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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Remove and install a dashboard 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244111  Remove and install a dashboard 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Vehicle Maintenance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
People in the field of manufacturing and engineering require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard. The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications. The learner is capable of removing and replacing a vehicle dashboard using the necessary equipment. This will contribute to the exit level outcomes required for the National Certificate in automotive repair and maintenance at NQF Level 3 and related qualifications. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for maintaining vehicles in the field of manufacturing and engineering. It is assumed that the learner has already learned the use of engineering hand tools, power tools, workshop equipment, basic mechanical and electrical measuring equipment, remove and replace vehicle components and to maintain a safe and productive working environment. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The ranges as indicated under the specific outcomes determine the scope and level of this unit standard.

All work is performed with little or no supervision in accordance with operational, repair manual specifications and procedures and in compliance with occupational safety, health and environmental legislation. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Demonstrate knowledge of removing and installing a dashboard. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Different types of dashboards and components are identified in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The removal and instalment processes for each type of dashboard are explained in terms of their stages in accordance with manufacturer specifications and procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
The importance of correct removal and installation of dashboards is explained in terms of economy and final appearance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
The importance of clearly marking all disconnected wires and replacing them correctly is explained in terms of the quality of the repair. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Determine the extent of work required. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Determine includes to identify the vehicle, the tools and equipment, the accessibility to the dashboard, the provisions of the manufacturers manual and the location and status of the supplementary restraint system (SRS).
  • The accessibility includes the location and removal of related parts, instrumentation and sound and security systems. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The job instructions are accurately interpreted and followed according to prescribed workplace requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The extent of work is described in accordance with workplace and manufacturer procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The tools, equipment, material requirements and protective covers for the repair process are correctly identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All related parts, instrumentation, sound and security systems that affect the removal of the dashboard are identified and recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Safety precautionary measures to be taken are identified and clearly explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Remove the dashboard. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Remove includes to obtain the tools and equipment, dis-assemble the dashboard, disconnect and label all couplings. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The trim and parts are removed in accordance with manufacturer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The trim and parts are removed without damage to the component or surrounding areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All the disconnected and removed parts and units are clearly marked and/or stored in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The dashboard is dis-assembled, labelled and removed in accordance with workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The dashboard is stored without causing damage to its appearance or structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The dashboard is removed in accordance with agreed time schedules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    All work is conducted with due safety and in accordance with all prescribed workplace procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Install the dashboard. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Install includes fitting, aligning, connecting and securing the dashboard; fitting the related parts; re-connecting accessories and cleaning. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All disconnected parts and units are re-connected and secured in accordance with the job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The functionality of all the related parts and units are checked to be operational in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The final positioning and tightening of the mountings are in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The dashboard is installed in accordance with agreed time schedules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    All work is conducted with due safety and in accordance with all prescribed workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Faults are identified and corrected in accordance with finished product specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Restore work area, complete and process documentation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Restoring work area includes disposal of hazardous materials, tools and equipment packed away, work area cleaned.
  • Documentation includes completing job cards, check lists and reports.
  • Reports include reports and summaries of work completed.
  • Process includes submissions according to company procedures. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The work area is restored in accordance with workplace and SHE requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are cleaned and stored in accordance with workplace and SHE requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consequences of not leaving the workplace in the appropriate state are explained in terms of safety hazards and production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Documentation is completed and processed in accordance with workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The reasons for various documents are explained in terms of their main functions. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • 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 through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Learners can explain the names and functions of:
  • Dashboard and components.
  • SRS.
  • Parts.
  • Covers.

    Learners can describe the attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
  • Dashboards.
  • Material composition.
  • SRS.

    Sensory cues:
  • What the learner see, feel, smell and hear in the process.

    Learners can explain the purpose of:
  • Removing a dashboard.
  • To determine the accessibility to the damaged parts.

    Learners can apply regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards for:
  • Company policies and procedures.
  • SHE procedures.
  • Quality procedures.
  • Vehicle safety restraint system regulations.

    Learners can understand and explain theory: rules, principles, laws:
  • Parts and components.
  • Basic electricity and electronics.

    Learners can explain relationships, systems:
  • The relationship between the dashboard and all the related parts. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Learners can identify and solve problems:
  • Relating to the removal and installing of a dashboard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Learners have acquired the generic ability to work effectively with others:
  • When interacting with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation, and completion of the process to remove and install a dashboard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners will have learned to organise and manage themselves and their activities:
  • When performing the preparation processes.
  • When managing resources and their time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners have acquired the generic ability to communicate effectively:
  • When completing and processing job cards.
  • When submitting the reports to the relevant department. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Learners will have learned to use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • When using special tools and equipment to remove and install the dashboard.
  • When using information technology to source technical data and to generate and submit reports. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Qualifying learners can demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • When they can explain and justify their actions and procedures followed during the process. 

  • 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  64529   National Certificate: Automotive Body Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58497   National Certificate: Automotive Repair and Maintenance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-02-18  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  64409   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    2. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    3. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    4. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    5. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    6. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    7. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    8. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    9. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 
    10. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    11. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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