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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Apply knowledge of community issues in relation to development projects 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14534  Apply knowledge of community issues in relation to development projects 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Local Employment and Skills Dev Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-08-13  2006-08-13  SAQA 0249/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-08-13   2010-08-13  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
242877  Advise stakeholders on the management of a skills development programmes  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A person assessed as competent against this Unit Standard will be able to recognise that development projects and communities could impact on each other in both positive and negative ways. The qualifying learner will understand the dynamics involved in development projects and will be able to recognise that negotiation and trade-offs need to be made.

Competency in this Unit Standard will equip the qualifying learner with the skills required to undertake an important role in community development and will enhance the employability of the qualifying learner in both community development-related initiatives. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners are assumed to be competent in Communication at NQF Level 2. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
This Unit Standard only relates to development projects with a skills development-training component and thus excludes pure infra-structural projects with no training component. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Apply an understanding of the dynamics and structures prevalent in communities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Community structures, role players and stakeholders at a local level are identified and their roles explained with examples. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Protocols such as the role of Amakhosi, municipality, local government, civic structures and informal social structures are researched and explained with examples. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Advise communities of the effect that development projects have on communities in a local context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The effects of development on conservation-related issues are explained to communities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The impact of loss of harvesting and access rights are outlined to communities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The impact of the creation of craft markets is highlighted to interested parties. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The methods whereby the regeneration of the local economy can be done and their impacts on the community are explained to local communities. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Advise community structures on the effect that regeneration of the local economy will have. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Advise community structures on the effect that regeneration of the local economy will have on the community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The principles of sustainable development are explained with examples to the local community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The methods of income generation are explained together with the benefits of each to the community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The principles of regeneration of the local economy are explained to community structures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Advise community structures on the different types of agreements. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Advise community structures on the different types of agreements that communities and development agencies may enter into, at a local level. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The different types of development agreements available for local communities are identified and illustrated on a table giving the main characteristics of each. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The advantages of each type of agreement are identified with practical examples related to a specific community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The disadvantages of each type of agreement are identified with practical examples related to a specific community. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be obtained from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body, through summative and formative assessment by a registered assessor.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Consequences of interventions by communities and development agencies on each other.
  • Steps taken to reach agreement between parties.
  • The notion of a community as a group of people with shared interests.
  • Legal definitions of communities.
  • The identification of specific communities for a development project.
  • Characteristics of the affected community. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to make responsible decisions in the process of identifying relevant community issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to organise and manage his/her own learning activities responsibly and effectively and organise and manage advice to be provided to communities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to collect, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the different developmental issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the different community structures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to:
  • reflect on and explore a variety of issues pertaining to communities and community development.
  • be culturally and aesthetically sensitive towards the different groups in the way he/she deals with the different communities.
  • see the world as a set of related systems in understanding the effect that the different community issues have on developmental projects. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242877, which is "Advise stakeholders on the management of a skills development programmes", Level 5, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  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  49752   National Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  49093   Further Education and Training Certificate: Child and Youth Care Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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.
     
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    3. ACME Institute of Training 
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    5. Afriwealth Consulting 
    6. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
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    8. Akanani Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    9. All Access Holdings 
    10. ALL CONNECTIONS 
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    13. Amadube Investments CC 
    14. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    15. Attractive Softcare Application Projects cc t/a ASAP Events and Consulting 
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    17. Bantubanye Skills 
    18. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
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    25. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    26. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    27. Concepts of Sustainable Management (CSM) 
    28. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    29. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    30. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    31. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    32. DM Training Consultants 
    33. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    34. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    35. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    36. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Faranang Marketing 
    38. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    39. Frugatrax Consultants 
    40. GATYANA TRAINING ACADEMY 
    41. Global Care Trading 100 CC 
    42. GOBELA CONSULTING 
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    44. Growth Management Consulting 
    45. HDPSA 
    46. Hlombe and Associates 
    47. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    48. Icando 
    49. Iliso Investment holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    51. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    52. Izwelethu Black Diamond 
    53. Jabulane Training & Development 
    54. JNUTO Trading and Projects 
    55. Josmap Training Institute 
    56. July GM Holdings 
    57. K Shabangu FET College 
    58. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    59. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    60. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    61. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    62. Kgolo Institute 
    63. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    64. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    65. KTMO Business Solutions 
    66. Leap Projects 
    67. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    68. Lip Holding (pty) LTD 
    69. LMMM Training and Development 
    70. LO Tantsi Fire Consultants CC. 
    71. Londimvelo Consultants 
    72. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    73. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    74. Maile Consulting 
    75. Makaota Training Consultants 
    76. Mamuhle Academy 
    77. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    78. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    79. MARS Business Consulting 
    80. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    81. Matsila Holdings 
    82. Mcebo Technologies 
    83. Mega Phase Trading 
    84. Memello Trust 
    85. Mimosa Business Consultants 
    86. Mind Magic Consulting 
    87. Mission Point Consulting 
    88. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    89. MML Consulting CC. 
    90. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    91. Mosadikago Trading Cc 
    92. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    93. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    94. Myeza Trading Enterprise 
    95. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    96. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    97. Networx for Career Development 
    98. NGM Skills Transfer 
    99. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    100. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    101. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    102. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
    103. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    104. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    105. NS Global Academy 
    106. NTSIHLELE TRADING 
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    108. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    109. Pisnah 
    110. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    111. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    112. Princetop Corporative Training (Pty) Ltd 
    113. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    114. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    115. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    116. Quick Leap Investment 
    117. RCG Markets 
    118. Reflections Development Institute 
    119. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    120. RESISA LOGISTICS 
    121. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    122. SA Campus 
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    124. Silalele Consulting CC. 
    125. Siljeur Training Academy 
    126. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
    127. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
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    130. South West Gauteng College - Molapo Campus 
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    132. STARPLEX 408 CC 
    133. Tachfin Holdings 
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    136. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    137. Team Dynamix 
    138. Thando Consulting Services 
    139. The Crimson CO CC. 
    140. The Kings Eden Business Enterprise 
    141. Thebu Financial & Management Services 
    142. Thinking Mind Trading 
    143. Thothi Consulting 
    144. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
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    146. TLD Consulting 
    147. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    148. Tovani Traiding 299 
    149. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
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    157. Vicmat Consultants 
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    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.