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: 

Network locally 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14549  Network locally 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Local Employment and Skills Dev 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 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-08-13  2006-08-13  SAQA 0249/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-08-13   2010-08-13  

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
242873  Advise stakeholders on the roles and functions of the institutions participating in skills development  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for employees in the Local Employment and Skills Development Practices sector, but could also be utilised in other fields where networking with subject specialists is necessary.

This Unit Standard focuses on the process of networking as a means of finding information. People credited with this Unit Standard will be able to network locally and overseas in order to source information or support that could help them to research or address a variety of matters. They would also be able to describe the relation that the identified experts/stakeholders have with their organisation as well as the relevance of these internal and external stakeholders to their organisation.

People credited with this Unit Standard will be able to:
  • Identify sources of information and support concerning an environmental issue or risk
  • Contact relevant sources and obtain information, advice and/or support
  • Keep records of contacts and information
  • Describe the relevance of the stakeholders to the organisation 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The learner should be competent in Communication at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Contacts include phone books, directories, the Internet, media, contacts, etc.
  • Contact details could include physical, postal, e-mail and/or website addresses, telephone, fax and/or cellular phone numbers.
  • Visit or contact by telephone, fax, letter or e-mail.
  • Include name, organisation, address, phone, fax, e-mail, web site; note information or services provided; update list as new information is obtained. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify sources of information and support related to an identified matter. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Identify needs for information, advice or support concerning a particular matter. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Use a variety of information sources to find local individuals or organisations able to provide support. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Compile a preliminary list of people and organisations to contact, giving at least the name, and/or organisation and one contact detail. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Contact relevant sources and obtain information, advice or support. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Contact potential sources and request particular information, advice or support. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Follow up new contacts resulting from the initial round of networking. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Keep records of contacts and information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Compile and regularly update a networking list with contact details and information about relevant contacts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. File information and correspondence resulting from networking. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Select information relevant to the intended purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Acknowledge assistance where appropriate. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe stakeholders` relationship with the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Relationships are described with an explanation of their different emphases and so differentiated one from the other. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of the relationships are explained and described with examples of what they mean to the learner's work situation or organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The impact potential stakeholders have/can have on the organisation is explained with examples. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be obtained from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body, through summative and formative assessment by a registered assessor.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as members of a team, group, organisation and community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, symbolic and/or language skills in various modes. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participate as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242873, which is " Advise stakeholders on the roles and functions of the institutions participating in skills development ", Level 5, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  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  50479   Further Education and Training Certificate: Advertising  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  57428   Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development  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. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    2. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    3. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Bangwaketse Trading and Projects 
    5. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events cc 
    6. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    7. Commisioned Training cc 
    8. Dintshang Trading 
    9. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    10. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    11. GCube Communications cc 
    12. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    13. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    14. LBK Trading 
    15. Leratham Supply Distribution and Enterprise 
    16. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    17. Mapheto Business Enterprises t/a MBE 
    18. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    19. NEMISA 
    20. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    22. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    23. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    25. Retshetse Training Project 
    26. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    27. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    28. Thuto Botshabelo Training Academy 
    29. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Ulwazi Training & Development 



    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.