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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Create and use a range of resources to effectively manage teams, sections, departments or divisions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15231  Create and use a range of resources to effectively manage teams, sections, departments or divisions 
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:
  • Overseeing the production of goods and/or the delivery of service in a department or division
  • Implementing systems to manage resources
  • Monitoring and measuring workplace productivity and service excellence in a department or division. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Systems to manage resources would include inventory management,
  • Scheduling techniques include; Gantt charts, PERT - Programme evaluation and review technique, Critical Path Method, work distribution charts
  • Resources include, physical resources, people, money, and time. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Oversee the production of goods and/or the delivery of service in a department, division or section. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Objectives and methods are established that ensure quality production of goods/or services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Work is prioritised, allocated and supervised to support achievement of targeted objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Progress is reported on regularly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implement systems to manage resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Systems are established to manage resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Scheduling techniques are implemented that enhance productivity and service excellence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Incentive schemes are implemented to encourage productivity and service excellence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Progress is reported on regularly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and measure workplace productivity and service excellence in a department or division. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Outputs are measured in relation to the resource inputs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Review processes are established to ensure increased productivity and service excellence with efficient and effective resource utilisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Progress is reported on regularly. 


    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 
  • Principles underlying the effective use of resources
  • Quality concepts
  • Workflow and workplace layout
  • Planned maintenance
  • Systems for managing workflow
  • Productivity
  • Review processes
  • Teamwork 

  • 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 targeted objectives not being met. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in establishing new systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities so that systems are effectively implemented. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information when measuring productivity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively on progress. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when scheduling and measuring. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems and show how problems in one area can affect another. 

    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  49710   National Diploma: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  58473   National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  79808   National Diploma: Occupational Safety  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Fundamental  49709   National Certificate: Criminology  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Fundamental  49061   National Certificate: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  49122   National Certificate: Radio Station Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Fundamental  49059   National Diploma: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  63209   National Certificate: Energy Regulation  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    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  58394   National Certificate: Film and Television Production  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49107   National Certificate: Inspection and Enforcement Services  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    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  49511   National Certificate: Lift Inspection  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49337   National Certificate: Multi-National Safety and Security Operations Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  48671   National Certificate: Music Industry: Sound Technology  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  57631   National Certificate: Radiation Protection  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  58183   National Diploma: Forensic Pathology Support  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  60072   National Diploma: Inspection and Assessment (Non-Metallics)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49023   National Diploma: Liaison Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Elective  58309   National Diploma: Project Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  63369   National Diploma: Trade Union Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  48784   National Diploma: Translation  Level 5  NQF Level 05  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. Avenida (Pty) Ltd 
    5. CAE College of Audio Engineering 
    6. Creative Arts College 
    7. Davest Trading 36 Pty Ltd 
    8. eMedia Investment 
    9. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    10. FILM Mentorship & Training 
    11. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    12. Gauteng Central College PTY LTD 
    13. IALE School of Advanced Learning and Education (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Icando 
    15. In Excess Trading 22 T/A ATTI Polokwane 
    16. Institute for the Advancement of Journalism 
    17. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    18. Kundani Trading 
    19. Makwedeng Training 
    20. Media Village Communication 
    21. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    22. Oakfields College 
    23. Oakfields College (Head Office) 
    24. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    25. The Media Workshop cc 
    26. WARRANT OFFICER ACADEMY 



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