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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Discuss and explain social diversity, human rights and alternative perspectives 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7502  Discuss and explain social diversity, human rights and alternative perspectives 
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
ABET Level 4  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2000-12-06  2003-12-06  SAQA 1633/00 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2004-12-06   2007-12-06  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
14664  Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships in the South African society  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
To promote tolerance of social diversity. To encourage active and positive engagement in social transformation. Individuals will be able to understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens and actively exercise these. Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to: demonstrate an awareness of the basic elements and practices of
different ethical belief systems; demonstrate an understanding of various forms of prejudice and stereotyping; demonstrate an understanding of class, political and cultural diversity, demonstrate a critical understanding of the contents of the Bill of Rights a s well as demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities associated with the Bill of Rights. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Communication ABET level 3 in both English and Mother tongue or equivalent titled `Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions`. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Demonstrate an awareness of the basic elements and practices of different ethical belief systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. An awareness of the basic elements and practices of various religions and secular belief systems is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An awareness of the basic elements and practices of various political ideologies is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. An awareness of the basic elements and practices of various cultures is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An awareness of the basic elements and practices of various social classes is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. An awareness of the overlap between the above four categories of the above paradigms. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. The interaction between different paradigms is understood. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Demonstrate an understanding of various forms of prejudice and stereotyping. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Various forms of prejudice mentioned in the Bill Of Rights - The Constitution: Chapter 2:9 (3) are understood. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Understanding of the nature of stereotyping of both groups and individuals is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The common forms of positive and negative stereotyping are recognised and understood. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the contents of the Bill of Rights. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
An understanding that everyone under a democratically elected government with a constitution is entitled to particular rights must be emphasised. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Discussion should focus around responsible citizenship and the right to object to unconstitutional policies. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A general understanding of the purpose and contents of the Constitution is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An understanding of the nature and practical applications of the non-derogable rights that are protected in the Bill Of Rights is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. An understanding of conflicting interpretations of aspects of the Constitution in general and the Bill of Rights in particular, is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Understanding of points of view opposed to some or all of the contents of the Bill of Rights, is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. An understanding of the relationship between the rights set out in the Bill of Rights and their associated responsibilities is demonstrated. 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A basic awareness of social diversity
  • A basic awareness of the existence of prejudice
  • Awareness of the existence of the Constitution
  • Awareness of the basic concept of human rights. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    This unit standard also supports the development of the following developmental outcomes:
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group organisation and community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard will expire during December 2003. It has already been replaced by unit standard 14664, which is "Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships in the South African society", 4 credits, ABET Level 4. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-12-04  CETA 


    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.
     
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