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

Describe and explain basic safety requirements in a forestry environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123137  Describe and explain basic safety requirements in a forestry environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Forestry 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Describe and explain general safe working practices and procedures.
  • Explain commitment towards safety.
  • Explain preventative measures. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe and explain general safe working practices and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Accidents are defined and explanations are provided of their effect on the worker. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Unsafe actions are identified and explained in terms of their potential effects and corrective action that would be taken. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety is defined and explained in terms of its implications for the worker and company. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    General duties of employees at work are explained according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Explanations are provided of company safety policy. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain basic safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Commitment and responsibilities towards safety are explained according to company policy and legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Responsibility towards work competence is explained according to company policy and legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain preventative measures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hazards in the workplace are identified and their influence on workers, work and company explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explanations are provided of ways to prevent unsafe conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety awareness is explained to ensure a safe working culture. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Knowledge considered critical to the successful achievement of this unit is covered in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria. 

    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/group/organisation/community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Administration and record keeping. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically (showing responsibility towards the environment and health of 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  50225   General Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    2. BMD TEXTILES PTY LTD 
    3. COALITION TRADING 1238 CC 
    4. FUTURE DISCOVERY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    5. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    6. Longata Consultant 
    7. MALITINNE PTY LTD 
    8. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Phambile Skills Training (Pty) Ltd 
    12. PINUS TECH TECHNOLOGIES TRADING AND PROJECTS 
    13. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    15. South African Forestry Training College 
    16. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
    17. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    18. Tirhani SkillsTraining Pty Ltd 
    19. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    20. Vusubuntu Training and Skills Development(Pty) Ltd 
    21. Yangantle Trading 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.