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

Discuss development, utilisation and management of human and natural resources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10229  Discuss development, utilisation and management of human and natural resources 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Democracy, Human Rights, Peace and Elections 
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  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2003-07-01  2006-06-30  SAQA 1043/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-06-30   2010-06-30  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
115483  Explain the relationship between society, environment and development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A candidate credited with this Unit Standard can demonstrate an ability to identify and define different resources, in different places and for different purposes; explore relationships between human development and resources; understand the impact of power relations on the distribution and utilisation of resources; design and evaluate strategies to address problems of resource allocation and management. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Show an understanding of human and natural resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The concept of "resources" is defined. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Natural and human resources are identified, described and categorised. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Human resources refer to labour; Natural resources refer to: water, minerals, air, forests, land.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The significance of resources is analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
The key resources relating to water, land, and labour are analysed.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Factors that influence the use of resources are identified and described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors relate to: culture, location, economy, globalisation, technological solutions.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Discuss the development of resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different ways in which resources are developed are described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Describe how technology is used in different contexts to develop resources.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The purposes for developing resources are explained and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Purposes relate to the following factors: cultural, economic, ideological.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The results of over and/or under-development of resources are described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Results include factors relating to: soil erosion, desertification, economic deprivation, water shortages, the global economy.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The impact of development of resources on human life and nature is clearly expressed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Related to Assessment 3.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Discuss the utilisation of resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different ways in which resources are utilised are described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors relate to human; labour; natural: water, land etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The purposes for utilising resources are explained and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Related to specific contexts, i.e. to specific communities, cultures within a specific location.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The results of over and/or under-utilisation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Results (consequences) for/on the environment.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The impact of utilisation of resources on human life and nature is clearly expressed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Impact relates to the changes in structure of society, people's lives and culture.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Access to, and distribution of resources are considered and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors affected include: availability of technology, education.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Discuss the management of resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Sustainable development of resources is defined. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Significance of sustainable development is explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
This relates to: Long term responsible use of resources; use of resources to facilitate development in such a way that the environment, future development and future generations are catered for (sustainable development).
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The impact of good and bad management of resources is identified and described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Good and bad management are defined; examples of each is identified and applied to specific contexts.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. A reasoned judgement regarding the management of a resource is developed and expressed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Sound judgement is defined as an informed judgement/decision, made after having checked all the angles, consequences). Management of resources relates to the level of "society" as opposed to work situations.
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Sensitise learners to the need for preserving, sustaining and nurturing resources, and how sustaining resources is crucial for survival.
  • Enable learners to make sound decisions in using, and managing resources. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    This unit standard also accommodates the following developmental outcomes:
  • Reflecting on exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively.
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts.
  • Exploring education and career opportunities; and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identification of problems informed by decisions using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with an individual in a group. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and evaluating information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using language skills in oral and written forms. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using the science of technology effectively and critically. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of assessment as an integral component of learning. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 115483, which is "Explain the relationship between society, environment and development title", ABET Level 4, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  23253   National Certificate (GETC): Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  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 


    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. Alvern Cables (Pty) Ltd (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    2. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
    3. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    4. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Brits Plant (BRITS) (TP) 
    5. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Isando Branch (ISANDO) (TP) 
    6. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - PE Plant (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    7. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
    8. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Swinton Road Campus 
    9. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Umbumbulu Campus 
    10. College of Production Technology 
    11. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
    12. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    13. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    14. Eastcape Training Centre 
    15. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    16. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    17. Goodyear SA (Pty) Ltd (UITENHAGE) (TP) 
    18. Hot To Go Training College and Services 
    19. Industries Education & Training Institute (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    20. INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION, TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: FLORIDA 
    21. INTERACTIVE TUTOR (PTY) LIMITED 
    22. Izizwe Training Centre (Pty) Ltd T/A Simtech Training (NORTHDENE) (TP) 
    23. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    24. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    25. JMC TECHNICAL TRAINING (Bloemfontein)(TP) 
    26. KayDee Project Management Cc 
    27. Masiqhame Trading 81 cc T/A Kim's Welding School (AUSTERVILLE) (TP) 
    28. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    29. MT & HR Training Consultants (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
    30. Nissan SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    31. Northlink College - Wingfield Campus 
    32. Port Elizabeth Draughting Academy & Trading cc T/A PE Draughting Acade 
    33. Production Management Institute 
    34. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    35. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    36. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    37. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    38. Sabela Learning Academy 
    39. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    40. Setlakala Business Development 
    41. Skills Fusion 
    42. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    43. Swift Skills Academy (SASOLBURG) (TP) 
    44. Taletso FET College - Central Office 
    45. Tekmation (Pty) Ltd T/A Tekmation Training Institute (DURBAN) (TP) 
    46. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
    48. Triple E Training Holdings (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERDORP) (TP) 
    49. Tshwane South Public FET College - Odi Campus 
    50. Tsoho Training & Development T/A Tsoho Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    51. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    52. Wilbat Projects 148 (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
    53. WISPECO ALUMINIUM (Alrode)(Project Site NVC)(TP) 



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