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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coach full field hockey at club and school level 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264722  Coach full field hockey at club and school 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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 full hockey at school and club level. Furthermore, the learner will be able to explain the tactical and technical elements required to play the game of hockey as well as the hockey skills required at this level.

The qualifying learner will be able to coach full field hockey to beginner and intermediate level players.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Executing the roles and responsibilities of a hockey coach.
  • Demonstrating hockey coaching skills.
  • Coaching beginner to intermediate level hockey skills. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Execute the roles and responsibilities of a hockey. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of safety in hockey are described in the context of fair play and sportsmanship. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Aspects of fair play and sportsmanship: hockey rules, foul play, drugs in sport and inclusion of special needs players.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The International Hockey Federation (FIH) code of conduct is adapted for use in a local coaching context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role of the coach is explained with reference to his/her responsibility as a role model. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate hockey coaching skills. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Coaching methods and techniques are demonstrated to meet the needs of individual players in given scenarios. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Coaching skills include, but is not limited to: Listening skills, communication feedback, teaching styles and instructional styles.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Communication methods are demonstrated in relation to cultural and ethnic diversity in coaching hockey. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Player performance in a game is evaluated and recorded in relation to training plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Training methods are evaluated to achieve the objective of encouraging fun and enjoyment in hockey games and training. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Coach beginner to intermediate level hockey skills. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The laws of the game of hockey are explained in terms of their application at beginner to intermediate level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Terminology used in hockey is explained according to South African Hockey Federation definitions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Lesson plans are compiled according to training objectives relative to different age groups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Practice sessions are facilitated in accordance with the lesson plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Drills are facilitated in relation to prescribed skills for improving hockey technique. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Basic tactical principles are explained in relation to game objectives. 


    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:
  • Hockey goal keeping rules.
  • Hockey goal keeping terminology.
  • Hockey goal keeping safety and equipment.
  • International Hockey Federation (FIH) code of conduct.
  • Ethics and fair play.
  • Appropriate coaching and communication methods.
  • Stages of learning and learning processes.
  • Hockey goal keeping drills and techniques.
  • Lesson plan for hockey goal keeper training. 

  • 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 compiling a training plan 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 coaching club and school level hockey. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in implementing the training plan to coach hockey at club and school level. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information about player performance in order to apply suitable tactics in a game of hockey at club and school level. 

    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 achieve the objectives of the training/practice plan. 

    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 
    Elective  67695   National Certificate: Coaching Science  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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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