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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Interpret and apply rules and regulations for Level 1-3 judging in Men's Artistic Gymnastics and Women's Artistic Gymnastics 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264636  Interpret and apply rules and regulations for Level 1-3 judging in Men's Artistic Gymnastics and Women's Artistic Gymnastics 
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 intended for people who wish to participate as judges in the sport of Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics. This unit standard will provide learners with competencies required to judge Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics competition(s) in a consistent, fair and impartial manner. The learner will be capable of combining a range of self-discipline and life long observation skills with a working knowledge of the techniques of the sport, and integrate these within the context of competitions.

The learner will be capable in:
  • Demonstrating an understanding and knowledge of Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics.
  • Apply the rules of judging in their specific level of judging.
  • Evaluate the gymnast on the Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics equipment and ensure quality in their judging performances. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 2.
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This Unit Standard covers all (including but not limited to) aspects of judging on Level 1-3 for Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics namely:
  • Regulations of the Specific Code of Points.
  • Rules and Regulations of judging on that level.
  • Competition structure.
  • Level 1-3 Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics routines. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The structure of Gymnastics is explained with regards of the position of Men's/and or Women's Artistic in the sport of Gymnastics. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Structure including but not limited to different disciplines and includes Project Management and different competitions.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Management's structure of Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics is explained within the South African Gymnast Federation in terms of their responsibilities and duties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Current Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics sequences are identified and listed with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Sequences; Level 1-3 for Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The minimum equipment requirements are explained for all Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics competitions-SO 1. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including, but not limited to, floor, vault, parallel-bars and low bar for Men's Artistic Gymnastics and floor, asymmetric bars, beam and floor in Women's Artistic Gymnastics in relation to the levels of competition.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The minimum requirements of participation, of the different levels of judges, are explained for all compulsory competitions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Judging levels (Intermediate, Provincial, National and International-SO 1).
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply the rules of judging in their specific level of judging in Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Rules include, but are not limited to execution deduction for loss of form or errors, falls and omission of prescribed elements for Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The duties of judges at different levels are explained and applied in the context of a competition, inclusive of skill deductions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Code of Conduct in respect of the different stakeholders of Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics is explained in terms of application in a Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics sport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The position of the different stakeholders in Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics is described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The protocol of club, Regional and Provincial participation is explained and understood as it is set out in club, Provincial and National competitions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate the gymnast's Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The gymnast's performance on the Men's/and or Women's Artistic Gymnastics equipment is evaluated using a simulation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Deviations from the learned skill is identified and described in order to make deductions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Deductions are calculated on judges score sheet in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The judges marks of the competitors are noted on the gymnasts score sheets and calculated for record keeping purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Own performance is benchmarked against the Head judges score sheet of that competition. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Marks of the gymnast performance are communicated using a score card. 


    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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