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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coordinate the logistics of a sports team on tour 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252180  Coordinate the logistics of a sports team on tour 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
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 
A learner achieving this unit standard will be able to plan, co-ordinate and execute all relevant logistical requirements of sending a team on tour either nationally or internationally. The learner will achieve this through organizing and managing appropriate travel arrangements whilst ensuring that the team and supporting staff adhere to all legal, customs and other requirements.

The learner will, furthermore, be able to ensure that all necessary support services are available not only to team and supporting staff, but also to team supporters. This unit standard, combined with other core and elective standards in coaching, fitness or recreation will provide the learner with the competence to practice relevant skills.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Collect and manage personal information relating to the team members.
  • Plan for the travel requirements of a team.
  • Organise and schedule the logistical and legal requirements.
  • Co-ordinate athlete and team support.
  • Manage sport kit and equipment.

    In addition, the learner will be well positioned to extend his or her learning and practice into other areas of Sport or Fitness disciplines, or to strive towards professional standards and practices at higher levels. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Plan and organise activities at NQF Level 4.
  • Financial Management at NQF Level 4.
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 4 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are either explicitly reflected or implied in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria of this unit standard. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Collect and manage personal information relating to the team members. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A plan is written with defined timelines, tasks and resources to manage the information relating to the travelling team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An appropriate questionnaire is designed and distributed to obtain required data. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to:
  • Biographical information, personal details, medical requirements, dietary requirements, special needs, history of performance.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A database is developed to contain the collected information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The database is structured and organised to enable efficient and effective access of information. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan for the travel requirements of a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Criteria are identified and a plan is written for travel, accommodation and transport requirements of the team and the tour. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Transport to and distances from mall/facilities, dining facilities, playing fields and other participation facilities, stadiums and halls.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Team support facilities and their location or ease of access are considered in the travel plan. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to:
  • Hospitals, airports, restaurants, banks.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Support facilities are considered in the travel plan that provide for efficient access to the team's events. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Organise and schedule according to logistical and legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Travel arrangements are planned and coordinated in consideration of all the components of the tour. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Transport schedules, training camps, sport events, competition schedules, freighting kit and equipment.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information is accessed and interpreted into a written itinerary. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Plane, train, bus schedules, shipping or freighting of kit and equipment.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consideration is given to special needs and specific requirements of the team when travelling. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Dietary, seating, special needs, medication.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Travel requirements are planned to ensure national and international regulations are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Visas, inoculations, customs, import and export laws, security laws.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    An information system is developed for briefing participants before and during the tour. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Co-ordinate athlete and team support. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant areas of support for athletes are identified and provision is made for access to support prior, during and after competition. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Motivation, counselling, advising, recreation, use of free time, discipline.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Security of important documentation is planned and managed for the tour. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Flight tickets, passports, ID books.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A plan is written for financial allowances and the control of cash during the tour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The fitness and nutritional needs are coordinated in accordance with the training and nutritional requirements of the athletes or team members. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Manage sport kit and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate team kit is identified and logged to adhere to competition requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to competition kit, leisure wear, formal wear.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Branding and marking are identified to align to the requirements of the governing body. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A kit check list is compiled to meet the needs of the individuals in the team and their sport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Sport kit and equipment transport plan is drawn up to cater for freighting and safety of equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The plan includes contingencies for the non arrival, loss or non availability of equipment or kit. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The qualifying learner is able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
  • General travel arrangements such as:
    > Visas.
    > Inoculations.
    > Freighting procedures.
    > Airline reservations.
    > Transport requirements.
  • Import and export requirements (e.g. weapons).
  • Customs requirements.
  • Reconnaissance techniques and questionnaires.
  • The interpretation of variety of schedules relating to sport teams.
  • Sport code prescriptions pertaining to competition wear.
  • Participation prescriptions pertaining to the team kit, including markings.
  • Team prescriptions pertaining to the team kit, including leisure, formal and competition wear.
  • Requirements regarding transport and freighting of equipment.
  • Information management. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team work is evident when the different needs of individuals and teams are responded to in an appropriate way. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information evaluation is evidenced when schedules for training camps and sessions are drawn up and linked with travel and other schedules. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Additionally, 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 SCIENCE 
    Use of science and technology is made when reservations are made for airline, bus or train travel and itineraries communicated timeously to all concerned. 

    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 
    Values:

    Demonstration of the knowledge and skills outlined in this unit standard must be consistent with the principles of:
  • Respecting the natural and cultural environment.
  • Accepting and maintaining a non-discriminatory attitude towards diversity including, for example: Differences in gender, race, religion, physical ability and culture. 

  • 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  60309   National Certificate: Sport Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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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