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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Research content for a presentation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242839  Research content for a presentation 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Communication Studies 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 04 - Communication Studies and Language Communication Studies 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 will be useful for those who prepare for a presentation to meet the target audience's needs and requirements, thus producing information focusing on the subject matter to be presented to the target audience.

Learners accredited with this Unit Standard will be capable of:
  • Identifying and describing sources of information.
  • Collecting, analysing and interpreting information for an effective presentation.
  • Expressing information in an appropriate way for effective presentation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and describe sources of information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The objectives and priorities of the audience are identified and described in context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant sources of information that meet audience's needs, interests and expectations are identified for preparation of the presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Sources of information include but are not limited to, on-line and print information, documents, library, journals, books, interviews, questionnaires, personal observation, etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Research topics required to achieve the objectives of the audience are identified and described reflective of audience's needs, interests, and expectations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The level of detail required in terms of the content is determined and clarified with concerned parties. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Collect, analyse and interpret information for presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is collected, sorted out and summarised into topics. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The information collected should reflect the purpose and objectives of the presentation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information is displayed in a way that it facilitates analysis and interpretation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Express information in an appropriate way for effective presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information to be included in the presentation is organised to ensure that it fits the audience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information that clearly addresses the purpose and scope of the presentation to meet audience's needs and interests. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Information gathered is recorded and expressed in a chronological order in accordance with the objectives of the presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The content is compared and analysed to clearly show relationships between each of the main points. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Information to be included or excluded in the presentation is organised and chosen to reflect the expectations and interests of the audience. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard and the related Exit Level Outcomes of the Qualification must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • External Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.
  • The accredited training provider will oversee internal moderation of assessment.
  • Internal and external moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in this Unit Standard as well as the integrated competence described in the Exit Level Outcome of the Qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Research.
  • Newspapers, journals, articles, books, etc.
  • Information analysis and interpretation.
  • Events, conferences, and workshops. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem-solving:
  • Identifying and solving problems related to research using critical and creative thinking. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively in a team:
  • Working effectively with individuals or groups during the research process. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing and critically evaluating information:
  • Collecting, analysing and critically evaluating information to ensure that information collected meet the needs, purpose, and context of the presentation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively with individuals and organisations throughout the research process to obtain relevant information for the presentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with a relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessors must be in possession of a Qualification in Communication or a related sub-field of Communication Studies at a minimum of NQF Level 5. 

  • 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
    Core  73129   National Diploma: Public Relations Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. Botho Ubuntu Contract Cleaning (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Goldfields FET College 
    3. Gotsec Skills Training 
    4. KWAZULU NATAL EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE 
    5. LEMARK TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    6. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    7. LVK Management Services 
    8. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    9. Orbit FET College - Rustenburg Campus 
    10. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Spotru Training Centre 
    12. Tembe Service Providers 
    13. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Vuselela FET College - Potchefstroom Campus 



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