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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage capacity building functions to improve organisational performance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243735  Manage capacity building functions to improve organisational performance 
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  10 
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 for people who work or seeking to work in the capacity building working environment. Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to meet capacity building challenges faced by organisations for effective service delivery by providing the necessary support in the context of operational systems, processes, policies, strategies and skills development through education and training.

Learners qualifying on this unit standard will be capable of:
  • Interpreting organisational transformation through institutional restructuring and organisational reforms.
  • Conducting capacity building needs assessment to determine capacity building requirements.
  • Developing a capacity building framework.
  • Developing a capacity building strategy. 

  • 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 4 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Organisational systems; organisational resources; skills auditing tools, organisational structures; organisational policies; rules and regulations; funding; MTEF. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse capacity building from the organisational transformation context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The reasons underlying organisational transformation are analysed explained and discussed to meet organisational capacity building requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The impact of institutional restructuring and organisational reforms in organisations is explained in accordance with organisation functional requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct capacity building needs assessments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An analysis tool is developed to assess capacity building needs and priorities in accordance with organisational requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Include but not limited to a questionnaire, observations, interviews.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A framework for capacity building needs assessment provides key themes and elements to be assessed for validity and reliability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Results for the assessment are analysed and interpreted, similarities and differences are outlined in terms of the themes identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A report on capacity building requirements is prepared and presented with recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A capacity building needs assessment report is compiled and presented containing recommendations for relevant interventions or strategy to address problems areas of capacity building. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Develop a capacity building framework. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A framework provides guidance on the issues to be considered relevant to capacity building in a housing context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Capacity building priorities are identified, explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A framework provides capacity building approaches to address capacity building problems and challenges. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Develop a capacity building policy and strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Key role-players to participate in the capacity building policy development are identified and their relevance explained in context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The various roles and responsibilities of the members in the structure are outlined as part of the terms of reference. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Key outcomes, outputs and indicators are determined in own context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A capacity building strategy reflects the responses to address capacity building related needs in own organisational context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    An implementation plan with detailed actions plan with resources (funds, people, timeframes, what should be done, clearly outlined responsibilities, equipment (if any), materials, measurable deliverables or milestones, key indicators etc). 


    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:
  • Human resources practices.
  • Programmes and project management.
  • Corporate governance. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving organisational related problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others in the workplace for effective co-ordination and collaboration of activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting and organising information relevant for effective performance of functions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation with employees at the workplace to explain organisational goals and objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health and safety of others at the workplace. 

    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 by relating to collaboration and co-ordinating organisational functions with other departments inside and outside the organisation. 

    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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