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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply knowledge of the National Land Transportation Transition Act 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
256525  Apply knowledge of the National Land Transportation Transition Act 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
The National Land Transportation Transition Act was promulgated to accelerate the transformation of land transportation in the country. While the Act deals with many issues, learners completing this standard will focus on those aspects related to the work of a traffic official.

Learners credited with this standard will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the National Land Transportation Transition Act.
  • Apply knowledge of permits and operating licences. 

  • 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 
    This should include relevant aspects/sections of the Road Transportation Act, Road Traffic Act, National Road Traffic Act, Cross-Border Act, Minibus Act, and the applicable Provincial Acts of the nine provinces. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the National Land Transportation Transition Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An explanation is given of the duties and activities of the traffic officer as prescribed in the National Land Transportation Transition Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A description is given of the aims and objectives of the National Land Transport Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A description is given of the aims and objectives of the National Integrated Land Transport Information System. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    An explanation is given of the roles and responsibilities of key traffic related structures in the Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An explanation is given of the roles and responsibilities of key traffic related structures in the Act. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    This includes but is not limited to the Ministry of Transport, Operating Licensing Board, the Registrar and the Local Traffic Authorities.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A description is given of the types of plans required by the Act and those responsible for preparing them. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Plans include the National Land Transport Strategic Framework, Provincial Land Transport Frameworks, Operating Licences Strategies, Rationalisation Plans, Public Transport Plans, Current Public Transport Records and Integrated Transport Plans.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply knowledge of permits and operating licences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An explanation is given of the application, collection and conversion processes pertaining to operating licences and their legislative timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An explanation is given of the difference between a permit and an operating licence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A description is given of the types of licences and the techniques to verify their authenticity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A description is given of the types of vehicles that may be used for public transport and those exempted by legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A description is given of the regulations governing the granting of operating licences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    A description is given of the duties of the holder of an operating licence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    An explanation is given of the powers of authorising officers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    The impoundment procedures are applied in terms of legislation and standard operating procedures. 


    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 
  • The National Land Transportation Transition Act. 

  • 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:
  • Apply knowledge of permits and operating licences. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information to better understand and explain:
  • Apply knowledge of permits and operating licences. 

  • 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 National Land Transportation Transition Act. 

  • 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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  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 



    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.