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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Provide advice on Recreation careers in the Recreation industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
254256  Provide advice on Recreation careers in the Recreation industry 
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 enables the learner to understand the various options available to pursue a career path in Recreation and will also be able to assist individual and group needs in terms of career choices in this industry.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Clarifying individual and group information needs in relation to careers.
  • Evaluating previous and current experience, knowledge, and skills of an individuals and a group.
  • Presenting information to an individual and a group relating to careers in leisure and recreation.
  • Assisting an individual and a group in developing future career 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 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Clarify individual and group information needs in relation to careers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The type of career information required by an individual and a group is identified. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Information may include:
  • Career opportunities and occupations, career pathways, entry points, experience and qualifications required, information for personal use, information for others, intra and inter-industry information.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Individual and group characteristics are established. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Characteristics may include:
  • Pre-entry to industry, students in training, in-service groups, occupation specific groups, organisational groups.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purpose of information required by the individual and the group is established. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Evaluate previous and current experience, knowledge, and skills of an individual and a group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Life patterns and values for the individual and the group, which relate to careers are described and evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The roles and skills of the individual and the group which are relevant to the industry are described and evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Preferred work contexts of the individual and the group are identified and explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Present information to an individual and a group relating to careers in leisure and recreation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Characteristics of the leisure and recreation industry and its development trends described and explained to the individual and the group are relevant to the audience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Career positions and pathways explained to the individual and the group are relevant to the audience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Career entry points and transition points identified and explained to the individual and the group are relevant to the audience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Leisure and recreation occupational characteristics and requirements described and explained to the individual and the group are relevant to the audience. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Characteristics may include:
  • Salary, work type and context, responsibility, possible employers.

    Requirements may include:
  • Training, experience.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Assist an individual and a group in developing future career action plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A process is facilitated whereby an individual develops his or her own future career action plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A group process is facilitated whereby individuals, as part of a group, develop their own future career action plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Career action plans of the individual and individuals within the group contains the required information. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Required information may include:
  • Career objectives and pathways, requirements of positions in the leisure and recreation industry, personal training needs, training strategies, strategies for achieving career objectives, action and time frames.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Career action plans relate to the planned career pathways of the individual and individuals within the group. 


    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 or group. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise activities and information to guide the client towards an informed career path. 

    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 or group. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to see the world as a set of related systems by explaining the role of career 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 



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