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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Demonstrate effective self-management skills 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7503  Demonstrate effective self-management skills 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Life Skills 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2000-12-06  2003-12-06  SAQA 1633/00 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2004-12-06   2007-12-06  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
15091  Plan to manage one`s time  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Promotion of self-empowerment so that people can reach their maximum potential in life. Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to display the skills necessary for effective personal planning, display an understanding of assertiveness, display analytical and reflective thinking skills, display an understanding of career planning and management skills. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Communication ABET level 3 in both English and Mother tongue or equivalent titled `Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions`. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Display the skills necessary for effective personal planning. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Information gathering includes from print and electronic media and basic e-mail and internet usage. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Knowledge and application of the skills necessary for effective goal setting is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Understanding of time management is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Understanding of decision making is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Understanding of problem solving is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Understanding of studying skills is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Understanding of task management is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Understanding of information gathering is demonstrated. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Display analytical and reflective thinking skills. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Real life situations should be used 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The ability to analyse a situation logically and realistically is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Ability to reflect critically on one's own thinking is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Ability to think creatively and to consider alternative possibilities is demonstrated. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Display an understanding of assertiveness. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Learners should be encouraged not to endanger their personal safety in being assertive. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. An understanding of the nature of assertiveness as opposed to submissiveness or aggression is demonstrated/displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An understanding of how to be assertive in practical situations is displayed. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Display an understanding of career planning and management skills. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Personal strength, weaknesses, abilities and talents are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Personal strengths, weaknesses, abilities and talents are linked to potential career paths. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Categories of careers are identified and understood. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Training opportunities and institutions are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Ability to construct an effective "C.V." is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Ability to present yourself positively in an interview situation is displayed. 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An awareness of the concept of potential.
  • A belief in the possibility for positive change. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    This unit standard also supports the development of the following developmental outcomes:
  • Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively.
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts.
  • Exploring education and career opportunities.
  • Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions have been made using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group organisation and community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard will expire during December 2003. It has already been replaced by unit standard 15091, which is " Plan to manage one`s time", 3 credits, ABET Level 4. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-12-04  CETA 
    Fundamental  22971   General Education and Training Certificate: Conservation  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Fundamental  22190   General Education and Training Certificate: Tourism  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Fundamental  22991   National Certificate: Refractories Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  20657   National Certificate: Food and Beverage Processing: Plant Baking Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was FOODBEV until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD (V/R) 
    2. ASSOCIATED MANGANESE MINES OF SA LTD 
    3. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    4. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    5. EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED 
    6. ERGO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    7. Exxaro Coal Pty Ltd 
    8. Fundisa Zonke Training Academy 
    9. HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED 
    10. IMPALA PLATINUM LIMITED 
    11. IMPALA PLATINUM LIMITED - RUSTENBURG 
    12. KHUTALA COLLIERY 
    13. LAFARGE SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    14. Majuba TVET College 
    15. Mathome Training & Development 
    16. MATLA COLLIERY 
    17. MESSINA PLATINUM MINES 
    18. MINTEK 
    19. MODIKWA PLATINUM MINE 
    20. MURRAY & ROBERTS CEMENTATION PTY LTD 
    21. NORTHAM PLATINUM LIMITED 
    22. Palabora Copper Pty Ltd 
    23. Richtrau No 177 Pty Ltd t/a Bokoni Platinum Mines (Lebowa Platinum Mines) 
    24. SHAFT SINKERS MINING PTY LTD 
    25. SIBANYE GOLD ACADEMY PROPRIETARY LIMITED 
    26. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    28. VENETIA MINE 
    29. WESTERN PLATINUM KAREE MINE 
    30. XTRACT TRAINING SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    31. Xtrata SA Pty Ltd t/a Xstrata Alloys Business Unit Western mines 



    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.