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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Establish and prepare a work area 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9966  Establish and prepare a work area 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building 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
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 learners to set up work site infrastructure that meets job requirements. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
GETC NQF Level 1 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Infrastructure requirements and physical resource requirements include access equipment requirements, and resources such as telecommunication equipment, housing, etc.

2. Specifications include documented specifications including drawings, job specifications, manufacturer`s specifications, material specifications, and expert source specifications. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Read and interpret specifications and drawings. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Determine infrastructure and resource requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Equipment infrastructure requirements are accurately assessed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Site buildings/temporary structures are accurately determined. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Physical resource requirements are accurately determined. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Prepare the work area. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Any existing fittings are removed or covered before and replaced after activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:

1. Scaling and symbols of drawings.
2. Types and uses of working drawings.
3. Equipment infrastructure.
4. Physical resources. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Determine infrastructure and resource requirements.
2. Prepare the work area.
  • Equipment infrastructure requirements are accurately assessed.
  • Site buildings/temporary structures are accurately determined.
  • Physical resource requirements are accurately determined.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Prepare the work area.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
    2. Prepare the work area.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities.
  • Any existing fittings are removed or covered before and replaced after activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

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

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49410   National Certificate: Construction  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65789   National Certificate: Construction Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48961   National Certificate: Construction: Crane Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48940   National Certificate: Construction: Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49022   National Certificate: Floor Covering Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  20919   National Certificate: Construction Painting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20814   National Certificate: Construction Plastering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20815   National Certificate: Construction Tiling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49012   National Certificate: Construction: Concrete Reinforcing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49016   National Certificate: Construction: Concreting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65709   National Certificate: Construction: Steelwork  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49015   National Certificate: Construction: Structural Steel Erecting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    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. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    2. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    3. Arehone Consulting 
    4. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    5. Barloworld Equipment 
    6. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    7. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    8. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    9. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    10. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    11. Eastcape Training Centre 
    12. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    13. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    14. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    15. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    16. IMBAWULA CIVIL PROJECTS 
    17. Interlink Technical Training 
    18. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    19. LICENCE WISE TRAINING SPECIALISTS 
    20. Microzone Training CC 
    21. Scaffold Training Group 
    22. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    23. Sphola Consulting CC 
    24. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    25. Success in Action cc 
    26. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    27. Tius Consultants 
    28. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    29. Topfix Scaffolding (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    31. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    32. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    33. TSK Projects 
    34. UKHONKOLO CONCRETE PRODUCTS 
    35. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    36. WAL TRAINING 



    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.