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

Fault Find, Test and Repair Domestic Appliances 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10268  Fault Find, Test and Repair Domestic Appliances 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Electrical Engineering & Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Electrical Infrastructure Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-04-03  2009-02-18  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2010-02-18   2013-02-18  

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
258924  Fault Find, Test and Repair Domestic Appliances  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for persons in the Electrical Engineering; Generation; Distribution; Transmission, Construction and Renewable Energy Sector .

A person credited with this unit standard will be capable of:
Fault find, test and repair domestic appliances.

This unit standard will contribute to the full development of the learner within the electrical engineering and construction environment by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field of Physical Planning and Construction. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the electrical engineering and construction environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Safety precautions when working on live electrical equipment
  • Single phase motors and control gear, heating elements and controls, test instruments, circuit / wiring diagrams and function of components. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Repairing small appliances, stoves, washing machines, tumble driers geysers, heaters and dishwashers. Repairs are done in accordance with manufacturer`s manual. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan to do fault finding and repair to domestic appliances. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Appropriate plans and circuit diagrams for the appliance to be worked on are selected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Circuit diagrams are interpreted according to specified task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Component function in circuit is interpreted according to manufacturer's specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Tools and test instruments to be used are selected according to specified task. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct fault finding and testing of domestic appliances. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Appliance are inspected for visible damages. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Appliances are tested in correct sequence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Faults are located and corrective action identified with the aid of wiring diagrams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Circuits are checked for loose or broken connections according to worksite procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Repair domestic appliances. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Appropriate tools are used to remove faulty components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Components are selected and replaced according to manufacturer's specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Appliances are checked for correct assembly according to maintenance procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Earth continuity conductor is checked and secured as per statutory requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Conclude appliance repair. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Repaired appliance is tested for correct operation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Replacement / rewiring is recommended according to quality requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Appliance is cleaned before approving it for service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Tools and test instruments are cleaned and stored according to statutory requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Types of appliances
  • Names, locations and functions of appropriate tools
  • Safety related to each tool
  • Care and storage of tools 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems.

    Identify and solve problems (identification of defects and faults). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others (during testing of appliances). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and manage oneself (fault finding and identification). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information (during repairs). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate (reporting of defects). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology (environmental and personal safety). 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 258924, which is "Fault Find, Test and Repair Domestic Appliances", Level 3, 6 credits.

    This Unit Standard was originally registered on 12 June 2002 under SAQA decision number 0742/02. It has been re-registered on 11 February 2004 under SAQA 2552/04.


    SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS:

    Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
    Manufacturer`s manuals 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49056   National Certificate: Domestic Appliance Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  20419   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-02-10  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48475   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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 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.
     
    NONE 



    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.