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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Erect directional signs (Range > 10 m2) 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14576  Erect directional signs (Range > 10 m2) 
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 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 
This unit standard will be useful for people who work in the construction and maintenance of roads. People credited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate the ability to erect directional signs overhead for areas > 10 m2. 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 in Literacy and ABET 3 in Numeracy.

Identify and use protective clothing in general construction, use and maintain hand tools on a construction site, use and maintain power hand tools on a construction site, calculate construction quantities to develop a work plan, implement road side safety procedures, use and maintain small plant and equipment on a construction site, transport personnel, material and equipment using light delivery vehicle, read and interpret construction drawing and specifications, erect and dismantle scaffolding under general supervision. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Directional signs overhead > 10 m2 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Identify and procure the types of hand tools and plant required 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Tools and plant types are identified that is suitable for assembling and erecting the directional sign. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identify and procure protective clothing, road signs and traffic control devices, first aid kit 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Protective clothing and first aid kit identified and procured that will comply with the Occupational Health and Safety act requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Road signs and traffic control devices identified and procured that will comply with working safely in a road environment. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Calculate material quantities, procure material and store 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Material quantities calculated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Material procured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Material transported and stored. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Set out directional sign 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Directional sign set out according to project specifications. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Program of work is prepared. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Quality control of work is executed to ensure work complies to project specification. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Productivity control is executed to ensure compliance to targets. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Remedial action recommended to supervisor. 


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 Contractors. 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 understands and can explain:
  • The technique of erecting the directional signs.
  • The selection of tools, materials and mechanical plant for the erection of overhead directional signs > 10m2.
  • The selection and application of protective clothing / safety procedures.
  • The selection and application of road safety measures relevant to the activity.
  • Planning the erection activity.
  • Quality and productivity control of the erection activity. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the types of hand tools and plant required.
  • Identify and procure protective clothing, road signs and traffic control devices, first aid kit.
  • Calculate material quantities, procure material and store.
  • Set out directional sign.
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Correct identification of plant, tools, protective measures, execute quality and productivity control. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Control of productivity, quality and safety. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Manage information.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the types of hand tools and plant required.
  • Identify and procure protective clothing, road signs and traffic control devices, first aid kit.
  • Calculate material quantities, procure material and store.
  • Set out directional sign.
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Correct identification of plant, tools and protective measures.
  • Material procurement.
  • Prepare program. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Communicate quality, productivity and safety. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the types of hand tools and plant required.
  • Identify and procure protective clothing, road signs and traffic control devices, first aid kit.
  • Calculate material quantities, procure material and store.
  • Set out directional sign.
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Identification of plant/tools/materials/protective clothing/traffic control measures.
  • Control of productivity. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Employ self management.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Set out directional sign.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Set out work.

    Understand contextual world-systems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Safety, quality, impact on public. 

  • 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
    Elective  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    3. Amber Tower Training 
    4. Arehone Consulting 
    5. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    6. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Blacken Security Services 
    8. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    9. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    10. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    11. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    12. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    13. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    14. Interlink Technical Training 
    15. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    16. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    17. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    18. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    19. Microzone Training CC 
    20. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    22. Mthoms Trading 
    23. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    24. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    25. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    26. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    27. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    28. NOLOSHA 
    29. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    30. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    31. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    32. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    33. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    34. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    35. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    36. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    37. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    38. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    39. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    40. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    41. The Business Zone 352 
    42. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    43. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    44. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    45. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    46. Tshwane North College for FET - Central Office 
    47. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    48. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    49. 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.