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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

National Certificate: Electrical Infrastructure Construction: Engineering 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
22335  National Certificate: Electrical Infrastructure Construction: Engineering 
ORIGINATOR
Department of Education 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
QCTO - Quality Council for Trades and Occupations  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate  Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction  Electrical Infrastructure Construction 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  125  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Regular-Provider-ELOAC 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 06120/18  2018-07-01  2023-06-30 
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 qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification. 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
To provide the learner with the required skills, knowledge and experience required to:
  • Solve problems by means of exploring and critically evaluation abstract and personal situations;
  • Form the basis of further learning and research;
  • Perform tasks related to Engineering at level 5;
  • Be gainfully employed. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners who register for this qualification should have fulfilled all the exit requirements for level 4 (for Certificates only).

    Recognition of prior learning:

    The process that will enable the learner to receive credit for skills and knowledge previously obtained. Access to prior learning must be provided. 

    RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

    EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
    Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:
  • The learner can in a responsible manner identify and solve problems creatively by collecting, analysing and critically evaluating information by using technology in an organised way.
  • The learner can communicate with others as a member of a group or team and demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems.

    By the achievement of the above exit level outcomes the learner is aware of the importance of his contribution to society.

    Specific Outcomes:

    A learner assessed as competent at NQF Level 5 will be able to solve problems by means of exploring and critically evaluating abstract and personal situations.
    To demonstrate understanding and application of the range of knowledge and skills contemplated in the qualification as contained in the syllabi of the various programmes. 

  • ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
  • Knowledge is demonstrated of the threats facing Physical Planning and Construction in the contemporary world in general and South Africa in particular.
  • Physical Planning and Construction resources are utilised in a sustainable way through appropriate inventorying, monitoring and managing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the policies and legislation is demonstrated when dealing with matters regarding the use of Physical Planning and Construction resources.
  • Grass roots participation is secured through utilising Physical Planning and Construction and related techniques for stimulating involvement in projects.

    Integrated assessment to ensure that the purpose of the qualification is achieved:
  • Continuous assessment is done in order to compile a term mark for the learner.
  • Summative assessment is conducted through a national examination.
  • Practical training will be assessed in accordance with the requirements of the relevant sector. 

  • INTERNATIONAL COMPARABILITY 
    As agreed upon by SAQA from time to time. 

    MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Moderators are appointed for each instructional offering to ensure standards for the National Formative Examinations.
  • External Moderators are appointed to assess practical work in accordance to the criteria of the relevant sector.
  • Internal moderation by recognised provider structures. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2006; 2009; 2012; 2015. 

    NOTES 
    N/A 

    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
     
    NONE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    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.
     
    NONE 



    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.