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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.
     
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    3. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    4. Bantubanye Skills 
    5. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    6. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    7. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    8. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    9. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    10. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    11. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    12. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    13. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    14. Environmental Leadership Academy 
    15. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    16. Growth Management Consulting 
    17. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
    18. Icando 
    19. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    20. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    21. ITO Focus Reagile 
    22. Jobafrik Consulting 
    23. Kgolo Institute 
    24. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    25. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    26. Kokilesedi Trading 
    27. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    28. LO Tantsi Fire Consultants CC. 
    29. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    30. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    31. MashMP Holdings 
    32. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    33. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    34. Miczo's Enterprise 
    35. Mind Magic Consulting 
    36. Mission Point Consulting 
    37. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    38. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    39. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    40. Networx for Career Development 
    41. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    42. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    43. NS Global Academy 
    44. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    45. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    46. Powernexus 
    47. Puseletso Trading and Projects 
    48. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    49. Sebobatho Project Management 
    50. Seige Trading Solutions 
    51. Senelo Trading CC 
    52. Siljeur Training Academy 
    53. Spring Forest Trading 578 CC 
    54. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    55. Thando Consulting Services 
    56. The Crimson CO CC. 
    57. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    58. TLD Consulting 
    59. Tshedza Training Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    60. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
    61. Umfolozi FET College 
    62. University of Venda 
    63. Vicmat Consultants 
    64. XL AT Consulting CC 
    65. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 



    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.