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

Read and interpret instrumentation drawings 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114624  Read and interpret instrumentation drawings 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Engineering 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Engineering and Related Design 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-04-07  2007-04-07  SAQA 0553/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-04-07   2011-04-07  

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 
This unit standard is for persons in the Manufacturing Engineering and Technology field.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Select, interpret and analyse Instrumentation Drawings
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types and applications of Instrumentation Drawings.

    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of the learner within the Measurement Control and Instrumentation environment by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the Measurement Control and Instrumentation environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:
  • Induction to industry
  • Symbols and Abbreviations
  • Types of Drawings. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Instrumentation Drawings include, but are not limited to loop diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams, flow diagrams, hook-ups and schematic diagrams.

    Care of drawings include but is not limited to proper storage and ensuring drawings are relevant. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and select Instrumentation drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Correctly differentiate between the different types of Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The correct Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawings are chosen according to the activity required. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The correct Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawing is obtained using the drawing numbering system that is implemented in the workplace. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of Instrumentation drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The symbols and abbreviations on the Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawings are correctly identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purpose of Measurement, Control and Instrumentation and diagrams are correctly explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawing legends are correctly used to extract appropriate information from the drawing. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Interpret and use instrumentation drawings and diagrams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The physical equipment and control loops are correctly located as per the Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The physical equipment and control loops are correctly verified and correspond to the Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The activity is correctly completed by using the Measurement, Control and Instrumentation drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The deviations from standards are accurately recorded and reported to the relevant personnel. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Care and Storage of Instrumentation Drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Workshop procedures including house keeping practices according to statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specific work site safety practices relating to the use of drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Company quality standards. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Workshop procedures including house keeping practices according to statutory requirements.
  • Document Numbering and Storage Systems for Instrumentation Drawings.
  • Company quality standards. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identification and problem solving skills - faulty equipment identified and reported. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others - working under supervision. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communication skills - reporting damaged or outdated Instrumentation Drawings and interpreting job requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Knowledge that will help me understand and that I will be able to explain:
  • Drawing numbering systems
  • Different types of drawings
  • To select different kind of drawings
  • Clean and keep drawings safe
  • Reporting of deviations from drawings
  • Update drawings
  • Storage of drawings
  • Damaged drawings are reported
  • Symbols and abbreviations
  • Legends and schedules
  • MC&I equipment
  • Locate physical equipment from drawing
  • Interpret drawing 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  74532   National Certificate: Measurement, Control and Instrumentation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  48696   National Certificate: Measurement, Control and Instrumentation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-04-08  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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