Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA)

Contact Details

Physical: Sentinel House, Sunnyside Office Park, 32 Princess of Wales Terrace, Parktown, Johannesburg
Postal: PO Box 5983, Johannesburg, 2000
Tel: 011 274 4700
Fax: 011 484 8953


The mission of the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) is: comprehensive research and a sound understanding of the skills demand and supply forces in its sector; coordinating, facilitating and providing quality assurance for sector relevant skills development programmes for its stakeholders, aligned with stated national skills development priorities; and establishing a sector skills pipeline with a positive impact on government's economic growth policies, employment creation and the eradication of poverty.

EWSETA's responsibility is to manage skills development through strategic sector skills planning within the framework of the National Skills Development Strategy III. This includes developing a sector skills plan and implementing the sector skills plan by: establishing learning programmes; approving Workplace Skills Plans and the Annual Training Report; allocating grants to employers, education and training, providers, and workers; monitoring education and training in the sector; registering learning programme agreements; and promoting learnerships and other training programmes.

The role of EWSETA also includes facilitating the creation of learnerships with employers in the sector via the following: finding workplaces where learners can do practical work; supporting people who create learning material; helping to wrap up learnership agreements; and registering learnership agreements.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr F Baleni
Chief Executive Officer
Mr E Gradwell

Mr Frans Baleni
Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Mr Olebogeng Besnaar
Mr Tshimane Montoedi
Mr Ravi Moodley
Mr Mnonoki Zhou Msebenzi
Mr Tebogo Phadu
Ms Petunia Ramunenyiwa
Mr Mercy Sekano
Mr Justice Sera
Mr Keith Swanepoel
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Errol Gradwell
Chief Financial Officer:
Ms Cathrine Kobyana (Finance Manager)
Chief Operations Officer:
Mr Ineeleng Molete
Senior Management:
Ms Buyiswa Bingwa (HR Manager)
Mr Shannon Davids (Quality Assurance Manager)
Mr Siyabonga Dyobisa (Facilities and Information Manager)
Mr Julius Maile (Reporting Risk and Compliance Manager)
Mr Kabelo Masilo (SSP Manager)
Mr Benedict Masopha (Projects Manager)
Mr Paul Mnisi (Supply Chain Manager)
Mrs Tsholofelo Mokotedi (Acting Chief: Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement)
Mrs Candice Moodley (Executive: Corporate Service)
Mr Elvis Ntikana (Skills Development Manager)
Ms Lungile Tshabalala (Regional Manager)
Mr Siyolo Xotyeni (Electricity Chamber Manager)
Mr Siphiwe Zondo (Strategic Support Manager)
Communications Officers:
Mrs Isabella Nxumalo (Executive PA: CEO)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualified
Current Assets415 510415 710403 741331 740
Non-Current Assets40 38928 2645 782535
Total Assets455 899443 974409 523332 275
Current Liabilities90 34989 80262 07255 397
Non-Current Liabilities19 038-9 914-
Total Liabilities109 38789 80271 98655 397
Total Net Assets346 512354 172337 537276 878
Total Revenue607 636253 087226 071222 625
Revenue from Exchange Transactions17 06918 31515 5811 786
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions590 567234 772210 490220 839
Total Expenditure(615 296)(236 452)(165 412)(99 004)
Employee Costs(30 462)(27 617)(21 107)(15 973)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(7 660)26 88160 659123 621
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(6 197)(10 769)76 853140 313
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(13 612)(23 327)(5 524)(245)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year347 155366 964401 060329 731
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure39 76829 69340 8985 920
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure1271651501 269
Posts Approvedn/a8787n/a
Posts Filled613057n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

Overseeing Department/Entity

Annual Reports

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