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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Receive, sort and store incoming material into grades and sizes in a wood preservation plant 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117276  Receive, sort and store incoming material into grades and sizes in a wood preservation 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 will enable people to receive and sort incoming material into Lengths, Sizes and Grades and store in designated areas, whilst adhering to other agreed standards pertaining to performance, safety, quality, and the environment.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Sort timber into size, grades and length categories
  • Identify, locate, handle and store material in appropriate storage areas
  • Maintain storage facilities 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    A Learner who wishes to enter a learning programme for this Unit Standard must be able to demonstrate:
  • Competency in mathematical and communication skills equivalent to that of a person who has qualified in these subjects at NQF Level 1;
  • An understanding of the basic activities of the wood preservation manufacturing process and procedures of the relevant workplace;
  • Knowledge and skills in the relevant workplace procedures, health and safety measures equivalent to NQF level 1 requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of this Unit Standard covers:
  • All the safety rules and personal protective equipment employed in the relevant production stage
  • Handling equipment relevant to this work area (eg forklift)
  • Workplace prescriptions regarding manual handling
  • All the personnel involved in this work area
  • All the production equipment in this work area

    The context of this Unit Standard relates to the training of a Learner at NQF Level 2 in wood preservation environment's activity.

    The Level assigned to this Unit Standard, i.e. Level 2, is appropriate because it entails the training of a novice in a wood preservation environment and is a progression of the skills acquired from Levels 2 to 4. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Sort timber into size, grades and length categories 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Raw material is safely unloaded as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different structural, grades, sizes and lengths of timber are correctly identified for sorting and conveyance to correct storage areas as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The SAB grade marks are identified and explained as per work instructions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify, locate, handle and store material in appropriate storage areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Material is safely loaded and directed to designated position for further storage as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Material is safely stacked or stored into designated storage areas as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Store records are accurately kept as required by work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Safe working conditions are maintained at all times as prescribed in the work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Arrangements have been made to convey materials to the designated storage area as per work instructions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain storage facilities 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Old stock is removed and not allowed to accumulate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Store area is kept safe, clean and uncluttered, as per work instructions. 


    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:
  • The relevant safety procedures required by the OSHACT and the workplace;
  • The organisation's work instructions;
  • Workplace equipment and materials;
  • SABS grading and quality requirements;
  • The nature of raw material and product specifications;
  • The nature and method of treatment procedures of preservative treatment H2;
  • Storage methods and conditions for various raw material products;
  • Understanding the first-in-first-out principle so as to rotate stock efficiently and effectively. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work efficiently and safely as a motivated member of a team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate and understand teamwork. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand and efficiently and safely carry out instructions of line manager in his/her work area. 

    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.
  • 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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