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

Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in systems and control 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14092  Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in systems and control 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Engineering and Related Design 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2004-12-02  2007-12-02  SAQA 1657/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-12-02   2011-12-31  

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 
A candidate credited with this unit standard can demonstrate an understanding of a system; demonstrate an understanding of, different systems and control; and select, adapt/design and make a system to solve a problem. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
A candidate registering for this Unit Standard will have received accreditation for Unit Standard 6 at ABET Level 3. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Analyse, construct and explain a system. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Various components of a system are identified and described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Input; process; output
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Differences between systems are described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Open and closed
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. A system is analyzed in terms of purpose, efficiency, advantages and disadvantages. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Analyse, construct and explain different types of systems and control. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Mechanical; Hydraulic; Pneumatic and Electrical/Electronic dependent on the context. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The various components and devices of particular systems are identified and functions are described. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Design or adapt a sytem to meet a need or want or to solve a problem. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The design is based on an evaluation and comparison of a variety of systems. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Cost and efficiency applied to Mechanical; Hydraulic and Electrical / Electronic dependent on the context.

(Design may be simple or complex.)
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Construct and evaluate a system. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The system is constructed according to the design. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The system is evaluated according to the design requirements. 



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. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organize and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyze, organize and critically evaluate information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical, and/or language skills in the modes of written and/or oral presentation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically. showing responsibility towards the environment and the health of others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as set of related systems by recognizing that problem solving situations do not exist in isolation. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
Core  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CETA 


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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
 
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