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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119336  Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  12 
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 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within a Public Sector environment, specialising in Public Finance Management and Administration, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to public officials who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards becoming an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector
  • Compiling human resources plan
  • Managing performance of individuals within a team
  • Recruiting and selecting staff
  • Managing the training and development of individuals within a team 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard must be in possession of a Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of the human resources function is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All legislation relating to human resources management is reviewed and explained in relation to public sector human resources requirement. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Human resources legislation includes but is not limited to Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Public service disciplinary codes and practices are explained and applied where relevant. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Codes of conduct include but are not limited to public service codes of conduct and ethics, dispute resolution codes of conduct.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The link between human resource management and integrated development plans are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Compile a human resources plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A human resources plan is compiled in line with strategic objectives of organisation, the goals and objectives of a division and in line with legislative requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Labour related regulations and principles are applied in the planning and recruitment strategies of employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Human resources plan is monitored and reviewed on an ongoing basis according to work requirements and any changing legislation and/or public sector policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Manage performance of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The performance management system that applies to public sector finance and administration is sourced and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The performance management monitoring and review tools are integrated into overall management function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Performance reviews are conducted at regular intervals with individuals and codes of conduct relating to performance reviews are firmly established. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All related reports to performance reviews are documented and kept on record. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Disciplinary practices are undertaken where necessary and appropriate mechanism are utilized to ensure constructive feedback according to public sector disciplinary practices and codes of conduct. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Recruit and select staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Recruitment plan is drawn up according to divisional needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Recruitment policies relating to internal and external recruitment are complied with. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Job descriptions are drawn up and interviewing questions designed accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any assessment tools are reviewed and effectively utilized for selection purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Recruitment and selection methodologies are effectively implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Recruitment methodologies include but are not limited to advertising for posts, reviewing applications according to job descriptions and pre-agreed criteria, interview questionnaires, assessment tools.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Selection process is implemented according to public sector policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Manage the training and development of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Training and development plans are compiled according to related legislation and public sector policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate providers are sourced, evaluated and appointed for external training requirements and schedules for such training programmes are drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Internal trainers are sourced for internal training requirements and schedules for training programmes drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Assessment policies relating to training and development interventions are adhered to and trainee is briefed in accordance with legislative practices and public sector policies and procedures relating to assessment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Training and development is monitored and evaluated on an ongoing basis to ensure skills transfer back at the workplace. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • The principles of Human Resources
  • Human Resources Legislation including the Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act, Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act
  • Recruitment and selection strategies, policies and procedures
  • Performance management systems
  • Performance review mechanisms
  • Training processes and interventions
  • Codes of conduct including dispute resolution and codes of conduct and ethics pertaining to public sector 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to manage human resources within the public sector. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to create strong working teams and good working relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all human resources plans and implementation strategies are integrated into overall job function. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information in order to assess progress relating to training, recruitment and selection, performance and overall development of teams. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to gather and disseminate human resources related information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in ensuring that human resources legislation and practices are effectively implemented. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that human resources problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and form part of a national plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that all human resources legislative requirements are adhered to within the public sector finance and administration. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49554   National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    4. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    5. Akili Training 
    6. All Access Holdings 
    7. Amabamba Recruitment 
    8. Amadube Investments CC 
    9. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    10. Ashley Maloka Consulting 
    11. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    12. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    13. Bantubanye Skills 
    14. Bavuse Trading Enterprises cc 
    15. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    16. Blue Poplar 
    17. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    18. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    19. Break The Chains Development Services 
    20. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    21. BW Khuzwayo Consulting CC 
    22. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    23. Chuma Development Consultants 
    24. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    25. Colgene Group 
    26. Continuing Education Programme 
    27. Crimsonblu (PTY) LTD 
    28. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    29. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    30. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    32. DialNx Consultants 
    33. Didintle Training Services 
    34. Dijama Training Academy 
    35. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
    36. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    37. Edequette Training Institute 
    38. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    39. Envirogreen 
    40. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Express Model 405 
    43. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    44. FRN Holdings 
    45. Frugatrax Consultants 
    46. Gauteng Association Of Local Authorities 
    47. Giant Alive Services 
    48. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    49. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    50. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    51. Growth Management Consulting 
    52. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    53. Hadima Training Academy 
    54. Hamonate Consulting 
    55. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    56. HS GLOBAL SKILLS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    57. Ikhaya Training and Consulting 
    58. Ilinge Labantu Debt Solution 
    59. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    60. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    61. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    62. Isipho Equiping (Pty) Ltd 
    63. Jobafrik Consulting 
    64. Johsie Enertprise 
    65. K Shabangu FET College 
    66. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    67. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    68. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    69. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    70. Kelsey Events and Business Consulting 
    71. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    72. Kgolo Institute 
    73. Khabolwazi Pty LTD 
    74. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    75. Kia Chuma 
    76. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    77. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    78. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    79. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    80. Letlotlo La Gae (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    82. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    83. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    84. Mahayi HRD Services cc 
    85. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    86. Makhophila Business Enterprise 
    87. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    88. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    89. Manpower Skills Academy 
    90. Maono Tai Consulting and Training 
    91. Maqhawe College 
    92. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    93. Maritime Business Institute 
    94. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    95. MashMP Holdings 
    96. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    97. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    98. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    99. Matsila Holdings 
    100. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    101. Miczo's Enterprise 
    102. Misol Projects cc 
    103. Mission Point Consulting 
    104. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    105. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    106. Morar Incorporated 
    107. Morena Empire Investment 
    108. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    109. Motheo Skills Entity 
    110. MOVING AHEAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 
    111. MTHENGENYA & ASSOCIATES 
    112. Murusu Mining Resources 
    113. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    114. Networx for Career Development 
    115. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    116. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    117. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    118. NORKEM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    119. NS Global Academy 
    120. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    121. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    122. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
    123. Pachi Global Foundation 
    124. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    125. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    126. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    127. Powernexus 
    128. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    129. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    130. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    131. Quick Leap Investment 
    132. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    133. Sekakopamo Holdings 
    134. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    135. Solstice Networks CC. 
    136. Summat Training Institute 
    137. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    138. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    139. Tankimo Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    140. TCNS Resources (PTY) Ltd 
    141. The Crimson CO CC. 
    142. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    143. Tlaletso Consultants 
    144. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    145. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    146. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    147. Tsebo Kitso Trainings 
    148. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    149. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    150. Ubuholi Bendabuko Capacity Building (PTY) Ltd 
    151. Umfolozi FET College 
    152. Umqondo Consultancy 
    153. Unakho Business Solutions 
    154. University of North West 
    155. University of Pretoria 
    156. University of Venda 
    157. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    158. Vicmat Consultants 
    159. Vuselela FET College - Central Office 
    160. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    161. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    162. Wits University 
    163. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    164. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 



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