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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement codes of conduct in the team, department or division 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15229  Implement codes of conduct in the 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 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:
  • Describing the code of conduct
  • Communicating the code of conduct
  • Applying the code of conduct 

  • 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 Standard entitled, "Demonstrate knowledge and application of ethical conduct in a business environment". 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Stakeholders will include team members, management, customers, suppliers, the public, trade unions, local government, legislative bodies
  • The accepted code of conduct must be related to the relevant legislation in place at the time.
  • The South African Constitution is the main source for the basis of ethics 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The purpose of the code of conduct is explained in relation to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The principles of the code of conduct are identified and explained in relation to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. An explanation is given of the relationship between the code of conduct and the smooth running of the department or division. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The implications of the code of conduct for all stakeholders areplained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Communicate the code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. All stakeholders are included in communications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The code of conduct is fully explained and the implications discussed with members of the division/section/department. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The process to be followed when the code of conduct is breached is discussed with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The relationship between the code of conduct and the concepts of ethics and rights is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The code of conduct is displayed in a prominent position. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply the code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The code of conduct is interpreted into behaviour standards for the specific section/department/division. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Guidelines are developed to deal with cases of non-compliance, misinterpretation or different applications of the code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Deviations from the code of conduct are identified and remedial action is taken to ensure compliance. 


    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 knowledge of the organisation`s code of conduct and how to apply it to the section/division/department
  • A broad understanding of how ethics relates to the code of conduct
  • Cultural differences and how they effect the interpretation and implementation of the code of conduct 

  • 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 the code of conduct 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information related to the code of conduct and accurately interpret into behaviour standards 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems showing that ethics and the code of conduct impact directly on the smooth running of the department/division 

    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:
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts so that the application of the code of conduct is acceptable to all stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds 

  • 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  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  49277   National Diploma: Braille Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  63589   National Diploma: Geographical Information Science  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  49023   National Diploma: Liaison Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  24453   National Certificate: Real Estate  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  80066   National Certificate: Strategic Road Traffic Operations  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  49021   Further Education and Training Certificate: Debt Recovery  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FASSET 
    Elective  49709   National Certificate: Criminology  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  59325   National Certificate: Environmental Noise Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  LG SETA 
    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  58978   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    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  61489   National Certificate: Transport Operations  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  48553   National Diploma: Corrections Science  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  49059   National Diploma: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  58309   National Diploma: Project Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  63689   Bachelor of Arts: Geographical Information Science  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30   
    Elective  58579   National Diploma: Air Traffic Control  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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.
     
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    12. Intelligo Solutions Pty (Ltd) 
    13. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    14. Kundani Trading 
    15. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
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