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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge of the land transport legal framework 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377222  Demonstrate knowledge of the land transport legal framework 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Traffic 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4 
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 
Legislation was passed to give effect to land transportation in the country. While the legislation deals with many issues, learners completing this standard will focus on those aspects related to the work of a traffic official.

Learners credited with this standard will be able to:
  • Describe the Traffic Official related sections of the land transport legislation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of permits and operating licences.
  • Apply knowledge of law enforcement in regard to operating licences. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner will be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the Traffic Official related sections of the land transport legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The legislation is described in terms of its purpose, principles and scope. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The definitions contained in the legislation are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purpose and proclamation of special regulations are explained in accordance with the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The establishment of the key traffic related structures are explained in accordance with the legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Structures include but are not limited to the establishment of the National Public Transport Regulator (NPTR), Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE), Municipal Regulatory Entity (MRE) and associated entities.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The roles and responsibilities of the key traffic related structures are described in accordance with the legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Structures include but are not limited to the establishment of the NPTR, PRE, MRE and associated entities.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The various systems established in terms of the legislation are described in terms of their purpose and functions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Systems include but are not limited to the establishment of the Operating Licence Administration System (OLAS) and National Information System (NIS).
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Types of plans prescribed by the legislation are described in terms of their purpose and those responsible. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Plans include but are not limited to the National Land Transport Strategic Framework, Provincial Land Transport Framework and Integrated Transport Plans.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate knowledge of permits and operating licences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Operating licences are explained in terms of application, conditions, collection and conversion processes and their legislative time frames. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The difference between a permit and an operating licence is explained in accordance with the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Types of operating licences are described using examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Types of vehicles that may be used for public transport and those exempted are described in accordance with the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The governing of the granting of operating licences is described in accordance with the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The duties of the holder of an operating licence are described in accordance with the legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply knowledge of law enforcement in regard to operating licences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The powers and duties of authorising officers are described in accordance with legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The impoundment procedures are explained in terms of legislation and standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The various offences and relevant charges are identified and explained in accordance with the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A driver is charged for an offence committed in terms of the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A vehicle operating contrary to the legislation is impounded in accordance with the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The proclamation of special events regulations are explained in terms of requirement and enforcement. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Special events include but are not limited to events by proclamation in the Government Gazette e.g 2010 FIFA World Cup.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through Recognition of Prior Learning) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Relevant sections of the Road Transportation Act (RTA).
  • Relevant sections of the Road Traffic Act, National Road Traffic Act (NRTA).
  • Relevant sections of the Cross-Border Act (CBRTA).
  • Relevant sections of the Regulations as well as Special Regulations related to the NLTA. 

  • 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 when:
  • Apply knowledge of operating licences and related documentation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information to better understand and explain:
  • Apply knowledge of operating licences and related documentation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the land transportation legislation. 

  • 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
    Elective  62289   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  80046   National Certificate: Tactical Road Traffic Operations  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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. KWAZULU NATAL TRAFFIC TRAINING COLLEGE 



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