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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Participate in public education and advocacy campaigns in communities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119726  Participate in public education and advocacy campaigns in communities 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 accredited with this unit standard, in combination with other content related unit standards, will be able to assist management in developing, conducting and assessing the effectiveness of public education and advocacy campaigns in their target community.

A learner accredited with this unit standard will be capable of: (under supervision):
  • Describing the role of awareness and advocacy campaigns in South African communities.
  • Understanding in the development of public education and advocacy campaigns.
  • Facilitating the implementation of public education and advocacy campaigns and evaluate its success. 

  • 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 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range of structures include, but is not limited to: Human Rights Commission, Gender Commission, Office of the Public Protector, Independent Complaints Directorate, Consumer Council etc.

    Range of methods include, but is not limited to: multi-media campaigns [print, visual and audio], community mobilisation, workshops, awareness weeks etc.

    Range of stakeholders include, but is not limited to: State departments, NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, local government and community leaders.

    Range of materials include, but not limited to: press releases, paid and unpaid advertising, newsletters, posters, flyers, brochures, fact sheets, websites etc. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the role of awareness and advocacy campaigns in South African communities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The rights and needs of the target audience are defined as outlined in the South African Constitution and related legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate structures to enforce individual's rights are identified according to the relevant sector. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of structures include, but is not limited to: Human Rights Commission, Gender Commission, Office of the Public Protector, Independent Complaints Directorate, Consumer Council etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The value of multi-disciplinary and inter-sectoral collaboration in conducting advocacy and awareness campaigns are explained using case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Appropriate methods and tools to create awareness of and promote individual's rights are described as per relevant case studies. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of methods include, but is not limited to: multi-media campaigns [print, visual and audio], community mobilisation, workshops, awareness weeks etc.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand the development of public education and advocacy campaigns. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Based on the situational analysis of the community, the problem/issue is clearly defined as practiced in the relevant sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Problems and issues that may benefit from advocacy and awareness campaigns are identified as per organisational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The objectives and outcomes of the identified advocacy campaign are defined as practiced in the relevant sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The target audience is identified based on the situational analysis adopted for the campaign. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Other participating stakeholders are identified according to the campaign objectives and techniques to engage them is explained as practiced in the relevant sector. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of stakeholders include, but is not limited to: State departments, NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, local government and community leaders.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The individual's role in the implementation of the advocacy and awareness campaign is identified as per organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Facilitate the implementation of public education and advocacy campaigns and evaluate its success. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant public education and advocacy materials are prepared and used to achieve advocacy goals and objectives as per organisational policies and procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of materials include, but not limited to: press releases, paid and unpaid advertising, newsletters, posters, flyers, brochures, fact sheets, websites etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Individual and community responses to the campaign are recorded in accordance with sector guidelines and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Feedback on the implementation of campaigns is collated and analysed according to the organisation/ institution/workplace policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A report on findings on the impact and implementation of the campaign is compiled and submitted to the relevant stakeholders as per organisation policies and procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Moderation:
  • 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 
  • South African Constitution
  • Human rights and related structures
  • Community structures and dynamics
  • The Service Charter for Victims of Crime (2004)
  • Integrated Victim Empowerment Policy 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community to implement public education and advocacy campaigns in South African communities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively to achieve the objectives and goals of the public education and advocacy campaign. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and evaluating information to ensure that the identified public education and advocacy campaign is implemented according to organisational policies and procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Using oral and written forms of Communication effectively to persuade all role-players to collaborate in implementing public education and advocacy campaigns in South African communities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and requires an multi-disciplinary and inter-sectoral approach. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local target communities by applying public education and advocacy methods and techniques to address problems/issues. 

    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 relevant Qualification in the field of Human and Social Studies or a related sub-field at a minimum of NQF level 4. 

  • 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  49688   National Certificate: Victim Empowerment  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  66749   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50041   Further Education and Training Certificate: Probation Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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 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. Childline South Africa 
    2. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    3. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    4. Gotsec Skills Training 
    5. Heartbeat Centre for Community Development t/a Heartbeat 
    6. Johannesburg Child Welfare Society 
    7. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    8. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    9. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    10. Retshetse Training Project 
    11. SERITI INSTITUTE 
    12. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Tembe Service Providers 



    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.