Call for Applications for Discretionary Grants (2020 - 2021)

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) is a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) for the mining and minerals sector in terms of the Skills Development Act of 1998.

The first application window for Discretionary Grants allocations, for the period 01 April 2020 to 31 March 2021, will open on Monday 20 January 2020 at 08H00. Employers and other stakeholders in the sector are invited to submit their applications for the following projects:

Application forms and grants rules

Specific project information can be accessed via the hyperlinks on the forms.

Completed application forms must be submitted via e-mail to grants@mqa.org.za. Hand delivered application forms including those sent to other email addresses will not be accepted.

Please note: Terms and conditions will apply in accordance with the MQA Funding Policy.  

The application forms are also available from the following MQA Offices:

  • Gauteng: 7 Anerley Road, Parktown, tel: 011 547 2600
  • Eastern Cape: King Sabatha Dalindyebo TVET College, R61 Queenstown Road, Ciciara Village, Mthatha, tel: 087 095 0497
  • Free State: Goldfields TVET College, Tosa Campus, 14107 Ndaki Road, Tel: 087 095 0266
  • Limpopo: Sekhukhune TVET College, CN Phathudi Campus, Stand No. 2659, Praktiseer, tel: 087 095 0267
  • Mpumalanga: Nkangala TVET College, Mpondozankomo Campus, 1 Moses Kotane Drive, tel: 013 696 8121 / 8120
  • North West: Old Shopping 59 Karee Street, Mooinooi, 014 555 8860
  • Northern Cape: Kathu TVET College, Hans Coetzee Road, Kathu Campus, Kathu, 8446, tel: 053 723 0100

Closing date: Completed application forms must be submitted before 00:00 on Friday 28 February 2020.

Enquiries: Employers and stakeholders are welcome to contact or visit the above MQA offices if they experience any difficulties or challenges completing the application forms.

Friday, January 17, 2020