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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of how to participate effectively in the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14569  Demonstrate an understanding of how to participate effectively in the workplace 
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
ABET Level 4  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 
This unit standard is for any learner who needs to participate and function effectively as an individual and team member in the workplace.

A learner credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Identify the importance of ethical behaviour.
  • Understand role, rights and responsibilities of individuals in the workplace.
  • Identify opportunities for personal growth and advancement in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of one`s own contribution in the workplace.

    The unit standard will also contribute to the full development of the learner as well as economic transformation in South Africa.

    This unit standard is intended for any person, from all backgrounds within South African society who wishes to participate as an individual team member in the world of work. It may be used as a core or elective component within a GETC or any vocationally based qualification. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Workplace may refer to informal and formal organisations and businesses.
    World of work may refer to formal and informal environments in which people work such as street vendors, formal companies and state departments. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the importance of ethical behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The standards and behaviour in organisational values, systems and communications are identified in different work environments. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Systems may refer to the different ways in which businesses are organised and communication takes place.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of personal ethics and values in the world of work is explained and an indication is given of the consequences of unethical behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Ways in which ethical behaviour may influence participation and advancement in the workplace are identified from three case studies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand role, rights and responsibilities of individuals in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Own position and role in the workplace is identified and illustrated graphically (organogram) by referring to the way that work is organised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Personal duties and responsibilities are described with reference to a job description and employment contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The rights and responsibilities of an individual in a workplace are explained with reference to South African labour legislation at a basic level of understanding. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify opportunities for personal growth and advancement in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information on various training options in the workplace are identified to determine possible learning options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Own skills and developmental needs are compared to the available training options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. A career path is identified and potential opportunities for personal development are translated into a plan of action. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of one's own contribution in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Ways in which an individual contributes to the priorities and goals of the workplace are identified and an indication is given of the consequences of non-delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of meeting deadlines and performance standards are explained with reference to own position in an organisation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual, practical and conducted in the world of work as far as possible.
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Assessors, accredited by the appropriate ETQA, will assess a learner`s competency.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the appropriate ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the appropriate ETQA.
  • Accreditation and moderation mechanisms and requirements must meet the requirements of SAQA ensuring that the processes that are followed are transparent, affordable and support the development of the NQF. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    The following critical and developmental outcomes are addressed in this unit standard:

    1. The learner is able to explore education and career opportunities when identifying training and educational needs and setting goals for self-development in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of a team within the workplace by understanding his/her role and contribution to priorities and goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by explaining the importance of deadlines and meeting service level agreements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively by illustrating own position graphically. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by indicating the consequences of non-delivery. 

    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 
    Supplementary:

    Legal requirements:

    The following acts and/or codes, current and future regulations and amendments will be applicable:
  • Basic Conditions Of Employment Act (Act No. 75 of 1997).
  • Employment Equity Act (Act No. 55 of 1998).
  • Labour Relations Act (Act No. 66 of 1995).
  • Skills Development Act (Act 97 of 1998).
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries And Diseases Act (Act No. 61 of 1997). 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  UMALUSI 
    Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  65969   General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48969   National Certificate: Service Station Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20893   National Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-02-13  Was SABPP until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  20654   National Certificate: Craft Bread and Flour Confectionery Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-04-20  Was FOODBEV until Last Date for Achievement 


    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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    5. Alpha Business Consultants 
    6. Amasiko Trading Enterprise 
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    8. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    11. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    12. Ayasaphe Trading cc 
    13. Bantubanye Skills 
    14. Better beginning trading and projects pty ltd 
    15. Bikologix Projects 
    16. Bokamoso Competence (Pty) Ltd 
    17. BOLAND COLLEGE 
    18. Bold Venture Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Bonenhle Investments 
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    22. Camblish Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    23. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
    24. Cape Business & Engineering College (Pty) Ltd 
    25. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
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    29. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    30. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    31. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
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    38. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
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    40. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
    41. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Dr M Investments 
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    44. Eco-Culture 
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    46. Ekurhuleni Artisans & Skills Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    48. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
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    50. Esayidi FET College - Central Office 
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    53. Falcon Business Institute (PTY 
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    55. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    56. Flavious Mareka TVET College 
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    58. Furniture World Training Centre 
    59. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    60. Future Dynamics Learning 
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    66. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Greenrim Training 
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    70. Hlombe and Associates 
    71. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    72. Honey Cube Projects & Services (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
    74. I Care Resource Centre 
    75. Ikamvelihle Youth Development (Pty) Ltd 
    76. Imbewu Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Impela Trading cc 
    78. In Time Industrial (Pty) Ltd 
    79. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    80. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
    81. INTERMASIKO CC 
    82. Intuthuko Yesizwe Community Organisation 
    83. Inyathi Visions 
    84. Isiphephelo Consultants 
    85. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
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    87. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    88. Josmap Training Institute 
    89. kagisho Business Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
    90. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
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    98. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
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    103. Lwaziphezinhle (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Maluti TVET College 
    105. Mamuhle Academy 
    106. MARS Business Consulting 
    107. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    108. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
    109. Mimosa Business Consultants 
    110. Mind Magic Consulting 
    111. Mintirho Development Services 
    112. Mission Point Consulting 
    113. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
    114. MML Consulting CC. 
    115. Mnambithi TVET College 
    116. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    117. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    118. Mphahle Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    119. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    120. Nalengmokoni Investors (Pty) Ltd 
    121. NDIMASE TRADING 
    122. Ndotha General Trading 
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    124. Networx for Career Development 
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    128. NOBO Training and Development Services (Pty) LTD 
    129. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    130. Nomzumbe Trading & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
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    135. Optimi Workplace 
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    142. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
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    144. Practice Makes Perfect Training Centre 
    145. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
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    147. Princetop Corporative Training (Pty) Ltd 
    148. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    149. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
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    151. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    152. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
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    154. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    155. Reflections Development Institute 
    156. RI A LINDA SECURITY SOLUTIONS 
    157. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    158. Sedibeng TVET College 
    159. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    160. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    161. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    162. Shirs Vision Compleadev 
    163. Sibonguthando Projects And Services Cc 
    164. Silalele Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    165. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    166. Sinovuyolethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    167. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    168. South African Corporate Training Association 
    169. SOUTH AFRICAN FASHION DESIGNER AGENCY 
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    171. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
    172. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
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    184. Thitha Training and Development Services 
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    186. Thuto Skills Development 
    187. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
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    198. Umbuso Training Services 
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    200. Umlozi Skills Centre (Pty) Ltd 
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    217. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 



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