Skills development

A Military Veteran or his/her dependant may, subject to Military Veterans Act 18 of December 2011, Section 5 (1) have access to the following benefits:

  • education, training and skills development
  • facilitation of employment placement

  1. The Skills Development Programme facilitates:
    • Access to training and development intervention through SETA’s, private sector service providers as well as other government departments
    • Job opportunities in various government and private sector through Memorandum of Understanding and partnership agreements
    • Recognition of Prior Learning for transferability of skills attained.
  2. Criteria to qualify for skills development funding:
    • a positive verification on the DMV database;
    • database verified dependents.
  3. Documents required to apply for skills development funding:
    • DMV application form
    • Suppliers database form (institution of learning);
    • Quotation (must not exceed R 40 000.00);
    • Certified copy of an identity document of beneficiary and if the applicant is a dependent, he or she must bring both his/her certified copy of an identity document and of their beneficiary’s copy.

NB: Department of Military Veterans does not pay deposit, advance or make any payments to service providers. This is attributed to the PFMA Act which states that a service should be rendered before any payment can be made.

Procedure to follow for the training and skills development benefit.

Name Contact number
JULIUS MLAHLEKI 079 212 2837

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