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

Assess road user fitness 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116129  Assess road user fitness 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Traffic,Traffic-Related,L.Government Law Enfor 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-04-13  2008-04-13  SAQA 1059/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-04-13   2012-04-13  

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 this learning is that learners are capable of identifying road users in the traffic stream, who are incompetent to use the road, or for whom it would be illegal to use the road in the relevant context, and instituting the correct activities. This unit standard will enable the learner to identify incompetent road use, and take corrective and preventive action. Upon attaining the outcomes of this standard, drivers and pedestrians who pose a safety threat to fellow motorists and pedestrians will be handled professionally, and the percentage of successful prosecutions will increase.

This unit standard also allows for transformation with the traffic policing profession, as learners become models for other learners. This attracts quality people and allows for the aspirations of people to be part of the traffic policing profession. The recognition of prior learning will formalise informal and non-formal leaning and learners will be able to obtain credits towards a national qualification.

Credited learners are capable of:
  • Assessing driver fitness in relation to permanent disabilities and documentation presented.
  • Assessing road user fitness in relation to temporary effects of alcohol and drug use, using accepted processes with and without equipment.
  • Identifying possibly unsafe traffic behaviour related to the road user fitness. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical context of this unit standard is in identifying drivers in the traffic stream, who are incompetent to drive, or for whom it would be illegal to drive in the relevant context, and instituting the correct activities. Incompetence to drive could include contributing factors such as alcohol use, drug use, driver disabilities, etc. Road users include both drivers of vehicles and pedestrians. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Assess documentation according to prescribed procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Persons are identified according to operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The validity of documents is established. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An evaluation is made regarding the validity of the person / documentation / vehicle grouping, according to legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Personal records are followed up through the relevant traffic information system. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Assess the use of alcohol and drugs in a road side check point, according to operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Instructions to motorists are given accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Technology is used correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Operating procedures for alcohol and drug assessment without breath testers are followed correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Prosecution procedures and documentation are concluded accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Offences are communicated to motorists in a professional manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Conditions related to non-illegal causes (e.g. fatigue, illness) are identified correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Follow-up activities regarding alcohol and drug use is completed according to operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Evaluation of communication takes into account diversity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Professional conduct in various scenarios are measured according to ethical requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate unsafe vehicle and pedestrian manoeuvres in traffic. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Driver and pedestrian behaviour/manoeuvres revealing possible incompetence due to alcohol or drugs, fatigue, or other conditions are correctly identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Intention to pull over vehicles is communicated effectively to drivers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Decisions regarding the use of technology are correct. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Actions instituted lead to the removal of unsafe drivers/pedestrians from roadways in humane and considerate manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Conduct is professional at all times. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The relevant sections to the National Road Traffic Act.
  • Other relevant legislation.
  • The principles and operations of the technology used.
  • Prescribed operating procedures.
  • Recognised pointers towards unsafe driving and walking manoeuvres revealing a condition unsafe for driving/walking.
  • Recognised conditions, and their signs and symptoms, that may lead to unsafe driving capabilities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify unsafe vehicle and pedestrian manoeuvres in traffic and solve such problems by instituting actions that lead to the removal of unsafe drivers/pedestrians from roadways in humane and considerate manner. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their assessment of documentation responsibly according to operating procedures and effectively to establish the validity of documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information regarding vehicle and pedestrian manoeuvres in traffic to correctly identify driver and pedestrian behaviour/manoeuvres revealing possible incompetence due to alcohol or drugs, fatigue, or other conditions
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information regarding documentation and following up person records through the relevant traffic information system. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate instructions and offences to motorists effectively using visual and language skills in the modes of oral presentation in a professional manner.
  • Communicate to drivers intention to pull over vehicles effectively using visual communication skills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively and critically to assess the use of alcohol and drugs in a road block situation, according to operating procedures showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others
  • Use science and technology effectively and critically to evaluate unsafe vehicle and pedestrian manoeuvres in traffic. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that evaluation of unsafe vehicle and pedestrian manoeuvres in traffic problem-solving requires actions instituted in the contexts that lead to the removal of unsafe drivers/pedestrians from roadways in humane and considerate manner.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that prosecution procedures and documentation must be concluded accurately and according to operating procedures in the context of assessing the use of alcohol and drugs in a road block situation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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
    Core  48921   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-04-13  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  50122   National Certificate: Policing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-12-07  SAS SETA 


    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. C D M INDOOR RANGE 
    2. DEFENSIVE TRAINING CONCEPTS 
    3. SBV SERVICES MIDRAND 
    4. SBV SERVICES POLOKWANE 
    5. SHEPPERD ACADEMY 
    6. SNAP SOLUTIONS NETWX PTY LTD 
    7. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    8. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE ACADEMY - PAARL 
    9. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE BASIC TRAINING PROVISION 
    10. TSHWANE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ACADEMY 



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