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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of the roles, function and responsibilities of the main stakeholders and role players in local economic development 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110502  Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of the roles, function and responsibilities of the main stakeholders and role players in local economic development 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Economics 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 intended for people who are, or seek to be, active in the local economic development sector in South Africa. It introduces the learner to the concepts of stakeholders and role players with examples of each. It also introduces the learner to the concepts of roles, functions and responsibilities to enhance an understanding of how stakeholders and role players relate to one another.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Identify the internal and external stakeholders in the local economic development environment and explain their roles, functions and responsibilities.
  • Identify the role players in the local economic development environment and explain their roles, functions and responsibilities.
  • Discuss the concept of stakeholder and role player relationships with one another in the local economic development environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3
  • The Unit Standards titled:
    - "Outline the environment of local government"
    - "Outline the environment of local economic development in South Africa". 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Stakeholders refer to those who are interested and affected and role players refer to those (stakeholders) who actually do the work. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the internal and external stakeholders in the local economic development environment. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Identify the internal and external stakeholders in the local economic development environment and explain their roles, functions and responsibilities 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The methodology of stakeholder analysis is demonstrated by referring to local economic development in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The main stakeholders are highlighted and separated into internal and external groups with reference to a specific project or programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The roles, functions and responsibilities of these stakeholders are explained with reference to a specific project or programme. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify the role players in a local economic development environment. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Identify the role players in a local economic development environment and explain their roles, functions and responsibilities 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The key differences between role players and stakeholders are discussed in the local economic development context with reference to a specific project or programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Role players are listed and their key roles, functions and responsibilities are discussed with reference to a specific project or programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Possible role conflict issues for the local economic development practitioner are identified and ways of addressing them are discussed with reference to examples from own work context. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Discuss the concept of stakeholder and role player relationships with one another. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Discuss the concept of stakeholder and role player relationships with one another in the local economic development environment 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Existing and possible relationships between role players are identified and described in the local economic development context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The implications of these inter-relationships are described with reference to a specific project or programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The vertical and horizontal linkages between government stakeholders are illustrated with reference to a project or programme in own work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Areas for improvement in local economic development stakeholder and role player relationships are identified in own work context by referring to a specific project or programme. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • 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 will assess this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQ, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Therefore, anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The methodology of stakeholder analysis.
  • Key stakeholders and their inter-relationships.
  • All role players in terms of their roles, functions and responsibilities.
  • Roles, functions, responsibilities and structures as a management tool to ensure delivery in local economic development.
  • The possible roles, functions and responsibilities of the local economic development practitioner as a role player. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization and community by, e.g.
  • Discussing the functions and responsibilities of the main role players according to assessment criterion "Role players are listed and their key roles, functions and responsibilities are discussed with reference to a specific project or programme."
  • Discussing the concept of stakeholder and role player relationships with one another in the local economic development environment according to the assessment criteria listed in specific outcome "Discuss the concept of stakeholder and role player relationships with one another in the local economic development environment." 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by, e.g.
  • Explaining the roles, functions and responsibilities of role players according to the assessment criteria of specific outcome "Identify the role players in a local economic development environment and explain their roles, functions and responsibilities." 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information by, e.g.
  • Demonstrating a knowledge and understanding of the roles, functions and responsibilities of the main stakeholders and role players in local economic development according to the assessment criteria of all specific outcomes. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/ or language skills in the modes of oral and/ or written presentation by, e.g.
  • Illustrating the horizontal and vertical linkages according to assessment criterion "The vertical and horizontal linkages between government stakeholders are illustrated with reference to a project or programme in own work context." 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation by e.g.
  • Highlighting the main stakeholders and separating them into internal and external groups according to assessment criterion "The main stakeholders are highlighted and separated into internal and external groups with reference to a specific project or programme."
  • Identifying and describing existing and possible relationships between role players according to assessment criterion "Existing and possible relationships between role players are identified and described in the local economic development context." 

  • 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  36436   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    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  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  23094   Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-09-09  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  65989   Further Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  57428   Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  23095   Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  96401   National Certificate: Export Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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    59. Kgolo Institute 
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    61. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
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    76. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
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