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

Convey dangerous goods by road 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10230  Convey dangerous goods by road 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2002-06-12  2005-06-12  SAQA 0742/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2006-06-12   2009-06-30  

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 unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
123259  Convey dangerous goods by road  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The Learner will be capable of:

Loading, conveying and off-loading Hazardous Goods, as well as handle incidents in accordance with Legal Specifications and Operational Procedures. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
What the Learner should know and be able to do, before starting this unit:
  • ABET Level IV English Literacy or equivalent
  • ABET III Numeracy
  • Learner will have achieved:
    i) Either, `Operate a Rigid Vehicle` or `Operate a Vehicle Combination` depending on the type of vehicle used within the Learners context.
    ii) `Convey General Freight`. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Comply with relevant legal documentation requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Legal concepts can be defined and their responsibilities explained in terms of the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legal concepts include: i) Consignee; ii) Consignor; iii) Operator; iv) Qualified Person.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The meaning and function of each component on warning signs and documents are explained, in terms of SABS 0232 Part 1. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Warning signs and documents include: i) Warning panel; ii) Danger Warning Diamond; iii) Tremcard; iv) Dangerous Goods Declaration.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. It is ensured that Hazchem decals/warning panels, specific to the substance loaded on the vehicle, are correctly positioned on the vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. All statutory documents in terms of Regulation 281 of Chapter 8 are carried and placed in the designated space. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Apply safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading, pertaining to the learner's appointment as a qualified person as per Reg. 277 (2) & (3). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information is extracted from relevant sources and utilised to ensure safe handling of classified goods and substances (as defined per SABS 0228), during loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Duties of the driver before proceeding on route, in terms of SABS 0231, are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Standard Operating Procedures (relating to the class of substance/goods and related equipment) are adhered to in order to prepare the vehicle for loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Personal Protective equipment, suitable to the class of substance, is worn during loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Safety equipment and procedures suitable to the class of substance, is used during loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The nine hazard classes are listed and the properties of the class of substance transported are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The concept of compatibility is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply safety procedures in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information is extracted from the tremcard or other relevant source/s and utilised to implement the appropriate response in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The correct fire extinguish-equipment is utilised in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Personal protective equipment suitable to the class of substance is worn in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Safety equipment suitable to the class of substance is used in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Incidents are reported according to the requirements of SABS 0231. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Comply with the requirements of SABS 0231 in terms of behaviour on route. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Driving style is adopted in order to maintain load quality and avoid incidents during transportation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Duties on route in terms of SABS 0231 are adhered to. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation and moderation process and criteria to be established by the TETA - ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner will be able to explain and understand:
  • National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996, Chapter VII, pertaining to the transportation of Dangerous Goods.
  • The following SABS codes, pertaining to the transportation of Dangerous Goods and the duties/responsibilities of the driver:
    i) SABS 0231; ii) SABS 0232 part 1.
  • Documents to be carried by the driver and/or placed in the designated space.
  • Document procedures for substances when already off-loaded.
  • Nine Hazard classes and the warning diamonds.
  • Properties of the class of substance transported.
  • Hazards of the class of substance transported.
  • Loading and off-loading procedures for the class of substance transported.
  • Concept of compatibility.
  • Meaning and function of each component on the Warning Panel; Danger Warning Diamond; Tremcard and Dangerous Goods Declaration.
  • The names, functions, purpose and use of personal protective equipment and safety equipment provided for use during loading, off-loading or an incident.
  • The procedures for reporting and reacting to incidents for the class of substance to be transported.
  • Tremcard or any other additional document used to access information about the substance.
  • The meaning of the following terminology:
    1) Consignee 2) Consignor 3) Qualified person 4) Emergency Action Code (Emergency response guide) 5) Emergency Response/Action terminology extracted from Emergency response guide 6) Classified Goods & Substances 7) Dangerous Goods Placard 8) Multi-Load/Mixed Load 9) Multi-Load warning diamond 10) Operator 11) Road Tanker (Bulk) 12) Exempt Quantity 13) Route Plan 14) Designated Space 15) United Nations Number 16) Underground and Above Ground Storage Tank 17) Incident 18) Professional Driving Permit 19) Operator Advice Number 20) Specialist Advice number.
  • The following regulations:
    1) (115 F) part 3 Chapter 4
    2) (116 C)
    3) (117)
    4) (117 E)
    5) (123)
    6) (124)
  • Appropriate fire extinguisher and number to be used for the type of substance transported. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems (when an emergency situation arises). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of the organisation (to safely load and off-load vehicles and handle accidents or spillages). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems (in order to be aware of the responsibility to the environment and the health of others, as well as the legal requirements, when transporting dangerous goods). 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Elective  13716   National Certificate: Professional Driving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-06-29  TETA 
    Elective  48889   Further Education and Training Certificate: Hiring Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  SERVICES 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Africa Training Centre 
    2. Agisanang SA Training 
    3. Algoa Bus Company 
    4. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    5. Engen Petroleum Limited 
    6. Gerotrain 
    7. Golden Arrow Bus Services 
    8. Haztranz cc 
    9. He and She Driver Training Centre 
    10. Ikaheng HR Services (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Inkqubela Consultants 
    12. Intercape Mainliner 
    13. LBT Learning 
    14. Learncorp 
    15. Makwedeng Training 
    16. Maliwa Investment (Pty)Ltd 
    17. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    18. Primeserv Training (Pty) Ltd 
    19. PUTCO Limited 
    20. SPINA Consultancy cc Cape Town 
    21. THABO Training and Services 
    22. TIESPRO (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Yonke Education and Training Solutions 
    24. Zulaka Consulting cc 



    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.