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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage construction resources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9984  Manage construction resources 
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  20 
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 Construction Contractors to manage labour, plant end equipment, and materials resources on a construction project. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Labour includes all categories such as unskilled, semi-skilled, construction hands, trades and artisans.
2. Resource schedules relate to timeframes established in a works program.
3. Plant and equipment maintenance includes servicing and preventative maintenance. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Manage Labour resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The principles of selection, recruitment and induction of labour are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Site systems of labour time-keeping and wages are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Labour forums are established to resolve labour problems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Task norms for work allocation are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. A Labour Resource Schedule is produced. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Manage Construction Plant and Equipment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The principles of availability and utilisation of plant are understood. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Plant and equipment is procured according to requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. A Plant and Equipment Resource Schedule is produced. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Plant is maintained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Manage Construction Materials. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Materials are procured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Loss control is applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Materials are issued and reconciled. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. A Materials Resource Schedule is produced. 


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 for the Certificate in Construction Contracting. 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. The purposes of resource schedules.
2. The principles of Loss Control.
3. Induction methods for labour.
4. Current legislation involving employment of Labour.
5. The principles of Labour Intensive Construction methods and the establishment of task norms. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Manage Labour resources.
2. Manage Construction Materials.
  • Loss control is applied.
  • Labour forums are established to resolve labour problems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • The principles of selection, recruitment and induction of labour are applied.
  • Labour forums are established. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied.
  • Task norms for work allocation are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Manage Labour resources.
    2. Manage Construction Plant and Equipment.
    3. Manage Construction Materials.
  • Site systems of labour time-keeping and wages are applied.
  • A Labour Resource Schedule is produced.
  • A Plant and Equipment Resource Schedule is produced.
  • Loss control is applied.
  • Materials are issued and reconciled.
  • A Materials Resource Schedule is produced. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • Labour forums are established to resolve labour problems.
  • The principles of selection, recruitment and induction of labour are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Manage Labour resources.
  • Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied.
  • Task norms for work allocation are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Manage Construction Plant and Equipment.
    2. Manage Construction Materials.
  • Labour Intensive Construction methods are applied.
  • Loss control is applied 

  • 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  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  24273   National Certificate: Community House Building  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    3. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    4. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    5. ALLINA FRANCIS (SA) 
    6. Amagema Development and Social Consultants 
    7. Amber Tower Training 
    8. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    9. Artisan Development Academy 
    10. Asemhle Trading 
    11. Assured Vocational Skills Institute 
    12. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    13. Better Best Agri Development 
    14. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    15. Blacken Security Services 
    16. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    17. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    18. Builders Training Centre 
    19. Buna Construction And Projects 
    20. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    21. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    22. CBM TRAINING PTY LTD 
    23. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    24. Centre For Economic Participation 
    25. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    26. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    27. Construction Resource Development College 
    28. Cutting Thru Training (Pty) Ltd 
    29. Dego Consultants 
    30. DESTO PTY LTD 
    31. Eastcape Training Centre 
    32. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    33. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    34. Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Pty Ltd 
    35. Ekurhuleni East College For TVET 
    36. Elangeni College for FET - Central Office 
    37. Elata Management Consultants 
    38. ENTELEKEY GROUP 
    39. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    40. False Bay College 
    41. Forek Institute of Technology 
    42. Furniture World Training Centre 
    43. Gert Sibande TVET College 
    44. Godisang Development 
    45. Goitsebasadi Construction Project 
    46. Goldfields FET College 
    47. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    48. Ifodo Skills Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    49. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    50. Ikhwezi Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    51. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    52. In Excess Traiding 22 (Pty) ltd 
    53. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    54. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    55. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    56. Itemba Development Consultants 
    57. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    58. Kagano Consulting Services 
    59. Kamofatso Construction and Academy 
    60. KIM People Development 
    61. KING HINTSA TVET College 
    62. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    63. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    64. L S Nkosi CC 
    65. Leps Training Consultants 
    66. Lerumo La Setshaba 
    67. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    68. Maesela Phaladi Investment and Construction PTY LTD 
    69. Mahumani Empowerment Servives Centre 
    70. Majuba TVET College 
    71. Mamuhle Academy 
    72. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    73. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    74. Masima Training Sa Cc 
    75. Microzone Training CC 
    76. Mkhosana Civils and Skills Development 
    77. Mnambithi TVET College 
    78. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    79. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    80. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    81. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    82. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    83. MPUMALANGA REGIONAL TRAINING TRUST 
    84. Mthoms Trading 
    85. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    86. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    87. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    88. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    89. NOLOSHA 
    90. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    91. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    92. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    93. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    94. Northlink TVET College 
    95. Novi General Services 
    96. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    97. Nthacom Holdings 
    98. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    99. Othandweni Training Centre 
    100. PALABORA FOUNDATION 
    101. Perfect Solution Project and Consultancy 
    102. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    103. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    104. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    105. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    106. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    107. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    108. RCS Academy 
    109. Realeboga Training Provider 
    110. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    111. Reflections Development Institute 
    112. Rural Development Trust 
    113. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    114. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    115. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    116. SESANA PROJECTS 
    117. SETHIKE TRADING 
    118. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    119. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    120. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    121. Sivile Housing Association RSA 
    122. SIYAFUNDA BUSINESS SYSTEM 
    123. Somvi General Services 
    124. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    125. Sphola Consulting CC 
    126. St Anthonys Education Centre 
    127. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    128. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    129. Thabomeleng 
    130. Thaleba Promotions and Events Management 
    131. Thekweni TVET College 
    132. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    133. Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants CC 
    134. Tius Consultants 
    135. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    136. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    137. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    138. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    139. TSK Projects 
    140. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    141. Umfolozi FET College 
    142. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    143. Umnotho We Afrika Foundation 
    144. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    145. VSL GENERAL TRADING CC 
    146. Vuselela TVET College 
    147. WAL TRAINING 
    148. West Coast TVET College 
    149. Zakhele Jwarha Trading PTY LTD 
    150. Zama Training & Developments 
    151. Zibuyile Consulting and Projects (Pty) Ltd 



    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.