SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Gathering and collating resource data and sourcing and placing disaster equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14169  Gathering and collating resource data and sourcing and placing disaster equipment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Funeral Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  11 
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 
This unit standard forms part of the Qualification, National Certificate in Funeral Services Practice and is registered at Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a funeral services environment, specialising in Disaster Management, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to each individual and the Funeral Industry as whole.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Gathering and collating resource data for decision making purposes
  • Sourcing disaster equipment and resources
  • Placing and dismantling disaster equipment and resources on site 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competency in:
  • Numeracy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • English, verbal and written communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements which are applicable to the unit standard titles, specific outcomes and assessment criteria are found beneath the applicable assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Gather and collate resource data for decision making purposes 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Preliminary data is gathered surrounding the extent of the disaster 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    A disaster will include any mass fatality beyond resources of normal activities of a funeral company. This type of disaster requires specialists from other disciplines to perform certain duties specific to the severity and size of the disaster
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Gather information relating to resources and facilities in the vicinity of disaster site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Data is collated accurately and required format 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Data will include client files, pathologists reports, identification report, orthodontist report, personal effects, instructions relating to destination, disposition of remains, photographic records, expense records
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Data is gathered and collated within agreed time-frames 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Collated data is disseminated to relevant parties (Decision maker) 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Source disaster equipment and resources 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Disaster equipment is identified and listed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Disaster resources are identified and listed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Disaster equipment and resources locations are identified and located. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Database of suppliers is maintained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Logistical solutions of getting equipment and resources on site are provided. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Availability of equipment and resources is immediate at time of need. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Place and dismantle disaster equipment and resources on site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Disaster equipment and resources are available at identified location and within agreed time frame 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Resources and equipment will include vehicles, blankets stretches, body bags, embalmers, embalming equipment, instruments and fluids, tents, tables, catering, ablution facilities, accommodation, lighting, refrigeration, power communication, equipment, protective clothing, water, air conditioning, equipment, protective clothing, water, air conditioning, other disaster teams
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Disaster equipment is erected and coupled to services in required operational format 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Disaster equipment is dismantled and disposed off according to instructions 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers offering learning towards this standard will be accredited and assessors registered by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA) 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A comprehensive understanding of suppliers and location of equipment and resources worldwide
  • An all rounded understanding of other disaster management teams internationally
  • A general understanding of processes and procedures for obtaining resources and equipment 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to data, information, sourcing disaster equipment and placing disaster equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when responding to situations in the preparation for the disaster team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities ensuring all avenues are used in the preparation of the disaster team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information in order to assist with decision making and the successful preparation for disaster management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, especially during the sourcing phase. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where good preparation and data processing create a situation for good disaster management. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  21787   National Certificate: Funeral Services Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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. Abantu Sikhona Trading and Projects (Pvt) Ltd 
    2. Bakho Skills Development 
    3. BATSHWALE BUSINESS SOLUTION 
    4. Camblish Training Institute 
    5. CHUMABATHO PTY LTD 
    6. Connoisseur Carpentry Design 
    7. Global Star Trading 
    8. GOMMATHABO'S CONSTRUCTION AND ELECTRICAL 
    9. K2016464843 SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    10. Lesedi Life Holdings 
    11. Lindiyolise 
    12. M28 Consulting and Training 
    13. MAITE BUSINESS CONSULTING AND TRAINING AGENCY 
    14. MANAMELA TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    15. Mkheswane Business Capital and Management Consulting 
    16. NATIONAL BUSINESS ACADEMY NPC 
    17. Ndabezitha Skills Development Agency 
    18. NDEBE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FACILITATIONS ASSESSORS 
    19. Pakanyo HR Solutions 
    20. Profounder Intelligence Management Services 
    21. Prospect Plus 
    22. Royalty Training Institution 
    23. Sbongukhanyo 
    24. Shirs Vision Compleadev 
    25. sinawe funeral palour 
    26. SUNSHINE FORTY ACADEMY 
    27. Tanya Strangfeld Management Consulting and Training 
    28. TREND SETTERS CONSULTANT 
    29. Tshamutengu General Trading 
    30. VRV SINGH ENTERPRISES LTD 
    31. WILLOW TREE CONSULTING 
    32. YAKHANI BRICKS AND PAVING CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED 



    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.