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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coordinate fit-out of premises for user occupation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377000  Coordinate fit-out of premises for user occupation 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Commercial Property 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
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 
This unit standard specifies the outcomes required to coordinate the fit-out of premises for user occupation. It develops the ability to administer contracts, select fit-out methods and coordinate the arranging of contractors and consultants. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner accessing this standard is competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Information may be sought from architects, bankers and financiers, builders, business consultants, clients, designers, investment consultants, planners, real estate agents, solicitors or valuers.
  • Organisational requirements may be outlined and reflected in access and equity principles and practice guidelines, business and performance plans, complaint and dispute resolution procedures, goals, objectives, plans, systems and processes, legal and ethical requirements and codes of practice, mission statements and strategic plans, OCHSA policies, procedures and programs, policies and procedures in relation to client service, quality and continuous improvement processes and standards, quality assurance and procedure manuals.
  • Legislative requirements may be outlined and reflected in South African standards, and quality assurance and certification requirements, award and enterprise agreements, consumer protection, freedom of information, home building requirements, privacy requirements, public health, relevant federal, and state or territory legislation that affects organisational operation, including: anti-discrimination and diversity, environmental issues, BEE, industrial relations, OCHSA, relevant industry codes of practice, strata, community and company titles, tenancy agreements, trade practices and trade practices laws and guidelines.
  • Consultative processes may include face-to-face meetings, telephone, facsimile and written communication.
  • Clients may include Agents, building supervisors, company management, fund providers, government and legal instruments or agencies, institutions, insurers, internal and external property or facility groups owner-occupiers, private investors, project managers, property or facility agents, property or facility owners.
  • Relevant people may include clients, consultants, contractors, legal representatives, management and colleagues, members of industry associations or technical experts.
  • Feedback may be sought from clients and their legal representatives, industry specialists, supervisors and colleagues or workplace assessment.
  • Fit-out delivery methods may relate to fixed prices, formal contracts, internal and external staff, temporary and casual staff contracts.
  • Contingencies may relate to budget constraints, building delays, competing work demands of contractors and consultants, environmental factors, such as time and weather, industrial disputes, non-availability of resources and materials, public holidays and shut-down periods, equipment and technology breakdown, unforeseen incidents, workplace hazards, risks and controls.
  • Tendering and selection methods may include advertisements, compulsory competitive tenders, direct appointments, public tenders andregister of consultants or selective tenders.
  • Variations may relate to changes to fit-out schedules, work outside or producing results outside the terms and conditions of contract.
  • Communication channels may include direct line supervision paths, lateral supervision paths, organisational communication protocols and procedures, organisational networks.
  • Specialist advice may be sought from bankers and financiers, colleagues, fit-out specialists, including architects, surveyors, engineers, valuers, planners and builders, government officials, investment consultants, local government personnel, members of industry associations, real estate agents, solicitors, supervisors or technical experts.
  • Business equipment and technology may include computers, data storage devices, email, facsimile machines, internet, extranet and intranet, photocopiers, printers, scanners or software applications, such as databases and word applications.
  • Documentation may include certification, including inspection certificates, costings, receipts and invoices, fit-out contracts, fit-out schedules, handover documentation, logs of equipment and system problems or faults, operational checks and maintenance conducted, planning permits, property or facility leases, plans or contracts or warranty conditions and allowances. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare for fit-out. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is sought to accurately determine fit-out requirements according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Required approvals are identified and confirmed to ensure fit-out complies with industry and legislative requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consultative processes are used to verify client expectations and objectives according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Draft documentation is reviewed to ensure accuracy and relevance of information and is disseminated to relevant people for feedback. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Determine fit-out delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Fit-out delivery method is determined based on client needs and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Reliable fit-out delivery methods are used according to organisational requirements, making efficient use of time and resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Fit-out schedule is developed detailing a range of activities and time lines that accurately reflect client and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Fit-out schedule is planned in a flexible manner to accommodate unforeseen contingencies that may arise. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Arrange contractors and consultants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Contractors and consultants are arranged to undertake fit-out process according to legislative and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tendering and selection methods are used that meet client and legislative requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Contracted services are selected that are relevant to fit-out work to be undertaken and client requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Contract is finalised and written approval obtained from relevant people according to organisational and legislative requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Monitor fit-out processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Fit-out operation is monitored against work schedule to ensure completion occurs within designated timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Factors affecting achievement of scheduled work are identified and required variations to schedules are negotiated and agreed with relevant people. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Established communication channels and processes are used to ensure an accurate exchange of information throughout operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and assistance is sought as required according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Finalise fit-out process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Notification of completed fit-out is received and checked against client and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Inspection is arranged to confirm fit-out is fully operational and meets specifications and industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Faults, errors or omissions are verified and prompt remedial action is determined and arranged according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Business equipment and technology are used to securely maintain relevant documentation according to legislative and organisational requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through Recognition of Prior Learning) 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 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 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 
  • Building codes and relevant South African standards.
  • Building construction practices, principles and processes.
  • Building control legislation.
  • Contractor and consultant roles and capabilities.
  • Contract law applied to building contracts.
  • Limitations of work role, responsibility and professional abilities.
  • Project planning and scheduling.
  • Relevant national and local government regulations related to:
    > Anti-discrimination.
    > Consumer protection.
    > Environmental issues.
    > Employment Equity (EE) or Black Economic Empowerment (BEE).
    > Financial probity.
    > Franchise and business structures.
    > Industrial relations.
    > OCHSA.
    > Privacy.
    > Property sales, leasing and management. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to coordinate fit-out premises for user occupation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group or organisation to coordinate fit-out of premises activities for user occupation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure the premises are ready for user occupation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information to ensure that all the processes are coordinated and the premises are ready for user occupation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to explain the procedure involved in the coordination for fit-out of premises. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others when implementing the objectives for the fit-out of a premises for user occupation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognizing that the policies and procedures underpinning the coordination of fit-out of premises do not exist in isolation and are affected by internal and external factors in defining the overall project objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participate as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities when conducting the activities involved in the coordination of premises for user occupation. 

    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  79626   Further Education and Training Certificate: Commercial Property and Facilities Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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