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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Co-ordinate community projects for a funeral business 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14175  Co-ordinate community projects for a funeral business 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Funeral Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
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 forms part of the Qualification, National Certificate in Funeral Services Practice and is registered at Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a funeral services environment, specialising in Marketing and Merchandising, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will be able to identify, develop and present community projects and provide feedback to all stakeholders.

  • The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying community projects and working groups
  • Developing and presenting community project proposals
  • Providing feedback to all stakeholders. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification, will have demonstrated competency in
  • Numeracy at NQF Level 4 or equivalent.
  • English, verbal and written communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Range statements which are applicable to the unit standard titles, specific outcomes and assessment criteria are found beneath the applicable assessment criteria.
  • The following range statements are general to the qualification:
  • Resources will include human, capital, equipment, material and finances. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify community projects and working groups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Communities are communicated with in accordance with local traditions and customs. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range: The community will include members of the public, individuals, groups, leaders, religious institutions, sports clubs, sports federations, funeral societies, and stokvels
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    3. Community and stakeholders are consulted with. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    2. Needs of community are recorded and prioritised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Working groups are established for project management purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Data is gathered to enhance proposal presentation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop and present community project proposals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Community project proposals are developed within agreed time frames and format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Benefits of the community project identified and recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Proposal is prepared and documented in accordance with requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Logistics and preparation of proposal presentation are executed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Presentation of community project is conducted within agreed time flame and format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Proposal meets the needs and requirements of all stakeholders. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Provide feedback to all stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Feedback is given to community within agreed time frame. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Feedback is comprehensive and documented in required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Feedback is given to other interested parties where applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Follow-up on project is conducted and remedial actions implemented to rectify deviations. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers offering learning towards this standard will be accredited and assessors registered by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A broad understanding of community needs, requirements and functions.
  • A general understanding of organisational policies and procedures with regard to community projects.
  • A general understanding of resources available for community projects. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to community projects, their development and implementation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others on the development and implementation of community projects. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities to ensure feedback is provided as agreed. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information to identify community projects and the organisation`s ability to meet these. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with community members to maintain or enhance the organisation`s image. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where proper community involvement leads to organisational enhancement. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when co-ordinating community projects. 

    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  21789   National Diploma: Funeral Services Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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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