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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Compile and implement a resource plan to support the local economic development policy and strategic plan for a local economic development programme 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110516  Compile and implement a resource plan to support the local economic development policy and strategic plan for a local economic development programme 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Economics 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  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 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are, or who seek to be employed as the manager of a local economic development unit.
It provides the learner with an opportunity to demonstrate his/her knowledge of the resources in their environment, the institutions best suited to accessing them for local economic development and the financial management processes necessary to ensure their purposeful use.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Research and analyse the need for and availability of resources for a local economic development programme.
  • Develop and implement a plan to acquire and allocate the resources to a local economic development programme.
  • Monitor and review the progress of resourcing in terms of the plan and the achievement of programme objectives. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Resources needed for local economic development activities include: funding; human resources; land/ buildings; machinery; services.
  • At least two programmes of different sizes and challenges must be used.
  • At least two LED Units of different sizes and challenges must be used.
  • Official documentation includes: memoranda of understanding; contracts; terms of reference.
  • Financial and other reports are those required by public administration and management policy; providers of resources (e.g. funders, private sector companies). 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Research and analyse the need for and availability of resources. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Research and analyse the need for and availability of resources for a local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The range of resources required to achieve the goals of a specified programme are confirmed or modified based on the documented findings of research. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The range of resources available in terms of the agreed programme are confirmed or modified based on the documented findings of research. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A gap analysis is conducted and an initial matching of resource requirements and possible sources is proposed based on the specified programme in the form of a report. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop and implement a plan to acquire and allocate the resources. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Develop and implement a plan to acquire and allocate the resources to a local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The initial matching of resource requirements and possible sources is explored and discussed in consultation with relevant stakeholders and role players. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Agreements regarding resource acquisition and allocation are confirmed in a resource plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The agreements are operationalised through the preparation and sign-off of appropriate official documentation to be included as appendices to the final resource plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and review the progress of resourcing in terms of the plan. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Monitor and review the progress of resourcing in terms of the plan and the achievement of programme objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The resource plan is finalised to include the official documentation as the basis for of progress in acquiring and allocating the required resources within the local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The resource plan is regularly reviewed in terms of financial and other reports that track the utilisation of allocated resources to the specified local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The resource plan is regularly up-dated to reflect any corrective action to be taken in terms of acquiring, allocating and utilising resources and signing off programme objectives achieved as appropriate. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or will assess this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQ, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
    4. Anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Needs analysis.
  • Strategic planning and management processes.
  • Application of financial management principles.
  • Similarities and differences between funding and financing.
  • Existing and potential resources and how to make them available to local economic development in own work context.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Facilitation skills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by, e.g.

    Regularly reviewing the resource plan in terms of financial and other reports that track the utilisation of allocated resources to the specified local economic development programme according to the following assessment criterion:
  • The resource plan is regularly reviewed in terms of financial and other reports that track the utilisation of allocated resources to the specified local economic development programme. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization and community by, e.g.

    Developing and implementing a plan to acquire and allocate the resources to a local economic development programme according to the assessment criteria for the following specific outcome:
  • Develop and implement a plan to acquire and allocate the resources to a local economic development programme.

    Monitoring and reviewing the progress of resourcing in terms of the plan and the achievement of programme objectives according to the assessment criteria for the folowing specific outcome:
  • Monitor and review the progress of resourcing in terms of the plan and the achievement of programme objectives. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information by, e.g.

    Compiling and implementing a resource plan to support the local economic development policy and strategic plan for a local economic development programme according to the assessment criteria for all specific outcome. 

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

    Exploring the initial matching of resource requirements and possible sources with relevant stakeholders and role players according to the following assessment criterion:
  • The initial matching of resource requirements and possible sources is explored and discussed in consultation with relevant stakeholders and role players. 

  • 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 by e.g.

    Researching and analysing the need for and availability of resources for a local economic development programme according to the assessment criteria for the following specific outcome:
  • Research and analyse the need for and availability of resources for a local economic development programme. 

  • 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  36437   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  58246   Bachelor of Human Settlements Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30   
    Elective  59529   Bachelor of Agriculture Honours: Extension  Level 7  NQF Level 08  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30   


    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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    2. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    3. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    4. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    6. Edutraining Business College 
    7. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Express Model 405 
    9. Gauteng Association Of Local Authorities 
    10. Jobafrik Consulting 
    11. K Shabangu FET College 
    12. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    13. Kgolo Institute 
    14. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    15. Kia Chuma 
    16. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    17. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    18. Manpower Skills Academy 
    19. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    20. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    21. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    22. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    23. NEDTEX73 
    24. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    25. Umqondo Consultancy 
    26. University of Venda 
    27. Vicmat Consultants 
    28. 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.