242 869 – Apply an understanding of the characteristics of the South African Labour Market

This Unit Standard is intended for people employed in Skills Development Practices in the Public Sector. It could, however, be utilised in other related fields as well.
Learners accessing this Standard will be able to analyse the characteristics of the South African Labour Market Policies (National, Provincial and Local) and be able to incorporate the relevant policies in a local context.

More specifically, the learners will be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the South African labour market.
• Assess the impact of social, economic, political and cultural influences on the labour market.
• Identify the role that an identified business unit has to play in addressing the wider labour market focus.
• Relate labour market research to Sector Skills priorities and demands and integrate priorities into own unit.