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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Clad roof structures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14887  Clad roof structures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
Learners' who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to clad a roof structure in accordance with roof plan drawing specifications as required for houses of basic design ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with National Building Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety legislation and within prescribed time frames

The competencies contained in this unit standard complement the other building competencies that make up this qualification and will contribute to the development of professional Community House Builders who are able to use Science and Technology in a responsible and cost-effective manner. It should result in improved quality and service delivery in community house building. These competencies should result in improved quality and service delivery in community house building.

The contribution to The National Skills Development Strategy is the key developmental interface between Learners' and new competencies to be achieved.

This unit standard will provide Learners' with access to the National Certificate in Construction Carpentry - NQF Level 3. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
NQF Level 1 (ABET Level 4) Literacy and Numeracy Competencies
Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
"Set out and prepare Construction Carpentry work areas"
"Erect, use and dismantle access equipment" 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The competencies specified in this unit standard are applicable to the construction of houses that are rectangular in shape and it is within this context that the learner is required to demonstrate competent performance.

Scaffolding is limited to ladders and trestles.

Roof cladding is limited to corrugated galvanised sheeting and corrugated fibre cement sheeting. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Read and interpret roof plan drawings. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Dimensions are accurately interpreted from drawings and applied i.e. spacing of roof trusses, battens and purlins. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Prepare the work area and select, use and maintain tools, equipment and materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Tools, machines and equipment are identified and correctly used. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Tools and equipment are functional. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Safety precautions are adhered to. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Set out, position and install battens or purlins. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Roof member components are securely fixed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Safety precautions are adhered to. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Set out and clad roof structures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Roof is covered with specified materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Roof cladding material is cut and finished in accordance with specified requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Safety precautions are adhered to. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Set out, position and install finishing components. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Ridging materials are securely fixed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Work area is cleaned. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Safety precautions are adhered to. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the CETA - ETQA, for this unit standard.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the CETA - ETQA.
  • CETA - ETQA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements for Learners' who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Understand and explain:
  • Techniques for interpreting dimensions specified in roof plan drawings
  • Tools, equipment and materials applicable to the context of this unit standard
  • Methods for erecting and dismantling scaffolding
  • Different timber sizes for purlins and battens
  • Techniques for positioning and securing battens and purlins
  • The advantages and disadvantages of different roof cladding materials
  • Required roof pitch for different cladding materials
  • Techniques for cutting roof cladding material
  • Occupational Health and Safety legislation applicable to the context of this unit standard
  • National Building Regulations applicable to the context of this unit standard 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking:
  • Identify the specified roof cladding materials and determine the appropriate component sizes 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively:
  • Maintain tools and equipment in good working order to ensure that the cladding of roof structures is carried out effectively and the cost to company for the frequent replacement of tools and equipment is minimised
  • Maintain a neat, clean and tidy work area
  • Plan work so that roofs are clad within the specified deadlines 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • Drawing specifications: Area to be tiled and batten specifications
  • Accurate interpretation of drawing specifications: Area to be clad with corrugated iron sheeting, spacing of purlins, roof overhang, roofing screws to be used, fitting of ridge capping 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, symbolic, and/or language skills in various modes:
  • Confirm your understanding of all requirements specified for the cladding of roof structures with the engineer/client before commencing with the work at hand so as to minimise future delays that might be caused because this work has to be redone
  • Communicate in a clear and audible manner when issuing instructions to team members so that all verbal instructions are clearly understood and can be carried out as required 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and the health of others:
  • Check the safety and security of scaffolding at the beginning of each new work day to minimise accident or injury to yourself and other team members 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems, by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation:
  • Ensure that materials, tools and equipment used to clad roof structures is safely and securely stored and protected on the building site to minimise the risk of theft, accident or injury to site personnel or visitors to the building site
  • The accurate interpretation of engineer/architect's concept and the completion of work within specified time frames results in ongoing business opportunities for the organisation 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively:
  • Assess the work that you have completed to identify areas that can be improved on when cladding roof structures in the future 

  • 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  24273   National Certificate: Community House Building  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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. 17 Shaft Training 
    2. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Artisan Development Academy 
    4. Assured Vocational Skills Institute 
    5. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    6. Better Best Agri Development 
    7. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Big Tree Group 
    9. Blacken Security Services 
    10. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    11. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    12. Border Kei Training Trust 
    13. Builders Training Centre 
    14. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    15. CBM TRAINING PTY LTD 
    16. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    17. Centre For Economic Participation 
    18. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    19. Coega Development Corporation (Pty) Ltd 
    20. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    21. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    22. DESTO PTY LTD 
    23. Eastcape Training Centre 
    24. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    25. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    26. Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Pty Ltd 
    27. Ekurhuleni East College For TVET 
    28. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    29. Esayidi TVET College 
    30. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    31. F& O Deliveries 
    32. Forek Institute of Technology 
    33. Furniture World Training Centre 
    34. Gabasega Consulting and Training Centre 
    35. Gert Sibande TVET College 
    36. Goldfields FET College 
    37. GREATER ELDOS IMAGES OF PEACE 
    38. Ikasa Consultancy Enterprise 
    39. Ikhwezi Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    40. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    41. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    42. Josmap Training Institute 
    43. KIM People Development 
    44. KING HINTSA TVET College 
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    46. Leps Training Consultants 
    47. Lerumo La Setshaba 
    48. Macsen Construction & Projects 
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    51. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    52. Microzone Training CC 
    53. Mnambithi TVET College 
    54. MOGOLO ACADEMY - ENKELBULT 
    55. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    56. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    57. Motheo TVET College 
    58. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    59. MPUMALANGA REGIONAL TRAINING TRUST 
    60. Mthoms Trading 
    61. Namuntlha Training and Development (Pty)Ltd 
    62. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    63. NIRVANA BUSINESS SOLUTION CONSTRUCTION 
    64. Nkangala Public FET College - Central Office 
    65. Nkomaba Trading and Projects 
    66. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    67. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    68. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    69. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    70. Northlink TVET College 
    71. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    72. Orbit FET College - Central Office 
    73. Othandweni Training Centre 
    74. PALABORA FOUNDATION 
    75. Palale Construction and Projects 
    76. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    77. Perfect Solution Project and Consultancy 
    78. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    79. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    80. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    81. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    83. RCS Academy 
    84. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    85. Rural Development Trust 
    86. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    87. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    88. SESANA PROJECTS 
    89. SETHIKE TRADING 
    90. Sivile Housing Association RSA 
    91. SIYAFUNDA BUSINESS SYSTEM 
    92. Somvi General Services 
    93. Sonani Training and Communications 
    94. Sphola Consulting CC 
    95. St Anthonys Education Centre 
    96. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    97. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    98. Thabomeleng 
    99. Thaleba Promotions and Events Management 
    100. Thekweni TVET College 
    101. Tius Consultants 
    102. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    103. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    104. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
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    107. Tshwane North College for FET - Central Office 
    108. TSK Projects 
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    111. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    112. Umnotho We Afrika Foundation 
    113. Vizz Tech Printers 
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    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.