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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop self within the job role 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243947  Develop self within the job role 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7821  Develop self within the job role  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is aimed at enabling learners to analyse their own strengths and weaknesses, set objectives for self-development and implement a development plan in order to achieve these objectives. It will also enable learners to monitor own activities and approach colleagues and management for feedback.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner will able to:
  • Compare own strengths and weaknesses in current job role to job role requirements.
  • Identify objectives for self development related to career aspirations and design a personal development plan.
  • Make preparation for and implement a personal development plan in a workplace.
  • Monitor own development against plan and objectives, and adjust as needed.
  • Analyse and apply feedback on own development to objectives and plan. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Compare own strengths and weaknesses in current job role to job role requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Current job requirements are understood and related to job description researched. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Own competence is assessed personally and matched to job requirements with a view to possible improvement where needed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Personal strengths and weaknesses are identified so as to identify areas for development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Possible developmental activities/programmes are determined so that a personal development plan is worked out. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Developmental activities/programmes include work-related and non-work-related development areas.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify objectives for self development related to career aspirations and design a personal development plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Own career aspirations are matched against the career path in a specific sector or industry and conclusions drawn as to whether aspiration can be met in the sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Personal development needed to enable progression along a specific career pathway is determined to inform development planning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A personal development plan to meet relevant self development objectives is developed, indicating resources and other factors into account. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The time and resources required to achieve objectives are determined to inform planning and implementation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Make preparation for and implement a personal development plan in a workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A personal development plan is finalised and matched to specific available developmental activities/programmes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The advantages and disadvantages, as well as possible barriers to the completion of a planned developmental programmes are identified and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Priorities, deliverables and time frames are identified for the completion of an activity/programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Selected activities/programmes toward self development are accessed and embarked upon. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Monitor own development against plan and objectives, and adjust as needed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reasons for regularly monitoring own progress against a self-development plan and objectives are outlined focusing on effective time and resource utilisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Individual performance against a self-development plan and objectives is reviewed and amendment required are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Feedback is requested from management as to the effectiveness of the development programme. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Analyse and apply feedback on own development to objectives and plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Feedback from self and others with regard to self-development are understood and used to effect changes to the plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Adjustments are made to self development plan and objectives, where indicated from feedback and monitoring. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against the unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard, or assessing this unit standard, must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Job requirements.
  • Self-assessment techniques.
  • Developmental activities/programmes.
  • Industry and career awareness.
  • Development of objectives and plans.
  • Research, review and analysis.
  • Feedback methods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution in creative ways is applied when analyzing and applying feedback on own development to objectives and plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self within the context of organisational transformation is dealt with when comparing own strengths and weaknesses in the current job role to job role requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing information as it refers to monitoring own development against a plan and objectives. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 7821, "Develop self within the job role", Level 4, 3 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  63269   National Certificate: Gaming Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  20185   Further Education and Training Certificate: Banking  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 
    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 
    Elective  66809   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Technical Officiating  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  61609   Further Education and Training Certificate: Volunteer Support  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. Gotsec Skills Training 
    2. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    3. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    4. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    5. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Tembe Service Providers 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.