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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Lift and move material and equipment by means of a forklift 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9599  Lift and move material and equipment by means of a forklift 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Civil Engineering Construction   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Civil Engineering Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2006-08-01  2007-08-16  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-08-16   2011-08-31  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
244365  Lift and move material and equipment by means of a forklift  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will be useful to people who are responsible for lifting and moving loads using a forklift. People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • explain the specified requirements pertaining to lifting, securing, transferring and positioning of loads;
  • prepare the forklift for lifting, securing, transferring and positioning of loads; and
  • operate the forklift. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in terms of the following outcomes or areas of learning when starting to learn towards this unit standard:
  • Operate a forklift, and should also understand the role that lifting and moving of loads plays in the complete process of mining.
  • Follow basic health and safety practices 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Specific range statements are provided in the body of the unit standard where they apply to particular specific outcomes or assessment criteria 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the specified requirements pertaining to lifting, securing, transferring and positioning loa 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The operational requirements of a Forklift and the consequences to health and safety if specified requirements are not adhered to, are explained 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    : Operational requirements must include the following:
  • Towing and speed limits
  • Traffic Control Systems
  • Environmental conditions i.e. heat, gases, dust, excessive water, and visibility and ventilation flow
  • Sling types and colour coding
  • Load mass limitations
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The steps to be followed in the event of emergencies and the consequences to health, safety and productivity if the specified requirements are not adhered to, are explained 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Emergency procedures must include the following:
  • Brake failure
  • Fire to equipment / machinery
  • Fall of Ground
  • Collisions
  • Power failures
  • Restricted areas
  • Chemicals
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The importance of operating an forklift for lifting, securing, transferring and positioning of loads, the role in the production cycle and the consequences to health, safety and production if specified requirements are not adhered to, are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare the forklift for lifting, securing, transferring and positioning of loads. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The required personal protective equipment is available, fit for purpose and used in accordance with its design and specified requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The designated parking area of the forklift is examined and hazards and substandard conditions are dealt with in accordance with specified requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The required tools and equipment are available, fit for purpose and used in accordance with specified requirements and in line with accepted ergonomic principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The pre-use and after start inspection is conducted in accordance with the requirements on the provided checklists and defects identified are dealt with in accordance with specified requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The consequences to safety, health and productivity if specified requirements are not adhered to whilst preparing for lifting, securing, transferring and positioning of loads, are explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Consequences must include those for the following:
  • Failure to use or using defective personal equipment
  • Failure to use the specified tools and equipment and not using tools and equipment in accordance with specified requirements
  • Failure to perform a pre-use and after start inspection
  • Failure to examine the parking area and dealing with hazards.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Operate the forklift. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The physical conditions in the work area are continuously assessed and hazards and substandard conditions are dealt with in accordance with specified requirements 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Physical conditions must include:
  • Environmental conditions
  • Ground conditions
  • Roadway conditions
  • Restricted areas
  • Loading area conditions
  • Traffic flow
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The load is secured and the inclination to be traversed is verified in accordance with specified requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Permissible load and securing methods must include the following:
  • Capacity loaded.
  • Permissible items
  • Securing methods and mechanisms
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The load is transferred and positioned in accordance with specific requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Interpersonal interaction is positive, consistent with specified requirements, promotes effective teamwork and avoids dysfunctional conflict 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The consequences to safety, health and productivity if specified requirements are not adhered to whilst lifting, securing, transferring and positioning of loads with a forklift are explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Consequences must include those for the fo0llowing:
  • Failure to continuously examine the working place for hazards and sub-standard conditions and dealing with same
  • Failure to enhance teamwork and avoiding conflict
  • Failure to prepare equipment for subsequent loading operations
  • Failure to submit reports on time and to the relevant persons
     


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.

    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.

    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA in accordance with the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria. Without knowledge of the listed embedded knowledge, candidates are unlikely to achieve all the specific outcomes to the standards described in the assessment criteria. This means that for the most part, the possession or lack of the knowledge can be directly inferred from the quality of the candidate`s performance. Where direct assessment of knowledge is required, assessment criteria have been included in the body of the unit standard. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking.
    Note: The ability of the candidate to identify substandard and hazardous conditions, assess and take appropriate action. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community.
    Note: The ability and willingness of the candidate to accept and interpret work instructions correctly. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage himself / herself and his / her activities responsibly and effectively.
    Note: The ability of the candidate to indicate what methods, tools and personal protective equipment are required, and to communicate to fellow workers his / her intentions and the assistance required 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.
    Note: The ability of the candidate to reconcile the information from visual and physical examinations and constantly evaluate the changing situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, using visual, mathematical and / or language skills in the modes of oral and / or written presentations.
    Note: The appropriate communication with the relevant personnel with regard to the reporting of hazards and substandard conditions will indicate his / her proficiency in effective communication. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, thus showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.
    Note: The use of science and technology is not relevant for this unit standard 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation.
    Note: The ability of the candidate to identify and refer anomalous behaviour to a specialist confirms his / her understanding of the fact that a specific observation, inference, action or decision may have a devastating effect. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Elective  66029   General Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  24253   National Certificate: Batch Mixing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-12-03  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48890   National Certificate: Chemical Liquid, Gas Storage and Transfer  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-10-13  CHIETA 
    Elective  58955   National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CHIETA 
    Elective  24198   National Certificate: Construction Material Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  58248   National Certificate: Laboratory Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-08-05  MQA 
    Elective  49013   National Certificate: Mining Operations: Underground Hard Rock  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-08-16  Was MQA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  35941   National Certificate: Pulp and paper Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48800   National Certificate: Quality Checking and Finishing of Manufactured Tyres  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  22991   National Certificate: Refractories Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  50226   National Certificate: Rooibos Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48793   National Certificate: Tyre and Tyre Component Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  50228   National Certificate: Wool and Mohair Handling  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  24196   National Certificate: Construction Material Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  48916   National Certificate: Explosives Manufacturing Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-06-17  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. ASSMANG LTD 
    2. Barberton Mines (pty) Ltd 
    3. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Brits Plant (BRITS) (TP) 
    4. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - PE Plant (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    5. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
    6. DE BEERS CONSOLIDATED MINES 
    7. De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd - Kimberley 
    8. DIGGERS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 
    9. EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED 
    10. ERGO MINING (PTY) LTD 
    11. Exxaro Coal Pty Ltd 
    12. FOSKOR Pty Ltd 
    13. GFBLA 
    14. Goodyear SA (Pty) Ltd (UITENHAGE) (TP) 
    15. Greenside Colliery/Anglo Operations Limited 
    16. HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED 
    17. Impala Platinum Limited 
    18. KHUTALA COLLIERY 
    19. Knowledge For Ever 
    20. Koue Bokkeveld Training Centre 
    21. LAFARGE SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    22. LEBOWA PLATINUM MINES LTD- 
    23. Mathome Training & Development 
    24. Megro Learning 
    25. MESSINA PLATINUM MINES 
    26. MINTEK 
    27. MODIKWA PLATINUM MINE 
    28. NKOMATI MINE 
    29. Palabora Copper Pty Ltd 
    30. Richtrau No 177 Pty Ltd t/a Bokoni Platinum Mines (Lebowa Platinum Min 
    31. Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd 
    32. SIBANYE GOLD ACADEMY PROPRIETARY LIMITED 
    33. Technology Risk Solutions 
    34. VENETIA MINE 
    35. Westdawn Investments (Pty) Ltd. trading as JIC Mining Services 
    36. WESTERN PLATINUM KAREE MINE 
    37. XTRACT TRAINING SERVICES (PTY) LTD 



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