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

Initiate a ministry in a church or community for people living with HIV/AIDS 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116759  Initiate a ministry in a church or community for people living with HIV/AIDS 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Christian Theology and Ministry   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies Religious and Ethical Foundations of Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-08-07  2010-08-07  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2011-08-07   2014-08-31  

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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Explain the causes and modes of transmission of HIV/AIDS
  • Address some of the theological questions with regards to HIV/AIDS
  • Express their own Christian response to HIV/AIDS
  • Initiate a ministry in the church or community for People Living with HIV/AIDS 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners are assumed to be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following scope and context applies to the whole unit standard:
  • The initiative can be taken by the individual him/herself or as part of a group.
  • The initiative should be supported and monitored by a person experienced in working with people living with HIV/AIDS. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the causes and modes of transmission of HIV/AIDS. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The causes and effects of the virus are explained in language that is easily understood. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Modes of transmission are clearly described including both common and unusual modes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Myths, misconceptions and false information surrounding the cause and transmission of the virus are addressed with reference to authentic texts. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Address some of the theological questions with regards to HIV/AIDS. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Biblical norms with regard to sexuality and moral conduct are investigated from readings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Similar situations of social exclusion in the Bible are analysed and compared, e.g. leprosy, mental disease and demon possession 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Christ's teaching about love and acceptance is incorporated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The positions of the Church is ex[lained with regard to prevention of the transmission of the virus are investigated and critiqued. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Initiate a ministry in the church or community for people living with HIV/AIDS. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A survey of the pastoral HIV/AIDS ministry is undertaken in the local church and community 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A simple analysis is completed which highlights community facilities and programmes already in place as well as what is still needed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A suitable initiative is identified which complements the survey of current pastoral ministries as well as the analysis of existing programmes in the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The needs identified in the analysis are explained with reference to the degree with which they are met. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A rationale for the initiative is given which shows insight into the effect of the disease itself on persons and the community as well as some of the theological issues arising. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The initiative is undertaken and reported on with evaluations being done by both the learner and participants. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers of learning towards this unit standard will need to meet the accreditation requirements the
    relevant ETQA.

    The moderation requirements of the relevant ETQA must be met in order to award credit to learners
    for this unit standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic information on the HIV/AIDS virus
  • Prevailing myths and misconceptions about the disease especially those circulating in the context of the learner
  • Biblical principles relating to life styles, love, acceptance and hope.
  • Public programmes and government aid information
  • Basic listening and counselling skills in relation to people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Introductory skills in working with groups, work-shopping and initiating a ministry/project 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems: through listening skills and basic facilitation as well as in the initiation of a ministry in response to HIV/AIDS. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams: through sharing the pastoral load and working with those affected by HIV/AIDS. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively: included in the research and needs analysis as well as in organising an initiative. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information: research and evaluation of the ministry initiated 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically: through handling basic medical information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full development of oneself: through growing in awareness and sensitivity to the needs of those affected by and living with HIV/AIDS 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Elective  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49057   Further Education and Training Certificate: Theology and Ministry  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  HW 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 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.
     
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    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.