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

Perform administrative functions during wildfire suppression 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123230  Perform administrative functions during wildfire suppression 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
This unit standard is for people required to perform administrative functions during wildfire suppression. People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Record relevant information.
  • Communicate relevant information. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Communication using a two-way radio system. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Record relevant information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Critical fire events are recorded in accordance with Industry standards. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tape recording, written neatly and accurately filed.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Fire weather data is measured and recorded in accordance with Industry standards. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Davis system, Fire danger index calculations.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Communicate relevant information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant emergency services are contacted in accordance with standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant information is communicated in accordance with local standard operating procedure. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Any changes pertaining to - weather and resources.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Requests for additional resources and shift changes are communicated to the relevant personnel in accordance with local requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Fuels, rations, chemicals, housing, tools, team leaders and relief staff.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate 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. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual and language skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Show responsibility towards the environment, health and safety 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
    Elective  50266   National Certificate: Forestry: Silviculture  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  66349   Further Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  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.
     
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    5. ASSURED VOCATIONAL SKILLS INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    6. Blanket Security and SHEQ Solutions 
    7. COREPRO CONSULTANTS 
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    10. Furniture World Training Centre 
    11. FUTURE DISCOVERY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    12. GNBR SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    13. INTUTHUKO YESIZWE COMMUNITY ORGANISATION NPO 
    14. INYAPA VHUSIKU CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    15. KWAMAHLATI TRAINING SERVICES CC 
    16. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    17. Longata Consultant 
    18. LOTTENBURG EDU-FARM 
    19. Malitinne (Pty) Ltd 
    20. MALITINNE PTY LTD 
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    22. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
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    24. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    25. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    26. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Phambile Skills Training (Pty) Ltd 
    28. PINUS TECH TECHNOLOGIES TRADING AND PROJECTS 
    29. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    31. South African Forestry Training College 
    32. TAMASA TRAINING PTY LTD 
    33. Thunderflex3 Pty (Ltd) 
    34. Tirhani SkillsTraining Pty Ltd 
    35. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
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