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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Participate in formal meetings 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14911  Participate in formal meetings 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Information Systems and Technology 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 10 - Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences Information Technology and Computer Sciences 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

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 intended:
  • To provide fundamental knowledge of the areas covered
  • For those working in, or entering the workplace in the area of Business and Organisational Communication
  • As additional knowledge for those wanting to understand the areas covered

    People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Prepare for a meeting
  • Contribute to meeting discussions
  • Contribute to group and/or team functions.

    The performance of all elements is to a standard that allows for further learning in this area. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The learner should have the competence to communicate in English (or the applicable language) at least at NQF level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare for a meeting. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Date; Venue; Time; Purpose; Agenda; Invitations; Contributions; Minute-taking 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The preparation reviews the purpose of the meeting and establishes contributions that can be made by the individual issues that may arise and prospective strategies that may be used. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Date; Venue; Time; Purpose; Agenda; Invitations; Contributions; Minute-taking.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The preparation contributes to the achievement of meeting objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Date; Venue; Time; Purpose; Agenda; Invitations; Contributions; Minute-taking.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Contribute to meeting discussions. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Relevance; Clarity; Language; Tone; Factual. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Contributions made are relevant to, and focussed on proposed motions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relevance; Clarity; Language; Tone; Factual.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Contributions are made on the basis of available data. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relevance; Clarity; Language; Tone; Factual.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Contribution ensures that the language used fits the situation, subject matter and relationship between participants. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relevance; Clarity; Language; Tone; Factual.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Contribute to group and/or team functions. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Compliance with meeting procedures; Decisions; Recommendations; Follow up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Contribution ensures that commitment is made to the group and/or team function by complying with meeting decisions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Compliance with meeting procedures; Decisions; Recommendations; Follow up.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Contribution provides support to other members to achieve meeting objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Compliance with meeting procedures; Decisions; Recommendations; Follow up.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Contribution to team functions are consistent with meeting objectives and agreed rules for member behavior. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Compliance with meeting procedures; Decisions; Recommendations; Follow up.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programs of education and training assessed against unit standards.

    Moderation process:

    Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Performance of all elements is to be carried out in accordance with organisation standards and procedures, unless otherwise stated. Organisation standards and procedures may cover: quality assurance, documentation, security, communication, health and safety, and personal behaviour.
    2. Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
    3. All activities must comply with any policies, procedures and requirements of the organisations involved, the ethical codes of relevant professional bodies and any relevant legislative and/ or regulatory requirements.
    4. Performance of all elements is to be completed within the normal range of time and cost that would be expected in a professional environment (eg. In a commercial or government organisation). 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of an organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage him/her self and his/her activities responsibly and effectively. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to his/her full personal development and the social and economic development of the society at large by being aware of the importance of: reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively, exploring education and career opportunities and 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 
    Supplementary information:
  • "Organisation" includes organisations based in work, community and cultural contexts.
  • Sub-Sub-Field (Domain): Business and Organisational Communication. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  61689   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Promotion  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  49556   National Certificate: Development Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  57804   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
    Elective  57121   National Certificate: Rockbreaking: Quarrying  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-09-17  Was MQA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  62869   National Certificate: Rockbreaking: Surface Excavations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MQA 


    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. Calicom Trading 215 (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Concor Projects (pty) Ltd 
    3. CTU Training Solutions 
    4. DESTO (PTY) LTD 
    5. Kumba Sishen HRD Centre 
    6. MAREMATLOU TRADING CC 
    7. MOOLMAN BROS CONST CO PTY 
    8. MTL TRAINING AND PROJECTS 
    9. Nextgen Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Prisma Training Solutions 
    11. SENZEKO EXECUTIVE RISK CC 
    12. XSTRATA COAL 
    13. XTRACT TRAINING SERVICES (PTY) LTD 



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