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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate understanding of the transformative elements of the HRD legislation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114227  Demonstrate understanding of the transformative elements of the HRD legislation 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
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 working in the field of Labour Relations and Skills Development. It is also useful for people working with organisational transformation and change management.

On completion of this Unit Standard, the learner will be able to:
  • Demonstrate why the SAQA Act of 1995 is a clear departure from the past
  • Illustrate what the Skills Development Act wishes to achieve
  • Demonstrate why the Skills Development Levy Act is much more than a tax
  • Analyse the features of the Employment Equity Act for transformation of Society 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard are expected to be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The learner is required to understand in-depth the prevailing situation with respect to OT & CM in his/her company.
  • The full range of HRD Legislation must be applied. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate why the SAQA Act of 1995 is a clear departure from the past. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Three different examples of knowledge-production in society are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Different authorities/bodies for awarding qualifications are outlined with examples of which type of Qualification they are responsible for. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A presentation on the flexibility of the National Qualifications Framework to combine different learning areas is illustrated with actual examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The intellectual equality between workplace and academic learning is demonstrated using examples of registered qualifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The way in which the SAQA Act empowers the learner and encourages lifelong learning is presented with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Illustrate what the Skills Development Act is designed to achieve. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The major features of the Skills Development Act are outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The workplace as a site of learning is illustrated using the learner`s own company/organisation as an example. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Six knowledge areas within the learner`s workplace are outlined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. A presentation is given to peers of what learnerships are and how they help to achieve the objectives of the Skills Development Act. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate why the Skills Development Levy Act is not merely a tax. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The major features of the Skills Development Levy Act are outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The purpose of the Levy is clearly presented to a group of managers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A document is drawn up for circulation outlining what the Levy can achieve within the company in terms of skills development. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Analyse the features of the Employment Equity Act for transformation of Society. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The major features of the Employment Equity Act are outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The reasoning behind the EE Act is explained to a group of managers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A document is drawn up for circulation outlining EE as a business imperative for the learner`s organisation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • 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.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • SAQA Act.
  • Skills Development Act.
  • Skills Development Levies Act.
  • Employment Equity Act. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution in creative ways. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team and group work. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself within the context of organizational transformation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    A systemic approach to the company within the context of a transforming society. 

    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
    Elective  93993   National Certificate: Labour Relations Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  93994   National Diploma: Labour Relations Practice: Dispute Resolution  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    2. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    3. GLOBAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    4. GLOBAL PROSPECTUS TRAINING PTY LTD 
    5. IQ Academy (previously known as Fernwood Business College) 
    6. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    7. NOLWAZI TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    8. T & T Appointments 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.