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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop a plan to combat corruption 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252039  Develop a plan to combat corruption 
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:
  • Explaining corruption and its manifestations in the South African work environment.
  • Identifying the impact of corruption on the unit.
  • Analysing areas of potential risk in the unit.
  • Developing a plan to combat corruption in the 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 his/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.
  • Corruption includes, but is not limited to, fraud, theft and nepotism. Management issues include maladministration, incompetence, incapacity, ineptness and inefficiency.
  • Corporate governance requirements, including the King Report and requirements for a listed company.
  • Legislation includes Promotion of Access to Information Act (No 2 of 2000), Protected Disclosures Act (No 26 of 2000), Promotion of Administration of Justice Act (No 3 of 2000), Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act (No 12 of 2004), Public Finance Management Act (No 1 of 1999), Financial Intelligence Centre Act (No 38 of 2001), Prevention of Organised Crime Act. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explaining corruption and its manifestations in the South African work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of corruption is explained with examples from a social and legal perspective. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The difference between fraud, theft and corruption is explained and an indication is given of the consequences of each for the individual, the unit and the entity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Manifestations of potentially corrupt practice are identified from authentic examples from the entity. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identifying the impact of corruption on the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Legislation and requirements relating to corruption is identified in relation to its impact on unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Organisational policies and procedures relating to corruption in the workplace are identified in relation to the consequences of non-compliance for the entity. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Organisational policies and procedures include the Code of Conduct, policies on whistle-blowing, transparency, confidentiality and intellectual property and organisational values and ethics.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Examples of corruption in the entity are described with reference to their impact on performance and stakeholders. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analysing areas of potential risk in the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Own unit is assessed in relation to the combating of corruption in the entity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential risks are identified. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Developing a plan to combat corruption in the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of the unit manager in combating corruption is explained with reference to organisational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A plan is developed for combating corruption in the unit in relation to the potential risks identified. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The plan could include the activities, role players, reward systems, measurement, risks and benefits, as well as personal dimensions such as value systems, attitudes and mores.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Anti-corruption initiatives identified in the plan are communicated to 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 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems in which responses show that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made in identifying the corruption risks in a unit. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community in that anti-corruption initiatives are usually team efforts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly and effectively in completing assignments timeously. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information identifying anti-corruption legislation and frameworks. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively using in communicating anti-corruption initiatives to a peer group or individual. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation by explaining the consequences of corruption for the victim, the unit, the entity, the state, and the perpetrator. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to be culturally sensitive across a range of social contexts in explaining corruption in the unit from a social and legal perspective. 

    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  80066   National Certificate: Strategic Road Traffic Operations  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS 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 


    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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