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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage personal finances 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243189  Manage personal finances 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hygiene & Cleaning Services 
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 1  NQF Level 01 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
12509  Manage personal finances  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to manage personal finances.

Qualifying learners are able to:
  • Understand personal finance.
  • Plan and prepare a personal budget.
  • Operate a personal bank account. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at ABET Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The scope of this unit standard is for any person who needs to manage his or her personal finances.
  • In the context of this unit standard, personal finances includes, but is not limited to, earnings, other income, inflation, savings, financial planning, taxes, expenditure, statutory and other deductions. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand personal finance. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Range includes, but is not limited to, earnings, other income, inflation, savings, financial planning, taxes, expenditure, statutory and other deductions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Personal finance is explained in terms of day to day life. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The difference between personal income and expenditure is explained in terms of basic financial principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The reasons for personal financial planning is explained in terms of maintaining financial stability. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan and prepare a personal budget. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sources of income are explained in a personal context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Payslips are interpreted in terms of income, deductions, gross and net pay. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The difference between a fixed and a variable expense is explained in terms of basic financial principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The difference between a need and a want is explained in terms of managing financial stability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Different methods of financing purchases are explained in terms of advantages and disadvantages in accordance with basic financial principles. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of methods of financing purchases includes, but is not limited to, cash, loan, lay-by, terms, credit card.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    A personal budget is drawn up to assess current financial status and manage financial stability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The reasons for financial discipline are explained in terms of managing financial stability. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Operate a personal bank account. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The different accounts and services available at banks are explained in terms of managing personal finance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Banking documents are completed in accordance with banking requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range could include, but is not limited to, account application forms, deposit slips, withdrawal slips, request for statement, cheques.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The reasons for keeping a record of banking transactions is explained in terms of managing personal finance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The reasons for taking care when doing banking transactions and handling cash is explained in terms of safety and managing personal finances. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of banking transactions and handling cash includes, but is not limited to, use of an ATM, cash and till points.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The safe use of Personal Identification Numbers (PINs), passwords and credit/debit cards is explained in terms of good banking principles. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution or provider offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be a constituent assessor registered with the relevant ETQA.
  • Both internal and external moderation of the assessment will be quality assured by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic financial principles.
  • Good banking principles. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems that might occur during the management of personal finances such as reducing expenditure. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively whilst managing personal finances. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, organise and evaluate information relating to bank documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising the importance of financial planning. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large by:
  • Participating as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities by implementing sound management of personal finances. 

  • 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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 12509, " Manage personal finances ", Level 1, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  61755   General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  57937   General Education and Training Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  65969   General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  66269   General Education and Training Certificate: Lumber Milling  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  59300   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
    Elective  65789   National Certificate: Construction Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  58860   National Certificate: Electro-Mechanical Winding  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  66312   National Certificate: Lumber Milling  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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.
     
    1. AGB Finance 
    2. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    3. Aniathu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
    6. BS Training Services 
    7. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    8. CMO Logistics Pty Ltd 
    9. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Swinton Road Campus 
    10. Compuscan Academy 
    11. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    12. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Dioka Business Consulting 
    14. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    15. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    16. ENB Training Service(PTY)Ltd 
    17. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Firstrand Bank - Benmore 
    19. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
    20. I Care Resource Centre 
    21. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
    22. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    23. INTERACTIVE TUTOR (PTY) LIMITED 
    24. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
    25. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
    26. Kwamahlati Training Services cc 
    27. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    28. Letaba TVET College 
    29. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Lomkhethi Trading Enterprise 
    31. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
    32. Mantombana Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    33. MARGER TRAINING AND PROTERTIES (PTY) LTD 
    34. Mearnsii Trading cc 
    35. MINERAL MINING TRAINING INSTITUTE(PTY) LTD 
    36. Modilete Training 
    37. Morongwa Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
    38. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    39. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Nedbank Ltd 
    41. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    42. Nikwe Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    43. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
    44. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
    46. Platorand Training Centre 
    47. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
    49. Rhens Consulting 
    50. Royal Express 
    51. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Spear of African Woman in Agriculture & Rural Development 
    53. Sunrise Skills Training 
    54. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
    55. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    56. Thunderflex3 Pty (Ltd) 
    57. Tirhani SkillsTraining Pty Ltd 
    58. Tiriso Investments 
    59. Train Learn and Develop Ltd 
    60. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    61. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    62. Udumo Training & Develoment (Pty) Ltd 
    63. Umbuso Training Services 
    64. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    65. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    66. Velenkosini Multiskills and Catering 
    67. Wal Training (Pty) Ltd 
    68. Westrand Graduate Institute Training and Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
    69. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    70. York Timbers Pty Ltd 
    71. Zamashange Trading Enterprises 



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