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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Conduct specialist sealing and repairs to concrete 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116680  Conduct specialist sealing and repairs to concrete 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Civil Engineering Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Civil Engineering Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
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 
The qualifying learner is capable of:

Integrating knowledge and understanding of processes and techniques for sealing and repairing concrete with skills for planning, organising and controlling activities associated with repairing defects, cracks and structural damage to concrete.

The competencies contained in this unit standard form part of the Elective learning of this qualification and extend beyond the mechanical completion of tasks associated with repairing concrete and contribute towards the professional development of the learner by equipping him/her with enhanced knowledge and skills for the effective supervision of concrete sealing and repair operations that are carried out in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations and industry requirements for cost-effective and quality workmanship completed within prescribed deadlines.

This unit standard further contributes to socio-economic transformation in that learners will be able to undergo RPL-assessment and receive recognition for previous learning and experience, thereby enhancing the employability and career prospects of learners within the Civil Engineering Construction field. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The following competencies will support the learner in the achievement of this unit standard:
  • Language and Communication in an official language at NQF Level 4
  • Language and Communication in a second official language at NQF Level 3
  • Mathematics at NQF Level 4
  • Computer literacy at NQF Level 2
  • Knowledge of concrete construction and concrete materials technology. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard:

    Assessment against this unit standard must be undertaken on site. On site refers to a wide range of building and construction environments within which trade skills are required, and includes concrete production and concrete construction sites.

    Specific range statements are provided in the body of the unit standard where they apply to particular specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sealing and repairs to concrete. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Specialist sealing and concrete repair techniques / processes are understood in terms of project specifications and industry norms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Types of materials required for specialist sealing and concrete repair processes are identified in terms of project specifications and industry norms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The type and quality of repair required is ascertained in terms of the structural defect in terms of project specifications and industry norms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Possible causes of the defect are given in terms of visual inspection of the defective concrete in terms of project specifications and industry norms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The materials required for specialist sealing and concrete repair are described in terms of the effect on production, cost, safety and quality of finish to product. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare to repair defects in concrete. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Cracks and voids 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Work area is checked for hazards. All hazards are identified and corrective action taken in line with worksite housekeeping procedures 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Corrective action includes: eliminating and/or reporting
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment required for the task are identified and ensured to be functional, and are ready for use at the work area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The concrete to be repaired is prepared in accordance with good concrete practice 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of not adequately preparing the concrete are explained in terms of the appearance and durability of the repair. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The products required to repair the concrete are prepared for use in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Repair cracks in concrete. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Work is carried out in accordance with work place safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are used in accordance with their designed purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Personal protective equipment is used as required in accordance with the relevant safety legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Cracks are prevented from expanding in accordance with good concrete practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Cracks are filled with the repairing material in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The repairing material is blended into the concrete structure in accordance with end product appearance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The repair is cured and finished in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Repair structural damage to concrete. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Work is carried out in accordance with work place safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are used in accordance with their designed purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Personal protective equipment is used as required in accordance with the relevant safety legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Voids are filled with the repairing material in accordance with good concrete practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The repairing material is blended into the concrete structure in accordance with end product appearance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The repair is cured and finished in accordance with normal concrete practice. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA for this unit standard or a similar unit standard at a higher NQF Level.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA
  • The relevant ETQA or other ETQA's, who have a Memorandum of Understanding in place with relevant ETQA, would be responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Specialist sealing and concrete repair techniques / processes
  • Materials required for specialist sealing and concrete repair
  • Causes of defects
  • Types and quality of repairs
  • Tools and equipment used for sealing and repairs
  • Personal protective equipment required in accordance with the relevant safety legislation 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sealing and repairs to concrete
  • Types of materials required for specialist sealing and concrete repair processes are identified

    Prepare to repair defects in concrete
  • Work area is checked for hazards. All hazards are identified and corrective action taken in line with worksite housekeeping procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Prepare to repair defects in concrete
  • Work area is checked for hazards. All hazards are identified and corrective action taken in line with worksite housekeeping procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sealing and repairs to concrete
  • The type and quality of repair required is ascertained in terms of the structural defect.
  • The repair is cured and finished in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sealing and repairs to concrete
  • Specialist sealing and concrete repair techniques / processes are understood
  • The repair is cured and finished in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Prepare to repair defects in concrete
  • Work area is checked for hazards. All hazards are identified and corrective action taken in line with worksite housekeeping procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sealing and repairs to Concrete
  • The type and quality of repair required is ascertained in terms of the structural defect.
  • Possible causes of the defect are given in terms of visual inspection of the defective concrete. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand contextual world-systems

    Relates to the following specific outcomes and assessment criteria:

    Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sealing and repairs to concrete
  • Possible causes of the defect are given in terms of visual inspection of the defective concrete.

    Prepare to repair defects in concrete
  • The consequences of not adequately preparing the concrete are explained in terms of the appearance and durability of the repair. 

  • 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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49053   National Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30  CETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    2. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    3. Dego Consultants 
    4. Eastcape Training Centre 
    5. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    6. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    7. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    8. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    9. Kagano Consulting Services 
    10. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    11. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    12. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    13. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    14. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    15. NOLOSHA 
    16. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    17. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    18. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    19. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    20. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    21. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    22. Thabomeleng 
    23. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Ubucubu Home Industries 



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