SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119336  Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  12 
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 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within a Public Sector environment, specialising in Public Finance Management and Administration, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to public officials who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards becoming an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector
  • Compiling human resources plan
  • Managing performance of individuals within a team
  • Recruiting and selecting staff
  • Managing the training and development of individuals within a team 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard must be in possession of a Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of the human resources function is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All legislation relating to human resources management is reviewed and explained in relation to public sector human resources requirement. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Human resources legislation includes but is not limited to Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Public service disciplinary codes and practices are explained and applied where relevant. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Codes of conduct include but are not limited to public service codes of conduct and ethics, dispute resolution codes of conduct.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The link between human resource management and integrated development plans are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Compile a human resources plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A human resources plan is compiled in line with strategic objectives of organisation, the goals and objectives of a division and in line with legislative requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Labour related regulations and principles are applied in the planning and recruitment strategies of employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Human resources plan is monitored and reviewed on an ongoing basis according to work requirements and any changing legislation and/or public sector policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Manage performance of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The performance management system that applies to public sector finance and administration is sourced and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The performance management monitoring and review tools are integrated into overall management function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Performance reviews are conducted at regular intervals with individuals and codes of conduct relating to performance reviews are firmly established. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All related reports to performance reviews are documented and kept on record. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Disciplinary practices are undertaken where necessary and appropriate mechanism are utilized to ensure constructive feedback according to public sector disciplinary practices and codes of conduct. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Recruit and select staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Recruitment plan is drawn up according to divisional needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Recruitment policies relating to internal and external recruitment are complied with. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Job descriptions are drawn up and interviewing questions designed accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any assessment tools are reviewed and effectively utilized for selection purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Recruitment and selection methodologies are effectively implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Recruitment methodologies include but are not limited to advertising for posts, reviewing applications according to job descriptions and pre-agreed criteria, interview questionnaires, assessment tools.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Selection process is implemented according to public sector policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Manage the training and development of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Training and development plans are compiled according to related legislation and public sector policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate providers are sourced, evaluated and appointed for external training requirements and schedules for such training programmes are drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Internal trainers are sourced for internal training requirements and schedules for training programmes drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Assessment policies relating to training and development interventions are adhered to and trainee is briefed in accordance with legislative practices and public sector policies and procedures relating to assessment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Training and development is monitored and evaluated on an ongoing basis to ensure skills transfer back at the workplace. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or 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 assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • The principles of Human Resources
  • Human Resources Legislation including the Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act, Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act
  • Recruitment and selection strategies, policies and procedures
  • Performance management systems
  • Performance review mechanisms
  • Training processes and interventions
  • Codes of conduct including dispute resolution and codes of conduct and ethics pertaining to public sector 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to manage human resources within the public sector. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to create strong working teams and good working relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all human resources plans and implementation strategies are integrated into overall job function. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information in order to assess progress relating to training, recruitment and selection, performance and overall development of teams. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to gather and disseminate human resources related information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in ensuring that human resources legislation and practices are effectively implemented. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that human resources problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and form part of a national plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that all human resources legislative requirements are adhered to within the public sector finance and administration. 

    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  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49554   National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. About Survival Consulting Agency 
    4. African Divas 
    5. Afriwealth Consulting 
    6. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    7. Akadon Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    8. All Access Holdings 
    9. Amabamba Recruitment 
    10. Amadube Investments CC 
    11. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    12. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    13. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    14. Bantubanye Skills 
    15. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    16. Bikologix Projects 
    17. Black Expression Consulting 
    18. Bokatoka Construction and Projects 
    19. Break The Chains Development Services 
    20. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    21. Business Consulting 
    22. CB Willemse Training 
    23. Centre for Public Participation 
    24. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    25. Chuma Development Consultants 
    26. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    27. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    28. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    29. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    30. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    31. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    32. DGK Advisory 
    33. DialNx Consultants 
    34. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
    35. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    36. DM Training Consultants 
    37. Edequette Training Institute 
    38. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    39. ETAMIC PTY LTD 
    40. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Faranang Marketing 
    43. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    44. Frugatrax Consultants 
    45. GATYANA TRAINING ACADEMY 
    46. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    47. Global Care Trading 100 CC 
    48. GOBELA CONSULTING 
    49. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    50. Growth Management Consulting 
    51. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    52. Hadima Training Academy 
    53. Hamonate Consulting 
    54. HDPSA 
    55. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    56. Hlombe and Associates 
    57. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    58. IGKM Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Ikhaya Training and Consulting 
    60. Iliso Investment holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    61. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    62. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    63. Isiphephelo Consultants 
    64. Isipho Equiping (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Izwelethu Black Diamond 
    66. Jabulane Training & Development 
    67. Josmap Training Institute 
    68. July GM Holdings 
    69. K Shabangu FET College 
    70. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    71. Kairos Training College 
    72. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    73. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    74. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    75. Kgolo Institute 
    76. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    77. KN Business Solutions 
    78. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    79. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    80. Leap Projects 
    81. Lemao Enterprise 
    82. Letlotlo La Gae (Pty) Ltd 
    83. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    84. Lip Holding (pty) LTD 
    85. LMMM Training and Development 
    86. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    87. Mafamawethu Consultants 
    88. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    89. Mahayi HRD Services cc 
    90. Mahloko Training, Auditing Services and other Projects 
    91. Makaota Training Consultants 
    92. Mamuhle Academy 
    93. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    94. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    95. Maritime Business Institute 
    96. MARS Business Consulting 
    97. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    98. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    99. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    100. Matsila Holdings 
    101. Midenrie 
    102. Mission Point Consulting 
    103. MK Consulting 
    104. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    105. MML Consulting CC. 
    106. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    107. Motheo Skills Entity 
    108. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    109. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    110. Myeza Trading Enterprise 
    111. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    112. Networx for Career Development 
    113. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    114. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    115. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    116. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
    117. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    118. NORKEM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    119. NS Global Academy 
    120. Nvsion Consulting 
    121. Okhulumini Financial Solutions 
    122. Onyx Training Support 
    123. Pachi Global Foundation 
    124. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    125. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    126. Philani Solutions 
    127. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    128. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    129. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    130. Princetop Corporative Training (Pty) Ltd 
    131. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    132. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    133. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    134. Pulakgadi Training Consulting CC 
    135. Quick Leap Investment 
    136. RCG Markets 
    137. Reflections Development Institute 
    138. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    139. RESISA LOGISTICS 
    140. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    141. RMK Industries (Pty) Ltd 
    142. Silalele Consulting CC. 
    143. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    144. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    145. South African Governance and Business College 
    146. South West Gauteng College - Molapo Campus 
    147. STARPLEX 408 CC 
    148. Tachfin Holdings 
    149. Talent Centre Training 
    150. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    151. Talent Sculpture 
    152. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    153. Team Dynamix 
    154. The Crimson CO CC. 
    155. Thinking Mind Trading 
    156. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    157. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    158. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    159. Tovani Traiding 299 
    160. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    161. Transafric Consulting Pty Ltd 
    162. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    163. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    164. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    165. TWINMARK STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS 
    166. Umfolozi FET College 
    167. Umqondo Consultancy 
    168. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    169. University of North West 
    170. University of Pretoria 
    171. University of Venda 
    172. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    173. Vibra Skills CC. 
    174. Vicmat Consultants 
    175. Vuselela FET College - Central Office 
    176. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    177. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    178. Wits University 
    179. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    180. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 
    181. 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.