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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Promote a learning culture in an organisation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252041  Promote a learning culture in an organisation 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
15222  Promote a learning culture in an organisation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard will be useful to people who are involved in planning, managing and/or implementing training and development within organisations. The Unit Standard will be especially useful to skills development facilitators, training managers and human resource development practitioners.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation.
  • Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation.
  • Implement strategies to promote a learning culture. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this Unit Standard are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    A "learning culture" refers to an environment and attitude in which learning and assessment is encouraged and rewarded, learning and assessment opportunities are provided and supported across the organisation, participation is voluntary and at high levels, learning is clearly linked to organisational goals and individual aspirations and learning and assessment is supported by quality policies and procedures.

    For the purposes of assessment against this Unit Standard, candidates may demonstrate the ability to apply the Specific Outcomes for a small to medium organisation, or a department within a large organisation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The analysis to be based on information derived from training and development plans, reports, interviews and observation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is gathered from relevant and representative sources. The range of sources utilised is sufficient to confirm the accuracy and validity of the information across the full spectrum of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The analysis defines the extent to which learning is needed within the organisation across levels of work and/or functional work areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The analysis identifies the status of learning and the learning culture in terms of quantitative and qualitative indicators. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Quantitative indicators include proportion of active learners to the total personnel, proportion of active learning in relation to identified needs, proportions of active learners across levels of work and/or functional areas.
  • Qualitative indicators include perceptions of different categories of personnel in terms of the value, relevance and effectiveness of learning in general and the learning opportunities provided.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The analysis identifies possible explanations for the current status of the learning culture, whether positive or negative, in terms of historical trends, current influences and future prospects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The analysis identifies the potential contribution of learning and development to the attainment of organisational and individual goals. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Objectives of the promotion strategies are defined in measurable and time bound terms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategies are sustainable and are defined in terms of key actions, methods, required resources, target audience, timing of actions and potential constraints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Strategies are relevant to the needs of the organisation and individuals, and address issues identified in the analysis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Strategies cater for various categories of people and learning needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Details are provided of the costs associated with promotion activities. The costs are justified by the identified benefits. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The strategies are put to stakeholders with supporting arguments for their adoption. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement strategies to promote a learning culture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learning and development opportunities are promoted throughout the organisation according to the planned strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Promotion activities emphasise the benefits of learning and development to individuals and the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The promotion facilitates clear understanding of the learning and development needs of the organisation and individuals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Promotion of learning is aligned with current skills profiles of individuals, organisation and transformation needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Promotion activities are sustained according to the planned strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The impact of promotional strategies is evaluated against pre-determined objectives and appropriate changes are implemented as needed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body (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 or will assess this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed relevant ETQA procedures.
  • Therefore, anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the Specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria.
  • Methods of gathering, analysing and recording data.
  • Promotional mechanisms. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • This outcome will be demonstrated during the planning stage as well as when conducting the analysis. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams:
  • This outcome will be demonstrated when conducting the analysis using group processes. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively:
  • This unit standard requires high levels of self-management and organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • This outcome will be addressed in analysis phase. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills:
  • Communication will be demonstrated mainly during the promotion phase. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a system:
  • The inter-relatedness of a learning culture and the development of the organisation is central to this Unit Standard. 

  • 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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 15222, "Promote a learning culture in an organisation", Level 5, 3 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    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  50334   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50333   National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  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.
     
    1. A5 Competence Evolution 
    2. ABASUNGULI TRAINING SPESIALISTS (PTY) LTD 
    3. Abinet Training and Development 
    4. Academy for Continuous Professional Development 
    5. Academy of People Development (PTY) LTD 
    6. Academy Training Group 
    7. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
    8. Accreditation & Training Services 
    9. Advantage Training Services cc 
    10. Affari Consultants cc 
    11. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY)LTD 
    12. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    13. ALMENTA 240 
    14. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    15. AQUARIUS SKILLS SOLUTION 
    16. Aquila Summa Offensa Responsio Iugales Praestructio (ASORIP) (NPC) 
    17. Assessment & RPL College (Pty) Ltd 
    18. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    19. ATE Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    20. ATTE - The Training Edge 
    21. Basadi Africa Management 
    22. BDCE 
    23. Bogolo Ba Thuto Training Academy 
    24. Bohlali Provider Support 
    25. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events cc 
    26. BORDERGATE EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND PROJECTS 
    27. Boston City Campus and Business College (PTY) Ltd 
    28. BPK Trading and Project 
    29. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    30. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    31. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    32. BRIGHT IDEA PROJECTS 447 PTY LTD T/A MIND -THE- GAP 
    33. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    34. Business Development Unit (PTY)Ltd 
    35. Business Intelligence Trading 48 (PTY) LTD 
    36. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Cale Developments 
    38. CEDARS ACADEMY FOR TECHNICAL TRAININGPTYLTD 
    39. Chartall Business College 
    40. CHERE CONSULTING PTYLTD 
    41. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
    42. COLLEGE FOR BUSINESS AND AUCTIONEERS 
    43. Compass Academy of Learning 
    44. Competitive Edge Training & Consulting 
    45. CONNECT THE DOTS 
    46. Cool Ideas 1 (PTY) LTD. t/a VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    47. D and D Lwazi Renaissance Research and Development Institute 
    48. D M Management and Consulting 
    49. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Designa Qualifications Pty Ltd 
    51. Diligence Defined Projects PTY Ltd t/a Deligence Defined 
    52. Ditebogo Consultancy 
    53. Ditshiamiso Business Enterprise cc 
    54. Driving Instincts cc 
    55. DRM Skills Academy 
    56. DYNA TRAINING PTY LTD 
    57. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    58. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Empire Conferencing and Training 
    60. Enjo Consultants 
    61. ENTSIKA CONSULTING SERVICES PTY LTD 
    62. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    63. Esigangeni General Trading 
    64. FICS Ekurhuleni West 
    65. FLIGHT CENTRE South Africa Pty (Ltd) 
    66. Funda Africa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Future Performance Training and Development 
    68. FUTURE PERFORMANCE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    69. GLOBAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    70. Gotsec Skills Training 
    71. GROWTH POINT LEARNING SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    72. HAGGIE STEEL WIRE ROPE (MEMBER OF SCAW METALS GROUP) (Cleveland) 
    73. HEART Solutions 
    74. HRD Performance Consultants 
    75. HRD Training & Consulting 
    76. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    77. Igugu Training and Investments 
    78. Ikgodiseng Business Consulting 
    79. In Excess Trading 22 T/A ATTI Polokwane 
    80. Inkwazi Learning Network 
    81. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    82. IQ Academy (previously known as Fernwood Business College) 
    83. Isamon Integrated 
    84. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    85. Isibani Skills Academy 
    86. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    87. ITUMELENG TRAINING SOLUTIONS (GARFONTEIN) 
    88. IYAM Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Jale Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    90. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    91. Josmap Training Institute 
    92. Kapoko Trading Enterprise 5 
    93. Karabo Info Centre and Trading 
    94. Katiso-kuno Consulting 
    95. Kgaka Kgolo Institute 
    96. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    97. Khaas Training Academy 
    98. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    99. KLM EMPOWERED HUMAN SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS PTYLTD 
    100. KUKHULA GLOBAL PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    101. KWINDLA INSTITUTE OF LEARNING AND CONSULTING 
    102. LANHAM-LOVE CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    103. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Learning Performance Link 
    105. Lebo and Son Investment 
    106. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    107. Life Projects 
    108. Loago Business Consulting 
    109. LVK Management Services 
    110. M3i Skills Development 
    111. Maccauvlei Learning Academy 
    112. Mapheto Business Enterprises t/a MBE 
    113. Mawethu Training 
    114. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    115. MIET 
    116. ML VILJOEN CONSULTANTS 
    117. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    118. Mtk Corporation Solutions 
    119. MWG Logistical Services 
    120. National Versatile Training Institute 
    121. NBNET CONSULTANCY & PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    122. Ndzalama Training 
    123. Nero Training Consultants cc 
    124. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    125. Networx for Career Development 
    126. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    127. NOLWAZI TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    128. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    129. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    130. NS Zonke Management Consultants 
    131. Nsovo Learning Academy 
    132. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    133. OMNI HR CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    134. Opehst Trading 
    135. ORANGE TRAINING ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    136. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 
    137. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD 
    138. Pachi Global Foundation 
    139. Paradise Skills Development 
    140. PC Educational Holdings 
    141. PC Educational Holdings Pty Ltd 
    142. PEAKFORD MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    143. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    144. Phakamisa Training Company 
    145. Phangwana Consulting and Training Services 
    146. Pholo Human Capital 
    147. Pitt Institute T/A Imithombo Institute 
    148. Platinum Peak Consulting 
    149. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    150. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    151. PRIOR LEARNING CENTRE 
    152. PRO-ACTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES COLLEGE/PTY/LTD 
    153. PRODIGY BUSINESS SERVICES PTY LTD 
    154. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    155. Reflections Development Institute 
    156. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    157. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    158. Retshetse Training Project 
    159. S A Skills Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    160. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    161. SAKHISISIZWE PROJECTS 
    162. Sanchaa Connection 
    163. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    164. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
    165. Sisazi Consulting 
    166. Sizani Consulting cc 
    167. SKILLS DYNAMICS AFRICA PTY LTD 
    168. Sondela Academy PTY LtD 
    169. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    170. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    171. Starplex 489 cc 
    172. T & T Appointments 
    173. Tembe Service Providers 
    174. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    175. THE BUSINESS SCHOOL OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD. 
    176. The East London Institute for Leadership Advancement & Development 
    177. The Institute of People Development 
    178. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    179. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING(PTY) LTD 
    180. The Skills Launchpad 
    181. The Supreme Training Academy 
    182. Thobologo Training and Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    183. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    184. Tinissa Trading 29 PTY Ltd 
    185. TMG Quality Services 
    186. Train 2 Teach (PTY) Ltd 
    187. Training Answers 
    188. Trainyoucan 
    189. Tsheko-ke-Mokwena Transport and Projects (PTY) Ltd 
    190. Tshepo Hope Consulting 
    191. TSHIRELETSO COMMUNITY CARE CENTRE 
    192. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    193. Vaiti Staffing and Training Solutions cc 
    194. VALE DEVELOPMENT PTYLTD 
    195. Vutivi Training and Skills Development 
    196. Zamsiba Development Consultants 



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