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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Perform basic lubrication in wood products production plant 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117225  Perform basic lubrication in wood products production plant 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Wood Products 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Forestry and Wood Technology 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02  15 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
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 unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for people who can assist in performing the basic lubrication programme in their specific workplace in the relevant wood products environment, whilst adhering to other agreed standards pertaining to performance, safety, and the environment.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Explain the procedures for the basic lubrication programme for the facilities in the relevant workplace in the plant (Range: elements of programme, production equipment to be lubricated, time schedule, sequence of activities, cleaning materials and equipment)
  • Describe the cleaning equipment, materials and other aids to be used in the process (Range: cleaning equipment, materials, aids)
  • Describe the storage location and inventory proceedings for the lubrication materials and tools
  • Perform the basic lubrication programme 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a Learner who wishes to enter a learning programme for this Unit Standard will be able to demonstrate:
  • Competence in mathematical and communication skills equivalent to the NQF Level 1 requirements;
  • An understanding of the basics of the relevant wood products production process and procedures of the relevant workplace;
  • The workplace procedures, safety and health measures and environmental management principles equivalent to NQF Level 1 requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • (Choose from one of the following:) Wood Preservation, Tannin Extraction, Trusses, Charcoal Manufacture Match Manufacture, Bulk Bin, Box and Pallet Repair and Manufacture, Veneer and Plywood, Fibreboard and Chipboard
  • The typical scope of this Unit Standard covers the "Range" set out in the specific outcomes above.
  • The typical context of this unit standard is the training of a Learner at NQF Level 2 in a wood products environment.
  • The Level assigned to this Unit Standard, i.e. Level 2, is appropriate because it entails the training of a novice in the various Wood Product activities and is a progression of the skills acquired from Levels 2 to 4. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the procedures for the basic lubrication programme for the facilities in the relevant workplace in the plant. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Elements of programme, production equipment to be lubricated, time schedule, sequence of activities, cleaning materials and equipment 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation of the procedures for the basic lubrication programme proves that the learner knows and understands the details of these procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation is made in the correct plant lubrication terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The details of the prescribed programme are explained correctly as per company requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the cleaning equipment, materials and other aids to be used in the process. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Cleaning equipment, materials, aids 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The description of the equipment, materials and other aids used for the basic lubrication programme, proves that the learner knows and understands the details of these. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    This description is given in the correct lubrication terminology. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe the storage location and inventory proceedings for the lubrication materials and tools. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The description of the storage location and inventory proceedings for the equipment, materials and aids for the basic lubrication programme, shows that the learner knows and understands the relevant details. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The description is given in the correct lubrication terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The prescribed storage location and inventory proceedings are correctly described as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Perform the basic lubrication programme 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform the basic lubrication programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The manner in which the basic lubrication programme is performed shows that the learner knows and understands the details of this programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The programme is correctly performed using the prescribed procedures and techniques. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The designated production equipment is lubricated correctly at the prescribed time. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    An individual who wishes to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to, or inform, his immediate superior in the relevant workplace, to request management to arrange for his/ her assessment by the relevant assessor accredited for this purpose by the ETQA of the FIETA. Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be from the
    relevant Education and Training Quality Assurer (FIETA ETQA) through formative and summative assessment by a registered Assessor. Assessment should be contextual and be conducted in the workplace as far as possible.

    The relevant NSB and SGB should be notified of any feedback related to this qualification.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable
  • The FIETA ETQA will co-ordinate all moderation activities in accordance with their policies and procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    A demonstrated understanding of:
  • Communication and mathematical knowledge and skills equivalent to NQF Level 2 requirements;
  • Workplace procedures, safety and health measures and environmental
  • Management principles relevant to NQF Level 2 requirements in the relevant workplace, and
  • The basic lubrication programme for the relevant workplace in a wood products environment;
  • Knowledge of the procedures of the basic lubrication programme for the relevant workplace in a wood products environment;
  • Knowledge of the equipment, materials and aids used in the basic lubrication programme for the relevant workplace in a wood products environment;
  • Knowledge of the details of the storage location and inventory proceedings for the equipment, materials and aids for basic lubrication;
  • Knowledge of the details (methods and techniques) to perform the basic lubrication programme in the relevant workplace in a wood products environment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
  • Evaluate the status of reported problems and report orally or in writing to the relevant person.
  • Assist to lead the general workers in the wood products grading process.
  • Assist to carry out the production programme in the wood products grading area.
  • Assist to collate and analyse data collected by general workers.
  • Oversee general workers in the care of tools and equipment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Outcomes that Learners achieve will be judged subject to these being achieved:
  • Within the standard time prescribed by the organisation;
  • While following all the safety procedures required by the OSHACT and the workplace; and
  • Strictly according to the organisation's work place procedures.

    Values

    The use of tasks and materials in the learning event plan should not discriminate against learners on any grounds prescribed in the Bill of Rights and Employment Equity Act and should promote the orientations outlined in the critical cross-field outcomes. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  49082   GETC: Wood Products Processing  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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. Amagema Development Consultants cc 
    2. Chep Sa Pty Ltd 
    3. CRK Designs (Pty) Ltd 
    4. ENB Training Service(PTY)Ltd 
    5. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    6. Imara Umbono Incorporated (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Imbewu Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Lembede Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Longata Consultant 
    10. Mavco Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Media Works 
    12. MGS Gcaba Contracting & Trading cc 
    13. Mwanga Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    14. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    15. Nikwe Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Nteko Investments 
    17. Phetho Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Prispiri (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    20. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Tirhani SkillsTraining Pty Ltd 
    22. Valotech 274 (Pty) Ltd 
    23. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Vicmat Consultants 



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