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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement systems to meet the flow of information in a team, department or division 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15226  Implement systems to meet the flow of information in a team, department or division 
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 is a Unit Standard intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as 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 information flow needs in a team, department or division
  • Implementing information flow systems in a team, department or division
  • Monitoring and review information flow. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that that people learning towards this Unit Standard are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF level 4
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Information flow systems include; electronic mail, electronic data exchange, inventory management, track and trace, product control, quality control, order processing and supply-chain management. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Implement information flow systems in a team, department or division. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The information flow systems are communicated to all parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The information flow systems are implemented according to organisational guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The information flow systems for the team, department or division integrate with information flow systems for the whole organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Information is disseminated using the appropriate information flow system. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify information flow needs in a team, department or division. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information flow needs are identified through internal and external consultation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The information flow requirements are recorded together with critical success factors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The information flow process is in accordance with established information processing procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The identified information flow systems meet the needs of individuals, the team and the department / division / section. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and review information flow. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information flow is timely and provides sufficient data to make decisions on its effectiveness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The monitoring identifies data flow problems and allows for remedial action to be implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The review process ensures opportunities to enhance information flow systems and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Monitoring and review measures are cost effective and make use of data resources. 


    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 sectors in which the learner is employed.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the Services ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Services 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 ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Information flow system techniques and methods.
  • Methods and techniques for gathering and processing data. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the information flow. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in gathering information and using the information flow systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities in gathering data and monitoring information flow. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information to make accurate decisions on the flow of information. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively on the utilisation of information flow systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology in the monitoring of information flow. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems in that information flow affects all areas of the organisation and it`s decision making processes. 

    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  49627   Further Education and Training Certificate: e Records Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Core  57612   National Certificate: Arts and Culture Enterprise  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  58394   National Certificate: Film and Television Production  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Core  93993   National Certificate: Labour Relations Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    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  49122   National Certificate: Radio Station Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Core  49745   National Certificate: Value Engineering  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  58802   National Diploma: Disability Employment Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Core  58473   National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  49023   National Diploma: Liaison Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  49794   National Diploma: Productivity  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Fundamental  60072   National Diploma: Inspection and Assessment (Non-Metallics)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  65030   National Certificate: Arts and Culture Development Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58330   National Certificate: Pipeline Operations  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  57631   National Certificate: Radiation Protection  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  23679   National Diploma: Fossil Power Plant Process Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  23736   National Diploma: Hydro Power Plant Process Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48784   National Diploma: Translation  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  CHE 
    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. Creative Arts College 
    3. eMedia Investment 
    4. FILM Mentorship & Training 
    5. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    6. Institute for the Advancement of Journalism 
    7. Makwedeng Training 
    8. Media Village Communication 
    9. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    10. The Media Workshop cc 



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