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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coach beginners in the game of netball 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244559  Coach beginners in the game of netball 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
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
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 
In achieving this unit standard, the learner will display the competency required of a netball coach with primary focus on activities that lead to the game of netball, in areas where the facilities may need to be adapted.

The qualified learner will be able to demonstrate his\her knowledge of the laws of the game as well as the skills needed to play the netball. Furthermore, the learner will be able to show his/her knowledge of the teamwork and the individual player skills needed for the game of netball.

The subfield will benefit by having a coach with the correct, industry-standardised knowledge and skills to be teaching the basic skills of netball to beginners of the sport to generate interest and to encourage new entrance to the game.

On achievement of this unit standard, the learner will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the game of netball.
  • Plan netball practice sessions.
  • Conduct coaching for beginners of netball.
  • Provide feedback on coaching performance.
  • Reflect on coaching performance. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of the game of netball. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A basic overview of the history of netball is provided to show understanding of the origin of the game. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Origin of the game, netball in South Africa.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Playing Charter of Netball is explained with examples to illustrate its main principles and provisions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The laws of netball are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The principles of the game and the core skills are demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The roles and responsibilities of the coach are explained with reference to ethics and the principles of coaching beginners. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The way in which the social conditions in the community affect the game are explained with examples of how the negative effects can be overcome. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan netball practice sessions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various netball activities that can be utilised during a practice session are listed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Resources needed for a practice session are identified to ensure optimal use of time and learner enjoyment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety aspects are identified so that preventative and remedial action can be taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Possible injuries and prevention thereof, first aid.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The need to Schedule activities within a training session is explained as an aspect of time management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A basic lesson plan to conduct a practice session for beginners is developed to ensure maximum use of time and learner enjoyment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct coaching for beginners of netball. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Basic netball terminology is used within the context of a game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The basic skills required for the game are explained and demonstrated with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The difference between individual, unit and team skills are explained as part of a successful netball game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Warm up and cool down methods that are relevant for the game for beginner learners are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Basic coaching methods are utilised that are relevant for beginners. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Review own coaching methods and performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Own coaching is reflected upon, evaluated and recorded in a logbook. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Coaching plans are drawn up and evaluated against the plans of other coaches. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records are maintained to indicate modifications of coaching sessions to the coaching plan. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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 one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • History of the game.
  • Rules of the game.
  • Ethics and fair play.
  • Tactical competition planning.
  • Communication/leadership skills.
  • Safety and injury prevention.
  • Lesson planning.
  • Knowledge pertaining to conditioning. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem solving skills are displayed when dealing with progression of activities and skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when planning netball practice sessions and developing lesson plans. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective communication using visual and language skills is demonstrated when providing feedback on performance and review coaching methods. 

    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
    Elective  64369   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Coaching: Juniors/Beginners  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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