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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Install electronic equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244333  Install electronic equipment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Security 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
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
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
14813  Installation of electronic security equipment/systems  Level 4  NQF Level 04  35  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for persons who install electronic equipment in various sectors. Learners credited with this unit standard are able to prepare and organise for electronic equipment installation to meet customer requirements and satisfaction. Learners will not just be able to install these electronic systems but will also be able to verify the use of components in a specific application. Installing includes the mounting and configuration of the electronic systems. Learners will also be able to use electronic system testing equipment to ensure proper installation.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Prepare for electronic installation.
  • Verify the suitability of equipment.
  • Install components.
  • Perform an installation test. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • One of the following unit standards or a unit standard in which knowledge of a specific installation is described:
    > 244332 - Demonstrate an understanding of electric fencing, Level 4.
    > 244325 - Demonstrate an understanding of electronic access control, Level 4.
    > 244322 - Demonstrate an understanding of gate automation, Level 4.
    > 244316 - Demonstrate an understanding of intruder alarm systems, Level 4.
    > 244337 - Demonstrate an understanding of CCTV, Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare for electronic installation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Operational requirements are interpreted in order to determine installation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Associated documentation is interpreted in order to produce a work schedule. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Associated documentation may include but not limited to:
  • Plans, diagrams, installation manuals, client specifications and work orders.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Possible risks and hazards are identified to take preventative action. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Verify the suitability of equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment is examined to assess possible damage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Equipment is identified according to their functions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Equipment may include but is not limited to components and sundries which will be installed.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The compatibility of the components in the installation is assessed in terms of their interrelationship. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Install components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Components are described in terms of their advantages, disadvantages, limitations and uses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Components are fitted in accordance with specifications. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Fitted may include but is not limited to mounting, fixing, securing and positioning. Specifications refer but not limited to operational requirements, optimal placements, manufacturer's specifications, limitations and aesthetics.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The reasons for completing installation documentation are explained in terms of record keeping related to warranties, maintenance and schedules etc. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Installation documentation may include but is not limited to diagrams, plans and manuals.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform an installation test. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Test also includes checks and inspections where applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Test equipment is selected for a specific installation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An installation test is conducted in a given situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Test data is interpreted to confirm component operation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reasons for documenting test data are explained for future diagnostic purposes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Documentation may include but is not limited to recording, filing and distribution.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Organisational policies and procedures.
  • Documentation.
  • Manufacture's manuals.
  • SANS standards. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to electronic installation at the workplace using responsible decision-making and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work and interact effectively with others to promote teamwork to achieve organisational goals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Plan and prepare oneself to meet customer and organisational requirements in electronic equipment installation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when identifying components for electronic equipment installation as well as identifying potential risks. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Recognise that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when consequences of not achieving goals and work objectives and the impact on the organisation. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 14813, "Installation of electronic security equipment/systems", Level 4, 35 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Electronic Security Installation Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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