January 2014
Welcome back from the festive season break. We trust that you are well rested and wish you the very best for 2014.

That all important deadline of 15 February 2014 is just around the corner for stakeholders who wish to apply for the various Fasset discretionary grants on offer. Not forgetting that the Mandatory Grant deadline has moved up to 30 April 2014 this year.

Looking forward to the year ahead, we at Fasset are excited to continue our journey in skills development.

Kind Regards
Romaana McKinnon
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New Mandatory Grant Form 2014/2015

The new Mandatory Grant application form for the 2014/2015 is now available on the website for download. The Mandatory Grant is now due on the 30th April 2014 Click here to view a detailed memorandum regarding this grant.
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Learner Messages

Click here to view a few messages from the Fasset-funded Bonani students who completed the programme in 2013.
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No more onsite registration at Lifelong Learning events

Due to a high number of stakeholders arriving at Fasset Lifelong learning (LL) events without prior registration and confirmation, Fasset will no longer be accommodating onsite registration for stakeholders. Please ensure that you register online on for every event.
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Changes in the 2014/2015 grant applications

Click here to plan for your grant submissions for 2014/2015. Although the forms for discretionary grants will be available after 1 April, we have listed all of the important changes to the application forms.
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Fasset Strategy 2014

Available employer benefits and incentives have been described in the following document. Click here to read up on how you can benefit by being registered with Fasset.
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Non-levy payers

Non-levy-paying employers can register with Fasset, and enjoy Seta benefits and incentives. Click here to download the registration form.
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Discretionary Grant Deadline 15 February 2014

The 2013/14 financial year end is fast-approaching and the Discretionary Grant deadline is around the corner. The following Discretionary Grants are due on the 15 February 2014; please click here to download the application forms.
  • Assessor and Moderator Grant
  • Learnership Cash Grant
  • NSFAS Loan Repayment Grant
  • Pivotal Grant (Click here to view a detailed memorandum regarding this grant.)
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Office Etiquette



The Office Etiquette workshop is scheduled nationwide for February 2014; click here to register for the workshop.
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Budget and Tax update 2014



Fasset’s popular Budget and Tax 2014 Update is scheduled for March and April 2014, and will be presented by Probeta training. Please click here to check updates on Lifelong Learning calendar and upcoming workshops.
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Missed Conflict Management event



If you have missed the November 2013 Conflict Management workshop, click here to download the handbook and slides, and stay ahead of the pack.
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Grant payments scheduled for February 2014

The next grant payment run will take place on the 25 February 2014. Click here for the timetable of payment dates.
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Career Guidance

To find out how to get Fasset material for your Career Guidance programme, send an email to romaana.mckinnon@fasset.org.za outlining your requirements.
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Do we have your correct details?

If any of your particulars have changed, please contact Fasset at 086 101 0001 or via email at fassetcallcentre@fasset.org.za, so that we can update your details on our database. You can also login to verify or update your details.
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Fasset Tender Bulletin

Fasset procures a number and variety of services in the course of achieving its objectives. All procurement at the relevant threshold according to supply chain regulations is advertised on our website and we advise prospective service providers to regularly check the Tender Bulletin section for new information relating to Fasset's service requirements.
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Fraud Prevention

In order to assist Fasset in giving effect to our Fraud Prevention Plan, we encourage all stakeholders to make use of the Fasset Tip Offs Hotline 0800 205 054 to notify Fasset of any suspected fraudulent activities impacting on Fasset.
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Win Win Win

Congratulations to Paulina Halane the winner of our website lucky draw competition for November/December 2013.