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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop and establish a disciplinary policy and procedure 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11904  Develop and establish a disciplinary policy and procedure 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 
This unit standard is intended for people who are, or seek to be a human resources management or employment relations practitioner or a general manager. Persons credited with this unit standard are able to ensure that a uniform system of discipline is instituted throughout the organisation. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this standard are able to:
  • communicate effectively (at least NQF level 4)
  • demonstrate an understanding of an organisation and its functions
  • apply consultation skills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Develop the disciplinary process and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Mechanisms are established to ensure that all relevant stakeholders are consulted in the development of the disciplinary policy and procedure.

    2 The disciplinary policy and procedure adhere to legislative requirements.

    3 The disciplinary policy and procedure contain agreed timeframes for resolution of issues.

    4 The disciplinary policy and procedure contain review mechanisms.

    5 The disciplinary policy and procedure are comprehensive, clear and conform to the principles of natural justice.

    6 Effective processes are instituted to obtain agreement from relevant stakeholders (such as workplace forums).

    7 The disciplinary code and procedure are aligned to the type of business and culture of the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Facilitate the establishment of the disciplinary policy and procedure in the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Effective communication structures and media are utilised to communicate the disciplinary policy and procedure to all relevant stakeholders.

    2 Appropriate and effective training techniques are applied to train all stakeholders in the application of the disciplinary policy and procedure.

    3 Appropriate mechanisms are established to ensure that the disciplinary policy and procedure are easily accessible to all stakeholders. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and review the disciplinary policy and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Timeframes are established to ensure regular review of effectiveness of the disciplinary policy and procedure.

    2 Appropriate mechanisms are established to ensure meaningful feedback for review of the disciplinary policy and procedure.

    3 The disciplinary policy and procedure are amended in accordance with the review findings. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or will assess this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.

    4. Therefore, anyone wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Knowledge considered to be critical evidence of competence is included in the assessment criteria explicitly, or can be inferred by performance. This includes knowledge on
  • Consultation mechanisms
  • Processes to develop policies and procedures
  • Best practices regarding disciplinary policy and procedures
  • Legislation relevant to disciplinary policy and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information, by e.g.
  • monitoring and reviewing the disciplinary process and procedure (specific outcome 3) 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, by e.g.
  • using effective communication structures and media to communicate the disciplinary policy and procedure to all relevant stakeholders
  • applying appropriate and effective training techniques to train all stakeholders in the application of the disciplinary policy and procedure
  • establishing appropriate mechanisms to ensure that the disciplinary policy and procedure are easily accessible to all stakeholders 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by e.g.
  • developing the disciplinary process and procedure in a way that adhere to legislative requirements, conform to the principle of natural justice and align with the type of business and culture in the organisation 

  • 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
    Elective  23433   Further Education and Training Certificate: Micro Finance  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 
    Elective  49257   National Certificate: Conflict Management and Transformation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 


    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. Chartall Business College 
    2. Compuscan Academy 
    3. Felix Risk Training Consultants 
    4. Kika Consulting 
    5. KMS COLLEGE 
    6. Reflections Development Institute 
    7. RUDO CONSULTING cc 



    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.