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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify ways of managing relationships in own life 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244606  Identify ways of managing relationships in own life 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Life Skills 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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
114945  Identify ways of managing relationships in own life  Level 2  NQF Level 02   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will lead learners to acquire knowledge and skill to effectively manage relationships in their life situations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying different types of relationships.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of self in relationships.
  • Explaining the importance of communication in building and maintaining relationships.
  • Exploring ways of managing interpersonal relationships. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communications at NQF Level 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is relationships in own life situation at home, school and work including social and family relationships. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify different types of relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of a relationship is explained and an indication is given of the different types of relationships in own life. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The qualities of a positive relationship are described with reference to relationships in own life. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The qualities of a negative relationship are described and an indication is given of the possible consequences of a negative relationship. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate knowledge of self in relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Own needs are identified in different relationships and an indication is given of own expectations in each relationship. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Personal qualities that influence relationships are identified and an indication is given of whether the effect on relationships is positive or negative. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Personal values and attitudes that impact on relationships are identified with reference to commitment and nurturing the relationship. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the importance of communication in building relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The influence of choice of words and non-verbal communication on relationships is identified with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Non-verbal communication includes, but is not limited to, body language, tone of voice, facial expression, all aspects of voice control and gestures.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Non-verbal communication that encourages or discourages communication is identified with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different methods of communicating in a relationship are identified and an indication is given of when each method is appropriate. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Communication includes empathetic listening, speaking and all forms of written and oral communication, electronic and face to face.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance of appropriate communication about feelings, emotions and thoughts is explained with reference to specific relationships. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explore ways of managing interpersonal relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Behaviours that convey honesty, trust, respect and empathy are explored in authentic situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Techniques for managing conflict are identified for different scenarios. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Techniques include assertive, submissive and aggressive behaviour.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role of boundaries in relationships is explored for different types of relationship. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in demonstrating aggressive, assertive and submissive behaviour and identifying verbal and non-verbal methods of communication in relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to be culturally sensitive in exploring ways of managing interpersonal relationships. 

    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 114945, "Identify ways of managing relationships in own life", Level 2, 2 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  66749   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP 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.
     
    NONE 



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