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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate a closed circuit television system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258063  Operate a closed circuit television system 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
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 
The purpose of this unit Standard is to enable the learner to operate a closed circuit television (CCTV) system effectively. The individual should develop competency in monitoring all prescribed areas.

On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Explain the role of monitoring and monitoring procedures.
  • Operate a closed circuit television system excluding irregularities.
  • Deal with malfunctions. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at a NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Where applicable, range statements have been included under individual specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the role of monitoring and monitoring procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Gaming Board and company procedures for closed circuit television system operation and monitoring of casino activities are detailed thoroughly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The importance of monitoring each area of a gaming environment is outlined in the light of compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different procedures to be conducted when monitoring each area of a gaming environment are detailed as these pertain to relevant organisational policy and requirements as well as compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reasons for recordings being completed in real-time are detailed as these pertain to the accuracy of the monitoring process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Operate a closed circuit television system excluding irregularities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tape change times, damaged tapes and tape storage are dealt with according to company policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Methods of reducing criminal activity using surveillance equipment are identified, described and utilised efficiently when operating a closed circuit television system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The function and purpose of a video tape library is properly explained to ensure its efficient use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A closed circuit television system workstation is utilised correctly according to appropriate procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Daily system checks and procedures are completely according to company policy and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Specific equipment is identified and properly used to provide the coverage specified by a Gaming Board. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Cameras are operated according to appropriate operational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Deal with malfunctions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    System malfunctions are handled in accordance with appropriate policy and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Other malfunctions are appropriately dealt with and resolved to aid in the smooth operation of the department and organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The requirements of the Gaming Board and organisation are carefully complied with when dealing with malfunctions. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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 one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge which should be embedded in the process to enable the learner to become competent in all the Specific Outcomes includes:
  • Relevant Gaming Board regulations.
  • Appropriate company policy and procedure.
  • CCTV operations.
  • Solutions to malfunctions specific to a closed circuit television system. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification is evidenced when system malfunctions identified are dealt with by the operator. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information evaluation is employed when reasons for recordings being completed in real-time are detailed as these pertain to the accuracy of he monitoring process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Inter-relatedness of systems is dealt with when equipment is identified and properly used to provide the coverage specified by the Gaming Board. 

    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
    Elective  63269   National Certificate: Gaming Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



    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.