22 February 2021
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INSURANCE INNOVATION CHALLENGE PILOT PROJECT
INSETA and TIA have identified an opportunity for piloting an Insurance Sector Innovation Challenge through identifying and developing 20 innovative solutions addressing Insurance Sector challenges. The 20 innovative solution/business ideas will be from the 20 identified South African innovators,10 (ten) unemployed individuals and 10 (ten) individuals who are at risk of losing their employment or those who have lost their jobs to retrenchments. Please click on the below link for the full advert –
WSP & ATR online sessions invitation
You are invited to take part in the 2021/2022 Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR) online sessions via Microsoft Teams.
This invitation is restricted to the following INSETA Stakeholders: Employers registered with INSETA as Levy or Non–Levy Payers.
- 15/02/2021: Medium/Large (50+)
- 17/02/2021: Small Firms (1-49)
- 18/02/2021 Medium/Large (50+)
- 22/02/2021 Small Firms (1-49)
- 25/02/2021 Medium/Large (50+)
- 26/02/2021 Small Firms (1-49)
Register your participation via email@example.com and specify which date(s) you are registering for.
RAPID ASSESSMENT OF SKILLING AND RESKILLING NEEDS ARISING FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS IN SOUTH AFRICA
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), under the auspices of the Skills Anticipation Component of the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) Project of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), has appointed FR Research Services, led by Prof Hoosen Rasool, to conduct a Rapid Assessment of Skilling and Reskilling Needs Arising from the Effects of the Covid-19 Crisis in South Africa. The overarching objectives of the Rapid Assessment are to help speed recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, to get people back to work safely, to limit career scarring effects by skilling and reskilling, and to take advantages of opportunities that may otherwise dissipate over time.
Refer to attached letter. The DHET is part of the Technical Task team for this project and is represented by Mamphokhu Khuluvhe. You are welcome to contact her or the DDG: SETA Branch – Mr Zukile Mvalo for confirmation.
The overarching objectives of the Rapid Assessment are to help speed recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, to get people back to work safely, to limit career scarring effects by skilling and reskilling, and to take advantages of opportunities that may otherwise dissipate over time.
SURVEY 1 – Individual Skills Needs Survey
We are administering an Individual Skills Needs Survey to YOUTH (under 35 years) and WOMEN (all age groups) as part of the Rapid Assessment. These groups are the most vulnerable in the labour market.
We would greatly appreciate it if you would send out the link to your member companies and training providers requesting them to get female employees to complete the survey. Training providers can send the survey youth beneficiaries of SETA projects – bursaries, internships, apprenticeships, learnerships, etc. The SETA youth staff (under 35 years) and all female staff (of all ages) are also eligible to complete the survey.
Please press control + click to follow the link:
SURVEY 2 – Employer Skills Needs Survey
We are administering an Employer Survey for all employers in the insurance sector. We would greatly appreciate it if you would send out the link to your member companies and request them complete the survey.
Please press control + click to follow the link:
We thank you very much in advance for your co-operation. We value your insights and encourage you to participate in this effort. The findings, which are due early next year, will be significant for sector skills planning for the SETA. It is a rapid assessment, so we need to act quickly.
If you have any questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 083 786 9329.
MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) hereby invites your nominations on its Management Development Programme, which will be known as the MDP Advanced Certificate in Management Practice (ACMP) offered through Henley Business School. For more details kindly click on the below link (full advert).
Closing date for applications and supporting documents is 08 January 2021. For all enquiries on the application process please contact Siyabonga Nkosi – Programme Manager (Henley Business School) Email: email@example.com
INSETA SYSTEM RESTORE
Notice of the 2020 Annual General Meeting
REPLACEMENT OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT (57608) LEGACY QUALIFICATION
INSETA SYSTEM INTERRUPTION
Kindly note that our system will be interrupted from 28 November 2020, please click on the below link for more details.
Business Post Covid-19 Research
This research looks into measures organisations intend to take in order to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business activities in the near future. This research is conducted in collaboration with SEDA, PPC, EdgeGrowth, Profit Share, INSETA, Simondisa and CEDA. The survey will only take approximately 3 minutes to complete
Virtual MSTeams meeting invitation
ATTENTION – CALLING ALL INSETA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROVIDERS WHO WANT TO BE ACCREDITED FOR THE FINANCIAL ADVISOR OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION THAT SERVES AS A REPLACEMENT FOR THE WEALTH MANAGEMENT 5 QUALIFICATION
If this is you, then please join us for a virtual MSTEAMS meeting:
Date: 24 November 2020
Time: 10am – 12pm
Audience: All INSETA providers and anyone who would like to get accreditation for the Financial Advisor qualification
Agenda: The QCTO will present on the INSETA/ QCTO accreditation project in support of the Financial Advisor qualification implementation
Should you be interested in attending this session please RSVP to Events@inseta.org.za by 20 November 2020.
ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT
The INSETA is delighted to announce that we are receiving applications for the Advanced Diploma in Management Development through the Graduate School of Business UCT. For more details please click on the below link:
The closing date is 20 November 2020.
RESKILLING AND ADVANDCED DIPLOMA IN FINANCIAL MARKETS PROJECT
This opportunity is for employees from companies who’s core business falls within the INSETA scope and have submitted a WSP and ATR for the current financial year may apply. For enquires please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on 11 November 2020
EXTENSION – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INSURANCE INNOVATIONS CHALLENGE
The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) in partnership with The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) together with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Grassroots Innovation Programme invite innovators to submit innovative business ideas addressing the challenges faced by the Insurance and related services sector due to the impact of the 4th industrial revolution and the COVID-19 pandemic. For more details kindly click on the below link:
Closing date: 09 November 2020
NOTICE REGARDING DG FUNDING
To INSETA Stakeholders who applied for DG funding
INSETA hereby confirms that the Learning Divisions are finalising DG funding allocations letters for sign off by the CEO. The first batch of these letters will be sent out at the beginning of October 2020; with the second batch following approximately two weeks thereafter.
We remain committed to providing excellent service and are pleased to announce that all staff are now able to work productively off-site. We have however experienced some delays and would therefore like to express our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.
Invitation for suppliers to register on the INSETA Supplier Database