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A tracer survey of beneficiaries that completed a learning programme funded by the LGSETA between 2011/12 and 2013/14

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Local Government Sector & Education Training Authority (LGSETA)


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The LGSETA has funded a number of interventions and beneficiaries throughout the NSDS III informed by applicable legislation, key policies and strategies that include among others, the National Development Plan 2030, the 1998 White Paper on Local Government, the Local Government Turnaround Strategy, Skills Development Act of 1998 as amended, Municipal Systems Act of 2000, National Skills Accord, and the White Paper on Post-Schooling Education and Training. The skills development interventions that the LGSETA has funded include Learnerships, Apprenticeships/Artisan Development, Adult Education and Training (AET), Skills Programmes and Bursaries with the objectives of firstly, improving the existing skills base of the local government sector and secondly, developing a supply pipeline for the sector's future skills needs. It is against this background that a tracer survey was conducted to ascertain the impact of LGSETA funded skills development interventions in terms of relevance for current work and future employment opportunities for employed beneficiaries as well as employment prospects/status for those beneficiaries who were unemployed at the time among other factors.

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