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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop and support communities in Victim Empowerment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117885  Develop and support communities in Victim Empowerment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Victim Empowerment 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
The qualifying learner will be able to compile a basic profile of a local community. The learner will further be able to provide information, support and assistance to senior Victim Empowerment practitioners in community mobilisation, advocacy campaigns and workshops in the field of Victim Empowerment.

Learners accredited with this Unit Standard will be capable of:
  • Planning and conducting a local community profile
  • Organising and conducting education and awareness projects
  • Supporting and assisting senior Victim Empowerment practitioners in mobilisation, advocacy campaigns and workshops 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner will be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF level 1 or equivalent competence.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF level 1 or equivalent competence. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and conduct a local community profile. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of conducting a local community profile is explained according to organisational practices and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The steps to be followed in compiling a local community profile are identified according to community development practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Community development tools in relation to the content of the community profile project are prepared and selected appropriately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Community stakeholders are consulted when entering a local community according to norms set out in community development practice and standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A basic community profile is conducted using appropriate methods and tools. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Organise and conduct education and awareness campaigns. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Participants are organised according to the appropriate target audience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The appropriate education/awareness campaign methods is identified, selected and applied in the Victim Empowerment sector. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Projects include, but are not limited to: news and feature stories, press conference, newsletters, posters, flyers, brochures, awareness programmes, etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An education/awareness campaign is facilitated in an identified Victim Empowerment sector. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Support and assist senior Victim Empowerment practitioners in mobilisation, advocacy campaigns and workshops. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The mobilisation and advocacy processes are explained in terms of how they contribute to change in the Victim Empowerment sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential stakeholders, partners, resources and other forms of support to enhance Victim Empowerment activities and sustain commitment are identified and described in terms of their role. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Basic workshop skills and methods are demonstrated through discussions and debate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The appropriate advocacy materials are prepared and used for campaigns appropriate to the content and context of the project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The layout and arrangements of the learning environment is set up according to current practice in Victim Empowerment sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Relevant sections of a workshop are facilitated with the appropriate learning material. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard and the related Exit Level Outcomes of the Qualification must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • External Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.
  • The accredited Training Provider will oversee internal moderation of assessment.
  • Internal and external moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in this Unit Standard as well as the integrated competence described in the Exit Level Outcome of the Qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge component of this unit standard is derived from the following:
  • Methods and tools to compile community profiles.
  • Methods to conduct awareness and advocacy campaigns.
  • Workshop facilitation techniques. 

  • 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 developing and supporting communities within the context of Victim Empowerment by using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community to provide community development and support in a Victim Empowerment context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and evaluate information in compiling a local community profile and conducting education/awareness programmes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in consulting community stakeholders and supporting senior Victim Empowerment practitioners. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the social development of the community by participating as a responsible citizen in the life of a local community. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with a relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessors must be in possession of a Qualification in Victim Empowerment or a related sub-field of Human and Social Studies at a minimum of NQF level 3. 

  • 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  49279   National Certificate: Victim Empowerment and Support  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  66749   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  49600   National Certificate: Development Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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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    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.