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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Perform basic handyman tasks in a stable yard 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
244251  Perform basic handyman tasks in a stable yard 
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 1  NQF Level 01 
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 carry out simple repair tasks in a stable yard environment. It will ensure the learner is able to assist in the maintenance of the stable yard and contribute to its upkeep and functional state. Achieving this unit standard will enhance the employability of the learner or provide entrepreneurial opportunities in the community.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and determining nature of repair to be undertaken in a stable yard.
  • Carrying out minor repairs in a stable yard.
  • Repairing cracked and broken concrete.
  • Repairing a fence and gate in a stable yard.
  • Caring for stable yard tools and equipment. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Stable yard will include but not limited to stable yards, barns, stables, paddock, exercise arena. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and determine the nature of the minor repair to be undertaken in a stable yard. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Minor repairs will include stable fittings' doors, hinges, taps, sliding doors and barriers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The stable yard is examined and the type and extent of damages to be repaired are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Repair requirements are determined in a given case study. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Repair options and alternatives are identified and evaluated for feasibility according to organisational constraint. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Authority is obtained to effect repair. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Carry out minor repairs in a stable yard. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate tools, equipment and fitting materials are selected according to the repair to be undertaken. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Personal protective equipment is used as required in accordance with the relevant safety legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Repair is completed according to worksite and safety procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tools and equipment are packed away in accordance with worksite procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Maintain the stable yard on a regular basis according to worksite procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Minor repairs include but are not limited to cracked and broken concrete, the gate and the fence.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Care for stable yard tools and equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Unsafe or damaged stable yard tools and equipment which may impact on the environment, are identified, reported and their use discontinued according to worksite procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Simple repairs, maintenance and care tasks are carried out according to worksite procedures and in an environmentally responsible manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stable yard tools and equipment are stored in accordance with worksite procedures for future use. 


    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, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Tools, equipment and materials used in the repair and maintenance in a stable yard.
  • Use and safe handling of hand and power tools.
  • Levelling devices.
  • Terrain around which repairs and maintenance take place.
  • Types and quality of repairs.
  • Causes of breakages and defects in and around a stable yard.
  • Personal protective equipment required in accordance with relevant safety requirements. 

  • 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 repairing and maintaining of fixtures, tools and equipment in and around a stable yard. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the stable yard in order to ensure repairs and maintenance tasks are carried out effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information which will assist in the identification and requirements for the correct repair to take place. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with superiors in reporting defects found in a stable yard and with stable yard tools and equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when effecting repairs in and around a stable yard. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the quick and effective repairing of defects in a stable yard improves the safety of horses and people. 

    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  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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