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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage time productively 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114589  Manage time productively 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

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 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners who need to make decisions and recommendations about effective time management in a new venture.

The qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Identify, explain and describe the purpose and process of scheduling activities in own business.
  • Organise and prepare business activities and estimate their duration.
  • Develop strategies to deal with interruptions
  • Develop an effective business schedule. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard should be competent in Computer Literacy, Mathematical Literacy and Communications at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    A general understanding of the principles, methods and techniques for scheduling tasks and activities. An all-round understanding of the principles, methods and techniques of time planning and management. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify, explain and describe the purpose and process of scheduling activities in own business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of scheduling in business is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A schedule development process is explained in accordance with established business practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The advantages and implications of task completion within the shortest possible time and at a specified due date are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance and function of task scheduling is explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Organise and prepare business activities and estimate their duration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Business activities are defined and identified in terms of their importance for the business and the time each takes to complete. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Business activities are prioritised within the objectives and scope of own. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Predecessor/successor relationships within business activities are identified and distinguished as either mandatory or discretionary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Basic procedures and networks are developed and documented for own business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Time duration estimates are sourced from responsible individuals and indicated on the tasks schedules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Realistic deadlines or time frames are set for each procedure/process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Develop strategies to deal with interruptions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Procedures and times required to complete procedures/tasks are relayed to individuals to ensure all know what is expected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Possible interruptions to procedures/processes/tasks are identified and strategies are developed to deal with each to minimise their effect. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Interruptions are dealt with assertively yet appropriately according to identified strategy and/or business procedure. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Develop an effective business schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Activity lists are updated to contain relevant data. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The shortest time to complete business tasks is determined for a specific business venture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources required for business activities are identified and documented per activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The Start and finish dates of process/projects are indicated according to requirements and duration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Non-critical activities are identified and scheduled according to business requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Office systems, diaries, screening and schedules are developed for own business. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA .
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Principles, methods and techniques for scheduling tasks and activities.
  • Principles, methods and techniques of time planning and management.
  • Office systems for appointments, screening and interruptions
  • Planning schedules
  • Establishing priorities 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community in prioritising activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities by carefully considering the advantages and disadvantages of ineffective time management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to make informed decisions about schedules and time management. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

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

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50479   Further Education and Training Certificate: Advertising  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MICTS 
    Core  78525   Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Repair and Maintenance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  50309   Further Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  71469   Further Education and Training Certificate: Equine Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  23953   Further Education and Training Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  72050   Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  20884   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-10   
    Core  57651   National Certificate: Forensic Science  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  48726   Advanced Diploma: Diplomacy  Level 7  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L7  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  65490   National Certificate: Arboriculture: Tree Preservation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  72049   National Certificate: Pharmacist Assistance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  57804   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  49276   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Trade Exhibitions  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  71949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58539   Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Repair and Maintenance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-02-18  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  64411   Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  78883   Further Education and Training Certificate: Autotronics  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  64697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Health Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49531   Further Education and Training Certificate: Inclusive Education  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  58275   Further Education and Training Certificate: Lift Installation and Maintenance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  64209   Further Education and Training Certificate: Metals Production  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  77963   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mining/Exploration Geology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  65029   Further Education and Training Certificate: Music  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  67354   Further Education and Training Certificate: Piano Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58782   Further Education and Training Certificate: Plumbing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  CETA 
    Elective  58779   Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  65529   Further Education and Training Certificate: Transport Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58581   National Certificate: Air Traffic Support  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  65050   National Certificate: Music  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  49852   National Diploma: Applied Military Intelligence  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  49853   National Diploma: Defensive Mission Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-09-17  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  50500   National Diploma: Electronic Warfare  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  90655   National Certificate: Small Scale Mining  Not Applicable  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MQA 


    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. ABEMS Training Institute (PTY) Ltd. 
    2. Aldabri 106 (PTY) Ltd 
    3. Anti-crime Force Training Academy 
    4. ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd (VANDERBIJLPARK) (TP) 
    5. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    7. Aviation Training Academy 
    8. Award Media (Pty) Ltd T/A Award Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    9. BA AND DJ CLEANING AND SECURITY SERVICES 
    10. Barloworld Equipment (Pty) Ltd (BELLVILLE) (TP) 
    11. Bikologix Projects 
    12. Blue Horison Properties 53 (Pty) Ltd T/A Durnacol Skills Innovation Hu 
    13. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    14. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    15. Bravospace 139 cc T/A Metro Skills Academy (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    16. Buscor 
    17. College of Production Technology 
    18. COLLIERY TRAINING COLLEGE 
    19. COLLIERY TRAINING COLLEGE (Witbank)(TP) 
    20. Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd (MIDDELBURG) (TP) 
    21. CORPORATE ASSESSMENTS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD T/A CORPORATE ASSESSMENT SOL 
    22. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    23. Dawsons Training Academy (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
    24. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    25. DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AND TRAINING ACADEMY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA 
    26. Dizani Consulting cc (AMANZIMTOTI) (TP) 
    27. Dorbyl Automotive Systems (NEAVE INDUSTRIAL) (TP) 
    28. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Charles Good Year Campus 
    29. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    30. Ekurhuleni West College Thembisa Campus 
    31. Ekurhuleni West Public FET College - Kempton Campus 
    32. Ekurhuleni West Public FET College - Lazarus Nhlapo Campus 
    33. ENB Training Service 
    34. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    35. ESKOM HOLDINGS LIMITED 
    36. ESKOM HOLDINGS LIMITED SECURITY RISK MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE 
    37. Etata Trading cc T/A ETATA Training (ALTON) (TP) 
    38. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    39. FILM Mentorship & Training 
    40. FIREARM COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING CENTRE PORT SHEPSTONE 
    41. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    42. FIRST PROFESSIONAL CARE SA 
    43. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    44. Gijima AST Holdings (Pty) Ltd T/A Industrial Skills Development (Tlhah 
    45. Gijima Holdings (Pty) Ltd T/A Industrial Skills Development - Middelb 
    46. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    47. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    48. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    49. HJN TRAINING CC 
    50. HLONGWANE SECURITY CC T/A HLONGWANE SECURITY CC JHB 
    51. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    52. IHAWU FIREARM CENTRE CC 
    53. Ikhaya Fundisa Technical Academy 
    54. Imperial Technical Training Academy (BLACKHEATH) (TP) 
    55. Imperial Technical Training Academy (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    56. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    57. In Excess Trading 22 T/A ATTI Polokwane 
    58. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    59. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    60. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    61. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    62. ISIBONELO SECURITY SOLUTIONS 
    63. ITAGE SECURITY ACADEMY 
    64. ITHEMBA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 
    65. J. R. SECURITY SERVICES 
    66. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    67. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    68. JMC TECHNICAL TRAINING (Bloemfontein)(TP) 
    69. Jobafrik Consulting 
    70. Josmap Training Institute 
    71. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    72. Keewave Trading 403 (Pty) Ltd T/A VH Consulting (DURBAN) (TP) 
    73. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    74. Khula Nonke Training & Development 
    75. KwaZulu Automotive Training Services cc (KZN) (DURBAN) (TP) 
    76. LEAD TRAINING CONSULTANTS 
    77. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    78. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    79. MAGIC LABOUR HIRE AND SECURITY SERVICES 
    80. McCarthy Automotive Artisan Academy (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    81. McCarthy Automotive Artisans Academy (PINETOWN) (TP) 
    82. MCD Training Centre (Pty) Ltd (MEYERTON) (TP) 
    83. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    84. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    85. MML Consulting CC. 
    86. Mopani South East FET College - Phalaborwa Campus 
    87. MULELU BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
    88. MZANSI SKILLS BASE CC (Selby)(TP) 
    89. NEMISA 
    90. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    91. Nkinane Training Institute and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    92. Orbit FET College - Mankwe Campus 
    93. Otis (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
    94. Otis (Pty) Ltd (MOWBRAY) (TP) 
    95. OTIS (PTY) LTD (Wadeville)(TP) 
    96. PCJ Skills Development Agency T/A Smart Training Solutions (PORT ELIZA 
    97. PERSAS PROTECTION CC 
    98. PHRONESIS TRAINING ACADEMY GP 
    99. Planet Waves 237 (Pty) Ltd T/A Occupational Learning Centre (OLC) (PRE 
    100. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    101. Production Management Institute 
    102. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa 
    103. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    104. Qualitas Training cc (SELBY) (TP) 
    105. Rankin Training Solutions cc (PINETOWN) (TP) 
    106. Reflections Development Institute 
    107. Rema Tip Top SA (Pty) Ltd (BENONI) (TP) 
    108. SA HUNT TRAINING BRITS 
    109. Sedibeng Artisan Skills Training Centre (VEREENIGING) (TP) 
    110. Seige Trading Solutions 
    111. SHALLYB TRADING CC 
    112. Shukela Training Centre 
    113. SMITHS MANUFACTURING (PTY) LTD (New Germany)(TP) 
    114. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    115. SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOL OF PARALEGAL STUDIES 
    116. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    117. St Anthony''s Education Centre 
    118. St Anthony's Education Centre (BOKSBURG) (TP) 
    119. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    120. THE CAPE SHOOTING ACADEMY WC 
    121. The Crimson CO CC. 
    122. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    123. Tlaletso Consultants 
    124. Toyota Academy Toyota SA Motors (Pty) Ltd (SANDTON) (TP) 
    125. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    126. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    127. TRIOTIC PROTECTION SERVICES CC 
    128. Twin Peak Technologies 
    129. Virtual Afrika Business Solutions cc 
    130. Volkswagen of South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Technical Learning Academy (UIT 
    131. Wessies Brokerage T/A WI Training (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    132. Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa 
    133. Wise Training Centre 
    134. WORLD CLASS SECURITY 
    135. Xtensive ICT Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    136. Y3K Training cc (CAPE TOWN) (TP) 



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