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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Install glazing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14892  Install glazing 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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 measure, cut and fit glass in accordance with dimensions specified in working drawings for houses of a basic design ensuring that the applicable National Building standards, health and safety regulations and prescribed time frames are adhered to.

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. 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. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
NQF Level 1 (ABET Level 4) Literacy and Numeracy competencies 

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.

The method used to cut and fit glass panes is limited to the use of a mechanical glasscutter.

Frames into which cut glass is fitted is limited to wood and steel frames.

The range of materials used to fit glass are limited to putty and silicone. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Procure, receive and store glass on site. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Glass is stored safely and protected against breakage. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Select tools, equipment and fixing materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Appropriate tools, equipment and fixing materials are selected. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Measure and cut glass to the required size. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Glass panes are procured and/or ordered in accordance with measured window sizes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Size tolerances are accurately determined. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Glass panes are cut to the requirements specified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Glass wastage is minimised. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Glass and fixing material waste is disposed of in accordance with health and safety legislation. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Fit glass into window frames. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Appropriate materials are used to fit glass in accordance with the requirements specified. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Repair broken glass panes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Glass panes and fixing materials are safely removed from the window frame. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Glass and fixing material waste is disposed of in accordance with health and safety legislation. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
Clean glass. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Leftover traces of fixing materials are removed from glass panes. 


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:
  • Tools, equipment and materials for cutting, fixing and cleaning glass
  • Glass properties
  • Size tolerances
  • Glass fitting materials (mounting materials)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Health and Safety Regulations for the building industry
  • Methods for disposing of glass and fixing material waste 

  • 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:
  • Glass must be accurately measured and cut to ensure that panes are sized to specified dimensions and glass wastage is minimised 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • Relevant safety measures for cutting and fitting glass panes must be observed to minimise accident or injury to self or others i.e. Occupational Health and Safety Act and Health and safety regulations for the building industry 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, symbolic, and/or language skills in various modes:
  • Provide accurate measurements to suppliers when ordering glass to ensure that the glass delivered is of the correct size and unnecessary wastage is avoided 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and the health of others:
  • Broken glass/wastage must be disposed of in accordance with legislative requirements for glass disposal so that the health and safety of others and the sustainability of the environment is protected 

  • 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:
  • Glass must be stored safely when not in use to prevent accident or injury to team members or unscheduled visitors to the building site 

  • 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. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    5. Better Best Agri Development 
    6. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Blacken Security Services 
    8. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    9. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    10. Border Kei Training Trust 
    11. Builders Training Centre 
    12. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    13. CBM TRAINING PTY LTD 
    14. Centre For Economic Participation 
    15. Coega Development Corporation (Pty) Ltd 
    16. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    17. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    18. DESTO PTY LTD 
    19. Eastcape Training Centre 
    20. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    21. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    22. Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Pty Ltd 
    23. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    24. Esayidi TVET College 
    25. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    26. Forek Institute of Technology 
    27. Furniture World Training Centre 
    28. Gabasega Consulting and Training Centre 
    29. Gert Sibande TVET College 
    30. Goldfields FET College 
    31. GREATER ELDOS IMAGES OF PEACE 
    32. Ikasa Consultancy Enterprise 
    33. Ikhwezi Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    34. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    35. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    36. Josmap Training Institute 
    37. KIM People Development 
    38. KING HINTSA TVET College 
    39. L S Nkosi CC 
    40. Leps Training Consultants 
    41. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    42. Maesela Phaladi Investment and Construction PTY LTD 
    43. Majuba TVET College 
    44. Microzone Training CC 
    45. Mnambithi TVET College 
    46. MOGOLO ACADEMY - ENKELBULT 
    47. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    48. Motheo TVET College 
    49. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    50. MPUMALANGA REGIONAL TRAINING TRUST 
    51. Mthoms Trading 
    52. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    53. Nkangala Public FET College - Central Office 
    54. Nkomaba Trading and Projects 
    55. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    56. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    57. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    58. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    59. Northlink TVET College 
    60. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    61. Orbit FET College - Central Office 
    62. Othandweni Training Centre 
    63. PALABORA FOUNDATION 
    64. Palale Construction and Projects 
    65. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    66. Perfect Solution Project and Consultancy 
    67. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    68. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    69. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    70. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    71. RCS Academy 
    72. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Rural Development Trust 
    74. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    75. SESANA PROJECTS 
    76. SETHIKE TRADING 
    77. Sivile Housing Association RSA 
    78. SIYAFUNDA BUSINESS SYSTEM 
    79. Somvi General Services 
    80. Sphola Consulting CC 
    81. St Anthonys Education Centre 
    82. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    83. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    84. Thabomeleng 
    85. Thaleba Promotions and Events Management 
    86. Thekweni TVET College 
    87. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    88. Tius Consultants 
    89. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    90. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    91. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    92. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    93. Tshwane North College for FET - Central Office 
    94. TSK Projects 
    95. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    96. Umfolozi FET College 
    97. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    98. Vizz Tech Printers 
    99. VSL GENERAL TRADING CC 
    100. Vuselela TVET College 
    101. WAL TRAINING 
    102. West Coast TVET College 



    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.