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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Recognise and apply operational management principles within a recreation context 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243617  Recognise and apply operational management principles within a recreation context 
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  10 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to understand the organisation structure; define the roles and responsibilities of the different levels and where they fit into the organogram.

The learner will be able to understand the mission and vision of the organisation and apply the basic management processes towards achieving those objectives while working effectively and effciently with others.

On completion of this unit standard the qualifing learner will be able to:
  • Display an understanding of an organisational structure.
  • Understand and apply policy and procedures to meet vision, mission and organisational objectives.
  • Explain and apply the basic activities involved in the management process.
  • Work with community, peers, and supervisors. 

  • 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 
    The unit standard range will be defined in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria under the heading range statements where necessary. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Display an understanding of the organisational structure. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Organogram, roles and responsibilities of different levels of management, placement of own role within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The structure of the organogram in terms of its occupational classes are described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Private sector business, public sector, government department of Sport and Recreation.
  • Occupational classes - refers to employment posts.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The correct lines of communication within an organisation are explained and illustrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Line function, management, executive level.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The titles and roles of each occupational class in a recreation organization are described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand and apply policy and procedures to meet vision, mission and organisational objectives at an operational level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The mission, vision and objectives of the organization are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategy for achieving the goals of the organization are understood, interpreted and applied within the recreation environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    New and creative suggestions are recommended to successfully achieve the strategic plan of the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain and interpret the fundamental activities involved in the management process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The management functions and practices are identified and described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Planning, executing, leadership, organising and control.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The need for effective decision-making is discuss. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Emergency decision making, routine decisions, debatable decisions.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Effective communication techniques are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Create systems to work productively with community, peers, and supervisors within a recreation setting. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Professionalism, negotiation skills, behaviour, and attitude. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Prepare a protocol for dealing with the community, peers and supervisors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Plan processes to establish communication channels between the community and the organisation. 


    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:
  • Occupational classses and titles within a recreation organisation.
  • The mission and vision of the organisation and strategies for achieving organisational goals.
  • How the learner fits into the organisation and roles and responsibilities thereof.
  • Management principles and processes and how to apply these effectively within a recreation organisation.
  • Communicating effectively with the community, peers and supervisors.
  • Decision making.
  • Negotiation.
  • Lines of communication. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Learners are able to understand the need for problem solving and effective decision making within the context of the organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners will be able to create systems for effective communication with the community, peers and supervisors. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners will be able to display an understanding of the organisational structure and how one fits into it to effectively achieve the goals of the organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Learners are able to understand the relationship with others in the organisation to successfully achieve the goals and strategic plans of the organistaion. 

    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.