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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply Public Service labour legislation in mediation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119954  Apply Public Service labour legislation in mediation 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

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 
The learner credited with this unit standard will be able to apply labour legislation regarding the Public Service Act (PSA), in dispute resolution, in terms of South African Labour Legislation and/or recognised dispute resolution procedures in a bargaining council collective agreement and/or private agency.

The learner will be able to:
  • Define labour relations legislation in the public service.
  • Describe the scope and purpose of the labour relations legislation in the public service.
  • Describe the scope of application of legislation governing labour relations, in the public service. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Legislation governing labour relations in the public service refers to the Constitution, Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 as amended (LRA); Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA); Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA); Occupational Health & Safety Act 181 of 1993 (OHSA); Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA); Skills Development Act 97 of 1998 (SDA); Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000 (PDA); Extension of Security of Tenure Act 62 of 1997 (ESTA);Interpretation Act 33 of 1957 (IA); Public Service Act 1994 (Proclamation 103 of 1994) (PSA); South African Police Services Act 68 of 1995; Employment of Educators Act 76 of 1998; Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA); Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000 (PAJA); Regulations, Government notices and proclamations (subordinate legislation). 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Define labour relations legislation in the public service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The definition and scope of "public service" is explained in terms of national, provincial and local government. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Current labour relations legislation relevant to the public service is defined in terms of national, provincial and local government. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A summary of legislation governing labour relations in the public service is compiled with examples of disputes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Regulations, Government Notices and proclamations in labour legislation are compared with reference to their functions in the public service. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the scope and purpose of the labour relations legislation in the public service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The scope of the relevant legislation in the public service is presented to a group of peers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The weight attached to the respective legislation that governs labour relations in the public service is discussed in a workshop. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Weight refers to interpreting which piece of legislation will take precedence if there are conflicting clauses.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purpose and objectives of the legislation governing labour relations in the public service are presented with examples of disputes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe the scope of application of legislation governing labour relations, in the public service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The accountability of each level of authority in the Public Service Act (PSA) is described and the implications for labour relations outlined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The scope and limit of the decision making powers of the executing authorities in the Public Service in the PSA is discussed with reference to labour relations dispute cases. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role and functions of the Department for Public Service and Administration in relation to other departments are explained in a diagram. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The basic principles of administrative law in terms of the Promotion of Administration of Justice Act (PAJA) are explained in written form. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Rules of natural justice.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • This Unit standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by a relevant accredited ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant accredited ETQA.
  • An 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 with 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 with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation of that ETQA, at its discretion, in terms of agreements reached about assessment and moderation between various ETQAs (including professional bodies). 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • South African Labour Legislation
  • Workplace-based experiential learning
  • Structure of the Public service with reference to the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collect, evaluate and analyse information pertaining to seminal judgements and court cases relating to relevant legislation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with stakeholders. Gather and explain the provisions and regulations of various pieces of legislation governing the labour relations within the public service. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising the impact of the various pieces of legislation on the public service, its employees and employers within the context of the labour legislation. 

    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  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2018-06-30  PSETA 


    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.
     
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    3. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    4. Afriwealth Consulting 
    5. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    6. Amabamba Recruitment 
    7. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    8. Bantubanye Skills 
    9. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    10. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    11. Break The Chains Development Services 
    12. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    13. Colgene Group 
    14. Cool Ideas 1016 (Pty) LTD t/a ESP Consulting 
    15. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    16. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    17. DialNx Consultants 
    18. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    19. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    20. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Express Model 405 
    24. Faranang Marketing 
    25. Furniture World Training Centre 
    26. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    27. Growth Management Consulting 
    28. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    29. Hamonate Consulting 
    30. HDPSA 
    31. Hercuscope 
    32. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    33. Hlombe and Associates 
    34. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    35. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    36. Jobafrik Consulting 
    37. Kalideen Management 
    38. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    39. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    40. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    41. Kgolo Institute 
    42. Khosithi Training 
    43. Kia Chuma 
    44. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    45. KWEM Management Solutions 
    46. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    48. Lorpen Investments 
    49. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    50. Mafamawethu Consultants 
    51. Mahloko Training, Auditing Services and other Projects 
    52. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    53. Makgoka Development Facilitation (PTY) Ltd. 
    54. Malizana Projects CC 
    55. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    56. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    57. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    58. MashMP Holdings 
    59. Matsila Holdings 
    60. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    61. Miczo's Enterprise 
    62. Misol Projects cc 
    63. Mmanape Management Solutions 
    64. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    65. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    66. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    67. Ndoma Matlhodi Trading Enterprise 
    68. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    69. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    70. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    71. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    72. NS Global Academy 
    73. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    74. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    75. Omithombo Management Academy 
    76. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    77. Pandelani Investment Holdings (PTY) LTD. 
    78. PFIM Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    79. Philani Solutions 
    80. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    81. Princetop Corporative Training (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Pulakgadi Training Consulting CC 
    83. Sanchaa Connection 
    84. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    85. SEVEN ARROWS PROTECTION ALLIANCE CC 
    86. Sisonke Training and Consulting 
    87. Summat Training Institute 
    88. Tachfin Holdings 
    89. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    90. Talent Sculpture 
    91. Thuto Lere Community Empowerment Programme 
    92. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    93. Tlaletso Consultants 
    94. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    95. Tsebong Training Centre 
    96. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    97. Umqondo Consultancy 
    98. University of Venda 
    99. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    100. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    101. ZMG CONSULTING 



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