SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Understand the origins and functions of South African cultures through promoting indigenous Arts and Culture forms and practices 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7527  Understand the origins and functions of South African cultures through promoting indigenous Arts and Culture forms and practices 
ORIGINATOR
SGB ABET CA 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Cultural Studies 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the origins of diverse cultures;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the functions of diverse cultures and explore creative ways of promoting historically marginalized arts and culture forms and practices. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The learners are able to explore and express an appreciation of visual and physical arts forms from diverse cultures They have an understanding of basic research practises. They are able to identify and share artistic styles and conventions. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand the origins of diverse cultures to promote inclusive practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information on the origins of own and others' arts and culture practises is collected and recorded to reflect key findings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Research of the origins of diverse cultures is undertaken to isolate similar intentions expressed in unique forms. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Understanding of the dynamic nature of culture

    Respect and appreciation for different cultures, arts works and experiences

    Research includes the social construction of
  • environmental, economic and technological base of culture
  • cultural traditions, customs , behaviour patterns and roles
  • the role of language, belief, knowledge, perceptions,
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand the functions of diverse cultures to promote inclusive practise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    2. Knowledge is acquired through the experiential examples of cultural diversity 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Experiential examples and documentation includes
  • different cultures in immediate community, Southern Africa and globally
  • contributions made by people of diverse communities that shape South African cultural heritage
  • works that reflect specific cultural traditions and change
  • works that shape our sense of cultural identity and nationhood
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    1. Recognition of the functions of own and others' culture and practises are demonstrated in an affirming way. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explore creative ways to promote historically marginalized arts and culture forms and practices. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Understand, recognise and creatively respond to historical exclusion and marginalisation of certain artistic forms and practises to promote and preserve such cultural expressions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Oral traditions and processes are explored to engage with examples that reflect previously marginalized arts and culture. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Various oral traditions of diverse cultures using
  • Story-telling
  • Oral History
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Creative responses to traditions and customs are examined to understand the links between cultural tradition and artistic forms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Cultural rights and constitutional protection are recognised to promote arts forms and practises. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Present an arts product which promotes historically marginalized forms and practises. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Community resources includes cultural sites, heritage sites and people in the community.
    Cultural sites-Identify places in their community where they can learn about and experience aspects of culture, how to make use of such places and explain why certain types of behaviour are appropriate at such places. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The influence of culture on self and community is explored in the presentation of a product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Community resources are used in presenting an arts product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Designs, performances and processes are developed and created to promote historically marginalized arts and culture forms and practises. 



    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. Problem solving is used in finding creative ways of promoting historically marginalized forms and practises. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community in research process and community input for presentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse organise and critically evaluate information through the research process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation to plan and present a product. 

    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 such as problem solving with regard to artistic forms is influenced by cultural traditions. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  UMALUSI 


    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.
     
    NONE 



    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.