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

Promote a learning culture in an organisation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15222  Promote a learning culture in an organisation 
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" 
2007-04-03  2007-11-28  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-11-28   2011-11-28  

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   

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
252041  Promote a learning culture in an organisation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard will be useful to people who are involved in planning, managing and/or implementing training and development within organisations. The Unit Standard will be especially useful to skills development facilitators, training managers and human resource development practitioners.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation
  • develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation
  • implement strategies to promote a learning culture. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this Unit Standard are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    A "learning culture" refers to an environment and attitude in which learning and assessment is encouraged and rewarded, learning and assessment opportunities are provided and supported across the organisation, participation is voluntary and at high levels, learning is clearly linked to organisational goals and individual aspirations and learning and assessment is supported by quality policies and procedures.
    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, or a department within a large organisation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The analysis to be based on information derived from training and development plans, reports, interviews and observation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information is gathered from relevant and representative sources. The range of sources utilised is sufficient to confirm the accuracy and validity of the information across the full spectrum of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The analysis defines the extent to which learning is needed within the organisation across levels of work and/or functional work areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The analysis identifies the status of learning and the learning culture in terms of quantitative and qualitative indicators. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Quantitative indicators include proportion of active learners to the total personnel, proportion of active learning in relation to identified needs, proportions of active learners across levels of work and/or functional areas.
    Qualitative indicators include perceptions of different categories of personnel in terms of the value, relevance and effectiveness of learning in general and the learning opportunities provided.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The analysis identifies possible explanations for the current status of the learning culture, whether positive or negative, in terms of historical trends, current influences and future prospects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The analysis identifies the potential contribution of learning and development to the attainment of organisational and individual goals. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Objectives of the promotion strategies are defined in measurable and time bound terms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The strategies are sustainable and are defined in terms of key actions, methods, required resources, target audience, timing of actions and potential constraints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Strategies are relevant to the needs of the organisation and individuals, and address issues identified in the analysis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Strategies cater for various categories of people and learning needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Details are provided of the costs associated with promotion activities. The costs are justified by the identified benefits. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The strategies are put to stakeholders with supporting arguments for their adoption. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement strategies to promote a learning culture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Learning and development opportunities are promoted throughout the organisation according to the planned strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Promotion activities emphasise the benefits of learning and development to individuals and the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The promotion facilitates clear understanding of the learning and development needs of the organisation and individuals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Promotion of learning is aligned with current skills profiles of individuals, organisation and transformation needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Promotion activities are sustained according to the planned strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The impact of promotional strategies is evaluated against pre-determined objectives and appropriate changes are implemented as needed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA), or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant 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 relevant 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 following essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the Specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria. .
  • Methods of gathering, analysing and recording data
  • Promotional mechanisms. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
    This outcome will be demonstrated during the planning stage as well as when conducting the analysis. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams
    This outcome will be demonstrated when conducting the analysis using group processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively
    This Unit Standard requires high levels of self-management and organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information
    This outcome will be addressed in analysis phase. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills
    Communication will be demonstrated mainly during the promotion phase. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a system
    The inter-relatedness of a learning culture and the development of the organisation is central to this Unit Standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252041, which is "Promote a learning culture in an organisation", Level 5, 5 credits.

    This unit standard replaces unit standard 9947, "Implement workplace skills plan(s)", Level 5, 20 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    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  49794   National Diploma: Productivity  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Elective  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 
    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 
    Elective  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 
    Elective  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 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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    4. ACADEMY OF PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
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    7. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    8. Acorser Corporate and Business Consulting Cc 
    9. Advantage Training Services cc 
    10. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
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    12. Afrika Tikkun NCC 
    13. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    15. AQUARIUS SKILLS SOLUTION 
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    36. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
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    38. Centre for Africa Capacity Building and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    39. Centre for Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation 
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    41. Chartered Institute of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
    43. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    44. College of Cape Town TVET 
    45. Commerce and Computer College 
    46. Commerce Edge South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Compass Academy of Learning 
    48. Corporate Safety Training Academy PTY Ltd 
    49. D and D Lwazi Renaissance Research and Development Institute 
    50. D M Management and Consulting 
    51. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    52. DALUXOLO HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 
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    54. Destiny Management Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    55. Dionysus Skills Development Initiative 
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    61. E-Login Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    62. Eagles Wings Skills Development Consultants 
    63. Education and Training Unit 
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    66. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
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    73. Faranang Business and Training Solutions PTY(LTD) 
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    76. Free State Training and Development Institute 
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    80. Giver of Givers Foundation Organisation 
    81. Gleyding Management Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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    90. HIGHVELD TRAINING ACADEMY AND BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
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    131. Matontech Trading Enterprise 
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    156. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    157. Nsovo Learning Academy 
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    161. Opehst Trading 
    162. Orchards Graduate School (Pty) Ltd 
    163. Pachi Global Foundation 
    164. Paradise Skills Development 
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    179. Prosam Consulting Group (Pty) Ltd 
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    187. Regen Institute of Leadership and Management Education 
    188. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    189. Regenesys School of Public Management 
    190. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    191. Retshetse Training Project 
    192. Ritepath HR Solutions 
    193. S A Skills Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    194. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute 
    195. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
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    203. Sizanesu Consulting 
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    218. Thandiwenathi (Pty) Ltd 
    219. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    220. The Institute of People Development 
    221. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    222. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING(PTY) LTD 
    223. THE SKILLS FACTOR 
    224. The Skills Launchpad 
    225. Thobologo Training and Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    226. Thubelihle Graduate Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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    228. Tippinggate Business Solutions 
    229. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    230. TMG Quality Services 
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    234. Training Consultant and SD College 
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    236. Tshireletso Multi-skills and Training 
    237. Tsoelopele Leadership Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
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    242. Umzansi Educational Programs Centre 
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    246. VEZOKUHLE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    247. Vicresco (Pty) Ltd 
    248. Visionary Skill Academy 
    249. Vuca Institute of Leadership Development 
    250. Vumilia Africa Group 
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