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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply the concept of community involvement and development within the Road Traffic Safety Management environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377260  Apply the concept of community involvement and development within the Road Traffic Safety Management environment 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Traffic 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  NQF Level 05 
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 
As the management of accident risk is a long term strategy, it requires corporate support. The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of law, military Science and Security.

The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various training and management qualifications.

Qualifying learners can demonstrate an understanding of a range of oral and written communication techniques. They are able to effectively use these techniques as required during the course of their work in a supervisory and/or senior technical capacity in an organisation.

After completion of the unit standard learners will be able to:
  • Apply communication skills and the role of the road safety officer in the community.
  • Apply an appropriate theoretical framework for a community driven approach to a road safety project.
  • Explain the importance of key stakeholders in a road safety community project. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Exploring theories of community development used to engage communities at NQF Level 4.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the process of community development at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    For the purposes of this unit standard, the learner is required to use a range of advanced written and oral communication techniques and developing innovative and creative thinking required when working in a road safety management environment. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Apply communication skills and the role of the road safety officer in the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of the Road safety officer in the community is explained in accordance with their mandated goals and objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Changing perspectives in community development are described in accordance with projects derived from their goals and objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The needs and description of the community are identified and recorded in accordance with standard operating procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The needs include but are not limited to the geographic features, history, demographics, political environment, social climate, economic situation, cultural environment.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The various approaches and methods to road safety are identified and analysed in accordance with standard research methods. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply an appropriate theoretical framework for a community driven approach to a road safety project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The self-reliant participatory development processes within community development is applied in accordance with the goals and objectives of the project. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The development processes include but are not limited to human, social, economic and political development.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles underpinning community development are explained to inform a project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The value of the selected theory is explained in terms of and how it informs and influences the project. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the importance of key stakeholders in a road safety community project. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Key stakeholders include but are not limited to government, non-government, community based organisations, private enterprise and the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Roles and responsibilities are clarified for all key stakeholders and role-players involved in a selected project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The value of an integrated approach is discussed to streamline the completing of the project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The progress of the project is monitored in accordance to the goals and objectives of the project plan. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • The assessment will be governed by the policies and guidelines of the LGSETA Education and Training Quality Assurer (ETQA) who has jurisdiction over this field of learning.
  • The assessor will (at the very least) be accredited and have a technical qualification in this learning area.
  • The learner can be assessed in the language of his/her choice although if s/he has to report incidents or conditions to someone else, s/he will be assessed on his/her ability to report in the language commonly used in the working environment.
  • The learner will be assessed in the workplace or by simulation, but can submit documents, projects, test results and assignments that are not produced in the workplace or by the Recognition of Prior Learning process.
  • The learner can be assessed against this unit standard to obtain credits or as part of an integrated assessment for a qualification. 

  • 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 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • Related to workplace communication issues. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • In a community situation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • To effectively communicate in the workplace and within the community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • To develop workplace reports and presentations.
  • To organize interventions within the community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • When leading discussions and chairing meetings.
  • When delivering presentations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • Apply relevant communication theory. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • Explain the relationship between the effective use of a variety of oral and written communication techniques and effective job functioning as a supervisor/senior technical person. 

  • 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
    Core  80047   National Certificate: Road Safety Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  80066   National Certificate: Strategic Road Traffic Operations  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  62289   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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.
     
    1. Josmap Training Institute 
    2. Mangaung Traffic Training College 
    3. Tshwane Leadership & Management Academy/Tshwane Metro Police 



    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.