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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Inspect, drive and maintain an official vehicle 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11985  Inspect, drive and maintain an official vehicle 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Visible Policing 
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
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 
This unit standard is for persons who make use of an official vehicle in the execution of the official duties.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Follow the correct procedure in the inspection of an official vehicle
  • Inspect and maintain an official vehicle before using an official vehicle
  • Drive an official vehicle
  • Operate an official vehicle communication equipment

    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of any learner within the safety in society environment and more specifically within the policing discipline by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the safety in society environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills attitude and/or equivalent:
  • Functional mathematical, numerical and communication skills
  • Read, interpret and use of relevant forms 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard applies to persons who inspect, drive and maintain official vehicle in the execution of their official duties. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Follow the correct procedure in the inspection of an official vehicle. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Official vehicle refers to:
    A vehicle on the official inventory of the organization and include any vehicle used by the learner/organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The relevant organizational policies is explained concerning the use of an official vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The different official vehicle registers is listed for entries concerning damage and use according to organizational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The relevant legislations concerning the use of vehicles is explained according to those legislations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The procedure to inspect, drive and maintain of an official vehicle is explained according to organizational procedures and requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Inspect and maintain an official vehicle before using an official vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The official vehicle is inspected according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Maintenance of an official vehicle is explained according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Mechanics of an official vehicle is checked for any deviations according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Registers and documentation of the official vehicle related to the inspection and maintenance is completed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Basic maintenance of the official vehicle is carried out as prescribed by the relevant organizations. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Drive an official vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The necessary authority to drive an official vehicle is obtained as stipulated in the organizational regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The official vehicle is driven according to organizational requirements and relevant legislations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Drive of an official vehicle include at normal use and at time of emergency.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The official vehicle is protected against theft, damage and fire according to organizational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The procedure is followed when an official vehicle has been involved in a collision as stipulated in relevant legislation and organizational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Procedure included the reporting of the collision.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The procedure is followed when an official vehicle has be damaged as stipulated in organizational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The registers are completed of the official vehicle before and after the use as prescribed by organizational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Operate official vehicle communication equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The official vehicles communication equipment is inspected to ensure the working condition thereof. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Official vehicles equipment may include Radio, Blue light, Siren.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The official vehicles communication equipment is tested to ensure the working condition thereof. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Correct radio language is used as per phoenix alphabet according to organizational requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Phoenix alphabet refers to Alfa, Bravo, Charlie, Delta etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The relevant entries is made in the vehicle- and other relevant registers. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Candidates are assessed against these assessment criteria. An assessor observes currently employed candidates carrying out their normal work duties. They may also be asked to carry out simulated tasks and to answer written and/or oral questions. Candidates studying towards a Unit Standard, and who are not currently employed, will also be assessed using variety of assessment tools.
    2. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
    3. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
    4. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.

    The standard describes competent performance in doing physical techniques that will enhance their job performance, and lay down the criteria by which competence should be judged, as well as the range of circumstances in which competence should be demonstrated.

    Integrated assessment methods and tools will allow the candidate to demonstrate that she/he has acquired knowledge of and can safely and effectively apply competence identified in this unit standard.

    These tools include the following:
  • In-situ (on-the-job) observations
  • Role-play simulations
  • Structured group discussions
  • Written reports (e.g. tests, exams, case studies, projects, registers, logbooks, workbooks)
  • Verbal report backs (presentations)
  • Portfolios of evidence
  • Projects (physical visits to Government Departments)
  • Experiential learning
  • Working in teams
  • Scenario sketching

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (for example, the written method of assessing knowledge or on-job demonstration of practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitudes. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A comprehensive understanding of the relevant legislation, and procedures and practices.
  • A broad understanding of the legislation regarding the drive of official vehicle`s
  • A comprehensive understanding of the need for the inspection, maintenance and use of official vehicles
  • A basic understanding of the relevant legislations concerning the inspection and driving of official vehicles in emergence situations 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in a critical and creative way in applying the provisions set out in organizational orders regarding the use of official vehicle`s, under controlled circumstances, making a sound judgement of any given situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team in applying the provisions set out in organizational orders regarding the use of official vehicle`s, under controlled circumstances, making a sound judgement of any given situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and manage oneself and one`s personal activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyze, organize and critically evaluate information relevant in applying the provisions set out in organizational orders regarding the use of official vehicles, making a sound judgement of any given situation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand and apply a range of office management-related techniques, procedures and experimental approaches required in the different specific programmes leading up to this qualification. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Requirements of a portfolio

    Valid, reliable and authentic evidence (presented as a portfolio of evidence) from past achievements and experience which serves to supplement the assessment of applied competence.

    The portfolio may include inter alia:
  • Written statements from persons (e.g. current and/or previous employer, colleague, peer, manager, external customers) confirming competence of the learner
  • Relevant certificates or awards
  • Previous assessment records
  • Journals/logbook

    Level
    A learning programme leading to the award of this unit standard should develop learners who demonstrate:
    (1) A foundational knowledge base as indicated in the embedded knowledge component
    (2) An understanding of the discipline/field`s fundamental terms, rules, concepts and principles
    (3) Familiarity with some of the essential procedures, operations and techniques of this field
    (4) An ability to use a range of procedures to solve routine problems
    (5) Basic information gathering, analysis and presentation skills
    (6) An ability to communicate and present information clearly and reliability following prescribed formats and conventions


    Supplementary Information:

    Specified Requirements
    Specified requirements include legal and legislative specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
    Road Traffic Act
    Organizational procedures and policies

    A glossary of terms about the terminology of
    CONTEXT SPECIFIC
    Organizational procedures refer to organizational procedural documents and policies
    Specifications, agreements and policies and procedures by organizations 

  • 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 
    Core  48855   National Certificate: Emergency Services Operations  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was LG SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20496   National Certificate: Policing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-02-09  Was SAS SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58577   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  22491   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-11-16  SAS SETA 
    Elective  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  22110   National Certificate: Electronic Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-08-16  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 
    Elective  50419   National Certificate: Port Control and Admissions  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-06-29  Was PSETA 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. 2000 SIMUNYE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    2. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD 
    3. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD CAPE TOWN 
    4. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD PRETORIA NORTH 
    5. AFIKA AMECEBO CC 
    6. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY 
    7. AKAF BODYGUARDS 
    8. BLACKEN SECURITY SERVICES 
    9. BRAVEHEART BIO DOG ACADEMY 
    10. Bronyx 
    11. BTC TRAINING AFRICA PTY LTD 
    12. C D M INDOOR RANGE 
    13. City of Johannesburg Emergency Services Training Academy 
    14. DEFENSIVE TRAINING CONCEPTS 
    15. DHW SECURITY AND TRAINING SERVICES 
    16. DYNAMIC ALTERNATIVES PTY LTD 
    17. EKHURHULENI SHOOTING AND TRAINING ACADEMY 
    18. Ekurhuleni Metropolitian Municipal Emergency Services Training Academy 
    19. FALCON FIREARM ACADEMY 
    20. Fidelity Security Services 
    21. FIRMSTONE CONSULTING AND SECURITY ACADEMY 
    22. GINGIRIKANI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    23. HAZOEMA TRADING ENTREPRISE CC 
    24. HJN TRAINING CC Pretoria 
    25. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    26. INSIMBI SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE 
    27. INTEGRATED SPECIAL FORCES AND OPERATIONS 
    28. ITO FOCUS PHOLE 
    29. KHANYISANI TRAINING ACADEMY CC 
    30. Lesedi Security And Training Servic Es 
    31. MA SECURITY TRAINING AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATION 
    32. Mangaung Municipality - Fire 
    33. MARABA SECURITY SERVICES TSHWANE 
    34. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    35. MDIDWA SECURITY SERVICES 
    36. MJAYELI SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    37. MOLAO ACADEMY 
    38. MUTENDA SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    39. Nastec Cc 
    40. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    41. NTATE AVIATION AND SECURITY TRAINING 
    42. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS 
    43. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS PTY LTD BRITS 
    44. Orbis Security Solutions Pty Ltd 
    45. PROSPERITAS TRAINING COLLEGE T/A VISION COLLEGE SA 
    46. PROTEA COIN GROUP (ASSETS IN TRANSIT AND ARMED REACTION) 
    47. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    48. REBONTSHENG TRADING CC 
    49. Rural Metro Emergency Management Services (PTY)LTD 
    50. RUSTENBURG EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT SERVICES TRAINING ACADEMY 
    51. SAAF PROTECTION SERVICE TRAINING WING 
    52. SAS SALDANHA 
    53. SBV SERVICES MIDRAND 
    54. SBV SERVICES POLOKWANE 
    55. SBV SERVICES PORT ELIZABETH 
    56. SERVEST(PTY) LTD 
    57. SETHIKE TRADING 
    58. SHEPPERD ACADEMY 
    59. SILVER SOLUTIONS SECURITY 1713 CC 
    60. SNAP SOLUTIONS NETWX PTY LTD 
    61. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    62. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE BASIC TRAINING PROVISION 
    63. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE IN SERVICE TRAINING PROVISION INSTITUTION 
    64. South African Reserve Bank 
    65. Staff Management Services 
    66. Tactical Reaction Services Cc 
    67. Tlokwe City Council Fire Brigade Services Training Centre 
    68. TRIOTIC PROTECTION SERVICES CC TSHWANE 
    69. TSHWANE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ACADEMY 
    70. TSU PROTECTION SERVICES 
    71. TSWELOPELO EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS CC 
    72. TZANEEN TRAINING CENTRE LIMPOPO 
    73. UBUNTU 
    74. VITAL SKILLS CC 
    75. Zenzele Training School Cc 
    76. ZEVOLI 9 PTY LTD 



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