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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Use basic hand-skills 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
8202  Use basic hand-skills 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Secondary Agriculture: Processing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Secondary Agriculture 
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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-09-13  2008-09-13  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-09-13   2012-09-13  

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 
A learner who has achieved this unit standard will be competent in:

Fabricating a work piece by applying basic hand skills. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
To enter a learning programme for this unit standard or to be assessed against this unit standard, the learner is assumed to have :
  • Literacy, numeracy and communication skills at or equivalent to NQF level 1
  • Attended a course on maintenance and using of basic tools and equipment.
  • An understanding of General Safety in the work place at NQF level 1 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of this unit standard deals with hand skills related to fabricating work pieces and using of hand-and power driven tools.

    The specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard are performed without direct supervision, but with access to work-site procedures and operating instructions. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and prepare for fabricating a workpiece 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Reading and interpreting job instructions and determining a sequence of operation according to work-site procedures.
    Identifying and selecting appropriate tools, equipment and materials according to work-site procedures and job requirements.
    Selecting appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) according to statutory requirements.
    Determining safe working practices and correct methods.
    Reporting faulty and damaged tools and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    Reasons for planning and preparing fabricating process are explained
    Consequences of not identifying appropriate tools, equipment and materials, are explained
    Purpose of marking-off of work pieces is explained
    Observing that cutting, filing, drilling and tapping procedures are adhered to according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements
    Reasons for checking work pieces according to job instructions and quality requirements, are explained
    Reasons for cleaning and storing tools and equipment are explained
    Observing that work-site is restored to a serviceable condition according to work-site procedures 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Mark-off workpiece 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Marking-off according to job instructions and safety procedures
    Highlighting marked lines using appropriate tools 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    Reasons for planning and preparing fabricating process are explained
    Consequences of not identifying appropriate tools, equipment and materials, are explained
    Purpose of marking-off of work pieces is explained
    Observing that cutting, filing, drilling and tapping procedures are adhered to according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements
    Reasons for checking work pieces according to job instructions and quality requirements, are explained
    Reasons for cleaning and storing tools and equipment are explained
    Observing that work-site is restored to a serviceable condition according to work-site procedures 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Fabricate workpiece 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Cutting workpieces according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements
    Filing workpieces action according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements.
    Drilling workpieces according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements.
    Tapping and threading workpieces according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements.
    Checking workpieces according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    Reasons for planning and preparing fabricating process are explained
    Consequences of not identifying appropriate tools, equipment and materials, are explained
    Purpose of marking-off of work pieces is explained
    Observing that cutting, filing, drilling and tapping procedures are adhered to according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements
    Reasons for checking work pieces according to job instructions and quality requirements, are explained
    Reasons for cleaning and storing tools and equipment are explained
    Observing that work-site is restored to a serviceable condition according to work-site procedures 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Complete fabricating process 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Cleaning and storing tools and equipment according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements.
    Restoring work area to serviceable condition according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:
  • Reasons for planning and preparing fabricating process are explained.
  • Consequences of not identifying appropriate tools, equipment and materials are explained.
  • Purpose of marking-off of work pieces is explained.
  • Observing that cutting, filing, drilling and tapping procedures are adhered to according to job instructions, safety and quality requirements.
  • Reasons for checking work pieces according to job instructions and quality requirements are explained.
  • Reasons for cleaning and storing tools and equipment are explained.
  • Observing that work-site is restored to a serviceable condition according to work-site procedures 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to an assessor accredited by SETASA.
  • Any training provider offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be registered and accredited by SETASA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be done by SETASA in its ETQA capacity at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic knowledge of the safe handling of tools and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of determining faulty and damaged tools and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge and principles of safety procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of reading and interpreting mechanical drawings 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when reading and interpreting job instructions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others during the process of work pieces. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself when preparing for fabricating work pieces. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate with others during the process of reporting deviations to affected parties. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when using tools and equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    VALUES

    All learners should demonstrate :
  • An application of company ethics, values as well as general safety and customer care principles.
  • An awareness of expectations and obligations of basic worker / management / customer relationships. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  14891   National Certificate: Agricultural Machinery Technician  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-10-18  Was AgriSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 


    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. DEW CRISP PTY LTD 
    2. HT MARKTECH 
    3. NWK Beperk 
    4. RCL Foods-Sugar & Milling (MP) 
    5. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 



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