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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Co-ordinate the development and implementation of organisational social responsibility strategies 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11903  Co-ordinate the development and implementation of organisational social responsibility strategies 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
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 as an elective unit standard for persons who are, or seek to be, responsible for organisational social responsibility strategies. Persons credited with this unit standard are able to facilitate the development of social responsibility policy and to identify, implement, monitor and evaluate social responsibility projects. 

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:
  • communicate effectively (at least NQF level 4)
  • understand organisational structures
  • understand programme planning and implementation in generic terms
  • apply basic evaluative instruments to ensure an effective project. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Determine organisational stance regarding social responsibility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Social responsibility related issues and objectives are identified, based on an analysis of organisational policy and strategic objectives.

    2 Facilitate the development of a social responsibility stance, where it does not exist 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Facilitate the development of social responsibility policy 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Organisational stance regarding social responsibility is explained and interpreted to stakeholders.

    2 Draft social responsibility policy aligned to organisational stance in consultation with stakeholders.

    3 Approval of social responsibility policy is facilitated.

    4 Social responsibility policy is implemented in accordance with best and organisational practices. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct environmental scan regarding social responsibility needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Input is obtained from identified stakeholders and employees.

    2 Disadvantaged communities that are to benefit from the social responsibility policy are identified, based on input from stakeholders and employees.

    3 Needs are verified in consultation with credible community leaders and non-governmental organisations. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify potential social responsibility projects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Identified needs are prioritised against agreed criteria.

    2 Viable social responsibility projects aligned to organisational objectives and addressing prioritised needs are identified.

    3 Identified projects are prioritised against agreed criteria.

    4 Prioritised projects are costed and other required resources identified.

    5 Motivated project proposals are prepared and submitted for approval. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Implement approved social responsibility projects 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 A plan for the implementation of social responsibility projects is developed according to best and organisational practices.

    2 Responsibilities and resources for the implementation of social responsibility projects are assigned.

    3 Community involvement during implementation is ensured through liaison with identified community leaders.

    4 A public relations effort is initiated to ensure maximum organisational exposure.

    5 Expenditure and resources are controlled according to best and organisational practices. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Monitor and evaluate implementation of social responsibility projects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1 Criteria for the monitoring and evaluation of social responsibility projects are identified and agreed with relevant stakeholders.

    2 Social responsibility projects are monitored against the agreed criteria.

    3 Feedback to stakeholders are given accurately and regularly.

    4 Corrective actions are identified when required and immediately implemented.

    5 The impact and success of social responsibility projects are evaluated and utilised as input for reviewing organisational social responsibility policy and stance. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
    2. 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 ETQA.
    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.

    4. 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 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
  • methods to contribute to joint processes
  • social responsibility issues
  • consultation processes in the context of social responsibility issues
  • problem solving processes in the context of social responsibility issues 

  • 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.,
  • facilitating the development of a social responsibility stance, where it does not exist, according to assessment criterion 1.4
  • identifying corrective actions when required according to assessment criterion 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others by e.g.,
  • facilitating the development of social responsibility policy according to the assessment criteria set for specific outcome 2 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information by, e.g.,
  • determining organisational stance regarding social responsibility according to assessment criterion 1.1.
  • conducting an environmental scan regarding social responsibility needs according to the assessment criteria of specific outcome 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively by, e.g.,
  • preparing and submitting motivated project proposals for approval according to criterion 4.5
  • ensuring networking with all stakeholders according to assessment criterion 4.6. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by, e.g.
  • evaluating the impact and success of social responsibility projects according to assessment criterion 6.5. 

  • 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
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  23433   Further Education and Training Certificate: Micro Finance  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 
    Elective  49198   National Certificate: Social Housing Property Management  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 


    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.
     
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    4. Amadube Investments CC 
    5. Amandla Obunye Training Academy 
    6. CB Willemse Training 
    7. Chartall Business College 
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    10. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    11. DM Training Consultants 
    12. Faranang Marketing 
    13. Felix Risk Training Consultants 
    14. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
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    17. Hlombe and Associates 
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    19. ILUBALETHU PROJECTS 
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    21. J and R Accountants (PTY) LTD 
    22. Josmap Training Institute 
    23. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    24. Khavhatondiwe Academy 
    25. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
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    28. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    29. Makaota Training Consultants 
    30. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
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    34. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    35. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    36. Networx for Career Development 
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    38. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
    39. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    40. Piquant Trading 
    41. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    42. PTS College 
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    44. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    45. RUDO CONSULTING cc 
    46. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
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    54. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    55. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    56. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    57. Umfolozi FET College 
    58. Vicmat Consultants 



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