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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Plan team work functions and complete reports 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
254124  Plan team work functions and complete reports 
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 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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
14019  Plan team work functions and complete reports  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard in combination with context expertise standard(s) will be able to plan and prepare for work tasks related to the operation, maintenance and construction of a water reticulation system. This competence will enable the learner to develop plans that will assist in the efficient operation of the water reticulation system. Achieving this unit standard will enhance the efficiency of the qualifying learner and provide foundational learning that will advance his/her own expertise and employability in the water and other related sectors. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that learners are already competent in the following:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical Literacy NQF Level 2.
  • Apply Personal Safety Practices.
  • Read and interpret maps and engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of pipes, associated fittings, valves and meters; Laying of pipes.
  • Joining of pipes and pipeline devices. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The learner must complete the range of water tasks.

    Work tasks include but not limited to: Construction, routine maintenance, leak detection, water measuring and repairs.

    The learner must be able to use all types of safety equipment.

    Safety equipment include but not limited to: Personal safety clothing and equipment, barricading, traffic control equipment, and shoring materials.

    Reports include but not limited to: Time sheets, logbooks, injury reports, incident reports, deviations from technical drawings, meter reading data, patching reports, asset registers, inventory lists, maintenance & service schedules. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Job cards and instructions for work tasks are obtained from relevant persons. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Engineering drawings are obtained and materials list is compiled. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tasks are identified, prioritised and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Possible risks are assessed from engineering drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Labour, materials, plant and safety equipment requisitions are prepared. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Requisitions are authorized and submitted to stores. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Work schedules are compiled in accordance with priorities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Time requirements are calculated accurately. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Organise required resources in accordance with work plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Vehicle is equipped and prepared according to schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Labour requirements are organised and personnel are informed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Work team is briefed clearly on tasks to be completed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Materials, plant and safety equipment are collected in accordance with the plan and checked for quantities and defects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Work site is identified and located. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Resources are transported safely to work site. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Site is inspected for possible safety risks according to work place policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Safety requirements are identified and communicated clearly to work team according to work place policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety equipment is used in accordance with legislation and work site requirements according to work place policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Maintain, complete and submit daily records and reports in accordance with work policies. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Maintain, complete and submit daily records and reports in accordance with work policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Data from subordinates is checked for accuracy and sufficiency of information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Reports are completed accurately according to work place policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Reports are submitted to relevant person within required time frames. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Deviations from work plan are identified and action taken is explained. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • 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.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the ETQA policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • 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:
  • Work policies and procedures.
  • The importance of planning before proceeding to the work site.
  • The importance of complying with safety legislation.
  • The value of accurate and complete reports.
  • The importance of effective communication. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    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:
  • Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures.
  • Organise required resources in accordance with work plan.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, and community. This relates to:
  • Organise required resources in accordance with work plan.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures.
  • Maintain, complete and submit daily records and reports in accordance with work policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Plan, organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. This relates to:
  • Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures.
  • Organise required resources in accordance with work plan.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. This relates to:
  • Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures.
  • Organise required resources in accordance with work plan.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures.
  • Maintain, complete and submit daily records and reports in accordance with work policies and procedures. 

  • 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:
  • Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures.
  • Organise required resources in accordance with work plan.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures.
  • Maintain, complete and submit daily records and reports in accordance with work policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others. This relates to:
  • Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures.
  • Organise required resources in accordance with work plan.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures. 

  • 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 relates to:
  • Plan work tasks in accordance with work policies and procedures.
  • Assess risks and plan safety requirements in accordance with legislation and work procedures. 

  • 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 14019, "Plan team work functions and complete reports", Level 3, 4 credits.

    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.
    > Simulation.
    > Observation.
    > Product sample. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  79407   National Certificate: Polymer Compound Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  60189   Further Education and Training Certificate: Wastewater and Water Reticulation Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  79246   Further Education and Training Certificate: Wild Land Fire Fighting  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 


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