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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Support the facilitation of learning in a development practice project 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110045  Support the facilitation of learning in a development practice project 
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 1  NQF Level 01  12 
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 
A learner credited with this unit standard will be able to support the facilitation learning in a community or group event focusing on one particular area of specialization. This learner will perform the tasks under supervision.

A learner will also be able to contribute to the Training for Transformation [TFT], Participatory Action Research Programmes; local South African development programmes and various capacity building programmes. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
A learner studying towards this unit standard is assumed to have the ability to communicate orally and in writing in their language of choice as well as that of the community i.e. functional literacy at NQF Level 1.

A learner is also assumed to be familiar with the specialisation of the learning area and have completed the following unit standard:

Understand the foundations of development practice at NQF Level 1. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Development practice projects shall include community or group-learning events that address selected and identified problems.
  • The learner will assist with the facilitation of a selected community or group-learning event in one specialised field or learning area.
  • Methods of facilitation should be appropriate to the field of specialisation.
  • The single learning event could be a one-to-one event, a small group workshop or a workshop for up to 20 people.
  • Learning materials and learning aids may include flip chart notes, posters, pamphlets, diagrams, newspaper cuttings, objects etc.
  • A supervisor or mentor will facilitate the discussions.
  • The report of the supervisor will assess the learner`s familiarity with basic principles of materials development such as readability. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare and set up a learning environment for a development practice project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The learning environment is set up in accordance with a set of instructions regarding layout and arrangements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. All relevant information for display is discussed and demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Key examples include agendas, outcomes and display-material.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Room arrangement for the plenary, as well as groups, is organised and described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Facilitate relevant learning with appropriate learning support materials. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    The term Relevant Learning is used in this Specific Outcome to allow a learner to select and use the appropriate learning support material and assistance to senior development practitioner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Appropriate support learning materials and aids are selected in accordance with a set of clear instructions, context and outcome of the learning programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Selected learning support materials are adapted to accommodate the needs of participants in a project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The general principles of adapting materials are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. All relevant learning support materials are displayed and appropriately distributed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Facilitate relevant learning in a specialised field. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    The term Relevant Learning is used in this Specific Outcome to allow a learner to use their facilitation skills to support and assist a senior development practitioner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Knowledge of the field of specialisation is explained and described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    A learner has a choice of at least one specialised field of knowledge for assessment purposes.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Simple facilitation skills and methods are demonstrated through discussion and debate. This should include conditions that may change and require active engagement and involvement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The support function to facilitate relevant learning is evaluated in accordance with a set of procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Each unit standard provides more specific guidance regarding moderation of the specific outcomes. Accredited providers may establish their own systems and procedures in line with the requirements of the relevant ETQA.

    An external moderator may moderate the results of learners. External moderators should provide reports not only on the fairness and consistency of assessment, but also on the validity of the assessment design in terms of the specified outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    A development practitioner accredited with this unit standard should be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of:
  • Characteristics of adults and youths as learners
  • Attitudes and roles of a facilitator in relation to learner needs
  • Basic group dynamics to ensure effective learner participation 

  • 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 which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made:
  • The process mentioned in all the Specific Outcomes involves identifying and understanding the events that led to the social change in South Africa using critical and creative thinking and therefore support this critical cross-field outcome. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community:
  • The unit standard is about working effectively with others in a supportive manner and therefore addresses the critical cross-field outcome fully. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion:
  • The specific outcomes address the issue of being able to communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contributing to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, by making an individual aware of the underlying intention of any programme by:

    a) Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities
    b) Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts

    The unit standard supports the above critical cross-field outcomes fully. The unit standard is about using, preparing and facilitating information to others and is therefore vital to contributing to the full personal development of each learner, and the social and economic development of the society at large. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    Anyone assessing learners against this unit standard could be employed as a development practitioner in the same provider institution with at least a level 4 Qualification and work with a registered assessor in development practice with the relevant ETQA.

    Registered Assessors must have a level 5 qualification in development practice and prior or concurrent experience as a development practitioner. 

    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  23093   General Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG 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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    4. Agisanang SA Training 
    5. Amabamba Recruitment 
    6. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    7. Bantubanye Skills 
    8. Bikologix Projects 
    9. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    10. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    11. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    12. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    13. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    15. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    16. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    17. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    18. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Essential Skills 
    20. Future-Teacher (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    22. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    23. Hlombe and Associates 
    24. Icando 
    25. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    26. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    27. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    28. Josmap Training Institute 
    29. Kgolo Institute 
    30. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    31. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    32. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    33. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    34. M3i Skills Development 
    35. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    36. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    37. MashMP Holdings 
    38. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    39. Matiisetso Training and Consulting 
    40. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    41. Mission Point Consulting 
    42. MML Consulting CC. 
    43. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    44. MVIMBI BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 
    45. Ndoma Mathodi Trading Enterprise 
    46. Networx for Career Development 
    47. Nghano Training and Development Centre 
    48. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    49. NS Global Academy 
    50. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    51. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    52. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    53. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
    54. Senelo Trading CC 
    55. SmartMatta (Pty) Ltd 
    56. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    57. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    58. The Crimson CO CC. 
    59. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    60. Thembeni Skills Development Trading and Projects 
    61. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    62. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    63. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
    64. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Tsebong Training Centre 
    66. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    67. Twin Peak Technologies 
    68. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    69. University of Venda 
    70. Vicmat Consultants 
    71. XL AT Consulting CC 
    72. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 



    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.