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

Implement and control construction operation and maintenance tasks on a water reticulation system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14025  Implement and control construction operation and maintenance tasks on a water reticulation system 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Water Sector 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Civil Engineering Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-02-09  2008-02-09  SAQA 1058/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-02-09   2012-02-09  

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 qualifying learner achieving this unit standard in combination with context expertise standard(s) will be able to supervise and control the implementation of the construction, operation and maintenance of a water reticulation system, develop staff on-the-job and complete required administration. This competence will assist in the efficient operation of the water reticulation system. Achieving this unit standard will enhance the efficiency of the qualifying learner as the supervisor of water reticulation teams and advance his / her own expertise, skills and employability in the water sector and other related sectors. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Operate a personal computer system NQF level 2, Supervisory skills, Literacy and numeracy skills at NQF level 2 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Resources: Manpower, transport, plant and equipment, materials, safety equipment.

Legislation and work: Best operating procedures, relevant safety legislation, policies and procedures environmental impact legislation, byelaws, Codes of Practice

Communication: Radio or cell phone

Training needs: Relevant skills, knowledge and attitudes

Records and reports: Daily, periodic, incident reports, accident reports, insurance claims, production reports, health and safety reports, vehicle log books, asset registers, "as built" drawings, fleet inspection reports, reinstatement forms, disciplinary forms, attendance registers, HR forms. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Check that required resources have been processed in accordance with the action plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Required resources have been requisitioned. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Required resources have been issued. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Required resources are available at the work site. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Problems are identified and appropriate corrective action within own scope of responsibility is explained and implemented. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Supervise and control construction tasks in accordance with legislation and work policies. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Work site is inspected for potential dangers and unforeseen obstructions. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Appropriate safety procedures are communicated to relevant people and compliance is checked during construction process. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Site problems are investigated, discussed, resolved and appropriate action is taken. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Action plan and drawings are revised in accordance with new requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Adjustments to action plan are communicated to relevant persons. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Periodic inspections are carried out and compliance with operational requirements and specifications, in terms of engineering drawings, is checked. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Hand-over/final inspection is carried out and compliance with all requirements is ensured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Plant, equipment and excess materials are returned in accordance with works procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Supervise and control operation and maintenance tasks. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Technical problem reports are received and incorporated into action plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Maintenance tasks are implemented in accordance with action plan and works policies and procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Site is inspected, problems are identified and resolved, and compliance with requirements is ensured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Communication with team leaders is maintained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Compliance with laid down safety practices are ensured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Plant, equipment and excess materials are returned. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Water volumes and pressures are controlled in accordance with design criteria through pressure reducing valve /sustaining valves 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Discrete area is isolated in accordance with design criteria and water pressure is controlled. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Reservoir level in-lets are controlled in accordance with design criteria. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
10. Pressure reducing valve /sustaining valves are calibrated in accordance with design criteria. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Develop staff in accordance with work policies and procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Staff performance evaluation procedures are completed within agreed time frames. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Training needs are identified and recommendations for training requirements are recorded and submitted to relevant persons. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. On-site induction and coaching is provided in accordance with work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Staff training and development plans are reviewed regularly, adjusted and reasons for adjustments are explained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Complete records and reports in accordance with works polices and procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Records and reports are accurate and complete. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Records and reports are submitted to relevant people. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Verbal reports are prepared and presented to relevant people. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
2. Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
3. Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the ETQA policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
4. Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments at exit points of the qualification, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described both in individual unit standards as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Learners should have a knowledge and understanding of:
1. Legislation, work policies and procedures, relevant Codes of Practice and byelaws.
2. Working functions of pressure reducing valves /sustaining valves.
3. Disciplinary procedures.
4. Induction procedures for new staff
5. Development plans for staff members.
6. Importance of effective communications and team building.
7. Importance of good consumer relations and client care. 


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. This relates to:

Required resources are available at the work site.
Work site is inspected for potential dangers and unforeseen obstructions.
Site problems are investigated, discussed, resolved and appropriate action is taken.
Technical problem reports are received and incorporated into action plan.
Staff training and development plans are reviewed regularly, adjusted and reasons for adjustments are explained. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, and community:

This relates to all assessment criteria. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Plan, organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. This relates to all assessment criteria. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. This relates to:

Required resources are available at the work site.
Work site is inspected for potential dangers and unforeseen obstructions.
Site problems are investigated, discussed, resolved and appropriate action is taken.
Technical problem reports are received and incorporated into action plan.
Staff training and development plans are reviewed regularly, adjusted and reasons for adjustments are explained. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the form of oral and/or written presentation. This relates to all assessment criteria. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others. This is relevant to all assessment criteria. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. This is relevant to all assessment criteria. 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
When conducting assessments, assessors must ensure that they are familiar with the full text of the unit standards being assessed. Assessors must ensure that the assessment covers the specific outcomes, critical cross-field outcomes and essential embedded knowledge by developing assessment activities and tools, which are appropriate to the contexts in which the learners are working. These activities and tools may include self-assessment, peer assessment, formative and summative assessment. It may be more effective and efficient to assess a number of unit standards together in an integrated way, thus reducing the overall number of assessments and ensuring that commonalities that exist between a number of unit standards are captured in a way that makes sense for assessment.

ASSESSMENT OPTION
Learners could be assessed using the following methods:
Oral or written questions
Direct observation
Product sample reports/ records and reports 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  48906   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Wastewater Reticulation Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-02-19  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  23476   National Certificate: Supervision of Water Reticulation Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-02-09  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  61669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 


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. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
2. AMBROSER SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
3. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
4. AZIFANI PROJECTS AND TRANSPORT (PTY) LTD 
5. BALOMAT SKILLS TRAINING ACADEMY 
6. BIDA 
7. EARTH CHILD CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
8. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
9. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
10. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
11. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
12. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
13. INGEN ENGINEERING PROJECTS 
14. IYANDA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
15. JOSMAP TRAINING INSTIUTE 
16. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
17. Learn A Trade 
18. MACT BUSINESS HUB 
19. Milnex - Brakpan 
20. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
21. MOVING AHEAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 
22. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
23. NEW HOPE REVIVAL ORGANISATION 
24. NKANYEZI FOUNDATION 
25. PERSEVCON CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
26. Phathutshedzo Connsulting Training Provider 
27. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
28. ROCKWELL AUTOMATION 
29. RONNELS CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
30. SOUTH AFRICA ADVANCED SKILLS INSTITUTE 
31. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
32. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 



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