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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and explain the range of institutional arrangements for local economic development 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110517  Identify and explain the range of institutional arrangements for local economic development 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Economics 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are, or seek to be, active in the local economic development context in South Africa.

It provides the learner with knowledge of the institutional arrangements used in the local economic development environment.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Explore the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements
  • Distinguish between programme and project level institutions
  • Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Success factors include: available resources, skills in place, key stakeholder involvement, political will, sustainability.
  • Strategies and tools include (the categories of) industrial recruitment and place marketing; investment promotion (domestic and foreign); export promotion; local and regional trade; human capital development and capacity building; direct interventions; community development; advisory and development centres. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explore the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of institutional arrangements for local economic development is defined in relation to achieving local economic development objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The different institutional options through which local economic development can be co-ordinated, managed, implemented and monitored are discussed with specific reference to the advantages and disadvantages of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Critical success factors of institutional arrangements for local economic development are identified with reference to a practical example of each option. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Distinguish between programme and project level institutions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Definitions are provided of programme and project level institutional arrangements supported by practical examples in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Requirements for/ characteristics of project level local economic development institutions are described with reference to practical examples in South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Requirements for/ characteristics of programme level local economic development institutions are described with reference to practical examples in South Africa. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The most significant factors influencing the choice of programme level institutional arrangements are identified and discussed with reference to practical examples in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The most significant factors influencing the choice of project level institutional arrangements are identified and discussed with reference to practical examples in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The most significant factors influencing the choice of local economic development institutional arrangements in own work context are selected and supported by practical evidence. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or will assess this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQ, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA .
    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA .
    4. Therefore, anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Institutional arrangements as applied in own work context
  • Definition of project and programme 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by, e.g.
  • Identifying critical success factors of institutional arrangements for local economic development according to assessment criterion:
    Critical success factors of institutional arrangements for local economic development are identified with reference to a practical example of each option. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization and community by, e.g.
  • Discussing the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome:
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information by, e.g.
    Identifying and explaining the range of institutional arrangements for local economic development according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome:
  • Explore the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements
  • Distinguish between programme and project level institutions
  • Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/ or language skills in the modes of oral and/ or written presentation by, e.g.
  • Providing definitions of programme and project level institutional arrangements according to assessment criterion:
    Definitions are provided of programme and project level institutional arrangements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation by e.g.
  • Exploring the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome:
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  36438   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  80946   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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