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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Institute disciplinary action 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11286  Institute disciplinary action 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Mngt 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Procurement 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 seek to be a human resources management or employment relations practitioner or a general manager. Persons credited with this unit standard are able to identify and categorise transgression, implement appropriate procedures and represent an employee at a disciplinary hearing. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this standard are able to:
  • communicate effectively (at least NQF level 4)
  • apply principles of policy and procedure implementation
  • demonstrate an understanding of an organisation and its functions
  • apply consultation skills. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and classify transgression. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Sufficient information is gathered concerning alleged transgression. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Transgression is correctly classified in terms of the available evidence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The correct procedure for handling the transgression is selected. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implement procedure to handle non-dismissible offences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The employee is informed within the stipulated timeframe of the alleged contravention of a workplace rule and his/her rights in this respect. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The employee is confronted with the relevant facts and provided with sufficient opportunity to state his case. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The employee is informed in the appropriate manner of the disciplinary action to be instituted and his rights in this respect. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The disciplinary action is accurately recorded according to the disciplinary procedure. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement procedure to handle dismissible offences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Further investigation is conducted and detailed information is gathered. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The employee is informed within the stipulated timeframe and in the correct manner, of the alleged contravention of a workplace rule and his/her rights in this respect. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The correct manner includes the drafting of the charge sheet.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Detailed evidence is led including witnesses and the cross-questioning of witnesses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Relevant argument and evidence in mitigation or aggravation is presented. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Represent employee at disciplinary hearing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The allegation or charge is correctly analysed and adequately investigated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The relevant information is requested from the employer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The employee and witnesses are properly prepared for the hearing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The employee's case is succinctly and effectively presented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Witnesses are appropriately questioned and cross-examined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Pleas in mitigation are properly prepared and presented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Where relevant appeals are lodged in terms of the disciplinary procedure. 


    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.
    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 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.
    4. Therefore, 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. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Knowledge considered to be critical evidence of competence is included in the assessment criteria explicitly, or can be inferred by performance. This includes knowledge on:
  • Principles of evidence gathering and presentation of evidence and arguments.
  • Cross-examination techniques.
  • Organisational practice.
  • Relevant legal requirements and processes. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems by using critical and creative thinking by, e.g.,
  • deciding on appropriate questions during the hearing and identifying mitigating factors. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities by, e.g.
  • planning to institute disciplinary action and monitoring adherence to or adapting the plan during implementation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information by, e.g.,
  • identifying and classifying the transgression. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively by, e.g.,
  • representing an employee at a disciplinary hearing according to the assessment criteria for the specific outcome: 'Represent employee at disciplinary hearing'. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58473   National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58063   Further Education and Training Certificate: Labour Recruitment Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  48915   Further Education and Training Certificate: Manufacturing and Assembly Operations Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  48439   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  65529   Further Education and Training Certificate: Transport Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  21728   National Certificate: Labour Recruitment Consultancy  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-06-12  SERVICES 
    Elective  36153   National Certificate: Polymer Composite Fabrication  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58580   National Certificate: Aerodrome Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Elective  49257   National Certificate: Conflict Management and Transformation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  93993   National Certificate: Labour Relations Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61594   National Certificate: Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-02  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49743   National Certificate: Manufacturing Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  49118   National Certificate: Resolving of Crime  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-12-02  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  59989   National Certificate: Resolving of Crime  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  58023   National Diploma: Aircraft Piloting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Elective  22444   National Diploma: Freight Forwarding  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-11-28  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58309   National Diploma: Project Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  80066   National Certificate: Strategic Road Traffic Operations  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS 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. ABONGILE MNYANDA TRADING CC T/A EKO KOBRA 
    2. ACADEMY BUSINESS SCHOOL 
    3. ADVANCED RISK SOLUTIONS 10000 (PTY) LTD 
    4. AIM TRAINING 
    5. AKAF BODYGUARDS 
    6. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    7. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    8. ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd (VANDERBIJLPARK) (TP) 
    9. Arrow Creek Investments (Pty) Ltd T/A Avisa Academy of Learning (PRETO 
    10. Avisa Academy of Learning(TP) 
    11. BRAVEHEART BIO DOG ACADEMY 
    12. Bronyx 
    13. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE (PTY) LTD RUSTENBURG CAMPUS 
    14. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE (PTY) LTD - PRETORIA 
    15. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG CAMPUS 
    16. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE - NELSPRUIT 
    17. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE - PROES & ANDRIES 
    18. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE - VEREENIGING 
    19. College of Production Technology 
    20. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
    21. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    22. DE BEERS GROUP SERVICES PTY LTD 
    23. DIMASI TRAINING PROVIDERS 
    24. EKHURHULENI SHOOTING AND TRAINING ACADEMY 
    25. ENFORCE SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD ETHEKWINI 
    26. ENLIGHTENED SECURITY FORCE 
    27. FALCON FIREARM ACADEMY 
    28. G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS (SA) (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    29. Hadassah Security Consultants Cc 
    30. HLANGANANI COMPUTECH COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    31. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    32. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    33. Infomage SDF Training Pty Ltd 
    34. Inkwe Sekuriteit Bk 
    35. IPELENG RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES PTY LTD 
    36. JACKSON LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS 
    37. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    38. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    39. KHOMBO SECURITY AND TRAINING CC 
    40. Learncorp 
    41. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    42. Makwedeng Training 
    43. MAS SAFE SECURITY CC 
    44. MEC TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    45. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    46. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    47. MOLEMA DEVELOPMENT TRAINING 
    48. Myrtle Empowerment and Projects CC (SPRINGS) TP 
    49. NAD SECURITY SERVICES 
    50. Nastec Cc 
    51. NU LAW FIREARMS COMPLIANCE 
    52. Planet Waves 237 (Pty) Ltd T/A Occupational Learning Centre (OLC) (PRE 
    53. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    54. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    55. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    56. QHIMECI TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    57. REBAGONI TRADING AND PROJECTS T/A THE SOUTH AFRICAN SECURITY ACADEMY 
    58. ROMULA BUSINESS ENTERPRISES T/A SIYAFUNDA SECURITY ACADEMY 
    59. Russ Projects T/A Academy Workplace Development (AWD) (HARRIETDALE) (T 
    60. SA Labour Guide cc 
    61. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    62. SAHARA EDUCATION. TRAINING. DEVELOPMENT 
    63. SAS SALDANHA 
    64. SBV SERVICES BLOEMFONTEIN 
    65. SBV SERVICES PRETORIA 
    66. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    67. SDL 
    68. SECURITY BEYOND 2000 
    69. SHEMULA TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    70. SILVER SOLUTIONS SECURITY 1713 CC 
    71. SIT INVESTMENT HOLDINGS 
    72. Situational HR Trainers cc 
    73. SIZANI CONSULTING 
    74. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE BASIC TRAINING PROVISION 
    75. SPECIAL ASSET PROTECTION SERVICES KRAAIFONTEIN 
    76. Spilamart cc T/A 1st Safety & Training (SABIE) (TP) 
    77. STALLION LEARNING CENTRE PTY LTD 
    78. STRATEGIC INVESTIGATIONS AND SEMINARS 
    79. The Skills College for Development & Training cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    80. UBUNTU 
    81. UTHUSO TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    82. Westline Aviation Pty Ltd 
    83. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    84. Y3K Training cc (CAPE TOWN) (TP) 



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