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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate moving equipment to stack, de-stack and position materials 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12207  Operate moving equipment to stack, de-stack and position materials 
ORIGINATOR
Chemical Industries SGB 
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 
This standard will be useful to people working in materials handling in a stores environment

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Prepare to stack and de-stack loads
  • Stack and de-stack loads using a range of moving equipment
  • Position materials at various locations and on varying surfaces 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Valid driver`s license; forklift truck driver`s license. Candidates should also have credit for Standard "Implement housekeeping, health, safety and hygiene practices" 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Moving equipment: industrial vehicles, cranes and hoists, conveyors
  • Varying surfaces: racks, other loads, vehicles, containers
  • Guidelines: height limit, date code, pack code, stability (weight), racking, bulk-stacking
  • Stabilisation of stacked material: stretch wrapped, strapped, netlonned, glued
  • Stacking methods: racking, bulk-stacking, height, stability 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Stack and de-stack loads using a range of moving equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The moving equipment is operated in a manner, which maintains product quality and minimises vehicle running and maintenance costs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The moving equipment is operated in a manner that promotes own and team safety 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Stacking of materials and/or product is in accordance with specific guidelines for particular products and locations 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Stacked material is stabilised according to specifications for the product so as to minimise movement and damage to product 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Materials are stacked in a way that maintains product integrity, minimises damage to product and complies with standard operating procedures
    Correct load handling attachments are selected for the load type and condition 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare to stack and de-stack loads. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The moving equipment is available, operational and fit for purpose, as required by operations 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Pre-use inspections are conducted according to manufacturer's specifications and standard operating procedures, and faults are actioned or reported to authorised personnel for repair 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Personal protective clothing is worn in a manner that protects personnel and product and complies with organisational policy and legislation 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Position materials at various locations and on varying surfaces. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Materials are positioned in the correct places, according to standard operating procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Materials are positioned on top of other materials in compliance with safety and quality regulations 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Positioning of materials on vehicles is in accordance with the regulations regarding weight of the load, stability of the load, and the size of the vehicle, and vehicle utilisation principles 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Loads are positioned in containers according to safe axle weight distribution principles, and in a manner that maximizes space utilization 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Consequences of incorrect positioning of loads are explained with regards to axle weight distribution principles and space utilization 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION:

    The relevant Educational Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA) will accredit providers offering learning towards this standard and will register assessors. They will also appoint the internal and external moderators. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Valid vehicle licenses and government licenses and regulations
  • Load distribution theory: guidelines for stacking and positioning materials
  • OHS Act
  • Emergency procedures on cranes and hoists
  • Materials handling procedures and practices 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made towards the control of a non routine chemical plant 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team and organisation to conduct, control of the plant activities and to communicate non routine conditions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively, while controlling the plant 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information regarding plant conditions 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion, with regards to reporting and recording of information and abnormal conditions during the control of the chemical plant 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others during controlling of the non routine plant 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating and understanding the chemical process as a set or related systems by identifying the impact of abnormalities in one part of the system 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively 

    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
    Elective  66029   General Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  22865   National Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-10-09  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58955   National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHIETA 
    Elective  20888   National Certificate: Plastics Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-06-12  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49450   National Certificate: Plastics Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  57900   National Certificate: Printing and Manufacture of Packaging  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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. College of Production Technology 
    2. DMP Training (PINETOWN) (TP) 
    3. ITB MANUFACTURING (PTY) LTD LTD (Isithebe) 
    4. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    5. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    6. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    7. PS Productive Services (WESTVILLE) (TP) 



    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.