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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and co-ordinate facilities management opportunities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15059  Identify and co-ordinate facilities management opportunities 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Real Estate 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue 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 forms part of the qualification - National Certificate in Property Practice, registered at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be working within a Property Environment, specialising in Property Management where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to their understanding of the sector and functioning in the workplace. This standard will also add value to learners who are starting or working in their own Property and/or Real Estate business.

The purpose of this standard is for learners to identify, understand and implement activities and operations required in the effective management of facilities.

The qualifying learner is capable of :
  • Identifying aspects relating to facilities analysis
  • Recognising and co-ordinating activities with regard to facilities management.
  • Monitoring and ensuring efficient management of facilities. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in the day-to-day business operations, English Communication to the equivalent of NQF Level 3 and Mathematics at NQF Level 3. They will also have demonstrated competence in computer technology at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Resource constraints including time, budget, people and facilities.
  • Facilities including assets, investments and properties. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify aspects relating to facilities analysis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Relevant factors are listed and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Activities are identified relating to facilities analysis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The impact of different and comparative issues are recognised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Activities are described relating to facilities analysis. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Recognise and co-ordinate activities with regard to facilities management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Resources required to manage facilities are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Activities implemented are in accordance with plan and/ or contract and continuously monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Reports are tabled in accordance with requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Activities are evaluated and compared against current work plan and objectives with discrepancies being identified. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and ensure efficient operations of facilities management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Project is completed within agreed resource constraints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Performance of facility is measured against service level agreement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Documentation relating to facilities management is complete, concise, on time and in correct location. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Outcomes of the performance is communicated to appropriate individuals at agreed intervals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Identified variance against plan is recorded and reasons for discrepancy noted. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers will be accredited against this unit standard and assessors registered by the relevant Education Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An in-depth understanding of the characteristics of facilities management.
  • A broad understanding of the methods and techniques involved in analysing the performance of facilities.
  • A comprehensive understanding of resources required to manage facilities. 

  • 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 facilities analysis and management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to ensure the smooth implementation of activities and plans. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities so that alternative strategies exist in the event of current activities being rejected or failing or there being insufficient resources available to implement activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information so that identification of facilities management opportunities are accurate and in line with organisational requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when co-ordinating data so that all stakeholders receive correct information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where ongoing identification and co-ordination of facilities management efforts lead to the overall success of the facility. 

    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
    Elective  24454   Further Education and Training Certificate: Real Estate  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-11-28  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  59097   Further Education and Training Certificate: Real Estate  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  49197   Further Education and Training Certificate: Social Housing Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  66089   National Certificate: Human Settlements Development  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.
     
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