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

Inspect service and maintain a photovoltaic supplied pump 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113864  Inspect service and maintain a photovoltaic supplied pump 
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 2  NQF Level 02 
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
258926  Inspect service and maintain a photovoltaic supplied pump  Level 2  NQF Level 02   

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 accredited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Plan to service and maintain a stand-alone photovoltaic supplied pump
  • Prepare service and maintain a stand-alone photovoltaic supplied pump
  • Service and maintain a stand-alone photovoltaic supplied system pump
  • Conclude the faultfinding and maintenance of a stand-alone photovoltaic supplied pump.

    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 infrastructure and construction environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:
  • Electrical safety
  • Cleaning methods
  • Basic safety procedures related to tools
  • Use of portable electrical cleaning equipment
  • Communication and numeracy
  • Use of hand tools and test instruments
  • Installation of a stand alone photovoltaic supplied system or pump 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Photovoltaic syplied systems as per NRS Code? In line with OHS Act standards
  • Manufacturer`s specifications
  • DC pumps
  • Inverter supplied single phase AC pumps 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan to service and maintain a photovoltaic supplied pump. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Task instructions are obtained and understood (Interpreted). 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Job cards / works requests / maintenance schedules.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Identify the correct personal protective equipment as per your work place procedure. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Overalls; Aprons; Safety Glass; Face Shields; Masks.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Identify correct cleaning solvents and material as per your work place procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Waste; Rags; Chemical solvents; Brushes.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Identification of correct breakers for isolation of circuits for servicing and maitenance. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Isolation and locked out.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare to service and maintain a stand-alone photovoltaic supplied pump. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The cleaning solvents and material are selected correctly as per job requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Waste; Rags; Chemical solvents; Brushes.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The applicable portable electrical cleaning equipment is selected as per job requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Blowers; Electrical Extension leads; Vacuum Cleaners.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The correct personal protective equipment is selected and worn according to safe work procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Overalls; Aprons ; Safety Glasses; Face Shields ; Masks.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The batteries, inverter, voltage regulator and photovoltaic array are confirmed to be isolated and made safe as per lock out procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Verbal; written (permit system) permission to work.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The pump is removed from the bore hole for inspection and service as per safe work procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Direct Current (DC) pumps or Alternating Current (AC) inverter supplied pumps.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Service and maintain photovoltaic supplied pump. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    DC pump or AC inverter supplied single phase pump. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The photovoltaic supplied pump is visually inspected for defects as per maintenance procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Doors, battery enclosures, hinges, locking devices, structure damage, weather seal, rust, faded paint, moisture, dust, burnt insulation, name plates, labels.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The batteries, photovoltaic array, voltage regulator, inverter, and pump are cleaned with the approved cleaning materials and solvents as per job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The cleaning materials and equipment are used correctly as per safety standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate use of personal protective equipment is demonstrated during the cleaning process as per safe work procedures are demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The damaged components are repaired and replaced according to maintenance procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Loose hinges, locking / latching devices, damaged panels etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The consequences of using incorrect cleaning methods, solvents and materials are explained in relation with hazardous substance control standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The pump is serviced, maintained and re-installed as per manufacturer`s manuals and work instructions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    DC pump or AC inverter supplied single phase pump.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Conclude the maintenance of a photovoltaic supplied pump. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    General house keeping; records; reports and re-energising. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. All defects and suspected faults are recorded and reported in line with specific work site requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    History files; job cards; maintenance reports.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The used cleaning solvents and rags are correct disposed of as per safety and environmental standards. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Flammable material drums; waste drums; incinerators.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The cleaning solvents are properly sealed and correctly stored to prevent hazardous fumes; substance spillage and risk of fire as per relevant safety standards. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Flame proof storage; ventilated rooms.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. All cleaning equipment is returned and stored as per house keeping standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. All defective components are correctly disposed of in accordance to work site procedures and environmental standards. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.

    2. Any provider offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA.

    3. 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 
    1. A good understanding of isolation and lockout procedures.
    2. A thorough understanding of the related work site standards and procedures.
    3. A basic understanding of cleaning material and solvents.
    4. A comprehensive understanding of the effects of certain cleaning solvents when applied to various parts / materials of distribution boards or panels.
    5. A good understanding of the handling of chemicals and solvents. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively in the ability to follow instructions when working under supervision to ensure the safe execution of work activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information related to isolation / lockout procedures of electrical equipment, thus ensuring safe execution of work. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective use of communication methods when 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 by complying to the Environmental Management and Safety standards when using chemical solvents and hazardous substances. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Tasks using responsible thinking and decision making in relation to the use and choice of relevant personal protective equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 258926, which is "Inspect service and maintain a photovoltaic supplied pump.", Level 2, 3 credits.

    Supplementary Information:

    Specified Requirements

    Legal Requirements:
  • NRS Code
  • SABS 0142
  • Relevant sections of the OHS Act
  • Relevant environmental management processes / procedures

    A glossary of terms about the terminology of:

    Context Specific
  • Manufacturer`s specifications in relation to cleaning solvents
  • Lockout system
  • Work site / safe work policies and procedures 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    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 
    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 


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