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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and explain the range of institutional arrangements for local economic development 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110517  Identify and explain the range of institutional arrangements for 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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 context in South Africa.

It provides the learner with knowledge of the institutional arrangements used in the local economic development environment.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Explore the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements
  • Distinguish between programme and project level institutions
  • Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Success factors include: available resources, skills in place, key stakeholder involvement, political will, sustainability.
  • Strategies and tools include (the categories of) industrial recruitment and place marketing; investment promotion (domestic and foreign); export promotion; local and regional trade; human capital development and capacity building; direct interventions; community development; advisory and development centres. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explore the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of institutional arrangements for local economic development is defined in relation to achieving local economic development objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The different institutional options through which local economic development can be co-ordinated, managed, implemented and monitored are discussed with specific reference to the advantages and disadvantages of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Critical success factors of institutional arrangements for local economic development are identified with reference to a practical example of each option. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Distinguish between programme and project level institutions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Definitions are provided of programme and project level institutional arrangements supported by practical examples in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Requirements for/ characteristics of project level local economic development institutions are described with reference to practical examples in South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Requirements for/ characteristics of programme level local economic development institutions are described with reference to practical examples in South Africa. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The most significant factors influencing the choice of programme level institutional arrangements are identified and discussed with reference to practical examples in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The most significant factors influencing the choice of project level institutional arrangements are identified and discussed with reference to practical examples in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The most significant factors influencing the choice of local economic development institutional arrangements in own work context are selected and supported by practical evidence. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. 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.
    2. 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 .
    3. 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 .
    4. 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 
  • Institutional arrangements as applied in own work context
  • Definition of project and programme 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by, e.g.
  • Identifying critical success factors of institutional arrangements for local economic development according to assessment criterion:
    Critical success factors of institutional arrangements for local economic development are identified with reference to a practical example of each option. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization and community by, e.g.
  • Discussing the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome:
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information by, e.g.
    Identifying and explaining the range of institutional arrangements for local economic development according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome:
  • Explore the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements
  • Distinguish between programme and project level institutions
  • Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

  • 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.
  • Providing definitions of programme and project level institutional arrangements according to assessment criterion:
    Definitions are provided of programme and project level institutional arrangements. 

  • 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.
  • Exploring the different types of local economic development institutional arrangements according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome:
    Discuss the factors that influence the choice of institutional arrangements for local economic development. 

  • 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  36438   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  80946   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    3. Akadon Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    4. AMM Training and Consulting 
    5. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    6. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    7. Bantubanye Skills 
    8. Bokatoka Construction and Projects 
    9. Break The Chains Development Services 
    10. CB Willemse Training 
    11. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    12. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    13. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    14. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    15. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    16. Dynamic Abilities General Trading 
    17. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Global Care Trading 100 CC 
    20. Growth Management Consulting 
    21. HDPSA 
    22. Hlombe and Associates 
    23. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    24. Institute of Cooperatives and Community Economic Development 
    25. Josmap Training Institute 
    26. Joubert Park Youth Outreach Project 
    27. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    28. KTMO Business Solutions 
    29. Lekoko Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    30. LETZAA Group 
    31. Magnico Products (PTY) LTD 
    32. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    33. Mamuhle Academy 
    34. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    35. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    36. Mbedvula Trust 
    37. Mission Point Consulting 
    38. MML Consulting CC. 
    39. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    40. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    41. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    42. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    43. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    44. Princetop Corporative Training (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    46. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
    47. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Quick Leap Investment 
    49. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    50. Senelo Trading CC 
    51. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    52. South West Gauteng College - Molapo Campus 
    53. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    54. Thekwini College 
    55. Thinking Mind Trading 
    56. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    57. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    58. Transafric Consulting Pty Ltd 
    59. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    60. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    61. Tumpu Trading and Projects 
    62. Uan Projects 
    63. Umqondo Consultancy 
    64. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    65. University of Venda 
    66. VEZOKUHLE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    67. Vicmat Consultants 



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