The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) invites suitably qualified and experienced Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to apply for Discretionary Grant funding to develop Assessment Instruments/Tools for the sector’s registered occupational qualifications.
Services SETA was established and registered in March 2000 in terms of the Skills Development Act of 1998 and designated to fund and facilitate the development of occupational qualifications.
To this end, the Services SETA wishes to appoint a panel of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who will develop Assessment Tools/Instruments for the sector’s registered occupational qualifications for three (3) years.
Members of the panel can be citizens of South Africa or foreign nationals within the Republic with a work permit or Permanent Resident permit. For the listed qualification level of applicants, click here.
Applications or proposals from qualifying Subject Matter Experts should, among others, provide:
The panel will be in charge of Assignments/Project Deliverables and Assessment. Each SMEs will specifically fulfill the following responsibilities for each of the listed Occupational Qualifications with regards to the Assessment Instruments:
Each SMEs will also specifically fulfill the following responsibilities for each of the listed Occupational Qualifications with regards Moderation of the Assessment Instruments:
With regards to the Discretionary Grants Budget, the Services SETA seeks to manage the costs of developing Assessment Tools/Instruments. This is necessitated by the varying prices that are charged across the industry for the same outputs. As such, the SETA has determined unit costs per qualification to assist applicants in the preparation of their budget plans. Allocation of Discretionary Grant funding is at the sole discretion of the Services SETA. Applications undergo evaluation according to a set of criteria including, but not limited to:
Despite Services SETA controlling cost, the following are not eligible for funding from Discretionary Grants:
Interested Applicants should follow the process listed below:
The application window will open on Monday, 23 August 2021 at 08:00 am and will close on Monday, 20 September 2021 at 04:00 pm
Please submit all applications to the following e-mail address: SMEapplications@serviceseta.org.za
To be considered for this Discretionary Grant, the following mandatory supporting documents need to be completed and submitted with this application. Failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification: