Skills Development Facilitators in South Africa

UTILITY OF NATIONAL SCARCE SKILLS LIST

icon-lg-infographic2The National Scarce Skills List can be used to support decision-making with respect to:

-supply-side planning undertaken by public and private education and training institutions (Universities, Further Education and Training Colleges and Adult Education and Training Centres);
-the development of labour market-relevant programmes and qualifications;
-the determination of funding norms for the programme-qualification mix;
-prioritising student funding through institutions such as the National Student Financial Aid Scheme;
-the identification of skills programmes that are facilitated by Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) and to inform SETA -support for bursaries, internships, learnerships and artisan training;
-the identification of training programmes offered by private providers and parastatals;
-career advisory services;
-sector, industry, regional and employer plans; and immigration policies (namely, the issuing of work visas).