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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Access creative arts and cultural processes to develop social and interactive skills to promote self-esteem and healing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7533  Access creative arts and cultural processes to develop social and interactive skills to promote self-esteem and healing 
ORIGINATOR
SGB ABET CA 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 
To be credited in this unit learners must be able to demonstrate a deep sensitivity towards the needs strengths, and
interests of themselves and others.

Acquire skills which engender mutual cooperation. Develop interpersonal relations through creative experiences. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Access creative forms and processes to promote self-esteem and self-reliance. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Demonstrate developing confidence and a sense of security about personal identity

Understand and appreciate the way in which individual's family background, language and culture influences ideas and beliefs

Participate with growing confidence in arts expressions

Understand the cause and effects of power relations within groups in their immediate environment and the larger society.

Build self-esteem by valuing individual contributions within a safe, non-threatening arts environment

Reflect on group dynamics in arts forms and processes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Understanding of others' cultural values and its possible impact on one's own is displayed through accessing creative forms and processes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Engagement with opportunities for creative expression is displayed to promote self -esteem and self-reliance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Acknowledgement and affirmation of one's own origins is evident to develop self-esteem. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Arts and culture resources are accessed to build self-esteem and confidence. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Access arts and culture processes to explore and develop social and interactive skills. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
v Engage in co-operative decision making
v Demonstrate commitment to group decisions to promote positive interaction
v Respond to others ideas with understanding and sensitivity
v Develop resourcefulness and independence in arts
v Demonstrate the self-discipline and responsibility necessary to the collaborative process
v Express a balanced understanding through negotiation
v Practise unconditional sharing of skills
v Understanding and applying the principles of UBUNTU and negotiation in the context of social interaction 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Ideas are negotiated and affirmed with mutual respect. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Communication and team building is demonstrated in developing social skills. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Sensitivity to the special needs, cultural practises and heritage of others is observed in interaction. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Reflect on restorative influence of arts & culture processes for purposes of self-definition. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Reflect on the restorative influence of arts and culture processes for the purposes of self-definition and self-renewal. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
v Use arts forms creatively to promote healing

v Apply empathy for traumatised people through a variety of arts forms like poetry, drama and role play

v Use expressive and receptive modes to heal the learner.

v Participate in exploring human rights issues as enshrined in the Constitution including cultural rights 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Rehabilitation and growth are evident through the utilisation of the arts therapies. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Contribution to nation-building is evident through arts and culture processes and products. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Restoration of self dignity is evident through reflection. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Social and economic independence is developed through guided experience. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Use enabling and affirming strategies individually and within groups. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Collaborate and co-operate to express and communicate feelings and opinions. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Confidence and independence is evident in individuals and within groups. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Affirming strategies are used to support the contributions of others. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Affirming strategies include positive feedback, reflective listening, appraisal, encouragement, interpretation of contributions.
 



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 occurs in selecting and using affirming strategies to increase confidence. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community to develop social and interactive skills. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively with increasing independence and negotiation with others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation in group and individual projects. 

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 by understanding that self-esteem and confidence are linked to effective problem solving. 

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

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
Learners should have access to skills development in the arts forms of their choice

Furthermore generic competencies are essential including;
  • language and comprehension skills
  • budgeting skills
  • lateral thinking skills 

  • 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: 
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