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NFVF submission call for training provider grant

By 29 June 2021No Comments


The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for training provider  submissions is now open. The aim of this funding is to award grant funding to accredited training companies who are interested in:

  • Assisting new entrants in launching successful careers through on-job and off-job training
  • Providing skills development programmes for professionals already in the film industry, in order to enhance their career development
  • Facilitating short courses/workshops for professionals


The NFVF is looking for submissions in the following fields which have been identified as scarce skills in the “State of Skills in the South African Film Industry Research” conducted in 2016:

  • Technical skills training such camera operating, sound, film editing, etc
  • Training directors especially women
  • Business skills training



  • The curriculum offered must be SETA or Department of Higher Education accredited.
  • The curriculum must clearly indicate the intended target audience, relevant industry skills and the delivery method
  • Preference will be given to service providers offering training in underserviced province/s
  • The trainers must have a proven track record and the ability to deliver on the  proposed programmes.
  • 51% black owned and managed companies


Compulsory Requirements:

  • Applicants and participants must be South African citizens
  • Complete online application form
  • Cover or motivation letter
  • Proof of registration with the Department of Higher Education or relevant authority (refer to South African Qualifications Authority guidelines)
  • Proof of the success rate of past training initiatives
  • Detailed budget with a finance plan if amount exceeds R350 000 CAP amount (including the list of additional investors and their planned contributions to the project). Overhead budget should not exceed 10% of the total budget
  • Course curriculum
  • Training outcomes
  • Learner selection criteria
  • List of trainees’ anticipated competencies
  • Details of practical training while on the course
  • Details of post programme support
  • Assessment and evaluation criteria
  • CVs of tutors and proof of appointment to teach

Mandatory Documents

  • Valid tax clearance certificate
  • Valid BBBEE certificate
  • Certified ID Copy (Valid for 3 months)
  • Company registration documents

NB! All certified documents must be valid for 3 months from date of submission.

Submission deadline: 02 July 2019

Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link:

For more information on what the National Film and Video Foundation funds, please use the following link to view the funding policy:

For any queries regarding applications please contact:

Thandekile Hlatshwayo Applications Officer or 011 483 0880

Applications will not be considered if:

  • the application form is incomplete or wrong information is provided;
  • supporting documents are missing or not certified;
  • applications sent via fax or email will not be considered. 
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