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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge of industry legislation, the various stakeholders, their responsibilities, and compliance requirements 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
263776  Demonstrate knowledge of industry legislation, the various stakeholders, their responsibilities, and compliance requirements 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Forestry 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Forestry and Wood Technology 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
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 need to demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the legal requirements, that is true of many fields and occupations, applies to the roof design estimation Qualification.

The Unit Standard addresses the need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of industry legislation, the various stakeholders, their responsibilities, and compliance requirements. Learners credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Name and describe the legislative framework applicable to roofing.
  • Describe the governance structures, the inspection authorities and the relevant criteria that are applicable to the roofing industry.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various industry players and their responsibilities in line with the relevant legislation.

    This Unit Standard is intended to promote skills in the wood processing and construction fields in order to raise competence levels in the various industries served by informed and competent workers. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in communication and mathematical literacy at NQF Level 3 or an equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    List and describe the legislative framework applicable to roofing as per industry standards 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The Act or Acts that govern the roof industry are identified according to industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Act or Acts that govern the roof industry are explained with respect to industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Key specific requirements of the National Building Regulations, in particular regulation A19, are identified as per industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Key specific requirements of the National Building Regulations, in particular regulation A19, are described in accordance to industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    SANS standards applicable to roofing design are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    SANS Codes of Practice applicable to the roofing industry are described in terms of application to roof structure. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the governance structures, the inspection authorities and the relevant criteria that are applicable to the roofing industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Governance structures are identified and their responsibilities are described in relation to role played within the roofing industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The organisation that regulates the timber roofing industry is identified in terms of role played within the roofing industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The inspection categories within the roofing industry are identified as per organisational standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The inspection categories within the roofing industry are described with respect to quality of the ultimate roof structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The minimum inspection criteria within the roofing industry are identified as per industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The minimum inspection criteria applicable to the roofing industry are described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the various industry players and their responsibilities in line with the relevant legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The responsibilities of the owner/client with regard to roofing estimation and design are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The responsibilities of the truss designer with regard to roofing estimation and design are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The responsibilities of the truss manufacturer with regard to roofing estimation and design are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The responsibilities of the contractor with regard to roofing estimation and design are described. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against the unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA`s policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in the associated unit standards.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Knowledge considered critical to the successful achievement of this unit is covered in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    This will be achieved when the qualifying learner identifies the following within the roofing industry:
  • Key legislation, governance structures, responsibilities and compliance requirements and use to solve problems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    This will be achieved when qualifying learners work effectively with others and in teams. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    This will be achieved when the qualifying learner organises and manages him/herself and own activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    This will be achieved when the qualifying learner collects, analyses, organises and critically evaluates information about players in the industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    This will be achieved when the qualifying learner communicates effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    This will be achieved when the qualifying learner uses knowledge of industry players to determine relationships and implications for industry, society and the economy. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Qualification must be registered with the relevant ETQA as an assessor.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement this qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA. Assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines for assessment of that ETQA, in terms of agreements reached around assessment and between various ETQA's (including professional bodies).
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • The options as listed above provide the opportunity to ensure that assessment and moderation can be transparent, affordable, valid reliable and non-discriminatory.

    For an applicant to register as an assessor or moderator of this qualification, the applicant needs:
  • To be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • To be in possession of the relevant qualification.
  • To have sufficient relevant experience.
  • To have the appropriate qualification to assess communication and mathematical literacy. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Values:
  • The use of tasks and materials in the learning event plan should not discriminate against learners on any grounds prescribed in the Bill of Rights and Employment Equity Act and should promote the orientations outlined in the critical cross-field outcomes. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  66370   Further Education and Training Certificate: Roof Truss Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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. Mitek Industries SA ( Pty) Ltd 



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