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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Evaluate viability and performance of real estate portfolio 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15336  Evaluate viability and performance of real estate portfolio 
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
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 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 considerations and actions required to evaluate, maintain and improve the performance of a property portfolio.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Analysing and organising financial information with regard to viability/ performance of property portfolio.
  • Gathering and collating additional information regarding viability and performance.
  • Comparing and assessing performing data.
  • Formulating and recommending remedial actions. 

  • 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, specialising in 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 
    Property portfolios including commercial property, industrial property, leisure property and retail property. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Formulate and recommend remedial actions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Redial action and activities are allocated and communicated to relevant parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Input sought from internal and external is incorporated into recommendations in a manner which meets organisation requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Potential recommendations are evaluated in terms of performance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Activities, events and decisions are documented within organisational procedures and practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Alternative recommendations are considered in terms of strategic, tactical and operational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Assessment of perceived weaknesses and gaps are encompassed in recommendations. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse & organise financial information with regard to viability/ performance of property portfolio 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Organised data is presented according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Data and report is in the required format and within agreed timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Performance ratios are applied and compared. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Analysed information is produced using quantitative and qualitative methods and data sources. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Gather and collate additional information regarding viability and performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Additional data is correct, relevant and up-to-date. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Additional data is presented in the required format and timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Data quality assurance processes are applied and are consistent with the nature of the data requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Analytical techniques and tools are applied to identify trends in data gathered. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Compare and assess performing data. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Comparison is accurate and up-to-date. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Financial ratios are used during comparison to ensure relevancy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Discrepancies and variance are identified, highlighted and reported on. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Comparison information is assessed in accordance with established procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Information flow is open and recorded in required 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 comprehensive understanding of the methods and techniques for gathering, evaluating and processing information.
  • A general understanding of the basic financial and accounting principles.
  • A broad understanding of company/ organisational strategic objectives for property portfolios. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in respect of the viability and performance of property portfolios. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when engaging in the evaluation and processing of data related to property portfolio. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information, to ensure accuracy, relevancy and compliance with strategic objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when informing others of data evaluated and its results. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related where data processed and evaluated governs the redial activities and plans. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  20185   Further Education and Training Certificate: Banking  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 
    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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