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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the transportation of dangerous goods 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113851  Manage the transportation of dangerous goods 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 transporting environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Displaying and applying an intimate knowledge of underlying legislation and regulations
  • Applying the relevant legislation and codes of practice
  • Delegating responsibility for the application of the legislation
  • Managing and monitoring the delegation of transportation of dangerous goods 

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

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Under all working activities and conditions in a road transport function (primary or secondary), concerned with the transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Road Freight transport activity 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Display intimate knowledge and understanding of the underlying legislation and regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The correct identification of relevant prescriptive legislation is conducted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The applicable SABS codes is adhered to and implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Rules with regard to compatibility of substances are strictly adhered to. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply the relevant legislation and codes of practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The content and prescriptions contained in the legislation are clearly displayed and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The legislation to operational activities, with regard to procedures and regulations is applied and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Operate within the regulatory parameters with due regard for safety and security. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Delegate responsibility for the application of the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The principles and resulting responsibilities and implications from the legislation are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. These responsibilities are communicated to the individuals responsible for the execution of the activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The related determinants affecting day to day operations are accurately identified and are implemented in the company policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Manage and monitor the delegation of transportation of dangerous goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The responsible parties` activities are delegated, managed and monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Incidents and accidents are regularly communicated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Proactive policies and procedures are designed to ensure operations within the legal parameters. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Crises are responded to in the prescribed manner and corrective action is taken where needed. 


    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 
  • Chapter 8 of the National Road Traffic Act of 96)
  • SABS codes of practice incorporated as regulations (content and implication)
  • SOP`s 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team and organisation to conduct, communicate and respond to the wide spectrum of stakeholders that have to be consulted before a trip can take place. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively, while preparing for a trip. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information that must be sourced and critically evaluated. 

    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 vehicle selection, loading, routing etc. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others during all activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

    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
    Core  57849   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dangerous Goods: Multi-modal Transportation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Core  79808   National Diploma: Occupational Safety  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  59731   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mechanical Handling (Rigging)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48439   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  36153   National Certificate: Polymer Composite Fabrication  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    3. Learncorp 
    4. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    5. Majuba FET College - Newcastle Technology Centre 
    6. Matimba Rigging & Training (SECUNDA) (TP) 
    7. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    8. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    9. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 



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