The Benefits of Skills Development Facilitation

Businesses and organisations can greatly benefit from Skills Development Facilitation in the following ways:

Enhancing employee morale by investing in- and empowering individuals.

Your business can apply for SDL funds from the registered SETA with up to 60% of expenditure refunded annually.

Employee training leads to empowerment, motivation, and increased job satisfaction, which results in reduced absenteeism and staff retention.

Experience a decrease in staff turnover and increase in staff performance.

Adds to business portfolio and ensures a differential advantage.

Employee development programmes will attract the most suitable candidates.


Our Services



A Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) is a person appointed by a business organisation to act as a go-between the relevant company and Seta.

The Skills Development Act and additionally Skills Development Levies Act, necessitates and requires all businesses and organizations with a aggregate total annual payroll of R500 000 and more – to register and enlist for Skills Development Levies (SDL)

Skills Development Facilitation

We are your number one SDF, because we:

Focus on advancing and developing employees by implementing SETA compliant business strategies.

Are equipped to appraise and accredit learnerships and skills programmes.

Advise both employees and clients on the most suitable skills development approaches.

Steer and control the organisational skills development process.

Assist with the administration of skills development facilitation and all SETA related required material.

Set up a training committee.

Assist with required SETA quality assurance prerequisites.

Act as advisor and middle man between client, external SDF and the relevant SETA.

Serve as chair of the skills development planning committee.

Assist with the improvement and or development, and execution of a performance management system.

Align client company policies to the Skills Development Act.

Assist with employee Personal Development Plans.

Generate a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for all delegates attending training.

Identify required KPAs in order to executeperformance management system.

Ensure timely completion of the workplace skills plan, interim training reports, and annual trainingreports to the relevant SETA.

Apply Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to recognize individuals’ qualifications.

Register Learnership programmes for existing employees and unemployed individuals.

Assist with financial aspects of claiming for skills development levies from the relevant SETA and claiming for Tax rebates for Learnerships.


While you pay attention to the enterprise of doing business, we will ensure that you are completely complaint with the current legislation, keeping the relevant documentation up to date and submitting it at the right time. Documentation include the BCEA, the LRA, the EE Act and the Skills Development Act. 

Swift Skills Academy provides you with expert services as Independent Skills Development Facilitators, in so doing assisting business concerns to adhere to skills development legal guidelines for an absolute peace-of-mind.


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Employment Equity consulting

Seta Accreditation services

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Telephone  021 828 0772 


Unit 2 Killarney Park, 1 Silverstone Road,

Killarney Gardens, Cape Town 7441


“It was a great experience here at Swift Skills Academy. I give thanks to my trainee Miss Penny Snyman & Mr Arshaad. I also had a great experience at Stein Muller. I got the opportunity to work with qualified artisans such as the welders, boilermakers and pipefitters… “Remember to take pride in your work and apply yourself” those are the words you will always here from Miss Penn...”

- Y. Mteto

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Telephone     021 828 0772


Unit 2 Killarney Park, 1 Silverstone Road, Killarney Gardens, Cape Town 7441

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