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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Replace vehicle trim 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244115  Replace vehicle trim 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Vehicle Maintenance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 installing vehicle trim 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, measuring equipment, auto body repair equipment 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 the replacement of interior and exterior trim and parts. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Includes the condition of the trim and parts, the location of the SRS's and to report on deviations and malfunctions.
  • Interior trim and parts includes sunroofs, seats, safety belts, door trim and parts, carpets and under felt, sound proofing material, roof lining, sun visors, A, B, and C post covers, wheel arch covers and fender liners.
  • Exterior trim and parts includes mirrors, door handles, complex beadings and spoilers. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The removal and replacement processes for each type of trim are explained in terms of their stages and importance in the total repair procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Methods of determining the location of the supplementary restraint system (SRS) are described in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The importance of correct removal and replacement of trim is explained in terms of economy and final appearance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Assess the damage and determine the scope of repair. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Assess the damage includes to read and interpret the job instructions and to determine the extent of trim and parts to be removed.
  • The scope of repair includes to identify the repair process, tools, equipment, and to identify the removal and fitment process of the parts and trim.. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The scope of repair is identified 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 
    Safety precautionary measures to be taken are identified and clearly explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Remove trim and parts. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Remove includes dismantle, bolt off, clip off, pull off, take out, drill out, de-glue and clean and the labelling of parts and wires. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

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

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All removed parts, trim and wires are labelled in accordance with the workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All work is conducted with due safety and in accordance with prescribed workplace procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Install trim and parts. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Install includes bolt on, clip on, glue and rivet. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The trim and parts are installed in accordance with workplace requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The trim and parts are aligned in accordance with specifications and adjacent components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The trim and parts are installed without damage to the component or surrounding areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The trim and parts are checked for functionality in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Misalignment is 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:
  • Body trim, parts and accessories.
  • Tools and equipment.

    Learners can describe the attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
  • Body trim, parts and accessories.
  • Moulds and beadings (including ways of securing).

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

    Learners can explain the purpose of:
  • Body trim and parts.
  • Accessories.
  • Sound proof material.
  • Aligning 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:
  • Safety restraint systems (SRS).
  • Vehicle pre and post repair safety precautionary measures.

    Learners can explain relationships, systems:
  • The relationship between the trim and parts and the SRS's on a vehicle and the safety precautionary measures. 

  • 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 replacement of trim and parts. 

  • 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 de-activation of the vehicle safety restraint systems (SRS) and related safety systems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners will have learned to organise and manage themselves and their activities:
  • When completing the planning and repair process.
  • 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 replace the trim and parts.
  • 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 
    Core  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. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    9. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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