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

Negotiate and manage resources for facilities management 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15056  Negotiate and manage resources for facilities management 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Real Estate 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-07-17  2008-10-22  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-10-22   2012-10-22  

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
258126  Apply facilities management principles  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard forms part of the qualification National Certificate in Real Estate, registered at Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be working within a Property Environment, specialising in Property Management where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to their understanding of the sector and functioning in the workplace. This standard will also add value to learners who are starting or working in their own Property and/or Real Estate business.

The purpose of this standard is to provide learners the opportunity to develop a practical understanding of the processes and skills entailed in negotiating, implementing and evaluating the management of facilities.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Gathering information required for negotiation.
  • Presenting and reporting on gathered information and results of negotiation.
  • Implementing and managing facility management activities.
  • Evaluating implementation and recommending alternative actions/ plans to improve efficiency in respect of facility management. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in the standards of the National Certificate Property Practice at NQF Level 4, specialising on Property Management, or equivalent. They must also be able to communicate in English and apply financial and accounting practices to the equivalent of NQF Level 5. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Assets including commercial property, retail property, industrial property, equipment, machinery and plant.
  • Investments including assets and financial. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Gather information required for negotiation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information gathered is accurate, current and meets organisational requirements for negotation practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Data collection procedures are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Information is gathered within agreed timeframes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Present and report on gathered information and results of negotiation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Report is presented in the required format and within agreed timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Interpretation of data is explained as per requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Information is fully and accurately documented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Report is prepared using analytical techniques and tools. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Report is presented with findings, interpretations, conclusions and recommendations in a manner and format to facilitate negotiations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Results of negotiations are reported on. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement and manage facility management activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Implementation is completed within resource constraints and agreed timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality and satisfaction standards are met for both the customer and organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Implementation is reviewed and compared to plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Responsibilities, authorities and lines of accountability are defined and documented. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Evaluate implementation and recommend alternative actions/ plans to improve efficiency in respect. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Viable alternative activities/ plans are provided and presented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Input for alternatives is obtained from all stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Alternatives for improvement are considered in respect of strategic, practical and tactical considerations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Alternatives must satisfy and meet ethical, legal and commercial requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Recommendations are compatible with greater organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Recommendations for improvement are presented within agreed timeframes and format. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers will be accredited against this unit standard and assessors registered by the relevant Education Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A broad understanding of the techniques and methods for implementing strategic plans.
  • A comprehensive understanding of general concepts and principles of managing facilities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the management of facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when negotiating and managing property facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities so that strategic and plans are available. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information to ensure required data is accurate and useful. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when presenting alternatives so that all stakeholders gain an understanding of the requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that the results of negotiations impact on the overall success of the organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 258126, which is "Apply facilities management principles", 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
    Elective  20188   National Certificate: Real Estate  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  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.
     
    1. Chartall Business College 



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