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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Convey abnormal freight 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10977  Convey abnormal freight 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

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

Conveying abnormal freight by road, according to legislation as well as the guidelines for the granting of exemption permits for the conveyance of abnormal loads. 

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
  • ABET Level IV Numeracy
  • Learner will have achieved:
    i) 'Operate a Vehicle Combination';
    ii) 'Convey General Freight'. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Inspect the load. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Load is correctly supported. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Load is correctly and safely secured. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Ensure that vehicle and load complies with conditions as per exemption permit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Validity of exemption permit is checked. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Types of Permits are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Standard Permit conditions are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Adherence to conditions stipulated in exemption permit are checked and corrective action is taken where necessary. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Conditions include, but is not limited to: i) dimensions, ii) mass, iii) route, iv) warning devices, v) escorts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Documentation required in terms of the exemption permit is at hand for the trip. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Documentation includes, but is not limited to: i) permit, ii) vehicle registration certificate, iii) control certificate, iv) mass meter tickets, v) roadworthy certificate, vi) tachograph or any other device giving visual record of speed and distance travelled.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Consider abnormal load effects whilst driving. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Movement restrictions as stipulated in the exemption permit are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Vehicle control systems, specific to the vehicle combination, are applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Reflect on the impact of abnormal load on the dynamics of vehicle combination. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Centre of gravity; Dynamics of wheel system on road surface.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation and moderation process and criteria to be established by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurer. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The Learner will be able to explain and understand:

    1. Guidelines for the conveyance of abnormal loads as laid down in TRH 11, specifically with regard to:
  • Types of permits
  • Validity of permits
  • Definition of an abnormal load/vehicle
  • Correct loading techniques
  • Standard permit conditions.

    2. Impact of centre of gravity on the dynamics of the vehicle combination.

    3. Impact of the dynamics of the wheel system on the road surface, on the vehicle combination. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities responsibly and effectively (to ensure adherence to legal requirements). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively (to maintain interaction with escorts). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively (to operate vehicle combination). 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Elective  50285   National Certificate: Professional Driving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2015-06-30  TETA 
    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. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    5. Chamdor Driver Training CC 
    6. Crossroads Port Elizabeth 
    7. Eastcape Training Centre 
    8. Engen Petroleum Limited 
    9. Gerotrain 
    10. Golden Arrow Bus Services 
    11. He and She Driver Training Centre 
    12. Ikaheng HR Services (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Inkqubela Consultants 
    14. Intercape Mainliner 
    15. LBT Learning 
    16. Learncorp 
    17. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    18. Makwedeng Training 
    19. Maliwa Investment (Pty)Ltd 
    20. Nowethu Learning Institute cc 
    21. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    22. Primeserv Training (Pty) Ltd 
    23. PUTCO Limited 
    24. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    25. SPINA Consultancy cc Cape Town 
    26. THABO Training and Services 
    27. TIESPRO (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Yonke Education and Training Solutions 



    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.