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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Promote awareness of rights and responsibilities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116993  Promote awareness of rights and responsibilities 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Ancillary Health Care 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 09 - Health Sciences and Social Services Promotive Health and Developmental Services 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 for persons required to understand the relevance of ethical issues in community work and educate others about their rights and responsibilities. The person undertaking this unit standard should have knowledge of the prevailing cultural and value systems in the community. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The following competency:
  • 7502: Discuss and explain social diversity, human rights and alternative perspectives. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Knowledge pertaining to ethical issues as they apply within different cultural contexts in the community.

    The learner who requests Recognition of Prior Learning will be required to meet the criteria set out under the assessment criteria and assessment notes in this standard. The learner must also be found to be competent in all the assessment criteria of NLRD No7502. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Apply ethical issues in community work. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Values are explained in terms of social, cultural and spiritual development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Own value system is identified in terms of the impact this may have on dealing with people with different value systems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Ethical issues and dilemmas within the community environment are identified in terms of possible actions and consequences of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Situations involving different value systems are resolved with respect and understanding for each person involved. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Provide information to community members about health rights and responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Community member health rights are explained in terms of freedom, duties, obligation and responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The connection between rights, duties, obligations, freedom and responsibilities is explained in terms of actions required and the National Patients Rights Charter. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The rights and responsibilities of users and providers of health services are explained in terms of scope of coverage and limitations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Providers include health care workers and employers.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The Complaints Procedure is explained in terms of resolving disputes relating to client rights. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Information on health rights, responsibilities and the Patients Charter is shared with the community. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider by HWSETA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The qualifying learner is able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of:
  • Values, cultures and belief systems of the community
  • Rights and responsibilities of users and providers of the health service
  • The national Patients Charter
  • The Complaints Procedure
  • The distinction between values and ethics
  • How people acquire and change their values
  • Ways of handling value differences between individuals. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify ethical problems and promote problem solving in a community context.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • The Complaints Procedure is explained in terms of resolving disputes relating to client rights.
  • Information on health rights, responsibilities and the Patients Charter is shared with the community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in a team.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Community member health rights are explained in terms of freedom, duties, obligation and responsibilities.
  • The rights and responsibilities of users and providers of health services are explained in terms of scope of coverage and limitations.
  • The Complaints Procedure is explained in terms of resolving disputes relating to client rights.
  • Information on health rights, responsibilities and the Patients Charter is shared with the community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities to work effectively within context of their communities.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Situations involving different value systems are resolved with respect and understanding for each person involved. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information about ethical issues.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Situations involving different value systems are resolved with respect and understanding for each person involved. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all community members in order to create an awareness of ethical issues.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Community member health rights are explained in terms of freedom, duties, obligation and responsibilities.
  • The connection between rights, duties, obligations, freedom and responsibilities is explained in terms of actions required and the National Patients Rights Charter.
  • The rights and responsibilities of users and providers of health services are explained in terms of scope of coverage and limitations.
  • The Complaints Procedure is explained in terms of resolving disputes relating to client rights.
  • Information on health rights, responsibilities and the Patients Charter is shared with the community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems and the impact of ethical issues these systems.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Values are explained in terms of social, cultural and spiritual development.
  • Own value system is identified in terms of the impact this may have on dealing with people with different value systems.
  • Situations involving different value systems are resolved with respect and understanding for each person involved.
  • The connection between rights, duties, obligations, freedom and responsibilities is explained in terms of actions required and the National Patients Rights Charter. 

  • 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 
    Credit justification

    Total hours required by the learner to achieve the required outcomes:
  • Classroom learning: 11 hours
  • On-the-job learning: 5 hours
  • Self directed learning: 2 hours
  • Coaching required: 2 hours
  • TOTAL: 20 hours

    Credits Achieved: 2 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49085   National Certificate: Fundamental Ancillary Health Care  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  61689   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Promotion  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  49556   National Certificate: Development Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP 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.
     
    1. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    2. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    3. BULL'S BUSINESS AND SKILLS TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    4. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
    5. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    6. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    7. FAPLA TRAINING 
    8. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    9. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    10. IYANDA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    11. JOSMAP TRAINING INSTIUTE 
    12. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    13. MAKHOKA SUPPLIERS (PTY) LTD 
    14. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
    15. MPUMAMANZI ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    16. NDITSHE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS 
    17. NOKRAM (PTY) LTD 
    18. OSHIKATI 
    19. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    20. SABS NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TESTING FACILITY OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    21. SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY (PTY) LTD 
    22. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    23. TAG TEC TRAINING 



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