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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge of ethics and values 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377693  Demonstrate knowledge of ethics and values 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Hygiene and Cleaning 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
A learner achieving this unit standard will be able to demonstrate and apply values, ethics and attitudes based on the rules, regulations and code of conduct that form the basis of good, effective workplace conduct.

Qualifying learner is able to:
  • Reflect on own values and beliefs systems and how they influence own behaviour.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations and code of conduct in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate appreciation of and care for the employer's property in place of work.
  • Explain the importance of personal grooming within own area of work. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1or the equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Reflect on own values and beliefs systems and how they influence own behaviour. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concepts of values, beliefs systems and ethics are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which one's values, beliefs and ethics affect one's behaviour are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The effect of one's values, beliefs and ethics on other people is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance of understanding individual's impact on behaviour and interpersonal relationships is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rules, regulations and code of conduct in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Rules and regulations of an organization are explained to demonstrate understanding and compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ethical behaviour in a workplace is explained by means of examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The importance of adhering to workplace's rules and regulations is discussed in terms of ethical conduct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance of honesty in a working environment is explained in terms consequences for job security and healthy working relationships of trust and respect. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate appreciation of and care for the employer's property in place of work. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The employee responsibility towards proper use of employer's property is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The employee responsibility towards proper care of employer's property is explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Care of property may include among others security and privacy.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The importance of and reasons for respecting fellow workers' property and personal belongings are explained as an ethical issue. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance of making a contribution to the safety and wellbeing of the employer is explained as a value issue. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the importance of personal grooming within own area of work. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Grooming habits are explained to demonstrate knowledge and understanding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Personal hygiene is demonstrated within the work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Impact of unhygienic practices to own area of work is explained. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against the unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA`s policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in the associated unit standards.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    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 unethical behaviour at work. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when explaining hygienic practices and effect of these in own area of work. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect and analyse information related to organisation's rules and regulations and expected ethical behaviour. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The qualifying learner is able to communicate effectively with key role players using relevant modes of communication when explaining the reasons for respecting fellow worker's property and personal belongings in the work environment. 

    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
    Core  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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