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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. Agisanang SA Training 
    8. ALLINA FRANCIS (SA) 
    9. ALMEL TRAINING 
    10. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    11. Amagema Development and Social Consultants 
    12. Amber Tower Training 
    13. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    14. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    15. Arehone Consulting 
    16. Artisan Development Academy 
    17. Asemhle Trading 
    18. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    19. Barloworld Equipment 
    20. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    21. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    22. BHP BILLITON ACADEMY 
    23. Blacken Security Services 
    24. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    25. Bright Storm Projects 
    26. Builders Training Centre 
    27. BULL'S BUSINESS AND SKILLS TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    28. Buna Construction And Projects 
    29. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    30. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    31. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    32. CHIPPA TRAINING ACADEMY 
    33. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    34. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    35. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    36. Cutting Thru Training (Pty) Ltd 
    37. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    38. D&D Lwazi Development Institute 
    39. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    40. Dego Consultants 
    41. DiphitlheleloTechnical Services 
    42. Diversity Technology Training Institute 
    43. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    44. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    45. EARTH CHILD CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    46. Eastcape Training Centre 
    47. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    48. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    49. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    50. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
    51. Elata Management Consultants 
    52. Elite Operator and Skills Training 
    53. eminence 
    54. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    55. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    56. ENTELEKEY GROUP 
    57. Enza Construction (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    59. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    60. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    61. False Bay College - Westlake Campus 
    62. FAPLA TRAINING 
    63. Goldfields FET College 
    64. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    65. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    66. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    67. HWM Consultancy 
    68. Ifodo Skills Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    69. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    70. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    71. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    72. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    73. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    74. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    75. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    76. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
    77. Interlink Technical Training 
    78. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    79. ISAZI TRAINING 
    80. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    81. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    82. Josmap Training Institute 
    83. JOSMAP TRAINING INSTIUTE 
    84. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    85. KHANYISA GAVU TRADING 
    86. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    87. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    88. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    89. LANDAMXO (PTY) LTD 
    90. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    91. Learn A Trade 
    92. Leps Training Consultants 
    93. M3 Construction Projects (pty) Ltd 
    94. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    95. MACT BUSINESS HUB 
    96. Mahish 
    97. MAKHOKA SUPPLIERS (PTY) LTD 
    98. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    99. Mapotomane Trading and Projects 
    100. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    101. Microzone Training CC 
    102. MILNEX - BALFOUR 
    103. Mkhosana Civils and Skills Development 
    104. MLINDELA STEEL MANUFACTURING 
    105. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
    106. MOGOLO ACADEMY - ENKELBULT 
    107. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    108. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    109. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    110. MOTHEO SKILLS ENTITY ( PTY) LLTD 
    111. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    112. MPUMAMANZI ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    113. MSOGWABA YOUTH SKILLS AND TRAINING DEVELOP 
    114. Mthoms Trading 
    115. MTL Training and Projects 
    116. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    117. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    118. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    119. Namuntlha Training and Development (Pty)Ltd 
    120. National African Federated Building Industry 
    121. NDITSHE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS 
    122. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    123. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    124. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    125. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    126. NOKRAM (PTY) LTD 
    127. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    128. NOLOSHA 
    129. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    130. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    131. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    132. Northern Cape Urban TVET College 
    133. Northlink TVET College 
    134. Novi General Services 
    135. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    136. Nsukay Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    137. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    138. Ntwani Funi Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    139. OSHIKATI 
    140. Othandweni Training Centre 
    141. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    142. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    143. PHATHUTSHEDZO CONNSULTING TRAINING PROVIDER 
    144. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    145. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    146. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    147. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    148. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    149. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    150. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    151. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    152. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    153. Realeboga Training Provider 
    154. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    155. Regen Technical Institute Pty Ltd 
    156. RENKALEC TRAINING CENTRE 
    157. SABS NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TESTING FACILITY OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    158. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    159. Scaffold Training Group 
    160. Schoolboy Training Centre 
    161. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    162. SEDIBENG MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    163. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    164. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    165. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    166. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    167. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    168. Sithemba Construction 
    169. Somvi General Services 
    170. SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY (PTY) LTD 
    171. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    172. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    173. Sphola Consulting CC 
    174. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    175. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    176. Success in Action cc 
    177. TAG TEC TRAINING 
    178. TALENT SCULPTURE ACADEMY 
    179. TDMI 
    180. TEC HRD CONSULTANTS 
    181. Thabomeleng 
    182. The Business Zone 352 
    183. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    184. Thela Developments 
    185. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    186. Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants CC 
    187. Tius Consultants 
    188. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    189. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    190. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    191. TOURISM & BUSINESS INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA 
    192. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    193. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    194. Transvaal Training 
    195. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    196. TSEBO KITSO TRAININGS 
    197. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    198. TSHIKAMOTHA TRADING AND TRAINING 
    199. TSHIKAMOTHO TRADING & TRAINING 
    200. TSK Projects 
    201. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    202. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    203. Valley Junction Training Academy 
    204. WAL TRAINING 
    205. Zakhele Jwarha Trading PTY LTD 
    206. Zama Training & Developments 
    207. Zama Zama Training Centre 
    208. Zibuyile Consulting and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    209. 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.