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Understand STI’s including HIV/AIDS

Unit Standard Title

Demonstrate an Understanding of Sexuality and Sexually Transmitted Infections Including HIV/AIDS

Unit Standard ID

14656

NQF Level

1

Credits

5

Duration

2 Days

Learner Ratio

10 learners per group

Entry Level

It is assumed that learners have already attained Abet Level 3 Mathematical Literacy and Communication competence.

Workshop edition: no entry level.

Purpose of 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.

Course Outcomes

Specific Outcomes:
 

Learners credited with this unit standard will be 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.
Course Content

The course consists of the following lessons:

  • Lesson 1 - What are STI's?
  • Lesson 2 - How are STI's spread?
  • Lesson 3 - How can STI's be prevented?
  • Lesson 4 - VCT and support for those infected and affected.
  • Lesson 5 - How can STI's and HIV/AIDS be treated?
  • Lesson 6 - Human rights and HIV/AIDS and STI's.
Assessment & Certification
  • Learners will write an exit exam through MWIE. Certificate of competence will be issued by Media Works.
Costing per Group
  • R7 920.00 group of 10 excluding vat. Or R792.00 per learner, excluding vat.
  • Excluded: Travel and Saturday overtime.
  • Exclude exam fees and certification at R100.00 per learner, excluding vat.

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