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

Supervision of service dogs in a kennel environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11503  Supervision of service dogs in a kennel environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Security 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  17 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-11-01  2007-06-14  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-06-14   2011-06-14  

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
243196  Supervise kennel practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  15  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard will be capable of effective and appropriate supervision and caring of service dogs in a kenneled environment.

Benefit for society of this unit standard is that the person who completes this will contribute to safety in society.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Ensure that the daily routine maintenance on the kennels is executed.
  • Complete records with regards to the maintenance of service dogs.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of a service dog. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills, attitude and/or equivalent:
  • A knowledge, comprehension and application of language and mathematical skills at NQF level 02.
  • Caring for the welfare of a service dog at NQF 02. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard is applicable to persons that as part of their duties are required to ensure effective and appropriate supervision and care of service dogs in a kenneled environment. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Ensure that the daily routine maintenance on the kennels is executed. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Kennels must include:
  • Dogs living quarters, immediate vicinity, training area, etc.

    Cleaned must include:
  • Hygienically washed out with water and detergents.

    Repair must include:
  • Sharp objects, wire, broken boards, jagged ends are suitably covered and/or repaired, gates in working condition. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Supervisor ensures that the kennel and sleeping area is cleaned according to statutory regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Supervisor ensures that the kennels are in a good state of repair to ensure the safety of other dogs and persons. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Supervisor ensures that dogs that are sick or injured receive the necessary treatment within reasonable time. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Supervisor ensures that the correct dog is in kennel for administration, safety and utilization purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Supervisor ensures that the cleaning and handling equipment is utilized correctly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Complete records with regards to the maintenance of service dogs. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Past history must include:
  • Previous owner, identification, medical history.

    Identification must include:
  • Breed, Date of birth, gender, registration number, tattoo or micro-chip, number, breed records.

    Records must include:
  • Medical records, consumables, vaccination details, dip recording sheet, performance/ progress report, training qualifications, ability of dog. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Supervisor ensures that the past history of all dogs are recorded correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Supervisor ensures that the correct administrative and reporting procedures are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Supervisor ensures all records in file are up to date and correctly stored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Supervisor ensures control over supplies and equipment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Ensure proper maintenance of a service dog. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Routine care must include:
  • Grooming, dipping, daily exercise.

    Correct diet must include:
  • A diet that is balanced for application to the dogs in quantities necessary for their optimum performance.

    Veterinary treatment must include:
  • Medicines prescribed for a specific dog. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Supervisor ensures that the daily maintenance for the dog is performed to ensure the dog's mental and physical well-being. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Supervisor ensures that the dog is fed a correct diet in the correct/prescribed quantities to ensure optimal performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Supervisor ensures correct veterinary treatment is given where necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Supervisor ensures that where needed advised or prescribed medication is administered and recorded to ensure recovery from the condition. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the POSLEC SETA ETQA/and any other body with whom a MOU was entered into.
    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the POSLEC SETA ETQA/and any other body with whom a MOU was entered into by SAQA.
    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the POSLEC ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the POSLEC SETA ETQA/ and any other body with whom a MOU was entered into. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Refer to the Specific Outcomes and the Assessment Criteria contained in this unit standard and specifically:
  • An understanding of equipment utilized to carry out kennel tasks.
  • An understanding of safety precautions whilst handling a dog.
  • An understanding of kennel administration planning abilities
  • An understanding of immediate action drills according to workplace procedures.
  • An understanding of materials and substances hazardous to the dog.
  • An understanding of report writing
  • An understanding of record keeping
  • An understanding of grooming and examination of dogs
  • An understanding of dog identification systems
  • An understanding of applied animal behaviour 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the administration of, or advice to, prescribing medicine to ensure recovery from the condition. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, and organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities so that the daily maintenance for the dog is performed to ensure the dog's mental and physical well-being. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information related to the daily maintenance of the dog(s) is performed to ensure the dog(s) mental and physical well-being is attended to. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that statutory requirements are interrelated with the policies and regulations required for the proper cleaning and maintenance of a kennel environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 243196, which is "Supervise kennel practices", Level 4, 15 credits.

    Supplementary Information:

    Context Specific
    Training provider user manuals.
    Specifications, agreements, policies and procedures.

    Resources required for Assessment:
  • Safety equipment and protective uniform/clothes
  • Communications equipment.
  • Necessary administrative and stationary issue.
  • Dogs and equipment.
  • Kennels.
  • First aid equipment.
  • Vehicle to transport dogs.
  • Criterion referenced assessment instructions/tools.
  • A suitable venue: workplace and classroom. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  22490   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-11-28  Was SAS SETA 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.
     
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    18. ZEVOLI 9 PTY LTD 



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