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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Create, improvise and organize sport activities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243303  Create, improvise and organize sport activities 
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
10197  Create, improvise and organise sport, recreation and fitness activities  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard will be able to plan and organise Sport activities for an identified target group. The learner will be able to take into account the different needs of target groups as they relate to age differences, abilities and interests of the target group as well as the availability of a facility, venue or playing field and improvise where necessary.

Competent qualifying learners in Sport organisation will provide safe, quality and positive experiences to participants and volunteers and thus strengthen the Sport profession in general.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Establish an organising committee to oversee the activities.
  • Compile an activity plan for the agreed activities.
  • Administer the logistics of the activity.
  • Market the activities within the community.
  • Deal with participants and volunteers.
  • Evaluate the experience.

    In addition the learner will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas of Sport or Recreation organization, or to strive towards Sport, Recreation or Fitness management standards and practice at higher levels. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    A learner undertaking this unit standard is assumed to 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 
    Establish an organising committee to oversee the activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Processes are facilitated leading to the nomination of committee members who will be involved in the organization of the activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The portfolios of the committee are determined with sufficient detail to ensure appropriate coverage of the organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The tasks and responsibilities of each member are adequately defined so that duties are carried out effectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Guidelines are provided to the committee with regards to meeting procedures, agendas and minutes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Compile an activity plan for the agreed activities. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Number of activities, programme of the day, due dates, and budgetary and financial requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An investigation is carried out that clearly establishes the needs of the target group(s). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A plan is compiled that outlines the nature of the activities to be undertaken as well as the due dates, transport, equipment, accommodation and food. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The programme for the day is developed with due emphasis on meeting the needs of the target group(s). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A budget is compiled with clear guidelines on how the programme will be executed to meet budgetary constraints. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Administer the logistics of the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A database of volunteers and participants is compiled that ensures maximum human resource utilization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate arrangements are made to secure and prepare the venue/field/facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Meals and dietary requirements are prepared according to a specified plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Accommodation and transport to and from the venue are arranged and booked according to plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Safety issues are addressed according to specified requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Market the activities within the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Effective posters, leaflets, flyers, press releases are constructed and distributed for maximum impact in the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A programme of liaison with local electronic and print media is compiled and executed for maximum effect. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Directions to the venue are supplied with due regard to different approach points. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Sponsorships are obtained by implementing effective fundraising strategies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Deal with participants and volunteers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Participants are briefed on general information such as location of ablutions and safety. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Participants are registered accurately and efficiently in an appropriate database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Fixtures are drawn up and referees, umpires, play leaders allocated as required for maximum efficiency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The transport to and from the venue is organized and executed efficiently and punctually for participants and volunteers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Tasks and responsibilities of all volunteers are allocated with due regard for previous experience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Performance and progress are monitored and feedback is provided with the intent to improve the operation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Evaluate the experience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Qualitative and quantitative evaluations are executed to determine the value of the experience to various groups of participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A report is compiled that accords to the prescriptions of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A report is prepared on the budget and other financial aspects that demonstrates clearly the financial efficacy or otherwise of the programme. 


    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 includes:
  • Requirements for marketing leaflets, fliers and posters.
  • Characteristics of activities.
  • Techniques to adapt activities as it relates to the target group.
  • Characteristics of target groups.
  • Techniques to adapt the venue/facility/play field to the activities and characteristics of the target group.
  • Meeting procedures and documents.
  • Portfolios of the organising committee.
  • Task lists, checklists, schedules, evaluation forms and press releases.
  • Interpreting budgets and constraints.
  • Equipment related to specific activities.
  • Improvising techniques relating to activities, equipment and facilities.
  • Communication techniques.
  • Management techniques related to participants, volunteers and officials.
  • Protocol. 

  • 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 related to the establishment of appropriate circumstances for the organization of the events. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team and group work in facilitating appropriate conditions for community activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Managing self within the context of organizing the series of events. 

    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  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. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    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.