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Wholesale and Retail Training Providers: Are there Enough?

Are wholesale and retail training providers operating in Gauteng and the Western Cape more competitive than in those areas where there are fewer providers?

WRSETA-accredited training providers across South Africa

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The WRSETA lists a total of 546 accredited training providers across South Africa.

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The table below demonstrates the number of W&RSETA-accredited training providers per province.

These providers will have to focus on inbound strategies to draw the market to them. Focussing solely on outbound strategies is labor and cost-intensive.


Number of WRSETA listed training providers

North West4
Northern Cape6
Free State19
Eastern Cape52
KwaZulu Natal70
Gauteng South113
Western Cape119
Gauteng North119

Where are the largest searches for Wholesale and Retail SETA information?

The biggest searches for the terms ‘w&rseta’ and ‘wr seta’  are from Limpopo.  However, it’s interesting to note that the industry stimulus is Limpopo has amongst the least W&R SETA accredited stakeholders (19) whereas the Western Cape ranks highest along with Gauteng North which both have 119 accredited providers. with less interest shown in the Western Cape.

However, it’s interesting to note that Limpopo has amongst the least W&R SETA accredited stakeholders with only 19. Those areas with the highest number of providers rank quite low in these search terms.

Training providers operating in North West, Northern Cape, Limpopo and Free State provinces have less competition and can strategise to capture the market searching for  W&R SETA information.

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Here’s the full list of W&RSETA accredited training providers and qualifications.

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  1. Ronald

    Good day.
    May you please email me information on how to get accreditation as a service provider.

  2. Jolene

    Please email me the info on how to become an accredited trainer and service provider, and whether there is a cost to it please.

  3. Adnaan

    Hi there

    I would like to apply for accreditation within the wrseta. Can you please drop me an e-mail with more info.


  4. Leonie Hall

    Hi Fezeka
    I’ll drop you a mail!

  5. Fezeka

    Would like to apply for accreditation as a service provider

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