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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242860  Apply the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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
113955  Apply the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context  Level 3  NQF Level 03   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for persons who work in the public sector. Persons credited with this unit standard demonstrate knowledge of the Batho Pele principles and apply them to their own roles in the service of the public.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining how the Batho Pele principles apply to their own work roles.
  • Explaining how the application of Batho Pele principles determines the way in which work is done in the public sector.
  • Identifying and describe successful examples of application of Batho Pele principles in public sector contexts.
  • Explainig why the Batho Pele principles are so important to government and effective service delivery in South Africa and own organisation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this Unit standard are competent in Communication at NQF Level 2. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain how the Batho Pele principles apply to own work roles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Batho Pele principles are explained in the context of the learner's work situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purposes of the Batho Pele principles are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The implications of the Batho Pele principles are identified for the climate and culture of the work place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An explanation is given of how the Batho Pele principles are reflected in the way the person does their work. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain how the application of Batho Pele principles determines the way in which work is done. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An explanation is given which demonstrates how the Batho Pele principles should apply to the work of the department in which the individual is employed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The way in which non-application of the Batho Pele principles should be dealt with in the organisation is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Organisational consequences of the failure to apply Batho Pele principles in the work of the organisation are understood and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Personal consequences of the failure to apply Batho Pele principles in own work situation are understood and explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify and describe successful examples of application of Batho Pele principles in a public sector context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An example of the successful implementation of Batho Pele principles in a public sector context is identified and an explanation supplied of why it was successful. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A description is given of how each principle has been applied to the work of public servants in at least three public sector contexts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Typical key success factors in public sector work performance are identified and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Batho Pele principles are mapped to key success factors in public sector work performance and the correlations explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain why the Batho Pele principles are so important to government and effective service delivery in South African and own organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An explanation is given showing the constitutional importance of the Batho Pele principles to democratic practice in South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An indication is given of how Batho Pele principles could be applied to own department. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The links between Constitutional Principles of results driven service delivery and Batho Pele are understood and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The links between the legislative framework for service delivery and Batho Pele are understood and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Batho Pele principles are explained in the public service context. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Public service context, includes, but is not limited to, government, democracy, transformation, 'customer'/'public' service.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be obtained from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body, through summative and formative assessment by a registered assessor.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate a working understanding of the statutory, regulatory and other frameworks affecting the provision of public sector services to the extent relevant to applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. These frameworks include, but are not limited to:
  • Batho Pele
  • Public Service Act
  • Public Finance and Management Act
  • Municipal Finance Management Act
  • Constitution
  • Preferential Procurement Act
  • Access to information Act
  • Black Economic Empowerment Act
  • Labour Relations Act
  • Employment Equity Act
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act
  • Acts specific to the public sector organizational context of the learner

    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of relevant organisational requirement relevant to applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context, which requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • Information sources
  • Information flow within the organisation
  • Internal organisation policy, procedure and guidelines
  • Information requirements
  • Information security 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Learners are able to work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in order to applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners are able to organize and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively in applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context to ensure that all customer-related tasks are completed to organisational requirements on time and to standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are able to collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to the contractual and statutory factors that affect applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and / or language skills in the modes of oral and / or written persuasion to provide timely, satisfactory and applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Learners are able to use science and technology effectively and critically in applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and that both organisational and statutory requirements will have an affect on applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by applying the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context. 

    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 113955, which is "Apply the Batho Pele principles to own work role and context", level 3, 4 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58578   National Certificate: Local Government Councillor Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  58644   National Certificate: Local Government Support Services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  57804   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  61689   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Promotion  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  64589   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Monitoring  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  61595   Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


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