SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop a community development intervention plan 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377873  Develop a community development intervention plan 
ORIGINATOR
TT - People/Human Centred Development 
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  Level 5  NQF Level 05 
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 intended for community development workers who are required to develop, implement, manage, and monitor a community intervention plan.

People credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Assess the need for a community intervention.
  • Develop, implement and manage a community intervention plan.
  • Evaluate a community development intervention plan. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is 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 
    Assess the need for a community development intervention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose, principles and value of community intervention planning is explained within a community development setting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Community environmental scanning is conducted to conceptualise community issues/needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Issues/needs are analysed and prioritized using a collaborative approach in order to develop a community intervention plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop, implement and manage a community intervention plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The significance of developing a community development intervention is explained in terms of the required outcomes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Outcomes include but are not limited to performance, cost and completion time.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A plan is developed within delegated authority and in consultation with relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A plan is developed which outlines the target area and target community and the steps to achieve the objectives in accordance with the identified principles and processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The objectives of the plan are developed using planning principles to ensure that they are measurable, specific, and achievable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Stakeholders and role players responsible for project activities are identified and explained in terms of their roles and responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Roles and responsibilities are allocated to participating stakeholders and role players in order to obtain commitment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Resources needed are identified, specified, quantified and prioritised to meet the planned community intervention outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Potential risks relating to the planned community intervention are identified and assessed to determine contingency measures to manage the risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    The plan is agreed upon and communicated to stakeholders and role players in such a way as to coordinate a team effort. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
    The plan is implemented in accordance with set objectives to achieve planned outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
    Key performance indicators are collectively developed and agreed upon to measure and control the progress of the plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 12 
    Factors leading to a successful closure of a project are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate a community development intervention plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Techniques and frameworks for the monitoring, review and evaluation of a community intervention plan are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A project plan is monitored using key indicators to establish the degree of conformity between planned and actual activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A project plan outcome is evaluated to determine corrective action in case of deviation from the agreed plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A project progress report is drawn up to determine successes, challenges and lessons learned. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the ETQA's policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments at exit points of the qualification, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described both in individual unit standard as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Learners should have a knowledge and understanding of:

    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Community problems/issues.
  • Community development approaches.
  • Research methods.
  • Fundamentals of project management.
  • SMART principles. 

  • 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 relation to community development from a socio-economic, political, environmental and infrastructural perspectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a work team to identify, prioritise community issues/problems to decide on a community intervention plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Planning, organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively to achieve community intervention outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information to inform the design of a community intervention plan and community development approach. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the form of oral and/or written presentation of information relating to the community intervention plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and others by selecting resources that are technologically and environmentally friendly towards a community intervention. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation by collaborating and cooperating with other stakeholders and role players. 

    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  80946   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. ABA Sebenzi 
    2. Afriwealth Consulting 
    3. All Access Holdings 
    4. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    5. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Esehlula Bashuki 
    7. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    8. Isiphephelo Consultants 
    9. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    10. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    11. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    12. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    13. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
    14. South African Corporate Training Association 
    15. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    16. Thinking Mind Trading 
    17. Tumpu Trading and Projects 
    18. Unlimited Potential Investments 
    19. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 



    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.