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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement construction site management procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9985  Implement construction site management procedures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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  18 
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 plan and program, coordinate project activities and implement costing and reporting procedures 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. Establishment of a site includes the de-establishment after completion.
2. Programming format is limited to a bar-chart (Gantt chart).
3. Pre-planning includes analysis and fixing of allowable unit costs for activities, programming, and establishing of management information systems.
4. Establishment of a work area includes: survey and setting out, access, adherence to safety and health aspects, security, and provision of resources. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Plan a Construction project. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Programming techniques are understood. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. A program of a project is established. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Pre-planning for a project is performed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Programs are adapted or revised according to changes on a contract. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. A project cash-flow is established. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Method statements for activities are produced. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Implement Costing on a Construction site. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A daily and monthly costing system is implemented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Fixed and Time-related Preliminary and General Costs are monitored. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Decision-making is implemented based on data in the costing system. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Coordinate project activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A work area is established. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Work instructions are received. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Work activities are delegated and communicated to subordinates. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Work resources are allocated to activities, monitored, and controlled. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Risks are identified, quantified, and the impacts are managed. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Report progress on a site. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Daily and monthly reporting procedures are implemented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. A site diary is maintained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. A project cash-flow is used to monitor and control income and costs. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The project program is tracked. 


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. Programming techniques including: critical path, float time, linked activities, allocation of resources, earliest start and end dates, timescales, and activity sequencing.

2. The purpose and use of Management Information Systems such as : daily costing and reporting of activities, weekly and monthly programs, activity lists for work areas, unit costing, activity production reports, budgets and cash-flows. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Plan a Construction project.
2. Implement Costing on a Construction site.
3. Coordinate project activities.
  • Programs are adapted or revised according to changes on a contract.
  • Decision-making is implemented based on data in the costing system.
  • Risks are identified, quantified, and the impacts are managed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    1. Plan a Construction project.
    2. Coordinate project activities.
  • Pre-planning for a project is performed.
  • Work instructions are received.
  • Work activities are delegated and communicated to subordinates. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Plan a Construction project.
    2. Implement Costing on a Construction site.
    3. Coordinate project activities.
  • A program of a project is established.
  • Pre-planning for a project is performed.
  • Programs are adapted or revised according to changes on a contract.
  • A project cash-flow is established.
  • Decision-making is implemented based on data in the costing system.
  • Work resources are allocated to activities, monitored, and controlled.
  • Risks are identified, quantified, and the impacts are managed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Plan a Construction project.
    2. Implement Costing on a Construction site.
    3. Coordinate project activities.
    4. Report progress on a site.
  • A program of a project is established.
  • Pre-planning for a project is performed.
  • Programs are adapted or revised according to changes on a contract.
  • A project cash-flow is established.
  • Method statements for activities are produced.
  • A daily and monthly costing system is implemented.
  • Fixed and Time-related Preliminary and General Costs are monitored.
  • Decision-making is implemented based on data in the costing system.
  • Work instructions are received.
  • Work activities are delegated and communicated to subordinates.
  • Work resources are allocated to activities, monitored, and controlled.
  • Daily and monthly reporting procedures are implemented.
  • A site diary is maintained.
  • A project cashflow is used to monitor and control income and costs.
  • The project program is tracked. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Plan a Construction project.
    2. Implement Costing on a Construction site.
    3. Coordinate project activities.
    4. Report progress on a site.
  • Pre-planning for a project is performed.
  • Method statements for activities are produced.
  • Decision-making is implemented based on data in the costing system.
  • Work instructions are received.
  • Work activities are delegated and communicated to subordinates.
  • Daily and monthly reporting procedures are implemented.
  • A site diary is maintained. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Implement Costing on a Construction site.
  • Decision-making is implemented based on data in the costing system. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Plan a Construction project.
    2. Implement Costing on a Construction site.
  • Programming techniques are understood.
  • A project cash-flow is established.
  • Method statements for activities are produced.
  • A daily and monthly costing system is implemented. 

  • 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  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  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. Buna Construction And Projects 
    10. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    11. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    12. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    13. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    14. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    15. Dego Consultants 
    16. Eastcape Training Centre 
    17. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    18. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    19. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    20. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    21. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    22. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    23. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    24. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    25. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    26. Microzone Training CC 
    27. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    28. Mthoms Trading 
    29. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    30. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    31. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    32. Northlink TVET College 
    33. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    34. Protech Training cc 
    35. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    36. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    37. Somvi General Services 
    38. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    39. Sphola Consulting CC 
    40. The Business Zone 352 
    41. Tius Consultants 
    42. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    43. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    44. TSK Projects 
    45. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    46. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    47. Zama Training & Developments 



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