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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Adapt available spaces in the community as a sports or fitness facility 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243299  Adapt available spaces in the community as a sports or fitness facility 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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  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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
10202  Adapt available spaces in the community as sport and fitness facility  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person achieving this unit standard will be able to adapt existing spaces in the community for utilisation as a facility in the sports context. The learner will do this by recognising, identifying and creatively adapting existing resources as a facility and equipment.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Create safe facilities out of existing spaces.
  • Develop necessary resources for a specific activity.
  • Maintain different surfaces.
  • Manage volunteers.
  • Access sports relevant information.

    Competent qualifying learners, who achieve this standard in conjunction with appropriate related standards in the qualification and at level 5, will be able to effectively adapt available spaces in communities thereby improving the health and ability of communities and contribute to the general improvement of sport in South Africa in general. 

  • 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 
    Create safe facilities out of existing spaces. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Safe spaces in the community/vicinity are identified and proposals for use are submitted that ensures safe participation by participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways are described and applied, to utilise available space as a facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Guidelines to develop the facility are outlined which will address the needs of the participants. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop necessary resources for a specific activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment, rules and sizes of fields for activities to meet specific needs of the participants and environment are adapted for the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Available resources for use as equipment are improvised to enable participation in specific activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Available spaces are identified as play areas and adapted to suit the needs of the activity. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to - open veld, streets or available spaces in built up areas.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain different surfaces. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different surfaces and their uses are demonstrated by indicating their appropriateness for various activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Maintenance techniques are appropriately applied to various surfaces and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Knowledge of lay outs of different fields of activities is clearly explained so as to ensure participants full involvement. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Manage volunteers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Selection of volunteers is conducted by applying relevant recruitment criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Roles and responsbilties of volunteers are clarified during an induction process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Duty rosters and activity schedules are drawn up using input from volunteers. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Access sports relevant information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is accessed regarding events happening elsewhere. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A datebase of service providers is drawn up based on an established network. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Service providers are sourced using a data base. 


    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:
  • Basic facility management.
  • Different surfaces and surface purpose.
  • Layout as prescribed by the rules.
  • Equipment maintenance and management.
  • Different types of equipment.
  • Marketing practices.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Supervision skills.
  • Conflict resolution methods.
  • Means of developing creative solutions.
  • Effective communication methods.
  • Sources of sport relevant information. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem solving is employed when ways of utilising the available space as a facility are described and applied. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Teamwork is demonstrated when ability to control, guide and supervise volunteers is indicated by providing a clear and understandable written outline. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information evaluation is indicated when ability to access information is demonstrated by accessing information about events happening elsewhere. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 10202, " Adapt available spaces in the community as sport, recreation and fitness facility ", Level 4, 3 credits.

    Values:

    Demonstration of the knowledge and skills outlined in this unit standard must be consistent with the principles of:
  • Respecting the natural and cultural environment.
  • Accepting and maintaining a non-discriminatory attitude towards diversity including, for example: differences in gender, race, religion, physical ability and culture. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  67697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  79986   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dance Instruction  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  80946   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67373   National Diploma: Orientation and Mobility Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 


    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. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    2. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    3. South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind 
    4. Tembe Service Providers 



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