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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15221  Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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
9947  Implement workplace skills plan(s)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  20   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is for people who are involved in some capacity in human resource development. This Unit Standard will be of particular application for those involved in skills development facilitation.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to
  • provide information related to skills development, including relevant legislation, learning and assessment,
  • advise an organisation concerning the alignment of skills development practices to the information provided; and
  • advise on the promotion of skills development. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners should be competent in communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The Information and advice could be given to a range of people including learners, employees, providers, employers, educators, trainers and careers counsellors. Further range statements have been included throughout the Unit Standard as needed.

    For the purposes of assessment against this Unit Standard, candidates may demonstrate the ability to apply the specific outcomes for a small to medium organisation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Provide information and advice on legislation related to skills development. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Purpose of and relationships between the various Acts (South African Qualifications Authority Act (No 58 of 1995), Skills Development Act (Act (No. 97 of 1998), Skills Development Levies Act (No. 9 of 1999),
    Structures (National Skills Authority, Sector Education and Training Authorities, Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies, Skills Development Planning Unit, Employment Services) Mechanisms (Learnerships, Skills Programmes, Employment Services) Financing (Levies, grants, subsidies, National Skills Fund). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Legislation relative to skills development is identified and outlined in terms of purposes and key elements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Descriptions of the purposes of the legislation are consistent with the relevant Acts. The purposes are explained in the light of the prevailing context and historical development practices in South Africa.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Explanations are provided concerning the benefits, challenges and responsibilities of the legislation for organisations, providers and individuals. Common misconceptions and misgivings are identified and clarified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Descriptions of the mechanisms for the implementation of the legislation are consistent with the Acts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Structures are described in terms of their composition, function and relationships in line with current published definitions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The processes and requirements for participation in the structures are described in line with current published definitions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Information and advice is provided in a way that aligns the objectives of the legislation with the strategic objectives of the organisation. Consideration is taken of the various workplace pressures that may be encountered. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Provide information and advice concerning learning and assessment. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Informal and formal mechanisms and sources for learning and assessment.
    To include information on learnerships and skills programmes in general as those relevant to individuals and organisations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information and advice is relevant to the established needs of the party concerned. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The information is sufficiently detailed to allow parties to make informed decisions concerning learning pathways and sources and mechanisms for learning and assessment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Provide advice to an organisation concerning the promotion of skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Barriers to the implementation of skills development plans are identified and advice provided contributes to the removal of such barriers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Advice contributes to the development of effective advocacy campaigns to sensitise people and organisations to the concept, context, purpose, mechanisms and structures related to skills development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Advice is given in a manner that is sensitive to various target groups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Skills development activities are monitored and trends are evaluated resulting in sensible advice concerning the improvement of skills development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Trends related to successes and failures.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Advice is given in a manner that helps to remove the emotional, educational, cultural and economic factors that constitute barriers to effective skills development. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with therelevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA).

    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or will assess this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.

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

    4. Therefore, anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The entire Unit Standard addresses issues of knowledge relative to the skills development system - thus all the outcomes and criteria define the knowledge explicitly. Particular aspects embedded are:
  • Legislation and regulations pertaining to the skills development acts and the NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK
  • Organisational mission, vision, goals, strategies and implementation plans 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills Communication through oral and written means is central to this Unit Standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a system Application of this outcome will be revealed through the quality of the descriptions and explanations of Skills Development which is an inter-related system. 

  • 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 9947, "Implement workplace skills plan(s)", Level 5, 20 credits.

    According to SAQA Decision Number 0355/04, the title, level and credits of this unit standard have been changed from "Advise on the alignment of skills development objectives and practices with strategic objectives in an organisation", Level 6, 12 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50334   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49710   National Diploma: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  50333   National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  50331   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  61589   National Certificate: Banking  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  79886   National Certificate: Business Advising  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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.
     
    1. A5 Competence Evolution 
    2. ABASUNGULI TRAINING SPESIALISTS (PTY) LTD 
    3. Abinet Training and Development 
    4. Absa Learning & Development 
    5. ACADEMY OF PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    6. Academy of Personal Mastery 
    7. Academy Training Group 
    8. Accreditation & Training Services 
    9. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    10. Advantage Training Services cc 
    11. Affari Consultants cc 
    12. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    13. AFRICAN BANK LTD 
    14. Afrika Tikkun NCC 
    15. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Amandla Obunye Training Academy Pty Ltd 
    17. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    18. Amyoli Consulting 
    19. Annacol Training Consultants 
    20. AQUARIUS SKILLS SOLUTION 
    21. ASORIP NPC 
    22. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    23. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    24. ATE Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    25. ATTE - The Training Edge 
    26. ATTI (Advanced Technonogy Training Institute) 
    27. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    28. Audit Campus 
    29. Ayoba Training Institute (Pty)Ltd 
    30. Azanian Community Development Pty Ltd 
    31. B T Group of Companies Pty Ltd 
    32. Basadi Africa Management 
    33. Bohlali Provider Support 
    34. Bonang Training & Development 
    35. BORDERGATE EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND PROJECTS 
    36. Boston City Campus (Pty) Ltd formerly Boston City Campus and Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    38. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    39. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    40. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    41. Business Development Unit (PTY)Ltd 
    42. Business Intelligence Trading 48 (PTY) LTD 
    43. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    44. Cale Developments 
    45. Cedars Academy for Technical 
    46. Centre for Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation 
    47. Chartall Business College 
    48. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
    49. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    50. Commerce and Computer College 
    51. Compass Academy of Learning 
    52. Competitive Edge Training & Consulting 
    53. Contra-lit (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Corporate Safety Training Academy PTY Ltd 
    55. CRYSTAL EDUCATION AND CONSULTING 
    56. CTU Training Solutions 
    57. D and D Lwazi Renaissance Research and Development Institute 
    58. D M Management and Consulting 
    59. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    60. Daleseb Business Enterprise 
    61. DALUXOLO HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 
    62. Dee s Training PTY LTD 
    63. Designa Qualifications Pty Ltd 
    64. Diligence Defined Projects PTY Ltd t/a Deligence Defined 
    65. Dionysus Skills Development Initiative 
    66. Ditseko Training & development Services 
    67. Divine Inspiration Trading 704 PTY Ltd 
    68. Dotcentre Business Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    69. Driving Instincts cc 
    70. DRM Skills Academy 
    71. Dru A Professional Further Education and Training College DAPFETC PT 
    72. Eagles Wings Skills Development Consultants 
    73. Education and Training Unit 
    74. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    75. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    76. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Empirical Training Agency (PTY) Ltd 
    78. Employmax 
    79. Enjo Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    80. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    81. EXECUTIVE COACHING AND FACILITATION 
    82. Faranang Business and Training Solutions PTY(LTD) 
    83. First Trust Academy 
    84. Fourways Private College 
    85. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    86. Future Performance Training and Development 
    87. Gateway City College 
    88. Genius Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Giver of Givers Foundation Organisation 
    90. Goldberg De Villiers Myburgh (Pty) Ltd 
    91. Goldfields TVET College 
    92. Gotsec Skills Training 
    93. Guru Group of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    94. HDPSA 
    95. HEART Solutions 
    96. Heirs Training and Development 
    97. HIGHVELD TRAINING ACADEMY AND BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    98. HLOSI SECURITY SOLUTIONS 
    99. HRD Performance Consultants 
    100. HRD Training & Consulting 
    101. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    102. IdleAds 
    103. Igugu Training and Investments 
    104. Ikamva Projects Pty Ltd 
    105. Imsimbi Training 
    106. Infomage Pty Ltd 
    107. Inkwazi Learning Network 
    108. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    109. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    110. Isibani Skills Academy 
    111. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    112. ITUMELENG TRAINING SOLUTIONS (GARFONTEIN) 
    113. IYAM Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    114. Izibuko The bridge Training Consultancy 
    115. J and N Ikwekwezi Yokusa Development Training 
    116. Kalideen Management Services 
    117. Karabo Info Centre and Trading 
    118. Katiso-kuno Consulting 
    119. Katlego Compliance Training 
    120. KDS Centre for Skills Development and Training Pty Ltd 
    121. Keetileafrika Training Institute 
    122. KG Business Development 
    123. Kgaka Kgolo Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    124. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    125. Khaas Training Academy 
    126. Khoali Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
    127. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    128. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    129. Kukhula Global Projects 
    130. Labohlano Trading 66 Pty Ltd 
    131. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    132. Learning Performance Link 
    133. Lebzatainment Foundation NPC 
    134. LEDISA Academy 
    135. Legacy Everest Leadership Training 
    136. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    137. Letsete Behub 
    138. LICENCE WISE TRAINING SPECIALISTS 
    139. Lionsden Africa Business Solutions Pty Ltd 
    140. Loago Business Consulting 
    141. M3i Skills Development 
    142. Mabidi Funzani Trading And Projects Pty Ltd 
    143. MACCAUVLEI LEARNING ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    144. Malandela Training and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    145. Masimong Resource Solutions 
    146. Matimba Management and Labour cc 
    147. Mawethu Training 
    148. Mentor Me Corporate Foundation 
    149. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    150. Metro Minds 
    151. MI Learning & Development Consultancy 
    152. MIET Africa 
    153. Mlamuli M Connect (Pty) Ltd 
    154. MMELA VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES (PT 
    155. Mnambithi FET College - Central Office 
    156. Mokete Training and Consulting Services 
    157. MOKO SECURITY SERVICES 
    158. Motheo Training Institute Trust 
    159. Mthimkhulu Training and Development Institute (PTY) LTD 
    160. Mtk Corporation Solutions 
    161. MWG Logistical Services 
    162. Ndwamato Training Solutions PTY LTD 
    163. Ndzalama Training 
    164. Nelson Mandela University 
    165. Neolebongi Trading Enterprise 
    166. Nero Training Consultants cc 
    167. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    168. Networx for Career Development 
    169. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    170. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    171. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    172. Nsovo Learning Academy 
    173. NTI College 
    174. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    175. OMNI HR CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    176. Opehst Trading 
    177. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    178. Pachi Global Foundation 
    179. Paradise Skills Development 
    180. PC Educational Holdings Pty Ltd 
    181. Peakford Management Consulting 
    182. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    183. PHALANE SAFETY CONSULTANT AND TRAINING PROVIDERS PTY LTD 
    184. Pitt Institute T/A Imithombo Institute 
    185. Platinum Peak Consulting 
    186. Plumb Line Risk Alignment 
    187. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    188. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    189. Polly Maths Sci (Pty) Ltd 
    190. Primeserv Corporate Solutions 
    191. PRO-ACTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES COLLEGE/PTY/LTD 
    192. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    193. QED-Quality Executive Development 
    194. QPD CONSULTANTS 
    195. QT Training (Pty) Ltd 
    196. Reflections Development Institute 
    197. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    198. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    199. Retshetse Training Project 
    200. Riverwalk Trading 151 CC trading as Culhane Consulting 
    201. S A Skills Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    202. Safrica Training 
    203. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    204. SAKHISISIZWE CONSTRUCTION AND PROJECTS CC T/A SAKHISISIZWE PROJECTS 
    205. SANDA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    206. SANDF COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 
    207. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    208. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    209. SHANWES TRAILER MANUFACTURING AND BUILDERS T/A SHANWES LEARNING AND DE 
    210. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
    211. Sisazi Consulting 
    212. Siyazama Professional Management Services t/a Siyazama 
    213. Sizanesu Consulting 
    214. Sizani Consulting cc 
    215. SKILLS DYNAMICS AFRICA PTY LTD 
    216. SKU Training and Assessment 
    217. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
    218. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    219. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    220. STAFFING DIRECT CC 
    221. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    222. TDM Management Consulting Pty Ltd 
    223. TEAM CONSULTANTS CC 
    224. Tembe Service Providers 
    225. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    226. The East London Institute for Leadership Advancement & Development 
    227. The Finishing College (Pty) Lt 
    228. The Institute of Literacy Advancement 
    229. The Institute of People Development 
    230. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    231. THE SHERQ CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE PTY LTD 
    232. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING(PTY) LTD 
    233. THE SKILLS FACTOR 
    234. The Skills Launchpad 
    235. Thelin t/a TL Consulting 
    236. Thobologo Training and Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    237. Thuto Adult Centre 
    238. Thutolore Academy Pty Ltd 
    239. TLHARIHANI TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    240. TLN HUMAN PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS (PTY) LTD 
    241. TMG Quality Services 
    242. Totally Tailored Solutions Pty Ltd 
    243. Train 2 Teach (PTY) Ltd 
    244. Trainers Without Borders 
    245. Training Answers 
    246. Training Consultant and SD College 
    247. Trainyoucan (Pty) Ltd 
    248. Tshepo Hope Consulting 
    249. Tshireletso Multi-skills and Training 
    250. TSHIROLOGO DISABILITY TRAINING SERVICES PTY TLD 
    251. Tununu Trading cc 
    252. Turnstone Training Solutions 
    253. Ukwakhile Training 
    254. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    255. Umzansi Educational Programs Centre 
    256. University of Johannesburg 
    257. Vaiti Staffing and Training Solutions cc 
    258. VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    259. VEZOKUHLE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    260. Vicresco (Pty) Ltd 
    261. Visionary Skill Academy 
    262. VUSHENI LEARNING ACADEMY 
    263. VUTLHARI BYA DZONGA CONSULTANTS (PTY) LTD 
    264. VUWA PROJECTS 
    265. Workers Knowledge Centre Pty Ltd 
    266. Xcite Skills Development cc 
    267. XO EDUCATION (Pty) Ltd 
    268. Yellow Media Learning Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    269. Zisukumele Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 



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