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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Examine the account of a Tutor, Curator or Administrator 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
365186  Examine the account of a Tutor, Curator or Administrator 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Justice Legal Training 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Justice in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  NQF Level 06 
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 aimed at Assistant Masters and Examiners attached to the Office of the Master of the High Court who supervise the work of tutors, curators boni and administrators.

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to draw and examine the account of a tutor, curator or administrator. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • The law of persons, family law, the law of things and contracts.
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.

    Learners should ideally have been successfully assessed against the unit standard appoint a Tutor, Curator or Administrator to a person incapable or prohibited from managing his or her own affairs and against the unit standard.

    Apply the master's supervision of the administration of an estate of a person incapable of managing his or her own affairs. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Draw an account of a tutor or curator. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The heading of the account is drawn according to legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The income and expenditure account is drawn according to legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The capital account is drawn according to legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The cash reconciliation statement is drawn according to legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The certificate of the tutor or curator is drawn according to legal requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Examine the account of the tutor, curator or administrator. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The account is compared with the main documents on the Master's file and queries are raised when necessary. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • The main documents on the Master's file could include a will, a court order, notice of motion and founding affidavit, inventory and bond of security.
  • All activities of the tutor, curator or administrator must be assessed to determine whether the activity falls inside the scope of the assigned power.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The account is compared with the correspondence on the Master's file and queries are raised when necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The account is compared with the vouchers lodged and queries are raised when necessary. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The assessment must include assessing the acceptability of the voucher for authenticity and the information that it discloses.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The account and the vouchers lodged are compared with the bank statements and paid cheques lodged and queries are raised when necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The query sheet is prepared and sent to the tutor or curator. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Chapter 4 of the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965, as amended.
  • Regulations in terms of section 103 of the Administration of Estates Act 1965 as amended (R473 Gazette 3425 dated 24 March 1972) in the latest amended form when assessment of the learner takes place.
  • The Mental Health Care Act 17 of 2002, as amended.
  • The common law relating to persons and their capacity to act. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when:
  • The account of the tutor, curator or administrator is drawn. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion when:
  • The account of the tutor, curator or administrator has been drawn that correctly reflects the administration process of the estate.
  • A query sheet has been prepared that effectively conveys the Master's questions concerning the administration of the estate. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when:
  • The wishes and desires of the person under administration is taken into account when the administrator's account is examined. 

  • 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  50265   National Certificate: Family Law Practice  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  97228   National Certificate: Paralegal Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49598   National Diploma: Paralegal Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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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