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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Facilitate community awareness and participation in preserving heritage resources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114522  Facilitate community awareness and participation in preserving heritage resources 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Heritage Management Studies 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Cultural Studies 
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 
The learner credited with this unit standard will have an overview of the processes required to facilitate community participation in preserving heritage resources. This will entail an understanding of the central issues and methods of the protection and management of cultural landscapes in consultation with the community.

The learner will also be able to provide assistance with the set up and presentation of an activity or event related to heritage conservation, promotion, communication and education. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
NQF level 3 or equivalent or prior learning in the human and physical environment. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
A broad range of consultative methods and approaches to developing and identifying community participation is desired. Tools may include the more conventional approaches including surveys, interviews etc through to interventions which may include the plastic or performing arts approaches. Tools and approach need to be determined by the community in question.

Strategies for the management of heritage sites include:
  • Management of an historical site or,
  • Management of a national monument or,
  • Management of a conservation area or,
  • Management of a registered site or,
  • Conservation of an archaeological site or,
  • Management of a rock art site or,
  • Management of a grave of a victim of conflict.

    Public activities and events may include:
  • Special occasions and festivals
  • Holiday or weekend activities
  • Performance - theatre, film, music, craft/art demonstrations, workshops
  • Scientific experiments
  • Excavations, field trips, site visits
  • Open days
  • Ceremonies

    These may take place on site or elsewhere and may require:
  • Lighting
  • Audio-visuals
  • Equipment
  • Music 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Devise strategies for the protection and management of cultural landscapes in consultation with the 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Devise strategies for the protection and management of cultural landscapes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Concepts and principles of community participation are evaluated for relevance for inclusion into a strategy, within the context of the intended heritage management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Elements of community participation are identified in accordance with cultural landscape protection. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Success factors for community participation are evaluated within the context of the intended outcome. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Community needs are determined through consultative procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Community target groups are identified through consultative procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Strategy needs and target groups are identified through the taking into cognisance of community development principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Strategies are developed in consultation with the community. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Integrate the conservation of cultural landscapes into the planning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Participatory tools to reach outcomes are identified and evaluated for effectiveness in a predetermined context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Participatory tools are used appropriately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Existing knowledge and experience is appropriately facilitated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Participants inputs are acknowledged in a respectful manner. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Plan and set up a small activity or event. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Ideas and opportunities for new activities or events are identified and suggestions put forward either orally or in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Details of the nature of the event, necessary resources, roles and responsibilities, timelines are clarified and confirmed with relevant personnel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Facilities, equipment and support materials are obtained or set up as needed in accordance with agreed requirements for the activity or event. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Meetings are scheduled timeously and conducted appropriately. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Assist with the presentation of the activity or event. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Agreed plans for the activity or event are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Changes to plan are made as necessary without compromising the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Audience response and other performance information is obtained and monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reports are provided to the appropriate personnel. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Credited learners understand and can explain:
  • The importance of community participation
  • Needs assessment
  • The roles of the facilitator
  • The facilitation process
  • Participatory facilitation skills
  • Considerations when facilitating different age groups
  • The importance of knowing the skills, ability and age groups of participants
  • Adult learning principles
  • The difference between an intervention plan and an action plan
  • The commissioning institution or organisation`s functions
  • The commissioning institution or organisation`s procedures or practices relating to the provision of public activities and events
  • Multi-cultural protocols
  • Available sources of advice
  • Relevant safe work and manual handling procedures
  • Using commissioning institution or organisation`s format for collecting visitor`s comments, suggestions and complaints
  • Using the institution or organisations equipment
  • Customer service 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when integrating the conservation of cultural landscapes into planning. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when setting up activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves when planning an activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Evaluate information when devising landscape protection strategies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when setting up activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when presenting draft activity reports. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems when facilitating community awareness and participation in heritage preservation. 

    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  48812   Further Education and Training Certificate: Heritage Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  57428   Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    2. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events cc 
    3. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    4. Commisioned Training cc 
    5. Dintshang Trading 
    6. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    7. Employ and Empower Deaf (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    9. Leratham Supply Distribution and Enterprise 
    10. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    11. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    12. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    13. NTI College 
    14. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    15. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    17. Retshetse Training Project 
    18. Southern African Youth Movement 
    19. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    20. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    21. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Ulwazi Training & Development 



    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.