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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage individual careers in a small/micro craft enterprise 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117520  Manage individual careers in a small/micro craft enterprise 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Art, Craft & Design 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
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 for operational managers, line managers and human resources management practitioners in the craft industry, who are involved in managing careers of individuals.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Gather and analyse information for individual career planning.
  • Facilitate and manage the career planning process.
  • Monitor implementation of personal career development strategy. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication, NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following statements provide a general guide to the scope and complexity of the competence expected of the learner:
  • Tools and assessment instruments may include but are not limited to information about abilities, values, technical skills and competencies; career anchors; career phases; lifestyle preferences; performance information; individual needs and interests; and assessment centre information.
  • The strategies may include but are not limited to training and development interventions, self-empowerment, networking and mentorship.
  • Parties may include but are not limited to the employees, team, supervisor, manager, shop steward or human resources. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Gather and analyse information for individual career planning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Career planning tools and assessment instruments which are relevant and valid are utilised effectively to gather information about the individual working in a craft environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information gathered is analysed to identify and develop an individual profile. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Relevant information about organisational goals, strategies and needs are gathered to facilitate individual career planning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Individual and organisational information is integrated and analysed to compile an individual career profile. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Facilitate and manage the career planning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Career goals are formulated based on individual career profiles clearly specifying actions, accountability, time frames and complies with organisational and legislative requirements as applicable in a craft environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Career advancement strategies are identified to facilitate attainment of career goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Individual development plans applicable in performance management are linked to career goals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Career planning discussions are documented for reference purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A career planning discussion is held, which is constructive, participative, tactful, honest and respectful. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Career plan is produced and made available to relevant parties for career management purposes in line with organisational objectives and legislative requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor implementation of personal career development strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Personal development strategy is evaluated against specific actions and timeframes related to in career plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Career guidance discussion is held to affirm progress, revise or identify new career goals and to suggest corrective action to personal development strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Career guidance discussion is documented for reference purposes. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Career planning tools and assessment instruments.
  • Information about abilities, values, technical skills and competencies.
  • Career anchors.
  • Career phases.
  • Lifestyle preferences.
  • Performance information.
  • Individual needs and interests.
  • Assessment centre information.
  • Development of individual profiles.
  • Career advancement strategies.
  • Training and development interventions.
  • Self-empowerment.
  • Networking.
  • Mentorship. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when revising career progress and suggesting corrective actions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Facilitate and manage the career planning process when Individual development plans applicable in performance management are linked to career goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Gather and analyse information when relevant information about organisational goals, strategies and needs are gathered to facilitate individual career planning. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when career guidance discussion is constructive and participative with due consideration to sensitivity, honesty and respect. 

    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
    Core  49119   National Certificate: Craft Operational Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  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.
     
    NONE 



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