Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA)

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 961, Auckland Park, 2006
Physical 2 Clamart Road, Richmond, Johannesburg, 2092
Tel 011 628 7000


The mission of the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) is to contribute to sustainable development through facilitating the provision of skills for growth in the chemical industries sector.

The Authority's strategic objectives are to: establish a credible institutional mechanism for skills planning; increase access to occupationally directed programmes; promote growth of a public Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college system that is responsive to sector, local, regional and national skills needs and priorities; address the low level of language and numeracy skills to provide access to additional training; encourage better use of workplace-based skills development; encourage and support cooperatives, small enterprises, worker initiated Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and community training initiatives; increase public sector capacity for improved service delivery and support and build a developmental state; build career and vocational guidance; address the medium-term strategic priorities of the government; and continuously focus on defining and quality assurance of optimised business processes, knowledge management systems, and organisational architecture frameworks in support of the professional and confident discharge of its legislative mandate.

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