SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Apply the principles of situational leadership to a business unit 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13953  Apply the principles of situational leadership to a business unit 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2006-03-14  2006-11-16  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-11-16   2010-11-16  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
242824  Apply leadership concepts in a work context  Level 4  NQF Level 04  12  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is intended for managers of small businesses and junior managers of business units in larger organisations. The term business unit in this unit standard implies a small business, cost centre, section or department.

Junior managers include, but are not limited to team leaders, supervisors, first line managers and section heads. The position or term is used to describe the first level of management in an organisation at which an employee has other employees reporting to him/her.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the principles of situational leadership.
  • Explaining the levels of development used in situational leadership.
  • Diagnosing the leadership needs of people in a business unit.
  • Planning to introduce situational leadership in a business unit. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this unit standard. Learners should be competent in Communication, Mathematical and Financial Literacy at Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is:
  • The four management styles are directing, coaching, supporting and delegating.
  • The two basic behaviours of managers are directive and supportive. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the principles of situational leadership. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of situational leadership is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The four basic leadership styles used by situational managers are named and explained and an indication is given of when it is appropriate to use each style. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The difference between intended behaviour and perceived behaviour is explained with reference to the intention of the manager and the perception of the staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The two basic behaviours that a manager can use to influence someone else are named and an indication is given of their relationship to the four basic leadership styles of situational management. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the levels of development used in situational leadership. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concept of development is explained as it is used in situation leadership. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The concept of commitment is explained as it is used in situation leadership. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The concept of competence is explained as it is used in situation leadership. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The four levels of development in the situational leadership model are described in terms of commitment and competence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The needs of staff at each of the levels of development are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Diagnose the leadership needs of people in a business unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The past performance of individuals in a business unit or team is analysed to determine their levels of commitment and competence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Possible reasons for poor or underperformance are identified in terms of commitment, competence and supervision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Problems that can result if a manager uses an inappropriate management style are indicated with reference to accountability and motivation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The leadership style appropriate for each member of a business unit is selected based on individual levels of development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The role of praise and reprimands in situational leadership is explained and an indication is given of when it is appropriate to use each. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Plan to introduce situational leadership in a business unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The basic principles of situational leadership are explained to a group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The process to be followed in introducing situational leadership is explained and an indication is given of the expected outcomes and importance of consensus at contracting meetings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A plan is developed to introduce situational leadership in a business unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The role of contracting in situational leadership is explained and an indication is given of why it is important to contract with members of a business unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The steps in the contracting process are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The contracting process is applied to contract with a member of a business unit. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This unit standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by INSQA or a relevant accredited ETQA. The mechanisms and requirements for moderation are contained in the document obtainable from INSQA, INSQA framework for assessment and moderation. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems in which responses show that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made in assessing levels of development and selecting an appropriate management style. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community in contracting with members of a business unit or team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly and effectively in planning to introduce situational leadership in a business unit. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information analysing the past performance of members of a business unit 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in explaining the principles of situational leadership and the contracting process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising the relationship between own leadership style and individual performance and management needs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to be culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts in adapting leadership style to the development needs of members of a business unit. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242824, which is "Apply leadership concepts in a work context", Level 4, 12 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  48640   National Certificate: Financial Services Management  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  49649   Further Education and Training Certificate: Long-term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  65110   Further Education and Training Certificate: Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-14  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49356   Further Education and Training Certificate: Medical Claims Assessing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  49489   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Management in the Public Sector  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  66610   Further Education and Training Certificate: Short Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  57613   Further Education and Training Certificate: Short-Term Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  57428   Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    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 
    Elective  24396   National Certificate: Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-10-08  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49743   National Certificate: Manufacturing Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  57631   National Certificate: Radiation Protection  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 


    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. 2000 SIMUNYE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    2. ABONGILE MNYANDA TRADING CC T/A EKO KOBRA 
    3. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    4. ACTCO (PTY) LTD 
    5. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD 
    6. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD CAPE TOWN 
    7. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD PRETORIA NORTH 
    8. ADVANCED RISK SOLUTIONS 10000 (PTY) LTD 
    9. AFIKA AMECEBO CC 
    10. AIM TRAINING 
    11. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY 
    12. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY CAMP SHINGWEDZI 
    13. AKAF BODYGUARDS 
    14. Alcari Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    15. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    16. Bangwaketse Trading and Projects 
    17. BEETEES CABS CC 
    18. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events cc 
    19. BOTHAKGA PROTECTION AND SECURITY HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    20. BRAVEHEART BIO DOG ACADEMY 
    21. BRC Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    23. Bronyx 
    24. BTC TRAINING AFRICA PTY LTD 
    25. C D M INDOOR RANGE 
    26. CC PROTECTION AND INVESTIGATION SERVICE PTY LTD 
    27. CKP Development Agency (Pty) Ltd. 
    28. Commisioned Training cc 
    29. DE BEERS GROUP SERVICES PTY LTD 
    30. De Vries Management & Training Services cc 
    31. DHW SECURITY AND TRAINING SERVICES 
    32. DIMASI TRAINING PROVIDERS 
    33. Dintshang Trading 
    34. DYNAMIC ALTERNATIVES PTY LTD 
    35. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    36. EJW Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 
    37. EKHURHULENI SHOOTING AND TRAINING ACADEMY 
    38. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    39. ENFORCE SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD ETHEKWINI 
    40. ENLIGHTENED SECURITY FORCE 
    41. Executive People Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    42. EZINGENI SECURITY AND CLEANING PTY LTD 
    43. FADANA INVESTMENT GROUP (PTY) LTD 
    44. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    45. FALCON FIREARM ACADEMY 
    46. Fidelity Security Services 
    47. FIRMSTONE CONSULTING AND SECURITY ACADEMY 
    48. FIROZIPARK 
    49. GAUNTLET SECURITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    50. GINGIRIKANI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    51. Hadassah Security Consultants Cc 
    52. HAZOEMA TRADING ENTREPRISE CC 
    53. HENQUE 3375 CC 
    54. HJN TRAINING CC Pretoria 
    55. HLANGANANI COMPUTECH COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    56. IJABA INTERGRATED SECURITY SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    57. Ikgodiseng Business Consulting 
    58. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    59. Inkwe Sekuriteit Bk 
    60. INSIMBI SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE 
    61. Intec College 
    62. Intelligo Solutions Pty (Ltd) 
    63. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    64. IPELENG RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES PTY LTD 
    65. ITO FOCUS PHOLE 
    66. KEISHY SECURITY 
    67. KHANYISANI TRAINING ACADEMY CC 
    68. KHETHAKANYE TRADING AND PROJECTS 196 CC 
    69. KHOISAN ABORIGNAL SECURITY AND PROJECTS 
    70. KHOMBO SECURITY AND TRAINING CC 
    71. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    72. KSTR GROUP (PTY) LTD 
    73. LBK Trading 
    74. LEAD SECURITY SERVICES 
    75. Lebo and Son Investment 
    76. Leratham Supply Distribution and Enterprise 
    77. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    78. Lesedi Security And Training Servic Es 
    79. LMW STING SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    80. MA SECURITY TRAINING AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATION 
    81. Mapheto Business Enterprises t/a MBE 
    82. MAS SAFE SECURITY CC 
    83. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    84. MASMAGNET CC 
    85. MASUTHA TRAINING AND SECURITY SERVICES 
    86. MDIDWA SECURITY SERVICES 
    87. MEC TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    88. Mec Training Johannesburg 
    89. MEC TRAINING PTY LTD KZN 
    90. MEC TRAINING PTY LTD WESTERN CAPE 
    91. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    92. MILITES DEI SECURITY SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    93. MJAYELI SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    94. MMASEBKO TRAINING SECURITY CENTRE 
    95. MOLAO ACADEMY 
    96. MOLEMA DEVELOPMENT TRAINING 
    97. MUTENDA SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    98. MUTHAMANI GENERAL SECURITY SERVICES 
    99. MZILANKALA DEVELOPMENT AND PROJECTS CC 
    100. NAD SECURITY SERVICES 
    101. Nastec Cc 
    102. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    103. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    104. NOMADUKU SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    105. NTATE AVIATION AND SECURITY TRAINING 
    106. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    107. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    108. NU LAW FIREARMS COMPLIANCE 
    109. Octomate (Pty) Ltd 
    110. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS 
    111. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS PTY LTD BRITS 
    112. Orbis Security Solutions Pty Ltd 
    113. Outsurance Insurance Company Ltd 
    114. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    115. PROSPERITAS TRAINING COLLEGE T/A VISION COLLEGE SA 
    116. PROTEA COIN GROUP (ASSETS IN TRANSIT AND ARMED REACTION) 
    117. QHIMECI TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    118. QUBULASHE SECURITY SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    119. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    120. REBAGONI TRADING AND PROJECTS T/A THE SOUTH AFRICAN SECURITY ACADEMY 
    121. REBONTSHENG TRADING CC 
    122. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    123. Retshetse Training Project 
    124. Ripple Effect 4 (Pty) Ltd 
    125. ROMULA BUSINESS ENTERPRISES T/A SIYAFUNDA SECURITY ACADEMY 
    126. RRJ TRAINING ACADEMY AND CONSULTING 
    127. SA CRIME PATROLS SECURITY AND TRAINING CENTRE 
    128. SAHARA EDUCATION. TRAINING. DEVELOPMENT 
    129. SAS SALDANHA 
    130. SBV SERVICES BLOEMFONTEIN 
    131. SBV SERVICES MIDRAND 
    132. SBV SERVICES PORT ELIZABETH 
    133. SBV SERVICES PRETORIA 
    134. SBV SERVICES PTY LTD JOHANNESBURG 
    135. SECURE PERIMETER SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    136. SECURITY BEYOND 2000 
    137. SECUTRAIN 
    138. Seraphim Security International 
    139. SERVEST(PTY) LTD 
    140. SETHIKE TRADING 
    141. SHEMULA TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    142. SHEPPERD ACADEMY 
    143. SILVER SOLUTIONS SECURITY 1713 CC 
    144. SIPHOCOPS SECURITY 111 KERK STREET MEUBEL SENTRUM JHB 
    145. SITUATIONAL SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    146. SKIMOZ (PTY) LTD 
    147. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE BASIC TRAINING PROVISION 
    148. SPECIAL ASSET PROTECTION SERVICES KRAAIFONTEIN 
    149. Staff Management Services 
    150. STALLION LEARNING CENTRE PTY LTD 
    151. Tactical Reaction Services Cc 
    152. TENSHO PTY LTD 
    153. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    154. THANGANELO SECURITY 
    155. THE BTC GROUP 
    156. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    157. The Institute of Health Risk Managers (Pty) Ltd 
    158. THINETI SECURITY AND TRAINING 
    159. THOMPSONS SECURITY GROUP (PTY) LTD 
    160. THOZAKHE SECURITY SERVICES PTY) LTD 
    161. Thuto Botshabelo Training Academy 
    162. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    163. TRIOTIC PROTECTION SERVICES CC TSHWANE 
    164. TSU PROTECTION SERVICES 
    165. TSWELOPELO EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS CC 
    166. TZANEEN TRAINING CENTRE LIMPOPO 
    167. UBUNTU 
    168. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    169. Umfolozi FET College - Central Office 
    170. UTHUSO TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    171. VITAL SKILLS CC 
    172. WISE GUY ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    173. Zenzele Training School Cc 
    174. ZEVOLI 9 PTY LTD 



    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.