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

Manage the development of social housing stock 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117739  Manage the development of social housing stock 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Real Estate 
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 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-12-02  2007-12-02  SAQA 1357/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-12-02   2011-12-02  

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 persons working in the social housing context and involved with managing the development of social housing stock.

Qualifying learners are able to establish a social housing product need and to manage the development of social housing stock through the identification, procurement and servicing of suitable land or building(s). 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this standard are able to:
  • Apply recommendation and presentation techniques.
  • Techniques to develop financial models.
  • Recognise basic components of quantity surveying processes.
  • Apply basic project management skills.
  • Apply basic social housing principles.
  • Interpret legal processes related to sales administration.
  • Interpret town planning principles, processes and ordinances.
  • Interpret land surveying principles, processes and ordinances.
  • Relate civil engineering concepts related to physical infrastructure.
  • Apply budgeting techniques.
  • Apply basic quality assurance principles and techniques. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Social housing includes rental and co-operative housing. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish social housing product need. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A brief for a market needs evaluation in terms of socio-economic characteristics of potential beneficiaries are developed and outsourced according to procurement best practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Evaluation report covers the social housing institute strategies; including but not limited to the strategy regarding social environment and amenities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Report is evaluated and niche market identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Niche recommendation is justified in presentation to appropriate authority for decision. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop social housing stock. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Social housing stock is developed on either undeveloped land or serviced land and refurbishment of existing buildings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Feasibility is established in terms of location, affordability and type of residential stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Feasibility/business plan includes financial modelling and affordability of market. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify and procure land or building. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Land with tenure conditions suitable to product and targeted market is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Negotiations for and procurement of land/buildings are completed within budget. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Necessary expertise is appointed to ensure that legal and product requirements are met. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Manage servicing of land and development of stock. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Servicing and development cover undeveloped land, developed land and refurbishment of existing buildings, as appropriate to identified product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    For undeveloped land suitable town planners, land surveyors, civil engineering services for municipal infrastructure and architects, as appropriate to product, are appointed according to best practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Designs of appointed professionals are within pre-established budgets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Deviations from cost estimates are evaluated and, if affordable, submitted for approval before tendering. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Building and civil contractors are procured according to best practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Municipal approvals of civil works for township registration and of building plans are obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Deviations from cost estimates are evaluated and, if affordable, submitted for approval before supply and installation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Building supervisor/clerk of works is appointed for quality control. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Completed works are handed over to sales administration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Take-on of beneficiaries is completed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant accredited Education and Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA), or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or will assess this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant accredited ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant accredited ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Therefore, anyone wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant accredited ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Knowledge considered to be critical evidence of competence is included in the assessment criteria explicitly, or can be inferred by performance. This includes knowledge on:
  • Evaluation techniques for social market needs.
  • Quantity surveying techniques for various components of feasibility report (land, servicing and building costs).
  • Financial techniques for compiling feasibility report.
  • Financial modelling for presentations on product.
  • Property sales process.
  • Social housing sales administration.
  • Town planning application and process.
  • Land surveying process.
  • Civil engineering process.
  • Professional appointment procedures.
  • Procurement process for relevant professionals. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems by using critical and creative thinking by, e.g.,

    Establishing social housing product need according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome 1:
  • A brief for a market needs evaluation in terms of socio-economic characteristics of potential beneficiaries are developed and outsourced according to procurement best practices.
  • Evaluation report covers the social housing institute strategies; including but not limited to the strategy regarding social environment and amenities.
  • Report is evaluated and niche market identified.
  • Niche recommendation is justified in presentation to appropriate authority for decision.

    Identifying and procuring land or building appropriate to identified need in terms of the assessment criteria of specific outcome 3:
  • Land with tenure conditions suitable to product and targeted market is identified.
  • Negotiations for and procurement of land/buildings are completed within budget.
  • Necessary expertise is appointed to ensure that legal and product requirements are met. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team by, e.g.,

    Establishing and leading a professional team to service land and develop stock according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome 4:
  • For undeveloped land suitable town planners, land surveyors, civil engineering services for municipal infrastructure and architects, as appropriate to product, are appointed according to best practices.
  • Designs of appointed professionals are within pre-established budgets.
  • Deviations from cost estimates are evaluated and, if affordable, submitted for approval before tendering.
  • Building and civil contractors are procured according to best practices.
  • Municipal approvals of civil works for township registration and of building plans are obtained.
  • Deviations from cost estimates are evaluated and, if affordable, submitted for approval before supply and installation.
  • Building supervisor/clerk of works is appointed for quality control.
  • Completed works are handed over to sales administration.
  • Take-on of beneficiaries is completed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by, e.g.,

    Managing servicing of land and development of stock according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome 4:
  • For undeveloped land suitable town planners, land surveyors, civil engineering services for municipal infrastructure and architects, as appropriate to product, are appointed according to best practices.
  • Designs of appointed professionals are within pre-established budgets.
  • Deviations from cost estimates are evaluated and, if affordable, submitted for approval before tendering.
  • Building and civil contractors are procured according to best practices.
  • Municipal approvals of civil works for township registration and of building plans are obtained.
  • Deviations from cost estimates are evaluated and, if affordable, submitted for approval before supply and installation.
  • Building supervisor/clerk of works is appointed for quality control.
  • Completed works are handed over to sales administration.
  • Take-on of beneficiaries is completed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information by, e.g.,

    Establishing social housing product need according to the assessment criteria for specific outcome 1:
  • A brief for a market needs evaluation in terms of socio-economic characteristics of potential beneficiaries are developed and outsourced according to procurement best practices.
  • Evaluation report covers the social housing institute strategies; including but not limited to the strategy regarding social environment and amenities.
  • Report is evaluated and niche market identified.
  • Niche recommendation is justified in presentation to appropriate authority for decision. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by, e.g.,

    Relating social housing product need to location, affordability and type of residential stock according to the assessment criteria for specific outcomes 1 and 2:

    Specific outcome 1:
  • A brief for a market needs evaluation in terms of socio-economic characteristics of potential beneficiaries are developed and outsourced according to procurement best practices.
  • Evaluation report covers the social housing institute strategies; including but not limited to the strategy regarding social environment and amenities.
  • Report is evaluated and niche market identified.
  • Niche recommendation is justified in presentation to appropriate authority for decision.

    Specific outcome 2:
    Range: Social housing stock is developed on either undeveloped land or serviced land and refurbishment of existing buildings.
  • Feasibility is established in terms of location, affordability and type of residential stock.
  • Feasibility/business plan includes financial modelling and affordability of market. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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  49196   National Certificate: Social Housing Property Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  58246   Bachelor of Human Settlements Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30   


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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    1. Reflections Development Institute 



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