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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Clean the inside of a vehicle 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116376  Clean the inside of a vehicle 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Vehicle Maintenance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-11-20  2010-11-20  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2011-11-20   2014-11-20  

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 working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a cleaning services environment. Qualifying learners will be able to clean the inside of a vehicle. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The learner has the speaking and listening ability equal to an ABET Level 1 Com 101 standard and/or any other communication skill that will enable him/her to confirm the knowledge and skills required by this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. The scope of this unit standard is for any person who needs to clean the interior of a vehicle.
2. In the context of this unit standard a vehicle is any type of passenger car minibus or light commercial vehicle
3. The level assigned to this unit standard is appropriate because the process is limited in range, very repetitive and familiar, limited generation of new ideas are needed and the person has no responsibility for the learning of others.

Range statements that refer to assessment criteria in this unit standard:

1. Assessment criteria marked with are assessed according to worksite procedures.
2. Surfaces in a vehicle can include, but are not limited to the seating, carpets, dashboard, door panels, lighting and windows.
3. Chemicals refer to detergents used to remove light soil, stubborn marks, clean glass, fabric and various other types of materials.
4. Soil and marks refer to but is not limited to dirt, stains, grit, discarded wrappers, waste paper ash and cigarette stubs.
5. Dedicated chemicals, consumables and equipment refer to but are not limited to detergents, sponges, brushes, cloths, spray bottles and vacuum equipment.
6. Vehicle refers to a car minibus or light commercial vehicle.
7. Finishing the interior includes but is not limited to repositioning seats, resetting the rear view mirror, spraying air-freshener, replacing customer property, etc. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Prepare for the cleaning of the interior of a vehicle. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The surfaces to be cleaned are identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Damaged surfaces are reported. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Property left in the vehicle is dealt with. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
Litter and loose floor mats are removed from the vehicle. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
The correct chemicals, consumables and equipment for cleaning the vehicle are selected. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
The reason for using the correct chemicals, consumables and equipment is explained 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
The chemicals are diluted correctly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
The reason for diluting chemicals correctly is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
The correct vacuum attachments for the vacuuming of the interior of the vehicle are selected. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
Why different attachments are used for cleaning the vehicle is explained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Clean the interior of a vehicle. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The ashtrays are correctly removed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The ashtrays are emptied, cleaned and replaced correctly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Why ashtrays should be removed from the vehicle when cleaning them is explained 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
The carpets, upholstery and recesses are vacuumed using the correct vacuum attachment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
Why the correct vacuum attachment must be used is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
Spots/marks that are difficult to remove are pre-treated with the correct chemicals. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
Why spots/marks that are difficult to remove, must be pre-treated with correct chemicals is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
The correct contact time is allowed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
The importance of allowing the correct contact time is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
The surfaces in the interior of the vehicle are cleaned from top to bottom using dedicated chemicals, consumables and equipment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
Why the surfaces should be cleaned from top to bottom is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 12 
How water will be prevented from entering into electronic or electrical components is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 13 
Why water should not be allowed to enter electronic or electrical components is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 14 
The interior surfaces of glass are cleaned. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 15 
The loose floor mats are cleaned. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 16 
The quality of the work is inspected by using a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 17 
The value of inspecting the work is explained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Perform end of task duties for cleaning the interior of a vehicle. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The loose floor mats are replaced correctly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The vehicle is finished. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Chemical and dirt residues are disposed of according to environmental principles. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
The reason for disposing of chemicals and dirt residues according to environmental principles is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
The equipment and consumables are cleaned and dried. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
The reason(s) why equipment and consumables must be cleaned and dried is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
The equipment and chemicals are correctly stored. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
The reason(s) why equipment and chemicals need to be stored correctly are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
The procedure for reporting faulty equipment or worn out consumables is explained. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. An assessor accredited by the relevant ETQA will assess the competency.
2. All assessment activities must be fair so that all candidates can have equal opportunities.
3. Assessment will be free of gender, ethnic or other bias.
4. Questions and answers must determine the theoretical knowledge.
5. Direct observation, preferably in the workplace, or as a second choice in simulated conditions are preferred.
6. A practical demonstration of competencies is required in this unit standard.
7. Reporting skills are demonstrated by effective communication that may be verbal or any other agreed upon method 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
On completion the learner can understand and apply knowledge as described in the assessment criteria of all the outcomes. 

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 response displays that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made.

Evident in Specific Outcome:
Clean the interior of a vehicle. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community.

Evident in Specific Outcome:
Clean the interior of a vehicle. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation.
Evident in Specific Outcome:
Perform end of task duties for cleaning the interior of a vehicle. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and others.

Evident in Specific Outcome
Prepare for the cleaning of the interior of a vehicle. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large by participating as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities.

Evident in Specific Outcome:
Clean the interior of a vehicle. 

UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
Definition of terms within this unit standard:

1. Correct contact time refers to the effective period of time active cleaning chemical is in contact with the surface to be cleaned.
2. Dedicated chemicals, consumables and equipment refer to detergents or detergent application tools and materials set aside individually for use only with a particular detergent or on a particular surface. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Elective  62709   National Certificate: Service Station Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
Elective  48969   National Certificate: Service Station Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-11-26  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


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. BPC HR Consultants 
2. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
3. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
4. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
5. Spilamart cc T/A 1st Safety & Training (SABIE) (TP) 
6. Vumbhoni Trading (Pty) Ltd 



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