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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement roadside safety procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14561  Implement roadside safety procedures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Civil Engineering Construction 
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 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 unit standard is for those who have the responsibility for Road Side Safety during road construction and road maintenance activities.

Previously disadvantaged persons who through recognition of prior learning will be able to be accessed against this standard and receive National recognition for their competence. This will enhance their employability and career advancement and contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the country. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
ABET 4 Literacy and ABET 3 in Numeracy.

Read and interpret construction drawings and specification. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • National Roads
  • Provincial Roads
  • Municipal Roads
  • Declared Roads
  • Public Roads 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and procure the required road traffic signs 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Road traffic signs are identified in terms of Road Traffic Act and project specification. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Road Traffic signs acquired in terms of organizational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Signs procured and stored as required. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify staff to implement road side safety 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Staff identified that are adequately trained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Personal protective equipment identified procured and issued. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Staff reminded on relevant safety aspects. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare site for traffic control 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Equipment required for installing road signs is gathered. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Road traffic signs installed in terms of relevant technical requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Staff and equipment placed in terms of project specification/legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Control traffic 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Traffic is controlled in accordance with Road Traffic Act and project specification. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Trained staff placed in terms of project specification. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Traffic congestion is minimized. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Emergency procedures implemented if required. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for the Certificate for Construction Workers. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification.

    A memorandum of understanding with other ETQA bodies need to be signed when training providers working in other Sectors, requires assessment of learner achievements to take place against this unit standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Qualifying learners understand and can explain:
  • Apply requirements of Road Traffic Act and project specification.
  • Identify equipment and personnel.
  • Prepare site for traffic control.
  • Execution of efficient traffic control during construction and maintenance activities. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the required road traffic signs.
  • Identify staff to implement road side safety.
  • Prepare site for traffic control.
  • Control traffic.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Equipment and staff identified in terms of project specification.
  • Traffic controlled safely and efficiently. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Control traffic.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Control of support staff during traffic control operation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Manage information.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the required road traffic signs.
  • Identify staff to implement road side safetyl.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Interpretation of project specification and relevant Road Traffic Acts. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Control traffic.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Communication with support staff during traffic control operations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Prepare site for traffic control.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Correct placement of equipment and staff. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Employ self management.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the required road traffic signs.
  • Identify staff to implement road side safety.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Equipment and staff identified.

    Understand contextual world-systems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Control traffic.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Efficient control of traffic. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49080   National Certificate: Construction: Advanced Crane Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49081   National Certificate: Construction: Advanced Plant Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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 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. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    3. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    4. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    5. Amber Tower Training 
    6. Arehone Consulting 
    7. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    8. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    10. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    11. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    12. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    13. Dego Consultants 
    14. Eastcape Training Centre 
    15. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    16. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    17. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    18. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    19. Forek Institute of Technology 
    20. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    21. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    22. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    23. Interlink Technical Training 
    24. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    25. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    26. Josmap Training Institute 
    27. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    28. Matimba Rigging & Training (SECUNDA) (TP) 
    29. Microzone Training CC 
    30. Mthoms Trading 
    31. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    32. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    33. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    34. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    35. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    36. Powerpro Technologies and Training Facility (PTY) LTD 
    37. Protech Training cc 
    38. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    39. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    40. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Sphola Consulting CC 
    42. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    43. The Business Zone 352 
    44. Tius Consultants 
    45. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    46. Top Performers For Africa Cc 
    47. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    48. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    49. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    50. TSK Projects 
    51. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    52. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    53. WAL TRAINING 
    54. Zama Training & Developments 
    55. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    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.