Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Fasset)
|Postal||PO Box 6801, Cresta, 2118|
|Physical||Building 3, Ground Floor, 299 Pendoring Road, Blackheath, Randburg|
|Tel||011 476 8570|
OverviewThe mission of the Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Fasset) is to increase the flow of new finance and accountancy entrants into employment; develop and grow the skills required in the sector; and facilitate transformation of the finance and accountancy sector.
The objectives of Fasset are to: develop the competence of employees and potential employees; increase the levels of investment in education and training and optimise the return on this investment; position this sector as the ‘sector of career choice' for prospective learners and entrants into the labour market; encourage employers and employees to adopt a culture of lifelong learning; support the objectives of the Employment Equity Act of 1998; enhance access to learning opportunities and facilitate the recognition of prior learning; ensure the quality of education and training in the sector; expand the provision of education and training in this sector through sound partnerships with public and private sector service providers; encourage greater cooperation between the public and private sectors; and cooperate with the South African Qualifications Authority and other SETAs, in support of the objectives of the Act.