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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply Self Management Concepts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14048  Apply Self Management Concepts 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Power Plant Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 person credited with this unit standard will be able to make a conscious decision to improve towards excellence throught the use of self analysis; believe in his/her personal capabilities to achieve a personal vision; neutralize stressful influences and maintain effectiveness in his/her work environment; display resiliency through continuous and
conscious decisions to overcome work obstacles/challenges. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Know and apply self-management with the competencies of self analysis and resiliency. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
N/A 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Take concious decision to improve towards excellence through the use of self analysis. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Gather, analyze and assess all relevant information regarding own performance, before taking action. Relevant information: information from stakeholders, information from assessment tools/profiles, information from experience. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Self responsibility is demonstrated in the choices he/she makes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An internal locus of control (language of self-responsibility) is developed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Own personal values and beliefs are understood and known. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Own strengths and weaknesses are regularly analysed in order to improve. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Valid feedback is actively asked for. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Personal performances is improved through planned personal development activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Self evaluation concept is applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. The consequences in different courses of action is accepted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. A personal vision and objectives on how to achieve it (the vision) is evedient. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
10. The concept of self-responsibility is applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
11. Own performance, attitude and motivation is evaluated on a continuous basis. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Believe in one's personal capabilities through positive self-esteem. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
The degree to which the individual believes in himself/herself as being capable/able. Movement from negative- or neutral- to a positive self-esteem. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Own mistakes are admitted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Confident in his or her own ability to overcome obstacles. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Confidence in difficult circumstances are displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Positive views of the future are expressed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. An image of positiveness about on self is communicated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Positive aspects of difficult situations in his/her personal life are highlighted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Positive belief in personal capability is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Opinions or view of others are openly but respectfully chanllenged. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Rationally disagrees with colleagues or superiors where necessary. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
10. Openly raises concerns. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
11. Unpopular decisions are taken when necessary. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Neutralize stressful influences and to maintain effectiveness through stress tolerance. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
From personal stressful situations to stress that the organisation exerts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Rationality is maintained when disappointed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Causes of stress is understood and eliminated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Rationality is upheld when interpreting and defining problems that involves him/herself. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Effective performance is evident when work has to be completed under tight deadlines. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Rationality is retained when attacked in a personal way. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Personal values and beliefs or attitude are adjusted when necessary to reduce stress. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. A professional approach is maintained when treated unfairly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Despite constant frustrations keeps a rational view of the situation. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Apply concious decision to succeed through resiliency. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Displaying tenacity to achieve personal-, tem- and organisational goals. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Objectives are achieved through sacrificing of aspects of his/her personal life when necessary. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Issues are resolved through persistence. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Others are constantly pusted towards actions. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Hope is not given up when problems seems unresolved. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Problems are trailed even if it is outside normal working hours. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. A solid track record of pursuing the problem until it is resolved is evident. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. A high level of energy and commitment is evident when situation seems impossible. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
SAQA requirements

Moderation:
  • Power Plant Standard Generating Body. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying & solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization, and community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organizing and critically evaluating information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contributing to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, by making it the underlying intention of any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of:
  • Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts
  • Exploring education and career opportunities
  • Developing entrepreneurial opportunities 

  • 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 
    Occupational Role:

    Power Plant Controller. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  66449   National Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  MERSETA 
    Core  60289   National Certificate: Community Recreation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  49398   National Certificate: Incident Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  49087   National Diploma: Orientation and Mobility Practice for Blind and Partially Sighted Persons  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-07-29  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  61570   National Diploma: Power Plant Process Control Operations  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  23679   National Diploma: Fossil Power Plant Process Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  23736   National Diploma: Hydro Power Plant Process Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  23734   National Diploma: Nuclear Power Plant Process Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49531   Further Education and Training Certificate: Inclusive Education  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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. Disaster Management Solutions 
    2. ESKOM DRANKENSBURG PUMP STORAGE (PEAKING) 
    3. ESKOM INGULA PUMP STORAGE SCHEME (PEAKING) 
    4. ESKOM KOEBERG - RADIATION PROTECTION 
    5. ESKOM KRIEL POWER STATION OPERATIONS TRAINING 
    6. Kelvin Power (Pty) Ltd 
    7. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    8. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    9. South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind 
    10. South African National Roads Agency 
    11. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 



    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.