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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Comply with organisational ethics 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252217  Comply with organisational ethics 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

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
10022  Comply with organisational ethics  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard will be able to describe the organisational code of conduct and ethical issues while adhering to the code of conduct. Learners will also be able to identify and understand the ethical issues in the organisation.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing the code of conduct and ethical issues.
  • Adhering to code of conduct.
  • Identifying and understanding the ethical issues in the organisation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at level on the NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Stakeholders will include customers, suppliers, the public, employees, management, consumer councils, local government, shareholders, trade unions and financial institutions.
  • Business operations may include all forms of marketing, advertising, sales promotions, sponsorship, event marketing, public relations.
  • Media will include all electronic, print, outdoor, digital media, e-media and direct media.
  • Code of conduct and ethics excluding rules, regulations, laws, unwritten rules and any method which helps in dealing with behaviours in an organisation. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the code of conduct and ethical issues. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of the code of conduct is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of a code of conduct are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship between the code of conduct and successful business operation(s) is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The implications the code of conduct and ethics have on an organisation is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Adhere to code of conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Code of conduct is sourced and obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Code of conduct is read, studied and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Code of conduct is applied and implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Deviations from the code are identified and remedial action is taken to comply. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify and understand the ethical issues in the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Ethical issues are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ethical issues are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Ethical issues are acted upon and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Deviations from ethical issues are identified and remedial action is taken to comply. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor 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.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the company's/organisation's code of conduct.
  • A broad understanding of the ethics which apply to business operation issues.
  • A basic understanding of how codes of conduct and ethics fit into an organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the code of conduct or ethical issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information related to ethics and code of conduct so that these are accurately interpreted into behaviour standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that marketing behaviours are interrelated to the overall success of the individual or team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Being culturally sensitive across a range of social contexts so that the application of the code of conduct and ethics are acceptable to all stakeholders with broad cultural backgrounds. 

    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 10022, "Comply with organisational ethics", Level 4, 4 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  63269   National Certificate: Gaming Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  79986   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dance Instruction  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  67464   Further Education and Training Certificate: Marketing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50479   Further Education and Training Certificate: Advertising  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MICTS 


    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. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    3. NEMISA 



    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.