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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Conduct a technical practitioners meeting 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114051  Conduct a technical practitioners meeting 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Information Systems and Technology 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 10 - Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences Information Technology and Computer Sciences 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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:
  • To provide proficient knowledge of the areas covered
  • For those working in the workplace in the area of Information Technology
  • As additional knowledge for those wanting to understand the areas covered

    People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types of meetings and their procedures
  • Prepare for a technical practitioners meeting
  • Chair a technical practitioners meeting
  • Conduct post-meeting follow up for a technical meeting
    The performance of all elements is to a standard that allows for further learning in this area. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit value of this unit is based on a person having prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Communicate and write in English, at least at NQF level 4.
  • Participate in formal meetings.
  • Conduct formal meetings. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    1. Outcomes being assessed must be in accordance with the relevant type of meeting that the student elects to be assessed on, which can include but is not be limited to a technical contractual meeting, technical project meeting or a technical review meeting.
    2. If a technical review meeting is being assessed, the appropriate technical people should be involved as identified by the learner, to ensure the assumed technical knowledge resides with the participants. For eg. the note taker must have the necessary technical background to be able to follow the meeting and produce appropriate notes. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of different types of technical practitioners meetings. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Relevant to the type of meeting chosen. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The demonstration describes the types of technical meetings and their uses. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    One of Contract meetings, technical review meetings, project review meetings.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The demonstration identifies leadership styles used in meeting procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Democratic, Autocratic, Facilitative.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The demonstration identifies decision making processes used in meetings. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Voting, Consensus, Criteria-based rating, Ranking, Paired comparisons.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The demonstration describes meeting conventions relevant to the type of meeting chosen. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Moving; Seconding; Amending; Voting Procedures.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The demonstration identifies that the note taker should have technical background knowledge. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare for a technical practitioners meeting. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Relevant to the type of meeting preparing for. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The preparation ensures physical arrangements for the meeting is done, relevant to the type of meeting. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Venue selection, Facilities, Technology required, Relevant supporting information.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The preparation ensures that meeting outcomes are clear, concise and well documented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The preparation ensures that meeting invitations are extended to relevant participants timeously. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The preparation completes and distribute the meeting agenda and other supporting documentation needed for the type of meeting. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Chair a technical practitioners meeting. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Relevant to the type of meeting preparing for. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The chair and members agree on rules and guidelines on behavior. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The chair applies agreed meeting conventions throughout the meeting, according to the type of meeting and in accordance with the standing procedures of the organisation(s) involved. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The chair ensures that the published agenda is followed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The chair provides for active participation by all members to avoid/ minimize conflict. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The chair ensures that meeting topics are prioritised and that discussion times are allocated according to importance, urgency, complexity and agenda. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The chair ensures that agreed decisions are clear, accurate, includes a time frame for action and are within the mandate of the type of meeting conducted. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Conduct post meeting follow up for a technical meeting. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Circulation of Minutes; Recommendations; Motions passed; Feedback. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The follow up ensures minutes of the meeting is produced accurately and in line with the policy of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The follow up communicates agreed records of discussion to interested parties in a format and time frame that meet requirements of the type of meeting and of the organisation(s) involved. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    One of Contractual, technical review or project specific.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The follow up includes a summary of discussions and actions, and meet format requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programs of education and training assessed against unit standards.

    Moderation Process:
    Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Performance of all elements is to be carried out in accordance with organisation standards and procedures, unless otherwise stated. Organisation standards and procedures may cover: quality assurance, documentation, security, communication, health and safety, and personal behaviour. An example of the standards expected is the standards found in ISO 9000 Certified Organisations.
    2. Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
    3. All activities must comply with any policies, procedures and requirements of the organisations involved, the ethical codes of relevant professional bodies and any relevant legislative and/ or regulatory requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of an organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage him/her self and his/her activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exists in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to his/her full personal development and the social and economic development of the society at large by being aware of the importance of: reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively, exploring education and career opportunities and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    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 
    Sub-Sub-Field (Domain):
    Information Systems and Technology Management 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  83026   National Certificate: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Software Testing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Core  49745   National Certificate: Value Engineering  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  49469   National Diploma: Complex Procurement  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Fundamental  48872   National Certificate: Information Technology (Systems Development)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Fundamental  48573   National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Support  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


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