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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Establish a community resource project 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14800  Establish a community resource project 
ORIGINATOR
SGB ABET Educators 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 05 - Education, Training and Development Adult Learning 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  20 
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 
This unit standard enables candidates to plan, establish and manage a local community support structure or project in a manner which is systematic and informed by the basic principles of development practices, thus contributing to the
development aspect of ETD/ABET work. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Core ABET Practitioner Unit Standard (5.05) Conduct research and liaison relevant to the learning situation, or an equivalent from another ETD qualification. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The type of community resource project referred to can be local, small scale and limited in its focus, e.g. a school governing body, community police forum, self-help group. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Analyse the need or situation to be addressed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The situation/need is analysed in terms of its local, historical and developmental context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The analysis is rational and non-judgmental. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Primary target group is identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The relevance of the planned intervention to the target group is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Ethical considerations are explained and appropriate resolutions made, e.g. need for confidentiality. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Own role in addressing the need/situation is defined in terms of existing skills or qualifications. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Consult with relevant stakeholders. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
The type of stakeholder consultation referred to can be limited to narrow stakeholder consultation within the affected community.The SO is assessed with reference to available resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. All relevant stakeholders are identified (primary and secondary). 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Key individuals/change agents in the local community are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Procedures for accessing different stakeholders/agents are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Suitable media for communicating with stakeholders are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Views of stakeholders (on the issue to be addressed) are synthesised and reported (oral or written form). 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Produce a plan of action. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Intended outcomes of plan are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Proposed activities/ meetings are described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Links between intended activities and outcomes are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Plan shows evidence of local consultation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Resources required are listed and their sources identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. A simple but accurate budget is compiled, where applicable. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Plan of action is feasible in terms of time, local conditions and resources. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Conduct meetings/ events. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Full details of meeting/event are documented, e.g. invitation, poster, handout, advertisement, radio announcement. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Suitable media and sites are used to publicise event, e.g. flyers in taxis, posters in shops. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Venue is selected and organised in a way that promotes participation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Proposed meeting/event procedures are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Language preferences of participants are accommodated, e.g. use of mother-tongue, translator. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Participation in meeting/event is competently chaired or managed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Notes or minutes of meeting/event are accurate and complete. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Manage the initiative. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Use of resources is monitored and managed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Expenditure is monitored and documented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Interpersonal dynamics are managed, e.g. rules for participation, procedures for conflict management. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Resolutions regarding ethics are maintained and breaches addressed (with reference to SO1, AC5). 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Basic administrative procedures are executed, e.g. attendance registers. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
Evaluate progress of the project. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Achievement/ non achievement of intended outcomes is described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Any unplanned outcomes (positive and negative) are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Reasons for successes/failures are presented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Implications of the progress evaluation for future action are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Progress reports are compiled at regular intervals. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The essential embedded knowledge required for this unit standard has been carefully built into the assessment criteria. It is not detailed in a separate notes section. This is not an omission, but a decision made by the ABET Practitioner SGB and is detailed in the introduction to the qualifications. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
The Development Outcome facilitated by the whole unit standard is:
Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local national and global communities. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made - SO1, SO3. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, community - SO2, SO4, SO5. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one=s activities responsibly and effectively - in SO4. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information - SO1, 2 and 6. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/ or written presentation - in all SO4, AC6. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation - SO1. 

UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
Persons assessing learners against this unit standard must have a level 6 qualification in ABET Practice or its NQF equivalent and must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA. 

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
Core  49087   National Diploma: Orientation and Mobility Practice for Blind and Partially Sighted Persons  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2009-07-29  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Fundamental  23095   Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP 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 
Elective  20159   National Diploma: ABET Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Elective  49598   National Diploma: Paralegal Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


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. African Learning & Development Academy (Pty) Ltd (ALDA) 
2. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
3. CURMO Designs (Pty) Ltd Co 
4. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
5. Funda Africa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
6. Igugu Training and Investments 
7. Isibani Skills Academy 
8. Jabulani Training & Development 
9. Kenako Investments 
10. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
11. Letlhabile Institute Of Management and Training 
12. Mapheto Business Enterprises t/a MBE 
13. Marematlou Training Institute 
14. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
15. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
16. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
17. Ntingantakandini Training, Education and Development Company 
18. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
19. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
20. Project Literacy 
21. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
22. Resonance Institue of Learning 
23. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
24. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
25. South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind 
26. Spotru Training Centre 
27. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
28. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
29. The Fundamentals Training Centre 
30. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
31. Thuto Botshabelo Training Academy 
32. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
33. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
34. TMG Quality Services 
35. Ulwazi Training & Development 
36. Ungaphelamandla Consultancy Private College (PTY) LTD 
37. Wildfire Development Training Agency 



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