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

Repair minor dents on ferrous body shell and parts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119747  Repair minor dents on ferrous body shell and parts 
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 capable of preparing a vehicle and to assess the damage and repair a minor dent on a vehicle part with easy access. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are already competent in:
  • Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 1 and the unit standards
  • Select, use and care for engineering power and hand tools
  • Understand the construction and safety restraint systems of a vehicle
  • Identify the different types of materials and their properties used in the vehicle construction
  • Remove, replace and align body parts 

  • 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 
    Prepare the vehicle and assess the damaged part. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Prepare includes moving the vehicle to the demarcated area, cleaning and dewaxing the damaged area, perform safety precautionary measures, safe lifting of the vehicle where required and fitting all protection covers.
  • Assessing the damaged part includes conducting a visual inspection, determining the stripping requirements, determining the accessibility of the damaged part, reading and interpreting the job instructions and determining the safety precautionary measures.
  • Damaged part includes only parts with easy access. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The vehicle is prepared in accordance with the job and workplace requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All the appropriate procedures are followed and explanations given when the damage, the repair process and safety precautionary measures are determined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate literature is referred to when explanations are given. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Determine the repair process of the damaged part. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Determine the repair process includes the identification of the tools and equipment and if it is an on car or off car repair process.
  • Tools and equipment includes basic ABR tools, lift and/or trestles and the appropriate grit abrasive. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The repair process is determined and explained in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All the tools and equipment to be used for the repairs are identified correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The tools and equipment are used and applied correctly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Repair the damaged part while maintaining safe working practises. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Repair includes cleaning, shaping, metal filing, body filling, sanding, stripping, assembling and finishing of the part.
  • Safe working practises include the safe storage of removed parts. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The damaged part is repaired following the appropriate repair procedures in accordance with the job requirement and workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The appropriate tools and equipment are used as required by the repair process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safe working practises are explained and demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An understanding of SHE procedures is demonstrated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform a quality evaluation of the repaired part. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Quality evaluation includes a visual and physical inspection of the repaired part. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The repaired part is evaluated and defects are identified in accordance with specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explanations are given clearly with appropriate examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate literature is referred to when explanations are given. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    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 repairs are delivered correctly and the documentation is completed in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All applicable literature and procedures are referred to and explanations are given. 


    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 components and accessories
    > Tools and equipment
    > Abrasives and fillers
    > Personal protective equipment
    > All vehicle protection covers
  • Attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
    > Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
    > Tools and equipment
    > Abrasives and fillers
    > Personal protective equipment
  • Sensory cues:
    > What I see and feel during the process
  • Purpose of:
    > Cleaning and dewaxing
    > Safety precautionary measures
    > Vehicle protection covers
    > Vehicle preparation
    > Safe storing of removed parts
  • Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
    > Company policy and procedures
    > SHE procedures
    > Quality procedures
  • Theory: rules, principles, laws:
    > Principals of deformed metal 

  • 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 repairing of minor dents. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • When interacting with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation, and completion of repairing minor dents. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • When assessing and preparing the damaged part.
  • When managing resources and my time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • When completing and processing job cards.
  • 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 repair the minor dents.
  • 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 


    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. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    3. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    4. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    5. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    6. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    7. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    8. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    9. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    10. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    11. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    12. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    13. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 
    14. Tsoho Training & Development T/A Tsoho Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    15. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    16. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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