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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Convey dangerous goods by road 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123259  Convey dangerous goods by road 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
10230  Convey dangerous goods by road  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The purpose of learning is to ensure safe loading, conveying and off-loading of dangerous goods according to legal and organisational requirements. Credited learners can convey dangerous goods in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements and handle incidents safely when they occur.

Credited learners are capable of:
  • Complying with relevant legal documentation requirements.
  • Applying safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading.
  • Applying safety procedures in the event of an incident.
  • Complying with the requirements of SANS 10231 in terms of behaviour on route. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners have already attained NQF Level 2 Mathematical Literacy and Communication competence. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The learner should prove competence relevant for all nine class of substances. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Comply with relevant legal documentation requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Legal concepts are defined and their responsibilities explained in terms of the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legal concepts include:
  • Consignee.
  • Consignor.
  • Operator.
  • Qualified Person.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The meaning and function of each component on warning signs and documents are explained, in terms of SANS 10232 Part 1. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Warning signs and documents include:
  • Warning panel.
  • Danger Warning Diamond.
  • Tremcard/Treccard.
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Danger warning placards, specific to the substance loaded on the vehicle, are checked for correct fitting on the vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All relevant statutory documents are carried and placed in the designated space. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Statutory documents include, for example, Regulation 281 of the National Road Traffic Act.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading in terms of SANS 10231. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is extracted from relevant sources and utilised to ensure safe handling of classified goods and substances. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Duties of the driver before proceeding on route, in terms of SANS 10231, are adhered to at all times. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Standard Operating Procedures (relating to the class of substance/goods and related equipment) are adhered to in order to prepare the vehicle for loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Personal Protective equipment, suitable to the class of substance, is worn during loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Safety equipment and procedures suitable to the class of substance, is used during loading and off-loading. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The nine hazard classes are listed and the properties of the class of substance transported are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The concept of compatibility is explained as it relates to dangerous goods. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply safety procedures in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is extracted from the tremcard/treccard or other relevant source/s and utilised to implement the appropriate response in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The correct fire extinguishing equipment is utilised in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Personal protective equipment suitable to the class of substance is worn in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Safety equipment suitable to the class of substance is used in the event of an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Incidents are reported according to the requirements of SANS 10231. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Comply with the requirements of SANS 10231 in terms of behaviour on route. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Driving style is adopted in order to maintain load quality and avoid incidents during transportation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Duties on route in terms of SANS 10231 are adhered to at all times. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by the relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • 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 with the relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Credited learners understand and can explain:
  • National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996, Chapter VIII, pertaining to the transportation of Dangerous Goods.
  • The following SANS codes, pertaining to the transportation of Dangerous Goods and the duties/responsibilities of the driver:
    > SANS 10231.
    > SANS 10231 part 1.
  • Documents to be carried by the driver and/or placed in the designated space.
  • Document procedures for substances to be loaded and after off-loading.
  • Nine hazard classes and the warning diamonds.
  • Properties/hazards of the class of substance transported.
  • Loading and off-loading procedures for the class of substances transported, bulk and packaged goods.
  • Concept of compatibility.
  • Meaning and function of each component on the Warning Panel; Danger Warning Diamond; Tremcard/Treccard and Dangerous Goods Declaration.
  • The names, functions, purpose and use of personal protective equipment and safety equipment provided for use during loading, off-loading or an incident.
  • The procedures for reporting and reacting to incidents for the class of substance to be transported.
  • Tremcard/Treccard Dangerous Goods Declaration and any other additional document used to access information about the substance.
  • The meaning of the following terminology:
    > Consignee.
    > Consignor.
    > Qualified person.
    > Emergency response guide.
    > Classified Goods & Substances.
    > Dangerous Goods Placard.
    > Multi-Load/Mixed Load.
    > Multi-Load/Mixed Load warning diamond.
    > Operator.
    > Road Tanker (Bulk).
    > Exempt Quantity.
    > Route Instruction.
    > Designated Space.
    > United Nations Number.
    > Operator Registration.
    > Incident.
    > Professional Driving Permit.
    > Operator Advice Number.
    > Specialist Advice Number.
  • The following regulations:
    > (115 F) part 3 Chapter 4 of the National Road Traffic Act
    > (116 C)
    > (117)
    > (117 E)
    > (118)
    > (120)
    > (122)
    > (123)
    > (124) 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems where responses to problems show that such critical and creative thinking has been used to make responsible decisions when an emergency situation arises. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to load and off-load vehicles and handle accidents or spillages. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively to meet legal requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the conveyance of dangerous goods by road. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when reporting incidents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the incorrect handling and conveying of dangerous goods can pose a threat of injury to people, materials and/or the environment. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 10230, "Convey dangerous goods by road", Level 4, 8 credits.

    Notes to assessors:

    The following assessment methods must be regarded as minimum requirements for the assessment of learner competence:
  • Questioning.
  • Reflexive questions.
  • Simulation.

    Terminology:
  • SANS: South African National Standard. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  59326   National Certificate: International Trade  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  57831   National Certificate: Freight Handling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  50285   National Certificate: Professional Driving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  57849   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dangerous Goods: Multi-modal Transportation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    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. ACT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    2. Africa Training Centre 
    3. African Network for Skills Development 
    4. Agisanang SA Training 
    5. Akhule Development Institute CC 
    6. AL Training Centre 
    7. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    8. Alert Hazchem 
    9. Algoa Bus Company 
    10. All-in-one Driving Academy 
    11. Amandlolwazi Training Centre Pty Ltd 
    12. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    13. AREHONE MULTI TRAINING CENTRE 
    14. Bakubung Driver Training and consultants CC 
    15. Barloworld Transport Solutions 
    16. Be Alert Training (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Bee-Safe Programme Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Best Hope Academy & Consultancy 
    19. Bev Short Training Consultants 
    20. Biz and Labour (Pty) Ltd 
    21. BP SOUTHERN AFRICA (PTY) LIMITED 
    22. BreErivier Training Development CC Mossel Bay 
    23. BreErivier Training Development CC Worcester 
    24. Brilliant Skills Development & Training Solutions 
    25. Buscor 
    26. Cape Winelands Training 
    27. Capital Driving School 
    28. Cargo Carriers Limited 
    29. CHAMDOR DRIVER TRAINING CC 
    30. Climamark (PTY) Ltd 
    31. Continuous Development Training 
    32. Culmen Wes-Kaap CC 
    33. DB Schenker Logistics Campus NMEA Pty Ltd 
    34. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    35. Dee-Bravo Training Centre 
    36. Dees Driver Training Centre 
    37. DGP Training Consultants 
    38. DGR Compliance Solution Pty Ltd 
    39. Die Mnyandoro''s G.M. Agency (Pty) Ltd 
    40. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    41. Ditelo Training Solutions of South Africa CC 
    42. Dithipe Development Institute (PTY) LTD 
    43. Diversity technology Training Institute 
    44. DJ Bosman Transport Pty Ltd 
    45. DMG Global Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    46. Drive for Africa Training and Evaluation 
    47. Driving Sense 
    48. Dunatara Training 
    49. Durban Driver Training Centre Pty Ltd 
    50. DV Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    51. East Coast Professional Driver Training Academy Pty Ltd 
    52. Edu Wize Group Pty Ltd 
    53. Enviroserve Waste Management 
    54. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    55. Excellect 209 PTY LTD 
    56. Exclusive Training Services 
    57. Exodec 388 CC 
    58. Fantique Trade 1092 
    59. Fost Training Pty (Ltd) 
    60. G T Training Service Provider 
    61. Ga- Mokgopo Forklift Training 
    62. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    63. Goldee Trading Academy 176 
    64. Golden Arrow Bus Services_pty Ltd 
    65. Green Light Training and Projects 
    66. H and L Training School 
    67. Hazchemwize PTY Ltd 
    68. Hazmat Transportation and Training Specialist (PTY) Ltd 
    69. Hazstop (PTY) Ltd 
    70. He and She Driver Training Centre 
    71. Humrec Human Resource Training 
    72. Ikaheng HR Solutions Pty Ltd 
    73. Ikusasa Lethu Projects and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    74. Imbo driving school 
    75. Immenent HR Solutions CC 
    76. Impact Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Imperial Logistics Group t/a Dedicated Contracts 
    78. Indaba Training 
    79. Inkqubela Consultants 
    80. Innovative Shared Services 
    81. Isipho Sempilo Trading 42 
    82. J.T.R Skills Training 
    83. Juan-Tech Training Centre 
    84. Julifa Trading Enterprise cc 
    85. Kajal and Associates 
    86. Kempston Driving Academy 
    87. Khabanyane Training and development 
    88. Khamafi Training cc 
    89. Kitta Transport Training Academy 
    90. KKH Operator Training and Projects Pty Ltd 
    91. Ksk Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    92. KSV Marketing and business services Pty Ltd 
    93. Kwetsima (Pty) Ltd. 
    94. LB Training Solutions 
    95. Learncore 
    96. Learncorp 
    97. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    98. Licence Wise 
    99. LTM Training and Remote Learning Solutions 
    100. Lwaze Lwanda General Traders CC 
    101. Makwedeng Training 
    102. Masakhane Further Education and Training 
    103. Moripe Business and Training Consultants 
    104. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    105. NOSHTAC Training and Consulting cc 
    106. Nowethu Learning Institute cc 
    107. Nozinga Training Academy 
    108. NS Traders 
    109. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    110. Ntsoaki Driving School 
    111. OHSTEC 
    112. Orion Industrial Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    113. OSR Trading 
    114. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    115. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    116. Primeserv Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd 
    117. Pro Driver Training (Pty) Ltd 
    118. PRO Skills Development Pty Ltd 
    119. Pro-Driver Trucking Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    120. Production Management Institute (PMI) 
    121. PUTCO Pty Ltd 
    122. QMS Training 
    123. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    124. Rasehlo Transport and Tourism 
    125. Rhino Recruiting Services CC 
    126. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    127. Safe and Eco Driving Pty Ltd 
    128. Safety Skills Development Training 
    129. Salestalk 88 Pty Ltd T/A Concord Skills and Training 
    130. SC Training and Consulting 
    131. School of Shipping 
    132. Sediba Sabasadi Skills Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    133. Shipping And Transport College Pty Ltd 
    134. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    135. Siyashayela Training and Development 
    136. Skills for All 
    137. SN Pool Transport 
    138. Solly''''s SkillsTraining Centre 
    139. South African Fire and Medical Academy (SAFMA) 
    140. SPINA Consultancy cc Cape Town 
    141. Staffing Logistics 
    142. Strat Training pty ltd 
    143. Striving Mind Academy and Consultancy Pty Ltd 
    144. Surgophase 
    145. Tanker Services 
    146. The Assessment Zone (Pty) Ltd 
    147. The Skills Matrix 
    148. TI Mohloane Trading and Projects 
    149. TIESPRO (Pty) Ltd 
    150. Total Fleet Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    151. Toyota Forklift t/a Saficon Industrial Equipment 
    152. Training at Divine Group Pty Ltd 
    153. Transport Training Technologies 
    154. Transvaal Legislative Training 
    155. Triton Express Pty Ltd 
    156. True-Blue Training (Pty) Ltd 
    157. Tshireletso Multi-skills and Training 
    158. Uhambo Training Solutions Pty Ltd 
    159. Uthingo Training Centre 
    160. Victor Adams Training 
    161. Victoria driving School PTY LTD 
    162. Vulindlela Training Centre 
    163. White Horse Carriers Pty (Ltd) 
    164. WHSE Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    165. Wind Financial and Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    166. Xinergistix Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    167. Yellow Jersey Logistics 
    168. YouLearnIT Academy 



    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.