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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply quality principles on a construction site 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9986  Apply quality principles on a construction site 
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  12 
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 quality, and to apply specifications 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. Quality improvement principles include: the cost of non- conformance, the establishment of acceptable quality targets, conformance to requirements, and the reduction in defects.
2. Specifications include Standard and Project Specifications, including any corrections and amendments to the Standard Specifications.
3. Documents that contain specification information and quality requirements include: The standard specifications, project document, drawings, and information from the Client / Clients Representative. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Implement a Quality Improvement process. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Quality improvement principles are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Work methods include quality specifications. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Implement a Quality Control System. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Inspection procedures are implemented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Testing and sampling procedures are established. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Process control testing procedures are implemented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Acceptance control testing is complied with. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Apply specifications on a project. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Specifications are applied in the method of all work activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Information in the specification documents are accessed correctly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Resource procurement is performed according to specifications. 


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. Contract documents that contain quality and specification information.
2. Procedures in complying with "end-product" acceptance control testing.
3. The implications of non-compliance with quality requirements.
4. Procedures in establishing process control systems. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    1. Implement a Quality Control System.
  • Inspection procedures are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Implement a Quality Control System.
    2. Apply specifications on a project.
  • Inspection procedures are implemented.
  • Testing and sampling procedures are established.
  • Process control testing procedures are implemented.
  • Acceptance control testing is complied with.
  • Information in the specification documents are accessed correctly. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Implement a Quality Control System.
  • Inspection procedures are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
    2. Implement a Quality Control System.
    3. Apply specifications on a project.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied.
  • Acceptance control testing is complied with.
  • Specifications are applied in the method of all work activities.
  • Information in the specification documents are accessed correctly. 

  • 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  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  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  49016   National Certificate: Construction: Concreting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49602   National Certificate: Construction: Geotechnical  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  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 
    Elective  61689   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Promotion  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  96402   National Certificate: Hot Water System Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  65709   National Certificate: Construction: Steelwork  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. Africa International Training Facilities T/A AITF (BREDELL) (TP) 
    5. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    6. AGB MATHE BUSINESS SERVICES 
    7. ALLINA FRANCIS (SA) 
    8. Almel Training 
    9. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    10. Amber Tower Training 
    11. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    12. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    13. Arehone Consulting 
    14. Asemhle Trading 
    15. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    16. Barloworld Equipment 
    17. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    18. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    19. BHP BILLITON ACADEMY 
    20. Blacken Security Services 
    21. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    22. Bright Storm Projects 
    23. Builders Training Centre 
    24. BULL'S BUSINESS AND SKILLS TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    25. Buna Construction And Projects 
    26. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    27. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    28. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    29. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    30. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    31. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    32. Cutting Thru Training (Pty) Ltd 
    33. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    34. D&D Lwazi Development Institute 
    35. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    36. Dego Consultants 
    37. DiphitlheleloTechnical Services 
    38. Diversity Technology Training Institute 
    39. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    40. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    41. EARTH CHILD CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    42. Eastcape Training Centre 
    43. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    44. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    45. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    46. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
    47. Elata Management Consultants 
    48. Elite Operator and Skills Training 
    49. eminence 
    50. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    51. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    52. ENTELEKEY GROUP 
    53. Enza Construction (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    55. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    56. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    57. False Bay College - Westlake Campus 
    58. FAPLA TRAINING 
    59. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    60. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    61. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    62. HWM Consultancy 
    63. Ifodo Skills Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    64. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    65. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    66. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    67. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    68. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    69. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    70. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    71. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
    72. Interlink Technical Training 
    73. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    74. IQHINA CONSULTING ENGINEERING AND PROJECTS MANAGERS 
    75. ISAZI TRAINING 
    76. IYANDA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    77. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    78. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    79. Josmap Training Institute 
    80. JOSMAP TRAINING INSTIUTE 
    81. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    82. KHANYISA GAVU TRADING 
    83. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    84. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    85. LANDAMXO (PTY) LTD 
    86. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    87. Learn A Trade 
    88. Leps Training Consultants 
    89. M Tech Training Consultants 
    90. M3 Construction Projects (pty) Ltd 
    91. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    92. MACT BUSINESS HUB 
    93. Mahish 
    94. MAKHOKA SUPPLIERS (PTY) LTD 
    95. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    96. Mapotomane Trading and Projects 
    97. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    98. Microzone Training CC 
    99. MILNEX - BALFOUR 
    100. Mkhosana Civils and Skills Development 
    101. MLINDELA STEEL MANUFACTURING 
    102. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
    103. MOGOLO ACADEMY - ENKELBULT 
    104. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    105. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    106. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    107. MOTHEO SKILLS ENTITY ( PTY) LLTD 
    108. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    109. MPUMAMANZI ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    110. MSOGWABA YOUTH SKILLS AND TRAINING DEVELOP 
    111. Mthoms Trading 
    112. MTL Training and Projects 
    113. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    114. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    115. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    116. Namuntlha Training and Development (Pty)Ltd 
    117. National African Federated Building Industry 
    118. NDITSHE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS 
    119. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    120. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    121. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    122. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    123. NOKRAM (PTY) LTD 
    124. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    125. NOLOSHA 
    126. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    127. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    128. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    129. Northern Cape Urban TVET College 
    130. Northlink TVET College 
    131. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    132. Nsukay Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    133. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    134. Ntwani Funi Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    135. OSHIKATI 
    136. Othandweni Training Centre 
    137. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    138. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    139. Phathutshedzo Connsulting Training Provider 
    140. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    141. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    142. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    143. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    144. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    145. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    146. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    147. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    148. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    149. Realeboga Training Provider 
    150. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    151. Regen Technical Institute Pty Ltd 
    152. RENKALEC TRAINING CENTRE 
    153. SABS NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TESTING FACILITY OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    154. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    155. Scaffold Training Group 
    156. Schoolboy Training Centre 
    157. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    158. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    159. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    160. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    161. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    162. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    163. Sithemba Construction 
    164. Somvi General Services 
    165. SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY (PTY) LTD 
    166. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    167. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    168. Sphola Consulting CC 
    169. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    170. Success in Action cc 
    171. TAG TEC TRAINING 
    172. TALENT SCULPTURE ACADEMY 
    173. TEC HRD CONSULTANTS 
    174. Thabomeleng 
    175. The Business Zone 352 
    176. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    177. Thela Developments 
    178. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    179. Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants CC 
    180. Tius Consultants 
    181. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    182. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    183. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    184. Tourism & Business Institute of Southern Africa 
    185. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    186. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    187. Transvaal Training 
    188. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    189. TSEBO KITSO TRAININGS 
    190. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    191. TSHIKAMOTHA TRADING AND TRAINING 
    192. TSHIKAMOTHO TRADING & TRAINING 
    193. TSK Projects 
    194. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    195. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    196. Valley Junction Training Academy 
    197. WAL TRAINING 
    198. Zakhele Jwarha Trading PTY LTD 
    199. Zama Training & Developments 
    200. Zama Zama Training Centre 
    201. Zibuyile Consulting and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    202. Zwartkop Training Centre 



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