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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Perform maintenance and repair on specialised marine refrigerated containers and generator sets 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
262158  Perform maintenance and repair on specialised marine refrigerated containers and generator sets 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Air-conditioning Refrigeration and Ventilation 
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 4  NQF Level 04  15 
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 purpose of this unit standard is to provide technical personnel with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform routine maintenance, repairs, pre-trip inspection procedures and standard modifications on specialised marine refrigerated containers.

Learners competent in this unit standard are able to:
  • Inspect specialised marine refrigerated container system.
  • Repair specialised marine refrigerated container system.
  • Carry out a pre trip inspection procedure for specialised marine refrigerated containers.
  • Carry out cold treatment procedures on a marine refrigerated container.
  • Conduct manufacturer-specified modifications and/or upgrades on a specialised marine refrigerated container.
  • Carry out the generator set pre trip inspection procedure.
  • Conduct off-hire surveys on a marine refrigerated container. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credits allocated to this unit standard assume that a learner has already achieved and is therefore competent in the following:
  • Communication, mathematics and relevant science and technology at NQF Level 3.
  • Carry out fault finding and repair procedures on non-specialised marine container refrigeration systems at NQF Level 3.
  • Carry out fault finding and repair procedures on non-specialised marine container circuits and controls systems at NQF Level 3.
  • Carry out a Pre Trip Inspection (PTI) inspection of non-specialised marine containers at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The range, as indicated under the specific outcomes, determines the scope and level of this unit standard.

    However, for the purpose of assessment:
  • The Perishable Products Export Control Board's (PPECB's), Cold Chain Handling Protocols and standards are to be used and take precedent.
  • Specialised marine refrigerated containers include: Controlled-Atmosphere and Super Freezer types.
  • Marine refrigerated container and refrigeration system manufacturers' manuals and procedures are used and adhered to where appropriate.
  • Employer/Client standard operating procedures are used.

    "Environmental" includes, but is not limited to, maritime applications.

    The learner should be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision and according to worksite and manufacturer specifications and occupational safety, health and environmental legislation. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Inspect specialised marine refrigerated container systems. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Specialised marine refrigerated container systems include:
  • Controlled-atmosphere type.
  • Super-freezer type (includes analysis and the inspection of heat rejection and main power supply system components).

    For the purpose of assessment, individuals must be assessed in the repair of both types of specialised marine refrigerated containers.

    Standards, guidelines and procedures include but are not limited to the following sources, namely employers, clients, manufacturers, industry regulations and legislation. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various sources for maintenance information on Specialised marine refrigerated containers are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specialised system components are identified according to manufacturers guidelines and their functions are explained in terms of design objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Air distribution/ventilation system components are identified according to manufacturers guidelines and their functions are explained in terms of design objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Heat rejection system components are identified and their functions explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Circuits and controls system components are identified according to manufacturers guidelines, their functions are explained in terms of design objectives and types of malfunctions and corrective action is recalled. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Main power supply system components are identified and their functions explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The procedure for the inspection of Specialised marine refrigerated container systems is explained and an inspection is performed in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines specified by industry and regulatory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Repair specialised marine refrigerated container systems. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Specialised marine refrigerated container systems include:
  • Controlled-Atmosphere type.
  • Super-Freezer type (includes analysis and repair of faults on heat rejection and main power supply system components).

    For the purpose of assessment, individuals must be assessed in the repair of both types of specialised marine refrigerated containers.

    Standards, guidelines and procedures include but are not limited to the following sources, namely employers, clients, manufacturers, industry regulations and legislation. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various sources for fault analysis and repair information on Specialised marine refrigerated containers systems are explained according to manufacturers guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specialised marine refrigerated container system components are analysed for faults and repaired in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines and manufacturers' specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Air distribution/ventilation system components are analysed for faults and repaired in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines and manufacturers specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Heat rejection system components are analysed for faults and repaired in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Circuits and controls system components are analysed for faults and repaired in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines and original circuitry and system design. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Main power supply system components are analysed for faults and repaired in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Carry out a pre trip inspection procedure. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Specialised marine refrigerated container systems include:
  • Controlled-atmosphere type.
  • Super-freezer type.

    For the purpose of assessment, individuals must be assessed in the pre-trip inspection of both types of Specialised marine refrigerated containers. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The pre trip inspection procedures are explained in terms of industry requirements, in conjunction with manufacturers guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The pre "self diagnostic test" inspection and repairs are described and carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines, the results are obtained, documented, analysed, and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The "self diagnostic test" procedure is explained and carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The "self diagnostic test" procedure results are obtained, analysed, and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The post "self diagnostic test" repairs and checks are explained and carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The pre trip inspection results are explained and reported in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Employer/client/manufacturer's standards and guidelines regarding procedures, replacement of parts, and repairs are identified and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Carry out cold treatment procedures on a marine refrigerated container. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of a cold treatment procedure is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Perishable Products Export Control Board's (PPECB) cold treatment protocols are stated and the procedures and inspection requirements are explained and demonstrated in terms of the PPEC Act of 1983 or current replacement legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Employer/Client/PPECB standards, procedures, and protocols are implemented and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Conduct manufacturer-specified modifications or upgrades on a Specialised marine refrigerated container. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various sources for information on modifications or upgrades of marine refrigerated containers is explained in terms of manufacturers' specifications and design objectives with an emphasis on improved functionality. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The documentation for a modification or upgrade is obtained, analysed, and the procedure for its application is explained correctly in terms of manufacturers guidelines and specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Employer/Client/Manufactures standards and guidelines regarding authorisation procedures are identified and adhered to in terms of company policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The modification or upgrade is verified against the authorisation documentation by paying particular attention to manufacturers specifications, design intentions, functionality and standard quality assurance procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Employer/Client/Manufactures standards and guidelines regarding modification/upgrade procedures, replacement of parts, and repairs are explained and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Carry out a generator set pre trip inspection procedure. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Marine refrigerated container auxiliary power generator set systems include:
  • Under slung types.
  • Strap on types.

    For the purpose of assessment, individuals must be assessed in the pre-trip inspection of either type of marine refrigerated container generator set systems. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of the pre trip inspection of a generator set and its applicable procedure is explained in terms of port authority and industry requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The variations in generator set configurations are identified; their distinguishing characteristics and applications are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The various generator set systems are identified; their distinct characteristics and functions are explained in terms of environmental and engineering applicability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The pre "run test" inspection procedure and required repairs are explained and carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The "run test" procedure is explained and carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The pre trip inspection results are explained and reported in accordance with standard operating procedures and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Employer/client/manufacturer's standards and guidelines regarding procedures, replacement of parts, and repairs are identified and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Conduct off-hire surveys on a Specialised marine refrigerated container. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of the off-hire survey is explained in terms of industry and regulatory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Employer/client/manufacturer's standards and guidelines regarding off-hire survey procedures are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The documentation for an off-hire survey is obtained and its application is explained correctly according to employer/client requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The off-hire survey is conducted and the documentation is completed correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Employer/client/manufacturer's standards and guidelines regarding off-hire documentation processing procedures are explained and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Safe working practices are explained, implemented, and adhered to in terms of the Safety Regulations and standards of safety as specified in terms of industry standards. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any person wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, who may appoint a moderator to be present at the assessment.
  • The assessor must have knowledge and experience of air-conditioning or refrigeration. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The sources for Employer/Client/Manufacturer's standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • The identification of different marine refrigerated containers systems.
  • The sources of pre-trip inspection procedures.
  • Maintenance and fault-finding of the registration system.
  • Power generation inspection. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • Determining a specific type of damage on a marine refrigerated container and implementing the correct repair procedure. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with relevant parties:
  • Sourcing procedures for marine refrigerated containers from others. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities responsibly and effectively:
  • Preparing for trip inspection requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • In accordance with the relevant party's procedures before, during and after the inspection process. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • Fault analyse and repair marine refrigerated container systems using the latest technologies. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:

    Understanding the consequences of sub standard marine refrigerated container operation on food quality and the cost implications of non-acceptance of the 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 
    For the purpose of assessment, the term "maintenance" refers to routine maintenance procedures, repair, inspect, adjust, lubricate, re-align, remove, upgrade, modify, assemble and re-charge.

    Recognition of Prior Learning:

    Credits may be obtained by applying to an accredited/approved training provider/institution in order to have prior learning recognised in lieu of past work experience. Past experience must relate to the specific outcomes contained within this unit standard. The ensuing assessment of candidates seeking recognition of prior learning should not be so onerous as to deter them from doing so. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  65509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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. IFIHLILE TRAINING ACADEMY GAUTENG (PTY) LTD (Halfway House)(TP) 
    2. Industries Education & Training Institute (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    3. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE - PE TTC 
    4. Service Corps T/A Works Training School (ELANDSFONTEIN) (TP) 
    5. Shukela Training Centre 
    6. Tekmation (Pty) Ltd T/A Tekmation Training Institute (DURBAN) (TP) 
    7. Umfolozi FET College - Mandeni Campus 
    8. Wavelength T.T.I 
    9. Winters Business Enterprise T/A Winters Tradesman Technical Tuition (PRETORIA) (TP) 



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