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

Move tactically in pairs to conduct medium risk, crime-combating operations 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14125  Move tactically in pairs to conduct medium risk, crime-combating operations 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Visible Policing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-02-19  2006-02-09  SAQA 0146/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-02-09   2010-02-09  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
120477  Demonstrate tactical and street survival techniques  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for persons working in the safety and society environment by applying tactical movements is addressing crime by:

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Use Tactical movements when attending to complaints
    C Secure a scene of Hostage and / or Suicide situations
    C Use different tactical approaches and techniques
    C Apply tactical techniques and approaches in clearance of houses
    C Stopping and searching of suspect vehicles and occupants
    C Perform an anti technical movement / drill

    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of any learner within the safety in society environment and more specifically within the policing discipline by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the safety in society environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:
  • Functional mathematical, numerical and communication skills
  • Read, interpret and use of relevant forms. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard applies to persons who attend complaints by applying tactical movements and drills with a level of authority that allows them to take independent decisions. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Use Tactical movements when attending to complaints. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The preparation of a one=s mental state to attend to the complaint is demonstrated according to the complaint received. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Look for signs of nervousness, avoidance, and anxiety.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The principles of hiding and cover are demonstrated explained and demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The nature of the complaint is analysis and the risk situation is evaluated according to the nature of the complaint received. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Possible ambush situations are identified and act according to the nature of the complaint received. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The actions, drills and steps taken in a counter ambush drill are demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Counter ambush drills situations refer to situations on foot and vehicles.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The complaint is tactically approached according to organizational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Tactically approached must include the following:
    Drive past the addressed of complaint
    Evaluate the risk
    Analyze the situation
    Solve the problem outside
    Approached to the door
    Use of cover. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The ability to develop a plan A and B before approaching the complaint is demonstrated according to the nature of the complaint. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    8. The principles of the use of cover are identified and demonstrated according to the principles of the use of cover. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Secure a scene of Hostage and/or Suicide situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The principles of crime scene management are explained and applied during the securing of a Hostage and/or Suicide situations according to organizational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The approached to a crime scene of Hostage and/or Suicide situations are demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The actions to be taken at a crime scene of Hostage and/or Suicide situations are explained and demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Determine whether or not the situation exists
    Contain the situation
    Inform Community Service Center
    Identify possible witnesses
    If possible obtain information on number and description of hostages, condition of Hostages, determine if they are armed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The different roles and responsibilities of members at a Hostage and/or Suicide situations are explained according to organizational procedures and policies. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    First response officials
    Hostage and / or Suicide negotiators/experts
    The detective - Investigator of the complaint. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The need for assistance of various role-players is explained according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The safety of oneself, Tactical Team and bystanders are ensured according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Use different tactical approaches and techniques. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The technique observation is demonstrated according to organizational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The technique climbing over obstacles to minimized injuries and as a basic ingredient for the execution of duties in order to achieve the aim is demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The need for the use of tactical equipment is identified and applied in relationship with the identified need according to organizational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Buddy Aids are identified and applied to ensure survival according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The advantages and disadvantages of the use of different tactical approaches and techniques are identified and explained according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply tactical techniques and approaches in clearance of houses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The execution of techniques during houses clearance is demonstrated without any fear and with the necessary speed according to organizational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Look for signs of nervousness, avoidance, and anxiety. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The need for the use of hand signs is identified and demonstrated when a house is cleared according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The use of firearms in a house clearance operation is demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The rules of hiding and covered are identified and applied during a house clearance operation according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The use of safety equipment to ensure the safety of one is demonstrated according to organizational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. A plan is developed on the route to take during the house clearance operation according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Work as a team member during a house clearance operation is ensured to ensure the safety of all members of the team according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    8. The different ways to communicate during a house clearance operation are identified and applied according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Stopping and searching of suspicious vehicles and occupants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The need for the stopping and searching of a suspicious vehicle is identified and explained according to organizational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The way of stopping a suspicious vehicle is explained and demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The use of cover in the stopping and searching of suspicious vehicles and occupants is identified and applied according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The search of the suspicious vehicle and occupants is demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The seizure of evidence and arresting of people is demonstrated according to the criminal procedure act and constitution of South Africa. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Different arresting techniques in arresting people must be demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The safety of oneself and others is demonstrated according to the organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The situation/risk is assessed according to the identified need according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    8. Withdraw from the suspicious vehicle after stopping and searching is demonstrated according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Perform an anti technical movement/drills. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Foreign weapons and bombs are identified and acted on according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. An anti tactical movements/drills are demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Hand grenade and Bombs
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The processes to follow when foreign weapons are identified and seize are explained and demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Safety of oneself and others in a case of explosions is demonstrated according to organizational procedures and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The application of first aid principles is applied (if necessary) according to first aid principle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The application of fire fighting principles are applied (if necessary) according to fire fighting principles. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Candidates are assessed against these assessment criteria. An assessor observes currently employed candidates carrying out their normal work duties. They may also be asked to carry out simulated tasks and to answer written and/or oral questions. Candidates studying towards a Unit Standard, and who are not currently employed, will also be assessed using variety of assessment tools.
    2. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
    3. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
    4. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures

    The standard describes competent performance in doing physical techniques that will enhance their job performance, and lay down the criteria by which competence should be judged, as well as the range of circumstances in which competence should be demonstrated. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    _ A comprehensive understanding of the relevant legislation, and procedures and practices.
    _ A broad understanding of the legislation regarding attending to crimes
    _ A comprehensive understanding of the need for the tactical approached in attending complaints
    _ A basic understanding of the ways and methods used in tactical approached in attending complaints. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in a critical and creative way in applying the provisions set out in organizational orders regarding the tactical approached in attending complaints, under controlled circumstances, making a sound judgement of any given situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team in applying the provisions set out in organizational orders regarding tactical approached in attending complaints, under controlled circumstances, making a sound judgment of any given situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and manage oneself and one=s personal activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information relevant in applying the provisions set out in organizational orders regarding the tactical approached in attending complaints, making a sound judgement of any given situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand and apply a range of office management-related techniques, procedures and experimental approaches required in the different specific programmes leading up to this qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 120477, which is "Demonstrate tactical and street survival techniques", Level 5, 10 credits.

    INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT:

    Integrated assessment methods and tools will allow the candidate to demonstrate that she/ he has acquired knowledge of and can safely and effectively apply competence identified in this unit standard.

    These tools include the following:
    _ In-site (on-the-job) observations
    _ Role-play simulations
    _ Structured group discussions
    _ Written reports (e.g. tests, exams, case studies, projects, registers, logbooks, workbooks)
    _ Verbal report backs (presentations)
    _ Portfolios of evidence
    _ Projects (physical visits to Government Departments)
    _ Experiential learning
    _ Working in teams
    _ Scenario sketching
    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (For example, the written method of assessing knowledge or on-job demonstration of practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitudes.

    REQUIREMENTS OF A PORTFOLIO:

    Valid, reliable and authentic evidence (presented as a portfolio of evidence) from past achievements and experience, which serves to supplement the assessment of, applied competence.

    The portfolio may include inter alia:
    _ Written statements from persons (e.g. current and/or previous employer, colleague, peer, manager, external customers) confirming competence of the learner
    _ Relevant certificates or awards
    _ Previous assessment records
    _ Journals/logbook

    Level
    A learning programme leading to the award of this unit standard should develop learners who demonstrate:
    (1) A foundational knowledge base as indicated in the embedded knowledge component
    (2) An understanding of the discipline/field=s fundamental terms, rules, concepts and principles
    (3) Familiarity with some of the essential procedures, operations and techniques of this field
    (4) An ability to use a range of procedures to solve routine problems
    (5) Basic information gathering, analysis and presentation skills
    (6) An ability to communicate and present information clearly and reliability following prescribed formats and conventions.

    SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS:

    Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
    Criminal Procedure Act
    Constitution Act
    South African Police Service Act
    A glossary of terms about the terminology of
    CONTEXT SPECIFIC
    Specifications, agreements and policies and procedures. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  20496   National Certificate: Policing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-02-09  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 


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