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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Analyse compliance to legal requirements and recommend corrective actions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252030  Analyse compliance to legal requirements and recommend corrective actions 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 
This Unit Standard is intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and accessing relevant laws, legal documents, standards and codes of practice applicable to a unit.
  • Interpreting laws, legal documents, standards and codes of practice relevant to a unit.
  • Analysing the compliance to legislation and other requirements that regulate the unit.
  • Formulating recommendations on addressing areas of non-compliance with legal and other requirements. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The learner is required to apply the learning in respect of this/her own area of responsibility.
  • Unit refers to the division, department or business unit in which the learner is responsible for managing and leading staff.
  • Entity includes, but is not limited to, a company, business unit, public institution, small business, Non-Profit Organisation or Non-Governmental Organisation.
  • Laws, requirements and standards, including those relating to labour, occupational health, safety and environment and finances.
  • Legal documents include contracts, legal registers and records. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and access relevant laws, legal documents, standards and codes of practice applicable to a unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Laws relating to labour, finances, occupational health, safety and the environment, and any other requirements and standards relevant to the unit are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information on the identified documents is categorised and recorded for retrieval when required. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Interpret laws, legal documents, standards and codes of practice relevant to the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Legal obligations are identified with reference to the requirements relevant to a unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stakeholders are consulted to obtain their points of view on the legal obligations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The implications of compliance and non-compliance are motivated with reference to examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analyse the compliance to legal and other requirements that regulate the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The entity's standards and codes are analysed to determine the degree of compliance by the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The analysis of the unit identifies the extent to which the unit complies with relevant legal and other requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Legal documents used in the unit are authentic, current and appropriate and comply with all legal and other requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Terminology used in the unit's documents, contracts, standards, codes of practice and transactions is in line with relevant legal and other requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reporting and control systems are in place in accordance with relevant legal and other requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Ares of compliance and non-compliance are recorded and communicated to all stakeholders and interested and affected parties. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Formulate recommendations on addressing areas of non-compliance with legal and other requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Areas where non-compliance is identified are recorded for corrective action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate corrective action is recommended in areas where non-compliance is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A report on non-compliance/compliance with applicable legal and other requirements, with recommendations is submitted to management and other stakeholders for appropriate corrective action. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Laws (including legislation), rules and statutory requirements applicable to the entity and the specific unit.
  • The implications of the relevant laws, rules and statutory requirements.
  • Requirements relating to legal documents/records relevant to the unit. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to corrective actions in cases of non-compliance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in order to ensure that all legal requirements are adhered to. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities to ensure adherence to legal competence. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information which might hinder or advance legal compliance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that members in the unit clearly understand relevant legal obligations, procedures and processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to source and access all legal documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems and the implications of non-compliance on the unit and the entity. 

    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:
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities. 

  • 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  79886   National Certificate: Business Advising  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  63369   National Diploma: Trade Union 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.
     
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