ACCREDITATION

RTS is an accredited education and training provider.  We hold accreditation with the following regulating bodies:

  • DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR
  • HWSETA (Health and Welfare Seta)
  • TETA (Transport Seta)
  • SAIOSH (South African Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) – Corporate Membership

Department of Labour

Who is the Department of Labour and what do they do?

The Department of Labour is the Department of the South African government responsible for matters related to employment, including industrial relations, job creation, unemployment insurance and occupational health and safety.

Health and Welfare Seta (HWSETA)

Who is the HWSETA and what do they do?

The HWSETA exists to achieve the following within the health, social development and veterinary sectors:

  • Develop and implement the Sector Skills Plan
  • Skills development planning, programmes and initiatives
  • Monitoring of education and training
  • Identification of workplaces for practical work experience
  • Support and facilitate the development of the National Skills Development Strategy
  • Disbursement of levies collected
  • Forge links with all stakeholders and relevant bodies
  • Account for the effective and efficient use of public monies in line with the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act
  • Promotion of the employment of disabled persons

TETA

Who is the TETA and what do they do?

The Minister of Labour in accordance with the Skills Development Act, Act No 97 of 1998 formally established the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) on 20th March 2000.

 Functions of TETA

  • The development of a Sector Skills Plan (SSP) for the Transport Sector
  • The implementation of the Sector Skills Plan through Learnership Implementation; Approval of Workplace Skills Plans; Allocation of Levy Grants; and the Monitoring of ETD activities in the Transport Sector
  • Quality Assurance of ETD interventions
  • The disbursement of Levy Grants

SAIOSH

Who is SAIOSH and what do they do?

The South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) was established on the historic day when South Africa celebrated the 20th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison on 11 February 2010 by a group of enthusiastic Occupational Health and Safety Professionals from South Africa. Saiosh is recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a professional body to register Occupational Health and Safety Professionals in South Africa in terms of the NQF Act, Act 67 of 2008.