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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Secure the vehicle load 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113825  Secure the vehicle load 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a road transport environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learners job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Overseeing the loading of vehicles
  • Securing the load of the vehicle prior to the trip
  • Securing the load on the vehicle during the trip
  • Securing the load on the vehicle after the trip and when off loading. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against numeracy, literacy, supervision and operational & Management skills at NQF Level 1 as well as communication skills at NQF Level 2. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Oversee the loading of vehicles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The type and content of the load to be transported is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The most appropriate method and order of loading is correctly selected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The total bulk of the load to be loaded is identified and established. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The full load loaded on the vehicle is confirmed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. No individual illegally gains access to the loading bay. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Secure the load of the vehicle prior to the trip. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The vehicle is locked or the load is secured prior to departure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The vehicle is parked at a safe place or monitored by security measures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The vehicle is inaccessible to individuals not involved in the loading activity. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Secure the load on the vehicle during the trip. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The implications and responsibilities of securing the load of the vehicle are explained to the driver. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The vehicle is always parked at a safe place, determined prior to the trip. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The pre-determined route plan is explained to the driver. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Secure the load on the vehicle after the trip and when off loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The destination is arrived at as planned. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Individuals are denied access that should not be there at the off loading point. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The full load delivered upon arrival is confirmed as per the pre trip compiled way bill. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The full load is delivered and a signature is obtained from the recipient. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Incidents are reported immediately through to appropriate levels of management. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA

    2. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.

    3. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA

    4. Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic knowledge of applicable sections of the National Road Traffic Act (69 of 1976)
  • Acceptable company code of conduct and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Applicable regulations pertaining to the transportation and management of Waste. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made towards evaluating circumstances, considering of alternatives and the effect thereof on their operational scenario. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, organise, analyse and critically evaluate the legal determinants affecting the operational activities as well as the effecting interaction between legislation and road transport operation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards loading, loads and load combination. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by understanding that transport functions in a legal framework and is dependent of that framework. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
  • In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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.
     
    1. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    2. Buscor 
    3. EDU - FLEET 
    4. Inkqubela Consultants 
    5. Learncorp 
    6. Makwedeng Training 
    7. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    8. Phephani Learnerships 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.