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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Comply with good housekeeping practices 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117416  Comply with good housekeeping practices 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Furniture 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
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
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 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to maintain effective working conditions by carrying out good housekeeping routines and complying with relevant housekeeping procedures.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Carrying out good housekeeping routines
  • Preparing workstation for safe and effective production
  • Complying with relevant housekeeping policies and procedures
  • Maintaining effective working conditions 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in basic numeracy and literacy equivalent to ABET Level 4. They will also have achieved, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competence to, the National Certificate (GETC) in Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities, (Furniture). 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following elements may include but are not limited to:
  • Routines : daily; weekly; area and equipment
  • Work requirements : rate; quality; materials; equipment
  • Relevant person : supervisor
  • Work requirements : equipment; tools; workstation
  • Equipment and tools : hand tools for work to be done
  • Specifications : length; width; depth; position; finish
  • Environmental conditions : temperature; humidity; lighting; atmosphere 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Carry out good housekeeping routines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Routines are carried out safely and in accordance with work requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Equipment is kept clean and available for use when required. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Cleaning equipment and materials are used safely and correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any faults identified with equipment are reported to the relevant person. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare workstation for safe and effective production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Workstations are kept clean and free of hazards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Equipment and tools for work to be carried out are checked to be operational and in condition for safe and effective work. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Equipment and tools are set to required specification according to work requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Equipment and tools are laid out in sequence according to work requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Comply with relevant housekeeping policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Organisational housekeeping policies and procedures are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The importance of good housekeeping and the impact of poor housekeeping on people, processes, facilities and products are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All housekeeping policies and procedures impacting on the candidate's area of responsibility are complied with appropriately and timeously. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any shortcomings in housekeeping practices are identified and reported to the appropriate authority. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Maintain effective working conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant safety routines are carried out according to requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Environmental conditions of the workstation conform to health and safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Faulty equipment and tools identified are isolated, replaced and reported to the relevant person. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Equipment and tools are handled safely without damage or injury. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The workstation is kept clean, tidy and safe. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Equipment and tools are returned safely to correct storage after use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The responsibilities of employees as they apply to housekeeping and the workplace and fellow workers are explained. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessors assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the FIETA ETQA

    Institutions offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the FIETA ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    A broad understanding of the following:
  • Selection of cleaning materials
  • Potential hazards of defective equipment
  • Relevant health and safety requirements
  • The impact of good housekeeping on work requirements
  • Importance of organising workstations effectively
  • Importance of correct use of equipment and tools
  • Handling of tools and equipment 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team by maintaining good relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively to ensure work is carried out productively and timeously. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using language skills when communicating with supervisors and work colleagues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation, that solutions identified benefit all involved and do not pose health and safety risks for self or others. 

    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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49091   National Certificate: Furniture Making: Wood  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  58781   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  78323   National Certificate: Lamproom Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 


    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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    56. Goldfields TVET College 
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    62. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
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    65. I Care Resource Centre 
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    67. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
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    71. Insika Foundation NPC 
    72. Institute for Telling Development T/A ITD Training (MENLYN PARK) (TP) 
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    74. INTERMASIKO CC 
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    76. Intuthuko Yesizwe Community Organisation 
    77. Inyathi Visions 
    78. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    79. Ithala Lezemfundo (Pty) Ltd 
    80. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
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    96. Lembede Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    97. Leribe Training Solutions 
    98. Letaba TVET College 
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    100. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
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    103. Lungile Mchunu Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
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    110. Maluti TVET College 
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    127. Mnambithi TVET College 
    128. Molebogeng Resource Centre 
    129. Morito Diphateng Projects & Services 
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    149. Nikwe Trading (Pty) Ltd 
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    158. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
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    162. Organisational Development International (TP) 
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