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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases and in particular HIV/AIDS 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252033  Demonstrate ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases and in particular HIV/AIDS 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
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
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 managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identify dreaded diseases and their impact on the unit.
  • Promote a non-discriminatory work environment and practices in relation to dreaded diseases.
  • Describe ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases in a unit. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The learner is required to apply the learning in respect of this/her own area of responsibility.
  • Unit refers to the division, department or business unit in which the learner is responsible for managing and leading staff.
  • Entity includes, but is not limited to, a company, business unit, public institution, small business, Non-Profit Organisation or Non-Governmental Organisation.
  • Dread diseases include, but are not limited to, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), malaria and cancer. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify dread diseases and their impact on the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The definition and scope of dread diseases are described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The nature and transmission of at least three dread diseases are described that are prevalent to the work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Prevailing assumptions, fears and prejudices are identified with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Promote a non-discriminatory work environment and practices in relation to dread diseases. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant elements of national legislation and organisational policies relating to dread diseases are identified in terms of their impact on the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Issues of personal privacy and confidentiality relating to dread diseases are described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Types of unfair discrimination relating to dread diseases are describe with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Measures for countering discrimination in the workplace are communicated in the unit. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe ways of dealing with the effects of dread diseases in a unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The potential impact of dread diseases on the unit is assessed in relation to the performance of the unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Findings and recommendations are compiled in a report. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An action plan is developed to implement the recommendations for dealing with the impact of dread diseases in the unit. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA or an 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 and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge underpinning the above specific outcomes is:
  • An overview of the South African Constitution in its current form.
  • An overview of South Africa`s Bill of Human Rights in its current form.
  • The Employment Equity Act insofar as it protects persons with illnesses.
  • Dread diseases.
  • HIV/Aids in relation to workplaces. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution in creative ways in order to develop awareness of the legal framework related to terminal and chronic illness in the workplace and to outline measures for creating a non-discriminatory workplace in relation to this. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Team and group work are utilised to facilitate workshops to clarify the various fears, assumptions and expectations related to serious illnesses, particularly HIV/Aids, in an entity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self to enable the research, generally and in a specific entity, of terminal and chronic illnesses, especially HIV/Aids. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing information in order to critique an entity`s policy and practices in dealing with serious workplace illnesses. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communication is established as an area of development in its own right. Also, aspects of personal development feature throughout the achievement of this Unit Standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    An understanding of related systems, such as the impact of employment equity with regard to terminal and chronic illness in an entity, with a special reference to unfair discrimination. 

    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  71969   National Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  78943   National Certificate: Autotronics  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  66789   National Certificate: Environmental Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  79627   National Certificate: Mechatronics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  66189   National Certificate: Quality Management Systems  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  80046   National Certificate: Tactical Road Traffic Operations  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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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