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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Describe and discuss issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13169  Describe and discuss issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
HW SETA - Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority 
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  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 
The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing, engineering and technology.

The learning outcomes in this unit standard contribute to the exit level outcomes which provide access to workplace based learning programmes for occupationally focused qualifications in this field, and provide qualifying learners with access to a range of further learning at NQF level 2.

Qualifying learners have a broad knowledge of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses, in respect of transmission routes, methods of prevention, treatment and support. They also understand their impact on the workplace. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard has been designed as a basic introduction to the skills, values and knowledge it embodies, and does not assume any prior learning or experience. The credits allocated to this unit standard assume that a learner is already competent in communication and numeracy at ABET Level 3. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The scope and level of this unit standard is determined by the ranges as indicated under the specific outcomes. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Describe the nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses 
OUTCOME RANGE 
The nature of the illness includes issues such as symptoms, prognosis, severity. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
Indicators

1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe how transmission of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs occurs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe measures to prevent transmission of HIV-Aids and STIs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe support and treatment available to people with HIV-Aids, TB and/or STIs 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Support and treatment includes testing, medical treatment and counselling services provided by the workplace, peer educators, the health services, NGOs and/or community structures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Explain the impact on the workplace of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Impact on the workplace includes absenteeism, discrimination, loss of skills and experience, financial implications, increased susceptibility to accidents through lack of concentration and tiredness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-AIDS, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Discuss attitudes in the workplace towards HIV-Aids, TB and STIs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Issues relating to HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses and their impact on the workplace are described and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators

    1. The following are explained and discussed:
  • The nature of HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Transmission routes
  • Preventative measures
  • Sources of support and treatment
  • Negative attitudes
  • The impact on the workplace

    2. Discussions are balanced and comprehensive

    Understanding confirmed

    Explain and discuss:
    1. Similarities, differences and relationships between HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    2. Consequences of not taking preventative measures
    3. Implications (for the workplace and for the individual) of negative attitudes towards people with HIV-Aids, TB and STIs
    4. Implications of not adopting a proactive approach 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The assessment will be governed by the policies and guidelines of the MERSETA Education and Training Quality Assuror (ETQA) who has jurisdiction over this field of learning.

    The assessor will (at the very least) be accredited and have a technical qualification in this learning area.

    The learner can be assessed in the language of his/her choice although if s/he has to report incidents or conditions to some one else, s/he will be assessed on his/her ability to report in the language commonly used in the working environment.

    The learner can be assessed against this unit standard to obtain credits or as part of an integrated assessment for a qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Names & functions of:
  • Names of sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Treatment centres and sources of support

    2. Purpose of:
  • Adhering to the prescribed treatment regime
  • Support services
  • Peer educators
  • Taking responsibility for own health
  • Confidentiality

    3. Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties of:
  • HIV-Aids, TB and sexually transmitted illnesses
  • Testing, treatment and sources of support
  • Symptoms and phases in the development of AIDS
  • Practices which reduce or prevent risk of infection
  • Rights of people with HIV-Aids, TB and/or STIs
  • Attitudes towards HIV-Aids, TB and STIs in the workplace

    4. Processes and events:
  • Transmission
  • Treatment
  • Testing

    5. Cause and effect, implications of:
  • Not taking preventative measures
  • Not following required treatment procedures (e.g. TB)
  • Negative attitudes
  • Impact on the workplace
  • Impact on earnings, medical aid claims, provident fund, etc

    6. Procedures and techniques
  • Associated with prevention, treatment of illness and maintenance of health

    7. Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards
  • Applicable workplace agreements or policies

    8. Relationships, systems:
  • Relationship between informed awareness of the nature, prevention and treatment of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs and reduced incidence of these illnesses. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • Make informed, responsible lifestyle choices 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • Descriptions and discussions related to HIV-AIDS, TB and STIs 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • Understand nature of HIV-Aids, TB and STIs, including applicable prevention and treatment 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • The relationship between behaviour choices and the risk of contracting STIs and HIV-Aids
  • The links between STIs and HIV-Aids, and TB and HIV-Aids 

  • 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  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  23253   National Certificate (GETC): Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Fundamental  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Fundamental  49068   National Certificate: Railway Signalling: Assembly and Wiring of Equipment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  66512   National Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  MERSETA 


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