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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Supervise a project team of a developmental project to deliver project objectives 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10146  Supervise a project team of a developmental project to deliver project objectives 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Project Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Project Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  14 
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 forms part of the qualification, National Certificate Project Management and is registered at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners accessing this standard will be involved in project management teams or involved in building small project management teams. These projects may be technical projects, business projects or developmental projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors. This standard will also add value to learners who are running their own business and recognise that project management forms an integral component of any business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Discussing and explaining the appropriateness of the various organisational structures.
  • Supervising and monitoring a developmental project team.
  • Reporting progress on a developmental project.
  • Identifying and rectifying problems occurring in a developmental project.
  • Setting up, running and closing a developmental project. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in mathematics and communication skills at NQF level 3 or equivalent.
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in computer literacy and applicable software at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Identify and use appropriate organisational structures and supervising a project team in the context of a small project / sub-project involving few resources and having a limited impact on stakeholders and the environment.
  • Developmental projects will include any project, which contains the following characteristics: The project is donor or self funded. The project is community based. The project is not profit driven. The project is non-tangible. The project is focused on outcomes rather than outputs
  • Projects at this level will include single projects rather than simultaneously managed multiple projects
  • Relevant "subject matter" expertise will be required where learners will apply developmental projects with specific areas / economic sectors.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of organisational structures including: culture, values, politics, vision, ethics, etiquette.
  • Organisational structures will include any hierarchical, matrix, flat or projectised structures within which projects are performed. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Discuss and explain the appropriateness of the various organisational structures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Alternative organisational structures are identified and how projects operate within
    each structure are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Advantages & disadvantages of all organisational structures are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Reasons for choosing particular organisational structures are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.The interface and overlap between general management and project management is
    explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Examples of organisational structures are provided. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Supervise and monitor a developmental project team 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Supervision practices, with reference to project teams are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Project team objectives are confirmed in accordance with the scope of the project
    and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Project team progress is monitored and recorded against project plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Task workflow is organised to achieve minimal waste and delay. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Report progress on a developmental project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.A variety of reporting lines are recognised and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Report priorities and requirements are described and documented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Progress is documented and reported in accordance with established procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Reports are produced according to donor specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Progress report is produced within agreed time frame and format. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify and rectify problems occurring in a developmental project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Potential problems are identified, recorded and notified in terms that allow
    resolution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Symptoms of problems are identified and root causes determined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques are identified, selected and applied to solve the problem. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Unresolved problems are reported to higher authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Problems are rectified within set time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Set-up, run and close a developmental project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Project duration, start and end time and tasks are communicated and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Project is set up within agreed time frames using identified personnel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Project progress is observed against project scope and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Project work structures are applied and monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Closing down procedures are followed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers will be accredited against this unit standard and assessors registered by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An in-depth understanding of the range of project organisational structures regarding functional and matrix.
  • An in-depth understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each type of organisational structure.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques for general supervision of people.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the methods and techniques for reporting progress to higher authority.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the nature and scope of a developmental project.
  • An all-rounded understanding of the methods and techniques for solving problems related to supervising a team
  • A comprehensive understanding of the methods and techniques for general supervision of others.
  • A general understanding of measuring instruments to measure a project teams performance.
  • A general understanding of the national priorities requiring dedicated project management expertise
  • An in-depth understanding of the implication of change in a new South Africa.
  • A general understanding of a range of donor sources.
  • A general understanding of donor methods, requirements and procedures. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems, monitoring all problems occurring within a project team and in a developmental project. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team when supervising a project team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities maintaining fairness and transparency throughout the process of supervision. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect and organise information pertaining to the monitoring, identifying and rectifying of project teams performance and problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when reporting progress on a developmental project, and with regards to the organisational structure. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology in the gathering of information and for reporting progress. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the impact of poor supervision of a project team leads to sub standard results, and how the advantages and disadvantages of organisational structures work against each other (culture and policies). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively and developing 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  49337   National Certificate: Multi-National Safety and Security Operations Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  48908   National Certificate: Sanitation Project Co-ordination  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  48884   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Community Facilitation in Society and Environment Interactions  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Elective  48818   Further Education and Training Certificate: Arts and Culture Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  48909   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sanitation Project Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  21160   National Certificate: Generic Project Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-10   
    Elective  23976   National Certificate: Local Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-08-13  PSETA 
    Elective  59387   National Certificate: Intellectual Property Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58978   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49336   National Certificate: Law Enforcement: Sheriffing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50205   National Certificate: Municipal Integrated Development Planning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  49793   National Certificate: Productivity  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  49745   National Certificate: Value Engineering  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Elective  50500   National Diploma: Electronic Warfare  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  79808   National Diploma: Occupational Safety  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50333   National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49198   National Certificate: Social Housing Property Management  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  67460   National Diploma: Public Administration  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  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. Academy of Management and Entrepreneurial Excellence 
    3. Accreditation & Training Services 
    4. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    5. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    6. African Divas 
    7. Afriwealth Consulting 
    8. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    9. Akadon Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    10. All Access Holdings 
    11. Amabamba Recruitment 
    12. Amadube Investments CC 
    13. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    14. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    15. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    17. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    18. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    19. Attractive Softcare Application Projects cc T/A Brilliant HR Solutions 
    20. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    21. Audit Campus 
    22. Bantubanye Skills 
    23. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    24. Bohlali Provider Support 
    25. Break The Chains Development Services 
    26. CAD Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    27. CB Willemse Training 
    28. Chartall Business College 
    29. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    30. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
    31. Crystal Training and Consultancy Services 
    32. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    33. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    34. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    35. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    36. DINALEDI MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES 
    37. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    38. Divine Inspiration Trading 704 PTY Ltd 
    39. DM Training Consultants 
    40. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    41. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Enjo Consultants 
    43. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    44. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Faranang Marketing 
    46. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    47. Frugatrax Consultants 
    48. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    49. GOBELA CONSULTING 
    50. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    51. Growpoint Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Growth Management Consulting 
    53. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    54. Hercuscope 
    55. Hlombe and Associates 
    56. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    57. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    58. Igugu Training and Investments 
    59. IMPAT Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    60. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    61. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    62. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    63. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    64. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    65. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    66. Izwelethu Black Diamond 
    67. Jabulane Training & Development 
    68. Jale Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    69. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    70. Josmap Training Institute 
    71. K Shabangu FET College 
    72. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    73. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    74. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    75. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    76. Kgolo Institute 
    77. Khaas Training Academy 
    78. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    79. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    80. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    81. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    83. LMMM Training and Development 
    84. MACCAUVLEI LEARNING ACADEMYPTY LTD 
    85. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    86. Mahayi HRD Services cc 
    87. Makaota Training Consultants 
    88. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    89. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    90. Maqhawe College 
    91. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    92. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    93. Matsila Holdings 
    94. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    95. Mission Point Consulting 
    96. MMAKAU TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    97. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    98. MML Consulting CC. 
    99. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    100. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    101. Ndivuka Skills Development 
    102. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    103. Neolebongi Trading Enterprise 
    104. Neopeo Trading & Projects 
    105. Nero Training Consultants cc 
    106. Networx for Career Development 
    107. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    108. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    109. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    110. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
    111. Nqowethu Trading 
    112. NS Global Academy 
    113. NTI College 
    114. OMNI HR CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    115. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    116. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    117. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    118. Philani Solutions 
    119. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    120. Pitt Institute T/A Imithombo Institute 
    121. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    122. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    123. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    124. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    125. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    126. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    127. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    128. Pulakgadi Training Consulting CC 
    129. Quick Leap Investment 
    130. Reflections Development Institute 
    131. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    132. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    133. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    134. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    135. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    136. Scan Training Solutions 
    137. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    138. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
    139. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    140. SK Empire Consultancy 
    141. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    142. South African Film Institute 
    143. South African Governance and Business College 
    144. South West Gauteng College - Molapo Campus 
    145. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    146. STARPLEX 408 CC 
    147. Tachfin Holdings 
    148. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    149. Team Dynamix 
    150. Tembe Service Providers 
    151. The Crimson CO CC. 
    152. The Institute of People Development 
    153. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    154. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    155. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    156. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    157. TMG Quality Services 
    158. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    159. Trainyoucan (Pty) Ltd 
    160. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    161. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    162. UKWAKHILE TRAINING 
    163. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    164. Umfolozi FET College 
    165. Umqondo Consultancy 
    166. Umsebenzi Wethu Training Solution (Pty) Ltd 
    167. University of Johannesburg 
    168. University of Venda 
    169. VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    170. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    171. Vicmat Consultants 
    172. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    173. Ziya Investment Holdings 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.