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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Advise clients on leisure and recreation lifestyles 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
254241  Advise clients on leisure and recreation lifestyles 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 intended for supervisors and junior managers. This unit standard will enable a supervisor or recreation officer to assess a client's experience, competencies, and interests and attitude in recreation and be able to advise them on a particular lifestyle by assessing the available opportunities for participation.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Distinguishing a client's previous and current leisure and recreation experience, competencies, and interests.
  • Explaining opportunities available to the client for achieving a preferred lifestyle.
  • Assessing a client's motivational factors and constraints in participating in leisure and recreation activities.
  • Advising the client on developing future action plans. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Computer skills at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Client assessments are non-judgmental and are undertaken with the client. Problem solving is facilitated with the client and responsibility for all decisions remains with the client. Client assessment and problem solving may include liaison with relevant agencies with which the client is involved (e.g. if a client has a sight impairment it might be important to link with the Association for the Blind).
  • In the context of this unit standard, lifestyle may include: Career, home, family, volunteering, leisure activities, income, values and beliefs, living patterns, cultural attitudes.
  • In the context of this unit standard, leisure and recreation needs to be interpreted in their broadest possible sense, and from the client's perspective, not the advisors.
  • In the context of this unit standard, client requirements, and needs include: Life cycle and life style factors, opportunities and constraints, interests, and preferences.
  • Work with clients in relation to this unit standard must be completed with the strictest confidentiality. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Distinguish between a client's previous and current leisure and recreation experience, competencies, and interests. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The client's previous and current leisure and recreation experience is identified and documented in a report. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The assessment establishes the client's philosophy on participation in leisure and recreation through a variety of techniques including interviews, questionnaires and discussion. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The assessment identifies and describes the client's interests with regards to the type of leisure time activities they would be willing to participate in. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An assessment of the client's current situation ascertains the ability, and fitness levels so that appropriate activities can be recommended to make changes to the clients lifestyle. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain opportunities available to the client for achieving a preferred lifestyle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An evaluation report is prepared which recognizes a client's preferred lifestyle and makes recommendations for participation in leisure time activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The review identifies career options which contribute to the preferred lifestyle and informs the client about the opportunities available in the leisure industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The appraisal identifies and constructs home management options, which can assist the client to make preferred lifestyle changes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The client is informed as to what recreation and leisure opportunities can contribute to the preferred lifestyle. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Assess a client's motivational factors and constraints in participating in leisure and recreation activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Opportunities and constraints in terms of participation in leisure and recreation activities are explained to the client. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Constraints:
  • Intrapersonal, interpersonal, cultural.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The life cycle and life style characteristics in relation to the identified opportunities and constraints of the client are investigated and described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Characteristics may include:
  • Age, living patterns, principal relationships, dependants, mobility, health and well-being, income, time, responsibilities.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A measuring tool is used to assess the client's level of motivation to participate in leisure and recreation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Advise the client on developing future action plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Strategies are developed in consultation with client for balancing career, home and family, income, leisure, and recreation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Interventions required to establish preferred lifestyle are developed in consultation with client, and are relevant to client's requirements and needs as established during the interview, discussion, or questionnaire. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Short, medium, and long term plans are developed in consultation with the client and meet the client's requirements and needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Strategies for implementing the short, medium, and long-term plans are developed in consultation with client, and meet client's requirements and needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The need to review the plans and strategy to implement such plans to evaluate progress and reassess future action is explained to client. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • This Unit Standard will be assessed by an assessor and moderated by a moderator registered with the relevant accredited ETQA.
  • Assessors should be in possession of a relevant qualification that is at least one level higher than the level of this unit standard.
  • Training providers must be accredited by a relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment should include both formative and summative assessment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems and make decisions when advising a new client. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise activities and information to guide the client towards a balanced lifestyle. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information by ensuring the required documentation is assembled for the new client. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to see the world as a set of related systems by explaining the role of a balanced lifestyle in contributing to the individual as a whole. 

    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  60289   National Certificate: Community Recreation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  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.