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

Install Automotive components 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119748  Install 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
15126  Install earthmoving equipment components  Level 2  NQF Level 02  14  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 installing automotive components to restore system operational condition. 

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 
Learner has learned to plan and prepare automotive component installation. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Planning includes reading and interpreting the job card/work instructions and obtaining service data.
  • Preparing includes selecting appropriate tools and equipment, clean component mounting areas prior to installation.
  • Appropriate tools and equipment means industry approved tools and equipment as being most suited to complete the task to a professional and competent manner with due regard to safe working practices.
  • 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 system/s: Electrical, engine, drive train, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatics. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learner prepared work area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Component mounting surfaces cleaned prior to installation according to workshop manual procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate tools and equipment are selected and used according to acceptable workshop practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Appropriate service data were sourced. 

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can explain the importance of planning and preparing work area. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Learner is able to install an automotive component. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Installation includes pre-lube component before start up and adjustments before and after start up were and when applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learner installed automotive Component. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Component is installed according to workshop manual procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Component is installed within recommended time frames. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any necessary adjustments are carried out in accordance with workshop manual procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Learner can explain the reason/s for installation procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can explain reason/s for any adjustments carried out. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Learner is able to test automotive component installation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Testing component installation includes checking for system leaks, pressure checks and conformance to operational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Automotive component installation is checked. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Fluid level/s are checked in accordance with workshop manual procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Pressure checks, where necessary, are carried out in and adjusted if required in accordance with workshop manual procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    System is made operational and inspected for leaks, unusual vibration and noises. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Component functionality is checked with system operational. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can explain the reason/s for adjustment/s. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Learner can explain the reason/s for pressure checks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Learner is able to explain the reason/s for operational check/s of installed component. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Learner has learned to apply safety procedures during automotive component installation 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 
    Component was installed without incident, accident, injuries and or damage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Component was installed adhering to all workshop manual safety warnings and required actions before, during and after component installation. 

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Learner can recall and explain required safety procedures and applicable personal protective equipment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Learner has learned 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 
    Learner restored work area, complete and processed documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are cleaned and packed away in accordance to company procedures. 

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any hazardous materials are disposed off in accordance to SHE requirements. 

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can explain the procedures for hazardous waste disposal. 


    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, audible, feel, smell
  • Purpose of:
    > Adhering to workshop manual procedure
    > Cleaning component mounting areas prior to installation
    > Adjustments
    > Testing component installation
  • 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 component operation
  • Relationships, systems:
    > Basic interaction of components in relation to the automotive 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 installing an automotive component. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • When Interact with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation and installation 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 a component in relation to 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 15126, 'Install earthmoving equipment components', Level 2, 14 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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