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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Repair racing tack 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244040  Repair racing tack 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Equine Management and Equestrian Instruction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
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
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 
The person credited with this unit standard will be able to identify and repair basic racing tack components by hand or by using correct machines and equipment. The learner will also be able to select and prepare consumables to use in the repair of racing tack.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying a range of racing tack components and equipment.
  • Planning the repair process.
  • Repairing racing tack.
  • Finishing the repair process. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners assessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at ABET Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify a range of racing tack components and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Components of racing tack, which may be repaired, are listed and their repair process described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The equipment used to repair a saddle is listed and their function described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The tools found in a racing tack repair kit are identified and their purpose and use described with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tools in a basic tool kit should include but are not limited to:
  • Punches, hammer, awl, clamp, knife, needles, beeswax, pliers, thread.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan the repair process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Work area is prepared according to worksite and safety procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sequence of the repair is planned according to worksite procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate tools and equipment are identified, obtained and prepared according to repair task requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tools and equipment will include but are not limited to:
  • Racing tack tool kit, machines.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Repair racing tack. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Personal protective equipment is used in accordance with safety standards and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Racing tack is repaired using specified tools and equipment in accordance with job specifications and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Repair methods are applied appropriately and in line with work place specifications. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Repair methods could include but are not limited to:
  • Single needle and double needle stitching, nylon, canvas and webbing repairs.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Finish the repair process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Repair tools and equipment are stored according to work site and safety procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Work area is restored according to work site standards and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Repair activities are reported in required format and time frame to the responsible person. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • 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 relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The components of racing tack and tools.
  • Purpose and use of racing tack repair tools and equipment.
  • Repair methods and techniques for repairing racing tack. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the selection of the most appropriate method for repair and when using the racing tack repair tools. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team when performing the repair on the racing tack. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when preparing and performing the repair on the racing tack. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when identifying the tools and methods needed to conduct a repair on racing tack. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when preparing the work area for the repair process and when reporting the repair activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology in the process of repairing racing tack on machines. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where in order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting in the exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

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

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  58493   General Education and Training Certificate: Equine and Equestrian Practices  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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