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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coach the game of volleyball at beginner level 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244551  Coach the game of volleyball at beginner level 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
In achieving this unit standard, the learner will display the competency required of a volleyball coach with primary focus on activities that lead to the game of volleyball, in areas where the facilities may need to be adapted.

The coach will be teaching the basic skills of volleyball to beginners of the sport to generate interest and to encourage new entrants to the game. The qualified learner will be able to explain the basic components of volleyball, showing understanding of the principles of the sport and be able to demonstrate the skills needed by beginners to the game of volleyball, utilising standards and/or adapted games.

On achievement of this unit standard, the learner will be able to:
  • Impart knowledge of the game of Volleyball.
  • Plan volleyball practice sessions.
  • Conduct coaching for beginners.
  • Provide feedback on coaching performance.
  • Reflect of coaching performance. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Where applicable, range statements have been included under individual specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Impart knowledge of the game of volleyball. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The origin of the game is given in a short narrative. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Playing Charter of Volleyball as established by Volleyball SA and the international federation, is explained to interested people. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of the game and the core skills are explained to interested people. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The roles of the coach are listed and discussed in the context of beginner players. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The potential positive effects of playing volleyball are explained in terms of benefits to the individual and the community. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The basic laws of volleyball are explained in the context of beginners to the game. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan volleyball practice sessions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The objectives of volleyball activities are listed as they apply to practice sessions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Resources are planned in relation to the requirements of the practice sessions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The scheduling of activities within a training session is explained as an aspect of time management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A simple lesson plan to conduct a practice session is developed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Safety aspects both on and off the field relating to the playing of volleyball are explained with examples of how injuries and accidents can be avoided. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct coaching for beginners. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The basic volleyball terminology is explained in the context of the game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of warm up and cool down techniques are identified in relation to the game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The difference between individual, unit and team skills are explained as applied to the game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Basic coaching systems are introduced that guide coaches. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate the ability to reflect on coaching performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Own coaching is reflected upon, evaluated and recorded in a logbook. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Coaching plans are drawn up and evaluated against the plans of other coaches. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records are maintained to indicate modifications of coaching sessions to the coaching plan. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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 one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge, skill and understanding which should be embedded in the process to enable the learner to become competent in all of the Specific Outcomes, based on the appropriate Assessment Criteria, for this unit standard, includes:
  • History of the game.
  • Rules of the game.
  • Ethics and fair play.
  • Tactical game planning.
  • Communication/leadership skills.
  • Safety and injury prevention.
  • Lesson planning.
  • Conditioning. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solve problems dealing with progression of activities and skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others and in a team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage one self and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills. 

    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
    Elective  64369   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sport Coaching: Juniors/Beginners  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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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    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.