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

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual under the South African Constitution 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11816  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual under the South African Constitution 
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
120309  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual under the South African Constitution  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard focuses on human rights and the South African Constitution. Learners who complete the standard should know enough about their rights and responsibilities under the Constitution to participate meaningfully in their communities. It could be included as an elective in any workplace qualification.

The qualifying learner is capable of
  • Explaining what is meant by human rights.
  • Explaining how the South African Constitution defines the rights and responsibilities of the individual in South Africa.
  • Explaining the role of the Bill of Rights in the South African Constitution.
  • Indicating the avenues that are available to the learner when rights are abused. 

  • 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:
  • Community refers to the different groups that the learner or people in South Africa interact with. It means the South African community in the broadest sense and includes religious, education, work and local communities. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain what is meant by human rights. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of humanness is explored and an indication is given of what it means to be human. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The concept of human rights is explored in relation to the need to protect fundamental human rights. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. An indication is given of responsibilities corresponding with five basic human rights. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. An indication is given of why human rights need to be protected with reference to the individual, the community and the government. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain how the South African Constitution defines the rights and responsibilities of the individual 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain how the South African Constitution defines the rights and responsibilities of the individual in South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of a constitution is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Reasons why a constitution is necessary are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The South African Constitution is identified as the supreme law of South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The background to the development of the South African Constitution is outlined and milestones in the process are indicated on a timeline. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The fundamental rights protected by the Constitution are outlined with reference to the rights and responsibilities of the individual. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the role of the Bill of Rights in the South African Constitution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The rights protected by the Bill of Rights are identified and an indication is given of how the Bill affects the life of the learner within a community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The rights of the individual that are protected in the Bill of Rights are presented in a table and an indication is given of the responsibilities associated with each right. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The implications and impact of the Bill of Rights on a selected community is investigated with reference to the changes since 1994. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Ways in which the learner can be actively involved in a community are discussed with reference to responsibilities under the Bill of Rights. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Indicate the avenues that are available to the learner when rights are abused. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Avenues available to protect human rights in South Africa are named and an indication is given as to how these can be accessed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The role of community structures in the protection of human rights is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The role of the South African Police Services in protecting human rights is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The role of the media in the protection of human rights is explained and an indication is given of why freedom of the press is important in a community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Ways of dealing with conflict in situations where human rights are abused are explored with reference to three case studies. 


    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 COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information investigating changes in a community since 1994. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in group discussion. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to see the world as a set of related systems in understanding that with rights there are also responsibilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 120309, which is "Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual under the South African Constitution", Level 2, 2 credits. 

    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 
    Core  49279   National Certificate: Victim Empowerment and Support  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  48642   General Education and Training Certificate Housing: Housing Consumer Education  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  23093   General Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  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 
    Elective  23833   National Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  48806   National Certificate: Craft Production  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  49556   National Certificate: Development Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  48783   National Certificate: Financial Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  49089   National Certificate: Financial Services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  48494   National Certificate: Financial Services Management  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  INSETA 
    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. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    5. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    6. DORO-ELLA PTY LTD 
    7. EDU- OPTIONS ACADEMY 
    8. EXECU PRIME TRAINING 
    9. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Future-Teacher (Pty) Ltd 
    11. GUEST RESOURCE SERVICES PTY LTD 
    12. Ikaheng HR Services Pty Ltd 
    13. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    14. Intec College 
    15. KUKHULA GLOBAL PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    16. Learncorp 
    17. MACCAUVLEI LEARNING ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    18. Makwedeng Training 
    19. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    20. MVIMBI BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 
    21. Ndoma Mathodi Trading Enterprise 
    22. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    23. Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd 
    24. Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd. 
    25. SERVILINX 65 CC T/A SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    26. Skills For Life 
    27. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    28. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    29. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
    31. Umfolozi FET College - Central Office 



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