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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and interpret related legislation and its impact on the team, department or division and ensure compliance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15225  Identify and interpret related legislation and its impact on the team, department or division and ensure compliance 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as a heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, and may have more than one team reporting to them.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and accessing legislation, legal documents and rules
  • Interpreting legislation, legal documents and rules
  • Complying with legislation and rules which regulate business in general and the department/division in particular
  • Identifying areas of non-compliance 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that that people learning towards this Unit Standard are already competent in:
  • Communication at NQF level 4
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 4
  • The Unit Standards entitled,
  • "Demonstrate basic understanding of the Primary labour legislation that impacts on a business unit"
  • "Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1991 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management under the Act". 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Labour, occupational health and safety, environmental, trade, and financial legislation are included together with any other legislation specific to the team, department or division
  • Legal documents include contracts and records 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and access legislation, legal documents and rules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. All legislation relevant to the team, department or division is identified and listed for future use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Legislation relevant to labour, occupational health and safety, the environment, trade constraints, financial framework, legal framework and any other areas specific to the team, department or division can be accessed when required. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Documents will include all relevant internal documents and rules and all external, statutory documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Documents are categorised and filed for later retrieval. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Interpret legislation, legal documents and rules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Legal obligations for the department/division are identified to assist compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Stakeholders are consulted to avoid misinterpretation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The implications of compliance and non-compliance are understood and an explanation of the advantages and disadvantages of each are given with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Company rules are identified and a decision made as to the degree of compliance by the section/division/department. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Comply with legislation and rules, which regulate business in general and the department/division. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Comply with legislation and rules, which regulate business in general and the department/division in particular. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Legal documentation used is correct, current, appropriate ands complies with all legal and statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Terminology used in all documents, contracts and transactions is accurate and unambiguous. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Experts are contracted to develop documents and contracts that fall outside own level of authority or expertise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reporting systems are in place according to the requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Compliance issues are communicated to all stakeholders. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify areas of non-compliance with legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Possible areas where non-compliance is possible for the section/ division/department are identified for possible corrective action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Identified areas are examined to determine if there is compliance or non-compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Appropriate corrective action is listed for areas where non-compliance is identified or where compliance could be closer to the letter of the law. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. A report on non-compliance/compliance with applicable legislation is submitted to management for consideration. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual and practical.
  • Assessors must be registered as an assessor with the Services ETQA or an ETQA that represents the sector in which the learner is employed and which has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Services SETA ETQA..
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the Services ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Services SETA ETQA.
  • The mechanisms and requirements for moderation should be applied in accordance with the requirements of the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment should include both formative and summative assessment.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the Services ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Services SETA ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A comprehensive understanding of legislation, rules and statutory requirements applicable to business and to the specific department/division
  • A comprehensive understanding of the implications of the relevant legislation, rules and statutory requirements
  • A comprehensive understanding of all legal documents and records 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to issues of non-compliance 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in order to endure that all legal requirements are adhered to 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities to reflect the ongoing development legal and compliance competence 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information which might hinder or advance legal compliance 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that all parties fully understand all legal obligations, procedures and processes 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to source and access all legislation and documents 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of:
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities 

  • 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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  60070   National Certificate: Inspection and Assessment (Non-Metallics)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  49107   National Certificate: Inspection and Enforcement Services  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49336   National Certificate: Law Enforcement: Sheriffing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  61594   National Certificate: Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-02  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  58625   National Certificate: Occupational Safety  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  50419   National Certificate: Port Control and Admissions  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-06-29  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  57631   National Certificate: Radiation Protection  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  49745   National Certificate: Value Engineering  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  49469   National Diploma: Complex Procurement  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Core  58473   National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  58309   National Diploma: Project Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  80066   National Certificate: Strategic Road Traffic Operations  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Fundamental  58581   National Certificate: Air Traffic Support  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Fundamental  58025   National Certificate: CNC Production Machining  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  78843   National Certificate: Diamond Processing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Fundamental  49398   National Certificate: Incident Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Fundamental  49511   National Certificate: Lift Inspection  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  49061   National Certificate: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  57122   National Certificate: Printing and Manufacture of Packaging  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Fundamental  49122   National Certificate: Radio Station Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Fundamental  58784   National Diploma: Geospatial Image Analysis  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  23433   Further Education and Training Certificate: Micro Finance  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 
    Elective  66389   Higher Certificate: Diagnostic and Procedural Coding  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  65030   National Certificate: Arts and Culture Development Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  63209   National Certificate: Energy Regulation  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66869   National Certificate: Home Affairs Services  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  49123   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-10-18  Was MICTS until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58978   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49746   National Certificate: Measurement, Control and Instrumentation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  61489   National Certificate: Transport Operations  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  49853   National Diploma: Defensive Mission Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-09-17  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  59589   National Diploma: Music  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  59550   National Certificate: Agricultural Extension  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48785   National Certificate: Specialised Translation  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2021-06-30  CHE 
    Elective  49317   National Certificate: Scriptwriting  Level 7  Level N/A: Pre-2009 was L7  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49062   National Diploma: Interpreting  Level 7  Level N/A: Pre-2009 was L7  Reregistered  2021-06-30  CHE 
    Elective  48801   National Diploma: Specialised Translation  Level 7  Level N/A: Pre-2009 was L7  Reregistered  2021-06-30  CHE 


    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. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    2. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    3. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    4. Aviation Training Academy 
    5. Boland College Head Office 
    6. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Umbumbulu Campus 
    7. Cornerstone Performance Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Creative Arts College 
    9. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Gauteng Central College PTY LTD 
    11. IALE School of Advanced Learning and Education (Pty) Ltd 
    12. In Excess Trading 22 T/A ATTI Polokwane 
    13. Institute for the Advancement of Journalism 
    14. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    15. JUSTICE COLLEGE 
    16. Kundani Trading 
    17. Makwedeng Training 
    18. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    19. The Media Workshop cc 



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