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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and describe the role and functions of the providers of recreation services in South Africa 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243612  Identify and describe the role and functions of the providers of recreation services in South Africa 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Persons credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of recreation service providers in South Africa and the legislation that governs these provisions.

On completion of this unit standard the qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Identify the recreation providers within the public sector.
  • Identify the recreation service providers in the voluntary sector.
  • Identify the commercial providers of recreation services, products and facilities. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in Numeracy and Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are included with specific outcomes as necessary. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the recreation providers within the public sector. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Public sector includes national, provincial, and local government departments of sport and recreation and other statutory bodies that may be formed to promote recreation services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of the government in the provision of recreation services is explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Role of the government refers to: the policies, legislation and mission statements of each department such as the national department of sport and recreation, provincial department of sport and recreation and local municipalities.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The legislation in terms of the governance and implementation of recreation service delivery is interpreted and understood. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    National Sport and Recreation Act, White Paper for Local Government, Revised White Paper in Sport and Recreation.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and assist the recreation providers in the voluntary sector to promote recreation activities. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Recreation providers include: community based recreation clubs and associations, non-government organizations, cultural groups, committees, boards, councils, co-operatives, collectives, federations, professional associations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristics of the different providers of Community Recreation services are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process involved in the need for and the formation of a community based structure is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The writing of a constitution and the terms of reference for such is described and presented to ensure the bona fide status of a community based structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process of appointing and electing officials to serve on the community based organization are explained and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The role and function of the community-based structures are defined. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify the commercial providers of recreation services, products, and facilities. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Commercial providers includes: arts and entertainment, game parks, outdoor adventure, holiday resorts, cultural agents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Commercial providers of recreation and Leisure services are identified described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which the commercial providers can collaborate with community based recreation program service providers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The boundaries between the public sector providers and the voluntary service providers are identified and reviewed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard, or assessing this unit standard, must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Essential embedded knowledge is dealt with under the specific outcomes section where "demonstrated knowledge and understanding" is required. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Learners are able to work with communities to form community based structures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are able to critically evaluate and compare the different types of providers of recreation services in the community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to develop effective communication to transfer information to community-based structures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to understand the world as a set of systems whereby the different providers of recreation services must correlate and create a balance in the communities they serve. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Learners are able to participate as a responsible citizen by assisting structures to become recognized organizations and develop entrepreneurial opportunities within the recreation sector. 

    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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58163   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Recreation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.