The Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA) provides an environment to facilitate the training and up skilling of various employees and people involved in local government structures, as well as unemployed South Africans.
This entails creating and implementing a variety of skills development interventions such as, the Sector Skills Plan (SSP) and learning programmes aimed at local government employees and others working within the sphere such as traditional leaders and ward councillors.
As a developing country, South Africa’s workforce plays a key role in service delivery hence, the importance of having a skilled and capable workers cannot be overemphasised; not only does it improve the lives of South Africans, but it also assists local government structures in meeting their constitutional mandate.
Our mission is to build Local Governments’ ability to meet its development needs by engaging innovative training methods, effective capacity building frameworks and building strategic partnerships.
To be a SETA of excellence, facilitating skills development at Local Government across South Africa.
The LGSETA would have achieved its vision when the following happens:
As the LGSETA is envisioning a greater future, its values are:
On 12 March 2019, the Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA) attended the National Skills Development Summit, held at the Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria. The National Skills Development Summit 2019 was a two-day event which brought together public and private sector stakeholders. The event focused on issues including collaboration with stakeholders as a key strategy to supporting skills development as well as technology and innovation in light of the implications of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) across various sectors.
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