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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Interact with the stipendiary board at the race course 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
262477  Interact with the stipendiary board at the race course 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 person credited with this Unit Standard will be able to understand unforeseen circumstances and events at a race course. They will also be able to communicate effectively with authorised individuals on the race day to effect special situations which may occur and to follow the necessary rules and procedures.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining and demonstrating the procedure of appearing before the stipendiary board at the race course.
  • Reporting to the stipendiary board after a race.
  • Attending race reviews and lodging objections.
  • Dealing with an unscheduled jockey change. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this unit standard are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The range statements for this Unit Standard are contained in the Assessment Criteria where applicable. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of appearing before the stipendiary board at the race course. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of the stipendiary board is explained with examples of its functions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Reasons for appearing before the stipendiary board are listed and explained in a case study. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Procedures to be followed when appearing before the stipendiary board are explained in terms of accepted behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Behaviour to be displayed when appearing before the stipendiary board is demonstrated in a simulated situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Implications of providing false information are explained with examples of the impact on the rider and owner. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Report to the stipendiary board after a race. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reasons why a report would need to be made to the stipendiary board are listed and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Methods of reporting are explained with an example of each method. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A report is prepared and presented in a case study. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Attend race reviews and lodge objections. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reasons for race reviews are given with examples of the possible outcomes of race reviews. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Procedures for lodging an objection are explained in accordance with National Horseracing Authority rules and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An objection is raised following National Horseracing Authority procedures for raising an objection in a simulated environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A time frame for lodging an objection is given according to National Horseracing Authority rules and guidelines. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Deal with an unscheduled jockey change. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The guidelines applicable to an unscheduled jockey change are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A replacement jockey is engaged in accordance with the National Horseracing Authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Authorisation for the replacement jockey is sought from the stipendiary board. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The connections of the race horse are notified according to the worksite procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Connections may include but are not limited to owners, syndicates and trainers.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor 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.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Knowledge of the purpose and functions of the stipendiary board. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to dealing with the stipendiary board and unscheduled jockey changes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the process of dealing with the stipendiary board and unscheduled jockey changes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise ones self and one's activities in order to be well prepared to appear before the stipendiary board or race reviews. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when appearing before the stipendiary board. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when appearing before the stipendiary board, writing reports and when attending race reviews. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems in that not following the rules and procedures may lead to adverse situations occurring. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

    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  65669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Thoroughbred Horse Racing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  67589   National Certificate: Equine Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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.
     
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