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

Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119336  Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public sector 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within a Public Sector environment, specialising in Public Finance Management and Administration, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to public officials who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards becoming an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector
  • Compiling human resources plan
  • Managing performance of individuals within a team
  • Recruiting and selecting staff
  • Managing the training and development of individuals within a team 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard must be in possession of a Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of human resources principles and legislation and its applications to the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of the human resources function is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All legislation relating to human resources management is reviewed and explained in relation to public sector human resources requirement. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Human resources legislation includes but is not limited to Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Public service disciplinary codes and practices are explained and applied where relevant. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Codes of conduct include but are not limited to public service codes of conduct and ethics, dispute resolution codes of conduct.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The link between human resource management and integrated development plans are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Compile a human resources plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A human resources plan is compiled in line with strategic objectives of organisation, the goals and objectives of a division and in line with legislative requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Labour related regulations and principles are applied in the planning and recruitment strategies of employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Public service training and management development policies are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Human resources plan is monitored and reviewed on an ongoing basis according to work requirements and any changing legislation and/or public sector policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Manage performance of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The performance management system that applies to public sector finance and administration is sourced and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The performance management monitoring and review tools are integrated into overall management function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Performance reviews are conducted at regular intervals with individuals and codes of conduct relating to performance reviews are firmly established. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All related reports to performance reviews are documented and kept on record. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Disciplinary practices are undertaken where necessary and appropriate mechanism are utilized to ensure constructive feedback according to public sector disciplinary practices and codes of conduct. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Recruit and select staff. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Recruitment plan is drawn up according to divisional needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Recruitment policies relating to internal and external recruitment are complied with. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Job descriptions are drawn up and interviewing questions designed accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any assessment tools are reviewed and effectively utilized for selection purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Recruitment and selection methodologies are effectively implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Recruitment methodologies include but are not limited to advertising for posts, reviewing applications according to job descriptions and pre-agreed criteria, interview questionnaires, assessment tools.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Selection process is implemented according to public sector policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Manage the training and development of individuals within a team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Training and development plans are compiled according to related legislation and public sector policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate providers are sourced, evaluated and appointed for external training requirements and schedules for such training programmes are drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Internal trainers are sourced for internal training requirements and schedules for training programmes drawn up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Assessment policies relating to training and development interventions are adhered to and trainee is briefed in accordance with legislative practices and public sector policies and procedures relating to assessment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Training and development is monitored and evaluated on an ongoing basis to ensure skills transfer back at the workplace. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • The principles of Human Resources
  • Human Resources Legislation including the Skills Development Act, South African Qualifications Act, Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act
  • Recruitment and selection strategies, policies and procedures
  • Performance management systems
  • Performance review mechanisms
  • Training processes and interventions
  • Codes of conduct including dispute resolution and codes of conduct and ethics pertaining to public sector 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to manage human resources within the public sector. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to create strong working teams and good working relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all human resources plans and implementation strategies are integrated into overall job function. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information in order to assess progress relating to training, recruitment and selection, performance and overall development of teams. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to gather and disseminate human resources related information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in ensuring that human resources legislation and practices are effectively implemented. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that human resources problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and form part of a national plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that all human resources legislative requirements are adhered to within the public sector finance and administration. 

    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  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49554   National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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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    6. Amabamba Recruitment 
    7. Amandla Obunye Training Academy 
    8. Arishi ISD (PTY) Ltd 
    9. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprises 
    10. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    11. Baswabile Communications & Production 
    12. Bephaswana Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Bohlokoa Business Consultancy 
    14. Bono Skills Development (PTY) Ltd 
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    16. Cale Developments 
    17. Centre for Africa Capacity Building and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Chartered Institute of Management (Pty) Ltd 
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    36. Fort Hare Trading Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Free State Training and Development Institute 
    38. Furniture World Training Centre 
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    40. Giamanje TVET College 
    41. Gleyding Management Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    43. Glo Leb Training & Development 
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    46. Growth Management Consulting 
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    48. Harvestine Investments (Pty) Ltd 
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    55. Institute of Busines Management of Southern Africa 
    56. Integrated Corporate Skills Solution 
    57. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    58. Jobafrik Consulting 
    59. Jojo Training Institute 
    60. Josmap Training Institute 
    61. Kgaka Kgolo Institute 
    62. Khongoloti Training Academy 
    63. Khuphula Training Solutions and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    64. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    65. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    66. Le - Mark Training and Development Pty (Ltd) 
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    68. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    69. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    70. Limadi Industrial Projects 
    71. Lusa Social Enterprenueship Institute (PTY)LTD 
    72. Mafamawethu Consultants 
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    74. Majuba Technical Vocational Education and Training 
    75. Makoti Skills Development Solutions 
    76. Mamuhle Academy 
    77. MANCOSA Pty (Ltd) 
    78. Maritime Business Institute 
    79. MARS Business Consulting 
    80. Matash Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    81. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    82. Matontech Trading Enterprise 
    83. Matsila Holdings 
    84. Maximum Development Institute 
    85. Mgwezane Training and Management cc 
    86. MMPS Holdings 
    87. Mokoai Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    88. Molly Malete Productions CC 
    89. Morar Incorporated - KZN 
    90. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    91. Mowils Consultants 
    92. Mpumalanga School of Government - MPSG 
    93. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    94. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
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    96. National Skills and Technical 
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    103. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
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    106. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
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    108. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    109. Petra Institute of Development 
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    112. Phoka Tshela Projects 
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    137. Siza Nesu Training and Consultants 
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    150. Tippinggate Business Solutions 
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    152. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
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    158. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    159. Tsoelopele Leadership Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    160. TWINMARK STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS 
    161. Ukwakhile Projects (PTY) Ltd 
    162. Umqondo Consultancy 
    163. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    164. University of Pretoria 
    165. University of Venda 
    166. Vala Nge Bhetshu Human Capital Development (Pty) Ltd 
    167. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    168. Victorompie Enterprises CC. 
    169. Vuca Institute of Leadership Development 
    170. Vumilia Africa Group 
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    172. Weinvest Investments 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.