Who we are

Vision and Mission

The Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) is one of the 21 SETAs mandated to facilitate skills development and training in different economic sectors of South Africa—TETA being Transport Sector focused. TETA’s areas of operation cut across rail, aerospace, maritime, road freight, road passenger, taxi, freight handling, and forwarding and clearing transport industry subsectors. The authority is committed to ensuring that through the implementation of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) and other national mandates such as the New Growth Path and the National Development Plan a pool of individuals highly skilled, competitive and competent to function effectively within the Transport Sector is built.

Our Vision

To be at the heart of skills innovation in the Transport Sector.

Our Mission

To provide an innovative Quality Assurance and Skills Development Framework in the Transport Sector by exceeding SLA and stakeholder requirements in a cost effective manner through our motivated and competent people.


Trust | Responsibility | Respect | Accountability | Positive attitude | Commitment | Innovation

Operational Areas

  • Aerospace
  • Forwarding and Clearing
  • Freight Handling
  • Maritime
  • Rail
  • Road Freight
  • Road Passenger
  • Taxi

Strategic Goals

  1. To provide administrative support services and enable TETA to deliver on its mandate and ensure compliance with all governance imperatives.
  2. Establish mechanisms for skills planning and research capacity.
  3. Increase access to occupationally directed programmes within the Transport Sector
  4. Strengthening the quality assurance system.

Priorities and Key Achievements

Our priorities centre around research, SMME support, green economy, artisan development, access to institutions of higher education, rural development, career guidance, leadership development and training. The following are some of our key achievements in the 2016/17 financial year.

  • Bursaries: A total of 253 learners will be funded for the 2017 academic year until completion to the value of R41 972 000.00
  • Skills programmes employed: A total of 461 learners have been funded for different skills to the value of R2 792 260.00
  • Skills programmes unemployed: A total of 783 learners have been funded for driver skills programmes to the value of R7 004 675.00
  • Learnership employed: A total of 1 261 learners have been funded to the value of R43 183 045
  • Learnership unemployed: A total of 1 428 learners have been funded to the value of R73 344 600
  • Artisan Development programme: A total of 468 learners have been funded to the value of R79 998 000.00
  • Cadetship programme (Marine): A total of 46 learners have been funded to the value of R7 275 000.00
  • Work Integrated Programme: Internships, Workplace Experience & Graduate Development : A total of 654 learners have been funded to the value of R29 059 800.00
  • AET Programme: A total of 540 learners have been funded towards AET programme to the value of R4 842 500.00


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