Presentation on theme: "AGRISETA PROVINCIAL ROAD SHOW Skills Delivery Department February – March 2012 Gerard Mamabolo."— Presentation transcript:
AGRISETA PROVINCIAL ROAD SHOW Skills Delivery Department February – March 2012 Gerard Mamabolo
SKILLS DELIVERY DEPARTMENT Allocation of Discretionary Grants as per Service Level Agreement. Achieve statistical targets as outlined by the Service Level Agreement. Implementation and management of all approved AgriSETA learning programmes. Monitoring and Evaluation of approved learning programmes to ensure quality delivery.
Annual application window period – 1 November – 28/9 February each year. Evaluation and approval of applications in March. Notice of approval/disapproval in April. Advertisement, guidelines and forms available on AgriSETA website: Benefits: - Planning, management, financial year GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS
APPLICATIONS Due to limited funds, AgriSETA places a curb on funding in all learning programmes. Skills Programmes – not exceed 25 learners and 24 credits. Learnerships – not exceed 15 learners per application. Commodity Organisations – not exceed R500K All application forms are available on the website. Proposals not exceeding 10 pages for application on, e.g. Mentorship, non-credit bearing training etc.
APPROVED GRANT ALLOCATIONS
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS - CLAIMS LEARNERSHIP 1 st Claim 2-Party contract 3-Party contract/Learnership agreement An original valid Tax Clearance Proof of banking details (cancelled cheque or stamped bank statement) Invoice Training plan Letter stating starting date ID Copies
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS - CLAIMS SKILLS PROGRAMMES Attendance register Learner Information forms ID copies Invoice An original valid Tax Clearance 2-Party contract ABET – 1 st Claim ID copies Invoice Proof of banking details (cancelled cheque or stamped bank statement) An original valid Tax Clearance ABET – 2 nd Claim Certificates (Full names as per ID copy) Invoice ABET Progress report Attendance register Project completion letter
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS - CLAIMS APPRENTICESHIPS APPRENTICESHIP – 1 st Claim ID copies Invoice Proof of banking details (cancelled cheque or stamped bank statement) An original valid Tax Clearance APPRENTICESHIPS – 2 nd Claim Certificates (Full names as per ID copy) Invoice MVR (Monitoring & verification report) Attendance register Project completion letter
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS - CLAIMS BURSARY 1 st Claim Learner Information forms ID copies Invoice Proof of banking details (cancelled cheque or stamped bank statement) Proof of registration & of prior learning 2 nd Claim Invoice Formal statement of results NB: Once completed, submit the final formal results WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIP 1 st Claim Invoice Learner Information forms ID copies Invoice Proof of banking details (cancelled cheque or stamped bank statement) Proof of prior learning (for internship: previous results/workplace: Diploma)
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS - CLAIMS WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIP 1 st Claim Learner Information forms ID copies Invoice Proof of banking details (cancelled cheque or bank stamped statement) 2 nd Claim Invoice AgriSETA Progress report Learner stipend form
LAND REFORM /RURAL DEVELOPMENT Provide skills intervention to land reform initiatives and cooperatives in rural areas. Project is currently limited to 3 provinces (Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KZN), which are said to provinces with majority of land reform projects affecting high value agriculture land. Areas of intervention includes provision of Governance,Management and technical support to identified initiatives. Partners to this project are the DRDLR and the NSF
WORK DONE TO DATE-LAND REFORM Assessments/need identification done on projects received from Department of Rural development Currently rolling out Learnerships in the 3 provinces (30 completed and 130 in progress) Already provided co-operative training (farm together in Mpumalanga Province) in 2 projects. Developed a mentorship model and currently rolling out to a cooperative in Limpopo (testing). Working with stakeholders such as SASA and Citrus Growers to find a sustainable intervention to projects in the 3 provinces.
FARM MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE WORKER OTP –FLP -Apprenticeship Integrated Occupational Trade Programme (OTP) and Foundational Learning Programme (FLP) Objective: To cope with occupational demands within the scope of agricultural sector Concept curriculum and scoping completed & consultation sessions scheduled : KZN at Shukela TC Mount Edgecombe EC at ETC Port Elizabeth MP at Grootfontein Agric College DG application close on 24 Feb 2012 Detailed information available on AgriSETA website
APPRENTICESHIPS 2012 Turning point for artisan development SETA’s serving as Development Quality Partners (DQP) The number of trades Narrowed down to core disciplines Industries elected trade experts review and restructure the core trades. Training schedules replaced by national uniform trade and occupational curriculums The Manpower Training Act repealed & replaced by Regulations for Artisan Development NAMB takes full ownership of trade tests & will be standardised nationally Trade test assessors, moderators and trade test centres to be registered with NAMB as Assessment Quality Partner AQP New artisan development landscape take effect from 1 April 2012 New Artisan Development system implemented over 12 months period Current Apprenticeship system phased out over four year period Additional information sessions will be hosted in April 2012
CHALLENGES Replacement of learners Workplace Experience – within 3 days Learnerships – within 25 days Signatures by the learner and not by the Employer or Provider Returning of contracts Within 90 days Sign and initial contracts including witnesses Always quote Project Number on invoices, e.g.: SD/LS/11.12/000/Look Learners stipends Always inform Skills Delivery personnel on learner termination in writing Invoices