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

Apply basic fire fighting techniques 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110075  Apply basic fire fighting techniques 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-01-23  2008-02-06  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-02-06   2012-02-06  

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
252250  Apply fire fighting techniques  Level 1  NQF Level 01   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A learner credited with this unit standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners must hold an ABET literacy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational health, safety and personal hygiene practices within the Transport Industry. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of this Unit Standard is for any person working in the transport environment where knowledge and application of preparing freight for transportation procedures is a necessity.

    The context of this Unit Standard refers to aspects, practices and procedures involving the preparation of freight for transportation safely and economically.


    The level assigned to this Unit Standard is appropriate because a narrow range of knowledge and cognitive skills is applied. The application of this Unit Standard is to qualify the person for entry into a career based certification. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify different types of fires. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The causes of fire are identified. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    People, electricity, spontaneous combustion, chemical reactions, liquefied petroleum gas
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The classes of fires are explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Class A, B and C
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand, explain and practice fire prevention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The prevention of fires in relation to general housekeeping is explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Example: blocking fire extinguishers, packing goods to close to electrical connections. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Fire prevention in relation to observing and adhering to industry safe practices (OHS Act, company specific procedures) is explained and practiced. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The consequences of non adherence to safe practices is understood and explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legal, financial and personal
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Operate basic fire fighting equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The basic fire fighting equipment can be identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The operating of basic fire fighting equipment are explained and demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Fire extinguishers, fire hoses, hose reels
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The correct type of fire fighting equipment for specific type of fires can be identified and explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Symbols on extinguishers
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform basic fire fighting procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The steps to be taken when fighting fires are explained and demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The precautions to be taken when fighting fires are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The steps to be taken when containing fires are described. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the Transport SETA and/or relevant ETQA.

    2. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.

    3. Moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in both individual unit standards as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification.

    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by TETA and/or a relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learners` can understand and explain :
    1. The triangle of combustion (heat, oxygen and fuel).
    2. The formulation of fire extinguishers (range: water, foam, co2).
    3. Different types of fire fighting equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems through identifying possible fire hazards and taking appropriate actions to prevent and/or contain fires. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively in emergency situations to prevent and/or contain a fire. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, evaluate information in order to determine:
  • The need for external assistance to prevent spread of fire.
  • Causes of fire.
  • Fire hazards. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate information pertaining to fire prevention and fire containment effectively to relevant internal personnel. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and the safety of others, through using the correct substance to fight different classes of fire. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    Conducting assessments

    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA and be familiar with the full text and subject matter content of the Unit Standard being assessed.

    2. The assessor must ensure that the assessment covers the specific outcomes, critical cross-field outcomes and essential embedded knowledge. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252250, which is "Apply fire fighting techniques ", Level 1, 3 credits.

    Any training done on this unit standard must be renewed every 24 months (refer relevant legislation).

    Definition:
    Container - any object used for example plastic, wood, steel, cardboard and tin that goods can be placed into.


    Methods and tools of assessment:

    The following methods of assessment have been identified as the preferred measurement and assessment of learner competence in the above-mentioned Performance Assessment Criteria

    1. Written test/case studies/projects
    2. Role - play
    3. Demonstration

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (For example, the written method could be used to assess knowledge or on-job demonstration for practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods (no less than three of those detailed above) in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitudes

    The following tools may be used to supplement the above minimum assessment methods:

    Valid, reliable and authentic evidence (presented as a portfolio of evidence) from past achievements and experience may serve to supplement the assessment of applied competence. The portfolio should include inter alia:

    1. Written statements from persons (e.g. current and/or previous employer, colleague, peer, manager, external customers) confirming competence of the learner
    2. Relevant certificates or awards
    3. Previous assessment records
    4. Journals/logbook 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  66029   General Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    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  58248   National Certificate: Laboratory Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-08-05  MQA 
    Core  48804   National Certificate: Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48969   National Certificate: Service Station Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  21842   National Certificate: Surface Mining Rockbreaking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-09-17  Was MQA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  35953   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  71950   National Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  48806   National Certificate: Craft Production  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  59016   National Certificate: Fish and Seafood Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 


    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. ABA Sebenzi 
    2. Africa Training Centre 
    3. Agisanang SA Training 
    4. Amabamba Recruitment 
    5. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD (V/R) 
    6. ASSMANG BEESHOEK MINE 
    7. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    8. BARBERTON MINES (PTY) LTD 
    9. Bikologix Projects 
    10. BOKONI PLATINUM MINES (PTY) LTD 
    11. BPC HR Solutions (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    12. Bravospace 139 cc T/A Metro Skills Academy (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    13. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    14. College of Production Technology 
    15. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    16. DATAMATRIX EDUCATION & TRAINING 
    17. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    18. DIGGERS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 
    19. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    20. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    21. Eastcape Midlands Public FET College - Uitenhage (High Street)Campus 
    22. ERGO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY NPC 
    23. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    24. FINSCH DIAMOND MINE(PTY) LTD 
    25. FOSKOR (PTY) LTD 
    26. HARMONY GOLD MINING CO LTD 
    27. Hlombe and Associates 
    28. Ikaheng HR Services Pty Ltd 
    29. IMPALA PLATINUM SERVICES LTD 
    30. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    31. Josmap Training Institute 
    32. KHUTALA MINING SERVICES PL 
    33. KOLOMELA MINE 
    34. Learncorp 
    35. Makwedeng Training 
    36. Mamuhle Academy 
    37. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    38. MATHOME TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    39. Mind Magic Consulting 
    40. MINTEK 
    41. MML Consulting CC. 
    42. MURRAY & ROBERTS CEMENTATION (PTY)LTD 
    43. Networx for Career Development 
    44. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    45. NORTHAM PLATINUM LTD 
    46. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    47. PALABORA COPPER (PTY) LTD 
    48. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    49. Powerpro Technologies and Training Facility (PTY) LTD 
    50. Primeserv Corporate Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    51. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    52. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    53. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    54. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    55. RICHARDS BAY MINING PTY LTD 
    56. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
    57. SENZEKO EXECUTIVE RISK CC 
    58. SHAFT SINKERS MINING PTY LTD 
    59. SIBANYE GOLD ACADEMY PROPRIETARY LIMITED 
    60. Skills For Life 
    61. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    62. South African Fire and Medical Academy (SAFMA) 
    63. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    64. The Crimson CO CC. 
    65. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    66. Tovani Traiding 299 
    67. TRAIN THE NATION AND ASSOCIATES (PTY) LTD 
    68. Transafric Consulting Pty Ltd 
    69. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    70. University of Venda 
    71. VENETIA MINE 
    72. Vicmat Consultants 
    73. WAL TRAINING 
    74. WESTERN CHROME MINES 
    75. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    76. XL AT Consulting CC 



    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.