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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Examine candidates for the learners drivers licence 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
256522  Examine candidates for the learners drivers licence 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Traffic,Traffic-Related,L.Government Law Enfor 
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 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
116171  Test drivers for learner's licensing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners accredited with this unit standard are able to test candidates to determine if their knowledge is at the level required for obtaining a learners licence. Learners accredited against this unit standard are capable of identifying candidates and administering the prescribed prerequisites for a learners licence as required by legislation in South Africa. Application of this set of competencies will ensure that appropriately licensed learner drivers enter the traffic system, thus promoting driver competence and contributing to road safety, and minimising loss of life and associated economic costs in South Africa. This unit standard influences adherence to traffic rules and promotes traffic safety.

Learners credited against this unit standard are capable of:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legislation governing the learners licence.
  • Administer the learners licence tests.
  • Apply ethics during the examining of candidates. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the legislation pertaining to the learners licence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Knowledge is demonstrated of the relevant definitions in the National Road Traffic Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Knowledge is demonstrated of the relevant legislation in the National Road Traffic Act. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Administer the learners licence test. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Tests include both written and oral tests. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The candidate's identification is verified against personal identification documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The test is administered according to standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The test is scored and results conveyed to the candidate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Batho Pele principles are applied in interaction with the candidate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The learners licence is authorised to the candidate. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply ethics during the examining of candidates. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An explanation is given of the need for the application of ethics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An explanation is given of the consequences of not apply good ethics. 


    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 
  • National Road Traffic Act of 1996.
  • Standard operating procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when:
  • Administering the learners licence tests. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when:
  • Administering the learners licence tests. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information to better understand and explain:
  • An understanding of the legislation governing the learners licence. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion when:
  • Administering the learners licence tests. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the legislation governing the learners licence. 

  • 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 116171, "Test drivers for learner's licensing", Level 4, 5 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  62289   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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. CITY OF JOHANNESBURG METROPOLITAN POLICE : FIREARM SERVICES 
    2. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS 
    3. Josmap Training Institute 
    4. Mangaung Traffic Training College 
    5. PORT ELIZABETH TRAFFIC COLLEGE 
    6. Training at Work (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Tshwane Leadership & Management Academy/Tshwane Metro Police 
    8. TSHWANE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ACADEMY 



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