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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Consider and issue arbitration awards in labour disputes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119932  Consider and issue arbitration awards in labour disputes 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 learner credited with this Unit standard will be able to interpret and apply Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act to applications referred in terms of South African Labour Legislation and/or recognised dispute resolution procedures in a bargaining council collective agreement and/or private agency.

The learner will be able to:
  • Evaluate applications filed in terms of Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act (LRA).
  • Issue an arbitration award in terms of Section 142A applications. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Applications in terms of Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Evaluate applications in labour disputes. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The term "settlement agreement" is defined and explained outlining the implications for all parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The rationale in evaluating applications with reference to relevant legislation is explained outlining the purpose of screening applications. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act (LRA).
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An application is verified with reference to relevant legislation/statutes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The jurisdiction of the application is determined with reference to relevant legislation/statutes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relevant legislation and statutes refers to Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) rules and Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act (LRA).
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Issue an arbitration award. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All relevant factors, applications and processes are considered in making the award. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Section 142A of the Labour Relations Act; Relevant factors and applications / processes includes rescission applications and review applications.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The required documentation is completed and recorded in accordance with applicable legislation and/or statutes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legislation and statutes includes CCMA Rules and the LRA.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The arbitration award is presented for enforcement in clear and concise form with all amounts quantified. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • This Unit standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by a relevant accredited ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant accredited ETQA.
  • An 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 with 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 with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation of that ETQA, at its discretion, in terms of agreements reached about assessment and moderation between various ETQAs (including professional bodies). 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Applicable Labour legislation
  • CCMA Rules 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution in creative ways through identifying and solving problems that may arise in the evaluation of section 142A applications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing all relevant factors and/or applications and processes before issuing an arbitration award. 

    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
    Elective  93994   National Diploma: Labour Relations Practice: Dispute Resolution  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: 
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