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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. Arehone Consulting 
    8. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    9. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    10. Bantubanye Skills 
    11. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    12. Bikologix Projects 
    13. Blacken Security Services 
    14. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    15. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    16. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    17. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    18. Colgene Group 
    19. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    20. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    21. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Dego Consultants 
    23. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    24. Eastcape Training Centre 
    25. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    26. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    27. Ekurhuleni West Public FET College - Germiston Campus 
    28. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    29. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    30. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    31. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    32. Essential Skills 
    33. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    34. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    35. Growth Management Consulting 
    36. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    37. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    38. HWM Consultancy 
    39. Icando 
    40. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    41. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    42. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    43. Institute for Local Government and Housing 
    44. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    45. Interlink Technical Training 
    46. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    47. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    48. ITO Focus Reagile 
    49. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    50. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    51. Jobafrik Consulting 
    52. Jomash Construction 
    53. Josmap Training Institute 
    54. Kalideen Management 
    55. Kgolo Institute 
    56. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    57. Khula Nonke Training & Development 
    58. Kokilesedi Trading 
    59. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    60. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    61. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    62. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    63. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    64. LO Tantsi Fire Consultants CC. 
    65. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    66. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    67. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    68. MashMP Holdings 
    69. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    70. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    71. Microzone Training CC 
    72. Miczo's Enterprise 
    73. Mission Point Consulting 
    74. MML Consulting CC. 
    75. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    76. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    78. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    79. Mthoms Trading 
    80. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    81. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    82. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    83. Networx for Career Development 
    84. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    85. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    86. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    87. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    88. NOLOSHA 
    89. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    90. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    91. NS Global Academy 
    92. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    93. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    94. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    95. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    96. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    97. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    98. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    99. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    100. Powernexus 
    101. Puseletso Trading and Projects 
    102. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    103. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    104. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    105. Sebobatho Project Management 
    106. Seige Trading Solutions 
    107. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    108. Senelo Trading CC 
    109. Siljeur Training Academy 
    110. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    111. SmartMatta (Pty) Ltd 
    112. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    113. Spring Forest Trading 578 CC 
    114. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    115. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    116. Thando Consulting Services 
    117. The Business Zone 352 
    118. The Crimson CO CC. 
    119. Thothi Consulting 
    120. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    121. TLD Consulting 
    122. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    123. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    124. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    125. Tshedza Training Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    126. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    127. TSK Projects 
    128. Twin Peak Technologies 
    129. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    130. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    131. Umfolozi FET College 
    132. University of Venda 
    133. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    134. Vicmat Consultants 
    135. Wildlife and Enviroment Society of South Africa 
    136. XL AT Consulting CC 
    137. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    138. 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.