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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Examine and appraise the housing institutions responsible for housing provision 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243733  Examine and appraise the housing institutions responsible for housing provision 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Housing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Physical Planning, Design and Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6 
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 
The purpose of this unit standard is to describe the various housing institutions that play a role in housing provision in South Africa. Credited learners will be able to examine and appraise the different roles, responsibilities and functions played by the housing institutions for housing provision. Qualifying learners will be able to:
  • Appraising the internal and external role-players in housing provision.
  • Analysing the roles and responsibilities of housing institutions in housing provision.
  • Examine the relationships between role-players in housing provision. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 5. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Housing Institutions include but not limited to Social Housing Foundation, SERVCON, NHBRC, NHFC, NURCHA, Private Developers, NGOs, as well as financial institutions (banks). 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Appraise the internal and external role-players in housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stakeholder analysis is conducted to determine key role-players in housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The major role-players are discussed in terms of their contributions in housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roles and responsibilities of each role-player are explained in the context of housing provision. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse the roles and responsibilities of housing institutions in housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The key role-players in housing provision are explained in the context of creating sustainable human settlements in South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The roles and functions of the various housing institutions are described and explained in terms of their mandates in respect of housing provision. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Housing institutions and other role-players include but are not limited to Social Housing Foundation, National Home Builders Registration Council, National Housing Finance Corporation, National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency, Rural Housing Loan Fund civil society, financial institutions, NGOs, etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roles of private developers and non-governmental organisations involved in housing provision are discussed with reference to a specific housing projects. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Examine the relationships between role-players in housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The roles and functions of private developers in housing development processes are discussed to determine their relevance in housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The housing financial products offered by financiers are assessed in relation in relation to housing provision. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship between role-players is discussed within context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The implications of inter-relationships between stakeholders and role-players are explained with reference to a specific housing project or programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The vertical and horizontal linkages between the role-players within the three spheres of government are illustrated and explained with reference to the implementation of a specific programme or project. 


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

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The qualifying learner is able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of:
  • Stakeholder identification and verification.
  • Roles, functions and responsibilities of all role-players in housing development to improve housing delivery.
  • Powers, duties and functions of the different housing officials, practitioners working within a housing environment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems pertaining to the collaboration and consultation including cooperative problems between spheres of government in respect of housing development programmes implementation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others when providing assistance to others for the implementation and the application of the respective laws for effective housing delivery. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in facilitating collaboration efforts between government spheres on programmes related to housing delivery. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting and organising information on cooperative governance on development projects. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively in the modes of oral and/or written communication with all housing stakeholders in respect of housing development projects. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments, habitability, innovation and economic development during housing development process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contributing to the strategy planning and development by government departments that play a role in housing provision. 

    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  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: 
    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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