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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Interpret and apply the rules and regulations of the codes of points of judging in the selected disciplines 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264515  Interpret and apply the rules and regulations of the codes of points of judging in the selected disciplines 
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 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 
This Unit Standard is for learners who wish to become judges at NQF Level 1 in their specific discipline of Gymnastics.
This Unit Standard is designed to provide the learners with knowledge and understanding to be able to judge successfully at any competition in their specific discipline.

The qualifying learner will be capablein:
  • Impart knowledge on the Gymnastics Disciplines.
  • Apply the rules of judging in their specific discipline og Gymnastics.
  • Evaluate the judging experience to ensure quality and improve on their judging performance. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This Unit Standard will cover all (Including but not limited to) the rules and regulations of the Specific Disciplines Code of Points.

    Namely:
  • Gymnastic for all.
  • Men's Gymnastics.
  • Woman's Gymnastics.
  • Acrobatics.
  • Sports Aerobics.
  • Acrobatic Dance.
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics.
  • Trampoline.
  • Tumbling. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Impart knowledge on the Gymnastics disciplines. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Includes but not limited to:
  • Gymnastics for all, Men's Gymnastics, Woman's Gymnastics, Acrobatics, Sports Aerobics, Acrobatic dance, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Tumbling. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Explain the origin of gymnastics as a sport as pertaining to the history and current practices within the context of the specific disciplines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explain the judges framework as contextualized within the sport of gymnastics as per the specific discipline. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of judging for a discipline of gymnastics are explained in terms of the sporting code. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Specific disciplines routines in age group sequences are named with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply the rules of judging in the specific discipline of gymnastics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Rules and regulations relating to gymnastics are explained within a specific discipline. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The points system and deductions are explained and applied as per South African Gymnastics Federation Standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate the judging experience to ensure quality and improve on judging performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The marks of the competitors are noted on the score sheets for the specific discipline. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Deductions on the performance of the competitors are noted on the judges score sheets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Own performance is benchmarked against the competitions score sheets for each discipline. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor or moderator with the relevant ETQA and SAGF.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this Unit Standard, must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA and SAGF. 

  • 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 
    Identifying and solving problems relating to judging incidents that may take place in a competition, by applying the relevant judging rules and using common sense to manage the situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of the judges panel, before, during and after the competition. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Planning and preparing oneself and one's activity responsibly and effectively in accordance with the competition requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively by retrieving and documenting the correct marks for each competitor on the competition data base. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Recognize that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation by using knowledge of judging, skills and techniques to maintain the standards set in accordance with the National Gymnastics body (SAGF). 

    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 
    Assessment Options:

    Learners will be assessed using the following methods:
  • Observation.
  • Formative and Summative assessments by "workbook".
  • Simulation.
  • Oral or written questions. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  66809   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Technical Officiating  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.
     
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    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.