Skills Development (SDP)

Overview and Functions of SDP Division

The Skills Development Planning (SDP) Division is divided into three sub-divisions, namely:

  • Learning Programmes
  • Workplace Skills Planning
  • Projects

The SDP Division’s core mandate is to co-ordinate support by encouraging constituent registered employers to submit mandatory grant reports (workplace skills plans and implementation reports) as per the Skills Development Act and Skills Development Levies act.

Targets set out for the division in addressing skills needs within the Health and Social development sector:

  • To register and implement learning programmes (Learnerships, Skills Programmes, Internships and Bursaries)
  • To administer the submission of Workplace Skills Plans and Implementation Reports (WSPIRs)
  • To support / facilitate the implementation of the National Skills Development Strategy
  • To capacitate Skills Development Facilitators (SDFs) in driving the NSDS.
  • Assist stakeholders with any skills development/ HWSETA related processes.


  • Receiving, capturing and approving Workplace Skills Plans and Implementation Reports
  • Implement training of sector specialists / SDFs on the Sector Guide
  • Administering Change of SETA Jurisdiction applications
  • Funding the training of learners on the New Venture Creation qualification, and exploring opportunities to support the establishment of enterprises for them
  • Funding the placement of learners to gain Work Experience. This could be through directly approaching employers or by formalising agreements with Further and Higher Education Institutions for the purposes of learner placement
  • Receiving and approving Expression of Interest applications
  • Issuing of proof of registration and completion of learners (necessary for those employers who qualify to receive the Tax Rebate)


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Name Title Tel
Mr. Patrick Samuels Executive Manager (011) 607 6900
Ms. Moloko Magolele Divisional Secretary (011) 607 6975

Learning Programmes Sub-Division

Mr. Nhlanhla Motsa Learning Programme Manager (011) 607 6966
Ms. Maureen Sigamla Learning Programme Officer (011) 607 6954
Ms. Glory Msomi Learning Programme Administrator Communicate by e-mail
Ms. Lindiwe Malambe Learning Programme Administrator (011) 607 6922
Ms. Nozimbali Alidi Learning Programme Administrator (011) 607 6935
Ms. Precious Molosiwa Learning Programme Administrator (011) 607 6939
Ms Innocentia Mokone Intern (011) 607 6934
Mr Enkey Lechaba Intern (011) 607 6921

WSP Sub-division

Ms. Bronwen Du Plessis WSP Manager (011) 607 7022
Mr. Christo Lebatie WSP Administrator Communicate by e-mail
Mr. Samuel Teffo WSP Evaluator (011) 607 6951
Ms Tiisetso Shidi WSP Administrator (011) 607 6962
Ms Matevhu Ramapala Intern (011) 607 6962

Projects Sub-division

Mrs. Luyanda Lokwe Projects Manager (011) 607 6920
Ms. Meisie Lekhotla Projects Officer (011) 607 6946
Ms Nkele Mphela Projects Administrator (011) 607 6963