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

Ensure asset protection through access and egress control 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11496  Ensure asset protection through access and egress control 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Security 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-11-01  2007-11-28  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-11-28   2011-11-28  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
244189  Conduct access and egress control  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The purpose of this unit is for relevant personnel to ensure the safe protection of people, assets and property by enforcing effective access\egress control measures.

Benefit for society of this unit standard is that the person who completes this will contribute to safety in society.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Apply effective hand over and take over of access\egress control site.
  • Operate and maintain access\egress control site effectively and safely.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of searching people, vehicles, goods and articles.
  • Conclude operations at an access\egress control site. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills, attitude and/or equivalent:
  • A knowledge, comprehension and application of language and mathematical skills at NQF level 02. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard applies to persons competently operating an access control point to ensure the safe protection of people, assets and property by enforcing effective access\egress control measures. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Apply effective hand over and take over of access\egress control site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Communication confirms all relevant information affecting the security of the site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Presentation, equipment and resources are fit for purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Changes to workplace procedures are communicated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. All documentation checked and verified as correct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Valuables and firearms left at access control point for safekeeping are checked and properly secured. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Identify and control prohibited items and dangerous goods as per workplace procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Operate and maintain an access\egress control site effectively and safely. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The application of knowledge and understanding of operating and maintaining an access\egress control site is demonstrated in accordance with the relevant legal requirements and workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Access\egress control of persons, vehicles, goods & articles is conducted as per workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Site-specific equipment are operated in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturers specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Unauthorised & authorised persons, vehicles, goods & articles are dealt with as per workplace procedures and relevant legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Emergencies and irregularities are actioned according to workplace procedures and contingency plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Appropriate interpersonal skills ensure effective customer relationships. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply knowledge and understanding of searching people, vehicles, goods and articles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, policies and regulations required for the lawful searching, detention and/or seizure of persons, transportation, goods and/or articles are applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Persons, transportation, goods and/or articles are searched using all relevant methods and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Persons, vehicles, goods and/or articles identified as being unauthorised are being detained/arrested/denied access/escorted/confiscated/impounded and handed over to relevant authorities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Completed relevant documentation verifies operational and legal correctness of search/seizure/detention and/or handing over of suspected persons, vehicles, goods and/or articles to relevant authorities. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Conclude operations at an access/egress control site. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Site must include:
  • People, equipment, area, assets.

    Documentation must include:
  • Occurrence books, loss & found registers, delivery notes, pocket books, message books, instructions, registers, relevant firearm license/permits, access control permits, etc.

    Communicate must include:
  • Verbal, written, two radio and telephone, electronic & digital.

    Workplace procedure must include:
  • Company policy, standard operating procedure, contingency plans, instructions and resources.

    Equipment and resource must include:
  • Safety equipment, first aid equipment, offensive and defensive equipment, communication equipment, electronic & digital equipment, x-ray equipment, weigh bridge, physical security barriers, computer and video equipment, metal/substance detection equipment, etc.

    Hazardous/dangerous goods must include:
  • Toxic, infectious and non toxic, oxidising substances, organic peroxides, corrosives, flammable/non flammable solids, liquids and gasses, explosives, weapons, acids and radio-active material.

    Legal requirements must include:
  • Criminal Procedure act, Trespass act , Road Traffic act , Access to Public Premises act , Health and Safety Environmental act , Fencing act, NKP act, Civil Aviation offences act. Firearms Control act, General Law Amendment act , SIRA act and other relevant legislation and regulations specific to site.

    Emergency must include:
  • Any potentionally dangerous and/or disruptive act or condition.

    Effectiveness must include:
  • Current, signed and authentic. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Document and submit all relevant reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Transferring of orders and instructions to the next shift ensures effective access control. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Debriefing on incidents occurred during the present shift improves operational effectiveness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Inspection and acceptance of access/egress work area verified. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the POSLEC SETA ETQA/and any other body with whom a MOU was entered into.
    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the POSLEC SETA ETQA/and any other body with whom a MOU was entered into by SAQA.
    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the POSLEC ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the POSLEC SETA ETQA/ and any other body with whom a MOU was entered into. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Refer to all Specific Outcomes and the Assessment Criteria contained in this unit standard and specifically:
  • A comprehensive understanding of the relevant legislation, operating procedures and security principles.
  • A comprehensive understanding in the application of access\egress control techniques.
  • A comprehensive understanding of search & seizure procedures and techniques.
  • A comprehensive understanding of effecting a lawful arrest.
  • A comprehensive understanding of physical restraining techniques.
  • A comprehensive understanding of written reports.
  • An understanding of fire fighting and prevention techniques.
  • An understanding of first aid and life support techniques.
  • An understanding of permit systems.
  • An understanding of dangerous goods.
  • A comprehensive understanding of site-specific access control equipment.
  • A comprehensive understanding of practical communications.
  • A broad understanding of interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of recognition of weapons and explosives. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the achievement of relevant legislative competencies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, and organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities so that all requirements are met in operating and maintaining an access\egress control point effectively and safely. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information related to the relevant legislation so that these are accurately interpreted into application performance standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using appropriate interpersonal skills when dealing with customer/members of public. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that legislative requirements are interrelated with the policies and regulations required for the lawful searching, detention and/or seizure of persons, transportation, goods and/or articles. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard {244189}, which is {Conduct access and egress control}, Level {3}, {5} credits.

    Supplementary Information:

    Specified Requirements

    Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are LEGAL
  • Applicable sections of the Firearms Control Act 60/2000.
  • Applicable section of the Criminal Procedures Act 51 of 1977.
  • Applicable sections of the Dangerous Weapons Act.
  • Applicable sections of specific Acts relevant to unique job/workplace environments:
    i.e. National Key Points Act, Civil Aviation Offences Act, etc.
  • Applicable sections of the Constitution
  • Applicable sections of the Trespass act
  • Applicable sections of the Road Traffic act
  • Applicable sections of the Access to Public Premises act
  • Applicable sections of the Fencing act
  • Applicable sections of the General Law Amendment act,
  • Applicable sections of the SIRA Act 56 of 2001
  • Applicable sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

    Context Specific
  • Training provider user manuals
  • Specifications, agreements and policies and procedures

    Resources required for Assessment:
  • Safety equipment and protective uniform/clothes
  • Communications equipment.
  • Necessary administrative and stationary issue.
  • First aid/fire fighting equipment and relevant access/egress screening equipment.
  • Visitors/contractors, etc
  • Delivery/visitor vehicle.
  • Criterion referenced assessment instructions/tools.
  • A suitable venue: workplace (access point) and classroom. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  22490   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-11-28  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  83946   National Certificate: Management  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. 2000 SIMUNYE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    2. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD 
    3. ADVANCED TRAINING SOLUTIONS KING WILLIAMS TOWN 
    4. Afri Guard(pty)ltd 
    5. AIM TRAINING 
    6. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY 
    7. ARCELOR MITTAL SA 
    8. BAPNYA SECURITY AND CLEANING SERVICES 
    9. BLACKEN SECURITY SERVICES 
    10. BRAVEHEART BIO DOG ACADEMY 
    11. Bronyx 
    12. BTC TRAINING AFRICA PTY LTD 
    13. C D M INDOOR RANGE 
    14. DIMASI TRAINING PROVIDERS 
    15. DYNAMIC ALTERNATIVES PTY LTD 
    16. ENLIGHTENED SECURITY FORCE 
    17. Fidelity Security Services 
    18. G4s Secure Solutions Sa Pty Ltd1 
    19. Hadassah Security Consultants Cc 
    20. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    21. Inkwe Sekuriteit Bk 
    22. INSIMBI SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE 
    23. ITO FOCUS PHOLE 
    24. MDIDWA SECURITY SERVICES 
    25. MEC TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    26. Nastec Cc 
    27. NU LAW FIREARMS COMPLIANCE 
    28. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS PTY LTD BRITS 
    29. PRESTIGE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    30. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    31. SA OF SECURITY AND GUARD FORCE 
    32. SAS SALDANHA 
    33. SERVEST(PTY) LTD 
    34. SILVER SOLUTIONS SECURITY 1713 CC 
    35. SITUATIONAL SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    36. SNAP SOLUTIONS NETWX PTY LTD 
    37. South African Reserve Bank 
    38. Staff Management Services 
    39. STAR PROFESSIONAL FIREARM TRAINING CENTRE CC 
    40. THE BTC GROUP 
    41. TINTSWALO SECURITY SERVICES 
    42. TZANEEN TRAINING CENTRE LIMPOPO 
    43. UBUNTU 
    44. UKHUSELO TRAINING ACADEMY AND SECURITY CC 
    45. ULUNTU TRAINING ACA DEMY 
    46. VEBO NONKE SECURITY 
    47. Zenzele Training School Cc 
    48. ZEVOLI 9 PTY LTD 



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