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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Understand and work within relevant legislation, policies and guidelines affecting a service organisation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
255836  Understand and work within relevant legislation, policies and guidelines affecting a service organisation 
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 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 
The learner achieving this unit standard will have the capacity to work within the relevant legislation, policies and guidelines affecting the work of a service organisation. A sound understanding of the organisational framework of policies, and the regulations within which the organisation works, leads to a better understanding of the roles of the self as well as others, with ultimate benefit to the organisation as a whole. Efficiency of the organisation is thus well served. The unit standard can consequently be expected to benefit the sub-field greatly and enhance operational capacity and understanding of personnel whose duty lies with the provision of adaptable services.

On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Understand the Constitution and bye-laws of the organisation.
  • Identify legislation that relates directly to the operation of the organisation.
  • Interpret relevant legislation and guidelines. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Where applicable, range statements have been included under individual specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand the Constitution and bye-laws of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A copy of the relevant documents relating to the organisation's Constitution, or similar founding document, and bye-laws is accessed and reviewed in order to gather relevant information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An organogram of the organisation is constructed based on own experience of the structures in action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roles and authorities of the various management levels in the structure are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The differences between legislation, rules and guidelines are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify legislation that relates directly to the operation of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The bodies whose regulations and guidelines apply to the organisation are listed and major issues highlighted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A directory of names, postal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, contact names for these bodies is produced. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A manual of copies of most recent legislation applicable to the organisation is developed for reference purposes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Interpret relevant legislation and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Three examples of legislation affecting the organisation are explained in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The effect that these items have or will have on the operation of the organisation is analysed and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A general circulation notice to all relevant personnel is written for three of these items. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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 one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The Constitution and bye-laws of the organisation.
  • Legislation that relates directly to the operation of the organisation.
  • Methods for Interpreting relevant legislation and guidelines.
  • Ways in which legislation and regulations affect the operation of the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Teamwork is required when working with other members of an organisation within regulations and guidelines. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Self-organisation is enhanced and developed through the discipline of identifying and working within the constraints on the organisation of regulations and guidelines. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communication skills are enhanced when analyzing and discussing legislation, constitution, byelaws and guidelines. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Appropriate use of science and technology are required where accessing and reproducing regulations and guidelines. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Personal development through responsible citizenship is nurtured when taking regulations and guidelines into account, thus leading to a broader understanding of legal imperatives. 

    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  79986   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dance Instruction  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  61509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Lifeguarding  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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.