False Bay College


Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs)

Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs), established in terms of the section 9(1) of the Skills Development Act of 1998 have become a major feature of South Africa’s educational landscape. SETAs form part of a larger strategy that has the following aims:

  • Developing the skills of the South African workforce
  • Increasing levels of investment in training and education
  • Encouraging employers to, among other things, use the workplace as an active learning environment and to provide employees with opportunities to acquire new skills.
  • Encouraging workers to participate in learnership and other training programmes
  • Redressing the disadvantages brought about by unfair discrimination through training and education
  • Ensuring the quality of education and training in and for the workplace
  • Assisting work-seekers to find work, retrenched workers to re-enter the marketplace and employers to find quality employees
  • Providing and regulating employment services

Mindful of the importance of this national strategy, False Bay TVET College has forged ties with numerous SETAs across the full spectrum, including the following: