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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work meets quality requirements 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120383  Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work meets quality requirements 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Project Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Project Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
10150  Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work is conducted in accordance with the project quality plan  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners accessing this standard will be working as a leader in the context of a small project / sub-project involving few resources and having a limited impact on stakeholders and the environment or working as a contributing team member on a medium to large project when not a leader. These projects may be technical projects, business projects or developmental projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors. This standard will also add value to learners who are running their own business and recognise that project management forms an integral component of any business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing and explaining the need for consistent processes and standards to achieve quality.
  • Suggesting actions, within own field of expertise, in support of the development of quality project deliverables.
  • Conducting tests as per test plan and communicating test results. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in mathematics and communication skills at NQF level 3 or equivalent.
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in computer literacy and applicable software at NQF level 3 or equivalent.
  • 120372 - Explain fundamentals of project management. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Project work may include but is not limited to small project or sub-project involving few resources and having a limited impact on stakeholders and the environment.
  • Projects may include but is not limited to all projects including technical, developmental and business related projects.
  • Quality control activities may include but is not limited to testing, monitoring conformance with specifications, reporting on variances, recommending ways to eliminate causes of unsatisfactory performance of product and/or process, regular inspections by individuals.
  • Testing may include but is not limited to checking against checklists, inspections, review, verification and validation against standards and requirements.
  • Identifying and reporting non-conformance may include but is not limited to equipment, facilities, project information, project activities, deliverables, project outcomes, schedules, groups, and individuals.
  • Deviations from specifications may be acceptable - non-conformances are unacceptable.
  • Quality stakeholders may include but are not limited to client, suppliers, project team members, project managers, project financiers, legal bodies.
  • Quality control will include but is not limited to a single disciplinary environment, within the current organisational framework, procedures, guidelines and regulations.
  • Learners will participate in quality control rather than quality assurance.
  • Policies and procedures may be organisation specified systems, policies and procedures or where these do not exist, accepted industry best practice. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe and explain the need for consistent processes and standards to achieve quality. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Quality stakeholders, objectives, levels and standards are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purpose of quality control on a project is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The processes required to control quality on a project are explained, with examples, in accordance with organisational standards and practices or recognised industry practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reasons for consistent practice are given with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Suggest actions, within own field of expertise, in support of the development of quality project deliverables. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Suggestions are made relating to the project deliverables for ensuring a quality product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Suggestions are made relating to technical work procedures to ensure safe work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Suggestions are made relating to technical work procedures to ensure quality objectives can be met. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct tests as per test plan and communicate test results. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Project quality outcomes are tested according to agreed test plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Deviations, non-conformances and exceptions are identified through testing using a test plan and are recorded in the required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records of deviations, non-conformances and exceptions are maintained in an accurate and complete manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Basic analysis of test results is conducted in accordance with agreed test plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Test results are communicated in accordance with agreed procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Analysis may include but not limited to simple statistical analysis, comparison of results to baseline or specification.
  • Test plan includes but not limited to instructions for testing, results expected and analysis required per result specification.
     


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The definition of quality as it pertains to a particular project.
  • Purpose and process of quality control.
  • Project processes, standards and test plan implementation procedures and methods.
  • The procedures for recording deviations and exceptions.
  • The concept of Total Quality Management (TQM) and the importance of continuous improvement. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to the deviations and exceptions against the project test plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when providing assistance to others for the implementation and application of the project quality requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and evaluate information so that support can be provide in the development of quality project deliverables and to identify non-conformance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all project quality plan stakeholders to ensure assistance can be provided. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the world as a set of related systems where the provision of assistance in meeting quality requirements impacts on the overall success of the project outcomes. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 10150, "Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work is conducted in accordance with the project quality plan", Level 3, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  57877   National Certificate: CNC Production Machining  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  48659   Further Education and Training Certificate: Grain Milling  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  50080   Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  57823   National Certificate: Ward Committee Governance  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  58862   National Certificate: Electro-Mechanical Winding  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58578   National Certificate: Local Government Councillor Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  91926   National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Machining and Tooling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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.
     
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    5. Africa Corporate Training Institute and HR Consulting 
    6. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    7. Afriwealth Consulting 
    8. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    9. All Access Holdings 
    10. Amabamba Recruitment 
    11. Amadube Investments CC 
    12. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    13. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    14. Avenida (Pty) Ltd 
    15. B S Development Consultancy 
    16. Bakgobokane Trading 
    17. Bantubanye Skills 
    18. Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd T/A Barloworld-Equipment (ISANDO) (T 
    19. Bavuse Trading Enterprises cc 
    20. Black Thari Trading Enterprise 
    21. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    22. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    23. Brainwave Projects 342 CC 
    24. Break The Chains Development Services 
    25. Brilliant Affairs 
    26. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    27. Busma Legal & Labour Services 
    28. BW Khuzwayo Consulting CC 
    29. C Ngubane & Associates Inc. 
    30. Canton Trading 273 
    31. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Swinton Road Campus 
    32. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Umbumbulu Campus 
    33. College of Production Technology 
    34. Concepts of Sustainable Management (CSM) 
    35. Continuing Education Programme 
    36. Corporate Skills Development Service 
    37. Cosmic Gold Trading 173 cc 
    38. Cre8ive Organisational Development 
    39. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    40. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    41. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    43. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    44. DialNx Consultants 
    45. Didintle Training Services 
    46. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    47. Dr. J.L.D institute For Humanities and Development Praxis 
    48. Eagle Greek Inverstment T/A Mollo consulting 
    49. Edequette Training Institute 
    50. Edutraining Business College 
    51. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    52. Escaderode Training Enterprise 
    53. Essential Skills 
    54. Ethekwini Corporate and Human Resources Skills Development Unit 
    55. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    56. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    57. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Express Model 405 
    59. Fololo Community Developers CC 
    60. Frugatrax Consultants 
    61. Fumani Ma-Afrika Group 
    62. Gijima AST Holdings (Pty) Ltd T/A Fundi Training Centre (BENONI) (TP) 
    63. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    64. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    65. Godrico Training Institute 
    66. Growth Management Consulting 
    67. HDPSA 
    68. HDPSA GROUP (PTY) LTD 
    69. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    70. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    71. Hlombe and Associates 
    72. HS GLOBAL SKILLS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    73. IGKM Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    74. Ikwanda Customs Consultants CC 
    75. Ilinge Labantu Debt Solution 
    76. Impact Emergency Technologies CC 
    77. Incapeace Trading and Project 34 
    78. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    79. Isipho Equiping (Pty) Ltd 
    80. ITO Focus Reagile 
    81. Izizwe Training Centre (Pty) Ltd T/A Simtech Training (NORTHDENE) (TP) 
    82. Jezilla Projects 
    83. Jobafrik Consulting 
    84. Josmap Training Institute 
    85. Jucamo Shelf 4 CC. 
    86. Julia Ntombikayise Hope 
    87. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    88. Kalideen Management 
    89. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    90. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    91. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    92. Kgolo Institute 
    93. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    94. Khosithi Training 
    95. Kia Chuma 
    96. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    97. Kokilesedi Trading 
    98. Kuyakhula Development Initiatives 
    99. KWCRS CC. 
    100. Lagnita Skills Solutions 
    101. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    102. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    103. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    104. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    105. LO Tantsi Fire Consultants CC. 
    106. Lorpen Investments 
    107. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    108. Mageza Project Management 
    109. Magnico Products (PTY) LTD 
    110. Mahayi HRD Services cc 
    111. Maile Consulting 
    112. Makaota Training Consultants 
    113. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    114. Makgoka Development Facilitation (PTY) Ltd. 
    115. Makhophila Business Enterprise 
    116. Makhuba Development Projects CC 
    117. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    118. Mantrapro (PTY) LTD. 
    119. Maqhawe College 
    120. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    121. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    122. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    123. Matsila Holdings 
    124. Menba Trading and Projects 
    125. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    126. Miczo's Enterprise 
    127. Misol Projects cc 
    128. Mission Point Consulting 
    129. MJ Mafunisa Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    130. Mmadiolwana Business Enterprise 
    131. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    132. Mmaseala Business Academy (PTY) Ltd. 
    133. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    134. Modilete Training 
    135. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    136. Morar Incorporated 
    137. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    138. Mosako Wa Kitso 
    139. Motheo Skills Entity 
    140. Mpeza Training and Development Specialist 
    141. MSPD CONSULTINGPTYLTD 
    142. MTHENGENYA & ASSOCIATES 
    143. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    144. Myeza Trading Enterprise 
    145. Ndrendre Building & General Services 
    146. NEDTEX73 
    147. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    148. Neopeo Trading & Projects 
    149. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    150. Networx for Career Development 
    151. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    152. Nghano Training and Development Centre 
    153. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    154. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    155. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    156. NKQUBELA CONSULTING 
    157. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    158. Northlink College - Wingfield Campus 
    159. Nqobani Training and Development 
    160. NS Global Academy 
    161. Nsuku Management Consultants 
    162. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    163. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    164. Omithombo Management Academy 
    165. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    166. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    167. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    168. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    169. Poshido Training 
    170. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    171. Powernexus 
    172. Pudi's Educational Services And Youth Development 
    173. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
    174. Quick Leap Investment 
    175. Rally Business Consulting 
    176. Rams Business Consultants Insurance & Medical Aid 
    177. Reflections Development Institute 
    178. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    179. Riostep (Pty) Ltd 
    180. Ruthekho Training Academy 
    181. S'Ncanakazane Trading 
    182. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    183. Sebobatho Project Management 
    184. SEDIBENG TRAINING CENTRE 
    185. Senelo Trading CC 
    186. Siyakhula Trust 
    187. Sodic Training and Development 
    188. South African Governance and Business College 
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    190. Sukumamfazi Trading 
    191. Summat Training Institute 
    192. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    193. T Mabuya & Associates CC 
    194. Talent Centre Training 
    195. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    196. Talent Sculpture 
    197. TCEP (Pty) Ltd 
    198. Thando Consulting Services 
    199. Thathe Cadre Development & Consulting 
    200. The Crimson CO CC. 
    201. The Manto Group 
    202. THE SAJ COMPETENCY TRAINING INSTITUTE CC 
    203. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    204. Thuto Lere Community Empowerment Programme 
    205. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    206. Tirhani Training and Development 
    207. Tlaletso Consultants 
    208. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    209. Toyota Academy Toyota SA Motors (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
    210. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    211. Tshamutengo General Dealers CC. 
    212. Tshedza Training Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    213. Tshelopele Development Institution 
    214. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    215. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    216. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    217. TTTC 
    218. Twin Peak Technologies 
    219. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    220. Umfolozi FET College 
    221. Umqondo Consultancy 
    222. Umsenge SDCS 
    223. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    224. University of Fort Hare 
    225. University of Venda 
    226. Vantage Training 
    227. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    228. Vicmat Consultants 
    229. Wavelength T.T.I 
    230. Wilbat Projects 148 (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
    231. World Focus 382 cc T/A Richards Bay Technical Training & Assessment Centre (ZCBF) (RICHARDS BAY) (TP) 
    232. World Wide Mice 
    233. X Foundation 
    234. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    235. Zukilo Consultant 



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