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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Plan and prepare for a community development meeting 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264436  Plan and prepare for a community development meeting 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Development 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 05 - Education, Training and Development Adult Learning 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  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 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 persons who are community development workers involved in a variety of contexts. It will enable the learner operating in, or preparing to operate in, community related support activities in the field, and who may be a community development worker, an economic development officer, local government official, a person in a faith-based organisation, a person in a non-governmental organisation or similar. The unit standard will add value to learners that need to co-ordinate (plan and prepare) meetings in various community development contexts. To do this, relationships need to be established and maintained with various stakeholders. The learner will also be able to deal with challenges within certain parameters and take action to reduce community development meeting related risks.

The learner who achieves the Unit Standard will be capable of:
  • Planning and organising a community development meeting for a specific purpose.
  • Identifying and inviting participants to the meeting. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication skills equivalent to NQF Level 1. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and organise a community development meeting for a specific purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose or objective of the meeting is described in terms of realistic and achievable outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information and/or materials are collected which are relevant to the purpose of the meeting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Logistics are identified and described in terms of their relation to a community development meeting. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Logistics include but are not limited to venue, agenda, catering and obtaining quotations.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A documentation file is compiled which is relevant to the meeting preparations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Documentation includes but is not limited to attendance register, agenda, information collected, evaluation form and invitations.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and invite participants to the meeting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Possible stakeholders relevant to a planned meeting are identified in terms of the input they could provide and the benefits in attending. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Community relationships are established in accordance with acceptable protocols and integrity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Potential participants are invited to the meeting in an acceptable manner that is suited to the type of stakeholder. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    "Invited" includes but is not limited to public notice, telephone, printed invitation and formal letter.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be a constituent assessor registered with the relevant ETQA.
  • Both internal and external moderation of the assessment will be quality assured by the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution or provider offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Planning and organising.
  • Completing relevant documentation.
  • Telephone skills.
  • Identification of stakeholders.
  • Writing letters.
  • Compiling invitations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Facilitate a process to identify and creatively solve possible problems in planning and organising a community development meeting. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community when:
  • Devising and implementing an effective community development meeting. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities in a relevant manner when:
  • Facilitating the activities involved in preparing a community development meeting in order to meet the objectives set. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information collected when:
  • Planning and preparing for a specific community meeting with various stakeholders in the specific community. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using appropriate communication skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation to promote relationships when:

    Taking into consideration:
  • Indigenous knowledge systems.
  • Protocols of a specific community. 

  • 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  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.
     
    1. Botho Ubuntu Contract Cleaning (Pty) Ltd 
    2. New Hope Revival Organisation 
    3. Southern African Youth Movement 
    4. The Early Care Foundation 



    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.