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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coach basic hockey skills to beginners 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264697  Coach basic hockey skills to beginners 
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 
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard will be able to coach beginner hockey players. Furthermore, the learner will be able to explain the basic components of junior hockey, showing understanding of the basic principles of the sport.

The qualifying learner is likely to work with modified games to provide beginners with a fundamental understanding of the game of hockey.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Creating a safe playing environment for modified hockey.
  • Teaching the rules and principles of fair play for modified hockey.
  • Implementing a hockey practice session at junior level. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2.
  • Communication at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Create a safe playing environment for modified hockey. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Facilities and environment are checked for hazards before practice sessions and during the hockey game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Equipment is evaluated in terms of its suitability for protection and safety of the player. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety of juniors is evaluated in terms of fluid intake and protection from the elements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Elements include, but is not limited to:
  • Heat, sun, cold.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Blood related injuries are managed in accordance with prescribed precautions and practice. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Teach rules and principles of fair play for modified hockey. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Player preparation is facilitated in relation to physical preparation and game activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Warm up and cool down activities are facilitated in relation to established practice in hockey. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Principles of fair play and sportsmanship are taught to junior players in relation to established practice in hockey. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The rules of hockey are taught in the context of a modified environment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement a hockey practice session at junior level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A hockey practice session for juniors is planned taking into account children's characteristics and sporting needs according to South African Hockey Association's age specific skills development plan. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Characteristics include, but are not limited to:
  • Psychological, physical and sociological.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Basic hockey skills and techniques are taught through observation and demonstration using available resources according to the planned practice session. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Planned training is adapted in relation to the developmental stages of juniors being coached. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Training adaptations include, but are not limited to:
  • Technical, tactical and social.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A logbook on practice sessions and modified games is compiled to critically reflect on the effectiveness of coaching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A basic data base of players is maintained to provide biographical information and player growth. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • External Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.
  • The accredited Training Provider will oversee internal moderation of assessment.
  • Internal and external moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in the specific outcomes of the unit standard as well as the integrated competence described in the purpose of the unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The qualifying learner will be able to understand and explain relevant extracts of the following:
  • South African Hockey Association's age specific skills development plan.
  • Hockey practice plan.
  • Safety and injury prevention practices.
  • Rules of modified hockey.
  • Code of conduct for players.
  • Developmental stages of children. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to adapting planned practice sessions for juniors which responses display that critical thinking is used for responsible decision making. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in co-ordinating and facilitating the coaching of hockey at junior level. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in introducing the player to the rules, techniques and code of conduct in junior hockey. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information about junior participants characteristics and sporting needs in order to develop age specific hockey practice sessions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using appropriate modes of oral and/or written persuasion in dealing with all internal and external role-players to implement a hockey training plan for juniors. 

    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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