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

Remove automotive components 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119738  Remove automotive components 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
15127  Remove earthmoving equipment components  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10  Complete 

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
262733  Remove and fit automobile components  Level 2  NQF Level 02  12  Complete 
260717  Remove and fit automobile components  Level 2  NQF Level 02  12  Complete 

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 learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications. The learner is capable of removing automotive components for dismantling, inspection or replacement. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner has already learned the use of engineering hand tools, power tools, measuring equipment and to maintain a safe and productive working environment. 

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 the supervision and according to workplace and workshop manual specifications and occupational safety, health and environmental legislation. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Learners can plan and prepare for automotive component removal. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Planning includes reading and interpreting the job card/work instructions and obtaining data on manufacturers recommendations and guidelines.
  • Preparing includes selecting appropriate tools and equipment, cleaning component and its surrounding area prior to removal, releasing system pressure, isolating electrical system and disconnecting the battery.
  • Appropriate tools and equipment means industry approved tools and equipment as being most suited to complete the task in a professional and competent manner with due regard to safe working practices. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The work area is prepared following efficient and safe practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate service data is obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Component and surrounding area is cleaned prior to removal. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Appropriate tools and equipment are selected and used according to acceptable workshop practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reason(s) for selecting tools and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    What planning and preparing procedures were followed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Why is the area surrounding the component cleaned first. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Learner has learned to remove an automotive component. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Component includes: Any contraption, consisting of more than one part working together, which have a name, function/s and an operation description, and forms part of any one or more of the following systems: Electrical, engine, drive train, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The component was removed without incident, accident, injury or damage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate tools and equipment are selected and used according to acceptable workshop practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Component is removed according to workshop manual procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Component is removed adhering to all workshop manual safety warnings and required actions before, during and after component removal. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Area where component is removed is closed off to prevent foreign matter entering. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Care is taken where fluids and lubricants are drained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Removal procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    What sequence is followed during component removal. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Reason(s) for selecting tools and equipment that were used. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    The learner applied safe procedures during automotive component removal task. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Safety includes using personal protective equipment, adhering to workshop manual warnings and dispose of hazardous materials.
  • Hazardous materials include oils, coolant, fuels and cleaning agents. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The component is removed without incident, accident or injury. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Component is removed adhering to all workshop manual safety warnings and required action/s before, during and after component removal. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Applicable SHE procedures are followed during the component removal task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Applicable SHE procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Learner is able to restore work area, complete and process documentation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Restoring work area includes disposal of hazardous materials, tools and equipment packed away and work area cleaned.
  • Documentation includes completing job cards, check lists and reports.
  • Reports include reports and summaries of work completed.
  • Process includes submissions according to company procedures. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Work area is restored and required documentation completed and processed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are stored away and work area cleaned. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Documentation is completed and processed in accordance with company procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Applicable SHE procedures are followed during the disposal of hazardous materials. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Learner can recall and explain reason(s) for cleaning and packing away tools and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can explain reason(s) for documentation. 


    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:
    > Automotive components
  • Attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties:
    > Ferrous and non-ferrous materials related to components
  • Sensory cues:
    > Visual (Identification of components)
  • Purpose of:
    > Adhering to workshop manual procedure
    > Cleaning component and mounting area prior to removal
    > Closing off area where component is removed
    > Following safety procedures during component removal task
  • Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
    > Applicable company policies and procedures
    > Workshop manual procedures
    > SHE procedures
    > Quality procedures
  • Theory: rules, principles, laws:
    > Basic principles of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
    > Basic fundamentals of electricity
  • Relationships, systems:
    > Basic interaction of components in relation to the rest of the system 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • Related to removing a automotive component. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • When Interacting with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation and removal phases of the task. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • When working according to service and flat rate schedules.
  • When managing resources and my time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • When completing and processing documentation and service reports. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • When using special service tools and equipment.
  • When using information technology. 

  • 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.
  • When I can explain the basic interaction of components in relation to the rest of the system. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard:
  • ID 260717, which is "Remove and fit automobile components", Level 2, 12 credits.
  • ID 262733, which is "Remove and fit automobile components", Level 2, 12 credits.

    This unit standard replaces unit standard 15127, "Remove earthmoving equipment componets", Level 2, 10 credits. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    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. Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd T/A Barloworld-Equipment (ISANDO) (T 
    2. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    3. Golden Arrow Bus Services 
    4. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    5. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 



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