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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Assess learners within a learning situation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7386  Assess learners within a learning situation 
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  10 
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 administer prescribed internal assessment instruments, administer external assessment in accordance with the requirements of the external assessment agency, and conduct appropriate follow up after an assessment event. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Plan for assessment events 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Learners are informed of impending assessment events. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Purpose of the impending assessment event is explained to learners. Range for AC: placement, formative, summative 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Outcomes that learners will be expected to demonstrate in the assessment are explained to learners in accessible terms. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Learner readiness is taken into account when identifying candidates for external assessment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Appropriate arrangements are made regarding venue, materials/ equipment required, procuring/ photocopying of scripts, etc. before the assessment event takes place. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Amount of time allocated for the assessment event is appropriate to the nature of the assessment. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Implement internal assessment using prescribed instruments 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Prescribed assessment instruments are used as specified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Learners are given clear instructions regarding the assessment event. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Judgments on learners? performance are made in accordance with prescribed guidelines. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Moderation/ verification procedures for internal assessment are followed where necessary according to organisational policy. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Results of internal assessment are made available to learners within a specified period. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Administer external assessment 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Administrative requirements of the external assessment agency are fulfilled. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Specified measures are taken to ensure the security of the assessment documentation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Assessment is ethically administered. (i.e. Irregularities are avoided.) 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Follow up after an assessment event 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Learners are given an opportunity to ask questions about their assessment results. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Feedback is given to all learners on their individual strengths and weaknesses with regard to their performance in the assessment event. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Implications of assessment results are clarified with learners in a sensitive manner. (e.g. The need to repeat a level, the need to improve on identified weaknesses.) 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Records are kept of learners' performance in assessment events, in accordance with the requirements of the learning centre. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Information from assessment results is used in lesson planning in order to build on learners? strengths and help them improve their weaknesses. 



Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions have been 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 
Collecting, organising and critically evaluating information; 

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

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. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contributing to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, by developing internal assessment instruments that encourage learners to:
  • reflect on and explore a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
  • participate as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
  • be culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
  • explore education and career opportunities; and
  • develop entrepreneurial opportunities. 

  • 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  20838   National Certificate: ABET Practice  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    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  35939   National Certificate: Pulp and Paper Woodyard Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-01  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48643   Further Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Pulp Manufacturing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48644   Further Education and Training Certificate: Paper, Board or Tissue Manufacturing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48645   Further Education and Training Certificate: Pulp and Paper Chemical Recovery  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. ATS Institute 
    4. Beam Sun Projects Training Centre International 
    5. BOTSHO BOTLE RESOURCES 
    6. CURMO Designs (Pty) Ltd Co 
    7. D M Management and Consulting 
    8. Faranang Marketing 
    9. Funda Africa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Hlengana Sibiya Training and Associates cc 
    11. Igugu Training and Investments 
    12. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    13. Josmap Training Institute 
    14. Jothavir Skilling t/a Eduskills Rainbow 
    15. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    16. LEAD THE FIELD 
    17. Letlhabile Institute Of Management and Training 
    18. Libizona Training Centre 
    19. M3i Skills Development 
    20. MVIMBI BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 
    21. MWG Logistical Services 
    22. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Nomoyi Skills Development 
    24. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    25. Organisation Test 1 
    26. PC Educational Holdings 
    27. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Project Literacy 
    29. Reflections Development Institute 
    30. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    32. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    33. Siragelaphambili Abet Skills Development 
    34. The Fundamentals Training Centre 
    35. Thuto Botshabelo Training Academy 
    36. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
    37. Triple E Training Holdings 
    38. Tshirologo Disability Training Services(Pty) Ltd 
    39. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    40. Ungaphelamandla Consultancy Private College (PTY) LTD 
    41. 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.