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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Design and implement a risk management control system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123190  Design and implement a risk management control system 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 
The unit standard is intended for those in a maintenance management and leadership position, and for those responsible for the monitoring, assessing and managing of risk, its purpose is to develop in these persons the fundamental knowledge, skills, and values/personal qualities so that they can manage risk management systems effectively and contribute to risk analysis within organisations. The person credited with this unit standard is able to design and implement a risk management control system for an organisation and to implement the concepts and principles of risk management, in order to reduce risk in an organisational context.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining risk management within a maintenance management system.
  • Designing a risk management system.
  • Controlling risk situations within the maintenance management environment.
  • Implementing a risk management system. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this unit standard are competent in:
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4 or its equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 or its equivalent.
  • Communication at NQF level 4 or its equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The design of the risk management control system includes but is not limited to environmental impacts, quality management aspects, Occupational Health and Safety, personal hygiene and good housekeeping practices. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explaining risk management within a maintenance management system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of risk management is explained with examples from a maintenance management environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Maintenance management processes that are at risk are described in written format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The design of a risk management system for maintenance management is described in written format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The maintenance departments processes and interdependence with other departments are described in written format. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Design a risk management system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The relevant legislative requirements pertaining to managing risk in an organisation are identified and explained in written format. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relevant legislative requirements include but are not limited to environmental, health, safety, hygiene, quality and risk.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Possible risks are identified and listed within the context of an maintenance management environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Risk strategy is designed in the required format for a specific maintenance management context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The risk management system is displayed according to organisational standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The underpinning policies and procedures of supporting the risk strategy are established and documented for approval by the relevant organisational proxy. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Control risk situations within the maintenance management environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different types of risk are identified and explained according to organisational objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The potential consequences of risk situations and the impact on the resources in an organisation are explained with case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Potential risk situations are communicated clearly to all role-players through the appropriate communication protocols. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Mechanisms for preventing risk situations occurring are explained and demonstrated within a specific work context by means of a case study. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Implement a risk management control system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The mechanisms for risk management and prevention are clearly communicated to relevant staff, using appropriate communication protocols. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The implementation of the risk management procedures are monitored by using the designed risk strategy policy and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The mechanisms for risk management are regularly reviewed and tested against predefined test criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Corrective actions required for effective risk control are identified and documented in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Post event analysis is performed after every incident as per organisational specific requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The technical concepts of a relevant maintenance management system.
  • The concepts and principles of risk management.
  • The OSH Act 85 of 1993 and any applicable amendments.
  • The Workman's Compensation Act of 1975 any applicable amendments.
  • The principles of conflict management and resolution.
  • The basics of the Labour Relations Act any applicable amendments.
  • Methods and techniques for the design, development and implementation of organisational systems, policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve which are related to risk management situations and the design of the risk management control system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to ensure all role-players are made aware of and can apply the organisations risk management control system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities so as to have all the relevant risk management information and mechanisms available at all times. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information which will have an impact on the design, development and implementation of the risk management control system in order to reduce risk in an organisational context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all role-players and stakeholders regarding potential risk situations, risk management and risk prevention mechanisms. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to capture, process and store information relating to the risk management control system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where well designed, developed, controlled and implemented risk management system impacts on the overall success of the organisation. 

    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 being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when designing the risk management control system. 

    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  79406   National Certificate: Maintenance Coordination  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  50245   National Certificate: Maintenance Coordination  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2010-11-11  TETA 
    Core  58473   National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  80686   National Diploma: Supply Chain Management: Sensitive Consumer Products  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 


    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. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    2. Makwedeng Training 
    3. SA Maritime School and Transport College 



    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.