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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Collect, evaluate, analyse and communicate data for transport planning 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244246  Collect, evaluate, analyse and communicate data for transport planning 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  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 
This unit standard will enable learners to collect, evaluate, analyse and communicate data for transport planning in the transport planning field. This unit standard will benefit learners within the transport planning sector and contributes to professionalism within transport planning processes and systems.

A person credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Integrate data collection methods to develop a data collection strategy that supports the transport planning process.
  • Design and apply data collection and data analysis methods within a specific context.
  • Present and communicate data and analysis results. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • "Manage the process of data collection for transport planning", NQF Level 5.
  • "Evaluate, analyse, interpret and communicate information for transport planning", NQF Level 5.
  • "Describe the components and the inter-relationship between the various stages of the transport planning process in a South African context", NQF Level 5. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Integrate data collection methods to develop a data collection strategy that supports the transport planning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The need for different types of data are identified in terms of its impact on a specific transport planning context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The means to collect data are identified and assessed reflecting consideration for resource constraints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A strategy for data collection is developed in relation reflecting the linkage between the planning process and data collection methods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A strategy for data collection is developed in relation reflecting the linkage between different types of data. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Types of data includes but no limited to land use, environmental, transport.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The logical sequence and key logistical requirements are determined to operationalise data collection strategy. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Design and apply data collection and data analysis methods within a specific context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The need for data archiving and management is reviewed in relation to changing transport data formats and software requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An elementary database is designed to allow for the logical storage and management within a specific context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A basic questionnaire and a count are designed and applied in relation to specific information needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Data coding and capturing systems are developed in order to enter data into a database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The quality and validity of data are evaluated and assessed to determine their reliability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The data analysis technique for a specific enquiry is selected to address the enquiry raised in the transport planning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Data are analysed to address specific questions raised in the transport planning process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Present and communicate data and analysis results. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Selection and application of methods are demonstrated for presenting and communicating transport data to decision makers and interested parties. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Graphs, charts, Spatial (maps), Tables, Networks, Presentations, Web pages.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Transport data and analysis results are used to motivate alternative solutions to problems within a defined context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Basic methods and concepts used in systematic evaluation are applied to assess alternative solutions to transport problems. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Engineering estimates (cost & performance), Collate & compare (e.g. prioritisation), Economic evaluation, Recommendations and motivation of preferred option.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Feedback of information is received from stakeholders and integrated into the planning approach. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • The assessment will be governed by the policies and guidelines of the relevant Education and Training Quality Assuror (ETQA) that has jurisdiction over this field of learning.
  • The assessor will be accredited, have the competence of this unit standard and be a subject matter expert in this learning area. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Purpose of processes and procedures of:
  • Data accuracy, integrity and validation.
  • Critical evaluation of data results.

    Cause and effect, implications of:
  • Quality and relevance of data to the manner in which transport problems are identified.
  • Effective communication and understanding of results.

    Procedures and techniques:
  • Data analysis methods.
  • Modelling procedures.
  • Data archiving, coding and capturing.
  • Database design.
  • Presentation and communication methods.

    Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies:
  • Planning regulations.

    Theory - rules, laws, principles:
  • Elementary statistics.
  • Modelling principals.

    Relationships, systems:
  • Data quality and planning outcomes. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when:
  • Data is analysed and interpreted to identify specific problems and related solutions. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, and community during:
  • Communication with stakeholders and feedback to data collection process. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when:
  • When executing the steps when analysing data.
  • Presenting and communicating outcomes systematically.
  • Developing a strategy for data collection. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information to better understand and explain:
  • Use and application of relevant analysis and modelling methods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others when:
  • Using the correct statistical presentations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when:
  • Clarifying the purpose of data analysis by identifying the relevant stakeholders to communicate results to according to the assessment criteria.
  • Clarify the purpose of communicating results and findings to stakeholders and understanding the importance to feedback within the transport system. 

  • 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  58601   National Certificate: Land Transport Planning  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  LG 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. Nhlahle Development Agency 



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