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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Promote sport activity in a community 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243293  Promote sport activity in a community 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
10199  Promote sport and fitness activity in a community  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner, on completion of this unit standard, will be able to use effective and legally acceptable methods to promote sport or activities in a community, whereby community awareness and community participation is maximised.

Competent qualifying learners will provide safe, quality and positive experiences to participants, and thereby strengthen and promote the sport profession in general.

In addition learners will strive to upgrade existing sport skills and facilities in rural disadvantaged communities.

In particular, at the conclusion of this unit standard the qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Scoping and identifying needs within the community.
  • Communicating and promoting sport or activities events and programmes.
  • Identifying suitable distribution points for advertisements to involve stakeholders and/or sponsors.
  • Accessing and securing sponsors.
  • Compiling a promotion plan for sport or recreation activities in the community.

    In addition, on completion of this unit standard, the learner will be well positioned to extend his/her learning and practice into other areas of the sport or fitness profession such as leadership or management, or to strive towards sports or fitness management standards at higher levels. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    A learner undertaking this unit standard must already have:
  • Demonstrated competence against relevant unit standards at NQF level 3 either through a previous qualification or through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which assesses workplace-based experiential learning.
  • Demonstrated competence in Language and Communication skills at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are either explicitly reflected or implied in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria of this unit standard. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Scope and identify needs within the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A scoping exercise is conducted to determine the basic needs and the nature of the social issues within the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Special needs are identified and specified of children, the elderly and infirm, disabled persons and pregnant women. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The target groups are alerted to the feasibility of enhanced sport community activity by listing achievable goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Community needs are established through the distribution and retrieval of well constructed questionnaires. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Sport and fitness activity meetings are planned, structured and conducted to further assess community needs, generate more interest, solicit assistance from stakeholders and sponsors and to form committees to oversee and manage the process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Communicate and promote sport activities, events and programmes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The target market is identified and profiled to ensure engagement of promotional activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The attention of the target market is captured in various agreeable ways. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The interest of young people is effectively aroused by promoting the benefits of sports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Local school principals and church ministers are encouraged to take the lead in launching such a community project by outlining achievable goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Motivational speakers, sports dignitaries as well as oral and visual presentations are used at special mass meetings to promote sport and fitness awareness. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify suitable distribution points for advertisements to involve stakeholders and/or sponsors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Local schools, community centres, hospitals and churches are identified and used as distribution points for sports awareness campaigns. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The attention of the target market is captured in various agreeable ways. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Distribution points are identified for advertisements which will maximise access to the target market. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Co-operation and support of heads of community institutions are elicited by displaying the necessary negotiating and diplomatic skills in order to promote sports awareness campaigns. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A leadership forum to promote, manage and monitor community sport activity is established by meeting with community leaders and outlining their functions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Access and secure sponsors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Potential sponsors are identified and targeted with a view to securing sponsorship. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential sponsors are motivated by using properly identified incentives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The commitment of sponsors is ensured by highlighting benefits to both community and sponsor. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Continuous involvement and support of sponsors are effected by forging meaningful partnerships. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Compile a promotion plan for sport activity in the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A leadership team is assembled to collectively compile an approved promotion plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The promotion plan targets a specific market. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The promotion plan delivers within a reasonable time-frame. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The promotion plan generates the necessary resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The promotion plan implements delivery dates and a realistic plan of action. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard, or assessing this unit standard, must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge underpinning the above specific outcomes is:
  • Effective communication skills including ranges of verbal, written and visual presentations.
  • Master logical and systematic organizational skills as well as diplomatic negotiating skills.
  • Employ suitable incentives as applicable to different sponsors.
  • Necessary elements of a promotion plan.
  • Know and understand the requirements for posters, pamphlets and newspaper inputs.
  • Basic market research.
  • Norms and values related to SRF.
  • Importance of being a role model.
  • Self-control techniques. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Critically evaluate and analyse information gathered from questionnaires, meetings and discussions in order to formulate a suitable implementation strategy.
  • Problem identification and solution in creative ways, especially related to the behaviour of participants in a sport, recreation and fitness programme. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Promoting team and group work amongst the participants in a programme. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self within the context of setting a good example for others to follow in the context of a sport, recreation and fitness programme. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Appropriate use of information technology equipment and systems in organising and executing events, activities and programmes. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Core  67697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61595   Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67461   Further Education and Training Certificate: Event Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  73189   Further Education and Training Certificate: Golfing and Golf Coaching  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  66249   Further Education and Training Certificate: New Venture Creation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  50080   Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  64369   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Coaching: Juniors/Beginners  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  61609   Further Education and Training Certificate: Volunteer Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  80946   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. BPC HR Solutions 
    2. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    3. Impact Plus Training Consultants 
    4. ITUMELENG TRAINING SOLUTIONS (GARFONTEIN) 
    5. MEGRO LEARNING LOWVELD 
    6. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    7. Siyaloba Training Academy 
    8. Thuto Adult Centre 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.