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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA) 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10377  Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA) 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Financial Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2002-06-12  2004-12-02  SAQA 0742/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2005-12-02   2008-12-02  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
117155  Explain the scope of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is intended for learners in government, carriers of workers` compensation, human resource practitioners and others involved in the application of the Act.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the purpose of COIDA.
  • Explaining negligence as it is used in the Act.
  • Describing the avenues available to an employee or his/her dependents if they are dissatisfied with an award.
  • Interpreting situations covered by COIDA where the accident or occupational disease does not arise out of and in the course of employment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this Unit Standard. Learners should be competent in Communication, Mathematical and Financial Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is:
    Situations covered by COIDA that are not necessarily out of or in the course of employment include transport, rendering first aid, emergency situations and performing emergency work. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the purpose of COIDA. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Reasons for the Act are explained with reference to the responsibility of the State to employees in the open labour market. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Legislation that regulates health and safety in the workplace is named and an indication is given of the Government Ministry responsible for workplace health and safety. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The implications of the same Ministry being responsible for both workplace safety and worker compensation are explained in terms of control. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The concept of compensation is explained with reference to its components and uses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The concept of the Reserve Fund is explained with reference to its components and uses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The role of COIDA in preventing litigation at common law between employer and employee is explained with reference to the right to automatic compensation for accidents and occupational diseases incurred on duty. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain negligence as used in the Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Acts of omission on the part of the employer that are regarded as negligence are identified in four case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The effect of negligence on the part of the employer is explained in terms of the employee's right to compensation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The effect of serious and willful misconduct on the part of the employee is explained with reference to his/her right to compensation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe the avenues available. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Describe the avenues available to an employee and his/her dependents if they are dissatisfied with an award. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The roles of the Director General and Compensation Commissioner in adjudicating an award are explained with reference to the awarding of compensation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The concept of an objection as used in COIDA is explained and an indication is given of the process to be followed in the case of an objection. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The process that may be followed if an objection is unsuccessful is explained and situations are identified in which a case may be successful in court. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Interpret situations covered by COIDA. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Interpret situations covered by COIDA where the accident or occupational disease does not arise out of and in the course of employment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Training situations that are covered by COIDA are named with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Situations that are covered by COIDA and are not necessarily out of or in the course of employment are identified for five case studies. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by INSQA. The mechanisms and requirements for moderation are contained in the document obtainable from INSQA,
    INSQA framework for assessment and moderation. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate effectively in offering explanations and explaining processes to be followed. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by 117155, which is 'Explain the scope of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA)', Level 4, 2 Credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  24396   National Certificate: Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-10-08  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  93993   National Certificate: Labour Relations Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48494   National Certificate: Financial Services Management  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  83946   National Certificate: Management  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  65110   Further Education and Training Certificate: Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-14  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48640   National Certificate: Financial Services Management  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  21796   National Certificate: Short Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-06-12  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Intec College 
    2. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Umfolozi FET College - Central Office 



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