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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Lead and mentor an adventure based learning facilitation team 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
263401  Lead and mentor an adventure based learning facilitation team 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Tourism, Adventure & Guiding 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  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 is aimed at individuals operating in the capacity as lead facilitators or senior facilitators who are required to lead teams or individuals responsible for the facilitation of Adventure Based Learning programmes and activities. Individuals found competent against this unit standard will be able to provide leadership and mentoring to enhance the quality of facilitation services provided through the monitoring of staff and thereby contribute to the development of junior facilitators involved in Adventure Based Learning organisations or centre's.

On achievement of this unit standard individuals will be able to:
  • Lead individuals or groups operating in the Adventure Based Learning environment.
  • Use mentoring to develop team performance.
  • Coordinate the development of facilitators in an Adventure Based Learning environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner will be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Lead individuals or groups operating in the Adventure Based Learning environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Roles, objectives and responsibilities of individuals and teams are described as it applies to organisational objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Expectations are clarified in relation to objectives and performance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Facilitation practices are determined that are appropriate to the operational environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Individual performance is evaluated to make recommendations on development needs and opportunities to enhance personal career growth. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Use mentoring to develop team performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A mentorship plan is developed for a facilitator in accordance with the individual's goals, monitoring and support requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Individual progress is monitored against set goals in relation to individual roles and responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Feedback is provided as per scheduled intervals in order to track individual progress and advancement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Individuals are supported in making decisions and resolving problems impacting on performance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Coordinate the development of facilitators in an Adventure Based Learning environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Interventions are planned to address identified training needs and opportunities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Growth, development and training interventions are implemented in support of planned development requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Individual progress is tracked and recorded in support of the development of the team as a whole. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against the 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.
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Procedures for achieving optimum planning to achieve identified team objectives.
  • Individual roles and responsibilities.
  • Methods related to the briefing, motivation, counselling and assessment of the team in the activities selected.
  • Mentoring, assessment and review mechanisms.
  • Techniques to identify and develop leadership amongst the team.
  • Feedback techniques.
  • Reporting methods; verbally, electronically and in written form. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Addressing of individual needs and requirements through the provision of leadership to a team of facilitators require the identification and resolving of problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Provision of leadership and mentoring to a team of facilitators requires teamwork. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective communication is maintained throughout the provision of leadership and mentoring to an operational team. 

    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  66190   National Certificate: Adventure Based Learning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  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 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.