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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Participate in groups and/or teams to recommend solutions to problems 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14920  Participate in groups and/or teams to recommend solutions to problems 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Information Systems and Technology 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 10 - Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences Information Technology and Computer Sciences 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  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 is intended:
  • to provide fundamental knowledge of the areas covered?
  • for those working in, or entering the workplace in the area of Business and Organisational Communication ?
  • as additional knowledge for those wanting to understand the areas covered

    People credited with this unit standard are able to:?
  • Contribute to team problem solving?
  • Contribute to group and/ or team function
    The performance of all elements is to a standard that allows for further learning in this area. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The learner should have the competence to communicate in English (or the applicable language) at least at NQF level 3. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Contribute to team problem solving 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Contributions made are relevant to, and focussed on, subject matter and group/ team objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Ideas; Information; Opinions; Recommendations.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Contributions to problem solving are made in a range of decision making processes and contexts. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Decision making matrices; Nominal group technique; Consensus; Majority vote.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Contributions to decision making are made on the basis of available data and are made objectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Contribution utilises verbal and non-verbal feedback to show interest and opinion, and to encourage contributions from others. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Contribute to group and/ or team functions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Contribution supports the group in terms of complying with group/ team decisions, sharing responsibility for group/ team problems, and sharing credit for group/ team successes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Support; Responsibility; Acceptability.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Contribution overcomes obstacles and ensures that the team function is consistent with team objectives and agreed rules for team member behavior. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Rules; Parameters; Guidelines; Clarification of issues.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Contributions made to the team's selection and use of techniques match the task requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Brainstorming; Mind mapping; etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Contribution monitors own behavior in order to accommodate team dynamics. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Adhere to procedure; Language; Tone; Mannerisms
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Contribution ensures that delegated duties are carried out to team requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Distributing meeting papers; Minute taking; Time keeping; Team presentations.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Contribution ensures that allocated tasks are carried out in a manner that reinforces the work of the team and contributes to the achievement of team objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Obtaining resources; Evaluating ideas; Gathering data; Researching information.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Contribution presents outcomes and findings from allocated tasks in a manner that maximises their value to the team. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relevance, Clarity and Timeliness
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programs of education and training assessed against unit standards

    Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Performance of all elements is to be carried out in accordance with organisation standards and procedures, unless otherwise stated. Organisation standards and procedures may cover: quality assurance, documentation, security, communication, health and safety, and personal behaviour. An example of the standards expected is the standards found in ISO 9000 Certified Organisations.
    2. Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
    3. All activities must comply with any policies, procedures and requirements of the organisations involved, the ethical codes of relevant professional bodies and any relevant legislative and/ or regulatory requirements. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of an organisation 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage him/her self and his/her activities responsibly and effectively 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to his/her full personal development and the social and economic development of the society at large by being aware of the importance of: reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively, exploring education and career opportunities and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Supplementary information:
    1. "Team" or "Group" means no more than five people who regularly interact with one another over a period of time to complete work tasks as a group.
    2. "Organisation" includes organisations based in work, community and cultural contexts.

    Sub-Sub-Field (Domain):Business and Organisational Communication 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49128   National Certificate: Community Health Work  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-04-08  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  78965   Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Core  78964   Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Fundamental  24294   Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2010-01-23  Was MICTS until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  24293   National Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2010-01-23  Was MICTS until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  59730   National Certificate: Mechanical Handling (Rigging)  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66349   Further Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  59731   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mechanical Handling (Rigging)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49063   National Certificate: Geographical Information Sciences  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    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. Academy of Training and Development 
    2. Afedile M Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Amitek Business College 
    4. Ankalite (Pty) Limited 
    5. Arise Business Centre 
    6. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    7. AUM IT Solutions 
    8. Bophelo Tota ICT Driving Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Broadband College of Technology 
    10. Bytes People Solutions A Division of Altron TMT (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Calandra Trading 523(PTY) 
    12. Careers IT (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Claas Illustration 
    14. CMO Logistics Pty Ltd 
    15. Competence computer and business management 
    16. CTU Training Solutions 
    17. Daily Training Cc 
    18. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Denwin's Computer & Business School 
    20. DVG Property (Pty)Ltd 
    21. Ekasi IT Solutions CC 
    22. Fakazani Management Services 
    23. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Forek Institute of Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    25. Foster-Melliar 
    26. Gabasega Consulting and Training Centre 
    27. Gauteng College of Engineering and Technology (PTY) LTD 
    28. Gegana Computer Academy and Business Solutions cc 
    29. Golden Step Campus (Pty) Ltd. 
    30. IALE School of Advanced Learning and Education (Pty) Ltd 
    31. iLearn Corporate Services PTY LTD 
    32. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    33. iSolve Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    34. IT SA Computer Services Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    35. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    36. Johannesburg Institute of Engineering & Technology 
    37. Kezla Investments 
    38. King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College 
    39. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    40. Leseding Computer Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Limco Consulting and management (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Longata Consultant 
    43. M-cot Corporate Training 
    44. Majuba FET College - Newcastle Technology Centre 
    45. Malope IT Solutions 
    46. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    47. MasterGrade IT 
    48. Matimba Rigging & Training (SECUNDA) (TP) 
    49. Mosadikago Trading Cc 
    50. MPACT 
    51. National Computer College Carletonville 
    52. National Computer College Cc 
    53. Ngubeni Corporation 
    54. Ocule IT cc 
    55. On the Ball College Pty ltd 
    56. Overcomers Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    57. Prophesy Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    58. PROSERV SA (PTY) LTD 
    59. Qhakaza Management Services 
    60. Rand Training College 
    61. Royal Express 
    62. SEDIBENG 
    63. Sivile Housing Association RSA 
    64. Springfield Training (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Star Light Consulting 
    66. Success Christian Training Centre 
    67. Taal-Net Training Institute 
    68. Titan Trade Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    69. Torque Technical Computer Training (Pty) Ltd 
    70. Tshwane College of Commerce and Computer 
    71. Umbuso Training Services (Pty) Ltd. 
    72. Umzinyathi Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd 
    73. VCK Training and Technical Services Pty Ltd 
    74. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    75. Whitestone College 
    76. Xylo Trading 12 (Pty) Ltd 
    77. ZJ Africa Learn (Pty) Ltd 



    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.