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

National Certificate: Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
48804  National Certificate: Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Occupational Health and Safety 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate  Field 09 - Health Sciences and Social Services  Preventive Health 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  135  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Regular-Unit Stds Based 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
SAQA 0160/05  2007-08-07  2008-11-26 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-11-26   2012-11-26  

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 qualification is replaced by: 
Qual ID Qualification Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Min Credits Replacement Status
64149  National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  120  Complete 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
This qualification enables learners to identify and evaluate occupational safety, hygiene and environmental factors, in occupational environments, which may have a detrimental effect on the health and safety of learners in such environments. Learners credited with this qualification are able to perform essential measurements and functions that promote a culture of health and safety in occupational environments. The qualification is designed to be flexible and accessible.

Learners credited with this qualification are capable of:
  • Communicating effectively using visual, mathematic and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentation
  • Solving mathematics problems related to finances, patterns, statistics, shape and motion using numbers and number systems
  • Describing concepts and principles in science and the natural environment
  • Operating personal computers and computer systems
  • Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information about occupational hygiene, safety and environmental conditions and elements using science and technology effectively and critically to measure them
  • Identifying and solving problems to make responsible decisions regarding workplace hazards and risks
  • Ensuring safe, healthy workplace environments and conduct
  • Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to attain generic occupational, as well as specialised occupational safety or hygiene or environment operational competence


    Rationale:

    Learners credited with this qualification are likely to be working in the occupational safety, hygiene and environmental disciplines. For attainment of the Unit Standards, learners are required to integrate practical skills with essential knowledge, and to obtain the qualification they are required to integrate the competencies credited in the Unit Standards that the qualification is based on.

    In South Africa and internationally, the social and economic impact of occupational safety, hygiene, health, and environment is great. Direct costs that result from poor workplace safety, hygiene, health, and environments include human and economic costs. Indirect costs are also incurred and can include poor morale, poor productivity, downtime, etc. Improved workplace safety, hygiene, health, and environments could influence the South African economy in direct costs alone to the value of millions of Rands each year. This qualification aims to meet the demand for learners that are able to facilitate a safe, healthy and productive occupational environment.

    There is a critical need in the industry to recognise learner competence regarding essential operations associated with a healthy, safe and productive working environment. This qualification is the entry level to a career path in one of the areas of specialisation in Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment (SHE). It is generic enough to allow maximum mobility within the field of application. Skills, knowledge, values and attitudes (competencies) reflected in the qualification are building blocks towards a level 4 qualification. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    This qualification was designed based on the assumption that learners embarking on learning towards this qualification have already attained the language, communication, and mathematic literacy competencies required at NQF Level 1, including that they are able to:
  • Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes
  • Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn
  • Identify and respond to selected literary texts
  • Read and respond to a range of text types
  • Write for a variety of different purposes Analyse cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time
  • Collect, analyse, use and communicate numerical data
  • Critically analyse how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system
  • Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion
  • Describe, represent and interpret mathematic models in different contexts
  • Use algebraic notation, conventions and terminology to solve problems
  • Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction
  • Work with measurement in a variety of contexts
  • Work with patterns in various contexts
  • Working with numbers in various contexts


    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

    This qualification can be achieved wholly, or in part, through recognition of prior learning. Evidence can be presented in a variety of forms, including previous international or local qualifications, reports, testimonials, mentoring, functions performed, portfolios, work records and performance records. As such, evidence should be judged according to the general principles of assessment described in the notes to assessors below. Learners who have met the requirements of any Unit Standard that forms part of this qualification may apply for recognition of prior learning to the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA). The applicant must be assessed against the specific outcomes and with the assessment criteria for the relevant Unit Standards. A qualification will be awarded should a learner demonstrate that the exit level outcomes of the qualification have been attained. 

  • RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

    QUALIFICATION RULES 
    All Fundamental component Unit Standards are compulsory (52 credits must be attained):
  • 20 credits for Communication and Language
  • 16 credits for Mathematic Literacy
  • 7 credits for Natural Sciences
  • 9 credits for Computer Literacy

    All Core component Unit Standards are compulsory (70 credits must be attained).

    The Elective Component consists of a number of unit standards from which at least 13 credits must be attained. 

  • EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
    1. Communicate effectively using visual, mathematic and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentation.

    2. Solve mathematic problems related to finances, patterns, statistics, shape and motion using numbers and number systems.

    3. Describe concepts and principles in science and the natural environment.

    4. Operate personal computers and computer systems.

    5. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information about occupational hygiene, safety and environmental conditions and elements using science and technology effectively and critically to measure them. Range: Measurement of mass, pressure, noise levels, air velocity, volume flow rate, illumination levels, environmental thermal conditions, impact of industrial processes on environmental receptors, ventilation, gases etc. are included.

    6. Identify and solve problems to make responsible decisions regarding workplace hazards and risks. Range: Risks include sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/AIDS.

    7. Ensure safe, healthy workplace environments and conduct. Range: Qualifying learners are required to take responsibility for their own conduct.

    8. Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to attain generic occupational, as well as specialised occupational safety, hygiene, environment OR occupational medicine operational competence. 

    ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
    1.
  • Information from texts is accessed and used appropriately and effectively for specific contexts
  • Oral communication is maintained and adapted according to specific contexts
  • Writing is appropriate for defined contexts

    2.
  • Related problems are solved using patterns and basic mathematic functions
  • Life and work related problems are investigated using relevant statistics
  • Rational and irrational numbers and number systems are used effectively
  • Shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space are describe and represented accurately
  • Financial aspects of personal and community life are investigated and monitored effectively for specified contexts

    3.
  • The concept of science is described correctly
  • Fundamental concepts and principles in the natural sciences are described correctly
  • Human systems are accurately described
  • The relationship between society and the natural environment is accurately described

    4.
  • Personal computer systems and operating systems are used effectively for specified contexts
  • Personal computer systems and operating systems are used correctly
  • Use of personal computer systems and operating systems meet security requirements

    5.
  • Identification and description of occupational hygiene, safety and environmental conditions and elements are accurate
  • Relevant principles of measurement are accurately identified and described
  • Measurements are accurate
  • Measurements selected are appropriate for specified contexts
  • Instruments and technologies selected for measurement are appropriate for specified contexts and purposes
  • Relevant legal and other context-specific requirements are adhered to

    6.
  • Occupational safety, hygiene and environment principles are accurately described
  • Workplace hazards and risks are accurately identified
  • Workplace hazards and risks are addressed according to specified procedures and requirements
  • Workplace hazards and risks are recorded according to specified recording procedures
  • Workplace hazards and risks are reported according to specified reporting procedures
  • Corrective and/or mitigation measures are taken where necessary
  • Corrective and/or mitigation measures are appropriate for specified context

    7.
  • Workplace safety, health and environmental principles and procedures are accurately described
  • Workplace safety, health and environmental requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Personal protective and monitoring equipment is used correctly and when appropriate

    8.
  • Workplace safety and health requirements are adhered to
  • Principles of safety, hygiene and environment management are adhered to
  • Analysis is accurate (Range: Analysis of, for example, dust samples, life sustainability of refuge bays, etc. is included)
  • Inspections meet specified requirements (Range: Inspections include, for example, inspection of percussion rock drills, and safety inspections)
  • Sampling and measurements are accurate and meet specified requirements (Range: Sampling and measurement of, for example, water content, temperature, radioactive contamination, radiation, cooling power, low air velocities, air, water and barometric pressure, thermal conditions, personal equivalent noise exposure levels, environmental pollution, etc.)
  • Primary emergency care requirements are met (Range: Dealing with wounds, fractures, thermal conditions, reporting to the compensation commissioner, etc.)


    Integrated Assessment:

    Learners may be credited for individual unit standards when they meet the requirements of each unit standard. For award of the qualification, a learner must achieve all core and fundamental Unit Standards, and at least 13 credits from any of the elective Unit Standards. The assessment criteria in the Unit Standards are performance-based, assessing applied competence rather than only knowledge, or skills. In addition, learners must demonstrate that they can achieve the outcomes in an integrated manner, dealing effectively with different and random demands related to the environmental conditions in occupational contexts, to qualify. Evidence is required that the learner is able to achieve the exit level outcomes of the qualification as a whole and thus its purpose, at the time of the award of the qualification. Workplace experience can be recognised when assessing towards this qualification. 

  • INTERNATIONAL COMPARABILITY 
    This qualification and component Unit Standards for this qualification have been compared with other countries. The qualification does not exist at the equivalent level on frameworks in New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Australia. However, the design of the qualification addresses equivalent areas of competence.

    On the Australian framework, occupational health, safety and environment qualifications fall within the Vocational Education and Training sector, which recognises skills and knowledge that meet nationally endorsed industry/enterprise competency standards as agreed for those qualifications by the relevant industry, enterprise, community or professional group. The available qualifications also include literacy and numeracy, communication, working in teams (critical cross field outcome on the South African NQF), workplace technology, and industry specific competencies. Various programmes are available, including a Certificate III in Occupational Health and Safety, Certificate IV in Auditing Occupational Health and Safety Systems, Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety, and a Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety. Certificate III is year 12, or equivalent to the South African NQF Level 4.

    In the United Kingdom, no equivalent for the South African NQF Level 2 qualification exists. A Foundation certificate in Health and safety in a workplace is available, within the Hospitality sector. In addition, National Vocational Qualifications exist for Security, Safety and Loss Prevention at Level 2, Occupational Health and Safety at Level 3 (Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 equivalent in South Africa), Occupational Health and Safety Practice at Levels 4 and 5 and Health and Safety Regulation at Level 5. Other than these, health, safety and environmental issues are integrated within most other relevant qualifications, such as general science (equivalent to NQF Level 1 in South Africa), design, and engineering. In Scotland, two Vocational qualifications are provided, namely, Occupational Health and Safety Practice at Level 3, and Occupational Health and Safety Practice at Level 4.

    The New Zealand NQF places occupational health and safety within the fields of Health, Manufacturing (Dairy Workplace Health and Safety) and Planning and Construction (Construction Health and Safety and Injury Prevention). The South African equivalent is in the field of Health, specifically Occupational Health and Safety. The South African NQF Level 4 is the equivalent of the New Zealand NQF Level 3. Two qualifications are registered in the field of Health, on the New Zealand NQF, namely, a National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Co-ordination) (Level 4), and a National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3).

    Unit standards on the New Zealand NQF are all at a higher level than this qualification, and include the following:
  • Protect health and safety in a workplace (Level 1, Credits 1)
  • Assist in evaluating occupational health and safety standards and practice (Level 4, Credits 15)
  • Assist in hazard identification and control for occupational health and safety practice (Level 4, Credits 10)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety management requirements for contractors working on site (Level 4, Credits 8)
  • Explain the establishment and operation of a workplace health and safety committee (Level 4, Credits 5)
  • Explain the requirements of the health and safety in employment act (HSE) 1992 (Level 4, Credits 2)
  • Maintain standards of practice in an occupational health and safety practice (Level 5, Credits 5)
  • Develop and implement workplace occupational health and safety policy and standards (Level 5, Credits 10)
  • Develop systems for occupational health and safety management practice (Level 6, Credits 20)
  • Evaluate occupational health and safety standards and practice (Level 6, Credits 30)
  • Facilitate hazard management in an occupational health and safety practice (Level 6, Credits 30)
  • Plan and evaluate programmes to promote occupational health and safety practice (Level 6, Credits 20)
  • Implement workplace health and safety management requirements (Level 4, Credits 25)
  • Manage workplace management health and safety (Level 5, Credits 10) 

  • ARTICULATION OPTIONS 
    This qualification can provide access to learners to progress to higher-level qualifications in the discipline of Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment, and in various industrial sectors and related sub-fields. Most qualifications on the NQF require competence regarding this discipline, and thus provide an access point to, for example qualifications in the Physical Planning and Construction field, the Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology field, the Business, Commerce and Management Field, etc.

    The qualification, through the fundamental component for communication and mathematic literacy, articulates horizontally with all NQF registered qualifications at NQF Level 2, and vertically up and down with NQF Levels 1 and 3. In addition, Fundamental Unit Standards relating to Natural Sciences and Computer Literacy form part of many other NQF qualifications. 

    MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Moderation of assessment and accreditation of providers shall be at the discretion of a relevant ETQA as long as it complies with the SAQA requirements. The ETQA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. Particular moderation and accreditation requirements are:
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA. Providers offering learning towards achievement of any of the Unit Standards that make up this qualification must also be accredited through the relevant ETQA accredited by SAQA.
  • The ETQA will oversee assessment and moderation of assessment according to their policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation, or in terms of agreements reached around assessment and moderation between the relevant ETQA and other ETQAs and in terms of the moderation guideline detailed here.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments for the qualification, unless the relevant ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in Unit Standards as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification.
  • Internal moderation of assessment must take place at the point of assessment with external moderation provided by a relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
    Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by the relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programmes that result in the outcomes specified for the National Certificate in Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment (NQF Level 2). Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this qualification must be registered as an assessor with the ETQA. Assessors registered with the relevant ETQA must carry out the assessment of learners for the qualification and any of the Unit Standards that make up this qualification.

    To register as an assessor, the following are required:
  • Detailed documentary proof of relevant qualification/s, practical training completed, and experience gained (a Portfolio of Evidence)
  • NQF recognised assessor credits


    Assessors should keep the following general principles in mind when designing and conducting assessments:
  • Focus the initial assessment activities on gathering evidence in terms of the main outcomes expressed in the titles of the Unit Standards to ensure assessment is integrated rather than fragmented. Remember that the learner needs to be declared competent in terms of the qualification purpose and exit level outcomes.
  • Where assessment across Unit Standard titles or at Unit Standard title level is unmanageable, then focus assessment around each specific outcome, or groups of specific outcomes. Take special note of the need for integrated assessment.
  • Make sure evidence is gathered across the entire range, wherever it applies.


    In particular, assessors should assess that the learner demonstrates an ability to consider a range of options by:
  • Measuring the quality of the observed practical performance as well as the theory and underpinning knowledge.
  • Using methods that are varied to allow the learner to display thinking and decision making in the demonstration of practical performance.
  • Maintaining a balance between practical performance and theoretical assessment methods to ensure each is measured in accordance with the level of the qualification.
  • Taking into account that the relationship between practical and theoretical components is not fixed, but varies according to the type and level of qualification.


    All assessments should be conducted in line with the following well-documented principles:
  • Appropriate: The method of assessment is suited to the performance being assessed.
  • Fair: The method of assessment does not present any barriers to achievements, which are not related to the evidence.
  • Manage: The methods used make for easily arranged cost-effective assessments that do not unduly interfere with learning.
  • Integrate into work or learning: Evidence collection is integrated into the work or learning process where this is appropriate and feasible.
  • Valid: The assessment focuses on the requirements laid down in the standards; i.e. the assessment is fit for purpose.
  • Direct: The activities in the assessment mirror the conditions of actual performance as close as possible.
  • Authentic: The assessor is satisfied that the work being assessed is attributable to the learner being assessed.
  • Sufficient: The evidence collected establishes that all criteria have been met and that performance to the required Standard can be repeated consistently.
  • Systematic: Planning and recording is sufficiently rigorous to ensure that assessment is fair.
  • Open: Learners can contribute to the planning and accumulation of evidence. Learners for assessment understand the assessment process and the criteria that apply.
  • Consistent: The same assessor would make the same judgement again in similar circumstances. The judgement made is similar than the judgement that would be made by other assessors. 

  • NOTES 
    This qualification has been replaced by qualification 64149, which is "National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environment", Level 2, 120 credits. 

    UNIT STANDARDS: 
      ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
    Core  110075  Apply basic fire fighting techniques  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Core  14656  Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Core  116527  Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to basic health and safety principles in and around a workplace  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Core  115096  Issue and retrieve personal monitoring equipment  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Core  7489  Show, explain, discuss and analyse the relationship between society and natural environment  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Core  115101  Address workplace hazards and risks  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116520  Apply safety, health and environmental principles and procedures in a workplace  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115087  Conduct a preliminary incident investigation into workplace health, safety and environmental incidents  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116518  Conduct safety and health representation activities  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116533  Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of emergency preparedness and response  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115105  Determine wet and dry bulb temperature by means of a whirling hygrometer and take appropriate action  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115102  Identify, locate and record evironmental elements using a geographical positioning system (GPS)  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115092  Measure and record the concentration of flammable and noxious gases and vapours and take appropriate action  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115091  Monitor compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in a workplace  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  119355  Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of a safety, health and environmental management programme in the workplace  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115097  Participate in the establishment, implementation and monitoring of a health and safety agreement  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  115099  Plan sampling and analysis  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116534  Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  115093  Control workplace hazardous substances  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  116523  Demonstrate knowledge of basic occupational hygiene principles  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  115109  Grade the potential of specified industrial processes to impact on environmental receptors  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Core  116524  Measure environmental factors and take appropriate action  Level 3  NQF Level 03  15 
    Fundamental  14110  Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts and principles in the natural sciences  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Fundamental  7507  Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of science  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Fundamental  8963  Access and use information from texts  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9009  Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7480  Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9008  Identify, describe, compare, classify, explore shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional shapes in different contexts  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  8962  Maintain and adapt oral communication  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7547  Operate a personal computer system  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  8967  Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7469  Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7548  Use personal computer operating system  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9007  Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  8964  Write for a defined context  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116509  Apply primary emergency life support  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Elective  116511  Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Elective  119568  Demonstrate basic occupational health and knowledge pertaining to the principles of handling of materials in a workplace  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Elective  116508  Demonstrate basic understanding of the procedure for compensation claims submissions for occupational injuries and diseases  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Elective  116516  Apply stone dust to inertise coal dust  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  115107  Collect water sample for analysis  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116503  Completion of Compensation Commissioner documentation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116517  Conduct routine inspections on percussion rock drills  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116513  Examine refuge bays to ensure they are life sustainable  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116507  Explain the functional aspects of the human anatomy in the use of primary emergency care terminology  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  115090  Install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  115094  Measure and record pressures and take appropriate action  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  115089  Measure virgin rock temperature  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116505  Perform a vision-screening test in the working place  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  115103  Sample and evaluate a mixture of coal dust and stone dust  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116498  Analyse absenteeism related to occupational health/medical related conditions in the work place  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116501  Demonstrate the interpretation of vital signs when providing primary emergency care or first aid  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116515  Determine the amount of rock dust and particulate matter in water  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116499  Perform vital signs in the working place  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116496  Provide primary emergency care for bleeding and wounds  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116500  Provide primary emergency life support for fractures and dislocations  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116497  Provision of primary emergency care intervention for shock, unconsciousness and fainting in the working place  Level 3  NQF Level 03 


    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    When qualifications are replaced, some of their learning programmes are moved to being recorded against the replacement qualifications. If a learning programme appears to be missing from here, please check the replacement.
     
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    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    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. Mako Centre for Health t/a Mako Institute 
    2. Omabogo She and Textile Solutions 
    3. South African Academy For Occupational Safety 



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