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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage self-development in a Real Estate environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
246739  Manage self-development in a Real Estate environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Real Estate 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
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 
This unit standard is for learners seeking to enter the Real Estate profession or someone already in the Real Estate profession wishing to enhance his/her competences. This unit standard enables a learner to identify own development opportunities and constraints within Real Estate work context and how best to manage career and job growth in the Real Estate sector.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing and applying self management skills in a Real Estate environment.
  • Developing an action plan for own personal development within the Real Estate Environment.
  • Describing career development opportunities within Real Estate and defining own career development plan.
  • Identifying the various trends in Real Estate career development and how these impact on own development plan. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner accessing this standard will be competent in Communications and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe and apply self management skills in a Real Estate environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose and principles of self-management are discussed in relation to the Real Estate function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purpose and process for scheduling activities in a Real Estate context are explained with examples in relation to setting targets and goals. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Scheduling activities within the Real Estate context relate to projection of sales and income, economic and property trends and developments, own capacity and resources, entrepreneurial profile.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Own time management tools/methods are identified and aligned to work schedule to ensure productive use of time. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Typical constraints to self-management within Real Estate context are discussed with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Methods for overcoming own constraints are outlined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    An activities schedule and self-management action plan is drawn up according to work demands, identified constraints and overall results and targets that need to be achieved. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and describe typical career development opportunities within Real Estate and define own career development plan in relation to this. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Typical career paths and opportunities within Real Estate are explained with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Concepts of personality and own contexts include but are not limited to personal intellectual and emotional qualities, attributes, capacities, skills, talents, social qualities, entrepreneurial capabilities, practical skills and personal interests, for example people versus task orientation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Own career path is mapped according to personal action plan and the career opportunities identified within own work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of goal setting are described and applied to own career planning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Targets and goals to map out own career plan are outlined with timeframes and a comprehensive career plan is compiled in relation to the principal's targets. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe career development opportunities within Real Estate and define own career development plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Typical career paths and opportunities within Real Estate are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Own career path is mapped according to personal action plan and the career opportunities identified within own work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of goal setting are described and applied to own career planning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Targets and goals to map out own career plan are outlined with timeframes and a comprehensive career plan is compiled in relation to this. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify the various trends in Real Estate career development and how these impact on own personal development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various bodies, institutions and structures that affect career development and self-development planning within Real Estate are identified and discussed in relation to their overall roles and functions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Various bodies, institutions and structures include but are not limited to the Estate Agents Affairs Board, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs), tertiary institutions, national standards of competence.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which the various bodies, institutions and structures can be tapped to maximise own career development plan are identified and actioned in order to achieve targets and goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The qualifications and unit standards that need to be completed in order to obtain the necessary certificates for actioning career goals are identified and described in relation to own work context. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Real Estate career opportunities and paths.
  • The various bodies, institutions and structures that impact on career and personal development.
  • Career planning.
  • Goal setting. 

  • 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 map out own self-development and career plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to maximise career and self-development opportunities within Real Estate environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to realise own development and career targets and goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to effectively map out own career and development plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to discuss achievement of goals and development plan with manager and to gain feedback on performance capabilities in order to continuously improve skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others to keep abreast of the latest developments relating to career and learning opportunities within Real Estate. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that the career and self development within Real Estate context do not exist in isolation and that a variety of factors can affect how these plans can be realised. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participate as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that own Real Estate competences are constantly improved in order to provide good service to customers. 

    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  59097   Further Education and Training Certificate: Real Estate  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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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