SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply supervisory management principles in an enterprise 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264235  Apply supervisory management principles in an enterprise 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Horticulture 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
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 
A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Define and understand the role of management in an organisation.
  • Apply the operational processes of planning, organising, leading and controlling in a supervisory management role.
  • Fulfil the role of supervisor and appreciate the challenges faced in this position. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy NQF Level 1 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand the role, structure and activities of management in an enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Management is defined within the context of the process by which the goals of both the common and individual aspects of the enterprise are realised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The different types of managers are described in terms of their positioning within an enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The management structures that pertain to an organisation are described with reference to their responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The activities of a manager are listed for the purpose of ensuring an appreciation of the wide range of tasks that are included in a manager's responsibility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The different styles of management are listed and the main characteristics of each are described in terms of the effect each may have on the climate and culture in an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply the operational principles of management in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of planning that a manager has to utilise to achieve the required objectives, are listed and the manner in which these are applied, is demonstrated in accordance with the company's procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of organising that a manager has to utilise to achieve the required objectives are listed and the manner in which these are applied, is demonstrated in accordance with the company's procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of leading that a manager has to utilise to achieve the required objectives, are listed and the manner in which these are applied, is demonstrated in accordance with the company's SOPs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The principles of control that a manager has to utilise to achieve the required objectives are listed and the manner in which these are applied, is demonstrated in accordance with the company's procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Perform administrative management tasks and responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The different methods and types of communication are described and the obstacles that may occur during the communication are explained in terms of the audience's level and understanding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The administrative tasks that must be performed, are listed and the manner in which these should be achieved is demonstrated in accordance with the company's procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The management of personnel matters is described with reference to the basic legislative requirements and the manner in which these are conducted, is demonstrated in accordance with the company's procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The concept of ethics is defined in terms of the responsibility a management delegate has in judging the fairness and consequences of every decision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The steps in the ethical decision-making process are listed for the purpose of ensuring that the ethical considerations take priority in such a decision-making process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe the role of a supervisor and the challenges that this position holds. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of the position "supervisor" is defined in terms of the generally accepted principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The role that the supervisor plays in the business is explained in terms of the company's organisational structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The functions and responsibilities of a supervisor are described in accordance with the company's procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The challenges that a supervisor faces are listed, for the purpose of ensuring that no false expectations are created for appointees to hold a first-line management position. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against the qualification must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA's policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in the associated unit standards.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Embedded knowledge is reflected in the Assessment Criteria for each Specific Outcome. 

    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 in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by:
  • Applying the principles of personnel management in handling a staff grievance issue. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by:
  • Conducting a thorough planning of a new process before this is adopted. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation by:
  • Relaying information to their subordinates on their work performance. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    The learner is able to use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others by:
  • Utilising subtle psychological prompts to elicit the participation of the subordinates in work related discussions. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation.

    Evident in all Specific Outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to contribute to the full personal development of themselves and the social and economic development of the society at large.

    Evident in all Specific Outcomes. 

    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  66649   National Certificate: Landscaping  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  73109   National Certificate: Landscape Irrigation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


    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. Protea Agricultural Training Centre 



    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.