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

Promote a learning culture in an organisation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15222  Promote a learning culture in an organisation 
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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-04-03  2007-11-28  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-11-28   2011-11-28  

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
9947  Implement workplace skills plan(s)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  20   

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
252041  Promote a learning culture in an organisation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard will be useful to people who are involved in planning, managing and/or implementing training and development within organisations. The Unit Standard will be especially useful to skills development facilitators, training managers and human resource development practitioners.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation
  • develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation
  • implement strategies to promote a learning culture. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this Unit Standard are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    A "learning culture" refers to an environment and attitude in which learning and assessment is encouraged and rewarded, learning and assessment opportunities are provided and supported across the organisation, participation is voluntary and at high levels, learning is clearly linked to organisational goals and individual aspirations and learning and assessment is supported by quality policies and procedures.
    For the purposes of assessment against this Unit Standard, candidates may demonstrate the ability to apply the Specific Outcomes for a small to medium organisation, or a department within a large organisation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The analysis to be based on information derived from training and development plans, reports, interviews and observation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information is gathered from relevant and representative sources. The range of sources utilised is sufficient to confirm the accuracy and validity of the information across the full spectrum of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The analysis defines the extent to which learning is needed within the organisation across levels of work and/or functional work areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The analysis identifies the status of learning and the learning culture in terms of quantitative and qualitative indicators. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Quantitative indicators include proportion of active learners to the total personnel, proportion of active learning in relation to identified needs, proportions of active learners across levels of work and/or functional areas.
    Qualitative indicators include perceptions of different categories of personnel in terms of the value, relevance and effectiveness of learning in general and the learning opportunities provided.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The analysis identifies possible explanations for the current status of the learning culture, whether positive or negative, in terms of historical trends, current influences and future prospects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The analysis identifies the potential contribution of learning and development to the attainment of organisational and individual goals. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Objectives of the promotion strategies are defined in measurable and time bound terms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The strategies are sustainable and are defined in terms of key actions, methods, required resources, target audience, timing of actions and potential constraints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Strategies are relevant to the needs of the organisation and individuals, and address issues identified in the analysis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Strategies cater for various categories of people and learning needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Details are provided of the costs associated with promotion activities. The costs are justified by the identified benefits. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The strategies are put to stakeholders with supporting arguments for their adoption. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement strategies to promote a learning culture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Learning and development opportunities are promoted throughout the organisation according to the planned strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Promotion activities emphasise the benefits of learning and development to individuals and the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The promotion facilitates clear understanding of the learning and development needs of the organisation and individuals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Promotion of learning is aligned with current skills profiles of individuals, organisation and transformation needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Promotion activities are sustained according to the planned strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The impact of promotional strategies is evaluated against pre-determined objectives and appropriate changes are implemented as needed. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA), or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 relevant 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 
    The following essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the Specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria. .
  • Methods of gathering, analysing and recording data
  • Promotional mechanisms. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
    This outcome will be demonstrated during the planning stage as well as when conducting the analysis. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams
    This outcome will be demonstrated when conducting the analysis using group processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively
    This Unit Standard requires high levels of self-management and organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information
    This outcome will be addressed in analysis phase. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills
    Communication will be demonstrated mainly during the promotion phase. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a system
    The inter-relatedness of a learning culture and the development of the organisation is central to this Unit Standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252041, which is "Promote a learning culture in an organisation", Level 5, 5 credits.

    This unit standard replaces unit standard 9947, "Implement workplace skills plan(s)", Level 5, 20 credits. 

    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  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49794   National Diploma: Productivity  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  SABPP 
    Elective  50334   National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  61592   National Diploma: Human Resources Management and Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50333   National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  50330   Bachelor: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices  Level 6  NQF Level 07  Reregistered  2021-06-30  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.
     
    1. A5 Competence Evolution 
    2. ABASUNGULI TRAINING SPESIALISTS (PTY) LTD 
    3. Abinet Training and Development 
    4. ABVAHO PHANDA GROUP PTY LTD 
    5. Academy of Management and Entrepreneurial Excellence 
    6. ACADEMY OF PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    7. Academy of York Pty Ltd 
    8. Academy Training Group 
    9. Accreditation & Training Services 
    10. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    11. Advantage Training Services cc 
    12. AEI Skills Pty Ltd 
    13. AFRICA COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    14. African Global Skills Academy Pty Ltd 
    15. Agriventions Consulting 
    16. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality (Pty) Ltd 
    17. AMALUNGELO TRAINING GROUP PTY LTD 
    18. Amaqamu Project Management and Consulting 
    19. AMM Training and Consulting 
    20. AQUARIUS SKILLS SOLUTION 
    21. ASORIP NPC 
    22. ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    23. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    24. ATE Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    25. Attractive Softcare Application Projects cc T/A Brilliant HR Solutions 
    26. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    27. Audit Campus 
    28. Bavelile Consultants and Training 
    29. BERITAM PROJECTS AND TRAINING SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    30. Bohlali Provider Support 
    31. Bonang Training & Development 
    32. BOPHELONG COMMUNITY HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (NGO) 
    33. BORDERGATE EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND PROJECTS 
    34. Botho Nare Investments 
    35. Boulton Providers 
    36. BPK Trading and Project 
    37. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    38. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    39. Breakeven 59(PTY) Ltd 
    40. BRIGHT IDEA PROJECTS 447 PTY LTD T/A MIND -THE- GAP 
    41. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    42. Business Development Unit (PTY)Ltd 
    43. Business Intelligence Trading 48 (PTY) LTD 
    44. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Bytes People Solutions A Division of Altron TMT (Pty) Ltd 
    46. Cale Developments 
    47. Camblish Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    48. CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION 
    49. Charlie Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Chartall Business College 
    51. Cherity Diale Transormation and Development Pty Ltd 
    52. CLASSIC ORIENTAL CONSULTANCY PTY LTD 
    53. CMA Investments 34 (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Colleen Osorio Skills Development Consultancy cc 
    55. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    56. College of Production Technology 
    57. Compass Academy of Learning 
    58. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    59. D and D Lwazi Renaissance Research and Development Institute 
    60. D M Management and Consulting 
    61. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
    62. DALUXOLO HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 
    63. DC Dynamic College of Commerce & Further Training (Pty) Ltd 
    64. Dicla Training and Projects 
    65. Ditebogo Consultancy 
    66. Ditshiamiso Business Enterprise cc 
    67. Divine Inspiration Trading 704 PTY Ltd 
    68. DNL Training PTY LTD 
    69. Eagles Wings Skills Development Consultants 
    70. EDUTEL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    71. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    72. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Emergence Growth - Virago Consulting 
    74. Emergence Learning Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    75. Empire Conferencing and Training 
    76. Empirical Training Agency (PTY) Ltd 
    77. Employmax 
    78. Enjo Consultants 
    79. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    80. ESKILZ (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Everest Leadership Training 
    83. FACHS Business Consulting & Training 
    84. Footballers Investment (Pty) Ltd 
    85. Funda Africa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    86. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    87. Future Performance Training and Development 
    88. Gotsec Skills Training 
    89. Growpoint Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    90. Growth Management Consulting 
    91. Guru Group of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    92. HEART Solutions 
    93. HEARTLINES COLLEGE 
    94. History Makers Business Consulting 
    95. HRD Performance Consultants 
    96. HRD Training & Consulting 
    97. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    98. IDLEADS 
    99. Igugu Training and Investments 
    100. IKHWEZI MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE CC 
    101. Imfundiso Skills Development 
    102. IMPAT Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    103. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    104. IN TUITION 
    105. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    106. Infomage 
    107. Inkwazi Learning Network 
    108. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
    109. Insika Foundation 
    110. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    111. Isibani Skills Academy 
    112. ITUMELENG TRAINING SOLUTIONS (GARFONTEIN) 
    113. IYAM Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    114. Jabukile Consultancy 
    115. Jacobs Well Village NPC 
    116. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    117. Josmap Training Institute 
    118. K T Innovative Solutions 
    119. Kapoko Trading Enterprise 5 
    120. Karabo Info Centre and Trading 
    121. Kenako Jwale Skills Development and Training Centre 
    122. Kgaebane Trading 
    123. Kgaka Kgolo Institute 
    124. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    125. Khaas Training Academy 
    126. KHULISANE ACADEMY 
    127. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    128. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    129. KLM EMPOWERED HUMAN SOLUTIONS SPECIALISTS PTY LTD 
    130. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    131. Labour Guide cc 
    132. LABOURNET CENTRAL PTY LTD 
    133. LANGAVI SERVICE PROVIDER 
    134. Learnership Support Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    135. Learning Performance Link 
    136. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    137. Life Projects 
    138. LM Training Development 
    139. Loago Business Consulting 
    140. Loago Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    141. M3i Skills Development 
    142. Maccauvlei Learning Academy 
    143. MACCAUVLEI LEARNING ACADEMYPTY LTD 
    144. Mafo and Mank Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    145. Malaikas Nursing Academy 
    146. Masimong Resource Solutions 
    147. MATHOLWANE CONSUTING 
    148. Matimba Management and Labour cc 
    149. Mawethu Training 
    150. MEGRO LEARNING LOWVELD 
    151. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    152. MGWENA AND ZINJHIVA HOLDINGS 
    153. MI Learning & Development Consultancy 
    154. MIET Africa 
    155. Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd (previously known as Milpark Business School) 
    156. Mmuso and Associates 
    157. Mnambithi FET College - Central Office 
    158. MPIC Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    159. MSC Education Holdings Pty Ltd 
    160. Mtk Corporation Solutions 
    161. Muthu Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    162. MWG Logistical Services 
    163. Ndivuka Skills Development 
    164. Ndzalama Training 
    165. Neolebongi Trading Enterprise 
    166. Nero Training Consultants cc 
    167. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    168. Networx for Career Development 
    169. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    170. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    171. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    172. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    173. NOSHTAC Training and Consulting cc 
    174. Nqowethu Trading 
    175. Nsovo Learning Academy 
    176. NTI College 
    177. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    178. OMNI HR CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    179. Opehst Trading 
    180. Pachi Global Foundation 
    181. Paradise Skills Development 
    182. PEAKFORD MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    183. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    184. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    185. Phakamisa Training Company 
    186. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    187. Pitt Institute T/A Imithombo Institute 
    188. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    189. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    190. Premier Recruitment and Training (Pty) LTD 
    191. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    192. Pro Link 
    193. PRO-ACTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES COLLEGE/PTY/LTD 
    194. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    195. QPD CONSULTANTS 
    196. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    197. Redefined Skills Training and Development 
    198. Reflections Development Institute 
    199. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    200. Resonance Institute of Learning 
    201. Retshetse Training Project 
    202. RSA Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    203. S A Skills Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    204. SA Campus 
    205. Sadhana Govender Project Consultants Pty Ltd 
    206. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    207. Sanchaa Connection 
    208. Scan Training Solutions 
    209. Seanapyane Resources (Pty) Ltd 
    210. Sebata Institute of Development 
    211. Sebata Municipal Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    212. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    213. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    214. SEVEN ARROWS PROTECTION ALLIANCE CC 
    215. SHANWES TRAILER MANUFACTURING AND BUILDERS T/A SHANWES LEARNING AND DE 
    216. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
    217. Simunye Assessor Training (Pty) Ltd 
    218. Sipheongobonga 
    219. Sisazi Consulting 
    220. Siyakhana CC 
    221. Sizani Consulting cc 
    222. SK Empire Consultancy 
    223. Skills Catalyst Consultants 
    224. SKU Training and Assessment 
    225. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
    226. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    227. STAFFING DIRECT CC 
    228. Starplex 489 cc 
    229. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    230. TEAM CONSULTANTS CC 
    231. Tembe Service Providers 
    232. The Beneficiation Academy 
    233. The Institute of People Development 
    234. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    235. The Renaissance National Skills Development Centre 
    236. THE SKILLS COLLEGE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING(PTY) LTD 
    237. THE SKILLS FACTOR 
    238. The Skills Launchpad 
    239. The Supreme Training Academy 
    240. Thobologo Training and Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    241. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    242. TMG Quality Services 
    243. Too See Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    244. Training Answers 
    245. Trainyoucan (Pty) Ltd 
    246. Trinity Skills Solutions 
    247. True Reflection Training and Development cc 
    248. Tshianzi Development 
    249. Tshireletso Multi-skills and Training 
    250. Tshukudu MZM Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    251. TT AND PROJECTS 
    252. Tununu Trading cc 
    253. UKWAKHILE TRAINING 
    254. Ulwazi Training & Development 
    255. Umsebenzi Wethu Training Solution (Pty) Ltd 
    256. Umzansi Educational Programs Centre 
    257. University of Johannesburg 
    258. Varsity Academy 
    259. VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    260. VEZOKUHLE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    261. Visionary Skill Academy 
    262. WHM Human Resources and Leadership Academy 
    263. WilRatty Consultants (PTY) Ltd 
    264. Yenza Umehluko/ Make a Difference 
    265. Zamsiba Development Consultants 
    266. Zisukumele Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 



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