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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of housing development and management processes and procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243734  Demonstrate an understanding of housing development and management processes and procedures 
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  12 
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 provide qualifying (new entrants) learners and housing practitioners with knowledge and skills required to effectively manage housing development processes and procedures.

The qualifying learner will be capable to:
  • Explaining housing as a set of processes and procedures in the context of integrated housing development.
  • Determining housing development and management processes and procedures to ensure optimum delivery.
  • Analysing housing development and management processes and procedures, identify shortcomings and improve them.
  • Managing housing development processes and procedures in an integrated manner. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in numeracy and communication skills at NQF Level 5 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain housing as a set of processes and procedures in the context of integrated development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An integrated housing development is described and explained in international and national contexts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The housing processes within the context of integrated development are explained using a case study. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Housing plans are integrated with development planning and management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The role of housing in social, economic, institutional, physical and environmental development is explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Determine housing development management processes and procedures to ensure optimum delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The housing environment is analysed to determine the processes required for housing development and management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate housing development and management processes and procedures for housing programmes or projects are designed and developed in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Processes and procedures are analysed to optimise housing delivery in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The processes, systems and procedures on housing projects and in housing establishments are maintained in terms of the guidelines for housing development project plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement housing development processes and procedures to promote integrated housing development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The key concepts "efficiency", "efficacy" and "effectiveness" are explained in the context of housing development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Monitoring and control processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness and to achieve goals are determined to guide users. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The shortcomings in processes and procedures for housing development are examined and presented for improvement. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA's policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments at exit points of the Qualification, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described both in individual Unit Standards as well as the integrated competence described in the Qualification.
  • 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 qualifying learner is able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of:
  • Development theory and housing processes and procedures.
  • Management topics and basic assumptions.
  • Management methods and techniques. 

  • 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 housing processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community, e.g.
  • Explaining the housing processes and principles.
  • Administering housing processes and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by, for example:
  • Explaining the objectives of housing development and management and getting in touch with responsible stakeholders. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse , organise and critically evaluate information on housing processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations on analytical findings and recommendations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, to produce effective housing processes, to achieve outcomes to the advantage of society, households and the housing sector and to make appositive impact on the quality of life of households and communities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the competence to identify, analyse, improve, implement and manage housing processes. 

    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: 
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