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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the transportation of abnormal loads 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113855  Manage the transportation of abnormal loads 
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 an abnormal load transport 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:
  • Identifying and determining the correct vehicle to be used per trip, in terms of the TRH 11
  • Conducting comprehensive pre trip planning
  • Planning the trip, including the route, escort requirements (Traffic and own), overhead and structural clearances from all appropriate institutions
  • Conducting all responsibilities of the "responsible person" in terms of the exemption permit 

  • 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 or the Certificate in road transport management. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • During all weather conditions
  • Day or night
  • In compliance with all applicable legislation 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and determine the correct vehicle to be used per trip, in terms of the TRH 11. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Intimate knowledge of different types, abilities and applicability of vehicles is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Matching the specific freight and dimensions to a specific vehicle is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Selection of specific vehicles are motivated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct comprehensive pre-trip planning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The trip requirements are clearly explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Planning the trip step by step on route, as per company procedures and within the limitations of the physical area to be crossed is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Plan the trip, including the route, escort requirements. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Plan the trip, including the route, escort requirements (traffic and own), overheads and structural clearances from all appropriate institutions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The route and physical limitations to it are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The trip, route to be followed, escort requirements and other requirements as per sop`s and physical possibilities are laid out. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The proposed plan of action is communicated to all involved. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Conduct all responsibilities as "a responsible person" in terms of the exemption permit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Intimate understanding of the responsibilities of the responsible person as specified in the legislation is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Activities are conducted according to prescribed legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Crises are responded to in the prescribed manner and corrective action 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 
  • National Road Traffic Act of 96)
  • TRH 11
  • SOP`s
  • Intimate knowledge of SA route structures pertaining to overhead, geometric and structural restrictions. 

  • 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 critical analyses and decision making abilities to assess each trip individually. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team and organisation to conduct and communicate with a wide spectrum of stakeholders before a trip can take place. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information before a trip can be undertaken. 

    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 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 the conducting of all activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set or related systems by identifying 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  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 


    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. Learncorp 
    2. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    3. Majuba FET College - Newcastle Technology Centre 
    4. Matimba Rigging & Training (SECUNDA) (TP) 



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