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

Apply knowledge of self in order to make a life decision 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11813  Apply knowledge of self in order to make a life decision 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Life Skills 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2002-12-04  2005-11-30  SAQA 0345/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2006-11-30   2009-11-30  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
120308  Apply knowledge of self in order to make a personal decision  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard requires learners to reflect on their interests and abilities in order to empower them to make informed life decisions. It is intended for the unemployed, out of school youth and employees faced with a change in employment status. It could be included as an elective in any workplace qualification.

The qualifying learner is capable of
  • Understanding him/herself as a unique individual.
  • Identifying own role in society.
  • Using a variety of strategies to deal with life situations.
  • Making an informed life decision based on self knowledge. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this unit standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is
  • Personal issues include but are not limited to issues relating to the learners own situation.
  • Strategies to cope with life situations include but are not limited to being assertive, negotiation techniques, dealing with success or failure and dealing with positive or negative criticism. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of self as a unique individual. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Own strengths and weaknesses are identified, based on self-reflection, and recorded in a personal profile. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Own interests, abilities, likes and dislikes are identified and added to the personal profile. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. An indication is given of what in the learner's opinion make him/her unique. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify own role in society. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of society is explained in terms of the learner's own life situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The difference between community and society is explained with reference to the learner's own situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The values and attitudes of a particular community are explored in terms of how community values and attitudes influence the learner's role in that community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The learner's role in the greater South African society is identified with reference to the basic human rights enshrined in the South African Constitution. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Use a variety of strategies to deal with life situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Strategies to deal with personal issues are demonstrated in role-play situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Strategies for dealing with personal crises are discussed using case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Support systems available to the learner are identified and an indication is given of the learner's own role in being supportive and using a support system. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Make an informed life decision based on self-knowledge. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Goals appropriate to the learner's life situation are set in order to guide a life decision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. A plan of action is developed to enable the learner to achieve personal goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Decision-making strategies are used to make a life decision. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual, practical and be conducted in the workplace as far as possible.
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • The mechanisms and requirements for moderation should be applied as per the ETQA`s criteria.
  • Assessment should include both formative and summative assessment.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the appropriate ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems and make decisions based on his/her life situation using appropriate decision making strategies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage him/herself using strategies to deal with personal issues and developing a plan to achieve his/her goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information by investigating available support systems and in gathering information to make a life decision. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in explaining what makes the learner unique and his/her role in the community and South African society. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by identifying his/her role in the community and society and indicating how community values and attitudes influence the learner`s role in the community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local and national communities by explaining his/her role as part of a support system. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 120308, which is "Apply knowledge of self in order to make a personal decision", Level 2, 3 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  35953   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49556   National Certificate: Development Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  48783   National Certificate: Financial Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    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 
    Core  49688   National Certificate: Victim Empowerment  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Fundamental  36233   National Certificate: Specialist Hygiene and Cleaning Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  20175   National Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning Supervision  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  48806   National Certificate: Craft Production  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  83946   National Certificate: Management  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. BREAKING GROUND LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    2. CENTRAL BUSINESS ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    3. CKP Development Agency (Pty) Ltd. 
    4. CSG SKILLS INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    5. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    6. DORO-ELLA PTY LTD 
    7. DUNSINEA DEVELOPMENT AND CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    8. DYNA TRAINING PTY LTD 
    9. EDGE TRAINING CONSULTANCY C 
    10. EDGE TRAINING CONSULTANCY PTY LTD 
    11. EXECU PRIME TRAINING 
    12. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    13. FUTURE PERFORMANCE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    14. GROWTH LINK 
    15. GUEST RESOURCE SERVICES PTY LTD 
    16. HEIRS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    17. Ikaheng HR Services Pty Ltd 
    18. Learncorp 
    19. Makwedeng Training 
    20. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    21. OPTIMUM LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    22. SERVILINX 65 CC T/A SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    23. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
    24. Skills For Life 
    25. UKWAKHILE TRAINING 



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