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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Perform surface preparation on a body panel 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119734  Perform surface preparation on a body panel 
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 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
  • People in the field of manufacturing and engineering require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard.
  • The learner is capable of performing a surface preparation on a body panel. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learners are competent in:
  • Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 1. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The ranges as indicated under the specific outcomes determine the scope and level of this unit standard.
  • All work is performed under constant supervision and according to workplace and workshop manual specifications and occupational safety, health and environmental legislation. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Read and interpret all available information. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Read and interpret includes identifying and locating the body panel.
  • Available information includes job cards, written and oral instructions. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All information is interpreted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All applicable literature are referred to and the body panel identified and located. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Clean the body panel. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Body panels include ferrous and non-ferrous metal and plastic panels.
  • Clean includes de-waxing and washing. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various types of panels and their composition is demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Panels are in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare the body panel surface with abrasives. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Prepare includes hand sanding and hand feather edging.
  • Abrasives include the applicable grit wet and dry abrasive. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The appropriate grit and type of abrasives are selected in accordance with the job requirement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The sanding operation is performed in accordance with the job requirement is demonstrated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify, mix and apply fillers on the body panel in a safe and aware manner. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Filler includes micro fine stopper. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The filler is identified and mixed in accordance with the job requirement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The filler is applied in accordance with the job requirement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safe working practises are explained and demonstrated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Interact with others to perform a quality check on the surfaced prepared area. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Interact with others include competent persons.
  • Perform includes a visual and physical inspection.
  • Quality includes checking for imperfections, styling, lines, curves, holes and scratches. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The prepared surface is inspected in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Flaws in the surface preparation are identified and their causes explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Deliver the repairs and restore the work area. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Deliver repairs include to the relevant department and the completion of the required documentation.
  • Restore the work area includes cleaning the work area and clean and store the tools and equipment. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The procedure related to delivering the repairs and the completion of the documentation are carried out in accordance with the workplace procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA's policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in the Unit Standard.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Names and functions of:
    > Body panels
    > Tools and equipment
  • Attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
    > Substrates of body panels
    > Paint and materials
    > Primers
  • Sensory cues:
    > What I see, feel and smell during the process
  • Purpose of:
    > Cleaning
    > De-waxing
    > Fillers
    > Quality checks
    > Interacting with others
  • Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
    > Company policies and procedures
    > SHE procedures
  • Theory: rules, principles, laws:
    > Composition and application of fillers
  • Relationships, systems:
    > Body panel substrates and fillers and their application 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:
  • Relating to the surface preparation of body panels. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • When interacting with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation, and completion of the surface preparation of a body panel. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • When collecting the tools and equipment.
  • When managing resources and my time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • When discussing and explaining the procedures of surface preparation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • When using special tools and equipment to mix and apply the fillers.
  • When using information technology to source technical data. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • When I can explain and justify my actions and procedures followed during the process. 

  • 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  64709   National Certificate: Automotive Body Repair  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  64410   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  65809   National Certificate: Automotive Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49689   National Certificate: Automotive Repair and Maintenance  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-11-30  Was MERSETA 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. Award Media (Pty) Ltd T/A Award Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    2. Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd T/A Barloworld-Equipment (ISANDO) (T 
    3. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    4. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    5. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    6. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    7. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    8. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    9. Golden Arrow Bus Services 
    10. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    11. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    12. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    13. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    14. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    15. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    16. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    17. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    18. Nissan SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    19. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    20. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    21. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 
    22. Tshwane South Public FET College - Odi Campus 
    23. Tsoho Training & Development T/A Tsoho Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    24. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    25. Volkswagen of South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Technical Learning Academy (UIT 
    26. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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