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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120337  Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Occupational Health and Safety 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 09 - Health Sciences and Social Services Preventive Health 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation at a working place. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communications at NQF Level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    All the Specific Outcomes and Associated Assessment Criteria are assessed in accordance with specified requirements and - where applicable - consequences to health and safety.

    Specified requirements include legal and site-specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:

    Legal:
  • Mine Health and Safety Act
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Chief Inspector of Mines' Directives

    Site-specific:
  • Health and safety agreements
  • Codes of practice
  • Standards
  • Standards task procedures
  • Risk Assessments procedures
  • Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme
  • Managerial Instructions
  • Mine Standard Procedures
  • List of Recorded OH&S Risks
  • Working Guides / Permits
  • MSDS
  • Equipment and Materials Specifications 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of how to prepare for planned task observation at a working place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of a planned task observation is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The importance of listing tasks from occupations is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The critical task inventory compilation is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process of compiling safe operating procedures and the resources required is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Scheduling the planned task observation is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The fact that past history should be taken in account prior to performing the planned task observation is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct a planned task observation at a working place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The correct selection and use of tools and equipment is demonstrated when conducting a planned task observation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Findings are recorded and immediate feedback is given. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The conducting of a planned task observation is performed in a manner that fosters teamwork and avoids conflict. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Record and follow-up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The findings of the planned task observation are recorded and communicated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The follow-up actions are implemented accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Follow-up actions are implemented in a manner that will foster teamwork and avoid conflict. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider by the relevant ETQA or ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solve problems. By investigating incidents, the individual will be required to embark on remedial action, which requires problem solving. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team / group / organization / community. The individual will have to take reasonable care of oneself and other's safety in the workplace, which shows concern for entire team and not only oneself. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. As part of the team, the individual will take into account the activities around him/her and ensure that his/her actions are complementary. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, organize and critically evaluate information. When investigating incidents, the individual will have to collect and organise information in such a way that he/she will be able to evaluate it and make decisions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematics and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations. Remedial action resulting from the investigation, must be communicated to all relevant persons. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically (showing responsibility toward the environment and health of others). Science and technology are used at the appropriate level, e.g. in interpreting data. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems. He/she must understand the impact of his/her or others' actions in the overall objectives of the workplace. 

    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  59549   National Certificate: Strata Control Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Core  77063   National Certificate: Construction Health and Safety  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  79806   National Certificate: Occupational Hygiene and Safety  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  60369   National Certificate: Strata Control Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  74269   National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66329   National Certificate: Lumber Milling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  66709   National Certificate: Rail Operations (Functional Yard Operations)  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    2. Action Training Academy 
    3. Africa Training Centre 
    4. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    5. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD (V/R) 
    6. BANA BA THARI MINING TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    7. Buna Construction And Projects 
    8. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    9. Dego Consultants 
    10. DIMENSIONAL & EDU TRAINING 
    11. Ditlotlo Trading Enterprise 
    12. Eastcape Training Centre 
    13. Elite Operator and Skills Training 
    14. Emcare 
    15. ESS HOLDINGS (PTY) Ltd 
    16. imithetho labour law 
    17. IRCA (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Kephama Trading Enterprise 
    19. KHUTALA COLLIERY 
    20. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    21. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    22. Lerumo La Setshaba 
    23. Matimba Rigging & Training (SECUNDA) (TP) 
    24. MESSINA PLATINUM MINES 
    25. MINERAL MINING TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    26. MINES RESCUE SERVICES PTY LTD 
    27. MODIKWA PLATINUM MINE 
    28. MURRAY & ROBERTS CEMENTATION PTY LTD 
    29. NOLOSHA 
    30. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    31. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    32. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    33. SASOL GLOBAL LEARNING 
    34. SHAFT SINKERS MINING PTY LTD 
    35. Skills Resource Group (PTY) Ltd 
    36. South African Academy For Occupational Safety 
    37. The Skills Matrix cc 
    38. Tius Consultants 
    39. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    40. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    41. WESTERN PLATINUM MINE 
    42. WHSE Training College 
    43. XTRACT TRAINING SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    44. York Timbers Pty Ltd 
    45. Zibuyile Consulting and Projects (Pty) Ltd 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.