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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Explain and interpret the processes involved in community recreation programming 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243623  Explain and interpret the processes involved in community recreation programming 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to implement community recreation programmes designed on objectives and the availability of facilities. Upon completion of the unit standard the learner will understand that the essence of a recreation service is in the programming.

On completion of this unit standard the qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Describe community recreation programming.
  • Explain programme by objectives and leisure facilities.
  • Define programme actions and overcoming problems.
  • Prepare a recreation programme evaluation. 

  • 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 
  • Programmes revolve around activities, facilities and services.
  • The programme is the single most important function of a recreation organization.
  • The characteristics of good programming is the extent to which it meets individual satisfaction, health and well being and the values of the participant. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe community recreation programming. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The items included to produce a programme are outlined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process to provide a sustainable approach to community recreation programming is discussed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain programming by objectives and leisure facilities. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Objectives - short-term measurable goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The aims of the recreation programme are clearly illustrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Aims - long-term goals.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The need for resources and a recreation service is appraised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The objectives of the recreation programme are defined. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Objectives - short-term measurable goals.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Recreation programming is explained in terms of the Benefits Based Approach. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Benefits - individual, community, economy, and environment.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Define programming actions and overcoming problems at a Recreation facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A plan of action is drawn up after identifying the problems at a Recreation facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    User patterns in a recreation facility or programme are analyzed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Activities to be incorporated into the Recreation programme are selected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Programme patterns are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    To stimulate participation the programme should be flexible, creative and versatile. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Resourcefulness includes being creative, initiative, and improvising.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Prepare a Recreation programme evaluation protocol to measure the effectiveness of the service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A protocol is developed to evaluate a recreation programme. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Protocol includes: type of activities in a programme, target group, number of participants, duration of activity, problems encountered, and any other item that will affect the sustainability of the Recreation programme.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Monthly reports of the Recreation service delivery are compiled and presented. 


    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:
  • Community based recreation programming.
  • Programming by objectives.
  • Creating a stimulating and flexible environment for participation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Learners are able to anticipate problems at facilities and develop strategies to overcome them. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Learners are able to identify resources to work effectively in organizing recreation programmes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners are able to organize recreation programmers in line with the organizational objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate the benefits of participating in a recreation programme. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to develop sustainable Recreation programmes. 

    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 



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