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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Perform primary meat inspection incisions of crocodile 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114450  Perform primary meat inspection incisions of crocodile 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
A learner who has achieved this unit standard will be competent in:
  • Performing primary meat inspection incisions of slaughtered crocodile carcasses according to statutory requirements. 

  • 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 and numeracy (NQF3)
  • Communication skills (NQF3)
  • An understanding of supplier and customer relationships
  • Care and maintain tools and equipment
  • Understanding of basic hygiene principles
  • Knowledge of basic safety requirements 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    A learner is expected to perform the specific outcomes in this unit standard with regard to crocodile . The learner is expected to perform the specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard with supervision, but with access to the manual for meat inspectors, work-site procedures, operating instructions and statutory requirements. Statutory and code requirements refer to:
    1. Meat Safety Act, No 40 of 2000
    2. Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993
    3. Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, No. 54 of 1972
    4. Animal Welfare Act, No 171 of 1962
    5. Animal Diseases Act, No 35 of 1984
    6. Health Act, No 63 of 1977
    7. SABS Food Hygiene Management Code 49: 1989

    and all regulations and directives promulgated thereunder. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and prepare primary meat inspection incisions task. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    1. Preparing equipment according to worksite and operational procedures.
    2. Selecting appropriate protective clothing according to statutory requirements.
    3. Reporting possible deviations from operational procedures.
    4. Checking sequence of operational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Purpose of incising crocodile carcasses and organs according to statutory requirements are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Consequences of not adhering to statutory requirements are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Consequences of not communicating deviations with affected parties are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reasons for restoring equipment are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Reasons for safe handling of equipment are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Perform primary meat inspection incisions. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    1. Making incisions according to statutory requirements and guidelines.
    2. Adhering to hygiene and safety statutory requirements.
    3. Handling and using equipment according o manufacturing requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Purpose of incising crocodile carcasses and organs according to statutory requirements are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Consequences of not adhering to statutory requirements are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Consequences of not communicating deviations with affected parties are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reasons for restoring equipment are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Reasons for safe handling of equipment are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Complete primary meat inspection. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    1. Restoring work area according to operational procedures.
    2. Handling of protective clothing and equipment according to statutory requirements.
    3. Storing equipment according to operational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Purpose of incising crocodile carcasses and organs according to statutory requirements are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Consequences of not adhering to statutory requirements are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Consequences of not communicating deviations with affected parties are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reasons for restoring equipment are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Reasons for safe handling of equipment are explained. 


    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. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Basic hygiene procedures.
    2. Principals of cleaning procedures.
    3. A general understanding of hygiene and safety procedures in an abattoir. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others, in the process of making primary meat inspection incisions of crocodile carcasses and organs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself by planning and preparing work task. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate with others, in the process of making primary meat inspection incisions of crocodile carcasses and organs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to make primary meat inspection incisions of crocodile carcasses and organs inspect crocodile. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems by acknowledging his/her responsibility towards the quality and safety of the product. 

    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 
    Values

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

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48649   Further Education and Training Certificate: Meat Examination  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


    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.
     
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