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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. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    8. Amber Tower Training 
    9. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    10. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    11. Arehone Consulting 
    12. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    13. BANTUBANYE INVESTMENTS 
    14. Barloworld Equipment 
    15. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    16. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    17. BHP BILLITON ACADEMY 
    18. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    19. Builders Training Centre 
    20. BULL'S BUSINESS AND SKILLS TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    21. Buna Construction And Projects 
    22. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    23. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    24. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    25. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    26. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    27. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    28. D&D Lwazi Development Institute 
    29. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    30. Dego Consultants 
    31. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    32. EARTH CHILD CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    33. Eastcape Training Centre 
    34. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    35. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    36. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
    37. Elite Operator and Skills Training 
    38. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    39. ERGO WATER WORKS CC 
    40. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    41. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    42. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    43. False Bay College - Westlake Campus 
    44. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    45. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    46. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    47. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    48. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    49. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    50. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    51. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE - PORT ELIZABETH 
    52. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    53. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
    54. Interlink Technical Training 
    55. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    56. IQHINA CONSULTING ENGINEERING AND PROJECTS MANAGERS 
    57. ISAZI TRAINING 
    58. ISUNDARPARSAD HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    59. IYANDA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    60. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    61. Josmap Training Institute 
    62. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    63. KHANYISA GAVU TRADING 
    64. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    65. Learn A Trade 
    66. Leps Training Consultants 
    67. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    68. MACT BUSINESS HUB 
    69. MAKHOKA SUPPLIERS (PTY) LTD 
    70. MAREMATLOU TRADING CC 
    71. Microzone Training CC 
    72. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
    73. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    74. MPUMAMANZI ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    75. MSOGWABA YOUTH SKILLS AND TRAINING DEVELOP 
    76. Mthoms Trading 
    77. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    78. Namuntlha Training and Development (Pty)Ltd 
    79. NDITSHE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS 
    80. NOKRAM (PTY) LTD 
    81. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    82. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    83. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    84. Northlink TVET College 
    85. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    86. OSHIKATI 
    87. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    88. Phathutshedzo Connsulting Training Provider 
    89. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    90. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    91. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    92. Protech Training - Centurion 
    93. Protech Training cc 
    94. RENKALEC TRAINING CENTRE 
    95. SABS NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TESTING FACILITY OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    96. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    97. SASALETHU CONSULTING AND ASSOCIATES 
    98. Scaffold Training Group 
    99. Schoolboy Training Centre 
    100. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    101. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    102. SIMTHO INVESTMENT 
    103. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    104. Somvi General Services 
    105. SOUTH AFRICA ADVANCED SKILLS INSTITUTE 
    106. SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY (PTY) LTD 
    107. SOUTH AFRICAN MATRIC EDUCATIONAL CENTERS 
    108. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    109. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    110. Sphola Consulting CC 
    111. Success in Action cc 
    112. TAG TEC TRAINING 
    113. TALENT SCULPTURE ACADEMY 
    114. The Business Zone 352 
    115. The Mvula Trust 
    116. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    117. Tius Consultants 
    118. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    119. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    120. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    121. Tourism & Business Institute of Southern Africa 
    122. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    123. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    124. TSK Projects 
    125. TSOGANG WATER & SANITATION 
    126. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    127. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    128. WAL TRAINING 
    129. Zama Training & Developments 
    130. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    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.