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

Determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115231  Determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Criminology and Criminal Justice 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
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" 
2004-10-13  2007-10-13  SAQA 0756/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-10-13   2011-10-13  

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
255763  Determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for learners and practitioners interested in pursuing a career path to describe the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and the ecological system. The benefit of this unit standard to society is that a learner who completes it will contribute to a better understanding of the effect that crime and victimisation has on individuals, society as well as the ecological system. This learning experience will allow the learner and practitioner to respond in an appropriate manner to the impact of crime and victimisation individuals, communities and ecological systems.

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Describe the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems
  • Determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems
  • Determine measures to effectively deal with the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication and language competencies should be in place before an attempt is made to attain the outcomes of this unit standard. Learners should already be able to engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts; read, analyse and respond to a variety of texts; and write for a wide range of contexts. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The impact of crime and victimisation may vary for different individuals, societies and ecological systems.
  • Methods refer to the range of quantitative and qualitative methods in the social; psychological; economic; and medical sciences that can be utilised singularly or in combination to measure the impact of crime and victimisation.
  • Ecological systems include all forms and contexts of plant, animal, soil, water and air. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the impact crime and victimisation on individuals, society and the ecological system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    That crime and victimisation can have a diverse impact on individuals, society and ecological systems is recognised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    How crime impact on individuals, society and ecological systems separately, as well as collectively is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    How victimisation impact on individuals, society and ecological systems seperately, as well as collectively is described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The different methods that can be used to measure the impact of crime and victimization are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate method(s) to determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The selected method(s) is/are applied. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Determine measures to deal with the effects of crime and victimisation on individuals. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Determine measures to deal with the effects of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate measures to deal effectively with the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Suitable measures to deal effectively with the identified crime and victimisation impact are determined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Principles and techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended measures are described. 


    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.

    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider by 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. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Qualifying learners should understand and explain:
  • The different manner and extent to which crime and victimisation impact on individuals, societies and ecological systems
  • The different methods in which the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, societies and ecological systems can be measured
  • The importance of correctly identifying the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, societies and ecological systems, to determine their needs
  • Existing as well as evolving methods nationally and internationally to measure the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, societies and ecological systems 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems by distinguishing between the different forms and intensity of impact that crime and victimisation can have on diverse individuals, societies and ecological systems.

    Identify principles and techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended measures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, or community to determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and the ecological system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage activities responsibly and effectively by explaining that the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and the ecological system can be permanent, but not necessarily so, and is reversible. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information on the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, societies and ecological systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology responsibly and effectively showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others when determining the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, societies and ecological systems, so as not to intensify or add to the impact already caused. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related system by working in an integrated manner to indicate that crime and victimisation does not impact on a single unit in that system alone, but on the system as a whole. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 255763, which is "Determine the impact of crime and victimisation on individuals, society and ecological systems", Level 4, 9 credits.

    Credits

    Classroom learning 40 Hours
    On-the-job learning 10 Hours
    Self directed learning 10 Hours
    Coaching required 30 Hours
    Total 90 Hours
    Total credits: 9 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48856   Further Education and Training Certificate: Criminology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-10-13  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  50023   National Diploma: Legal Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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.
     
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