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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop, implement and monitor an integrated crime prevention programme 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120282  Develop, implement and monitor an integrated crime prevention programme 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Probation Work 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 09 - Health Sciences and Social Services Promotive Health and Developmental Services 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 will be useful to people who are required to implement a Crime prevention programme.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Develop an integrated crime prevention programme.
  • Implement an integrated crime prevention programme.
  • Monitor and report on an integrated crime prevention programme. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in terms of the following outcomes or areas of learning when starting to learn towards this unit standard:
  • Communications and Mathematics Literacy competence equivalent to NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Specific range statements are provided in the body of the unit standard where they apply to particular specific outcomes or assessment criteria.

    The following scope and context applies to the whole unit standard:
  • Programmes include single events as well as longer-term series of meetings and workshops. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Develop an integrated crime prevention programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Development of the programme is consistent with the principles of integrated programme development, and current theories in crime prevention. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Planning principles include: community assessment; needs analysis; link with other role players/team; identification of community resources; possibilities for integration; participatory approach.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Community assessments and profiles are accurate, up to date, and provide sufficient information and background for effective programme development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Development of integrated crime prevention programme makes provision for meaningful participation at all stages of planning, development and implementation, by all affected parties. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Affected parties include: community members, traditional leaders, principals of schools, local government, youth workers, councillors.
  • Involvement includes: schedule meetings, networking sessions.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Programme development is focused on meeting the outcomes of a careful needs analysis, within organisational constraints and departmental budgets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Programme development considers all other current crime prevention initiatives for integration possibilities to promote focus, and the effective application of resources. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Resources include: budget, equipment, venue, refreshments, stationery, community.
  • Initiatives include: existing programmes; justice system visits and interventions.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Programmes, plans and budgets are approved by the appropriate authorities before implementation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implement an integrated crime prevention programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Activities selected for the programme are relevant in terms of its purpose and the analyses conducted, and time allocated in the implementation plan is realistic. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All resources and arrangements required for programme implementation are identified and in place by the agreed time. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Programmes: single events, longer-term series of events.
  • Resources include: budget, equipment, venue, refreshments, stationery.
  • Arrangements: scheduling meetings, sending out invitations.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The involvement of key persons involved in programme delivery is scheduled and confirmed by the time agreed in the project plan. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Persons involved includes: probation officers, community, other participants (subject matter experts).
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Awareness of community dynamics identifies key role players and potential sources of conflict and/or territorial sensitivity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Facilitation skills are used in ways that bring people and resources together according to plan, maximises valuable input, and minimises dysfunctional conflict. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Facilitation skills include: interpersonal, communication, conflict management skills.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Presentation skills are used in ways that promote the transfer of information and facilitate group interaction towards the achievement of programme goals. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Presentation skills include: Verbal and Non Verbal communication
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and report on an integrated crime prevention programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Programmes are monitored in terms of their success criteria, and deviations from implementation plan are identified, recorded and communicated to appropriate person within agreed time frame. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Success criteria include: community buy-in; increase pace of justice; provision for non-custodial sentences; get petty crimes out of the courts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Possibilities for corrective action are identified and communicated to the relevant parties within an agreed time. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Reports are accurate and distributed to the relevant parties timeously and in the required format. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers of learning towards this unit standard will need to meet the accreditation requirements of the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation option:

    The moderation requirements of the relevant ETQA must be met in order to award credit to learners for this unit standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria. Candidates are unlikely to achieve all the specific outcomes, to the standards described in the assessment criteria, without knowledge of the listed embedded knowledge. This means that for the most part, the possession or lack of the knowledge can be directly inferred from the quality of the candidate's performance. Where direct assessment of knowledge is required, assessment criteria have been included in the body of the unit standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking.
  • Implicit in the planning and co-facilitation roles. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as members of a team, group, organisation or community.
  • Core to the standard - the APO carries out much of the relationship building and community liaison work. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively.
  • Core to the role - planning and scheduling is a key component. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.
  • Applicable in identifying programme and resources. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations.
  • Communication is critical in presentations and education roles, as well as in-group situations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.
  • Technology forms part of presentation and educational delivery. 

  • 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.
  • Core to the role - understanding cause and effect; prevention programmes address 'bigger-picture' issues. 

  • 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 
    Definition of terms:

    Terms have been clarified as far as possible through the use of range statements. Further clarification of terms is provided as follows:
  • 'Diversion' means diversion from the formal court procedure with or without conditions.
  • 'Diversion programme' means a programme within the context of the family and community in respect of a person who is alleged to have committed an offence, and which is aimed at keeping that person away from the formal court procedure.
  • 'Early intervention' means the provision of services, diversion programmes and other programmes aimed at preventing the need for a person who is alleged to have committed an offence to be dealt with in terms of the formal court procedure. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50041   Further Education and Training Certificate: Probation Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  59989   National Certificate: Resolving of Crime  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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.
     
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