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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships in the South African society 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14664  Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships in the South African society 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7501  Discuss one-to-one; family and community dynamics and value systems  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 
7502  Discuss and explain social diversity, human rights and alternative perspectives  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for any learner to gain knowledge and handle diversity within different relationships in the South African society.

A learner credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Identify aspects of diversity within the South African society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships.
  • Recognise an individual`s role and responsibility in relationships.
  • Identify ways and techniques to form positive relationships.

    In the context of this unit standard society may refer to any interpersonal relationships in cultural, social, family, community and work place contexts.

    This unit standard may be used as a core or elective within a GETC or any vocationally based qualification. It will also help to contribute to the full development of the learner and benefit towards social transformation in the South African society. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Description of required skills:
  • Fundamental communication skills at ABET level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify aspects of diversity within the South African society. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The official languages in South Africa are identified as protected in the Constitution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Different South African cultures are explored and an indication is given of how understanding differences help to enhance acceptance and tolerance in relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Ways of dealing with diversity in everyday life are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    2. Healthy relationships are explained in terms of well being and positive interactions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Healthy, sound or positive relationships may be built on the following qualities such as honesty, sincerity, trust, enjoyment and common understanding.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    1. Factors that cause negative relationships are identified with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Negative relationships may refer to any over dependence, disloyal, abusive and exploiting type relationships.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Relationships within a group are discussed and an indication is given of how the group deals with diversity. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Recognise an individual's role and responsibility in relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The importance of forming and maintaining positive relationships in a society is explained and an indication is given of the consequences of negative relations on the South African community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Basic human rights are identified as described in the South African Constitution and the National Bill of Rights and an indication is given of the individual responsibility related to each right. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Basic human rights refer to all fundamental issues covered in the South African Constitution e.g. gender equality, disability and right to education.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Personal boundaries in a relationship are discussed with reference to own needs, desires, interests and values. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify ways and techniques to form positive relationships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Practical techniques to promote positive relationships are identified with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    These techniques include, but do not exclude others, assertiveness, dealing with conflict and anger, talking to other people in a positive manner.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Ways of dealing with resolving conflict and anger are identified for three case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Ways of accessing support structures are identified in the local community. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual and practical 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.
  • It is recommended that the outcomes of this unit standard may be assessed in conjunction with unit standards from the focus areas of social and personal development. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

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

    1. The learner is able participate as responsible citizens in the life of local communities when determining their role and contribution in society and by explaining ways and techniques to form positive relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems to improve positive and healthy relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of the community forming positive and healthy relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by explaining ways and techniques to form positive relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively by using verbal and non-verbal communication methods. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by understanding that basic human rights have accompanying responsibilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to contribute to his/her personal development by maintaining positive and healthy relationships. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 7502, "Discuss and explain social diversity, human rights and alternative perspectives", 2 credits, ABET Level 4, PLUS unit standard 7501, which was "Discuss one-to-one; family and community dynamics and value systems", 2 credits, ABET Level 4. 

    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  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  58026   General Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Core  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  49082   GETC: Wood Products Processing  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Fundamental  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  66029   General Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  22865   National Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-10-09  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49556   National Certificate: Development Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  59015   National Certificate: Gas Installations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHIETA 


    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. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    4. Agisanang SA Training 
    5. Amabamba Recruitment 
    6. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    7. BALOMAT SKILLS TRAINING ACADEMY 
    8. Bantubanye Skills 
    9. Bikologix Projects 
    10. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    11. Boland College Head Office 
    12. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    13. CAPE COLLEGE 
    14. Cedars Academy for Technical 
    15. Chep Sa Pty Ltd 
    16. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    17. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    18. D Z D TRADING AND PROJECTS 24 
    19. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    21. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    22. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    23. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    24. ENB Training Service(PTY)Ltd 
    25. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    26. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Essential Skills 
    28. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
    29. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    30. Golden Ratio College (Pty) Ltd 
    31. GPR Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    32. Guest Resource Services (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    34. Hlombe and Associates 
    35. Icando 
    36. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    37. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    38. IQRAAM DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    39. ISHUMI LAMASHANDU TRADING 
    40. Iziko Capacity Building CC. 
    41. Josmap Training Institute 
    42. Kgolo Institute 
    43. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA (PTY) LTD (Middelburg)(TP) 
    44. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA PTY LTD 
    45. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    46. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    47. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    48. Longata Consultant 
    49. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    50. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    51. Marematlou Training Institute 
    52. MashMP Holdings 
    53. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    54. Matiisetso Training and Consulting 
    55. Mission Point Consulting 
    56. MML Consulting CC. 
    57. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    58. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    59. Networx for Career Development 
    60. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    61. Nghano Training and Development Centre 
    62. Nikwe Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    63. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    64. NOFESA cc 
    65. NORTHLINK COLLEGE 
    66. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
    67. NS Global Academy 
    68. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    69. Operational Process Improvements (Pty) Ltd 
    70. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    71. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    72. Project Literacy 
    73. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    74. Retshetse Training Project 
    75. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
    76. Sea Harvest Corporation (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    78. Senelo Trading CC 
    79. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    80. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
    81. SmartMatta (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Solar Salt 
    83. SOUTH AFRICA ADVANCED SKILLS INSTITUTE 
    84. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    85. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    86. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    87. TALENT SCULPTURE ACADEMY 
    88. Tembe Service Providers 
    89. The Crimson CO CC. 
    90. Thembeni Skills Development Trading and Projects 
    91. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    92. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    93. Training Answers 
    94. Tsebong Training Centre 
    95. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    96. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    97. Twin Peak Technologies 
    98. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    99. University of Venda 
    100. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    101. Vicmat Consultants 
    102. XL AT Consulting CC 
    103. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 



    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.