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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage construction resources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9984  Manage construction resources 
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  20 
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 Construction Contractors to manage labour, plant end equipment, and materials resources on a construction project. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Labour includes all categories such as unskilled, semi-skilled, construction hands, trades and artisans.
2. Resource schedules relate to timeframes established in a works program.
3. Plant and equipment maintenance includes servicing and preventative maintenance. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Manage Labour resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The principles of selection, recruitment and induction of labour are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Site systems of labour time-keeping and wages are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Labour forums are established to resolve labour problems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Task norms for work allocation are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. A Labour Resource Schedule is produced. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Manage Construction Plant and Equipment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The principles of availability and utilisation of plant are understood. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Plant and equipment is procured according to requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. A Plant and Equipment Resource Schedule is produced. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Plant is maintained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Manage Construction Materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Materials are procured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Loss control is applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Materials are issued and reconciled. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. A Materials Resource Schedule is produced. 


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 for the Certificate in Construction Contracting. 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. The purposes of resource schedules.
2. The principles of Loss Control.
3. Induction methods for labour.
4. Current legislation involving employment of Labour.
5. The principles of Labour Intensive Construction methods and the establishment of task norms. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Manage Labour resources.
2. Manage Construction Materials.
  • Loss control is applied.
  • Labour forums are established to resolve labour problems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • The principles of selection, recruitment and induction of labour are applied.
  • Labour forums are established. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied.
  • Task norms for work allocation are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Manage Labour resources.
    2. Manage Construction Plant and Equipment.
    3. Manage Construction Materials.
  • Site systems of labour time-keeping and wages are applied.
  • A Labour Resource Schedule is produced.
  • A Plant and Equipment Resource Schedule is produced.
  • Loss control is applied.
  • Materials are issued and reconciled.
  • A Materials Resource Schedule is produced. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • Labour forums are established to resolve labour problems.
  • The principles of selection, recruitment and induction of labour are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied.
  • Task norms for work allocation are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Manage Construction Plant and Equipment.
    2. Manage Construction Materials.
  • Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied.
  • Loss control is applied 

  • 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
    Core  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  24273   National Certificate: Community House Building  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    3. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    4. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    5. Amber Tower Training 
    6. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    7. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    8. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    10. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    11. Builders Training Centre 
    12. Buna Construction And Projects 
    13. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    14. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    15. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    16. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    17. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    18. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    19. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    20. Dego Consultants 
    21. DESTO PTY LTD 
    22. Eastcape Training Centre 
    23. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    24. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    25. Ekurhuleni East College For TVET 
    26. False Bay College 
    27. Forek Institute of Technology 
    28. Gert Sibande TVET College 
    29. Goitsebasadi Construction Project 
    30. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    31. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    32. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    33. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    34. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    35. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    36. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    37. L S Nkosi CC 
    38. Leps Training Consultants 
    39. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    40. Microzone Training CC 
    41. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    42. Mthoms Trading 
    43. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    44. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    45. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    46. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    47. Northlink TVET College 
    48. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    49. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    50. Protech Training cc 
    51. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    52. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    53. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    54. SIYAFUNDA BUSINESS SYSTEM 
    55. Somvi General Services 
    56. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    57. Sphola Consulting CC 
    58. St Anthonys Education Centre 
    59. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    60. The Business Zone 352 
    61. Tius Consultants 
    62. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    63. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    64. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    65. TSK Projects 
    66. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    67. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    68. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    69. Vuselela TVET College 
    70. West Coast TVET College 
    71. Zama Training & Developments 



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