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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

National Certificate: Professional Driving 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
13716  National Certificate: Professional Driving 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
TETA - Transport Education and Training Authority  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate  Field 11 - Services  Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  146  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Regular-Unit Stds Based 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
SAQA 1351/03  2003-12-03  2006-06-29 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-06-29   2010-06-29  

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 qualification is replaced by: 
Qual ID Qualification Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Min Credits Replacement Status
50285  National Certificate: Professional Driving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  122  Complete 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
i) To provide a National Certificate for persons driving vehicles, carrying Freight or Passengers, for commercial purposes;
ii) To enhance the employment prospects and marketable skills of drivers;
iii) To enhance the professional status of drivers of commercial vehicles by awarding a formal qualification in recognition of their professional competence;
iv) To address the Industry`s requirement for Drivers to have employable skills beyond that of a basic Driving License and Professional Driving Permit. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
ABET IV English Literacy and Numeracy as specified in the individual unit standards. 

RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

QUALIFICATION RULES 
Fundamental: 36
Core: 62
Elective: The learner must select a minimum 48 credits 

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
The learner must demonstrate the ability to obtain and communicate Transport Operational Information; foster and maintain relations with role players and drive a vehicle conveying a specific freight commodity or category of passengers; in a manner that takes cognisance of the Legislative & Regulatory context of Road Transport Operations; as well as sound business principles.
The learner must be able to adapt, make decisions and solve problems, in order to apply these competencies in a variety of context.

Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:

Each of the CCFO`s are integrated within the unit standards, comprising the qualification. 

ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
Integrated assessment:

Integrative assessment should take place at qualification level. Assessment methods are prescribed in some of the individual unit standards. 

MODERATION OPTIONS 
To be established by the relevant ETQA. 

NOTES 
This qualification has been replaced by qualification 50285, which is "National Certificate: Professional Driving", Level 3, 120 credits.

Notes on the qualification design:

1. Conveyance of Freight:
All Fundamental and Core Units must be completed as well as `Convey general freight` and any three Electives.

2. Commuter or Long Distance Qualification:
All Fundamental and Core Units must be completed as well as a combination of Electives.

3. Tour Coach Qualification:
All Fundamental and Core Units must be completed as well as a combination of Electives.


Range Statements:
  • The certificate is aimed at persons wishing to work in the commercial Road Transport Industry. They could be:
    i) Persons entering the Field;
    ii) Persons already working in the Field, in a driving capacity;
    iii) Persons already working in the field in a non-driving capacity;
    iv) Self employed persons within the Field.
  • The certificate issued must clearly state the following information:
    i) License Code;
    ii) Details of the vehicle that learner proved competence on (vehicle type, make, configuration & gearbox and retardation type for vehicles over 3,5 tons);
    iii) The titles of electives completed.
  • A learner might opt to only be assessed for certification purposes, on the type of vehicle used within his/her own context. Should the learner be assessed and declared competent on more vehicle types or codes, these will be indicated on the certificate issued. No additional credits will be accumulated. 

  • UNIT STANDARDS: 
      ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
    Core  10955  Foster and maintain customer relations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
    Core  8016  Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  11913  Obtain and communicate transport operational information  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  10954  Understand the road transport industry in South Africa  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  10953  Operate a rigid vehicle  Level 4  NQF Level 04  32 
    Fundamental  8968  Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Fundamental  7995  Communicating and conducting interpersonal relations in industry  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
    Fundamental  9010  Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Fundamental  9013  Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Fundamental  8969  Interpret and use information from texts  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Fundamental  9012  Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Fundamental  7456  Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  8494  Demonstrate an understanding of HIV/AIDS and its implications  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  8418  Do basic research  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  8420  Operate in a team  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  8000  Apply basic business principles  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  10977  Convey abnormal freight  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  10973  Convey general freight  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  10976  Convey livestock  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  8039  Operating cranes  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
    Elective  8038  Operating lift trucks  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  10956  Provide commuter services  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  10957  Provide long distance coach/bus services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
    Elective  10958  Provide tour coach services  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  10230  Convey dangerous goods by road  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
    Elective  7997  Managing self-development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  12 
    Elective  10974  Operate a vehicle combination, consisting of a drawing vehicle and trailer/s  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
    Elective  10756  Use of a hand machine carbine  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
    Elective  10748  Use of a handgun  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
    Elective  10750  Use of a rifle  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
    Elective  10754  Use of a shotgun  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 


    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    When qualifications are replaced, some of their learning programmes are moved to being recorded against the replacement qualifications. If a learning programme appears to be missing from here, please check the replacement.
     
    NONE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Agisanang SA Training 
    2. Algoa Bus Company 
    3. Greystones Cargo Systems 
    4. He and She Driver Training Centre 
    5. Ikaheng HR Services (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Inkqubela Consultants 
    7. Intercape Mainliner 
    8. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    9. Lifting Operator Training Centre cc 
    10. Makwedeng Training 
    11. Maliwa Investment (Pty)Ltd 
    12. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    13. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    14. PUTCO Limited 
    15. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    16. Safe and Eco Driving (Pty) Ltd 
    17. TIESPRO (Pty) Ltd 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.