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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Comply with organisational ethics in a project environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244558  Comply with organisational ethics in a project environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Project Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Project Management 
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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard will be able to understand and apply the profession's code of conduct and its ethical principles.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing the profession's code of conduct and its ethical principles.
  • Adhering to code of conduct.
  • Identifying and understanding the ethical issues in the organisation.
  • Identifying and understand the issues with regards to confidential information. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Computer Literacy and applicable software at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements which are applicable to the unit standard titles, specific outcomes and assessment criteria are found beneath the applicable assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the profession's code of conduct and its ethical principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of the code of conduct is explained relative to the project environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    he principles of a code of conduct are identified and explained with examples of how the principles apply to project and personal environment. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Code of conduct and ethics includes rules, regulations, laws, unwritten rules.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship is explained between the code of conduct and successful project support services and project management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The implications are explained of the effect of the code of conduct and ethics on an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain and adhere to the profession's code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Code of conduct is explained relative to the individual's role in the project environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Code of conduct is applied and implemented according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Deviations from the code of conduct are reported to the relevant authorities for remedial action. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify, explain and adhere to the ethical principles applicable in the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Ethical principles are identified and explained relative to the individual's role in the project environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ethical principles are acted upon and applied according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Deviations from ethical principles reported to the relevant authorities for remedial action. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify and apply the procedures and restrictions with regard to confidential information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Procedures and restrictions relating to confidential information are identified and explained with reference to the relevant code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Procedures and restrictions relating to confidential information are acted upon and applied in terms of organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Deviations from procedures and restrictions are reported to the relevant authorities for remedial action. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor 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.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Knowledge of the organisation's code of conduct for project management professionals.
  • An understanding of the ethics which apply to project support services and project management issues in an organisation.
  • An understanding of how codes of conduct and ethics fit into project support services and project management organisations.
  • An understanding of the treatment of confidential information. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the code of conduct or ethical issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information related to ethics and code of conduct so that these are accurately interpreted into behaviour standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that project support services and project management personnel's behaviours are interrelated to the overall success of the individual or team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when dealing with organisation ethics. 

    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  58800   Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Support Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    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. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    2. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    3. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    4. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    5. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 



    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.