May 2014
With the Mandatory Grant deadline already passed, Fasset is hard at work with the assessment process to ensure that the first payment for 2014/2015 is made in August 2014.

We have just opened four funding windows and invite bidders to submit proposals for academic and bridging programmes. Please see point number three below and make sure that you download the bid documents.

There are also a number of Fasset Lifelong Learning events on offer over the next few months, so be sure to register early to avoid disappointment.

To find out about what's happening at Fasset, read below, or visit the website: www.fasset.org.za

Kind Regards
Romaana McKinnon
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Time and Stress Management



Register here for Fasset's Time and Stress Management event, scheduled for June 2014. This event will focus on sharing practical information and tools to be applied in order to manage stress more effectively.
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Call for employer applications: FASSET TVET (FET) learners work experience project

Fasset is funding TVET learners, placed at employers in the sector, for 18 months' work experience as required for completion of the National N Diploma. Closing date for applications (first intake): 15 June 2014. The application form and related information can be accessed here. Queries may be directed to Molly Rabaloi (molly.rabaloi@fasset.org.za) or Marlie Spencer (marlie.spencer@fasset.org.za).
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Invitation to Bid: Academic and Bridging Programmes

Fasset requires the services of one or more suitably qualified service providers who are located in South Africa, to provide:
  1. Bridging programmes for access into higher education: NQF 5
  2. Bridging programmes for access into employment: NQF 6 - 7
  3. Academic programmes that will lead to completion of academic and/or professional body qualifications and/or designations: NQF 6 - 8 (the programme should lead to placement in the Fasset sector)
  4. Academic programmes that will lead to completion of academic and/or professional body qualifications and/or designations: NQF 6 - 8 (the programme should lead to placement in any sector)
Bid documentation is available for downloading.
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Developing and Implementing Strategy



The Developing and Implementing Strategy workshop was held in May 2014 in a number of venues in South Africa. Final material from the event will be available for download on the Fasset website soon.
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Performance Management



The Performance Management workshop was held in April 2014 in a number of venues in South Africa. Final material from the event and a self-assessment is available for download on the Fasset website.
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Learnership Agreements

The various Fasset learnerships have unique requirements and processes for registration. For ease of understanding, please refer to the following summary per learnership. Employers should ensure that the latest Fasset learnership agreement is completed, and that two copies are submitted with the original.
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Non-levy payers



Non-levy paying employers can register with Fasset, and enjoy Seta benefits and incentives, such as attending free training events. Click here to download the registration form.
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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 Clema Mangwato the winner of our website lucky draw competition for April 2014.