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

Apply sampling theory and practice in the chemical industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14784  Apply sampling theory and practice in the chemical industry 
ORIGINATOR
Chemical Industries SGB 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Engineering and Related Design 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2002-10-09  2005-10-09  SAQA 0144/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2006-10-09   2009-10-09  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
244071  Apply sampling theory and practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This standard is aimed at people who work or intend to work within a process or manufacturing operation.

Those learners who acquire the outcomes of this standard will know about and be able to apply sampling theory and practice in the chemical industry. This has application for individuals in production, laboratory or research and development environments, who are required to take samples. It is also relevant to quality assurance.

The qualifying learner is able to:
  • Explain the purpose of sampling and scientific and technical basis upon which sampling is based
  • Take a variety of samples in a process or process related environment
  • Evaluate sampling as practiced in a process or process related environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence against the following or the equivalent unit standards Describe chemical process operations and related process chemistry used in the chemical industry .Maintaining health, hygiene and safety in a chemical environment and Demonstrating and understanding of quality principles used in the chemical industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Range statements applicable to the unit standard titles, specific outcomes and assessment criteria are found beneath the applicable assessment criteria

    The following range statements are general to the qualification:
  • Relationship between quality, resources needed and cost, justifications of criteria / standard of a standard
  • Applications of sampling include regular and one off, incremental sampling, sampling of solid, liquid, gas and mixtures, manual and automated sampling, large and small samples. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the purpose of sampling; and the scientific and technical basis upon which sampling is based 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The purpose of taking samples and the criteria for different types of sample are explained in general, with reference to samples required at a specific site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The significance of samples in a chemical process operation or chemical manufacturing operation and related activities are explained with reference to the importance of the information determined from the sample on the process, or operation, and quality as applicable at the site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Scientific and technological principles applicable to sampling are explained with reference to the quality of samples taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • A site is a workplace in a chemical industrial organization where sampling/sample taking is required
  • Sampling for process control includes, quality assurance environmental monitoring, chemical analysis, other testing, reference and criteria required to meet different purposes
  • Reason for the sample includes science and technology and economic significance and impact as applied to the variety of sampling applications listed.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Take a variety of samples in a process or process related environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Preparation for taking samples is carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures / best practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Samples are taken according to standard operating procedures / best practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Samples are processed according to standard operating procedures / best practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Process and equipment is returned to normal conditions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Taking samples includes, prevention of contamination of samples, taking samples, packaging, sealing and identification of samples
  • Taking samples may include treatment / processing of samples and storage / dispatch to laboratory or analysis depending upon the site specific requirements.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate sampling as practiced in a process or process related environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Any deviation from the standard operating procedure during the sampling process is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Reasons for and consequences of any deviations are explained with reference to the standard operating procedure and the importance of the sampling carried out. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Standard operating procedures followed and the sampling activities carried out are compared with the principles of sampling. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate actions are recommended in accordance with standard practice on site. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Educational Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA) will accredit providers offering learning towards this standard and will register assessors. They will also appoint the internal and external moderators. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Principles of sampling
  • Reasons for sampling
  • Common techniques used for sampling
  • Common techniques used in processing samples prior to analysis. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made towards identifying that the sampling carried out meets the requirements for the specific samples. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team or organisation to communicate, discuss and address sampling problems relating to standard operating procedures, their execution and quality with the appropriate people. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively, while carrying out sampling with the minimum disruption to the process and effort whilst not compromising quality. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate sampling information against knowledge and standard operating procedures and results of analysis. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion, regarding the understanding and use of appropriate technical terminology. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others based on scientific and technological principles which must be applied with due consideration for safe working practice. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating and understanding the chemical process as a set or related systems by recognising that sampling is part of the quality assurance and production operating /manufacturing management system. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 244071, which is "Apply sampling theory and practice", Level 2, 5 credits.

    Additional unit standards that address industry specific requirements may be added.

    This unit standard can be textualised for the Chemical Industries Environment. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  57879   National Certificate: Manufacturing of Surface Coatings  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHIETA 
    Elective  24253   National Certificate: Batch Mixing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-12-03  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  22866   National Certificate: Chemical Equipment Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-10-09  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48890   National Certificate: Chemical Liquid, Gas Storage and Transfer  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-10-13  CHIETA 
    Elective  36156   National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-12-03  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49605   National Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  48725   National Certificate: Explosives Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-04-07  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49555   National Certificate: Operation of Mobile Explosives Manufacturing Units  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHIETA 


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