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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply and evaluate leadership principles in a recreation environment in South Africa 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243613  Apply and evaluate leadership principles in a recreation environment 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 the concept of leadership and the principles that underpin good qualities of a leader including leadership styles. The learner will understand and learn strategies and methods to lead a group successfully within a defined predictable environment and where possible under supervision.

The learner will be able to understand and explain the concept of values and ethics and integrate these models into effective and efficient leadership approach.

On completion of this unit standard the qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Understand the concept of leadership.
  • Lead a group.
  • Motivate individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of values and ethics.
  • Develop and implement a framework of values and ethics.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of leadership style. 

  • 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 
    Statements are included with specific outcomes as necessary. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand the concept of leadership within a recreation environment in South African communities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different leadership styles are identified and described illustrating the strengths and weaknesses of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The qualities and characteristics of a successful leader are described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Enthusiasm, fair, unbiased, creativity, energetic, proactive, identify personality types.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The differences between a leader and a manager are tabulated within the context of the different roles they play in a recreation environment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Lead a group in a recreation activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    For effective programming, the groups characteristics must be identified and appropriate activities chosen to meet the needs of all participants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A strategy is written to effectively handle a diverse range of interests within a group in a recreation activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Aspects of diversity are described and a programme of activities is developed to support or enhance within a recreation program. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    To maintain the interest of the participants, consider the attitude of participants in a recreation activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Effectively deal with conflict and resolution management within a recreation setting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Appropriate equipment, environment, and venues must be selected for use during the recreation activity. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Discuss motivation as it applies to drives and needs in participating in a recreation programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    List what motivates people to participate in recreation activities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Drive, equilibrium, deficit, social needs, changing needs, Maslows hierarchy of needs, expressed needs, created needs.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Techniques for motivation must be described and listed to encourage participation in a community recreation programme. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Goal setting, self directed, group, community, describe the benefits of participation.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of values and ethics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Values and ethics are explained with the emphasis on sound leadership within the context of a recreation setting. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Behavior, attitude, fairness, integrity, professionalism, respect, tolerance, and honesty.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Develop and implement a framework of values and ethics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A system of personal values and ethics are described and implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Self worth, confidence, self-esteem, pride, dignity, loyalty, trust, tolerance.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different value systems and beliefs within the South African context are explained and described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Cultural diversity, gender, age, education, cross-cultural integration of communities and disability.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tabulate the differences between ethical and unethical behavior and describe ways to eliminate unethical benhaviour within the context of a recreation programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Good behavior and attitudes are described and sustained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Rewards, accolades, leadership roles.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Evaluate the effectiveness of leadership. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A simple feedback questionnaire is presented to establish the success of the leadership style adopted in a recreation programme. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Feedback from participants, observers, mentors, supervisors.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Self-assessment tool is presented and the necessary adjustments to the leadership style is completed. 


    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 
    The qualifying learner is able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
  • Group characteristics and develop a strategy for effective handling of the group.
  • Understand the diversity and address these issues within a recreation context to ensure the interaction of all target groups within a community.
  • Develop a frame of reference to ensure the practice of good values and ethics.
  • Effectively deal with conflict management and resolution.
  • Motivate and encourage participants in a recreation setting. 

  • 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 effectively with others in order to ensure that community recreation programmes are presented accurately. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners are able to organise themselves and their activities to ensure programming schedules are adhered to at all times. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are able to collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining recreation programmes to ensure recreation programme objectives are achieved. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that the benefits of participating in recreation are transferred. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Learners are able to use science and technology to record information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognizing that the benefits of Recreation programming does not exist in isolation. 

    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.
     
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