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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Lead and supervise construction teams 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119080  Lead and supervise construction teams 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 the learning is:

Learners who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to monitor the performance of team members including disciplinary action and provide on-job training and coaching

It contributes to the development of a professional community of construction supervisors. The contribution to the national skills development strategy is the key developmental interface between learners and new competencies to be achieved.

Its contribution to socio-economic transformation is that learners would be able to undergo rpl-assessment and thereby receive recognition for previous learning and experience. This unit standard can therefore enhance the employability and career prospects of learners. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:
NQF level 1/ABET level 4 Numeracy and Literacy. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The typical scope of this unit standard is:
  • Corrective action with regard to performance monitoring might include
    1. Counselling
    2. Initiation of disciplinary action
    3. Referral of the problem to immediate supervisor 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Assist with the recruitment, selection and induction of team members. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Site and H.R. procedures and policies are adhered to 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Selection criteria are implemented in line with project requirements to avoid partiality or bias 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All new team members are inducted, including general organisational information and job specific training 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Receive and issue instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information and instructions are received and assimilated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Instructions are clearly and concisely communicated to team members and their understanding is confirmed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Roles and responsibilities are correctly assigned to team members 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Motivate teams and monitor performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A positive and challenging working climate is maintained within the team 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Performance of team members are constantly monitored and corrective action is taken where required 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Feedback to team members are respectful, constructive and is focussed on performance 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Team conflict is timeously and constructively resolved 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    An awareness of diversity in teams is demonstrated and diversity is appropriately managed 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Coach team members. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Team members have the appropriate skills and tools in order to perform their jobs competently 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    On-job coaching is provided to team members 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Developmental needs and career aspirations of team members are communicated to immediate supervisor 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Implement disciplinary and grievance procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Labour Legislation is adhered to 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Site and H.R. procedures and policies with regard to discipline are adhered to 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Grievances are addressed and resolved within the team 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the CETA - ETQA for this unit standard or a similar unit standard at a higher NQF Level
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the CETA-ETQA
  • CETA-ETQA or other ETQA's who have a Memorandum of Understanding in place with CETA-ETQA would be responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    I can understand and explain:
  • Basic principles of planning, organizing and motivating labour
  • Site procedures, including disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • The importance of diversity awareness and management
  • Basic conflict handling techniques
  • Coaching techniques
  • Communication principles
  • Feedback techniques
  • Motivational principles and theories
  • Skills Development implementation in the organisation 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems

    Specific outcome:
  • Motivate teams and monitor performance
  • Implement disciplinary and grievance procedures

    Assessment criteria:
  • Grievances are addressed and resolved within the team
  • Team conflict is timeously and constructively resolved 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    Specific outcome:
  • Assist with the recruitment, selection and induction of team members
  • Motivate teams and monitor performance
  • Coach team members

    Assessment criteria:
  • Team conflict is timeously and constructively resolved 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    Specific outcome:
  • Motivate teams and monitor performance 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    Specific outcome:
  • Receive and issue instructions

    Assessment criteria:
  • ·Developmental needs and career aspirations of team members are communicated to immediate supervisor
  • All new team members are inducted, including general organisational information and job specific training 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    Specific outcome:
  • Motivate teams and monitor performance
  • Coach team members

    Assessment criteria:
  • Developmental needs and career aspirations of team members are communicated to immediate supervisor 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    Specific outcome:
  • Motivate teams and monitor performance

    Assessment criteria:
  • Site and H.R. procedures and policies are adhered to
  • Labour Legislation is adhered to 

  • 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  49410   National Certificate: Construction  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.
     
    NONE 



    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.