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

Conduct an inspection 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119745  Conduct an inspection 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Vehicle Maintenance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-11-30  2008-11-30  SAQA 0763/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-11-30   2012-11-30  

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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
15130  Conduct an inspection on earthmoving equipment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

This unit standard is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
260719  Carry out an automotive service  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
People in the field of manufacturing and engineering require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard. The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications. The learner is capable of inspecting and reporting on automotive system conditions. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner has already learned the use of engineering hand tools, power tools, measuring equipment and to maintain a safe and productive working environment. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The ranges as indicated under the specific outcomes determine the scope and level of this unit standard. All work is performed under the supervision and according to workplace and workshop manual specifications and occupational safety, health and environmental legislation. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
The learner can plan and prepare for a serviceability and condition inspection. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Planning includes reading and interpreting the job card/work instructions and obtaining checklists.
  • Preparing includes selection of tools and equipment. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The learners prepared the work area and planned the inspection. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All safety requirements are adhered to according to manufacturers recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The appropriate inspection checklist is obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The appropriate tools and equipment was selected for use during inspection. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The learner understood the value and importance of the preparation process prior to inspection. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The learner explained the impact on productivity and efficiency through effective task planning and correct equipment selection. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    The learner has learned to inspect a static system for defects. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Inspection includes visual, smell and feel senses.
  • Visual defects include cracks, distortions, burns, manufacturing flaws, leaks, missing bolts and nuts, worn components and electric/electronic systems not working.
  • Feeling defects include temperature differentials, loose bolts and connections, dents and roughness. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learner conducted a proper Inspection on a static system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All safety requirements are adhered to according to manufacturers recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate inspection checklist is used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    System fluid levels are checked and corrected where necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Static system is inspected according to service inspection checklist. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The learner can explain the reason/s for inspecting static system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The learner understood the importance of checking system fluid levels. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Learner can explain defects that could be encountered during a static system inspection (includes audible, smell and feel senses). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Learners understands the importance of doing a static inspection before doing a functional inspection. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    The learner has mastered the inspection of a functional (operational) system. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    System functional inspection includes making system operational and test system/s functionality. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The learner conducted a inspection on a operational system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Recommended manufacturers procedures were followed during the process of making system operational. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All fluid levels of operational system were checked in accordance with recommended manufacturers procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Where applicable, test equipment was attached a proper and safe manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Where applicable, pressures were checked in accordance with recommended manufacturers procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Operational system were checked for leaks, unusual vibrations and noises. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The functional inspections were conducted through all temperature ranges until normal operating conditions were obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Learner can explain the important post operational system checks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Learner can recall reason/s why the system must be inspected at low and high temperatures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
    Learner can explain what is meant by normal operating conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
    Learner can explain the procedures that must be followed should an abnormal noise, vibration or leak be detected. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Learner is able to apply safety procedures during automotive system inspection. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Safety includes the learner demonstrating the use of personal protective equipment and following manufacturer recommendations during the inspection of a static and operational system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The learner selected appropriate personal protective equipment and apply safe practices and recommended manufacturer procedures during the inspection. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All safety requirements are adhered to according to manufacturers recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Applicable SHE procedures are followed during the inspection task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Learner can explain reason/s for using personal safety equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Learner can explain how to recognise potentially unsafe practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can explain the steps to be followed in maintaining a safe working environment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Learner has learned to restore work area, complete and process documentation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Restore work area includes work area is cleaned and hazardous materials are disposed.
  • Hazardous materials include oils, coolant, fuels and cleaning agents.
  • Documentation include completing job cards, check lists and reports.
  • Process includes submissions according to work place procedures. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learner restored work area, complete and processed documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate inspection checklist have been used and properly completed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Variance reports have been completed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Documentation is completed and processed in accordance with company procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Learner can explain the importance of keeping accurate records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Learner can recall how long the records are kept. 


    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 Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA's policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described in the Unit Standard.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Names and functions of:
    > Systems and components
  • Attributes, descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
    > Fittings, fasteners, seals and gaskets.
  • Sensory cues:
    > Visual, audible. smell and feel.
  • Purpose of:
    > Following service inspection checklist
    > Inspecting in static and running conditions.
    > Normalising systems
  • Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
    > Applicable company policies and procedures
    > Workshop manual procedures
    > SHE procedures
  • Theory: rules, principles, laws:
    > Common visual defects
    > Common audible defects
    > Common defects encountered by feeling
  • Relationships, systems:
    > Visual inspection in relation to preventative maintenance and system down times 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • Related to inspecting automotive systems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • When Interact with team members and colleagues during the planning, preparation and inspection phases of the task. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • When working according to service and flat rate schedules.
  • When managing resources and my time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • When completing and processing documentation, service reports and checklists. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • When operating automotive systems to test functionality.
  • When using information technology. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • When I can explain and justify my actions and procedures followed.
  • When I can explain the visual inspection in relation to preventative maintenance and automotive system down times. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 260719, which is "Carry out an automotive service", Level 2, 8 credits.

    This unit standard replaces unit standard 15130, "Conduct an inspection on earthmoving equipment", Level 2, 4 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  64709   National Certificate: Automotive Body Repair  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49689   National Certificate: Automotive Repair and Maintenance  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-11-30  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  64410   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  64529   National Certificate: Automotive Body Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd T/A Barloworld-Equipment (ISANDO) (T 
    2. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    3. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    4. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    5. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    6. Golden Arrow Bus Services 
    7. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    8. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    9. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    10. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    11. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    12. JMC TECHNICAL TRAINING (Bloemfontein)(TP) 
    13. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    14. The Automobile Association of South Africa NPC T/A The AA Technical College(MIDRAND) (TP) 
    15. The Automobile Association of South Africa T/A AA Training Academy (MO 
    16. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    17. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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