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

Select and supervise the use and maintenance of plant, equipment and tools 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14427  Select and supervise the use and maintenance of plant, equipment and tools 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building 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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-06-11  2006-06-11  SAQA 0148/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-06-11   2010-06-11  

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 
Learners who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to select and supervise the safekeeping, use and maintenance of plant, equipment and tools in accordance with site procedures and safety and manufacturers specifications

This competence complements the other generic supervisory competencies and underpins the Elective learning.

It contributes to the development of a professional community of Construction Supervisors. The contribution to The National Skills Development Strategy is the key developmental interface between learners and new competencies to be achieved.

Its contribution to socio-economic transformation is that learners would be able to undergo RPL-assessment and thereby receive recognition for previous learning and experience. The employability and career prospects of learners can therefore be enhanced by this qualification. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
NQF level 3 Language and Mathematics 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The typical scope of this unit standard is:
  • Lead - in time for procurement of plant, equipment and tools includes allowance for:
    1. Information from Employer/Engineer/Architect
    2. Planning
    3. Requisitioning & ordering
    4. Transport & Delivery 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and select plant, equipment and tools. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Plant, equipment and tool properties, purposes and applications are accurately described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Plant, equipment & tools resource schedule is developed according to the works programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Lead-In times for plant, equipment & tools are allowed for. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Plant, equipment & tools are requisitioned in accordance with resource schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Appropriate plant, equipment & tools are selected according to site requirements and availability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Plant, equipment & tools costs are within tendered allowables. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Supervise the safekeeping of plant, equipment and tools. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Utilization of plant and equipment is calculated and the necessary improvements are implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Equipment & tools are stored in accordance with company procedures and quality management systems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Equipment & tools are secured and protected in accordance with company procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Supervise the use of plant, equipment and tools. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Plant, equipment & tools are utilized according to manufacturers requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Plant, equipment & tools are utilized according to construction methods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Plant, equipment & tools are utilized according to safe operating procedures and specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Supervise the maintenance of plant, equipment and tools. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Scheduled maintenance programmes are implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Equipment faults and breakdowns are reported. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Availability of plant and equipment is calculated and the necessary maintenance improvements are implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Start up and shut down procedures for plant and equipment are implemented. 


    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 CETA - ETQA for "The National Certificate in the Supervision of Construction Processes".
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the CETA - ETQA
  • CETA - ETQA, or other ETQA's who have a Memorandum of Understanding in place with CETA-ETQA, would be responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Understand and explain:
  • Types of plant, equipment and tools and their properties, purposes and cost
  • Concept of "tendered allowables"
  • Concept of lead-in time
  • Sources of information in order to select plant, equipment and tools
  • Site quality management system
  • Site procedures & record keeping requirements with regard to the requisitioning, use and safekeeping of plant, equipment and tools
  • Reporting procedures
  • Site procedures, safety & manufacturers specifications with regard to the storage, use and maintenance of plant, equipment and tools
  • How to calculate plant and equipment utilization and availability and comparison to accepted industry standards
  • Start up & shut down procedures for plant, equipment and tools
  • Maintenance procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems - relate to the following assessment criteria:

    Equipment faults and breakdowns are reported. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others - relate to the following specific outcome:

    Supervise the safekeeping and use of plant, equipment and tools. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self-management - relate to the following assessment criteria:
  • Scheduled maintenance programmes are implemented;
  • Plant, equipment and tool costs are within tendered allowables. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information - relate to the following specific outcome:

    Identify and select plant, equipment and tools. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence - relate to the following assessment criteria:
  • Start up and shut down procedures for plant and equipment are implemented;
  • Plant, equipment & tools are utilized according to manufacturers requirements, construction methods; safe operating procedures and specifications. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand Contextual world-systems - relate to the following assessment criteria:

    Lead-In times for plant, equipment & tools are allowed for. 

    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  50309   Further Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  23895   National Certificate: Supervision of Building Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-06-09  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  23673   National Certificate: Supervision of Civil Engineering Construction Processes: Water and Waste Water  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-06-09  Was 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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. ABEMS Training Institute (PTY) Ltd. 
    4. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    5. Atlegang Training Consulting 
    6. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    7. Azitjhewi Construction 
    8. Bantubanye Skills 
    9. Big Start Training and Development 
    10. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    11. Continuing Education Programme 
    12. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    13. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    15. Ditlou Solutions 
    16. Edutraining Business College 
    17. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    18. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    19. ENVOY PLANET CONSULTING AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    20. eThekwini Municipality - Durban 
    21. Gauteng Association Of Local Authorities 
    22. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    23. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    24. Green Champion Day Care Centre 
    25. Growth Management Consulting 
    26. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    27. Icando 
    28. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    29. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    30. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    31. ITO Focus Reagile 
    32. Jobafrik Consulting 
    33. Kgolo Institute 
    34. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    35. KN Business Solutions 
    36. Kuyakhula Development Initiatives 
    37. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    38. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    39. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    40. Magnico Products (PTY) LTD 
    41. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    42. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    43. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    44. MashMP Holdings 
    45. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    46. Mcebo Technologies 
    47. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    48. Miczo's Enterprise 
    49. Mission Point Consulting 
    50. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    51. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    52. MTHENGENYA & ASSOCIATES 
    53. Nativah Energy Group Pty LTD 
    54. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    55. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    56. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    57. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    58. NS Global Academy 
    59. Ntsime Financial Consulting 
    60. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    61. Peta Attorneys Incorporation 
    62. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    63. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    64. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    65. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    66. Quick Leap Investment 
    67. Seige Trading Solutions 
    68. Senelo Trading CC 
    69. Siljeur Training Academy 
    70. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
    71. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    72. Spring Forest Trading 578 CC 
    73. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    74. Teemil Safety Health and Environmental Consultants PTY LTD 
    75. Thando Consulting Services 
    76. The Crimson CO CC. 
    77. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    78. Tlaletso Consultants 
    79. TLD Consulting 
    80. Tradesman Consulting and Training Solutions 
    81. Tshamutengo General Dealers CC. 
    82. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    83. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    84. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    85. Umfolozi FET College 
    86. Umqondo Consultancy 
    87. University of Venda 
    88. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    89. Vicmat Consultants 
    90. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    91. XL AT Consulting CC 
    92. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    93. Zerben Management Solutions 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.