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

Oversee the professional execution of daily functions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115348  Oversee the professional execution of daily functions 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Visible Policing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-12-02  2007-12-02  SAQA 1057/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-12-02   2011-12-02  

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 for persons in the field of safety and society with specific reference to policing, those who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of members.
A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Obtain and interpret crime-related information to support planning and decision making
  • Plan daily and weekly duties
  • Maintain an efficient and effective unit
  • Ensure good order and discipline and adherence to standard
  • Enforce adherence to legislative prescripts
  • Provide input on planning and decision making meetings
  • Handle complaints against members
  • Supervise administrative procedures
    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of any learner within the safety in society environment and more specifically within the border control discipline by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the safety in society environment. This unit standard could lead to the National Diploma in Policing Level 6. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication and mathematical literacy at level 4 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard applies to persons that will oversee the execution of daily functions with a level of authority to take decisions. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Obtain and interpret crime-related information to support planning and decision making. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Available crime information is obtained from the stakeholders 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The crime statistics are interpreted and duties are planned with other role-players in line with the interpretation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roles of the various role-players are clarified with the relevant role-players 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A duty planning format is used during the planning session 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The concepts "modus operandi", "crime patterns" and "crime statistics" are explained according to the definitions of the concepts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The sources of information are used in planning duties 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan daily and weekly duties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tasks to be performed are prioritised and specified to members 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Time is allocated for the completion of own and other duties 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Approval is obtained from stakeholders to conduct duties 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The purpose of the duties is explained to members 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Resources for the execution of duties are made available 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The execution time for the duties is communicated to members 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Measurements are taken to ensure own safety and that of all role-players 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    The geographical lay out of the area is marked for the purpose of execution of duties 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Confidentiality is maintained amongst all members at all times 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain an efficient and effective unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A parade is conducted when members report on and off duty to ensure attendance and compliance with organisational requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Members are inspected, posted and released according to the planned duty sheet 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Pocketbooks are inspected and signed according to prescripts 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Members are briefed on activities to be performed according to the planned duty sheet 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Members are debriefed, feedback is obtained, after completion of duties 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Equipment is checked for working condition 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Tasks to be performed are delegated according to the delegation principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    The Information Book is utilized as a communication tool to members 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Ensure good order and discipline and adherence to standard. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Misconduct/alleged misconduct is investigated and handled according to organisational disciplinary prescripts 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Unacceptable behaviour is discouraged by disciplinary actions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Information is made available to members regarding discipline and standards according to organisational Code of Conduct 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Organisational disciplinary regulations, prescripts and Code of Conduct are explained to members 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Enforce adherence to legislative prescripts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is made available to members regarding what is expected in terms of various Acts governing conduct and behaviour 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Amendments to Acts are communicated to members if required 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The impact of non-adherence to legislative prescripts are explained to members 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The different Acts which impact on policing conduct and behaviour are listed 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Provide input on planning and decision making meetings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information obtained during the execution of duties is assessed and made available to stakeholders 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Alternative solutions to problems encountered during the execution of duties, are researched according to research methodology principles 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Recommendations are made, and approval is obtained, in decision- making meetings on the agreed researched solutions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Solutions are communicated to members, and implemented during executions of duties 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Handle complaints against members. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A statement is obtained from the person who registered a complaint 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The complaint is assessed for the nature of seriousness 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The complaint is registered according to the organisational disciplinary procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An interview is conducted with member involved 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Decisive action is taken to resolve the complaint 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 8 
    Supervise administrative procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is received from members on the execution of duties 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A consolidated report is compiled regarding the execution of duties of members 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Administrative duties is concluded regarding execution of duties 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Outstanding matters are highlighted for further attention 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The consolidated report is forwarded to relevant stakeholders 


    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 must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
    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

    The standard describes competent performance in doing physical techniques that will enhance their job performance, and lay down the criteria by which competence should be judged, as well as the range of circumstances in which competence should be demonstrated. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic understanding of organisational procedure and techniques
  • A Broad understanding of Regulation, legislature, policies, theory: rules, laws, principles related to the professional execution of daily functions 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    The following critical cross field outcomes need to be addressed and assessed in this unit standard;

    Use resources economically and cost effective in the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to diagnostic/remedial coaching pertaining the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a supervisor preparing for the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities so that all requirements are met in achieving competence in planning, designing, executing & coaching all types the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information related to all aspects of the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when dealing with learners on the professional execution of daily functionsUse resources economically and cost effective in the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that legislative requirements are interrelated with the professional execution of daily functions 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Integrated assessment methods and tools will allow the candidate to demonstrate that she/he has acquired knowledge of and can safely and effectively apply competence identified in this unit standard.

    These tools include the following:
  • In-site (on-the-job) observations
  • Role-play simulations
  • Structured group discussions
  • Written reports (e.g. tests, exams, case studies, projects, registers, logbooks, workbooks)
  • Verbal report backs (presentations)
  • Portfolios of evidence
  • Projects (physical visits to Government Departments)
  • Experiential learning
  • Working in teams
  • Scenario sketching

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (For example, the written method of assessing knowledge or on-job demonstration of practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitude.

    Supplementary information:

    Specified requirements
    Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
    Legal
  • Employment Equity Act
  • South African Police Service Act
  • Constitution of South Africa
  • Specifications, agreements and policies and procedures

    Credits
    Total hours required by the learner to achieve the required outcomes:
    Activity Hours
    Classroom learning 18
    Structured learning in the workplace learning 12
    Self directed learning 10
    Coaching required 10
    Other 00
    Total 50

    Credits achieved: 5 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48865   National Diploma: Policing  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 
    Core  63689   Bachelor of Arts: Geographical Information Science  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2018-06-30   
    Core  63711   Bachelor of Geographical Information Science (GISc)  Level 7  NQF Level 07  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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