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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Counsel workgroup members in respect of HIV/AIDS 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13203  Counsel workgroup members in respect of HIV/AIDS 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 and engineering.
The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
Qualifying learners can apply relevant counselling methods to inform and assist workgroup members in dealing with HIV/AIDS. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for life skills in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
The credits allocated to this unit standard assume that a learner has already learned to
  • Understand and deal with HIV/AIDS 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain and discuss various approaches to counselling 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of various approaches to counselling is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Employees are counselled with respect to HIV/AIDS as required and referrals made where appropriate. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Counselling experiences and approaches taken are discussed and reflected upon. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Counsel workgroup members in respect of HIV/AIDS 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Counselling is limited to first line counselling and does not include medical/phychological counselling. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of various approaches to counselling is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Employees are counselled with respect to HIV/AIDS as required and referrals made where appropriate. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Counselling experiences and approaches taken are discussed and reflected upon. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Refer workgroup members seeking further counselling to appropriate qualified staff 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of various approaches to counselling is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Employees are counselled with respect to HIV/AIDS as required and referrals made where appropriate. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Counselling experiences and approaches taken are discussed and reflected upon. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Reflect on counselling experiences and approaches taken 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of various approaches to counselling is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Employees are counselled with respect to HIV/AIDS as required and referrals made where appropriate. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Counselling experiences and approaches taken are discussed and reflected upon. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given and knowledge is demonstrated in a clear manner using appropriate examples
    2. Counselling is done in an empathic and understanding manner
    3. HIV/AIDS queries are dealt with correctly and comprehensively
    Understanding confirmed
    1. Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of counselling employees with respect to HIV/AIDS
  • Approaches to counselling
  • Issues commonly dealt with in HIV/AIDS counselling sessions
  • Appropriate behaviours for counsellors
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Applicable legislation 


  • 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 will be assessed in the workplace or by simulation, but can submit documents, projects, test results and assignments that are not produced in the workplace or by the RPL process.
    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. Purpose of:
  • Counselling

    2. Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties:
  • Common HIV/AIDS issues dealt with in counselling situations
  • Appropriate counselling behaviours

    3. Processes and events:
  • Implications of incorrectly counselling employees
  • Implications of not dealing with HIV/AIDS issues in an empathic and understanding manner

    4. Procedures and techniques:
  • For counselling

    5. Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
  • Relevant aspects of legislation dealing with HIV/AIDS (including constitutional rights of individuals living with HIV/AIDS)

    6. Theory: rules, principles, laws:
  • Applicable psychological theory related to counselling

    7. Relationships, systems:
  • Impact of counselling activities on individuals with HIV/AIDS issues 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • Related to the information an employee affected by HIV/AIDS has given during a counselling session 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • When counselling 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • Discussed by an employee during counselling 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • When counselling 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • Apply relevant psychological theory during counselling situations 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • Discuss the impact of counselling activities on individuals with HIV/AIDS issues 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  66489   Further Education and Training Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  MERSETA 
    Elective  36153   National Certificate: Polymer Composite Fabrication  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  48796   National Certificate: Quality Assurance of Tyre Manufacturing Processes  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  48799   National Certificate: Tyre and Tyre Component Manufacturing  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  57612   National Certificate: Arts and Culture Enterprise  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  21007   National Certificate: Automotive component manufacturing and assembly  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-01  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58025   National Certificate: CNC Production Machining  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49119   National Certificate: Craft Operational Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  23260   National Certificate: Industrial Rubber Manufacturing: Mixing OR Extruding OR Moulding OR Calendaring  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  50245   National Certificate: Maintenance Coordination  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2010-11-11  TETA 
    Elective  20891   National Certificate: Plastics Manufacturing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-13  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49448   National Certificate: Plastics Manufacturing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  57122   National Certificate: Printing and Manufacture of Packaging  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  50017   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-11-30  Was CATHSSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  73209   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Umbumbulu Campus 
    2. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
    3. DMP Training (PINETOWN) (TP) 
    4. Gufferty Consulting 
    5. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    6. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    7. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    8. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    9. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 



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