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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintain spray painting equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
260160  Maintain spray painting equipment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Vehicle Maintenance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
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 
People in the field of manufacturing and engineering require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard. The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications. The learner is capable of maintaining spray painting equipment to ensure consistency of the application.

This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression and is a foundational unit standard for a spray painter. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard is one of a series of unit standards for spray painting vehicles in the field of manufacturing and engineering. It is assumed that the learner is already competent to:
  • Select, use and care for engineering hand tools.
  • Keep the work area safe and productive. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following range information is applicable to the entire unit standard:
  • All work is performed under supervision at regular intervals and according to workplace and workshop manual specifications and occupational safety, health and environmental legislation.
  • Spray painting equipment includes, but is not limited to the following types of equipment: compressor, spray booth, air dryer, regulator, hoses, couplings, filters, dust extractor, lights, spray gun cleaner.
  • Maintenance does not include repair of broken or damaged components.

    Additional range information is provided at specific outcomes and assessment criteria as necessary. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of maintaining spray painting equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The types of equipment that require maintenance are identified from a maintenance schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The extent of maintenance that can be performed on equipment is identified from manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The point at which maintenance must be conducted is described according to manufacturer specifications and workplace requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Logged hours of equipment use, routine checks, maintenance schedules, workshop requirements.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Methods of maintaining equipment are explained in terms of the type of equipment and function to perform. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Cleanable and replacement parts are identified in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Consequences of not maintaining equipment in the correct state are described in terms of the impact on the consistency of application of paint. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare to maintain spray painting equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment to be maintained is identified from given documentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Documentation includes maintenance schedules and workplace instructions.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The type and extent of maintenance required is identified in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tools and equipment required for the maintenance task are identified and checked for functionality prior to commencing the task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Relevant personnel are informed of the planned maintenance and downtime of specific equipment in accordance with workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Equipment to be maintained is made safe to work on in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Making safe includes aspects such as switching off, isolating and releasing pressure.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct maintenance of spray painting equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment is cleaned according to workplace requirements. Solvents and cleaning agents used are appropriate to the component. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Components are dismantled and reassembled in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Damage or wear is identified and reported in accordance with workplace procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Replacement parts are replaced with suitable parts in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Fluid levels are confirmed to be in accordance with manufacturer specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Maintained equipment is checked for functionality in accordance with workplace procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Checking includes visual and auditory checks.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply safety procedures during the maintenance process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Maintenance is conducted without incident, accident or injury. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Equipment and tools are used in accordance with workplace and manufacturer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All workplace safety warnings and required actions before, during and after maintenance are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Hazardous materials are disposed of in accordance with workplace and legislative requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Hazardous materials include lubricants, solvents and cleaning agents.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Applicable SHE procedures are followed during the preparation and application processes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Procedures include using personal protective equipment and adhering to workplace procedures.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Restore work area, complete and process documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The work area is restored in accordance with workplace and SHE requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Restoring work area includes packing away of tools and equipment and cleaning the work area.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are cleaned and stored in accordance with workplace and SHE requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consequences of not leaving the workplace in the appropriate state are explained in terms of safety hazards and production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Documentation is completed and processed in accordance with workplace procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Documentation includes completing job cards, check lists and reports.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The reasons for various documents are explained in terms of their main functions. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • 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 must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Essential embedded knowledge will be assessed through assessment of the specific outcomes in terms of the stipulated assessment criteria. Candidates are unlikely to achieve all the specific outcomes, to the standards described in the assessment criteria, without knowledge of the listed embedded knowledge. This means that for the most part, the possession or lack of the knowledge can be directly inferred from the quality of the candidate's performance. Where direct assessment of knowledge is required, assessment criteria have been included in the body of the unit standard.

    The following embedded knowledge is addressed in an integrated way in the unit standard:
  • How to use Personal Protective Equipment.
  • The importance of maintaining cleanliness and condition of spray painting equipment.
  • How to identify maintenance requirements.
  • How to maintain equipment.
  • How to report work conducted.
  • The importance of reporting findings. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to identify situations requiring maintenance. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as members of a team, group, organisation or community.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to interact with other people in the workshop. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to conduct own work in a responsible manner and not cause damage to any other components. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to identify maintenance requirements and damaged components. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to complete relevant reports and job cards. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to use appropriate tools and equipment for maintenance of spray painting equipment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation.

    Note:
  • The ability of the candidate to identify the impact of poorly maintained equipment on the consistency of the final product. 

  • 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  64410   National Certificate: Automotive Spray Painting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  65809   National Certificate: Automotive Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58781   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58785   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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.
     
    1. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    2. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
    3. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    4. College of Production Technology 
    5. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    6. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
    7. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
    8. Hibiscus Skills Training College (HILLCREST) (TP) 
    9. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    10. Imperial Technical Training Academy (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    11. Industry Training & Consulting cc (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    12. Institute for Telling Development T/A ITD Training (MENLYN PARK) (TP) 
    13. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    14. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    15. MacSteel Services Centres SA (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    16. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    17. Nissan SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    18. Northlink College - Bellville Campus 
    19. OPTIMUM LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    20. Organisation Development International (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    21. Organisational Development International (TP) 
    22. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    23. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    24. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    25. Production Management Institute 
    26. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    27. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    28. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    29. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    30. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    31. Rema Tip Top SA (Pty) Ltd (BENONI) (TP) 
    32. Sabela Learning Academy 
    33. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    34. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    35. THE NEW RECLAMATION GROUP (PTY) LTD (Prospecton) (TP) 
    36. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
    38. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    39. Volkswagen of South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Technical Learning Academy (UIT 
    40. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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