Discretionary Grant Applications -Agri-SETA

  • Posted on: 8 September 2017
  • By: Jade Mcgrillen

                          Applications will close on 31 October 2017                            

 

PRIORITY AREAS

Learnerships (18.1 and 18.2):

The allocation of funds will be aligned to the AgriSETA strategic objectives with emphasis on the Sector Scarce and Critical Skills, some of the training interventions that preference will be given to are amongst others, but not limited to, the following occupations/interventions:

  • Farm Equipment/Machinery Operator
  • Landscape Gardner NQF 3
  • Forklift Driver NQF 2
  • (Please see a list of Scarce and Critical skills on www.agriseta.co.za)

New Venture Creation (NVC):

Artisan Development:

Bursaries 

Learners who have been funded the previous year and would like to continue with the same qualification, are supposed to re-apply (Continuations).

  • Veterinary NQF 8
  • Agricultural Scientist NQF 8
  • Agricultural Farm Manager NQF 7 etc

Internships:

Funding for Internships shall only be for learners who require practical exposure in order to obtain a qualification in agriculture.

 The allocation of funds will be aligned to the AgriSETA strategic objectives with emphasis on the Sector Scarce and Critical Skills.

 Some of the training interventions that preference will be given to are amongst others, but not limited to, the following occupations/interventions:

  • Farm Equipment/Machinery Operator
  • Landscape Gardner NQF 3
  • Forklift Driver NQF 2

(Please see a list of Scarce and Critical skills on www.agriseta.co.za)

Who can apply?

  • All AgriSETA levy paying employers
  • Commodity Organizations
  • Non-Government Organisations
  • Community-Based Organisations
  • Community Based Cooperatives
  • Small BEE firms

FUNDING CATEGORIES LEARNERSHIPS

The value of the Grant per learner for:

  • Employed learners (18.1) R19 292.00
  • Unemployed learners (18.2) R23 108.00
  • Allowance per learner (18.2) R9 624.00

The number of learners per application should preferably not exceed 15 per application.

ARTSAN DEVELOPMENT

  • R50 000.00

INTERNSHIPS

  • R45 000.00

BURSARIES

  • R37 500.00 (Under Graduate)
  • R60 000.00 (Post Graduate)

PLEASE CONTACT OUR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TEAM FOR ASSISTANCE