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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  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49794   National Diploma: Productivity  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Elective  50334   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  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  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  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. A and N Training Institute (Pty) LTd 
    2. A5 Competence Evolution 
    3. ABASUNGULI TRAINING SPESIALISTS (PTY) LTD 
    4. Abinet Training and Development 
    5. ABVAHO PHANDA GROUP PTY LTD 
    6. ACADEMY OF PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    7. Academy of York Pty Ltd 
    8. Academy Training Group 
    9. Accreditation & Training Services 
    10. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    11. Advantage Training Services cc 
    12. AEI Skills Pty Ltd 
    13. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    14. Agriventions Consulting 
    15. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Amalungelo Training Group 
    17. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    18. Andile Nontso Foundation 
    19. AQUARIUS SKILLS SOLUTION 
    20. ASORIP NPC 
    21. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    22. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    23. ATE Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    25. Audit Campus 
    26. Ayoba Training Institute (Pty)Ltd 
    27. AZFEMA CONSULTING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    28. Bascon Projects(Pty) Ltd 
    29. Bavelile Consultants and Training 
    30. Bazalwane Business Partners 
    31. BERITAM PROJECTS AND TRAINING SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    32. BEX ADVISORS (PTY)LTD T/A BEX ACADEMY 
    33. Bohlali Provider Support 
    34. Bonang Training & Development 
    35. BORDERGATE EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND PROJECTS 
    36. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    37. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    38. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    39. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    40. Business Development Unit (PTY)Ltd 
    41. Business Intelligence Trading 48 (PTY) LTD 
    42. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    43. Cale Developments 
    44. Camblish Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Centre for Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation 
    46. Chartall Business College 
    47. Classic Oriental Consultancy 
    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. D and D Lwazi Renaissance Research and Development Institute 
    53. D M Management and Consulting 
    54. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    55. DALUXOLO HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 
    56. DC Dynamic College of Commerce 
    57. Ditebogo Consultancy 
    58. Divine Inspiration Trading 704 PTY Ltd 
    59. E42MOROW 
    60. Eagles Wings Skills Development Consultants 
    61. Education and Training Unit 
    62. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    63. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    64. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    66. Empirical Training Agency (PTY) Ltd 
    67. Employmax 
    68. Enjo Consultants 
    69. Enjo Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    70. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    71. EWCC Incorporating Skills Development 
    72. FACHS Business Consulting & Tr 
    73. Fachs Business Consulting and Training 
    74. Faranang Business and Training Solutions PTY(LTD) 
    75. First Trust Academy 
    76. Fourways Private College 
    77. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    78. Future Performance Training and Development 
    79. GATYANA TRAINING ACADEMY 
    80. Gold Class Group 
    81. Gotsec Skills Training 
    82. Guru Group of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    83. Harvestec Group 
    84. HAVOHEJ CONSULTANCY 
    85. HEART Solutions 
    86. Heirs Training and Development 
    87. HIGHVELD TRAINING ACADEMY AND BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    88. HRD Performance Consultants 
    89. HRD Training & Consulting 
    90. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    91. ICollege 
    92. IdleAds 
    93. Igugu Training and Investments 
    94. Ikhwezi Management and Training Institute 
    95. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    96. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    97. Indalo Cup 
    98. Inkwazi Learning Network 
    99. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    100. Insika Foundation 
    101. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    102. Isibani Skills Academy 
    103. ITUMELENG TRAINING SOLUTIONS (GARFONTEIN) 
    104. IYAM Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    105. JMB Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    106. Josmap Training Institute 
    107. Karabo Info Centre and Trading 
    108. KG Business Development 
    109. Kgaka Kgolo Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    110. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    111. Khaas Training Academy 
    112. KHULISANE ACADEMY 
    113. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    114. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    115. KLM Empowered Human Solutions Specialists 
    116. Kokano Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    117. Lablab Agri Professionals 
    118. Labour Guide cc 
    119. LABOURNET CENTRAL PTY LTD 
    120. LANGAVI SERVICE PROVIDER 
    121. Learncore (Pty) Ltd 
    122. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    123. LEARNFORWARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS AND CONSULTING AGENCY 
    124. Learning Performance Link 
    125. Lebzatainment Foundation NPC 
    126. Legacy African Global Skills Academy Pty Ltd 
    127. Legacy Everest Leadership Training 
    128. Legacy Umsebenzi Wethu Training Solution (Pty) Ltd 
    129. Letsete Behub 
    130. Loago Business Consulting 
    131. M3i Skills Development 
    132. MACCAUVLEI LEARNING ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    133. Masimong Resource Solutions 
    134. Matholwane Consuting 
    135. Matimba Management and Labour cc 
    136. Mawethu Training 
    137. Megro Learning Lowveld 
    138. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    139. Metro Minds 
    140. MGWENA AND ZINJHIVA HOLDINGS 
    141. MI Learning & Development Consultancy 
    142. MIET Africa 
    143. Mintirho Development Services 
    144. Mlamuli M Connect (Pty) Ltd 
    145. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
    146. Mnambithi FET College - Central Office 
    147. Mogale Solution Providers 
    148. MORIPE BUSINESS TRAINING AND CONSULTANTS PTY LTD MORIPE BUSINESS ACADEMY 
    149. Moveup and Advance Education and Training 
    150. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    151. Mtk Corporation Solutions 
    152. MWG Logistical Services 
    153. Ndivuka Skills Development 
    154. Ndzalama Training 
    155. NEO KNOWLEDGE 
    156. Neolebongi Trading Enterprise 
    157. Nero Training Consultants cc 
    158. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    159. Networx for Career Development 
    160. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    161. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    162. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    163. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    164. NOSHTAC Training and Consulting cc 
    165. Nsovo Learning Academy 
    166. NTI College 
    167. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    168. OMNI HR CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    169. Opehst Trading 
    170. Pachi Global Foundation 
    171. Paradise Skills Development 
    172. Peakford Management Consulting 
    173. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    174. Pitt Institute T/A Imithombo Institute 
    175. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    176. PMC College Training and Skills Development 
    177. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    178. Primeserv Corporate Solutions 
    179. PRIOR LEARNING CENTRE 
    180. PRO-ACTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES COLLEGE/PTY/LTD 
    181. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    182. QPD CONSULTANTS 
    183. QT Training (Pty) Ltd 
    184. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    185. Reflections Development Institute 
    186. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    187. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    188. Retshetse Training Project 
    189. S A Skills Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    190. SA KNOWLEDGE INSTITUTE 
    191. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    192. SAKHISISIZWE CONSTRUCTION AND PROJECTS CC T/A SAKHISISIZWE PROJECTS 
    193. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    194. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    195. SHANWES TRAILER MANUFACTURING AND BUILDERS T/A SHANWES LEARNING AND DE 
    196. Shirs Vision Compleadev 
    197. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
    198. Simba Skills Consultants 
    199. Sisazi Consulting 
    200. Sizanesu Consulting 
    201. Sizani Consulting cc 
    202. SKU Training and Assessment 
    203. Social Emancipators Transformers NPC 
    204. SOMANDLA ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY 
    205. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
    206. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    207. Spears Business and Life Couch Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    208. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    209. STAFFING DIRECT CC 
    210. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    211. TEAM CONSULTANTS CC 
    212. Tembe Service Providers 
    213. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    214. The Institute of People Development 
    215. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    216. The Renaissance National Skills Development Centre 
    217. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING(PTY) LTD 
    218. THE SKILLS FACTOR 
    219. The Skills Launchpad 
    220. THE WELLNESS SPECIALIST 
    221. Thobologo Training and Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    222. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    223. TIYISELANI EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT 
    224. TLP SERVICES (Pty) Ltd 
    225. TMG Quality Services 
    226. Tonex Management Solutions 
    227. TPN Training and Recruitment cc 
    228. Training Answers 
    229. Training Consultant and SD College 
    230. Trainyoucan (Pty) Ltd 
    231. Tshireletso Multi-skills and Training 
    232. TT AND PROJECTS 
    233. Tununu Trading cc 
    234. TWINMARK STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS 
    235. Ukundiza Development Institute NPC 
    236. Ukwakhile Training 
    237. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    238. Umzansi Educational Programs Centre 
    239. University of Johannesburg 
    240. Vala Nge Bhetshu Human Capital Development (Pty) Ltd 
    241. VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    242. VEZOKUHLE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    243. Visionary Skill Academy 
    244. VUWA PROJECTS 
    245. WILMON GUIDANCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    246. World Pace Development and Training Institute 
    247. Zendalo HR Consulting 
    248. Zisukumele Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 



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