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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Supervise a project team of a developmental project to deliver project objectives 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10146  Supervise a project team of a developmental project to deliver project objectives 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Project Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Project Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  14 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 forms part of the qualification, National Certificate Project Management and is registered at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners accessing this standard will be involved in project management teams or involved in building small project management teams. These projects may be technical projects, business projects or developmental projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors. This standard will also add value to learners who are running their own business and recognise that project management forms an integral component of any business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Discussing and explaining the appropriateness of the various organisational structures.
  • Supervising and monitoring a developmental project team.
  • Reporting progress on a developmental project.
  • Identifying and rectifying problems occurring in a developmental project.
  • Setting up, running and closing a developmental project. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in mathematics and communication skills at NQF level 3 or equivalent.
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in computer literacy and applicable software at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Identify and use appropriate organisational structures and supervising a project team in the context of a small project / sub-project involving few resources and having a limited impact on stakeholders and the environment.
  • Developmental projects will include any project, which contains the following characteristics: The project is donor or self funded. The project is community based. The project is not profit driven. The project is non-tangible. The project is focused on outcomes rather than outputs
  • Projects at this level will include single projects rather than simultaneously managed multiple projects
  • Relevant "subject matter" expertise will be required where learners will apply developmental projects with specific areas / economic sectors.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of organisational structures including: culture, values, politics, vision, ethics, etiquette.
  • Organisational structures will include any hierarchical, matrix, flat or projectised structures within which projects are performed. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Discuss and explain the appropriateness of the various organisational structures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Alternative organisational structures are identified and how projects operate within
    each structure are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Advantages & disadvantages of all organisational structures are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Reasons for choosing particular organisational structures are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.The interface and overlap between general management and project management is
    explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Examples of organisational structures are provided. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Supervise and monitor a developmental project team 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Supervision practices, with reference to project teams are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Project team objectives are confirmed in accordance with the scope of the project
    and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Project team progress is monitored and recorded against project plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Task workflow is organised to achieve minimal waste and delay. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Report progress on a developmental project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.A variety of reporting lines are recognised and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Report priorities and requirements are described and documented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Progress is documented and reported in accordance with established procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Reports are produced according to donor specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Progress report is produced within agreed time frame and format. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify and rectify problems occurring in a developmental project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Potential problems are identified, recorded and notified in terms that allow
    resolution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Symptoms of problems are identified and root causes determined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques are identified, selected and applied to solve the problem. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Unresolved problems are reported to higher authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Problems are rectified within set time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Set-up, run and close a developmental project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Project duration, start and end time and tasks are communicated and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Project is set up within agreed time frames using identified personnel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Project progress is observed against project scope and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Project work structures are applied and monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Closing down procedures are followed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers will be accredited against this unit standard and assessors registered by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An in-depth understanding of the range of project organisational structures regarding functional and matrix.
  • An in-depth understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each type of organisational structure.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques for general supervision of people.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the methods and techniques for reporting progress to higher authority.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the nature and scope of a developmental project.
  • An all-rounded understanding of the methods and techniques for solving problems related to supervising a team
  • A comprehensive understanding of the methods and techniques for general supervision of others.
  • A general understanding of measuring instruments to measure a project teams performance.
  • A general understanding of the national priorities requiring dedicated project management expertise
  • An in-depth understanding of the implication of change in a new South Africa.
  • A general understanding of a range of donor sources.
  • A general understanding of donor methods, requirements and procedures. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems, monitoring all problems occurring within a project team and in a developmental project. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team when supervising a project team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities maintaining fairness and transparency throughout the process of supervision. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect and organise information pertaining to the monitoring, identifying and rectifying of project teams performance and problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when reporting progress on a developmental project, and with regards to the organisational structure. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology in the gathering of information and for reporting progress. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the impact of poor supervision of a project team leads to sub standard results, and how the advantages and disadvantages of organisational structures work against each other (culture and policies). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49337   National Certificate: Multi-National Safety and Security Operations Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  48908   National Certificate: Sanitation Project Co-ordination  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  48884   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Community Facilitation in Society and Environment Interactions  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Elective  48818   Further Education and Training Certificate: Arts and Culture Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  48909   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sanitation Project Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  21160   National Certificate: Generic Project Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-10   
    Elective  23976   National Certificate: Local Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-08-13  PSETA 
    Elective  59387   National Certificate: Intellectual Property Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58978   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49336   National Certificate: Law Enforcement: Sheriffing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50205   National Certificate: Municipal Integrated Development Planning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  49793   National Certificate: Productivity  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  49745   National Certificate: Value Engineering  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Elective  50500   National Diploma: Electronic Warfare  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  79808   National Diploma: Occupational Safety  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50333   National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49198   National Certificate: Social Housing Property Management  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  67460   National Diploma: Public Administration  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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    5. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    6. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
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    10. Ayoba Training Institute (Pty)Ltd 
    11. Bephaswana Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    12. Bohlali Provider Support 
    13. Chartall Business College 
    14. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
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    17. Divine Inspiration Trading 704 PTY Ltd 
    18. DM Training Consultants 
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    80. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    81. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    82. Sibikwa Arts Centr 
    83. Siza Nesu Training and Consultants 
    84. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
    85. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    86. Tachfin Holdings 
    87. Tembe Service Providers 
    88. The Finishing College (Pty) Lt 
    89. The Institute of People Development 
    90. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    91. TMG Quality Services 
    92. Together Lifestyle Resort Pty Ltd 
    93. Training Consultant and SD College 
    94. Trainyoucan (Pty) Ltd 
    95. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    96. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
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    98. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    99. Umqondo Consultancy 
    100. University of Johannesburg 
    101. University of Venda 
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    105. VISION MEETS ACTION (PTY) LTD 
    106. Vukauzakhe Traiding Enterprise 
    107. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    108. Whitestone College 



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