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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  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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    6. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    7. Bikologix Projects 
    8. Bright Day Consultancy 
    9. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    10. CB Willemse Training 
    11. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    12. Concepts of Sustainable Management (CSM) 
    13. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    14. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    15. DM Training Consultants 
    16. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    17. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Faranang Marketing 
    21. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    22. GATYANA TRAINING ACADEMY 
    23. GOBELA CONSULTING 
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    27. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    28. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
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    30. Josmap Training Institute 
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    36. LMMM Training and Development 
    37. Londimvelo Consultants 
    38. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    39. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    40. Makaota Training Consultants 
    41. Mamuhle Academy 
    42. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    43. MARS Business Consulting 
    44. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    45. Matsila Holdings 
    46. Mcebo Technologies 
    47. Memello Trust 
    48. Mimosa Business Consultants 
    49. Mind Magic Consulting 
    50. MML Consulting CC. 
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    52. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    53. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    54. Myeza Trading Enterprise 
    55. Nalengmokoni Investors (Pty) Ltd 
    56. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    57. Networx for Career Development 
    58. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    59. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
    60. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    61. Onyx Training Support 
    62. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    63. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    64. Princetop Corporative Training (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    66. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    67. RCG Markets 
    68. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    69. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    70. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    71. Silalele Consulting CC. 
    72. Siljeur Training Academy 
    73. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
    74. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    75. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    76. South African Corporate Training Association 
    77. South African Governance and Business College 
    78. South West Gauteng College - Molapo Campus 
    79. STARPLEX 408 CC 
    80. Tachfin Holdings 
    81. Talent Centre Training 
    82. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    83. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    84. Thando Consulting Services 
    85. The Crimson CO CC. 
    86. Thinking Mind Trading 
    87. Thothi Consulting 
    88. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    89. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    90. Tovani Traiding 299 
    91. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    92. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    93. Tumpu Trading and Projects 
    94. Umfolozi FET College 
    95. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    96. Vibra Skills CC. 
    97. Vicmat Consultants 
    98. VISIONARY SKILLS ACADEMY 
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