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

Apply knowledge of community issues in relation to development projects 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14534  Apply knowledge of community issues in relation to development projects 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Local Employment and Skills Dev 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 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-08-13  2006-08-13  SAQA 0249/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-08-13   2010-08-13  

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
242877  Advise stakeholders on the management of a skills development programmes  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A person assessed as competent against this Unit Standard will be able to recognise that development projects and communities could impact on each other in both positive and negative ways. The qualifying learner will understand the dynamics involved in development projects and will be able to recognise that negotiation and trade-offs need to be made.

Competency in this Unit Standard will equip the qualifying learner with the skills required to undertake an important role in community development and will enhance the employability of the qualifying learner in both community development-related initiatives. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners are assumed to be competent in Communication at NQF Level 2. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
This Unit Standard only relates to development projects with a skills development-training component and thus excludes pure infra-structural projects with no training component. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Apply an understanding of the dynamics and structures prevalent in communities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Community structures, role players and stakeholders at a local level are identified and their roles explained with examples. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Protocols such as the role of Amakhosi, municipality, local government, civic structures and informal social structures are researched and explained with examples. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Advise communities of the effect that development projects have on communities in a local context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The effects of development on conservation-related issues are explained to communities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The impact of loss of harvesting and access rights are outlined to communities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The impact of the creation of craft markets is highlighted to interested parties. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The methods whereby the regeneration of the local economy can be done and their impacts on the community are explained to local communities. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Advise community structures on the effect that regeneration of the local economy will have. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Advise community structures on the effect that regeneration of the local economy will have on the community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The principles of sustainable development are explained with examples to the local community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The methods of income generation are explained together with the benefits of each to the community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The principles of regeneration of the local economy are explained to community structures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Advise community structures on the different types of agreements. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Advise community structures on the different types of agreements that communities and development agencies may enter into, at a local level. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The different types of development agreements available for local communities are identified and illustrated on a table giving the main characteristics of each. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The advantages of each type of agreement are identified with practical examples related to a specific community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The disadvantages of each type of agreement are identified with practical examples related to a specific community. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be obtained from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body, through summative and formative assessment by a registered assessor.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Consequences of interventions by communities and development agencies on each other.
  • Steps taken to reach agreement between parties.
  • The notion of a community as a group of people with shared interests.
  • Legal definitions of communities.
  • The identification of specific communities for a development project.
  • Characteristics of the affected community. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to make responsible decisions in the process of identifying relevant community issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to organise and manage his/her own learning activities responsibly and effectively and organise and manage advice to be provided to communities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to collect, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the different developmental issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the different community structures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to:
  • reflect on and explore a variety of issues pertaining to communities and community development.
  • be culturally and aesthetically sensitive towards the different groups in the way he/she deals with the different communities.
  • see the world as a set of related systems in understanding the effect that the different community issues have on developmental projects. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242877, which is "Advise stakeholders on the management of a skills development programmes", Level 5, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  23976   National Certificate: Local Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-08-13  PSETA 
    Elective  49752   National Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  49093   Further Education and Training Certificate: Child and Youth Care Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. ALL CONNECTIONS 
    8. Amabamba Recruitment 
    9. Amadube Investments CC 
    10. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    11. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    12. Bantubanye Skills 
    13. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    14. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    15. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    16. Break The Chains Development Services 
    17. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
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    20. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    21. Continuing Education Programme 
    22. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    23. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Didintle Training Services 
    25. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    26. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    27. Envirogreen 
    28. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    29. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Essence Human Development (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    32. Explicit Communications 
    33. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    34. Frugatrax Consultants 
    35. Gakeinehe Pty Ltd 
    36. Gauteng Association Of Local Authorities 
    37. Giant Alive Services 
    38. Global Centre for Academic Research 
    39. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    40. Growth Management Consulting 
    41. Gugulethu Management & Training Consultancy 
    42. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    43. Icando 
    44. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    45. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    46. ITO Focus Reagile 
    47. JNUTO Trading and Projects 
    48. Jobafrik Consulting 
    49. Johsie Enertprise 
    50. K and Z Projects Training and Development 
    51. K Shabangu FET College 
    52. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    53. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    54. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    55. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    56. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    57. Kgolo Institute 
    58. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    59. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    60. Kokilesedi Trading 
    61. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    62. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    63. Lisolethu Consulting PTY LTD 
    64. LO Tantsi Fire Consultants CC. 
    65. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    66. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    67. Maile Consulting 
    68. Makhophila Business Enterprise 
    69. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    70. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    71. Manpower Skills Academy 
    72. Maqhawe College 
    73. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    74. Marsh (Pty) Ltd 
    75. MashMP Holdings 
    76. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    77. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    78. Matsila Holdings 
    79. Mcebo Technologies 
    80. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    81. Miczo's Enterprise 
    82. Mind Magic Consulting 
    83. Mission Point Consulting 
    84. Mmadiolwana Business Enterprise 
    85. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    86. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    87. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    88. Mosadikago Trading Cc 
    89. MTHENGENYA & ASSOCIATES 
    90. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    91. Networx for Career Development 
    92. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    93. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    94. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    95. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    96. Nomsithi Trading 
    97. NS Global Academy 
    98. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    99. Opelong Business Institute 
    100. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
    101. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    102. PKM Skills and Career Development 
    103. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    104. Powernexus 
    105. Preamo Project and General Trading 
    106. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    107. Puseletso Trading and Projects 
    108. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    109. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    110. Quick Leap Investment 
    111. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    112. Sebobatho Project Management 
    113. Seige Trading Solutions 
    114. Senelo Trading CC 
    115. Siljeur Training Academy 
    116. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
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    118. Spring Forest Trading 578 CC 
    119. Summat Training Institute 
    120. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    121. Tankimo Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    122. TCNS Resources (PTY) Ltd 
    123. Thando Consulting Services 
    124. The Crimson CO CC. 
    125. Thekwini College 
    126. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    127. TLD Consulting 
    128. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    129. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    130. Tsebo Kitso Trainings 
    131. Tshedza Training Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    132. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    133. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    134. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    135. Ubuholi Bendabuko Capacity Building (PTY) Ltd 
    136. Umfolozi FET College 
    137. Unakho Business Solutions 
    138. University of Venda 
    139. Vicmat Consultants 
    140. XL AT Consulting CC 
    141. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    142. Zanda Izifiso Ezinhle 



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