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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Design and Install Electrical Wire Ways 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10258  Design and Install Electrical Wire Ways 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Electrical Engineering & Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Electrical Infrastructure Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-04-03  2009-02-18  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2010-02-18   2013-02-18  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
259037  Design and install electrical wire ways  Level 3  NQF Level 03   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for persons in the Electrical Engineering; Generation; Distribution; Transmission, Construction and Renewable Energy Sector.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
Design and install electrical wire ways according to plans, job requirements, and statutory requirements to distribute electricity.

This unit standard will contribute to the full development of the learner within the electrical engineering and construction environment by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field of Physical Planning and Construction. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the electrical engineering and construction environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:
  • Safe handling of Hand tools
  • Safe handling of Portable Power tools
  • Safety in the electrical environment 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Wire way installations includes surface and/or flush mounted techniques.
  • Specific range statements are provided in the body of the unit standard where they apply to particular specific outcomes or assessment criteria.
  • Special wire way accessories approved for use in hazardous areas are used according to statutory requirements.
  • Wire ways may include but is not limited to
    a. Conduit - flexible, metal and pvc
    b. Trunking/ducting - metal and pvc
    c. Power skirting
    d. Cable trays
    e. Cable trenches
    f. Busbar trunking
  • Statutory requirements may include but is not limited to:
    a. OHS Act
    b. SABS 0142
    c. Local Authority requirements
  • Work site procedures may include but are not limited to Company`s:
    a. Safety procedures as given in Safety manuals
    b. Policy procedures as given in Policy manuals
    c. Installing procedures as given in Manufacturers` and Company maintenance manuals
    d. Maintaining procedure given in Manufacturers` and Company maintenance manuals
  • Manufacturers` specifications may include but is not limited to:
    a. Dimensions of components,
    b. Weight of components,
    c. Type of material from which components were manufactured as given in:
    1. Manufacturers` maintenance manuals
    2. Manufacturer catalogues
    3. Company maintenance manuals
  • Materials include but is not limited to:
    a. Wire ways fixing materials such as saddles, rawl plugs, etc
    b. Wire ways accessories such as couplings, bends, inspection boxes, etc. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan to install electrical wire ways. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Job instructions are obtained from supervisor or works co-ordinator. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Job cards, works requests
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Drawings and diagrams are obtained and interpreted effectively in order to plan layout. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Job cards, works requests
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Plan the layout of wire ways in such a manner as to be effective and compliant to building plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate wire ways, and materials are Identified according to job and statutory requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Wire ways = Conduit - flexible, metal or pvc; ducting - metal or pvc; power skirting - cable trays or bulbar truncking ; channels & racks
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Appropriate tools and materials are identified correctly as per scope of work. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Portable Drilling machine, pipe vice, range of appropriate engineering hand tools, spirit level, mitre, chalk line
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Personal protective equipment is identified according to work place standards, procedures and OHS Act. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Overalls, hard hat, gloves, safety shoes, harnesses, safety glasses or shields
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare to install electrical wire ways. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Job instructions are interpreted and a sequence of operation is determined. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Job cards, works requests
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Work area is inspected and prepared for installation as per the designed plan, job instructions and work site standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Determine and mark out layout and location of wire ways accurately according to floor / building plans and applicable statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate wire ways, and materials are selected according to job requirements, design / plan and statutory requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Wire ways = Conduit - flexible, metal or pvc; ducting - metal or pvc; power skirting - cable trays or bulbar truncking ; channels & racks
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Appropriate type of tools are selected and checked for serviceability according to job and statutory requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Portable drilling machine, pipe vice, range of appropriate engineering hand tools, spirit level, mitre, chalk line
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Appropriate personal protective equipment is selected for the job, as per work place safety requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Install electrical wire ways. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Wire ways are laid out according to design, planned layout and pre-marked area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Wire ways are measured, cut, formed and/or bent according to designed / planned requirements, obstacles, environment (structure), using appropriate tools and equipment in accordance with work place standards and statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Wire ways are modified, assembled/joined and mounted according to designed / planned requirements, environment (structure) in accordance with work place standards and statutory requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Assemble - connecting of inspection boxes, extensions pieces, termination boxes, extension box; joining through gluing , screwing , clipping
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Adhering to safety precautions and statutory requirements ensuring the safety of all persons. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The wire ways are tested and ensured to be electrically continuous. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Electrically continuous - bonding together and earthing of metal type wire ways
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. All ends are prepared and de-burred. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Reaming, filing
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Complete the installation of wire ways. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    General house keeping, records and reports, storage of materials and tools 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. All end connections are fitted and tight. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Bushes, lock nuts, couplings
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Work are is cleaned in accordance with house keeping standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Tools are stored in there correct place in a accordance with work place practices and manufacturers specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Waste materials are disposed of according to work site procedures and statutory requirements and environmental standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Documentation is completed in detail and submitted to meet work site standards and procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Written data, records, electronic data, test or inspection reports
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Completion of job is reported to designated personnel. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Verbal confirmation or submission of official documentation
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A comprehensive understanding of the relevant work site procedures and practices.
  • A broad understanding of types of specialised tools used for installing wire ways
  • A comprehensive understanding of wire ways
  • A basic understanding of SABS 0142-1
  • Names, functions and application of wire ways
  • Installation methods of wire ways
  • Applicable statutory requirements 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Tasks using responsible thinking and decision making (in relation to the use of tools and equipment; choice and use of relevant personal protecting equipment and safety equipment). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively (in the ability to follow instructions when working by ones self or in a work team, ensure safe execution of work activities). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information related to (installing of wire ways). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective use of communication methods when (giving instructions to fellow workers, recording and reporting information). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environmental and the health of others (installing of low wire ways in such a way by ensuring that all safety and environmental conditions are considered). 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 259037, which is "Design and install electrical wire ways", Level 3, 8 credits.

    This Unit Standard was originally registered on 12 June 2002 under SAQA decision number 0742/02. It has been re-registered on 11 February 2004 under SAQA 2552/04.


    SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS:

    Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
  • SABS 0142-1
  • OHS Act
  • Environmental legislation 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  65129   National Certificate: Diesel Electric and Electric Fitting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48475   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  20419   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-02-10  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. ALMEL TRAINING 
    2. CIRCLEWAY TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    3. DEVOLTAGE TRAINING CENTRE 
    4. ERGO WATER WORKS CC 
    5. Learn A Trade 
    6. SABS NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TESTING FACILITY OLIFANTSFONTEIN 



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