Notices

NOTICES

15 July 2024

Adjustment of Planned EISA Dates

Notice is given to all INSETA stakeholders regarding the adjustment of planned EISA dates for the remainder of 2024. Click on the below link for more details:

Postponement of EISA Exams

05 July 2024

Extension of Skills Development Providers (SDPs), Assessor and Moderator Registration July 2024

This memo serves to advise Insurance and related financial services stakeholders of arrangements in place to extend the accreditation and registration end dates for eligible Skills Development Providers (SDPs), Assessors and Moderators, per the INSETA issued circular, “Implications on the Directive on the Implementation and Transitional Agreements for PRE-2009 Qualifications” dated 19 June 2024. Please click on the below link for more details:

Memo to Stakeholders – Extension of SDP Accreditation Assessor and Moderator Registration July 2024

19 June 2024

Implications on the Directive on the Implementation and Transitional Agreements for PRE-2009 Qualifications

Kindly see the attached update regarding the Implementation and Transitional Agreements for PRE-2009 Qualifications. Click on the below link for more details:

Implications on the Directive on the Implementation and Transitional Agreements

For more details or enquiries, kindly contact the ETQA Manager: Sibusiso Zulu SibusisoZ@inseta.org.za

10 June 2024

DIRECTIVE ON IMPLEMENTATION AND TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS PRE – 2009

In light of pressing matters (Including the Gazette No. 50742), the QCTO has scheduled a meeting with all SETAs at a QP Forum meeting on the 14th of June 2024 for a discussion on the implications of the said Gazette. This meeting will bring about a common understanding on the interpretations of matters contained therein. To that extend, INSETA will issue its stakeholder communique related to how the sector is impacted immediately after the QCTO QP Forum meeting as scheduled.

Issued by

Executive Manager: Operations
Mr. Leslie Kwapeng

03 June 2024

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Launch

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. This powerful tool will streamline our interactions, enhance communication, and optimize collaboration across all our department.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stay connected and engage with us.

Register now:

https://inseta.recadibiz.co.za/crm/authentication/register

INSETA CRM Launch

07 May 2024

INSETA REGISTERED LEVY AND NON-LEVY PAYING EMPLOYERS

To request an extension for your 2024 Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR) application, please complete this form. Your submission will be considered by INSETA in accordance with section 4(8) of the SETA Grant Regulations.

It is important to note that missing the legislated extended deadline of 31 May 2024, if approved, will result in employers losing their Mandatory Grants (20% rebate) and the opportunity to apply for INSETA Discretionary Grants.

For more information and guidance, please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated skills team below:

Mr. London Malinga: malingab@inseta.org.za
Ms. Tasmin Davids:  tasmind@inseta.org.za
Mr. Ernest Kaplan: ernestk@inseta.org.za
Mr. Aubrey Manganyi: aubreym@inseta.org.za
Mr. Zakariya Desi: zakariyyad@inseta.org.za

Click on the below link to complete the form:

https://forms.office.com/r/63TquvmFZJ

08 April 2024

Mandatory Grant Application Window Closing Date

A reminder that the deadline for the submission of Workplace Skills Plans (WSP) and Annual Training Reports (ATR)  is 30 April 2024. Please click on the below link for more details:

Mandatory Grant Letter to Stakeholders April 2024

26 February 2024

Statement by the Board of INSETA

Over the past weeks INSETA has been the subject of discussion in some quarters of the insurance sector and in the media. This was as a result of the allegations of corruption which were levelled against INSETA. Please click on the below link for more details:

Statement by the Board of INSETA

15 February 2024

Postponement of 5th April 2024 External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA) Exams

This confirms postponement of 5th April 2024 EISA Examinations, please click on the below link for more details:

April 2024 – EISA Postponement Letter

06 February 2024

MEDIA STATEMENT INSETA/ GIFS MATTER

The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) seeks to address recent allegations and provide clarity on the timeline of events surrounding the de-accreditation of the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS). Please click on the below links for more details:

Media Statement – GIFS INSETA Matter 6 February 2024

Court Order 16.01.2024 ordered GIFS to pay INSETA legal costs and for their matter to be struct of the roll_

19 January 2024

ETQA Process Memo to external Stakeholder on the GIFS matter

This memorandum serves to advise the sector regarding the DE ACCREDITATION OF GRADUATE INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL SCIENCES known as “ GIFS” and the process going forward thereof. All enquires must be addressed to the ETQA Manager Mr Sibusiso Zulu at sibusisoz@inseta.org.za

ETQA Process Memo to external Stakeholder on the GIFS matter

18 January 2024

Media Reports on the INSETA/GIFS Matter

The purpose of this letter is to address recent media speculation and reporting concerning our organisation with the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS). Please click on the below link for more details:

External Letter to Stakeholders INSETA GIFS Matter

18 December 2023

DE-ACCREDITATION OF THE GRADUATE INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL SCIENCES (GIFS) AS AN INSETA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROVIDER (SDP) WITH ACCREDITATION NUMBER A585000104

This memorandum serves to advise the sector regarding DE-ACCREDITATION OF THE GRADUATE INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL SCIENCES (GIFS) with immediate effect 14 December 2023. Please click on the below link for more details:

GIFS Quality Assurance – INSETA Memo as at 14 December 2023

18 December 2023

QCTO ACCREDITED SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROVIDERS (SDP)

The Purpose of the NOTICE is for each accredited Skills Development Provider (SDP) or Assessment Centre (AC) offering QCTO Full and Part Qualifications to provide vital learner information required by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) to perform its Quality Assurance Function for each learner that achieves a Full or Part Qualification. Please click on the below link for more details:

QCTO Notice to all QCTO Skills Development Providers – LEISA Communicaque

16 November 2023

NOTICE – POSTPONEMENT OF EISA EXAMINATIONS

Kindly note that the EISA Examinations that were scheduled for December 2023 have been postponed.

Should you wish to amend the EISA packs already submitted to INSETA for candidates, kindly do so on or before 28th Nov 2023.

As in the letter, the postponement will enable INSETA to comply with all requirements in the management of the EISA process as well as finalize the identification of additional assessment centre venues particularly in outline areas e.g. Eastern Cape, George, Free State etc. These areas have identified candidates that must sit for the EISA. Please click on the below link for more details:

NOTICE – POPSTPONEMENT OF EISA EXAMINATIONS

30 October 2023

COMPLIANCE NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 83(3)(d) OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services has, on 27 August 2021, gazetted the Regulations relating to the Promotion of Access to Information, 2021 (“PAIA Regulations”). The Regulator is, among others, empowered to monitor and enforce compliance by public and private bodies with the provisions of the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (“PAIA”).

Compliance Notice in terms of section 83(3)(d) of PAIA..docx.docx

InfoRegSA-PAIA-Form02-Reg7

InfoRegSA-PAIA-Form04-Reg9

Form-3-PAIA

22 September 2023

Mandatory Grant Payments

For more information regarding the Mandatory Grant payments please click on the below link:

Skills Development Circular No 9 of 2023

27 July 2023

INSETA MIS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

A comprehensive MIS Recovery and Stabilization plan has been developed and is currently being implemented to stabilize operations and ensure full functionality of the system. Please click on the below link for a detailed plan:

MIS Communication – July

MIS Support User Guide_July 2023

15 May 2023

TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS ALIGNED TO THE PHASING OUT OF INSETA QUALITY ASSURED LEGACY QUALIFICATIONS

This memorandum serves to advise the sector regarding transitional arrangements to be instituted allowing for, the smooth phasing out of historically registered qualifications, and the implementation of the new occupational qualifications quality assured by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). Please click on the below link for more details:

Quality Assurance Transitional Arrangements

07 March 2023

MANDATORY GRANTS, DISCRETIONERY GRANTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS WINDOWS (OPENING DATE)

This letter serves to announce the dates for the opening of the INSETA Discretionary Funding and Mandatory Windows, please click on the below link for more details:

INSETA Letter – DG Windows Mar 2023

01 February 2023

STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATION ON THE DRAFT SETA GRANT REGULATIONS

Kindly see  communique in relation to the Grant Regulations. Please click on the below link for more details:

Grant regulations communication

47926 Grant Regulations

20 January 2023

MIS DOWN-TIME (MAINTENANCE)

Due to maintenance, the INSETA MIS will not be available from the 20th of January 2023, 17H00 to 23rd January 2023, 07H00. Please click on the below link for more details.

MIS Communique – 20 January 2023

21 December 2022

MIS DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

Kindly see the latest update in relation to the INSETA MIS Development and Implementation, click on the below link:

MIS Letter to Stakeholders 22 December 2022

01 December 2022

INSETA’S CHANGE OF PHYSICAL ADDRESS

The INSETA would like to announce to our valued stakeholders, that we will be moving our office location effective 1 December 2022. Please click on the below link for more details:

Office Move

17 October 2022

MIS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

Kindly see  communique update in relation to the INSETA MIS System Development and Implementation, click on the below link

INSETA MIS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

22 July 2022

MIS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

Kindly see  communique in relation to the INSETA MIS System Development and Implementation.

MIS Communique

03 June 2022

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) ACCESS

The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) hereby advises all stakeholders that the new MIS system will undergo maintenance from 16H00, the 3rd of June 2022 to 10H00, the 6th of June 2022. Please click on the below link for more details:

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) ACCESS

02 June 2022

NOTICE – CREDITS AND CERTIFICATES 

For acquired credits and certification queries please contact: certificationqueries@inseta.org.za

 For SDP QA queries please contact your designated QA person

01 June 2022

INSETA MIS System Quick Guide

MIS Quick Guide

13 May 2022

COMMITMENT TO HOST LEARNERS

The INSETA request stakeholders to indicate their intention to host learners on work-based learning programmes, kindly click on the below link for more details:

INSETA Employability Programme

Email to youthemployability@inseta.org.za

03 May 2022

INSETA MIS SKILLS MODULE

We are pleased to announce that the long-awaited INSETA MIS will be available for usage from 01 May 2022. Please click on the below link for more details.

MIS Skills Module letter to Stakeholders

30 March 2022

MIS SKILLS MODULE GOES LIVE

We are pleased to announce the successful Go Live of the INSETA Management Information System (MIS) Skills module, please click on the below link for more details –

COMMUNIQUE – MIS SKILLS MODULE GOES LIVE

28 February 2022

INSETA VENDOR PORTAL

We are pleased to announce the successful Go Live of the INSETA Vendor portal in January 2022. The portal enable suppliers to upload and update supplier data via online application which is secure with one-time passwords and workflow to communicate the status of the application.

Vendor Portal Goes Live

10 January 2022

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FROM SDPs REGARDING LEARNERS

Skills Development Providers (SDPs) are kindly requested to indicate if they have or intend to have learners that will sit and write EISA examinations in April 2022. Please click on the below link to complete and forward the form to NyikoM@inseta.org.za by no later than the date as per the form.

EISA reply form

01 October 2021

FPI – Financial Education For All

To celebrate Financial Planning Week, FPIMyMoney123™ and their partners FPI professional members, ASISA, FSCA, Ombudsman for Long-Term Insurance and others have put together an impressive roster of free financial education content based on this year’s global theme: Live your today and plan your tomorrow. Click on the below link for more details.

Press Release

23 September 2021

NOTICE, CONSENT AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT IN TERMS OF THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT 4 OF 2013 (POPIA)

NOTICE, CONSENT AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT IN TERMS OF THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT 4 OF 2013 (POPIA)

23 September 2021

INSETA POPI NOTICE AND CONSENT FORM

INSETA POPI NOTICE AND CONSENT FORM

07 September 2021

INVITATION TO SUBMIT DISCRETIONARY GRANT PROPOSALS 2021/22

Invitation for special projects proposals 2021/22

06 August 2021

WISHING OUR PHENOMENAL WOMEN IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR AND BEYOND A HAPPY WOMEN’s DAY

Happy Woman’s day 2021

06 July 2021

REQUEST FOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROVIDER INFORMATION

Please see below request for information to all INSETA Accredited Skills Development Providers (SDPs) to enable the collation of information required by the ETQA.

INSETA Accredited SDP REQUEST FOR INFORMATION 6 JULY 2021

Accredited Skills Development Practitioner Staff Information Template – vaccinations

VACCINATION OF PSET STAFF UNDER A PRIORITY ROLLOUT PLAN FOR Skills Centres – template letter

02 July 2021

PROGRESS ON THE INSETA MIS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

MIS Communications

18 June 2021

Attention: Inseta Stakeholders

Disaster Management Act: Regulations: Alert level 3 during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Alert level 3 during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

01 June 2021

SAQA’s FEEDBACK ON SAQA BOARD APPROVAL TO EXTEND THE REGISTRATION TIMEFRAME OF THE INSURANCE RELATED HISTORICALLY REGISTERED QUALIFICATIONS

INSURANCE RELATED QUALIFICATIONS

31 May 2021

INSTRUCTION REGARDING LEARNERS WITH PARTIAL COMPLETIONS

This memo is issued to advise INSETA accredited Skills Development Providers of the process regarding learners with partial completions.

Memo to SDPs

07 May 2021

CLOSURE OF INSETA FUNDED PROGRAMMES

All Skills Development Providers (SDPs) with outstanding verifications (external moderations) for INSETA funded learning programmes that commenced as at 01 April 2020 and ended on the 31 March 2021, are requested to declare all registered funded learners no later than the 30 May 2021.

SDP Memo – Verification of Learner Achievements

26 February 2021

MIS COMMUNICATION

Kindly read the enclosed communication regarding the change to a new Management Information System (MIS) that will affect all stakeholders going forward.

Should you require assistance regarding the new system please only use the following email address: misproject2021@inseta.org.za

If you send this to any other email addresses, your queries will not be responded to.

Thanking you in advance.

INSETA EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

MIS Communications to Stakeholders

19 February 2021

WSP & ATR system is now open

Our WSP & ATR system is open and live to start with the process of submitting your reports and plans, please visiting our website: https://indicium.inseta.org.za/Account/Login.aspx

MEMO – WSP ATR

Registration of Reviewed Occupational Qualification: Insurance Underwriter NQF 5

The Occupational Qualification: Insurance Underwriter NQF Level 5 has been successfully reviewed and duly registered by SAQA. Please click on the below link:

SDP Communique – OQ Underwriter Review

Date: 29 January 2021

Insurance Body of Knowledge Book Series

The Chair in Insurance Education at Wits University, in partnership with the Insurance Sector Education & Training Authority (INSETA) has made available the first two volumes of the Insurance Body of Knowledge Book Series for download.

The books were authored by Professor Robert Vivian and Dr Albert Mushai in consultation and collaboration with INSETA and the insurance industry. The books are intended for use by staff and students of colleges and universities for teaching and learning purposes.

Book 1: The legal system, legal principles and insurance products (ISBN 978-0-620-90656-2) General Principles of Insurance Volume 1 eBook 241120 (1)

Book 2: State insurance funds and specialized insurance markets (ISBN 978-0-620-90657-9) General Principles of Insurance Volume 2 eBook 241120

INSETA SYSTEM RESTORE

MEMO RE INSETA SYSTEM RESTORE

REPLACEMENT OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT (57608) LEGACY QUALIFICATION

REPLACEMENT OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT (57608) LEGACY QUALIFICATION

UPDATE ON THE MIS SYSTEM INTERRUPTION

Kindly see latest update on the MIS System Interruption from 28 November 2020, please click on the below link for more details.

CEO MEMO – SYSTEM INTERRUPTION

INSETA SYSTEM INTERRUPTION

Kindly note that our system will be interrupted from 28 November 2020, please click on the below link for more details.

MEMO RE INSETA SYSTEM INTERRUPTION

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.

INSETA Management

ALL INSETA ACCREDITED SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROVIDERS AND TVET COLLEGES

Please note the below Memo from the QCTO.

For more information please contact our ETQA Manager Ms Lesha Maharajh: lesham@inseta.org.za or our Chief Operations Officer Ms Tumi Peele: tumip@inseta.org.za

Covid-19 Memorandum 2

ALL INSETA ACCREDITED SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROVIDERS AND EMPLOYERS

Please note the below Memo from the QCTO.

For more information please contact our ETQA Manager Ms Lesha Maharajh: lesham@inseta.org.za or our Chief Operations Officer Ms Tumi Peele: tumip@inseta.org.za

COVID-19 Memorandum 1

Frequently Asked Questions – Workplace Skills Plan, Mandatory Grant and Levy Information

WORKPLACE SKILLS PLAN, MANDATORY GRANT AND LEVY INFORMATION

MEDIA STATEMENT – FURTHER TAX MEASURES TO COMBAT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Further tax measures to combat COVID-19

COVID-19 Guidelines from the Ministry of Higher Education and Training

A directive from the Ministry of Higher Education and Training was received on 10 April 2020 outlining COVID-19 guidelines for all SETAs.

INSETA response to DHET COVID-19 Regulations

FAQs during COVID-19 extended lockdown period

Frequently Asked Questions During COVID-19

To ensure continuity of service to Stakeholders, the INSETA has developed Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to assist Stakeholders during the COVID-19 Lockdown period.

FAQs DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN PERIOD final

Mandatory Grants Payment Notice

Mandatory Grants Payment Notice

Communication on the Workplace Based Learning Programme

COMMUNICATION ON THE WORKPLACE BASED LEARNING PROGRAMME

Registration of a realigned Occupational Qualifications 

INSETA FA Memo to SDPs

MEDIA ADVISORY – The Insurance SETA and Nkangala TVET College partner to host a Finance/Insurance Careers Day

MEDIA ADVISORY-The Insurance SETA and Nkangala TVET College partner to host a Finance-Insurance Careers Day

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, Vol. 649, 22 July 2019, No. 42589

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