Funding for training providers

Funding is provided for accredited film training programmes run by training service providers for:

  • Training for new entrants to help them launch successful careers through on and off-the-job training.
  • Skills programmes for professionals already in the industry to enhance their career development through targeted training and development initiatives.
  • Workshops run by professional bodies


  • An applicant must be an accredited training provider.
  • Applicant must have a partnership with an accredited training service provider or accredited skills development facilitator with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) or relevant body.
  • Programmes must address industry skills gaps.
  • Quality of the project including:
  1. The appropriate level of skills and expertise.
  2. Training objectives identified can be achieved through the proposed activities.
  3. Training and assessment are set against relevant unit standards where they exist.
  4. Ability to manage and deliver the project based on previous projects.
  5. Demonstration of financial sustainability.
  6. A realistic budget.