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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the transportation of waste 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113849  Manage the transportation of waste 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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
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 undertaking 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:
  • Identifying the nature of the waste to be transported
  • Planning the trip
  • Monitoring the trip
  • Taking appropriate action when incidents or accidents occur 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against numeracy, literacy, communication, supervision and management skills at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Chemical substances
  • Building material
  • Gardening rubble
  • Medical waste materials
  • Dangerous goods
  • General household waste 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the nature of the waste to be transported. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The consignee is communicated with regarding the content of the load. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The repercussions of the specific load to be transported are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Appropriate pre trip actions are taken. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan the trip. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The most appropriate route from origin to destination is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The most appropriate vehicle depending on the nature of the waste to be transported is selected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. All precautionary measures regarding safety and legislative parameters are identified and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Arrangements with place of destination are made, regarding arrival, off loading, precautionary measures and the on site management of the waste substance are made. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor the trip. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The driver is informed regarding content of the load as well as specific actions required by him/her. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The route plan and precautionary measures by the driver and crew members are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Incident management plan of action by the driver and crew is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Be available and prepared if/when the driver requires assistance en route. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Take appropriate action when incidents or accidents occur. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Reports regarding incidents are received and appropriate action as prescribed by legislation and standard operating procedures of the undertaking is taken. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Incident and accident investigation is conducted immediately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Measures of damage control on behalf of the undertaking are suggested. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Causes of the incident / accident are evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Alternative measures if required are suggest, implemented and monitored. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • 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
  • 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 or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA
  • 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 the evaluating of circumstances and considering of alternatives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team and organisation to conduct, communicate and respond to activities during the equipment start up conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively, while preparing for equipment start up conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and critically evaluate the legal determinants affecting the operational activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion, with regards to reporting and recording of information and abnormal conditions during equipment start up conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the scientifically calculated prescriptions regarding loading, loads and load combinations. 

    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 on 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  50329   Further Education and Training Certificate: Radiation Protection  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  48439   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    2. Learncorp 
    3. Learning Exchange 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.