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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop a learning plan and a portfolio for assessment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
376980  Develop a learning plan and a portfolio for assessment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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
12465  Develop a learning plan and a portfolio for assessment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is required by people in the field of engineering and manufacturing. Competent learners can develop a learning plan on how to achieve credits towards a qualification and compile a portfolio for assessment based on learning acquired. They are able to demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of the learning and assessment system and of learning plans and assessment portfolios, including their rights and all applicable procedures.

Qualifying learners are able to:
  • Explain and discuss the learning and assessment system.
  • Develop a learning plan.
  • Prepare a portfolio for assessment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain and discuss the learning and assessment system in South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The Assessment system is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Elements of an assessment system are identified. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but not limited to Assessment Guide, Assessment tools, Unit Standards.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The uses and purposes of elements in an assessment system are described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop a learning plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A learning plan is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Features of a learning plan are identified and described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but not limited to:
  • Learning programme outcomes:
    > Occupational progression pathway.
    > Occupational learning pathway.
    > Study time table.
    > Learning programme matrix.
  • Learning programme schedule:
    > Assessment specifications for the learning programme.
    > Practical.
    > Workplace.
    > Theory components.
    > Competence requirements.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources required by the learning programme are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Resources required for a learning programme are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Learning programme success indicators are identified. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare a Portfolio of Assessment Evidence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of a portfolio of assessment evidence is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Features of a portfolio of assessment evidence are identified. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but not limited to:
  • Cover page.
  • Table of Content.
  • Section dividers.
  • Statement of Authenticity.
  • Sections for the assessment of:
    > Knowledge Assessment.
    > Practical Assessment.
    > Assessment of Critical Cross-field Outcomes and or values and attributes.
  • Demonstration of:
    > Assessment specifications.
    > Learning or exit level outcomes.
    > Portfolio submission checklist.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Learning outcomes and assessment specifications are demonstrated in The assessment evidence items in the portfolio file are compiled to show how the Learning outcomes and assessment specifications have been met by prior learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The portfolio of evidence is processed to meet assessor's requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Time scale for compilation and submission, necessary signatures, inclusion of checklist and other supporting documents.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against the unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA`s policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in the associated unit standards.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification 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 essential knowledge required is embedded in the unit standard's specific outcomes and the associated assessment criteria. 

    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 need to submit a portfolio of assessment evidence in a manner that meets assessment specifications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities in collecting and checking details of the portfolio of assessment evidence. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate assessment information related to the requirements of the portfolio of assessment evidence. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with assessors, teachers and supervisors in enquiring about and clarifying what is required in the assessment specifications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and health and safety of others in carrying out all assessment activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by showing an understanding of the relationship between learning and assessment requirements in the portfolio of assessment evidence. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    Anyone assessing a learner against this Qualification must be registered with the relevant ETQA as an assessor.

    Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement this qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA. Assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines for assessment of that ETQA, in terms of agreements reached around assessment and between various ETQA's (including professional bodies).

    Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA.

    The options as listed above provide the opportunity to ensure that assessment and moderation can be transparent, affordable, valid reliable and non-discriminatory.

    For an applicant to register as an assessor or moderator of this qualification, the applicant needs:
  • To be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • To be in possession of the relevant qualification.
  • To have sufficient relevant experience.
  • To have the appropriate qualification to assess communication and mathematical literacy. 

  • 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 12465, "Develop a learning plan and a portfolio for assessment", Level 2, 6 Credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  79408   National Certificate: Polymer Compound Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    2. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 



    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.