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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Organize forestry work team activities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123242  Organize forestry work team activities 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Plan and prepare for work task.
  • Optimize vehicle logistics.
  • Monitor and assign vehicle and equipment maintenance and cleaning.
  • Solve problems and demonstrate flexibility in reallocating activities in adverse weather conditions. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2, basic safety in forestry operations and basic forestry map reading. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and prepare for work task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Job instructions are interpreted correctly in terms of the relevant operational activities organizational requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Numbers of supervision and labour required, ratio of supervision to labour, type and/or number of tools, equipment and stores, vehicle number and size, duration to completion e.g. organogram and time schedule.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The daily quantity and type of task for each class of labour is allocated according to the requirements of the particular field operation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    If relevant the method of infield measurement is explained. If support functions or sequential tasks occur the labour ratios are explained and utilised as required by the particular field operation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Operational flexibility to change to another field activity with proper work allocation in the event of adverse weather conditions, fire, or danger is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tools, equipment and stores required by each class of labour are assigned as per the requirements of each relevant field activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Descriptions are provided of how the tools and equipment should be utilised and the merits of alternatives where relevant. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Optimize vehicle logistics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Optimum routes are selected and explained for the transport of labour, store, tools, equipment, and field products for the relevant field activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Optimum and safe loading and storage best practices are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources required for loading and unloading and possible alternatives are identified and allocated so as to use vehicles optimally. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Organize vehicle and equipment maintenance and cleaning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Maintenance scheduling and the adapting of production accommodates maintenance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The importance of daily service, cleaning schedules and their timing is described in terms of the impact on machinery, equipment and production. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Solve problems and demonstrate flexibility in reallocating activities in adverse weather conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Decisions to move to alternative field operations are based on clearly understood criteria and are justified by prevailing and anticipated conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explanations are provided regarding the re-organization required to optimize the efficiency of a move to another field operation. 


    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 IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and in teams. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of inter-related parts of a system. 

    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  50266   National Certificate: Forestry: Silviculture  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  65490   National Certificate: Arboriculture: Tree Preservation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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.
     
    1. AGB Finance 
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    3. Amos / Kgaphamadi Community Organisation 
    4. Aniathu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    5. AQUILA TRAINING 
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    7. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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    13. Bontham Training & Agricultural Consultants 
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    16. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Circleway College 
    18. CMO Logistics Pty Ltd 
    19. Coalition Trading 1238 cc 
    20. College of Machine Operators 
    21. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
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    23. Cretia Training and Consultancy 
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    25. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    26. Ekurhuleni Artisans & Skills Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
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    30. Faithworks Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Fundakahle Multi-Purpose Co-operative Limited 
    32. Furniture World Training Centre 
    33. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    34. Gauteng City College 
    35. Gcinumbuso (Pty) Ltd 
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    37. GNBR Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    38. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
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    42. Hybrid Dynamics 
    43. Ikamvelihle Youth Development (Pty) Ltd 
    44. Imbewu Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Intuthuko Yesizwe Community Organisation 
    46. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
    47. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    48. Jazz Expression 
    49. Khazimula Diamond (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Kuhlemaphitha Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    51. Kusabelele Investments 
    52. Kwamahlati Training Services cc 
    53. LANDVISTA NPC 
    54. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    55. Lembede Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    56. Lens Plumbers 
    57. Letaba TVET College 
    58. Lisakhanya Skills Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    59. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
    60. Longata Consultant 
    61. Lottenburg Edu-Farm 
    62. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
    63. Malitinne (Pty) Ltd 
    64. Mavco Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Maxlen Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    66. Mberwana Trading Enterprise 
    67. Mearnsii Trading cc 
    68. Mgadaveni Training Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    69. MHLAMBANYATHI GROUP PTY ( LTD) 
    70. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
    71. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
    72. Mphahle Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Mukwevho Training and Development 
    74. NEW AFRICA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    75. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    76. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    78. Nomzumbe Trading & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    79. Nosino Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    80. Nqothu Projects (PTY) LTD 
    81. Nteko Investments 
    82. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    83. Ntuthuko Projects & Services 
    84. Nurtured Minds Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    85. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
    86. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    87. Pesac Professional Training (Pty) Ltd 
    88. Phambile Skills Training (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Phetho Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
    90. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
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    93. Prempie Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
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    95. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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    97. RJM Investments 
    98. Royal Express 
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    100. Seacrest Investments 156 (Pty) Ltd 
    101. SEJ Skills Academy Pty Ltd 
    102. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    103. Sibalwethu Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Silalele Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
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    106. Success Media Skills & Training Services 
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    119. Udumo Training & Develoment (Pty) Ltd 
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    124. Umlozi Skills Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    125. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    126. Valotech 274 (Pty) Ltd 
    127. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
    128. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    129. Verge (Pty) Ltd 
    130. Vicmat Consultants 
    131. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    132. Wal Training (Pty) Ltd 
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    135. Womens Leadership & Empowerment Initiative 
    136. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    137. Xhamela Development Services 
    138. Yangantle Trading 
    139. York Timbers Pty Ltd 



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