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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Conduct a security patrol in an area of responsibility 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244177  Conduct a security patrol in an area of responsibility 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Security 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 is able to conduct various types of security patrols, use security equipment and resources and identify role-players involved in a security patrol. This unit standard will enable learners to apply techniques to conclude a patrol and to identify and deal with potential and/or existing threats. They will be able to conclude the security patrol by handing over the required information, property and equipment.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Prepare for a security patrol.
  • Conduct a security patrol.
  • Conclude a security patrol. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Types of patrols refer to but are not limited to:
  • Foot patrols, area patrol, and perimeter patrol. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Conduct a security patrol. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of conducting patrols is explained in terms of their role in security. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Purpose refers to deter, detect, report, react and detain.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential and/or existing threats are monitored and/or observed in order to minimise security risks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Patrol techniques are applied in a given situation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Patrol techniques refer to but are not limited to:
  • Walking in shadows, walking behind lights and stopping and listening.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Potential and/or existing threats are assessed to determine whether they constitute an incident. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Patrol is assessed for reporting purposes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare for a security patrol. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Types of patrols are described according to when and how they should be used. Security equipment needed to conduct patrols is identified according to their purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Instructions for a specific patrol are interpreted in order to inform patrol activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consequences of not reporting or poor reporting are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Role-players are identified in terms of their roles and responsibilities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Role-players may include but are not limited to management and emergency services.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conclude a security patrol. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Gathered information is interpreted in order to compile a report. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Report may include but is not limited to pocket book, occurrence book and incident report book.
  • Interpretation refers to examining information who, what, where, when, why and how.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Issued equipment is examined for handing over purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Found property is handled in accordance with standard operating procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Handled refers to but is not limited to safe keeping, recording and handing over.
     


    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 
  • Use of security equipment.
  • Processes and procedures for handing over and taking over responsibilities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems associated with the preparation, conducting and concluding of a patrol in area of responsibility. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with all role players in the process of conducting of a security patrol. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities in such a way as to have all the required equipment and resources available before going out on a security patrol. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the conducting of a security patrol. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with others during the security patrol and when drafting a security patrol report. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology whenever possible when conducting a security patrol. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the proper preparation leads to an effective and efficient patrol. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts while conducting a security patrol. 

    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
    Core  58577   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  61609   Further Education and Training Certificate: Volunteer Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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