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

Advise on the management of a skills development programme 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14550  Advise on the management of a skills development programme 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 learner who has achieved this Unit Standard will be able to advise customers on the management of a skills development course and provide the necessary administration and logistical support. It will also contribute to creating sustainable learning environments. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that learners will be competent in Communication at NQF Level 3. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The following statements provide a general guide to the scope and complexity of the competence expected of a learner:
  • Learners are required to demonstrate that they can perform the specific outcomes with understanding and reflexivity. However, at this level they will be consciously following a set of "rules" or principles which inform what they do, rather than using their own initiative.
  • The learner is required to demonstrate the competence described in this standard in the context of a training initiative.
  • The specific outcomes should be performed in line with an established methods for managing a training intervention. At this level the learner should be able to describe one alternative method, to explain how his/her performance would differ if he/she used it and to justify his/her choice of method. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Advise customers on the management and logistical support to a training initiative. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The relevant manner of applying and maintaining management and administrative procedures are explained in relation to a specific training initiative. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Customers are advised to follow externally directed procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Customers are advised how to co-ordinating the activities of practitioners and other staff within the course. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Advise customers on measures to manage and maintain learning learning records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Customers are advised on the creation of a storage and retrieval system for records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Customers are advised on necessary records to be kept, taking account of prescribed procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Advise customers on techniques to involve learners in the management of learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The objectives, intended outcomes, and nature of the course are explained to learners with a view to them understanding them and thereby obtaining a greater commitment from them to the course. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Customers are advised to explain expectations and requirements to learners. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Advise customers on methods to contribute to the budgetary process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Customers are advised on best methods of obtaining and providing appropriate information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Customers are advised on methods to reflect on financial issues in order to contribute to future financial planning. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Advise customers on methodologies to evaluate the management of a training initiative. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Customers are advised on relevant methods to follow when evaluating a training initiative. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Customers are advised on making recommendations for better future procedures or support. 


    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 
    The learner is able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
  • Communication skills
  • The institutional context
  • A training plan
  • Structures, processes, and workplace cultures impacting on the course
  • The aims and objectives of the course, as well as its place in the training plan 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage his/her own learning activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the nature of the advice to be given to the customers pertaining to the management of training interventions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively to customers and provide most updated information on the various strategies of management and communication. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
  • Make responsible decisions in terms of the nature of the advice to be given to customers - the most relevant to the need of the customer.
  • Reflect on and explore a variety of information available on the management of a training initiative and the strategies for support to be provided.
  • Be culturally and aesthetically sensitive in the nature of the advice offered to customers.
  • See the world as a set of related systems by recognising that an interchange between the different elements of management and support is needed to ensure that a training initiative is successfully completed. 

  • 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  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  48664   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mail Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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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