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Welcome to CHIETA

The Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA) is a statutory body that was established by The Skills Development Act 97 of 1998. Our purpose as a SETA is to facilitate skills development in the chemical industries sector and to ensure that skills needs are identified and addressed through a number of initiatives by the SETA and the sector.



The CHIETA offers learnerships and other youth programmes to unemployed youth with the aim of promoting employability in line with government policy as per National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS III) objectives. View More...

Skills Development Training Providers

Training providers of education and training must be accredited with an Education and Training Quality Assurance (ETQA) body under the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). View More..
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The CHIETA makes grant funding available during a window period in which it accepts applications from the employers. The opening of this window is advertised on the CHIETA website, national and community media. View More...

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Our Impact

The CHIETA has delivered excellently and has achieved and/or exceeded all of its pre-determined Organisational Performance Targets contracted with the Executive Authority in the approved CHIETA Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan. CHIETA 2020/21 Integrated Annual Report (Coming soon)

Strategic Projects R18,45 Million
DG Allocations R179,60 Million
Career Guidance R9,33 Million
Total Learners 8374, Employed 2578 and Unemployed 5776
Certificates Issued 2117
Workplace Approvals 76