Values and Ethics in the Workplace

Unit Standard Title

Identify Personal Values and Ethics in the Workplace

Unit Standard ID


NQF Level





1 Day

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 manage time in a responsible and effective way in everyday life situations.

A learner credited with this unit standard is able to:

  • Set realistic goals for tasks and activities.
  • Prioritize tasks and activities in order to plan time.
  • Draw up a plan/schedule to organize tasks and activities.
  • Carry out tasks and activities as planned.

This unit standard may be used a core or elective component within a GETC or any vocationally based qualification. The unit standard will also contribute to the full development of the learner as well as complement economic and social transformation.

Course Outcomes

Specific Outcomes:

A learner accredited with this unit standard is able to:

  • Reflect upon a value system.
  • Explore the need for ethics in the workplace.
  • Respect the values of others in the workplace.
  • Identify areas where value conflicts could occur in a specific context.
Course Content

The course consists of the following lessons:

  • Lesson 1 - Values.
  • Lesson 2 - Value Systems.
  • Lesson 3 - Ethics.
  • Lesson 4 - Ethics in the workplace.
  • Lesson 5 - Ethics in the South African Constitution.
  • Lesson 6 - Values, Ethics and Diversity.
Assessment & Certification
  • Learners will write an exit exam through MWIE. Certificate of competence will be issued by Media Works.
Costing per Group
  • R4 920.00 group of 10 excluding vat. Or R492.00 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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