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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Lead a community sport activity 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243300  Lead a community sport activity 
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  12 
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
13926  Lead an activity for community sport and fitness  Level 4  NQF Level 04  16  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard is able to initiate and coordinate activities within communities with due consideration to its needs and diversity.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Prepare the participants or groups of participants for an activity.
  • Facilitate the process of participation.
  • Ensure that participants remain interested in the activity.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the community and its resources.
  • Introduce the benefits of physical activities to the participants.
  • Evaluate the activity.

    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 advise on community sport activity 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 
    Prepare the participants or groups of participants for an activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose and the benefits of the activity are effectively communicated to all involved. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The nature and duration of the activity is clearly explained to all participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Participants have a clear understanding of what is involved in performing the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Ground rules are determined and established in consultation with the participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The ground rules are clearly explained to all participants. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Facilitate the process of participation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Participation is actively facilitated to ensure the involvement of the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Problems that threaten participation are identified and dealt with in an appropriate way. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Basic movement patterns are correctly demonstrated to the participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Participants are encouraged to perform the movement patterns correctly and according to the ground rules. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Ensure that participants remain interested in the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Activities are varied so as to maintain participants' interest. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Signs of boredom are identified and remedied through appropriate action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Activities are modified to ensure that the participants remain interested. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The needs of the participants are catered for through adapting the activity or equipment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the community and its resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The needs of the community are considered when organising and conducting an activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The location of various important landmarks and facilities are identified within the confines of the community. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to: hospitals, parks, swimming pools, sports grounds, libraries and community centres.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources are identified within the community that can contribute to the success of an activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Activities are adapted to suit the abilities, needs, available resources and circumstances of the target group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    General safety is observed in the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Respect is demonstrated for the natural and cultural environment within the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    A non-discriminatory attitude is displayed towards diversity, including differences in gender, race, religion, ability and culture. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Introduce the benefits of physical activities to the participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The benefits of physical activities are clearly and persuasively explained to all the participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explanations are given using easily understandable language and by citing appropriate examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship is described between participation, general well being, improved health and socialising. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance of good citizenship is demonstrated with reference to cleaning up after activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The relationship between sport and recreation is explained with reference to the basic differences and application. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Evaluate the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Participants are observed to ensure that they continue to enjoy the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Verbal or written evaluation is collected from participants and volunteers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Suggestions are listed for improvements that can be made to the activity in future. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reflect on, measure and evaluate performance in order to improve future practice and learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    An analysis is presented of the effectiveness of the activity in terms of its pre-determined objective. 


    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:
  • Characteristics of programmes.
  • Variety of physical activities and its rules/applications.
  • Equipment and venues utilisation.
  • Methods of adapting activities.
  • Methods of introducing new activities.
  • Motivational techniques.
  • Benefits of participating in activities.
  • Strategies of sport and games.
  • Basic coaching techniques as relevant to activities.
  • Basic movement patterns/actions of play activities.
  • Communication methods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution in creative ways when trying to retain the interest of participants in the activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team and group work when facilitating the process of participation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self within the context of leading community sports, recreation and fitness activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing information when:
  • Gathering information on the community and its resources.
  • Determining the effectiveness of the activity. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively when explaining nature, duration and ground rules of the activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    A systemic approach to the activity within the context of a transforming society and having a positive impact on the community. 

    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  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  66809   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Technical Officiating  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. ITUMELENG TRAINING SOLUTIONS (GARFONTEIN) 
    4. MEGRO LEARNING LOWVELD 
    5. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    6. Siyaloba Training Academy 
    7. 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.