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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Plan and establish procedures to manage a recreation facility 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
254257  Plan and establish procedures to manage a recreation facility 
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 management staff at a Recreation facility.

This Unit Standard will enable the supervisor to allocate space for plant and equipment, establish and maintain the space, plant and equipment layouts to meet client and facility needs, establish systems for cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and replacing plant, establish safe practices for the use and movement of plant, plan to meet facility plant needs, and establish procedures for responding to client and staff feedback concerning plant.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and describing a space for a facility where recreation programmes will be introduced.
  • Creating and maintaining facility design to meet participant and recreation resource needs.
  • Developing systems for cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and replacing facility and equipment.
  • Promoting safe practices for the use and movement of plant and equipment.
  • Planning to meet facility needs.
  • Establishing procedures for responding to feedback from participants and staff. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Plant is defined as mechanical services, heating, ventilation, physical resources used in operating a fitness and/or recreation facility including all activity equipment, cleaning, maintenance and repair equipment, food and drink preparation and storage equipment, audio-visual equipment, telephones, photocopiers, tills, and computers.
  • Where applicable, employer practice conforms to the provisions of the Local Government Building Acts and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Underpinning knowledge for this unit standard includes:
    > Knowledge of the hierarchy of controls outlined in the OHS Act.
    > Elimination of significant hazards, isolation of significant hazards when elimination is not possible, and minimisation of significant hazards where elimination and isolation are not possible, and knowledge of relevant provisions of current accident compensation legislation as described in the Workmans Compensation Act. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and describe a space for a facility where recreation programmes will be introduced. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Spaces for recreational activities are identified and aligned to the the privacy and safety requirements of the participants and recreation staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The allocated spaces are appropriately designated for the efficient operation of the facility. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Create and maintain facility design to meet participant and recreation resource needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A facility is designed to meet the requirements of the OHS Act and all relevant local council building by laws. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Accessibility and usage of the facility is enhanced through the proper design of the facility. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Develop systems and procedures for cleaning, maintaining, repairing, and replacing facility and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Systems and processes are developed for the cleaning of the facility, which meet the highest standards in hygiene according to the standard operating procedures of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Methods are developed for the maintenance and repair of the facility and equipment that meet the OHSA and facility standards according to the standard operating procedures of the organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Plans are developed for the monitoring of facility usage and to determine the condition of the facility for future planning needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Procurement procedures for maintenance and cleaning supplies and services are prepared and completed according to the standard operating procedures of the organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Feedback from staff and participants are collected on a regular basis for review of the operations of the facility. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Promote safe practices for the use and movement of plant and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Signage is used that meets the participants and staff needs for information that complies with OHSA to ensure the safe use of the facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Procedures for moving plant and equipment are designed to meet the safety regulations and manufacturers standards in terms of the guarantees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A staff training policy is developed to implement the facility policy on safety procedures and maintenance plans in accordance wth the standard operating procedures of the organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Equipment is moved safely using available and appropriate plant or vehicles for transportation and storage. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Plan and meet facility needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Budgets are prepared in line with the facility standards for financial analysis and planning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The criteria for the monitoring of plant use and condition are established and priorities for action are detailed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All procedures for modifying equipment satisfy OHS requirements and in compliance with the manufacturers instructions in accordance with the standard operating procedures of the organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The facility standards and objectives for selection, purchasing and disposal of equipment, facilities and plant are clearly described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Establish procedures for responding to feedback from participants and staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Training of staff to handle feedback is developed and implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The procedures for communication or complaints are defined according to the objectives of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A system to implement and monitor the facility and to measure the achievement of standards is developed and implemented. 


    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 identifying a a new space. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work with clients, staff and suppliers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise activities by planning and managing a recreation facility. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to see the world as a set of related systems by understanding the legislation and how it applies to the safety of different role players at a recreation facility. 

    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
    Fundamental  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.