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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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Performance Overview

The CHIETA’s performance 2021/22 in respect of learners, SMMEs, co-operatives supported and certificates issued. CHIETA 2021/22 Integrated Annual Report

Unqualified Audit Opinion from the Auditor-General of South Africa
100 Million Reached Through Strategic Communication
18 322 Number of Learners Supported
54 Number of Co-Ops Supported
105 Number of SMMEs Supported
4 236 Certificates Issued by CHIETA ETQA