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

Participate effectively in a team or group 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114936  Participate effectively in a team or group 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Life Skills   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-06-26  2007-08-16  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-08-16   2011-08-31  

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
244605  Demonstrate ability to participate effectively in a team or group  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners at all levels who are members of groups or teams. It will equip them to be effective members of teams or groups both in the workplace and in the community.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying the advantages and disadvantages of working in a team or group.
  • Identifying the characteristics of an effective team or group.
  • Identifying the roles and responsibilities of individuals in a team or group.
  • Identifying techniques to manage group dynamics. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is professional and workplace relationships. Management implies management of self and shared responsibility rather than imposed management. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the advantages and disadvantages of working in a team or group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reasons why people work together in teams or groups are explained with reference to different types of activity. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to sport, recreation, voluntary organisations, community projects, study and work.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Situations in own environment where working in a team would be more beneficial than working as an individual are investigated based on personal observation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Potential risks associated with working in a team or group are identified in terms of negative consequences for the individual and the group. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify the characteristics of an effective team or group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristics of an effective team or group are explored for different types of groups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The reasons why a specific group or team is effective in working together are explained with particular reference to the purpose of the group and relationships within the group or team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Behaviours and attitudes that reflect positive relationships are identified with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The role of communication channels in building relationships is discussed for a specific group or team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The potential impact of own strengths and weaknesses on a particular group or team is identified and an indication is given of how these could affect relationships and the achievement of group goals. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify the roles and responsibilities of individuals in a team or group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The different roles required for the effective functioning of a selected group are described for a specific situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The responsibilities of each member of a team or group are identified in relation to the purpose and goals of the group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The learner's own role in a specific group is explained in terms of contribution, responsibility and accountability. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify and apply techniques to manage group dynamics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Techniques for managing conflict constructively are investigated for a specific group situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Problem solving processes are discussed as a means of finding creative solutions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The importance of effective communication as a technique is explained and an indication is given of the consequences of poor communication for group dynamics. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to active listening, assertiveness, non-verbal communication and clear self expression.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process of review and reflection is demonstrated as a means of monitoring individual and group achievement. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by a relevant accredited ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant accredited ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work as member of a team in that the unit standard is focused on teamwork 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in participating as a member of a group or team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate cultural sensitivity in group relationships. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Core  57937   General Education and Training Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2015-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  48783   National Certificate: Financial Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  INSETA 
    Core  49772   National Certificate: Archaeology  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  66029   General Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50307   National Certificate: Bread and Flour Confectionery Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  58955   National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CHIETA 


    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. 2Inspire skills Training 
    2. Annacol Training Consultants 
    3. Bidvest Bakery Solutions 
    4. CKP Development Agency cc 
    5. CROSS-SECTORAL PROVIDER 
    6. faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Livwell Training Institute (pty) Ltd 
    8. MEGA MINDS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    9. MEWP TRAINING ACADEMY CC 
    10. RICHTEK CAMPUS. UMFOLOZI COLLEGE 
    11. RJM Educational Consulting 
    12. Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd 
    13. The Fresh Foods Academy (Pty) Ltd 



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