that funds are approved based on strict criteria particularly race age and sex of learners. A phenomonen that seems to be creeping in is the "Alpha Providers" that are developing a monopoly status within a SETA to the point of moth balling smaller providers. It would be interesting for SETA's to reveal what percentage of the approved discretionary fund is allocated to the same Provider through the various…See More