Training Benchmarks for the Finance and Accounting Services Sector
01 April 2015
Fasset has conducted research into the Training Benchmarks for the Finance and Accounting Services Sector. The report shows the Fasset sector trends in the area of transformation and levels of workplace training. For the full report, please click here.
Fasset Incentives Update 2015
17 March 2015
To ensure that firms enjoy the benefits of being a member, Fasset is hosting the 2015/2016 incentives and strategy update. In particular, the event will include details on the Mandatory Grant, which is due 30 April 2015. The strategy is in line with the 2012 funding regulations as well as the White Paper for Post-School Education and Training.
Fasset management will facilitate this workshop and will be available to answer questions.
Click here to register your attendance on-line. Registration for the first event closes on 02 April 2015 thereafter, 05 working days before the commencement of each event.
Influencing and Negotiating Skills – April 2015
13 March 2015
Fasset invites registered members to join us in a Full-day workshop on Influencing and Negotiation Skills. This workshop defines negotiation and influence; and will focus on the basic types and phases of negotiation, as well as the skills you need to become an effective negotiator.
This course defines negotiation and influence; and will focus on the basic types and phases of negotiation, as well as the skills you need to become an effective negotiator.
Click here to register your attendance online. Registration for the first event closes on 01 April 2015 thereafter, 05 working days before the commencement of each workshop.
Fasset Research Plan 2015/2016
10 March 2015
Employer participation is critical to the implementation of the SETA’s research agenda and research plans. A plan for the 2015/2016 is being finalised, however employer involvement in three information gathering and grant exercises will be required in the first quarter months of the 2015 calendar year. These include:
- Discretionary Grant submission,
- Mandatory Grant submission, and
- Survey of costs associated with implementing learnerships to determine the structure and value of SETA incentives and grants.
Click here to read more or contact the Research Department at Fasset
Invitation to Quote: Printing of Course Material
6 March 2015
The appointment of a service provider to provide the printing services for Fasset material from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.
Please quote Reference: FAS/TL/DP/ PRINTING/CON697 in all correspondence. Correspondence without a reference number will not be attended to.
NOTE: No briefing session will be held.
Click here to download the bid documentation.
The closing date for submissions is 27 March 2015 at 11h00. No late submissions will be considered.
2015/2016 Mandatory Grant
2 March 2015
The Mandatory Grant application system for 50 (+), 50(-) and Government Departments is live. Please consult the guidelines in Document Library on the Fasset website for further information, or contact the Call Centre on 086 101 0001. The deadline for this grant is 30 April 2015.
QCTO re-registers qualifications for an additional three year period
26 February 2015
The qualifications registered on the Occupational Qualification Sub-framework (OQSF) are due to expire on 30 June 2015. Confirmation has been received from the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) that all active qualifications will be re-registered for an additional three year period with a two year teach-out period. A total of 143 inactive qualifications will be deregistered, 4 of which fall within Fasset’s scope of quality assurance. The remaining 37 qualifications within Fasset’s scope of quality assurance will be re-registered. Follow the links below to view the communication:
Budget and Tax Update – March 2015
10 February 2015
Fasset invites registered members to join us in a half-day seminar on Budget and Tax Update 2015.
Fasset's half-day Budget and Tax Update seminar will again be held countrywide in March 2015 and will cover the relevant and appropriate aspects of the Minister of Finance's Budget Speech as well as some amendments to tax legislation and practice during the last financial year, offering you an unique opportunity to bring yourself up-to-date with the latest developments.
Click here to register your attendance online. Registration for the first event closes on 26 February 2015 thereafter, 5 working days before the commencement of each seminar.