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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Establish and prepare a work area 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9966  Establish and prepare a work area 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
The purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable learners to set up work site infrastructure that meets job requirements. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
GETC NQF Level 1 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Infrastructure requirements and physical resource requirements include access equipment requirements, and resources such as telecommunication equipment, housing, etc.

2. Specifications include documented specifications including drawings, job specifications, manufacturer`s specifications, material specifications, and expert source specifications. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Read and interpret specifications and drawings. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Determine infrastructure and resource requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Equipment infrastructure requirements are accurately assessed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Site buildings/temporary structures are accurately determined. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Physical resource requirements are accurately determined. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Prepare the work area. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Any existing fittings are removed or covered before and replaced after activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:

1. Scaling and symbols of drawings.
2. Types and uses of working drawings.
3. Equipment infrastructure.
4. Physical resources. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Determine infrastructure and resource requirements.
2. Prepare the work area.
  • Equipment infrastructure requirements are accurately assessed.
  • Site buildings/temporary structures are accurately determined.
  • Physical resource requirements are accurately determined.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Prepare the work area.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
    2. Prepare the work area.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities.
  • Any existing fittings are removed or covered before and replaced after activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49410   National Certificate: Construction  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65789   National Certificate: Construction Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48961   National Certificate: Construction: Crane Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48940   National Certificate: Construction: Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49022   National Certificate: Floor Covering Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  20919   National Certificate: Construction Painting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20814   National Certificate: Construction Plastering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20815   National Certificate: Construction Tiling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49012   National Certificate: Construction: Concrete Reinforcing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49016   National Certificate: Construction: Concreting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65709   National Certificate: Construction: Steelwork  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49015   National Certificate: Construction: Structural Steel Erecting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    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. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    2. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    3. Agisanang SA Training 
    4. Amber Tower Training 
    5. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    6. Arehone Consulting 
    7. Artisan Development Academy 
    8. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    9. Barloworld Equipment 
    10. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Blacken Security Services 
    12. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    13. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    14. Border Kei Training Trust 
    15. Bright Storm Projects 
    16. Builders Training Centre 
    17. Construction Resource Development College 
    18. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    19. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    20. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES BRANDVLEI TRAINING CENTRE 
    21. DiphitlheleloTechnical Services 
    22. Diversity Technology Training Institute 
    23. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    24. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    25. Eastcape Training Centre 
    26. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    28. eminence 
    29. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    30. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    31. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    32. Forek Institute of Technology 
    33. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    34. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    35. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    36. HWM Consultancy 
    37. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    38. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    39. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    40. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    41. Itemba Development Consultants 
    42. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    43. KHULA MINI CONSULTING SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    44. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    45. LANDAMXO (PTY) LTD 
    46. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    47. Learning Exchange (PTY) Ltd 
    48. LICENCE WISE TRAINING SPECIALISTS 
    49. Luntu for Education and Skills Development Practice (Pty) Ltd 
    50. M Tech Training Consultants 
    51. M3 Construction Projects (pty) Ltd 
    52. Mahish 
    53. Majoncor Projects and Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    55. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    56. Masima Training Sa Cc 
    57. Microzone Training CC 
    58. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    60. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    61. Mthoms Trading 
    62. MTL Training and Projects 
    63. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    64. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    65. National African Federated Building Industry 
    66. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    67. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    68. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    69. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    70. NOLOSHA 
    71. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    72. Nsukay Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Nthacom Holdings 
    74. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    75. Othandweni Training Centre 
    76. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    77. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    78. Powerpro Technologies and Training Facility (PTY) LTD 
    79. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    80. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    82. Regen Technical Institute Pty Ltd 
    83. Scaffold Training Group 
    84. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    85. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    86. SIMUNYE COMMUNITY HELP SERVICES 
    87. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    88. Sphola Consulting CC 
    89. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    90. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    91. Success in Action cc 
    92. TEC HRD CONSULTANTS 
    93. The Skills Matrix cc 
    94. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    95. Thela Developments 
    96. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    97. Tius Consultants 
    98. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    99. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    100. Topfix Scaffolding (Pty) Ltd 
    101. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    102. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    103. Transvaal Training 
    104. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    105. TSK Projects 
    106. UKHONKOLO CONCRETE PRODUCTS 
    107. UNIQUE SOLUTIONS/EAGLES GUESTHOUSE 
    108. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    109. Valley Junction Training Academy 
    110. WAL TRAINING 
    111. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    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.