Overview of The Projects Division

The Projects Division's core responsibility is the implementation of the CETA-funded projects through discretionary grants.

The CETA identifies projects to fund in line with its Sector Skills Plan, Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan. These skills development interventions include among others the following:


  • Learnerships
  • Apprenticeships
  • Short Skills Programmes
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
  • Bursaries
  • Candidacy Programmes
  • Internships
  • Higher Education Training (HET) Graduate Placement
  • TVETs Graduate Placement
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Lectures Support and the Establishment of Skills Development Centres.

The Projects Division is divided into three departments and each has its own portfolio as it is listed under each department:

1. Learner Contracting and Data Management Department:
  • Learners Contracting 
  • Data Management 

2. Graduate Development Support Department:
  • Bursaries in the construction related qualifications
  • Internships 
  • Candidacy 
  • Higher Education Institution (HEI/HET) Students Placements 
  • Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) Students Placements
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

3. Monitoring and Evaluation Department:    
  • Induction of learners 
  • Workplace Approvals for practical experience
  • Project Monitoring 
  • External Moderation 
  • Certification of learners.

The CETA has five designated groups in its strategic priorities and these have been targeted in the discretionary grants allocations.
These designated groups are:
  • Women
  • People with Disability
  • Youth
  • Military Veterans
  • Rural Populations

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