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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Organize forestry work team activities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123242  Organize forestry work team activities 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Forestry 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Forestry and Wood Technology 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Plan and prepare for work task.
  • Optimize vehicle logistics.
  • Monitor and assign vehicle and equipment maintenance and cleaning.
  • Solve problems and demonstrate flexibility in reallocating activities in adverse weather conditions. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2, basic safety in forestry operations and basic forestry map reading. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and prepare for work task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Job instructions are interpreted correctly in terms of the relevant operational activities organizational requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Numbers of supervision and labour required, ratio of supervision to labour, type and/or number of tools, equipment and stores, vehicle number and size, duration to completion e.g. organogram and time schedule.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The daily quantity and type of task for each class of labour is allocated according to the requirements of the particular field operation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    If relevant the method of infield measurement is explained. If support functions or sequential tasks occur the labour ratios are explained and utilised as required by the particular field operation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Operational flexibility to change to another field activity with proper work allocation in the event of adverse weather conditions, fire, or danger is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tools, equipment and stores required by each class of labour are assigned as per the requirements of each relevant field activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Descriptions are provided of how the tools and equipment should be utilised and the merits of alternatives where relevant. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Optimize vehicle logistics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Optimum routes are selected and explained for the transport of labour, store, tools, equipment, and field products for the relevant field activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Optimum and safe loading and storage best practices are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources required for loading and unloading and possible alternatives are identified and allocated so as to use vehicles optimally. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Organize vehicle and equipment maintenance and cleaning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Maintenance scheduling and the adapting of production accommodates maintenance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The importance of daily service, cleaning schedules and their timing is described in terms of the impact on machinery, equipment and production. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Solve problems and demonstrate flexibility in reallocating activities in adverse weather conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Decisions to move to alternative field operations are based on clearly understood criteria and are justified by prevailing and anticipated conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explanations are provided regarding the re-organization required to optimize the efficiency of a move to another field operation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate 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 must be accredited as a provider through 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 
    Knowledge considered critical to the successful achievement of this unit is covered in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a 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  50266   National Certificate: Forestry: Silviculture  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  65490   National Certificate: Arboriculture: Tree Preservation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. Aniathu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    2. AQUILA TRAINING 
    3. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Bontham Training & Agricultural Consultants 
    5. BS Training Services 
    6. CMO Logistics Pty Ltd 
    7. Coalition Trading 1238 cc 
    8. College of Machine Operators 
    9. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Creative Minds Skills Development and Training 
    11. Donnybrook Education & Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    12. Dynamic Training Centre 
    13. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    14. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    15. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
    16. ENB Training Service(PTY)Ltd 
    17. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
    18. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
    19. Kwamahlati Training Services cc 
    20. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    21. Letaba TVET College 
    22. Longata Consultant 
    23. Lottenburg Edu-Farm 
    24. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
    25. MARGER TRAINING AND PROTERTIES (PTY) LTD 
    26. MHLAMBANYATHI GROUP PTY ( LTD) 
    27. Morongwa Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
    28. NEW AFRICA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    29. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    30. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    31. Platorand Training Centre 
    32. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
    33. SEJ Skills Academy Pty Ltd 
    34. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    35. SINGISI FOREST PRODUCTS (PTY) 
    36. Skills for All (POTCHEFSTROOM) (TP) 
    37. South African Forestry Training College 
    38. Success Media Skills & Training Services 
    39. Sunrise Skills Training 
    40. Talent Sculpure Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Tiriso Investments 
    42. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    43. Umbuso Training Services 
    44. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    45. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    46. Vicmat Consultants 
    47. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    48. Yangantle Trading 
    49. York Timbers Pty Ltd 



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