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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases and in particular HIV/AIDS 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252033  Demonstrate ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases and in particular HIV/AIDS 
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:
  • Identify dreaded diseases and their impact on the unit.
  • Promote a non-discriminatory work environment and practices in relation to dreaded diseases.
  • Describe ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases in a unit. 

  • 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.
  • Dread diseases include, but are not limited to, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), malaria and cancer. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify dread diseases and their impact on the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The definition and scope of dread diseases are described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The nature and transmission of at least three dread diseases are described that are prevalent to the work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Prevailing assumptions, fears and prejudices are identified with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Promote a non-discriminatory work environment and practices in relation to dread diseases. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant elements of national legislation and organisational policies relating to dread diseases are identified in terms of their impact on the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Issues of personal privacy and confidentiality relating to dread diseases are described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Types of unfair discrimination relating to dread diseases are describe with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Measures for countering discrimination in the workplace are communicated in the unit. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases in a unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The potential impact of dread diseases on the unit is assessed in relation to the performance of the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Findings and recommendations are compiled in a report. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An action plan is developed to implement the recommendations for dealing with the impact of dread diseases in the unit. 


    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 
    The knowledge underpinning the above specific outcomes is:
  • An overview of the South African Constitution in its current form.
  • An overview of South Africa`s Bill of Human Rights in its current form.
  • The Employment Equity Act insofar as it protects persons with illnesses.
  • Dread diseases.
  • HIV/Aids in relation to workplaces. 

  • 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 in order to develop awareness of the legal framework related to terminal and chronic illness in the workplace and to outline measures for creating a non-discriminatory workplace in relation to this. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team and group work are utilised to facilitate workshops to clarify the various fears, assumptions and expectations related to serious illnesses, particularly HIV/Aids, in an entity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self to enable the research, generally and in a specific entity, of terminal and chronic illnesses, especially HIV/Aids. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing information in order to critique an entity`s policy and practices in dealing with serious workplace illnesses. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communication is established as an area of development in its own right. Also, aspects of personal development feature throughout the achievement of this Unit Standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    An understanding of related systems, such as the impact of employment equity with regard to terminal and chronic illness in an entity, with a special reference to unfair discrimination. 

    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
    Elective  71969   National Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  78943   National Certificate: Autotronics  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  66789   National Certificate: Environmental Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    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  79627   National Certificate: Mechatronics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  66189   National Certificate: Quality Management Systems  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  80046   National Certificate: Tactical Road Traffic Operations  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS 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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    3. AFRICAN GLOBAL SKILLS ACADEMY 
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    5. Bantubanye Skills 
    6. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    7. BRAIN EBOX 
    8. BRAINWORX SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PTY LTD 
    9. BRIGHT IDEA PROJECTS 447 PTY LTD T/A MIND -THE- GAP 
    10. BUHLEBUYEZA INVESTMENTS PTY LTD 
    11. COLLEGE FOR BUSINESS AND AUCTIONEERS 
    12. Connex Marketing cc 
    13. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    14. Dawsons Training Academy (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
    15. EDUNETWORKS CONSULTING 
    16. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    17. HORYZON BUSINESS ACADEMY 
    18. Icando 
    19. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    20. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    21. Jobafrik Consulting 
    22. KAHANI TRAINING AND CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    23. Kalideen Management 
    24. Kgolo Institute 
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    26. Khula Nonke Training & Development 
    27. KHULANI HR CONSULTANCY PTY LTD 
    28. KLM EMPOWERED HUMAN SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS PTYLTD 
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    30. LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE ACADEMY 
    31. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    32. LFP TRAINING CONSULTANTS 
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    34. MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF SOUTH AFRICA 
    35. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    36. McCarthy Automotive Artisan Academy (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    37. McCarthy Automotive Artisans Academy (PINETOWN) (TP) 
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    39. ML VILJOEN CONSULTANTS 
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    47. NS Global Academy 
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    49. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 
    50. PEAKFORD MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    51. PEOPLE SOLUTIONS 
    52. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    53. Poshido Training 
    54. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    55. PROEXPERT TRAINING 
    56. PURPLEGROWTH TRAINING & EXECUTIVE COACHING 
    57. Russ Projects T/A Academy Workplace Development (AWD) (HARRIETDALE) (T 
    58. SAKHISISIZWE PROJECTS 
    59. SBONGUKHANYO PTY LTD 
    60. SG Coal (Pty) Ltd (TP) 
    61. SmartMatta (Pty) Ltd 
    62. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    63. Thando Consulting Services 
    64. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    65. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 
    66. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING 
    67. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    68. Toyota Academy Toyota SA Motors (Pty) Ltd (SANDTON) (TP) 
    69. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    70. Vantage Training 
    71. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    72. Vicmat Consultants 
    73. Wildlife and Enviroment Society of South Africa 
    74. XL AT Consulting CC 
    75. Y3K Training cc (CAPE TOWN) (TP) 
    76. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 



    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.