Apply Knowledge Of HIV/AIDS to a Specific Business Sector and a Workplace

Unit Standard Title

HIV/Aids in the Workplace

Unit Standard ID


NQF Level

Level 3




2 Days

Learner Ratio

10 learners per group

Entry Level

It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 1.

Purpose of Unit Standard

This unit standard provides a broad introduction to HIV/AIDS in the workplace. It introduces knowledge about HIV/AIDS that will enable learners to be informed and caring workers in an industry and managers to develop appropriate policies to deal with the pandemic. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learner and management with a view to creating a caring environment in the workplace and the community.

Course Outcomes

Course Content:

  • Explain HIV and Aids.
  • Describe what behavior is safe and what behavior carries the risk of HIV transmission.
  • Interpret data and trends in HIV/AIDS in order to explain the potential impact.
  • Investigate the guidelines & assistance that are available to support workers affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • Explain the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Scope of Unitstansdards

The typical scope of this unit standard is

  • The effect of HIV/AIDS on the individual, the workplace and society.
  • The effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the economy, society, an organization and a specific workplace.
  • Transmission by body fluids and mother to child transmission.

Summative assessment is conducted by Ikaheng

  • Original certified ID per learner
  • A certificate of competence is issued
Costing per Course
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