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

Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14551  Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace 
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
242899  Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who work in the field of Local Employment and Skills Development Practices. It could, however, be utilised in other related fields as well.

Learners accessing this Standard will be able to analyse the Skills Development Legislation and to implement and promote the Legislation in a national, provincial and local context.

More specifically, the learner will:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social contexts and values underpinning skills development
  • Promote the legislation that directly or indirectly support skills development
  • Apply the different strategies for implementing the skills development laws
  • Apply the relevant values, laws and strategies in the workplace 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Access to this Unit Standard is open, but learners should have a demonstrated competence in communication skills at NQF level 3, or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    All relevant legislation, strategies and policy documents such as the Skills Development Act, the Skills Levies Act, the SAQA Act, Batho Pele, Human Resource Development Strategy and the Skills Development Strategy as well as regulations pertaining to these should be included. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the social contexts and values underpinning skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The principles and values underpinning two national and two local institutions are identified and explained in terms of their operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Current skills development legislation is identified and a summary of the underlying principles and values is given in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Batho Pele principles are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Skills development priorities are linked to labour market opportunities. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Promote legislation that directly and indirectly supports skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The laws and strategies that are directly linked with skills development are identified and their key purposes outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The legislative format and process is explained within the context of their application in the work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The laws and strategies that are indirectly linked with skills development are identified and their key functions outlined. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply the relevant strategies to implement skills development laws. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The objectives of the relevant strategies are outlined with examples of what they mean for skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The role players in implementing these strategies are identified and an explanation is given of their roles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The relevant sections of the strategies are applied to specific business units. 


    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. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of the content of the relevant legislation and strategies 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to organise and manage his/her own learning activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to collect, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the relevant legislation and strategies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to communicate effectively when implementing the skills development legislation utilising relevant technical data. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate ability to:
  • Make responsible decisions in the process of applying the strategies for implementing the skills development legislation.
  • Be culturally and aesthetically sensitive in the implementation of the strategies in the workplace.
  • See the world as a set of related systems in understanding the consequences of non-compliance with legislative and sector requirements and to see the linkages between the different laws and strategies. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242899, which is " Analyse the skills development legislation and apply it in the workplace ", Level 4, 4 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  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 
    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  48664   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mail Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  93995   Further Education and Training Certificate: Payroll Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48666   Further Education and Training Certificate: Postal Frontline Service  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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. Birnam Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Boston City Campus and Business College (PTY) Ltd 
    3. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    4. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    5. IQ Academy (previously known as Fernwood Business College) 
    6. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    7. SIYANQOBA SEMINARS PTY LTD 
    8. T & T Appointments 



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