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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Control and maintain venue equipment and assets 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119158  Control and maintain venue equipment and assets 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to control and maintain equipment so that the learner's ability to work in the venue is enhanced. The learner's understanding of the equipment used in a venue will ensure the safety of the user and others, to the benefit of the industry. Care of the organisation's assets is ensured through setting up preventative maintenance programs where applicable and arranging and ensuring adequate storage.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Setting up for events
  • Complying with maintenance policies and procedures
  • Operating basic equipment used at exhibition sites
  • Caring for moveable and immovable organisational assets 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Competence in Computer Literacy, Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Exhibition housekeeping standards include but are not limited to conference, exhibition or convention centre housekeeping standards
  • Items/products/equipment include but are not limited to: office and event furniture, catering equipment, cleaning equipment, draping and décor 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Set-up for events. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Items required for set-up procedure are assembled according to checklist 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Exhibition housekeeping standards are obtained and explained as they relate to a specific exhibition 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Exhibition housekeeping standards are applied as per operating standards 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Set-up procedures are followed as per organisational procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Set-up of items/products/equipment are in line with organisational procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Breakages or faults in equipment are identified and reported to higher authority according to organisational requirements 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Comply with maintenance policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Organisational maintenance policies and procedures are described with regard to practical application 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Organisational maintenance policies and procedures are applied as per organisational standards 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Exhibition maintenance policies and procedures are described with examples of how they apply to the different aspects of an exhibition 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Exhibition maintenance policies and procedures are applied in line with company standards 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Operate basic equipment used at exhibition sites. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment is obtained using organisational procurement policy and procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Equipment is used safely and correctly according to manufacturer's specifications and legislative requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Equipment is stored and secured according to organisational requirements and manufacturer's specifications 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Care for moveable and immovable organisational assets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Moveable assets are listed for stock-taking and record-keeping purposes, in accordance with organisational standards 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Immovable assets are identified and listed, in line with standard stock counting practices 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Moveable assets are cared for according to organisational policy and procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Immovable assets are cared for according to organisational policy and procedures 


    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 or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation of that ETQA, at its discretion, in terms of agreements reached about assessment and moderation between various ETQAs (including professional bodies). 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Organisational policies and procedures
  • Housekeeping methods and techniques
  • Processes and procedures for setting up for events
  • Methods and techniques for caring for movable and immovable assets of the organisation
  • Organisational maintenance policies and procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems regarding the maintenance of assets and equipment 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the controlling and maintaining of assets 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities regarding the control and maintenance of equipment and assets 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the control and maintenance of assets and equipment 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with colleagues in the process of controlling and maintenance of equipment and assets 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to control and maintain records of assets and equipment and the recording of maintenance 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems whereby the inadequate maintenance of assets and equipment affects the business 

    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  49447   National Certificate: Trade Exhibition Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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.
     
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