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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Assess viability of regeneration options in the property industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377009  Assess viability of regeneration options in the property industry 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Commercial Property 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 specifies the outcomes required to assess the viability of regeneration options for property. It develops the learner's ability to define assessment criteria appropriate to the type of asset and to recommend preferred viable options based on those criteria. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner accessing this standard is competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Asset may include: Buildings, business and marketing contracts, equipment, furniture, goodwill, land and vehicles.
  • Regeneration may relate to: Rebuild, redecorate, redevelop, refinance, re-fit, remodel, renovate, repackage and re-tenant.
  • Relevant people may include: Architects, builders, clients, legal representatives, management and colleagues, members of industry associations, principals, service providers and users.
  • Organisational requirements may be outlined and reflected in access and equity principles and practice guidelines, business and performance plans, complaint and dispute resolution procedures, goals, objectives, plans, systems and processes, legal and ethical requirements and codes of practice, mission statements and strategic plans, OCHSA policies, procedures and programs, policies and procedures in relation to client service, quality and continuous improvement processes and standards and quality assurance and procedure manuals.
  • Consultative processes may include: Face-to-face meetings, telephone, facsimile and written communication.
  • Relevant documentation may include agreements, building codes, certificates of occupancy, contracts, leases, licences, permits, plans and specifications.
  • Legislative requirements may be outlined and reflected in South African standards, and quality assurance and certification requirements, award and enterprise agreements, consumer protection, freedom of information, home building requirements, privacy requirements, public health, relevant federal, and state or territory legislation that affects organisational operation, including: Anti-discrimination and diversity, environmental issues, BEE, industrial relations, OCHSA, relevant industry codes of practice, strata, community and company titles, tenancy agreements, trade practices and trade practices laws and guidelines.
  • Regeneration options may include change of use, market reposition and refurbishment. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish requirements of asset regeneration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Asset regeneration requirements are reviewed and confirmed with relevant people according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Consultative processes are used to negotiate with relevant people and agree upon project process, objectives and time lines according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Relevant documentation and legislative requirements are sourced and reviewed to identify critical requirements of asset regeneration options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A Project plan is developed according to organisational requirements detailing suitable activities that reflect client needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and support is sought as required according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Define assessment criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Industry and other relevant benchmarks are accessed and analysed to establish assessment criteria appropriate to the type and class of asset being assessed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Types of evidence required to ensure valid and reliable decision making are determined and clearly defined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Assessment processes are designed which detail the assessment method that will accurately reflect client needs and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Business equipment and technology are used to organise and document assessment processes in a format suitable for analysis and interpretation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Feedback from relevant people regarding assessment criteria is collected, analysed and used to validate assessment process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Access relevant information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant information is gathered and organised in a format suitable for analysis and interpretation according to legislative and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sources of information relevant to asset regeneration options are identified and accessed according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Reliable methods for gathering information are used according to organisational requirements, making efficient use of time and resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Appropriate inter-personal techniques are used to access additional information from relevant people according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Constraints and opportunities regarding regeneration methods are identified according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Business equipment and technology are used to access, analyse and organise information according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Assess viability of options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The viability of regeneration options is assessed and decisions are made on preferred option according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Gathered information is examined to ensure its quality, validity and reliability according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An assessment decision is made based on an objective ranking of options against assessment criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Regeneration options are presented in appropriate format, style and structure using suitable business equipment and technology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Recommendations are made that are verifiable and sufficiently detailed to meet client and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Information is securely maintained with due regard to client confidentiality, and legislative and organisational requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any 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, 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 
  • Building control legislation, codes and relevant South African standards.
  • Financial analysis and modeling.
  • Limitations of work role, responsibility and professional abilities.
  • Market movements.
  • OCHSA issues and requirements.
  • Organisational and professional procedures, ethical practices and business standards.
  • Regeneration methods.
  • Relevant national and local government regulations related to:
    > Anti-discrimination.
    > Consumer protection.
    > Environmental issues.
    > Employment Equity (EE) or Black Economic Empowerment (BEE).
    > Financial probity.
    > Franchise and business structures.
    > Industrial relations.
    > OCHSA.
    > Privacy.
    > Property sales, leasing and management.
    > Relevant local property knowledge.
    > Sources of industry data. 

  • 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 to assess viability of regeneration options in the property industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team to access additional information regarding regeneration options from relevant people according to organisational requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to achieve objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to assess viability of regeneration options in the property industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion regarding assessing the viability of regeneration options within the property industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others while ensuring that the client and organisational requirements are met. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognizing that the policies and procedures underpinning the regeneration options of property do not exist in isolation and internal and external factors are considered when meeting the client and organizational objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participate as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that there is an understanding of the regeneration options and the implications for the organizational and society at large. 

    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
    Elective  79626   Further Education and Training Certificate: Commercial Property and Facilities Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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