Definition of Priority Skills

Definition in terms of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice of 11th October 2013 (BEE Codes 2013)


Priority Skills

Means Core, Critical and Scarce Skills as well as any skills specifically identified:

a)      In a Sector Skills Plan issued by the Department of Labour of the Republic of South Africa.

b)      National Skills Development Strategy III;

c)      New Growth Path;  and

d)      National Development Plan Remove.


BizAdvance Consulting comments and references:

Relates to the Skills Development element of the scorecard, Statement 300, page 49.

A priority skills programme is a key requirement in terms of qualifying to earn points for this element.

Refer 3.1.2 page 51

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