LGSETA Local Government SETA
The Local Government, Water and Related Services SETA was established in terms of the Skills Development Act (1998). In terms of the provisions of the Act, the SETA was first established in 2000 and was recertified by the Minister of Labour in March 2005, with a reduced scope of coverage that excluded the Water Sector. It was at this stage renamed the The Local Government Sector Education & Training Authority (LGSETA). In 2011 responsibility for all SETAs was moved from the Department of Labour to the newly established Department of Higher Education and Training. The LGSETA was recertified by the Minister for the National Skills Development Strategy lll period (2011-2016).