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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Perform masking and de-masking on a vehicle 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119742  Perform masking and de-masking on 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
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 able to mask and de-mask a vehicle in a paint shop environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are already competent in:
  • Communication and Mathematical Literacy 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 the area to be masked. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Identify includes a visual inspection and interpreting all available information
  • Area includes partial and/or the full panel 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The area to be masked is identified correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The scope of the masking required is determined in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare the vehicle for cleaning and masking. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Prepare includes moving the vehicle to the demarcated area, clean the vehicle and identify and obtain the masking material required.
  • Masking material includes masking tape, masking paper, masking machines, wheel covers, vehicle covers, fine line tape and specialised masking material. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The appropriate workplace procedures are followed to position and the vehicle is prepared and cleaned prior to masking. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The appropriate masking material is identified and obtained in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Mask the identified area on the vehicle. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Mask includes straight lines, patterns, curves and contours. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The appropriate masking material and techniques are applied for the specific area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The area is masked in accordance with the job requirement. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Restore the vehicle after the paint application in a safe and aware manner. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Restore includes de-masking, removing of the overspray and cleaning of the vehicle.
  • Safe working practises are explained and demonstrated.
  • An understanding of SHE procedures is demonstrated. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The vehicle is de-masked without damaging the paint application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The removing of the overspray and cleaning of the vehicle is performed in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety precautionary measures to be taken are identified and adhered to during the process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Interact with others to quality assure the masking process. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Quality assurance includes checking for masking and de-masking defects, damage to the paint application and incorrect cleaning procedures of the vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Quality assurance is performed with the assistance of a competent person. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Learner is able to evaluate the benefits and difficulties of team work within his/her own work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Deliver the repairs and restore the work area. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Repairs are 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 knowledge of delivering the repairs and the completion of the documentation in accordance with the workplace procedures are demonstrated. 


    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:
    > Masking material
  • Attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
    > Masking material
    > Curing processes
    > Composition of spray paint applications
  • Sensory cues:
    > What I see and feel during the process
  • Purpose of:
    > Pre-masking inspection
    > Masking
    > Restoring the vehicle
  • Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
    > Company policies and procedures
    > SHE procedures
    > Quality procedures
  • Theory: rules, principles, laws:
    > The time period between the paint application and restoring the vehicle
  • Relationships, systems:
    > Preparing, masking and de-masking the vehicle 

  • 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 masking and de-masking of a vehicle 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Work effectively with others
    >When interacting with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation, and completion of the masking and de-masking process 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise and manage myself and my activities
    > When identifying the scope of the masking process and restoring of the vehicle
    > When managing resources and my time 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively
    > When interacting with others to quality assure the completed task
    > When submitting the reports to the relevant department 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively and critically
    > When using special tools and equipment to perform masking and de-masking of a vehicle 

  • 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  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. Tsoho Training & Development T/A Tsoho Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    23. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    24. Volkswagen of South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Technical Learning Academy (UIT 
    25. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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