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

Explain the application of the National Building Act and Regulations Act, 103 of 1997 (as amended) as described in SABS0400 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14976  Explain the application of the National Building Act and Regulations Act, 103 of 1997 (as amended) as described in SABS0400 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Financial Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-10-08  2006-10-08  SAQA 0150/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-10-08   2010-10-08  

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
242663  Explain the application of the National Building Act, 103 of 1977 (as amended) as described in SANS 10/0400  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners who manage risk in insurance and other organisations. It will be useful for risk management generalists, loss adjusters and learners in short term insurance.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the risks associated with the application of the National Building Regulations as contained in the SABS0400 code of practice.
  • Explaining the risks associated with regulations governing approval of design and occupancy of buildings.
  • Explaining the risks associated with the standards relating to construction and design.
  • Describing risk financing options as a means of managing risk. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this Unit Standard. Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical and Financial Literacy at Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is
  • Protection includes, but is not limited to fire installations, means of escape, unsuitable equipment.
  • Design includes, but is not limited to, industrial and commercial enterprises, multipurpose, multi occupancy and domestic structures. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the risks associated with the application of the National Building Regulations. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain the risks associated with the application of the National Building Regulations as contained in the SABS0400 code of practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The rules relating to fire safety are explained with examples and an indication is given of the consequences of non-compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The rules relating to general safety are explained with examples and an indication is given of the consequences of non-compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The rules relating to building stability and integrity are explained with examples and an indication is given of the consequences of non-compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Approvals required for design, occupancy and appointments are listed and an indication is given of the consequences of non-compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The concept of construction is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The concept of stability is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The concept of ancillary services and supplies is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    8. The concept of protection is explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the risks associated with regulations governing approval of design of building. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain the risks associated with regulations governing approval of design and occupancy of buildings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. At least three different types of design used in the construction of buildings are explained and an indication is given of when each type is appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. At least three different construction methods and materials used in the construction of buildings are explained and an indication is given of when each type is appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. At least three different methods of protection of buildings are explained and an indication is given of how each type contributes to the safety and stability of the building. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Three different purposes of occupation are explained and an indication is given of the risk associated with the construction standards for each. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the risks associated with the standards relating to construction and design. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. At least three risks associated with inferior design are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. At least three risks associated with construction materials are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. At least three risks associated with inferior protection are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. At least three risks different aspects of sub-division in a building are identified and an indication is given of the purpose of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The materials used in the construction of a specific building are examined and an indication is given of the suitability for the occupancy purpose. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe risk financing options as a means of managing risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. A risk assessment of a specific building is conducted in order to assess the suitability of the building for occupancy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The findings of the assessment are presented in a report. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Two suggestions are proposed for financing the potential risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Two suggestions are proposed for improving the risk profile of a building for financing purposes. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Registered as an assessor with the INSQA or with a relevant ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the INSQA.

    2. Moderators must be registered as assessors with the INSQA or with a relevant ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the INSQA.

    3. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the INSQA or with a relevant ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the INSQA.

    4. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.

    Anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency registered with the INSQA or with a relevant ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the INSQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are capable of collecting, organising and critically evaluating information in conducting a risk assessment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate clearly in proposing ways of financing risk and improving the risk profile of a building. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to solve problems in proposing options for financing potential risk and improving the risk profile of a building for financing purposes. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242663, which is ' Explain the application of the National Building Act, 103 of 1977 (as amended) as described in SANS 10/0400 ', Level 4, 4 Credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  24396   National Certificate: Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-10-08  Was INSETA 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.
     
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