SETA Accreditation No. 6570

Employment Equity Compliance Workshop

Workshop dates:

Johannesburg: For future dates email
Durbanville, Cape Town:   For future dates email
Durban North:  For future dates email

Course Fee: 

Single: R5,500.00 (R6,270.00 incl. VAT)
Group bookings of 5 delegates or more:  R5,050.00 (R5,757.00 incl. VAT) per delegate

In-House Training sessions: available on request – send an e-mail with specifications to

DURATION:  2-days

This workshop is NQF aligned: Unit Standard 10983 – NQF Level 4.

The changed Employment Equity legislation, with changes to definitions, turnover thresholds, a higher target of audits by DoL, means that this represents a higher risk to the business, notwithstanding missing the business benefits of a fully functioning EE process.

This workshop has its aim at assisting companies to set-up and administer an employment equity plan and at the same time covering the Employment Equity Act and assessing diversity programmes.  This workshop is an interactive programme and delegates will receive practical guidelines to assist them with the various processes that need to be put in place.

The programme is further designed to provide relevant information to members’ roles and responsibilities, as well as give some theoretical background; customized to ensure relevance to the company’s environment.

Does this sound like an intervention that could assist your committee to be more effective?


Skills Development Facilitators; HR, Line Management, Employment Equity Committee members and the Executive management.

The main areas that will be covered include:

The main areas that will be covered include:

  • Background to establishing a culture of Employment Equity
  • Understanding the Employment Equity Act
  • Elimination of Unfair Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Implementing Affirmative Action Measures
  • Employment Equity Compliance
  • Monitoring and Enforcement of the EE Act
  • The Employment Equity Plan
  • Establishing an Employment Equity Committee
  • Complying with the EE Act Regulations
  • Compiling the Employment Equity Report & Income Differential Statement
  • Linking Employment Equity to skills Development
  • Resolving Disputes in terms of Employment Equity Act

Module 1: Overview: The Employment Equity Act

  • Social and Business Imperatives of EE and BEE
  • Distinguishing between Affirmative Action, Employment Equity and Diversity Management
  • The Link with Skills Development
  • Understanding the Employment Equity Act and the 2014 Amendments
  • Making sense of terminology and business requirements
  • Obligations of Designated Employers

Module 2: Understanding and prohibit Unfair Discrimination

  • Equality in Chapter 2 of the EE Act and the SA Constitution
  • Distinguishing between Fair and Unfair discrimination
  • Differentiation
  • Direct and Indirect discrimination
  • Practical examples of grounds for discrimination
  • Discrimination vs Fairness in Wages and J-o-b Requirements and j-o-b descriptions
  • Reducing Discrimination in Recruitment and Selection
  • Medical & Psychological assessments

Module 3: Employment Equity and Affirmative action and Black Empowerment

  • Understanding Employment Equity, Affirmative Action and Black Empowerment
  • The Equality Test (Section 9(2) of the Constitution
  • The duties of designated employers and voluntary compliance
  • The requirements of disclosure of information
  • Employment Equity Plans and the requirements for keeping records
  • Conducting a Workplace Analysis
  • Distinguishing between EE issues and other company problems
  • Practical implementation of Employment Equity Plans and Qualitative Reporting
  • Reporting compliance with respect to the 2014 EEA Amendments

Module 4: The Employment Equity Committee / Roles and functions

  • Establishing EE Committee and Forum and the purpose of each
  • Roles, responsibilities and functions of the EE Committee
  • Appointment and purpose of EE Manager
  • EE Managers scope of authority
  • Monitoring Employment Policies, Procedures & Practices
  • Monitoring / Evaluating Implementation of EE Plan
  • Consultation
  • Identification of EE Barriers
  • Developing EE Measures
  • Benchmarking Best Practices
  • Frequency and content of Committee Meetings

Module 5: Practical analysis of disciplinary codes, policies, EE plans and EE reports

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