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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Assist in co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
336037  Assist in co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities 
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 4  NQF Level 04  15 
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 
Learners working towards this Unit Standard will be working within a sport education function, or golf club environment providing support services to golf clubs, golf coaching, and golf event management, where the acquisition of competence against this Unit Standard will add value to one`s job. This Unit Standard will provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to co-ordinate and manage golf club facilities by engaging the learner in exercises to assist in the planning, co-ordinating, administering and monitoring of golfing facilities operational plan.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating understanding of the history and development of golf clubs and their management requirements.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of the typical types of golf club facilities and their functions.
  • Assisting in planning and co-ordinating a golf facility operation.
  • Administering and monitoring a golfing facilities operational plan. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this standard are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate understanding of the history and development of golf clubs and their management requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The origins of golf and golf clubs are described in the context of golfing facilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The growth of the golf industry until current times is explained in the context of golfing facilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Future trends in golfing development are discussed and evaluated in the context of golf club and resort management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The golf and golf tourism industry is understood and explained in the context of the management of golf clubs and facilities. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate knowledge of the typical types of golf club facilities and their functions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The essentials of green keeping and golf course maintenance are described and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The essentials of a pro-shop facility, its planning operation and maintenance is explained briefly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The essentials of a caddy facility, its planning and operation is described briefly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The essentials of the golf cart fleet facility, its planning maintenance and operation are explained and described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The essentials of a golf clubhouse facility and its components and their operation and maintenance are explained briefly with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Assist in planning and co-ordinating a golf facility operation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of planning are identified in relationship to golf facility co-ordination. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An operational plan for a golfing facility is drawn up following club procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Components of an operational plan include, but are not limited to, scheduled maintenance, reactive maintenance, safety plans, contingency plans.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The operational plan is scheduled for a golfing facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The basic administration of an operational plan is carried out for a golfing facility. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Basic administration includes, but is not limited, to compiling maintenance schedules, administering schedules, stock control, asset register maintenance, checklists, safety reports and usage reports.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Administer and monitor a golfing facilities operational plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Inspections are conducted according to the operational plan. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range Statement: Inspections include, but are not limited to scheduled and reactive maintenance.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The human and physical resources needed to carry out the operation plan are identified and co-ordinated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The expenditure needed to carry out the operation plan is identified in relationship to the facilities budget. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Schedules are adhered to according to the operational plan. 


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

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • The golfing industry and markets.
  • Golf clubs, the facilities they provide and their management.
  • Basic concepts and procedures of management.
  • Basic concepts and procedures of administration and supervision.
  • Basic business skills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes in assisting in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in assisting in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that assistance is provided in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to assist in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion in assisting in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in assisting in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities problem-solving contexts within the golfing and horticultural sectors do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by assisting in the co-ordinating and managing golf club facilities. 

    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 
    Articulation Possibilities:
  • This Unit Standard will enable a learner to articulate to other qualifications in Management, Management Services, Business Administration, Finance Management and Administration, Sports Management and Administration. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  73189   Further Education and Training Certificate: Golfing and Golf Coaching  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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