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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of how to participate effectively in the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14569  Demonstrate an understanding of how to participate effectively in the workplace 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Life Skills 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
This unit standard is for any learner who needs to participate and function effectively as an individual and team member in the workplace.

A learner credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Identify the importance of ethical behaviour.
  • Understand role, rights and responsibilities of individuals in the workplace.
  • Identify opportunities for personal growth and advancement in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of one`s own contribution in the workplace.

    The unit standard will also contribute to the full development of the learner as well as economic transformation in South Africa.

    This unit standard is intended for any person, from all backgrounds within South African society who wishes to participate as an individual team member in the world of work. It may be used as a core or elective component within a GETC or any vocationally based qualification. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Workplace may refer to informal and formal organisations and businesses.
    World of work may refer to formal and informal environments in which people work such as street vendors, formal companies and state departments. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the importance of ethical behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The standards and behaviour in organisational values, systems and communications are identified in different work environments. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Systems may refer to the different ways in which businesses are organised and communication takes place.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of personal ethics and values in the world of work is explained and an indication is given of the consequences of unethical behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Ways in which ethical behaviour may influence participation and advancement in the workplace are identified from three case studies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand role, rights and responsibilities of individuals in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Own position and role in the workplace is identified and illustrated graphically (organogram) by referring to the way that work is organised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Personal duties and responsibilities are described with reference to a job description and employment contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The rights and responsibilities of an individual in a workplace are explained with reference to South African labour legislation at a basic level of understanding. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify opportunities for personal growth and advancement in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information on various training options in the workplace are identified to determine possible learning options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Own skills and developmental needs are compared to the available training options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A career path is identified and potential opportunities for personal development are translated into a plan of action. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of one's own contribution in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Ways in which an individual contributes to the priorities and goals of the workplace are identified and an indication is given of the consequences of non-delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of meeting deadlines and performance standards are explained with reference to own position in an organisation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual, practical and conducted in the world of work as far as possible.
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Assessors, accredited by the appropriate ETQA, will assess a learner`s competency.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the appropriate ETQA.
  • Accreditation and moderation mechanisms and requirements must meet the requirements of SAQA ensuring that the processes that are followed are transparent, affordable and support the development of the NQF. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    The following critical and developmental outcomes are addressed in this unit standard:

    1. The learner is able to explore education and career opportunities when identifying training and educational needs and setting goals for self-development in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of a team within the workplace by understanding his/her role and contribution to priorities and goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by explaining the importance of deadlines and meeting service level agreements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively by illustrating own position graphically. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by indicating the consequences of non-delivery. 

    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 
    Supplementary:

    Legal requirements:

    The following acts and/or codes, current and future regulations and amendments will be applicable:
  • Basic Conditions Of Employment Act (Act No. 75 of 1997).
  • Employment Equity Act (Act No. 55 of 1998).
  • Labour Relations Act (Act No. 66 of 1995).
  • Skills Development Act (Act 97 of 1998).
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries And Diseases Act (Act No. 61 of 1997). 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  UMALUSI 
    Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  65969   General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48969   National Certificate: Service Station Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20893   National Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-02-13  Was SABPP until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  20654   National Certificate: Craft Bread and Flour Confectionery Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-04-20  Was FOODBEV until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. AGB Finance 
    4. Agisanang SA Training 
    5. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Amabamba Recruitment 
    7. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
    8. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    10. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    12. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    13. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
    14. Bantubanye Skills 
    15. Beaches Clothing Cc 
    16. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
    17. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    18. Boland College Head Office 
    19. Bonenhle Investments 
    20. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Brightness Fashion and Design Academy cc 
    22. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    23. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
    24. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    25. Capricorn TVET College 
    26. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
    27. Changing Women 
    28. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    29. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
    30. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    31. D Z D TRADING AND PROJECTS 24 
    32. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Dieketseng Training Centre 
    34. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
    35. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    36. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    38. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    39. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    40. Egsibit Training and Development 
    41. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    42. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    44. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
    45. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    46. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    47. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
    49. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    51. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Georgia Clothing CC 
    53. Giant Alive Services 
    54. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    55. Golden Ratio College (Pty) Ltd 
    56. GPR Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    57. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
    58. Guest Resource Services (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Gufferty Consulting 
    60. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    61. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    62. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
    63. HT MARKTECH 
    64. I Care Resource Centre 
    65. Icando 
    66. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
    67. Impangela Trading 
    68. Impela Trading cc 
    69. Injiya Trading and Projects 
    70. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
    71. INTERMASIKO CC 
    72. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
    73. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    74. ISAZI TRAINING 
    75. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
    76. Iziko Capacity Building CC. 
    77. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    78. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    79. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    80. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Kgolo Institute 
    82. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
    83. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    84. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    85. KN Business Solutions 
    86. Kudis Designs and Supply 
    87. KWEM Management Solutions 
    88. Letaba TVET College 
    89. LFS DESIGNS 
    90. Lilunzo Creations 
    91. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
    92. Longata Consultant 
    93. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
    94. Lukhele Training and Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    95. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
    96. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    97. Maile Consulting 
    98. Majuba TVET College 
    99. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
    100. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
    101. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    102. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    103. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
    104. MashMP Holdings 
    105. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    106. Master Patterns by Rona 
    107. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    108. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
    109. Mcebo Technologies 
    110. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
    111. MFISA 
    112. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
    113. Mind Magic Consulting 
    114. Mintirho Development Services 
    115. Mission Point Consulting 
    116. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
    117. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    118. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    119. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
    120. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    121. NDIMASE TRADING 
    122. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
    123. Networx for Career Development 
    124. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    125. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    126. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
    127. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    128. NOFESA cc 
    129. Nomsithi Trading 
    130. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
    131. NS Global Academy 
    132. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
    133. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    134. OTP 
    135. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    136. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    137. Phala Projects cc 
    138. Pharmaceutical Education (Pty) Ltd 
    139. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
    140. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
    141. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    142. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    143. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    144. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    145. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
    146. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
    147. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
    148. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
    149. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
    150. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    151. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
    152. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
    153. Sefudi Business Solutions 
    154. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    155. Senelo Trading CC 
    156. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    157. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    158. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    159. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
    160. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
    161. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
    162. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    163. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
    164. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    165. Spilamart cc T/A 1st Safety & Training (SABIE) (TP) 
    166. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
    167. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
    168. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
    169. Talent for Sewing 
    170. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
    171. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    172. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    173. The Crimson CO CC. 
    174. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    175. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    176. Thitha Training and Development Services 
    177. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    178. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
    179. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    180. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
    181. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
    182. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    183. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
    184. Tshwane North College 
    185. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    186. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    187. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    188. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
    189. Umbuso Training Services 
    190. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
    191. University of Venda 
    192. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    193. Valoworx 278 
    194. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
    195. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    196. Vhembe TVET College 
    197. Vicmat Consultants 
    198. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    199. Western Cape Clothing and Textiles Service Centre 
    200. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    201. XL AT Consulting CC 
    202. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    203. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 
    204. ZA GEAR 



    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.