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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Facilitate an adult learning event 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7384  Facilitate an adult learning event 
ORIGINATOR
SGB ABET Educators 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 05 - Education, Training and Development Adult Learning 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  16 
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 
Persons credited with this unit standard are able to facilitate a learning event with a group of adult learners. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Communicate effectively with adult learners 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Practitioner can be seen and heard by all learners when speaking. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Pace and level of language of oral communication is suitable for the learning group. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Manner of the practitioner is professional, approachable and respectful to learners. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Tone and language used shows sensitivity to issues of race, class and gender in the learning group. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Instructions are given using clear language, together with alternative explanations and examples to assist understanding. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Open-ended questions are asked at frequent intervals to check learners' understanding. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Learners are given adequate time to answer questions. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Learners are encouraged to ask questions and offer comments of their own. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Manage the interpersonal dynamics of a learning group 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Practitioner introduces him/herself to the learning group on first meeting. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. All learners and newcomers are given an opportunity to introduce themselves. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Clear group norms are established and followed for participation and comments. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All learners can see and hear one another when speaking or demonstrating tasks. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Learners are given opportunities to offer one another feedback where appropriate. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Reticent learners are encouraged in a non-threatening manner to speak up. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Learners who dominate or disrupt discussions and activities are reminded of group norms for participation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Situations of conflict are managed calmly and referred to a relevant authority if necessary. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Grouping learners into small groups shows sensitivity to issues of race, class, gender, ability and dominance among learners. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Mediate knowledge and skills to learners 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Information is presented in a logical sequence which facilitates understanding. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Information is presented in limited amounts at intervals which allow learners' queries to be dealt with. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Practitioner repeats, rephrases and sums up new information at adequate intervals. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Demonstrations of practical tasks can be easily observed by all learners. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Demonstrations of practical tasks are done at a pace slow enough for learners to assimilate essential information. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Links are made between discrete items of learning. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Learning is contextualised into real-life situations whenever possible. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Previous learning is referred to and built on. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Use materials to facilitate learning 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Materials are used in an appropriate manner at appropriate stages of the learning. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Clear instructions are given to learners regarding the use of materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Checks are carried out to ensure that learners understand and follow instructions regarding the use of materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Gaps in existing materials are identified and simple strategies used to address these.
(e.g. practitioner offers extra explanation to learners, introduces supplementary materials) 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Quality of any audio-visual material used is acceptable (can be seen and heard by learners). 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Effect a learning event 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Purpose and intended outcomes of the learning event are explained to learners. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Teaching techniques and learning activities are appropriate for the subject matter being facilitated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Opportunities for application and practice are provided within the learning event. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Activities are varied within a single learning event. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Learners are actively involved in each stage of the learning event. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Learning needs of individual learners are dealt with adequately. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Practitioner deviates from the learning event plan when necessary and can provide reasons for doing so. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Learning event is summarised and the practitioner indicates what is planned for a future event. 



Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identifying and solving problems in which responses display responsible decisions made using critical and creative thinking. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, or community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organising and managing oneself and ?one?s? actions responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, organize and critically evaluate information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrating and understanding of the world as a set of related system by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contributing to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large. 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  58396   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: HIV/AIDS Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2009-11-07  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  20838   National Certificate: ABET Practice  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Core  48665   National Certificate: Community Development: HIV/AIDS support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2006-11-07  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  20159   National Diploma: ABET Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Core  20483   National Higher Certificate: ABET Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Core  20485   National First Degree: ABET Practice  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2021-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Elective  49531   Further Education and Training Certificate: Inclusive Education  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Elective  74410   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease and HIV/AIDS  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
Elective  74410   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease and HIV/AIDS  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
Elective  22900   National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
Elective  49023   National Diploma: Liaison Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
Elective  67373   National Diploma: Orientation and Mobility Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP 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. African Learning & Development Academy (Pty) Ltd (ALDA) 
2. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
3. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
4. ATS Institute 
5. Avocado Vision Meeting and Conference Venue 
6. Beam Sun Projects Training Centre International 
7. BIGBLU BUSINESS SERVICES 13 CC 
8. BOTSHO BOTLE RESOURCES 
9. BP Developments 
10. CLASS Consulting 
11. CULTURE OF LEARNING ASSOCIATION 
12. CURMO Designs (Pty) Ltd Co 
13. D M Management and Consulting 
14. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
15. Education Alive Incorporated 
16. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
17. Faranang Marketing 
18. Funda Africa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
19. G & K Gray Training cc 
20. Hlengana Sibiya Training and Associates cc 
21. Igugu Training and Investments 
22. Inkwazi Learning Network 
23. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
24. Josmap Training Institute 
25. Jothavir Skilling t/a Eduskills Rainbow 
26. Khoali Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
27. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
28. Letlhabile Institute Of Management and Training 
29. Libizona Training Centre 
30. MVIMBI BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 
31. MWG Logistical Services 
32. Nduvheni Consulting and Associates 
33. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
34. Nomoyi Skills Development 
35. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
36. Nyelati Trading Enterprise 
37. OBET PRO - Outcomes Based Education and Training Programmes 
38. Organisation Test 1 
39. PC Educational Holdings 
40. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
41. Project Literacy 
42. Reflections Development Institute 
43. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
44. Resonance Institue of Learning 
45. Sekunjalo Education Training and Development 
46. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
47. Siragelaphambili Abet Skills Development 
48. SIYATHELA EARLY LEARNING ASSOCIATION 
49. South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind 
50. The Fundamentals Training Centre 
51. Thuto Botshabelo Training Academy 
52. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
53. TLN HUMAN PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS (PTY) LTD 
54. TRAINING AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN ACADEMY SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 
55. Trideco (Pty) Ltd 
56. Triple E Training Holdings 
57. Tshirologo Disability Training Services(Pty) Ltd 
58. Ulwazi Training & Development 
59. Ungaphelamandla Consultancy Private College (PTY) LTD 
60. World Wide Education Providers(Pty)Ltd 



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.