With an increasing number of skilled labourers exiting the labour force there is a definite need for skills development in South Africa. Businesses are also encouraged to strive towards acceptable BEE levels and compliance with the Skills Development Act. What some businesses do not realise, though, is that you need to submit a workplace skills plan (WSP) to do this.
What is a WSP?
A WSP is the term used to refer to a business’s plan for training and skills development programmes, as described by the Skills Development Act. This plan needs to be submitted together with a Pivotal Plan and Annual Training Report, which will then be approved by whichever SETA the business is required to register with.
Why you should submit a WSP
Simply put, although it is not legally compulsory for a business to submit a WSP, it is necessary to be fully compliant with the requirements … Read the rest