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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Plan self development 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117900  Plan self development 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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 all levels of people in all industries who are interested in furthering themselves in the business in which they work.

Persons credited with this unit standfard will be able to set goals for their own personal growth. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner has competent in:
  • Communication at ABET level 4, or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 4, or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain opportunities for advancement within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Discuss the hierarchy applicable to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explain the different departments within the organisation and what their role is within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Explain organisational opportunities for training and promotion. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Describe how your personal ambitions and desires fit or do not fit with what the organisation has to offer. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan own development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Identify what knowledge and experience you require to move up within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Identify people, sources and training programs that can help you obtain this knowledge and experience both within and external to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Develop an action plan with timelines to access the required knowledge and gain the required experience based on information supplied by people possessing such knowledge. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain how the NQF can help with one's growth. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Describe why the NQF came into being and its objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explain the actual Framework and the levels on the framework. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Explain how qualifications are made up and the make up of unit standards applicable to your industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Explain the different options open to a person wanting a qualification on the National Qualification Framework. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Programmes leading to the award of credits from this unit standard will be accredited by the relevant ETQA role. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.

    Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the relevant ETQA will perform external moderations of assessments across the Accredited Providers according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:
  • The hierarchy applicable to the organisation.
  • The different departments within the organisation and what their role is within the organisation.
  • Organisational opportunities in respect of training and promotion.
  • How to develop an action plan.
  • Why the NQF came into being and its objectives.
  • The actual Framework and the levels on the framework.
  • How qualifications are made up and the make up of unit standards applicable to the applicable industry.
  • The different options open to a person within the industry wanting a qualification on the National Qualification Framework. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Explain opportunities for advancement within the organisation.
  • Plan own development.

    Assessment criteria:
  • Describe how your personal ambitions and desires fit or do not fit with what the organisation has to offer.
  • Identify what knowledge and experience you require to move up within the organisation.
  • Identify people, sources and training programs that can help you obtain this knowledge and experience both within and external to the organisation. 

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

    Specific Outcome:
  • Explain opportunities for advancement within the organisation.
  • Plan own development.
  • Explain how the NQF can help with one's growth.

    Assessment criteria:
  • Describe how your personal ambitions and desires fit or do not fit with what the organisation has to offer.
  • Develop an action plan with timelines to access the required knowledge and gain the required experience based on information supplied by people possessing such knowledge.
  • Explain the different options open to a person wanting a qualification on the National Qualification Framework. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Explain opportunities for advancement within the organisation.
  • Explain how the NQF can help with one's growth.

    Assessment criteria:
  • Discuss the hierarchy applicable to the organisation.
  • Explain the different departments within the organisation and what their role is within the organisation.
  • Explain organisational opportunities for training and promotion.
  • Describe why the NQF came into being and its objectives.
  • Explain the actual Framework and the levels on the framework.
  • Explain how qualifications are made up and the make up of unit standards applicable to your industry.
  • Explain the different options open to a person wanting a qualification on the National Qualification Framework. 

  • 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  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50307   National Certificate: Bread and Flour Confectionery Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  59016   National Certificate: Fish and Seafood Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  49280   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Distribution  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  58206   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 


    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. Aboutlearning Pty Ltd 
    2. Boland College Head Office 
    3. Braune Training (Pty) Ltd 
    4. CAPE COLLEGE 
    5. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    6. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    7. Golden Ratio College (Pty) Ltd 
    8. GPR Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Guest Resource Services (Pty) Ltd 
    10. KLM EMPOWERED HUMAN SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS PTYLTD 
    11. Lizanne's Training and Development Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    12. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
    13. Operational Process Improvements (Pty) Ltd 
    14. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    15. SSD Consultants 
    16. The Fresh Foods Academy (Pty) Ltd 



    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.