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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Plan to manage one`s time 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15091  Plan to manage one`s time 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7503  Demonstrate effective self-management skills  Level 1  NQF Level 01   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for any learner who needs to manage time in a responsible and effective way in every day life situations.

A learner credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Set realistic goals for tasks and activities
  • Prioritise tasks and activities in order to plan time
  • Draw up a plan/schedule to organise tasks and activities
  • Carry out tasks and activities as planned

    This unit standard may be used a core or elective component within a GETC or any vocationally based qualification. The unit standard will also contribute to the full development of the learner as well as complement economic and social transformation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Description of required skills:
  • Fundamental Communication at ABET Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    It is expected that in order for a learner to achieve this Unit Standard a plan of action needs to be implemented and tracked within a period of three months. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Set realistic goals for tasks and activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Goals for tasks and activities are set using specific criteria. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The criteria may include but are not limited to the SMART criteria:
    S - Specific
    M - Measurable
    A - Attainable
    R - Relevant
    T - Traceable
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Factors that prevent the achievement of goals are discussed and explained in relation to goals set. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Factors are identified that may influence the progress of achieving planned tasks and activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Short, medium and long-term goals are prioritised and realistic timeframes are allocated to achieve these. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prioritise tasks and activities in order to plan time. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The amount of time available is identified in order to complete tasks and activities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Factors to be taken into consideration include short, medium and long-term goals, time wasters and relaxation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Time allocated for tasks and activities is recorded in order to meet goals. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Factors to be taken into consideration include short, medium and long-term goals, time wasters, and relaxation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Tasks are rated according to urgency and importance in order to prioritise these and enable planning to take place. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Draw up plan/schedules to organise tasks and activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The importance of listing the steps is explained to enable the completion of identified tasks and activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Tasks and activities to be completed are listed and planned within the identified timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Different time-schedules are explained to effectively organise tasks and activities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Time-schedules may refer to using a diary, different planners, action plans, and grids.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. A time-schedule is chosen and tasks and activities are recorded with time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Carry out task and activities as planned. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Plan/schedule is carried out according to steps and timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Plan/schedule is evaluated according to successes/failures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Solutions to improve the use of time are explained in order to plan more effectively. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual and practical 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.
  • It is recommended that the outcomes of this unit standard may be assessed in conjunction with unit standards from the focus areas of social and personal development. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems by identifying solutions to improve the effective use of time. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage one`s time and activities responsibly and effectively by planning how to use time constructively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information by identifying the successes and failures of completing tasks and activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively by using language skills to explain and describe short, medium and long-term goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by identifying factors that impact on the completion of tasks and activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to contribute to the full personal development by effectively planning and managing his/her tasks and activities. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 7503, which was "Demonstrate effective self-management skills" 2 credits, ABET Level 4. 

    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  61755   General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  58493   General Education and Training Certificate: Equine and Equestrian Practices  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  58026   General Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Core  35953   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  64749   National Certificate: Community Health Work  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Fundamental  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Fundamental  58760   National Certificate: Rock Breaking Underground Hard Rock  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  59300   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  65789   National Certificate: Construction Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  64029   National Certificate: Food Processing: Plant Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  65750   National Certificate: Hairdressing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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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    74. Fundakahle Multi-Purpose Co-operative Limited 
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    128. Learncorp 
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    148. Mnambithi TVET College 
    149. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
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    153. NDIMASE TRADING 
    154. Ndlamlense Primary Co-operative Limited 
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    158. Nkulungwane General Trader cc 
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    160. Nomzumbe Trading & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    161. Northlink College 
    162. Northlink College Cape Town 
    163. Norton Rose Fulbright Incorporated 
    164. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
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    166. Ntoane Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    167. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    168. Ntuthuko Projects & Services 
    169. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
    170. Optimi Workplace 
    171. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
    172. OTP 
    173. Pectosource (Pty) Ltd 
    174. Penny Lane Fashion School (Pty) Ltd 
    175. People Upliftments t/a POPUP Upliftment 
    176. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
    177. Practice Makes Perfect Training Centre 
    178. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
    179. Primeserv Corporate Solutions (Pty) LTD 
    180. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    181. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
    182. Project Literacy 
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    184. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
    185. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    186. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
    187. Retshetse Training Project 
    188. RI A LINDA SECURITY SOLUTIONS 
    189. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    190. Ruutos Consulting And Projects 
    191. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    192. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    193. Sedibeng TVET College 
    194. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    195. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
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    197. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    198. Shirs Vision Compleadev 
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    205. Skill Tech Solutions 
    206. Skills For Life 
    207. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    208. SOUTH CAPE TVET COLLEGE 
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    210. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
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    212. STELLENBOSCH HAIR ACADEMY 
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