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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Repair/replace minor structures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14581  Repair/replace minor structures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Civil Engineering Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 3  NQF Level 03  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 
This unit standard will be useful for people who are responsible for the maintenance of minor structures in a road environment. People credited with this unit standard will be able to replace and repair pipes, culverts, inlets, outlets, wing walls, manholes, catch pits, stone pitching, gabion baskets under traffic conditions. Previously disadvantaged persons who through recognition of prior learning will be able to be accessed against this standard and receive National recognition for their competence. This will enhance their employability and career advancement and contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the country. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
ABET Level 4 in Literacy and ABET Level 3 in Numeracy.

Identify and use protective clothing in general construction, apply fist aid, use and maintain hand tools on a construction site, use and maintain power hand tools on a construction site, implement road side safety procedures, use and maintain small plant and equipment on a construction site, conduct routine repairs to concrete structures, batch and mix concrete by mass using a concrete mixer, install gabion baskets on a civil construction site, erect and strip formwork for straight walls, columns and bases, erect and dismantle scaffolding under general supervision, assemble and tie reinforcing cages, organise and control the installation of pre-cast concrete pipes, install manholes and chambers on a civil construction site, organise and control surface repairs for roads, transport personnel, material and equipment using light delivery vehicle, work in confined spaces on construction sites. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Pipes, culverts, inlets, outlets, wing walls, manholes, catch pits, concrete v-drains, stone pitching, gabion baskets. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Identify and procure the types of hand tools and minor plant required 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Tools and minor plant types are identified that is suitable for cutting concrete and reinforcing, compacting soils in trenches, loading and laying heavy material mixing, placing concrete, erection of scaffolding and repairing surfaced roads. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Fuel supply and maintenance activities are planned. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identify and procure protective clothing, road signs and traffic control devices, first aid kit 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Protective clothing and first aid kit identified and procured that will comply with the Occupational Health and Safety act requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Road signs and traffic control devices identified and procured that will comply with working safely in a road environment. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Calculate material quantities, procure material and store 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Material quantities calculated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Material procured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Material transported and stored. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Program for maintenance work is prepared. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Quality control of work is executed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Remedial action recommended to supervisor. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for the Certificate for Construction Workers. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:
  • The repair of minor structures.
  • The calculations of quantities and procurement of resources in terms of these quantities.
  • The executing of the work in a safe manner (traffic, confined spaces, protective clothing) in terms of occupational health and safety regulations. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the types of hand tools and minor plant required.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Tools and minor plant types are identified that is suitable for cutting concrete and reinforcing, compacting soils in trenches, loading and laying heavy material mixing, placing concrete, erection of scaffolding and repairing surfaced roads.
  • Fuel supply and maintenance activities are planned. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Manage information.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Calculate material quantities, procure material and store.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Material quantities calculated.
  • Material procured.
  • Material transported and stored. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Program for maintenance work is prepared.
  • Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis.
  • Quality control of work is executed.
  • Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program.
  • Remedial action recommended to supervisor.
  • Understand contextual world-systems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Employ self management.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Program for maintenance work is prepared.
  • Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis.
  • Quality control of work is executed.
  • Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program.
  • Remedial action recommended to supervisor. 

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

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49752   National Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 


    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. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    5. Alpha Business Consultants 
    6. Amber Tower Training 
    7. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    8. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    9. Bantubanye Skills 
    10. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Bikologix Projects 
    12. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    13. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    14. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    15. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    16. Colgene Group 
    17. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    18. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Dego Consultants 
    20. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    21. Eastcape Training Centre 
    22. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    23. Ekurhuleni West Public FET College - Germiston Campus 
    24. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    25. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    26. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    27. Essential Skills 
    28. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    29. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    30. Growth Management Consulting 
    31. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    32. Icando 
    33. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    34. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    35. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    36. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    37. Interlink Technical Training 
    38. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    39. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    40. ITO Focus Reagile 
    41. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    42. Jobafrik Consulting 
    43. Jomash Construction 
    44. Josmap Training Institute 
    45. Kalideen Management 
    46. Kgolo Institute 
    47. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    48. Khosithi Training 
    49. Khula Nonke Training & Development 
    50. Kokilesedi Trading 
    51. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    53. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    54. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    55. LO Tantsi Fire Consultants CC. 
    56. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    57. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    58. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    59. MashMP Holdings 
    60. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    61. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    62. Microzone Training CC 
    63. Miczo's Enterprise 
    64. Mimoisa Business Solutions CC 
    65. Mission Point Consulting 
    66. MML Consulting CC. 
    67. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    68. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    69. Mthoms Trading 
    70. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    71. Networx for Career Development 
    72. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    73. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    74. NS Global Academy 
    75. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    76. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    77. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    78. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    79. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    80. Powernexus 
    81. Puseletso Trading and Projects 
    82. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    83. Sebobatho Project Management 
    84. Seige Trading Solutions 
    85. Senelo Trading CC 
    86. Siljeur Training Academy 
    87. SmartMatta (Pty) Ltd 
    88. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Spring Forest Trading 578 CC 
    90. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    91. Thando Consulting Services 
    92. The Business Zone 352 
    93. The Crimson CO CC. 
    94. Thothi Consulting 
    95. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    96. TLD Consulting 
    97. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    98. Tshedza Training Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    99. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    100. TSK Projects 
    101. Twin Peak Technologies 
    102. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    103. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    104. Umfolozi FET College 
    105. University of Venda 
    106. Vicmat Consultants 
    107. Wildlife and Enviroment Society of South Africa 
    108. XL AT Consulting CC 
    109. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    110. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    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.