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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coach volleyball at senior level 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
264758  Coach volleyball at senior 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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  12 
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 
Qualifying learners will acquire the necessary knowledge about the game of volleyball and participants to devise and apply a strategic game plan as a coach. They will be able to evaluate individual and team performance in order to apply coaching methods and techniques to improve results.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Analysing volleyball techniques and game strategy.
  • Analysing team systems and tactics.
  • Evaluating team offensive and defensive tactics.
  • Explaining the rhythm of physical performance.
  • Evaluating player and team performance. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Coach volleyball to beginners at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse volleyball techniques and game strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A Strategy of modern volleyball training process is explained and developed in terms of philosophy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategic view of the volleyball rally in matches is analysed in terms of improving coaching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The four components of skill execution are explained in terms of skill theory in volleyball. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Methods of integrating players' skills in group/team/match performance are evaluated in terms of the context. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain and analyse team systems and tactics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of service is analysed in relation to its critical role in winning and/or controlling the volleyball rally. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The multiple roles of a libero in volleyball are analysed in terms of tactical purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Service reception formations and offence are analysed in terms of tactical purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Defensive (block and court defence) formations are analysed in terms of tactical purposes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate team offensive and defensive tactics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The strategic view of defensive coaching is explained in terms of tactical purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategic view of the offensive coaching is explained in terms of tactical purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The method of building team systems is evaluated in terms of the impact on each other. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the rhythm of physical performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The physical dimension of volleyball is explained in terms of the thirteen elements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Energy systems are explained in relation to physical performance in volleyball. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Coordination is explained in terms of its importance in volleyball. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Training load in volleyball is explained in terms of physical performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Methods of integrated training are explained in terms of established coaching practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Super compensation is explained in terms of its importance for recovery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Traditional periodic training and modern scientific critics are compared in terms of benefits. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Evaluate player and team performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Volleyball match plans are explained in the context of the modern game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Methods for assessing individual player performance are analysed in terms of established coaching practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Methods for evaluating specific formations in match performance are demonstrated in terms of established coaching practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Methods for analysing the opposition team are demonstrated in terms of established coaching practice. 


    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 aspects of the following:
  • Volleyball techniques.
  • Strategic goals in volleyball.
  • Individual and team training programmes.
  • Technical skills and tactics.
  • Volleyball team systems.
  • Volleyball team tactics.
  • Team and player evaluation methods.
  • Safety and injury prevention practices.
  • Rules of volleyball.
  • Code of conduct for coaches and players. 

  • 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 devising and implementing a volleyball game plan in 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 volleyball coaching team in facilitating the coaching of volleyball at senior level. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in ensuring the safety of participants during volleyball coaching sessions and competitions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information about player characteristics in order to develop and implement a volleyball game plan in relation to a specific opponent. 

    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 volleyball game plan at senior level. 

    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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