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REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

 

Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14656  Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Life Skills 
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
HW SETA - Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority 
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

 

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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7497  Explain human physical development and sexuality  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is for any learner who needs to demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS, and the impact of these infections on oneself, as well as in the workplace and society. It is also aimed at encouraging a healthy lifestyle. 

A learner credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature, transmission and prevention of sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe means to cope and deal with sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe human rights of individuals living with HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. 

    This Unit Standard is intended for any person, from all backgrounds within South African society. It may be used as a core or elective within a GETC or any vocationally based qualification. 

    The Unit Standard will help to contribute to the full development of the learner through his/her understanding of sexuality and other sexually transmitted infections and the impact on the social and economic transformation within South Africa. 

 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Open 

 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may include, but are not limited to, herpes, gonorrhea and syphilis. These infections are also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).