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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119336  Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  12 
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 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within a Public Sector environment, specialising in Public Finance Management and Administration, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to public officials who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards becoming an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector
  • Compiling human resources plan
  • Managing performance of individuals within a team
  • Recruiting and selecting staff
  • Managing the training and development of individuals within a team 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard must be in possession of a Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of the human resources function is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All legislation relating to human resources management is reviewed and explained in relation to public sector human resources requirement. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Human resources legislation includes but is not limited to Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Public service disciplinary codes and practices are explained and applied where relevant. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Codes of conduct include but are not limited to public service codes of conduct and ethics, dispute resolution codes of conduct.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The link between human resource management and integrated development plans are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Compile a human resources plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A human resources plan is compiled in line with strategic objectives of organisation, the goals and objectives of a division and in line with legislative requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Labour related regulations and principles are applied in the planning and recruitment strategies of employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Human resources plan is monitored and reviewed on an ongoing basis according to work requirements and any changing legislation and/or public sector policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Manage performance of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The performance management system that applies to public sector finance and administration is sourced and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The performance management monitoring and review tools are integrated into overall management function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Performance reviews are conducted at regular intervals with individuals and codes of conduct relating to performance reviews are firmly established. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All related reports to performance reviews are documented and kept on record. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Disciplinary practices are undertaken where necessary and appropriate mechanism are utilized to ensure constructive feedback according to public sector disciplinary practices and codes of conduct. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Recruit and select staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Recruitment plan is drawn up according to divisional needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Recruitment policies relating to internal and external recruitment are complied with. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Job descriptions are drawn up and interviewing questions designed accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any assessment tools are reviewed and effectively utilized for selection purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Recruitment and selection methodologies are effectively implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Recruitment methodologies include but are not limited to advertising for posts, reviewing applications according to job descriptions and pre-agreed criteria, interview questionnaires, assessment tools.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Selection process is implemented according to public sector policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Manage the training and development of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Training and development plans are compiled according to related legislation and public sector policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate providers are sourced, evaluated and appointed for external training requirements and schedules for such training programmes are drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Internal trainers are sourced for internal training requirements and schedules for training programmes drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Assessment policies relating to training and development interventions are adhered to and trainee is briefed in accordance with legislative practices and public sector policies and procedures relating to assessment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Training and development is monitored and evaluated on an ongoing basis to ensure skills transfer back at the workplace. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • The principles of Human Resources
  • Human Resources Legislation including the Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act, Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act
  • Recruitment and selection strategies, policies and procedures
  • Performance management systems
  • Performance review mechanisms
  • Training processes and interventions
  • Codes of conduct including dispute resolution and codes of conduct and ethics pertaining to public sector 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to manage human resources within the public sector. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to create strong working teams and good working relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all human resources plans and implementation strategies are integrated into overall job function. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information in order to assess progress relating to training, recruitment and selection, performance and overall development of teams. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to gather and disseminate human resources related information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in ensuring that human resources legislation and practices are effectively implemented. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that human resources problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and form part of a national plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that all human resources legislative requirements are adhered to within the public sector finance and administration. 

    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
    Core  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49554   National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    4. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    5. Akili Training 
    6. All Access Holdings 
    7. Amabamba Recruitment 
    8. Amadube Investments CC 
    9. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    10. Ashley Maloka Consulting 
    11. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    12. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    13. Bantubanye Skills 
    14. Bavuse Trading Enterprises cc 
    15. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    16. Blue Poplar 
    17. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    18. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    19. Break The Chains Development Services 
    20. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    21. BW Khuzwayo Consulting CC 
    22. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    23. Chuma Development Consultants 
    24. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    25. Continuing Education Programme 
    26. Crimsonblu (PTY) LTD 
    27. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    28. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    29. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    31. DialNx Consultants 
    32. Didintle Training Services 
    33. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
    34. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    35. Edequette Training Institute 
    36. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    37. Envirogreen 
    38. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    39. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Express Model 405 
    41. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    42. FRN Holdings 
    43. Frugatrax Consultants 
    44. Gauteng Association Of Local Authorities 
    45. Giant Alive Services 
    46. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    47. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    48. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    49. Growth Management Consulting 
    50. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    51. Hadima Training Academy 
    52. Hamonate Consulting 
    53. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    54. HS GLOBAL SKILLS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    55. Ikhaya Training and Consulting 
    56. Ilinge Labantu Debt Solution 
    57. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    58. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    59. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    60. Isipho Equiping (Pty) Ltd 
    61. Jobafrik Consulting 
    62. Johsie Enertprise 
    63. K Shabangu FET College 
    64. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    65. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    66. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    67. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    68. Kelsey Events and Business Consulting 
    69. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    70. Kgolo Institute 
    71. Khabolwazi Pty LTD 
    72. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    73. Kia Chuma 
    74. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    75. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    76. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    77. Letlotlo La Gae (Pty) Ltd 
    78. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    79. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    80. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    81. Mahayi HRD Services cc 
    82. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    83. Makhophila Business Enterprise 
    84. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    85. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    86. Manpower Skills Academy 
    87. Maono Tai Consulting and Training 
    88. Maqhawe College 
    89. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    90. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    91. MashMP Holdings 
    92. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    93. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    94. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    95. Matsila Holdings 
    96. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    97. Miczo's Enterprise 
    98. Misol Projects cc 
    99. Mission Point Consulting 
    100. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    101. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    102. Morar Incorporated 
    103. Morena Empire Investment 
    104. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    105. Motheo Skills Entity 
    106. MTHENGENYA & ASSOCIATES 
    107. Murusu Mining Resources 
    108. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    109. Networx for Career Development 
    110. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    111. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    112. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    113. NORKEM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    114. NS Global Academy 
    115. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    116. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    117. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
    118. Pachi Global Foundation 
    119. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    120. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    121. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    122. Powernexus 
    123. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    124. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    125. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    126. Quick Leap Investment 
    127. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    128. Sekakopamo Holdings 
    129. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    130. Solstice Networks CC. 
    131. Summat Training Institute 
    132. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    133. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    134. Tankimo Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    135. TCNS Resources (PTY) Ltd 
    136. The Crimson CO CC. 
    137. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    138. Tlaletso Consultants 
    139. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    140. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    141. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    142. Tsebo Kitso Trainings 
    143. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    144. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    145. Ubuholi Bendabuko Capacity Building (PTY) Ltd 
    146. Umfolozi FET College 
    147. Umqondo Consultancy 
    148. Unakho Business Solutions 
    149. University of North West 
    150. University of Pretoria 
    151. University of Venda 
    152. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    153. Vicmat Consultants 
    154. Vuselela FET College - Central Office 
    155. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    156. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    157. Wits University 
    158. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    159. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 



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