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

Understand the body construction and safety features of a vehicle 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119736  Understand the body construction and safety features 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 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-11-30  2008-11-30  SAQA 0763/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-11-30   2012-11-30  

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 able to identify and understand a vehicles body construction and know the safety features and their location on a vehicle. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is 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 
    Identify and access all information from a variety of sources. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Information includes the body construction, material used in the body construction and safety features of a vehicle
  • Sources include Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) manuals, suppliers literature, electronic media and relevant publications 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All information is accessed and interpreted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Applicable literature and sources are referred to when explanations are given. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Compile a list of body components. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Body components include shell components, removable components, trim and accessories. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A list of body components is compiled accurately and in accordance with the applicable literature is demonstrated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Compile a list of materials used in the body construction. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Materials includes ferrous and non-ferrous metals, coated metal, treated metal, plastic, carbon fibre, synthetics, leathers, glass, rubber and pvc. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A list of materials used in the body construction accurately and in accordance with the applicable literature is compiled. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Compile a list of the safety features in a vehicle. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Safety features include all supplementary restraint systems (SRS) systems and crumple zones. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A list of safety features used in the vehicle construction is compiled accurately and in accordance with the applicable literature. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Interact with others to identify the activating mechanisms and functions of the safety features on a vehicle. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Interact with others includes the liaison with competent persons to point out and explain the location and functions of the safety features.
  • Activating mechanisms include their location, characteristics and safety precautionary measures when repair work surrounding them is carried out. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Explanations given are clear and appropriate examples are given of the location and function of the activating mechanisms and safety features. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate literature is referred to when explanations are given. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety precautionary measures to be taken are identified and clearly explained. 


    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 
    1. Names and functions of:
  • Body components
  • Material
  • Safety features
  • Trim and accessories

    2. Attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
  • The materials used in the body construction
  • Body components
  • Safety features
  • Crumple zones
  • Precautionary measures in respect of the safety features

    3. Sensory cues:
  • What I see and hear in the process

    4. Purpose of:
  • Accessing and interpreting information
  • Liaison with competent persons
  • Different types of materials used in the vehicle construction
  • Crumple zones

    5. Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
  • Company policies and procedures
  • SHE procedures
  • Quality procedures

    6. Theory: rules, principles, laws:
  • Applicable road safety legislation
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) specifications 

  • 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 identification and understanding of a vehicle construction and the various safety features. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others
  • When interacting with team members and colleagues to collect and confirm information. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities
  • When compiling and completing the various lists of body components, safety features and the types of material used.
  • When managing resources and my time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Communicate effectively
  • When interacting with others to identify and understand the safety features of a vehicle. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively
  • When interacting with others to identify and understand the safety features of a vehicle. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically
  • When using information technology to source technical data and to generate and submit reports. 

  • 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 

    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 
    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 
    Elective  64410   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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. Award Media (Pty) Ltd T/A Award Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    2. Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd T/A Barloworld-Equipment (ISANDO) (T 
    3. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    4. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    5. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    6. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    7. Golden Arrow Bus Services 
    8. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    9. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    10. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    11. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    12. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    13. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    14. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    15. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 
    16. Tshwane South Public FET College - Odi Campus 
    17. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    18. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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