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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Plan and prepare meeting communications 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13934  Plan and prepare meeting communications 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Administration 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Office Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  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 will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification at level 3 or are working in an administrative environment, including SMME`s (Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises), where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to the learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

Learners will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas in the business environment, or to strive towards professional standards and practice at higher levels.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the agenda of meetings
  • Explaining the purpose and objective of minutes of meetings
  • Taking minutes of meetings 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners will have demonstrated competence in communication at NQF level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Resources for agenda will include chairperson, committees, members, matters arising from previous minutes.
  • Resources for minute taking will include sufficient paper, pen, pencils, eraser, tapes, tape recorder, extension cord, note book, minute book, resolutions and agenda. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the agenda of meetings 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The advantages of a well constructed agenda are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Matters on agenda appear in a logical and systematical order. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Sources of agenda matters are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. An agenda is produced in the required format and time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the purpose and objective of minutes of meetings 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Types of minutes are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of accurate recording and producing of minutes is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The distribution list is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Methods of distributing minutes is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The reasons for distributing minutes promptly is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Take minutes of meetings 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Resources required for minute taking are identified, listed and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Items to be included in minutes of meeting are listed and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Attendees to meeting are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The characteristics of good minutes are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Minutes are concise and accurate and reflect proceedings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Minutes are produced and distributed in required format and time frame. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation and Moderation:

    The services Educational Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA) will accredit providers offering learning towards these standard and register assessors. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Methods and techniques for taking minutes
  • Resources required for agenda and meeting
  • Listening techniques 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to taking of minutes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the preparing of the meeting agenda. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities in order to have an organised agenda and for the preparation of minute taking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information during the meeting in order to write concise and accurate minutes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders of the meeting. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems understanding the consequences of poor minutes. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  57823   National Certificate: Ward Committee Governance  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  67465   National Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  60650   Professional Qualification: Business Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49648   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  63189   National Certificate: Medical Laboratory Assistance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67463   Further Education and Training Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  23976   National Certificate: Local Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-08-13  PSETA 


    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. 3L Development 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. Academy of York Pty Ltd 
    4. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    5. Africa Corporate Training Institute and HR Consulting 
    6. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    7. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    8. All Access Holdings 
    9. Alpha Business Consultants 
    10. Amabamba Recruitment 
    11. Amadube Investments CC 
    12. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    13. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    14. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
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    17. Bantubanye Skills 
    18. Be for sunset trading and projects 266 
    19. Birnam Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    21. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    22. Boston City Campus and Business College (PTY) Ltd 
    23. Brainwave Projects 342 CC 
    24. Break The Chains Development Services 
    25. Brilliant Affairs 
    26. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    27. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Busma Legal & Labour Services 
    29. Buyisiwe Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    30. BW Khuzwayo Consulting CC 
    31. CB Willemse Training 
    32. Chartall Business College 
    33. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    34. College of Production Technology 
    35. Continuing Education Programme 
    36. Cosmic Gold Trading 173 cc 
    37. Cre8ive Organisational Development 
    38. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    39. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    40. CTU Training Solutions 
    41. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    44. DialNx Consultants 
    45. Dijama Training Academy 
    46. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    47. Dr. J.L.D institute For Humanities and Development Praxis 
    48. Edutraining Business College 
    49. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    50. Essential Skills 
    51. Ethekwini Corporate and Human Resources Skills Development Unit 
    52. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    53. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Express Model 405 
    55. Freddy Mfana Trading Enterprise 
    56. Frugatrax Consultants 
    57. Fumani Ma-Afrika Group 
    58. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    59. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    60. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    61. GORDAN INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS SCIENCE 
    62. Gotsec Skills Training 
    63. Green Horizon Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    64. Growth Management Consulting 
    65. HDPSA 
    66. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    67. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    68. Hlombe and Associates 
    69. HS GLOBAL SKILLS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    70. IGKM Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    71. Ikhaya Training and Consulting 
    72. IKHWEZI MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE CC 
    73. Ilinge Labantu Debt Solution 
    74. Impact Emergency Technologies CC 
    75. Infomage 
    76. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    77. IQ Academy (previously known as Fernwood Business College) 
    78. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    79. ITO Focus Reagile 
    80. Iziko Capacity Building CC. 
    81. Jezilla Projects 
    82. JIT Projects 
    83. JNUTO Trading and Projects 
    84. Jobafrik Consulting 
    85. Josmap Training Institute 
    86. Jucamo Shelf 4 CC. 
    87. Kairos Training College 
    88. Kalideen Management 
    89. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    90. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    91. Kgolo Institute 
    92. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    93. Khosithi Training 
    94. Kia Chuma 
    95. KMS COLLEGE 
    96. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    97. Kokilesedi Trading 
    98. Kuyakhula Development Initiatives 
    99. KWCRS CC. 
    100. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    101. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    102. Lekopani Training Institute 
    103. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    104. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    105. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    106. Lizwa Ntlabati Trading CC 
    107. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    108. Mageza Project Management 
    109. Mahayi HRD Services cc 
    110. Maile Consulting 
    111. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    112. Makhophila Business Enterprise 
    113. Malanga Management Services 
    114. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    115. Mantrapro (PTY) LTD. 
    116. Maqhawe College 
    117. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    118. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    119. Matsila Holdings 
    120. Mazasa Management Consulting CC. 
    121. Mbokazi & Mkhize 
    122. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    123. Miczo's Enterprise 
    124. Mimoisa Business Solutions CC 
    125. Minotime (PTY) LTD 
    126. Misol Projects cc 
    127. Mission Point Consulting 
    128. MJ Mafunisa Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    129. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    130. Mmaseala Business Academy (PTY) Ltd. 
    131. MML Consulting CC. 
    132. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    133. Modilete Training 
    134. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    135. Mosako Wa Kitso 
    136. Motheo Skills Entity 
    137. Mpeza Training and Development Specialist 
    138. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    139. Ndrendre Building & General Services 
    140. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    141. Networx for Career Development 
    142. NEW MINDS TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    143. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    144. Nghano Training and Development Centre 
    145. Ngidi Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    146. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    147. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    148. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    149. Nqobani Training and Development 
    150. NS Global Academy 
    151. Nsuku Management Consultants 
    152. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    153. Nungu Trading 468 
    154. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    155. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 
    156. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    157. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    158. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    159. Phambili KZN Construction and Development 
    160. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    161. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    162. Poshido Training 
    163. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    164. Powernexus 
    165. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    166. Quick Leap Investment 
    167. Rally Business Consulting 
    168. Rams Business Consultants Insurance & Medical Aid 
    169. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    170. Riostep (Pty) Ltd 
    171. Ruthekho Training Academy 
    172. S'Ncanakazane Trading 
    173. Sanchaa Connection 
    174. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    175. Sebobatho Project Management 
    176. Senelo Trading CC 
    177. Sisodwa Investment Enterprise 
    178. Siyakhula Trust 
    179. SIYANQOBA SEMINARS PTY LTD 
    180. SJM Squared Construction 
    181. Sodic Training and Development 
    182. Songimvelo Consultant and Training 
    183. SSD Consultants 
    184. STAFFING DIRECT TRAINING ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    185. STARPLEX 408 CC 
    186. Sukumamfazi Trading 
    187. Summat Training Institute 
    188. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    189. T & T Appointments 
    190. T Mabuya & Associates CC 
    191. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    192. Thando Consulting Services 
    193. Thathe Cadre Development & Consulting 
    194. The Crimson CO CC. 
    195. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    196. Thuto Lere Community Empowerment Programme 
    197. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    198. Tirhani Training and Development 
    199. Tlaletso Consultants 
    200. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    201. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    202. Triads Management Services 
    203. Tshamutengo General Dealers CC. 
    204. Tshedza Training Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    205. Tshelopele Development Institution 
    206. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    207. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    208. TTTC 
    209. Twin Peak Technologies 
    210. Ubuntu-Batho-Com-Corp-Services CC 
    211. Ubuqhawe Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    212. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    213. Umfolozi FET College 
    214. Umqondo Consultancy 
    215. Umsenge SDCS 
    216. University of Fort Hare 
    217. University of Venda 
    218. Vantage Training 
    219. Vicmat Consultants 
    220. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    221. Zambezi Accounting (Pty) Ltd 



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