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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242899  Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
14551  Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace  Level 4  NQF Level 04   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who work in the field of Local Employment and Skills Development Practices.

The qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social contexts and values underpinning skills development.
  • Promote the legislation that directly or indirectly support skills development.
  • Apply the different strategies for implementing the skills development laws.
  • Apply the relevant values, laws and strategies in the workplace. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Access to this Unit Standard is open, with learners demonstrated competence in Communication at NQF level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    All relevant legislation, strategies and policy documents such as the Skills Development Act, the Skills Levies Act, The SAQA Act, Batho Pele, Human Resource Development Strategy, the Skills Development Strategy, Employment Equity Act as well as regulations pertaining to these should be included. In addition any sector specific legislation could be considered. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the social contexts and values underpinning skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles and values underpinning skills development in the public sector are explained in the context of the functioning of the three spheres of government. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles and values underpinning two national and two local institutions are identified and explained in terms of their operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Current skills development legislation is identified and a summary of the underlying principles and values is given in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Batho Pele principles are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Skills development priorities are linked to labour market opportunities. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Promote legislation that directly and indirectly supports skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The laws and strategies that are directly linked with skills development are identified and their key purposes outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The legislative format and process is explained within the context of their application in the work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Social values and legislative objectives are matched with view to promoting applicable legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply the relevant strategies to implement skills development laws. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Relevant strategies include but are not limited to national, provincial and local government strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The objectives of the relevant strategies are outlined with examples from skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The role players in implementing these strategies are identified and an explanation is given of their roles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relevant sections of the strategies are applied to specific business units. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Supporting policy and guidance documents are identified and utilised in strategy application. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply relevant legislation in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Social contexts and values are incorporated in workplace skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Legislation promoting skills development is applied in workplace skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Skills legislation implementation strategies are applied in workplace skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The legal compliance of workplace skills programs is assured. 


    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 
    The learner must demonstrate a working understanding of the statutory, regulatory and other frameworks affecting the provision of public sector services to the extent relevant to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. These frameworks include, but are not limited to:
  • Batho Pele.
  • Skills Development Act.
  • Skills Levies Act.
  • South African Qualifications Act.
  • Public Service Act.
  • Public Finance and Management Act.
  • Municipal Finance Management Act.
  • Constitution.
  • Preferential Procurement Act.
  • Access to information Act.
  • Black Economic Empowerment Act.
  • Labour Relations Act.
  • Employment Equity Act.
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
  • Acts specific to the public sector organizational context of the learner.

    The Learner must demonstrate an understanding of relevant organisational requirement relevant to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace, which requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • Human resource development strategies, policies and guides.
  • Information sources.
  • Information flow within the organisation.
  • Internal organisation policy, procedure and guidelines.
  • Information requirements.
  • Information security. 

  • 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 analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Learners are able to work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in order to gather all the necessary information required to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners are able to organize and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all customer-related tasks are completed to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are able to collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to the contractual and statutory factors that affect the capacity to respond appropriately to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to provide timely, satisfactory and appropriate responses to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Learners are able to use science and technology effectively and critically in responding appropriately to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and that both organisational and statutory requirements will have an affect on the provision of appropriate responses to analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by analysing the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 14551, " Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace ", Level 4, 4 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  93997   National Certificate: Contact Centre and Business Process Outsourcing Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-07-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


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