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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify the mechanical makeup and the function of major equipment needed in a work area 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
263686  Identify the mechanical makeup and the function of major equipment needed in a work area 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Forestry 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Forestry and Wood Technology 
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 
Learners at this level are expected to show competencies in the use of every equipment so that they can understand the mechanical operations of such equipment carry out their roles and responsibilities with ease and show responsibility when handling such equipments.

Therefore, learners enrolled in this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Distinguish the different equipment and how they relate to each other.
  • Apply scientific knowledge of functional usage of every equipment as part of the whole production system.
  • Explain Health and Safety Standards and environmental requirements for the work area in accordance with company specifications. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is expected that learners are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3 or an equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Work area includes but not limit to Green Timber Processing area, Dry Lumber Processing area, Lumber Drying area and Saw Doctoring area. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    The sequence of production stages within working area is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The sequence of production stages within the work area is stated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purpose of each production stage within the work area is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The layout of the sequence of production stages within the work area is given. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Distinguish the different equipment and how they relate to each other. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Major equipment per production stage is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The general function of equipment identified, is described in terms of the final product. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the Health and Safety standards and environmental requirements for the work area in accordance with company specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The protective clothes to be worn within the work area are explained in terms of company safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Health and safety standards and environmental requirements for the work area are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consequences of non compliance are explained. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when identifying parts of the machinery and set-up machinery. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team or organization when assembling and dismantling machinery. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively when they apply health and safety principles. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when they follow the logical and explain the sequential order of the machinery system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively by using mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations when fitting parts of the machines together. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others when aligning the machinery to the required task. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation when they assess and determine the precautionary measures to be taken in avoiding emergencies. 

    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  66269   General Education and Training Certificate: Lumber Milling  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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. ENB Training Service(PTY)Ltd 
    2. Lomkhethi Trading Enterprise 
    3. MINERAL MINING TRAINING INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    4. MPACT 
    5. Umbuso Training Services 
    6. York Timbers Pty Ltd 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.