Services SETA Discretionary Grant – Create Maximum Impact for your training plan

Seize the opportunity to improve the BBBEE spend and rating for your business – upskill and train your own staff at no cost training, and have a significant positive impact on employment and career development prospects for your people.

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA) is inviting stakeholders to apply for discretionary grants for the 2024/2025 financial year for learnerships. With over 13000 training interventions available through the SA Business School Program offering, we assist both levy and non-levy paying employers with their DG applications.

The closing date for applications for the first window is 30 April 2024.

We have aligned the following learnerships in response to Services SETA’s skills gaps for this funding window:

Skills Gaps Proposed learnerships:

  • QCTO Project Management – NQF Level 5 – 12 – 18 months.
  • RPL Contact Centre Qualification – NQF Level 2 & 4 – 6 months.

SA Business School is able to assist your company with:

  • Skills programs for both Unemployed Learners and Employed Learners
  • Learnership programmes for Unemployed Learners and Employed Learners.

Learnerships earn points on the BEE Scorecard under both Employment Equity and Skills Development. Further, companies are eligible for a SARS Tax Rebate if the learnership is a registered with the Department of Labour and the agreements are SETA registered.

Contact SA Business School to assist your company with both the Services SETA application process as well as implementation, training and administration for the learnerships.

Application Process:

  • We’ll consult with you to find the best solution to meet your organisation’s L&D needs, as well as align with Services SETA’s skills gap focus areas.
  • We’ll assist with putting together the proposal, Costing and learning plan in order to apply for the funding.
  • We’ll assist with the onerous and mandatory compliance documents required.
  • We’ll provide Grant Application Submission Assistance on NSDMS.
  • Assistance with Services SETA DG Tracking.

Implementation Process:

  • MOU Submission
  • Learner recruitment for unemployed learnerships
  • Learner registration and compliance
  • Services SETA Site Visit Facilitation
  • Training Plan
  • Training on Skills programs and/or Learnerships
  • MOU Compliance
  • Assistance with Tranche Payments
  • Learner Competency
  • Close Out Report
  • Learner Exits at Services SETA

By investing in learnerships, your business can make a fundamental difference in developing the practical skills and theoretical knowledge of your industry. You will also have a role in radically changing the youth unemployment trajectory.

SA Business School is a professional, accredited learning and development partner that brings a deep level of customisation and alignment of our learnership offerings to your business strategy and people development objectives.

Talk to SA Business School about aligning your learning and development strategy with your business strategy, ensuring that your learnership investment translates into a distinct competitive advantage for your business and your people.

Contact our Business Development Executives:

Chane Deneys                                                 Michelle Kuhn

074 230 9897                                                  076 110 0898            

Or call us on 079 887 8638 or email

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