SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Evaluate a job in the Public Sector in South Africa 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
337062  Evaluate a job in the Public Sector in South Africa 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Public Sector 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners in the Public Sector who conduct job evaluations. It will be useful for Job Analysts, Work Study Practitioners, Human Resource Practitioners and Panellists who need to understand how jobs are weighted.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Analysing the business environment.
  • Developing a job description.
  • Using an electronic job evaluation system.
  • Applying a job evaluation process to evaluate a job. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the business environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The organisational structure of a department is analysed in terms of the relationships between jobs within a department or organisation and their relationships with jobs in other government departments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The jobs in a selected department or organisation are identified and an indication is given of how each job contributes to the mandate of the department or organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A specific job or business process is analysed with reference to the specific service delivery model of a specific organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop a job description. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information on a specific job is gathered using appropriate methodology. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Methodology may include, but is not limited to, interview, use of probing questions, checklist and document analysis.
  • Documents may include, but are not limited to, performance agreements, job profiles, work plans, existing job descriptions and systematic job logs.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information gathered is used to develop a job description for a specific job. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Core competencies may include, but are not limited to, recommendations, functions, tasks, outcomes and outputs.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An existing job description is analysed in order to identify inconsistencies and determine whether the job description links to the strategic objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The analysis should consider functions, processes, strategic objectives and competencies.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Use an electronic job evaluation system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is recorded on an electronic job evaluation system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different types of reports are generated for different purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The use of the system as an electronic data management tool is explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply a job evaluation process to evaluate a job. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A job is evaluated using a specific process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A job evaluation report is compiled for a job evaluation panel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A job evaluation report is interpreted and presented to a job evaluation panel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Ways of dealing with inconsistencies are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Proposals are made to remedy discrepancies in a job evaluation process or job description. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems in which responses show that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made in identifying inconsistencies in organisational structure, job descriptions and job evaluations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community in conducting interviews and evaluating jobs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly and effectively in evaluating jobs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information in evaluating jobs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in the modes of oral and/or written presentations in presenting to a panel. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    The learner is able to use technology effectively in using an electronic data management system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation in understanding the relationships within and between departments. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
  • The learner is able to be culturally sensitive across a range of social contexts in interviewing people, reporting to a panel and dealing with inconsistencies. 

  • 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 
    The Public Sector includes all spheres of Government, Public Entities, Constitutional Institutions and Municipal Entities. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67463   Further Education and Training Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  57824   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. ABA Sebenzi 
    2. Africa Corporate Training Institute and HR Consulting 
    3. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    4. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    5. Amabamba Recruitment 
    6. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    7. AVC Corporate Advisory Services (PTY) LTD. 
    8. Bantubanye Skills 
    9. Birnam Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    11. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    12. Boston City Campus and Business College (PTY) Ltd 
    13. Break The Chains Development Services 
    14. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    15. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Colgene Group 
    17. Cool Ideas 1016 (Pty) LTD t/a ESP Consulting 
    18. Cre8ive Organisational Development 
    19. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    20. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    21. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    23. DialNx Consultants 
    24. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    25. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    26. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    29. Express Model 405 
    30. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    31. GLOBAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    32. Growth Management Consulting 
    33. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    34. Hamonate Consulting 
    35. HDPSA 
    36. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    37. Hlombe and Associates 
    38. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    39. IQ Academy (previously known as Fernwood Business College) 
    40. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    41. JEPHMAG TRADING PTY LTD 
    42. Jobafrik Consulting 
    43. Josmap Training Institute 
    44. Kalideen Management 
    45. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    46. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    47. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    48. Kgolo Institute 
    49. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    50. Kia Chuma 
    51. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    52. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    53. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    54. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    55. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    56. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    57. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    58. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    59. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    60. MashMP Holdings 
    61. Matsila Holdings 
    62. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    63. Miczo's Enterprise 
    64. Misol Projects cc 
    65. MJ Mafunisa Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    66. Mmanape Management Solutions 
    67. MML Consulting CC. 
    68. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    69. Mosako Wa Kitso 
    70. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    71. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    72. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    73. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    74. NS Global Academy 
    75. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    76. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    77. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    78. PanAfrican Supply Chain Academy 
    79. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    80. Sanchaa Connection 
    81. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    82. SEVEN ARROWS PROTECTION ALLIANCE CC 
    83. SIYANQOBA SEMINARS PTY LTD 
    84. Summat Training Institute 
    85. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    86. T & T Appointments 
    87. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    88. Thuto Lere Community Empowerment Programme 
    89. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    90. Tlaletso Consultants 
    91. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    92. Tsebong Training Centre 
    93. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    94. Twin Peak Technologies 
    95. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    96. Umfolozi FET College 
    97. Umqondo Consultancy 
    98. Umsenge SDCS 
    99. University of Venda 
    100. Vicmat Consultants 
    101. Visionary Academy 
    102. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    103. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 



    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.