The Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)
The Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) is tasked with the responsibility of education, training and skills development in the Transport Sector. Taking cognisance of the pivotal role transport plays in the economic and social development of the country as a whole and the changes that are happening globally, TETA has consciously set itself up to be at the forefront of innovation in training and human capital development.
The Minister of Labour in accordance with the Skills Development Act, Act No 97 of 1998 formally established the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) on 20th March 2000.
It was formed on the backbone of five former Industry Training Boards namely, Aerospace, Maritime, Road Freight, Road Passenger and Transnet Training Boards. These ITB’s were dissolved at the same time as the establishment of the Sector Education and Training Authorities.
Demarcation of Transport Sector
The Transport Sector has been demarcated into eight sub-sectors / industries and encompasses the Aerospace, Forwarding & Clearing, Freight Handling, Maritime, Rail, Road Freight, Road Passenger and Taxi Sub Sectors.