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Constitutional Mandate

PSETA as a public entity within the ambit of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) derives its Constitutional mandate from Section 2 read with Schedule 4 of the Constitution which lists education at all levels, excluding tertiary education as a functional area of concurrent national and provincial legislative competence.

Skills Development Act

SETAs are established in terms of Section 9 of the Skills Development Act. The Minister may, in the prescribed manner, establish a sector education and training authority with a constitution for any national economic sector.