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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Utilise layout signs and signal communications in the transport industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252255  Utilise layout signs and signal communications in the transport industry 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
110079  Utilise layouts signs and signal communications in the transport industry effectively  Level 1  NQF Level 01   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A learner credited with this unit standard will be able to identify, interpret and utilise the appropriate signs, symbols and signals within a specific sector in the transport industry.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Reading, interpreting and reacting to signs and symbols in the work environment.
  • Using signals to communicate in the workplace.
  • Interpreting diagrammatical layout of work environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is desirable for learners wishing to achieve this unit standard to be competent at:
  • Communication at ABET Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Read, interpret and react to signs and symbols in the work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The requirement for signs and symbols in the work environment is explained in accordance with relevant legislation and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Workplace signs and symbols are described according to industry practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Signs and symbols are explained in terms of organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Use signals to communicate in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The need for recognised signals is explained in the context of the work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Signal application is explained in terms of a given workplace purpose and context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Signal use is demonstrated for given scenarios in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Interpret diagrammatical layout of work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The requirement for diagrammatical layouts is explained in relation to the workplace operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The location of the diagrammatical layout is indicated in relation to the department/section/organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Symbols depicting location of specific areas is explained in terms of the department/section/organization layout. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range of specific areas include, but is not limited to:
  • Evacuation routes, placement of freight, parking bays and lifts.
     


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard and the related Exit Level Outcomes of the Qualification must be accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance (ETQA) body.
  • External Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.
  • The accredited Training Provider will oversee internal moderation of assessment.
  • Internal and external moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in the specific outcomes of the Unit Standard as well as the integrated competence described in the purpose of the unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Applicable legislation and regulations with regard to diagrammatical layouts, signals, symbols and signs (e.g. OSH Act).
  • SABS codes for diagrammatical layouts. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made in interpreting workplace layout signs and symbols. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as member of the team in communicating with all role-players specific areas in a diagrammatical layout. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly while applying signals and interpreting layout signs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively by using language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion in interpreting signs and signals and reporting of non compliance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and safety of others by demonstrating an understanding of safety relating use of designated workplace areas. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 110079, "Utilise layouts signs and signal communications in the transport industry effectively", Level 1, 4 credits.

    Notes to Assessors:
  • Assessors must be registered as assessors with a relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessors must be in possession of a relevant qualification at a minimum of National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 2. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  59300   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    2. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    3. Bev Short Training Consultants 
    4. Dee-Bravo Training Centre 
    5. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    6. Driving Sense 
    7. He and She Driver Training Centre 
    8. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    9. Imperial Logistics Group t/a Dedicated Contracts 
    10. Innovative Shared Services 
    11. KDS Centre for Skills Development and Training Pty Ltd 
    12. KSV Marketing and business services Pty Ltd 
    13. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    14. Makwedeng Training 
    15. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    16. OSR Trading 
    17. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    19. RCH Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Skills For Life 
    21. Staffing Logistics 



    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.