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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Evaluate and promote education training and development (ETD) providers, services and products for organisational use 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123400  Evaluate and promote education training and development (ETD) providers, services and products for organisational use 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Occupationally-directed ETD Practitioners 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 05 - Education, Training and Development Adult Learning 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
9939  Evaluate learning systems  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  18  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will be useful to those who intend to conduct internal or external evaluations of education, training and development providers, products and services to meet an established learning need within an organisation.

People credited with this unit standard are capable of:
  • Establishing organisational learning needs and potential solutions.
  • Planning and organise the evaluation.
  • Evaluating providers, products and services.
  • Promoting providers, products and services to the organisation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners have knowledge and understanding of the contexts of evaluations, and understand the principles, concepts and structures of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and quality management systems (QMS), with particular reference to learning interventions, assessment, moderation and verification. It is also assumed that learners have practical experience of Education, Training and Development. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard applies to both internal and external evaluations. While the scope and purpose of internal and external evaluations might differ, the processes used will be essentially the same. Consequently, candidates can achieve credit for this unit standard in the context of either internal and/or external evaluations.

    For the purposes of award of this unit standard, the evaluator must demonstrate the ability to carry out evaluations of ETD providers, products and related services to meet a variety of learning needs at different levels and within different contexts in the organisation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish organisational learning needs and potential solutions. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Potential solutions may be in the form of internal or external ETD providers, products and services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learning needs within the organisation are verified through reliable sources. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Sources may include workplace skills plans, organisational ETD plans and stakeholder workshops.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Verified learning needs are defined in terms of required outcomes of learning, target group and priority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Potential solutions are identified through reliable sources and are based on a match with organisational needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Potential solutions are invited and/or gathered for evaluation in line with organisational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Invitations include a terms of reference for providers where applicable.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan and organise the evaluation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The objectives of the evaluation and policies guiding evaluations are defined and confirmed with relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The evaluation criteria and the evidence required are clearly identified and agreed with relevant stakeholders and/or roleholders. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Criteria will relate to a variety of factors, including but not limited to cost, match with organisational needs and culture, track record and profile of provider, proven success rate, timeframes for delivery, provider capacity, SAQA alignment, quality management, general management and administration, learner support services, client relationship.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A plan is developed providing details of the evaluation and enabling the objectives of the evaluation to be met within available resources. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Details include evaluation approach, timing of evaluation activities, expected duration, resources and information required, roles and responsibilities of participants, recording and reporting mechanisms.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Recording instruments and support documentation are prepared to ensure the efficient collection and evaluation of the required evidence. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Instruments and documentation could include any combinations of checklists, accreditation criteria, quality standards, organisation charts, previous evaluation reports and quality system documentation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Plans and preparations ensure fairness of evaluations and take into account ethical considerations such as potential conflicts of interest. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate providers, products and services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The evaluation complies with evaluation principles, ethics and various other requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Evaluation principles include accuracy, fairness, objectivity, completeness, validity, reliability and openness.
  • Ethics includes confidentiality, avoiding misrepresentation and conflicts of interest and protection of copyrights and intellectual property.
  • Other requirements include any policies, procedures and requirements of the organisation/s involved, any relevant legislative and/or regulatory requirements and any other special industry conditions.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Evaluative decisions are made in terms of pre-determined and agreed evaluation criteria and on the basis of sufficient and verifiable evidence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Short lists or selections are justified by evidence of the most favourable match with agreed criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Decisions and/or recommendations are recorded and reported according to organisational requirements, with sufficient information to reveal the evaluation process, results and justifications for the decisions or recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Registers of providers, products and services, together with evaluation results and recommendations are maintained for further use. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Promote providers, products and services to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Target groups for promotion are identified according to need and decision-making responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The promotional strategies are suited to the organisational environment, budgetary constraints, target group/s and the nature of the providers, products or services to be promoted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Promotional activities and materials are in line with the promotional strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The promotion provides sufficient and accurate information regarding the purpose and benefits of the provider, products or services to enable target group/s to make informed decisions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The promotion is successful in raising awareness within the target group/s, thus enhancing the potential for the effective use of the selected provider, product or service. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessors for this unit standard must be registered with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Providers of learning towards this unit standard must be accredited through the relevant ETQA by SAQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following knowledge is embedded within the unit standard, and will be assessed directly or indirectly through assessment of the specific outcomes in terms of the assessment criteria:
  • Outcomes-based education, training and development.
  • Learning styles and methodologies.
  • Principles of assessment.
  • Evaluation principles and methods.
  • The principles and mechanisms of the NQF.
  • ETQA requirements for programme approval.
  • Quality Assurance Systems. 

  • 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:
  • Planning for and dealing with problems that arise during evaluation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively in a team using critical and creative thinking:
  • Working with personnel from providers and accrediting bodies during and after evaluation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities:
  • Planning, preparing, conducting and recording the evaluation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • Gather, evaluate and judge evidence and the evaluation process. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • Communicating during the evaluation and providing feedback. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the world as a set of related systems:
  • Understanding the impact of quality assurance systems and the related evaluation on individuals and organisations. 

  • 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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 9939, "Evaluate learning systems", Level 6, 18 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50334   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50333   National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50331   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP 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. A5 Competence Evolution 
    2. Abinet Training and Development 
    3. Academy for Continuous Professional Development 
    4. Academy of People Development (PTY) LTD 
    5. Academy Training Group 
    6. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    7. Accreditation & Training Services 
    8. Advantage Training Services cc 
    9. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY)LTD 
    10. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    12. AQUARIUS SKILLS SOLUTION 
    13. Aquila Summa Offensa Responsio Iugales Praestructio (ASORIP) (NPC) 
    14. Assessment & RPL College (Pty) Ltd 
    15. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    16. ATE Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Bogolo Ba Thuto Training Academy 
    18. Bohlali Provider Support 
    19. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events cc 
    20. Bonang Training & Development 
    21. BORDERGATE EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND PROJECTS 
    22. BPK Trading and Project 
    23. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    24. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    25. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    26. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    27. Business Development Unit (PTY)Ltd 
    28. Business Intelligence Trading 48 (PTY) LTD 
    29. Chartall Business College 
    30. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
    31. Compass Academy of Learning 
    32. Cool Ideas 1 (PTY) LTD. t/a VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    33. D and D Lwazi Renaissance Research and Development Institute 
    34. D M Management and Consulting 
    35. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    36. Ditebogo Consultancy 
    37. Ditshiamiso Business Enterprise cc 
    38. Divine Inspiration Trading 704 PTY Ltd 
    39. DRM Skills Academy 
    40. Eagles Wings Skills Development Consultants 
    41. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    42. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Enjo Consultants 
    44. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    45. Esigangeni General Trading 
    46. FICS Ekurhuleni West 
    47. Future Performance Training and Development 
    48. Gotsec Skills Training 
    49. HEART Solutions 
    50. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    51. Igugu Training and Investments 
    52. IN TUITION 
    53. Inkwazi Learning Network 
    54. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    55. Isamon Integrated 
    56. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    57. Isibani Skills Academy 
    58. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    59. IYAM Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    60. Jale Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    61. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    62. Josmap Training Institute 
    63. Jothavir Skilling t/a Eduskills Rainbow 
    64. Kapoko Trading Enterprise 5 
    65. Karabo Info Centre and Trading 
    66. Katiso-kuno Consulting 
    67. Kgaka Kgolo Institute 
    68. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    69. Khaas Training Academy 
    70. kitso Interventions 
    71. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    72. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    73. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    74. Learning Performance Link 
    75. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    76. Life Projects 
    77. Loago Business Consulting 
    78. M3i Skills Development 
    79. Maccauvlei Learning Academy 
    80. Mapheto Business Enterprises t/a MBE 
    81. Matimba Management and Labour cc 
    82. Mawethu Training 
    83. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    84. MIET 
    85. Mthimkhulu Skills Development Services 
    86. Mtk Corporation Solutions 
    87. MWG Logistical Services 
    88. Ndzalama Training 
    89. Nero Training Consultants cc 
    90. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    91. Networx for Career Development 
    92. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    93. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    94. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    95. NTI College 
    96. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    97. OMNI HR CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    98. Opehst Trading 
    99. Organisation Test 1 
    100. Pachi Global Foundation 
    101. Paradise Skills Development 
    102. PC Educational Holdings 
    103. PCS LEARNING SOLUTIONS 
    104. PEAKFORD MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    105. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    106. Phakamisa Training Company 
    107. Phangwana Consulting and Training Services 
    108. Pholo Human Capital 
    109. Pitt Institute T/A Imithombo Institute 
    110. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    111. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    112. PRIOR LEARNING CENTRE 
    113. PRO-ACTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES COLLEGE/PTY/LTD 
    114. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    115. QPD CONSULTANTS 
    116. Reflections Development Institute 
    117. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    118. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    119. Retshetse Training Project 
    120. S A Skills Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    121. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    122. SAKHISISIZWE PROJECTS 
    123. Sanchaa Connection 
    124. Scan Training Solutions 
    125. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    126. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
    127. Sisazi Consulting 
    128. Sizani Consulting cc 
    129. SKILLS DYNAMICS AFRICA PTY LTD 
    130. Sondela Academy PTY LtD 
    131. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    132. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    133. Starplex 489 cc 
    134. Tembe Service Providers 
    135. The Institute of People Development 
    136. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    137. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING(PTY) LTD 
    138. THE SKILLS FACTOR 
    139. The Skills Launchpad 
    140. The Supreme Training Academy 
    141. Thobologo Training and Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    142. Thuto Adult Centre 
    143. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    144. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
    145. TMG Quality Services 
    146. Train 2 Teach (PTY) Ltd 
    147. Training Answers 
    148. True Reflection Training and Development cc 
    149. Tsheko-ke-Mokwena Transport and Projects (PTY) Ltd 
    150. Tshepo Hope Consulting 
    151. TSHIRELETSO COMMUNITY CARE CENTRE 
    152. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    153. Umzansi Educational Programs Centre 
    154. VUTLHARI BYA DZONGA CONSULTANTS 
    155. Zamsiba Development Consultants 



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