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

Demonstrate skills that relate to a safe and secure environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7504  Demonstrate skills that relate to a safe and secure environment 
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
113966  Identify security, safety and environmental risks in the local environment  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
To promote national safety and security. To promote pro-active involvement in safety and security issues. Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to display an understanding of safety and security within the home; personal safety and security outside the home; road safety regulations and procedures; awareness of various forms and manifestations of abuse; community safety and security issues and skills necessary for effective environmental management. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Communication ABET 3 in both English and mother tongue or equivalent; Natural Science. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Display an understanding of personal safety and security outside the home. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The ability to recognise potentially dangerous situations is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The ability to apply basic precautionary measures outside the home is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Knowledge of basic precautionary measures for children outside the home is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of the road safety regulations and procedures is demonstrated. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Display an understanding of safety and security within the home. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The ability to apply child safety measures in the home is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The ability to apply general safety measures in the home is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The ability to burglar proof the home and to take general security precautions is displayed. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Display an awareness of various forms and manifestations of abuse. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Abuse covers both one-off and more long term situations. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A clear understanding of the nature of abuse is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The identification of emotional, sexual, and physical abuse is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The identification of forms of abuse related to social, political and economic oppression. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The symptoms of abuse are identified and described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. The ability to respond appropriately and effectively to an abusive situation is demonstrated. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Display a critical understanding of community safety and security issues. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Ability to recognise and identify potential safety and security hazards in the community is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An understanding of the issues around community policing, neighbourhood watch is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. An understanding of the controversies surrounding vigilanteeism is displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of the skills necessary for organising the community around safety and security issues is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Those groups in the community who are particularly vulnerable to crime and the measures that can be taken to combat this, are identified. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Display the skills necessary for effective environmental management. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Environment constitutes the physical ground occupied by the community and the immediate surrounding area. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. An understanding of the relationships between the community and the environment is demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Skills necessary for effective maintenance of the community environment are displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Skills necessary for effective management of resources in the community are demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Skills necessary for effective water management are demonstrated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Skills necessary for effective waste management are displayed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Skills necessary for accessing the relevant authorities for environmental issues are displayed. 


UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
This unit standard also supports the development of the following developmental outcomes:
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts. 


  • 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 CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health of others. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard will expire during December 2003. It is being replaced by unit standard 113966, which is "Identify security, safety and environmental risks in the local environment", 6 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  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    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 


    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. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
    2. Hot To Go Training College and Services 
    3. KayDee Project Management Cc 
    4. Setlakala Business Development 
    5. Skills Fusion 
    6. Taletso FET College - Central Office 



    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.