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

Identify the risks associated with disability in own life 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114933  Identify the risks associated with disability in own life 
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
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-06-26  2007-08-16  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-08-16   2011-08-16  

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
244567  Identify the risks associated with disability in own life  Level 2  NQF Level 02   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners who are disabled. It is intended to be part of an induction programme or pre work course to introduce disabled employees to the work or community environment. Programmes based on this Unit Standard should empower disabled learners to operate comfortably in their own life situations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing own disability and the effect of natural limitations on own life.
  • Identifying risks and challenges in own situation.
  • Investigating possibilities for personal empowerment.
  • Investigating ways of dealing with own disability. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is:
  • Permanent, temporary and recurring disabilities.
  • Hearing, sight, physical and mental disabilities.
  • Risks, both upside and downside, at home, work and in social situations.
  • Dread diseases 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe own disability and the effect of the natural limitations on own life. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The nature of the disability is explained and an indication is given of whether the condition is temporary, permanent or likely to change. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to, amputees, cerebral palsy, occupational injuries, multiple disabilities and diseases or conditions that result in physical disability.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The effect of the disability on day-to-day life is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Own strengths and opportunities are identified based on self-reflection. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify risks and challenges in own situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of risk in own life choices is explained with reference to upside and downside risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The challenges in own situation are identified and an indication is given of how these can be overcome systematically. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Investigate possibilities for personal empowerment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The rights and responsibilities of disabled people are identified with reference to the South African Constitution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Available support structures are investigated in own situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Ways in which the individual can participate in the adaptation or rehabilitation process are outlined for the specific disability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Avenues available for redress in case of discrimination or a grievance are identified for people with a disability. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Investigate ways of dealing with own disability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Ways of managing disability are investigated for own situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways of dealing with risks and challenges associated with inclusion are identified and an indication is given of how the individual can deal with the risks and challenges in an emotionally intelligent way. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Techniques for handling discrimination and isolation are demonstrated in role-play. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by a relevant accredited ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant accredited ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems in which responses show that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by identifying risks and challenges in own situation and indication ways of dealing with them. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage his/her own activities responsibly and effectively in investigating ways of dealing with his/her own disability. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and evaluate information in investigating available support structures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has be replaced by unit standard 244567, which is "Identify the risks associated with disability in own life", Level 2, 2 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48783   National Certificate: Financial Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 


    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. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 



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