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

Implement and maintain legal requirements within a real estate business 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15061  Implement and maintain legal requirements within a real estate business 
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
258138  Implement and maintain legal requirements within a Real Estate business  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 either Property Management or Estate Agency Sales or Rental, 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 for learners to develop understanding and skills necessary to enable effective engagement with legal documents, in the form of making amendments where necessary, and appreciating and acting on their implications, of compliance and non-compliance with relevant acts and common law.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Analysing requests for changes to legal documentation and contracts and the implications thereof.
  • Monitoring amendments to legal documentation and contracts.
  • Analysing, training and managing legal issues impacting on a real estate business. 

  • 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 in Property Practice at NQF Level 4 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 
  • Legislative Acts including: Valuers Act, 1982 (Act No. 23 of 1982), Land Survey Act, 1997 (Act No. 8 of 1997), Rent Control Act, 1976 (Act No. 80 of 1976), Value-Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991), Expropriation Act, 1975 (Act No. 63 of 1975), Rating/Valuation Ordinances of the nine Provinces, Water Act, 1956 (Act No. 54 of 1956), Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994 (Act No. 22 of 1994), National Rating Act (Future) and the Environmental Conservation Act, 1989 (Act No. 73 of 1989).
  • Distinction between real, limited real rights and personal rights; types of limited real rights; differentiation between rights which limit ownership.
  • Legal issues related to sectional title, share block, time-share and housing development schemes.
  • Interpretation and application of common law and statutory provisions. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse requests for changes to legal documentation and contracts and the implications thereof. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Legal documents and contracts are analysed and information is extracted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Implications to requested changes are analysed and assessed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Recommendations to change legal documents and contracts are made. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Company, organisational and legal policies and procedures are adhered to. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Monitor amendments to legal documentation and contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Approved amendments are recorded on a database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Stakeholders are informed of changes made. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. New terms and conditions are applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Outside consultants are liaised with and consulted with. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Compliance to new terms and conditions are monitored. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analyse and manage legal issues impacting on a real estate business, and train accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Basic principles of all acts and common law are applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Analyse critical issues that will have implications on a real estate business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. All stakeholders are advised on actions to take. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Drafted legal documentation is assessed and recommendations made on their use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Non-compliance issues are identified and rectified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Individuals are trained on legal issues impacting on a real estate business. 


    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 
  • An in-depth understanding of acts and statutory requirements impacting on a property business.
  • A comprehensive understanding of documentation used in legal issues in a property business.
  • A basic understanding of training and development techniques.
  • Communication techniques both verbally and in writing and presentation techniques. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when dealing with legislative requirements in a property business. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when training and developing individuals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities so that case law is considered when maintaining legislative requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information, to keep abreast of latest legal requirements, impacting on the way in which property documentation is presented. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with other when presenting information on legal issues so that all stakeholders understand. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where all legislative factors must be thoroughly considered when managing property issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 258138, which is "Implement and maintain legal requirements within a Real Estate business", Level 5, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  20188   National Certificate: Real Estate  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  49196   National Certificate: Social Housing Property Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  20185   Further Education and Training Certificate: Banking  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 


    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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