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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Conduct targeted training and development using given methodologies 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117870  Conduct targeted training and development using given methodologies 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Occupationally-directed ETD Practitioners 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 05 - Education, Training and Development Adult Learning 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
9953  Prepare learning aids  Level 4  NQF Level 04   
9956  Facilitate targeted skills development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  14   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard will provide recognition for those who conduct or intend to conduct targeted training and development using given methodologies, including group training, group facilitation and presentations. Formal recognition will enhance their employability and also provide a means to identify competent trainers. This Unit Standard will be useful to people who are involved in identifying and providing structured and targeted skills development opportunities in the workplace with individuals and groups.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Plan and prepare for training and development;
  • Deliver presentations for training and development purposes;
  • Deliver group training sessions;
  • Facilitate group learning activities; and
  • Review training. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in the learning area in which they will provide training. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    1. Trainers will be required to work from given workplace skills plans, learning needs analyses, target audience profiles and training and development resources and facilities.
    2. Trainers may have access to the support and guidance of experienced trainers when planning and preparing for training and development.
    3. Methodologies to include group training, group facilitation and presentations. At this level, trainers are likely to use each of these methodologies separately and according to well-defined plans and instructions. The facilitation approach will be limited to simple, direct activities, with clear goals and techniques.
    4. The trainer may provide training for any performance area, but such training should be towards a defined performance standard. The performance standard could be in the form of internal company standards or Unit Standards.
    5. This Unit Standard includes the need to develop basic learning support material such as notes, diagrams, worksheets, audio and visual aids and models. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and prepare for training and development. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Preparation for training and development that involves group training, group facilitation and presentations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learning needs are identified in relation to intended learning outcomes and stakeholder objectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Stakeholders may include but are not limited to - learners, trainer, colleagues, supervisors, management, quality assurance staff, health and safety staff.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Plans cater for the identified needs of learners and stakeholders, possible learning barriers, previous learning experiences, literacy and numeracy levels, language, culture, special needs and different learning styles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources, locations, and personnel are arranged to suit intended delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Learning material is gathered and/or developed, as required, to suit the learning activities and the learners. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Larning material could include notes, diagrams, worksheets, audio and visual aids and models
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Training and development methods selected are appropriate to the learners and agreed learning outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The learning environment is arranged to meet organisational and legislative requirements for safety and accessibility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Review criteria are confirmed and documented in accordance with organisation policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Deliver presentations for training and development purposes. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Presentations are to include some interaction between presenter and learners. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of the presentation is outlined in terms of the contribution towards expected learning outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Delivery reinforces key learning points and provides variety through the effective use of eye contact, voice modulation, body language and support material. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Information is presented at a level of complexity appropriate to the subject matter and target population. The information is suitably structured, accurate, and relevant and contributes to the presentation purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Visual and audio aids support the purpose of the presentation and contribute to understanding and learning transfer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Delivery of the presentation is modified if necessary to accommodate contingencies in the learning situation, resource availability, learner needs, and time constraints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Appropriate checks are carried out to ensure the presentation purpose is achieved. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Deliver group training sessions. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Including but not limited to discussion groups, workshops and action learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learners are advised of intended learning outcomes, purpose of training and the learning and assessment process. Opportunities are provided for learners to contribute to and enquire about the process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Training sessions are participative and contribute towards the principle of life-long learning within a positive learning environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Training is outcomes-directed, and includes appropriate and effective explanations, demonstrations, practice and review as required to enable required learning to take place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Language medium and level is appropriate for the learners and consistent with industry usage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The group is managed effectively and the activities meet the group's needs in terms of pace and logic of structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Opportunities for consolidation and practice are sufficient to ensure learner competence is achieved in terms of the defined outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Training is carried out in accordance with specified requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Requirements include resource usage, health and safety requirements and organisational quality assurance requirements.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    The training approach provides opportunities to monitor learner's progress in terms of the agreed outcomes. Where necessary, modifications are made to the training approach to ensure the learners' needs are addressed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Facilitate group learning activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Group learning methods match learning outcomes and identified group needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Individuals are grouped to meet their learning needs and in line with the purpose of learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The learning environment promotes interaction and participation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Groups are managed in line with facilitation principles and in a manner that maximises the strengths of group learning while recognising the needs and requirements of individual members. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Questioning techniques promote learner involvement and the achievement of learning outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Facilitation contributes to the achievement of agreed learning outcomes by individuals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Opportunities are created to monitor learner's progress in terms of the agreed outcomes. Where necessary, modifications are made to the facilitation approach to ensure the learners' needs are addressed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Review training and development. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The review will generally take place together with a multi-levelled, supportive and guiding team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learner and stakeholder feedback on delivery is sought and analysed against review criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The review reveals strengths and weaknesses of the planning, preparation and delivery of the training. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Review includes useful recommendations for improvement in future delivery. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Assessors for this unit standard must be registered with the relevant ETQA.

    2. Providers of learning towards this unit standard must be accredited through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.

    3. 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 
    The following knowledge is embedded within the unit standard, and will be assessed directly or implicitly through assessment of the specific outcomes in terms of the assessment criteria:
  • The sector and workplace skills plans.
  • At least one group facilitation methodology, group training techniques and presentation techniques.
  • Alternative ways of providing information to learners through oral or written presentations, demonstrations or other activities.
  • Strategies, techniques and activities for using the kinds of support materials and/or equipment used during training and development.
  • Methods for reviewing training and development.
  • Group dynamics.
  • Outcomes-based approach to training and development.
  • Forms of practice that promote the values described in the Bill of Rights and the principles underpinning the National Qualifications Framework and Employment Equity Act. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solve problems - dealing with issues of diversity and potential conflict in learning situations, including different rates of progression for different learners and cultural and linguistic diversity; Identifying the limitations of particular methodologies or activities and developing alternative ways of dealing with these. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams - this outcome will be demonstrated by:
  • Interacting with learners in a manner which promotes effective learning; and
  • Identifying team roles to plan own participation and interact with supportive team 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively - this outcome will be demonstrated through the general and specific activities related to planning and organising the training sessions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information - this outcome will be demonstrated when candidates analyse information on learner needs in order to plan appropriate learning interventions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills -- this outcome will be demonstrated by:
    ensuring the learner clearly understands the role he/she is to play and what is expected of him/her; and
    being culturally sensitive when communicating. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology - Understanding the education and training potential of various technologies and demonstrating their effective use in promoting learning. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces the following unit standards:
  • 9953, "Prepare learning aids", Level 4, 6 credits.
  • 9956, "Facilitate targeted skills development", Level 4, 14 credits. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  64697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Health Work  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Core  50480   Further Education and Training Certificate: Firearm Training  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAPFTC 
    Core  49836   Further Education and Training Certificate: Gender Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Core  49531   Further Education and Training Certificate: Inclusive Education  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  50332   Further Education and Training Certificate: Occupationally-Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  67463   Further Education and Training Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58337   Further Education and Training Certificate: Trade Union Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  49872   Further Education and Training Certificate: Victim Empowerment Co-ordination  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  57428   Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50438   National Certificate: Immigration Services  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-06-29  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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.
     
    1. Academy of Management and Entrepreneurial Excellence 
    2. ACADEMY OF PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    3. Academy of York Pty Ltd 
    4. Academy Training Group 
    5. Advantage Training Services cc 
    6. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    7. AMALUNGELO TRAINING GROUP PTY LTD 
    8. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    9. ASORIP NPC 
    10. ATTE - The Training Edge 
    11. Attractive Softcare Application Projects cc T/A Brilliant HR Solutions 
    12. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    13. BANTUBANYE INVESTMENTS 
    14. Bohlali Provider Support 
    15. Bonang Training & Development 
    16. BPK Trading and Project 
    17. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    18. BRIGHT IDEA PROJECTS 447 PTY LTD T/A MIND -THE- GAP 
    19. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Camblish Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    21. CHERYL CARTER & ASSOCIATES 
    22. CLASSIC ORIENTAL CONSULTANCY PTY LTD 
    23. CMA Investments 34 (Pty) Ltd 
    24. CONNECT THE DOTS 
    25. CONTEXTUAL ASSESSMENT INSTITUTE 
    26. CORE TRAINING INTERNATIONAL 
    27. Crystal Training and Consultancy Services 
    28. D M Management and Consulting 
    29. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    30. Damelin 
    31. Damelin Education Group 
    32. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Dintshang Trading 
    34. DITSELA LABOUR INSTITUTION 
    35. EDUTEL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    36. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    37. ELIJAH BARAYI MEMORIAL TRAINING CENTRE 
    38. Emergence Growth - Virago Consulting 
    39. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Empire Conferencing and Training 
    41. Enjo Consultants 
    42. ESKILZ (Pty) Ltd 
    43. FACHS Business Consulting & Training 
    44. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    45. HEART Solutions 
    46. HRD Training & Consulting 
    47. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    48. ICOLLEGE PTY LTD 
    49. Ifalezwe Learning Express 
    50. IKHWEZI MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE CC 
    51. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    52. Infomage 
    53. Inkwazi Learning Network 
    54. Institute of Professional Studies and Services 
    55. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    56. Isibani Skills Academy 
    57. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    58. Jacanas Trading 
    59. Jenk Business Enterprise 
    60. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    61. Jonglad Trading Enterprise 
    62. JPM & Associates 
    63. Khoali Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
    64. KHULISANE ACADEMY 
    65. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    66. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    67. KLM EMPOWERED HUMAN SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS PTY LTD 
    68. LABOURNET CENTRAL PTY LTD 
    69. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    70. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    71. Learning Performance Link 
    72. Leratham Supply Distribution and Enterprise 
    73. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    74. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    75. M3i Skills Development 
    76. Maccauvlei Learning Academy 
    77. MACCAUVLEI LEARNING ACADEMYPTY LTD 
    78. Makaota Training Consultants 
    79. Marematlou Training Institute 
    80. Matimba Management and Labour cc 
    81. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    82. Micromega ProfeSSional Risk Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    83. Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd (previously known as Milpark Business School) 
    84. MPIC Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    85. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    86. NASOU VIA AFRIKA 
    87. Neolebongi Trading Enterprise 
    88. New Hope Revival Organisation 
    89. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    90. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    91. NOSA (Newton park)(WA) 
    92. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    93. NTI College 
    94. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    95. OBET PRO - Outcomes Based Education and Training Programmes 
    96. Pachi Global Foundation 
    97. PC Educational Holdings Pty Ltd 
    98. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    99. Platinum Peak Consulting 
    100. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    101. PMG Education (Pty) Ltd 
    102. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    103. QPD CONSULTANTS 
    104. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    105. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    106. Retshetse Training Project 
    107. SANDF COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 
    108. Seanapyane Resources (Pty) Ltd 
    109. SEJ Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    110. SKU Training and Assessment 
    111. Southern African Youth Movement 
    112. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    113. Starplex 489 cc 
    114. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    115. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    116. The Development Link 
    117. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    118. The Institute of People Development 
    119. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    120. Thuto-Ke Lefa Training cc 
    121. TMG Quality Services 
    122. Trainers Without Borders 
    123. Tshianzi Development 
    124. Tshukudu MZM Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    125. UKHANYISO EBANTWINI PTY LTD 
    126. UKWAKHILE TRAINING 
    127. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    128. Umnotho We Afrika Foundation 
    129. University of Johannesburg 
    130. VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    131. VH Consulting 
    132. Xcite Skills Development cc 
    133. Zisukumele Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 



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