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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Describe and discuss issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13169  Describe and discuss issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
HW SETA - Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority 
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing, engineering and technology.

The learning outcomes in this unit standard contribute to the exit level outcomes which provide access to workplace based learning programmes for occupationally focused qualifications in this field, and provide qualifying learners with access to a range of further learning at NQF level 2.

Qualifying learners have a broad knowledge of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses, in respect of transmission routes, methods of prevention, treatment and support. They also understand their impact on the workplace. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard has been designed as a basic introduction to the skills, values and knowledge it embodies, and does not assume any prior learning or experience. The credits allocated to this unit standard assume that a learner is already competent in communication and numeracy at ABET Level 3. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The scope and level of this unit standard is determined by the ranges as indicated under the specific outcomes. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Describe the nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses 
OUTCOME RANGE 
The nature of the illness includes issues such as symptoms, prognosis, severity. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
Indicators

1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe how transmission of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs occurs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe measures to prevent transmission of HIV-Aids and STIs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe support and treatment available to people with HIV-Aids, TB and/or STIs 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Support and treatment includes testing, medical treatment and counselling services provided by the workplace, peer educators, the health services, NGOs and/or community structures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Explain the impact on the workplace of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Impact on the workplace includes absenteeism, discrimination, loss of skills and experience, financial implications, increased susceptibility to accidents through lack of concentration and tiredness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Discuss attitudes in the workplace towards HIV-Aids, TB and STIs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The assessment will be governed by the policies and guidelines of the MERSETA Education and Training Quality Assuror (ETQA) who has jurisdiction over this field of learning.

    The assessor will (at the very least) be accredited and have a technical qualification in this learning area.

    The learner can be assessed in the language of his/her choice although if s/he has to report incidents or conditions to some one else, s/he will be assessed on his/her ability to report in the language commonly used in the working environment.

    The learner can be assessed against this unit standard to obtain credits or as part of an integrated assessment for a qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Names & functions of:
  • Names of sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Treatment centres and sources of support

    2. Purpose of:
  • Adhering to the prescribed treatment regime
  • Support services
  • Peer educators
  • Taking responsibility for own health
  • Confidentiality

    3. Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties of:
  • HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Testing, treatment and sources of support
  • Symptoms and phases in the development of AIDS
  • Practices which reduce or prevent risk of infection
  • Rights of people with HIV-Aids, TB and/or STIs
  • Attitudes towards HIV-Aids, TB and STIs in the workplace

    4. Processes and events:
  • Transmission
  • Treatment
  • Testing

    5. Cause and effect, implications of:
  • Not taking preventative measures
  • Not following required treatment procedures (e.g. TB)
  • Negative attitudes
  • Impact on the workplace
  • Impact on earnings, medical aid claims, provident fund, etc

    6. Procedures and techniques
  • Associated with prevention, treatment of illness and maintenance of health

    7. Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards
  • Applicable workplace agreements or policies

    8. Relationships, systems:
  • Relationship between informed awareness of the nature, prevention and treatment of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs and reduced incidence of these illnesses. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • Make informed, responsible lifestyle choices 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • Descriptions and discussions related to HIV-AIDS, TB and STIs 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • Understand nature of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs, including applicable prevention and treatment 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • The relationship between behaviour choices and the risk of contracting STIs and HIV-Aids
  • The links between STIs and HIV-Aids, and TB and HIV-Aids 

  • 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  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  23253   National Certificate (GETC): Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Fundamental  49068   National Certificate: Railway Signalling: Assembly and Wiring of Equipment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  66512   National Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  MERSETA 


    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. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    4. African Dream Campus 
    5. Agisanang SA Training 
    6. Alvern Cables (Pty) Ltd (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    7. Amabamba Recruitment 
    8. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    10. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    11. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
    12. Bantubanye Skills 
    13. Bikologix Projects 
    14. Black Eagle Training (PIETERMARITZBURG) (TP) 
    15. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    16. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    17. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Brits Plant (BRITS) (TP) 
    19. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Isando Branch (ISANDO) (TP) 
    20. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - PE Plant (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    21. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    22. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
    23. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
    24. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Swinton Road Campus 
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    26. College of Production Technology 
    27. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
    28. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
    29. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    30. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    31. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    32. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    33. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    34. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    35. Eastcape Training Centre 
    36. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    37. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    38. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    39. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    40. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
    41. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    42. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Essential Skills 
    44. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    45. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    46. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    47. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    48. Goodyear SA (Pty) Ltd (UITENHAGE) (TP) 
    49. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    50. Hlombe and Associates 
    51. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    52. I Care Resource Centre 
    53. Icando 
    54. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
    55. Impela Trading cc 
    56. Industries Education & Training Institute (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    57. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    58. INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION, TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: FLORIDA 
    59. INTERACTIVE TUTOR (PTY) LIMITED 
    60. Intercept Consulting and Training Solutions 
    61. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    62. Iziko Capacity Building CC. 
    63. Izizwe Training Centre (Pty) Ltd T/A Simtech Training (NORTHDENE) (TP) 
    64. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    65. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    66. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    67. JMC TECHNICAL TRAINING (Bloemfontein)(TP) 
    68. Josmap Training Institute 
    69. Kgolo Institute 
    70. Khosithi Training 
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    72. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 
    73. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    74. KWEM Management Solutions 
    75. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    76. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    77. Letaba TVET College 
    78. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    79. Longata Consultant 
    80. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    81. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    82. MashMP Holdings 
    83. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    84. Masiqhame Trading 81 cc T/A Kim's Welding School (AUSTERVILLE) (TP) 
    85. Matiisetso Training and Consulting 
    86. Matimba Rigging & Training (SECUNDA) (TP) 
    87. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    88. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    89. MFISA 
    90. Mission Point Consulting 
    91. MML Consulting CC. 
    92. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    93. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    94. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
    95. Mphela Education Training and Development 
    96. MT & HR Training Consultants (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
    97. NDIMASE TRADING 
    98. Networx for Career Development 
    99. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    100. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    101. Nghano Training and Development Centre 
    102. Nissan SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    103. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    104. Northlink College - Wingfield Campus 
    105. NS Global Academy 
    106. NSA MultiServicers cc T/A Riverport SHE Training Academy (GONUBIE) (TP) 
    107. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    108. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    109. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    110. Polyoak Business School (Pty) Ltd (DIEP RIVER) (TP) 
    111. Port Elizabeth Draughting Academy & Trading cc T/A PE Draughting Acade 
    112. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
    113. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    114. Production Management Institute 
    115. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    116. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    117. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    118. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    119. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    120. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    121. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
    122. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
    123. Roll On Labels Pty Ltd 
    124. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    125. Sabela Learning Academy 
    126. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    127. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    128. Senelo Trading CC 
    129. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    130. Sewing Industry Technical Training Cc 
    131. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
    132. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
    133. Skills for All (POTCHEFSTROOM) (TP) 
    134. SmartMatta (Pty) Ltd 
    135. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    136. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
    137. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    138. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
    139. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    140. Swift Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd (Killarney Gardens) TP 
    141. Swift Skills Academy (SASOLBURG) (TP) 
    142. Tekmation (Pty) Ltd T/A Tekmation Training Institute (DURBAN) (TP) 
    143. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    144. The Crimson CO CC. 
    145. Thembeni Skills Development Trading and Projects 
    146. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    147. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
    148. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    149. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    150. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
    151. Triple E Training Holdings (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERDORP) (TP) 
    152. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
    153. Tsebong Training Centre 
    154. Tshwane North College 
    155. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    156. Tshwane South Public FET College - Odi Campus 
    157. Tsoho Training & Development T/A Tsoho Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    158. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    159. Twin Peak Technologies 
    160. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    161. Umbuso Training Services 
    162. Umgungundlovu FET College - Central Office 
    163. University of Venda 
    164. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    165. Vicmat Consultants 
    166. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
    167. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    168. Wilbat Projects 148 (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
    169. WISPECO ALUMINIUM (Alrode)(Project Site NVC)(TP) 
    170. XL AT Consulting CC 
    171. Y3K Training cc (CAPE TOWN) (TP) 
    172. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 



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