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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Establish and prepare a work area 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9966  Establish and prepare a work area 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building Construction 
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 
The purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable learners to set up work site infrastructure that meets job requirements. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
GETC NQF Level 1 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Infrastructure requirements and physical resource requirements include access equipment requirements, and resources such as telecommunication equipment, housing, etc.

2. Specifications include documented specifications including drawings, job specifications, manufacturer`s specifications, material specifications, and expert source specifications. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Read and interpret specifications and drawings. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Determine infrastructure and resource requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Equipment infrastructure requirements are accurately assessed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Site buildings/temporary structures are accurately determined. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Physical resource requirements are accurately determined. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Prepare the work area. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Any existing fittings are removed or covered before and replaced after activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:

1. Scaling and symbols of drawings.
2. Types and uses of working drawings.
3. Equipment infrastructure.
4. Physical resources. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Determine infrastructure and resource requirements.
2. Prepare the work area.
  • Equipment infrastructure requirements are accurately assessed.
  • Site buildings/temporary structures are accurately determined.
  • Physical resource requirements are accurately determined.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Prepare the work area.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
    2. Prepare the work area.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols.
  • Other works or structures are identified and temporarily protected before commencing activities.
  • Any existing fittings are removed or covered before and replaced after activities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Read and interpret specifications and drawings.
  • The scale and symbols used in a specification drawing are accurately interpreted.
  • The work area is drawn, planned and identified correctly using a scale and symbols. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49410   National Certificate: Construction  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65789   National Certificate: Construction Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48961   National Certificate: Construction: Crane Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48940   National Certificate: Construction: Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49022   National Certificate: Floor Covering Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  20919   National Certificate: Construction Painting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20814   National Certificate: Construction Plastering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20815   National Certificate: Construction Tiling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49012   National Certificate: Construction: Concrete Reinforcing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  49016   National Certificate: Construction: Concreting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65709   National Certificate: Construction: Steelwork  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49015   National Certificate: Construction: Structural Steel Erecting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    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. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    2. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    3. Amber Tower Training 
    4. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    5. Arehone Consulting 
    6. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    7. Barloworld Equipment 
    8. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Blacken Security Services 
    10. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    11. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    12. Bright Storm Projects 
    13. Builders Training Centre 
    14. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    15. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    16. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    17. DiphitlheleloTechnical Services 
    18. Diversity Technology Training Institute 
    19. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    20. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    21. Eastcape Training Centre 
    22. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    24. eminence 
    25. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    26. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    27. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    28. Forek Institute of Technology 
    29. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    30. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    31. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    32. HWM Consultancy 
    33. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    34. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    35. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    36. Interlink Technical Training 
    37. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    38. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    39. KHULA MINI CONSULTING SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    40. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    41. LANDAMXO (PTY) LTD 
    42. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    43. Learning Exchange (PTY) Ltd 
    44. LICENCE WISE TRAINING SPECIALISTS 
    45. Luntu for Education and Skills Development Practice (Pty) Ltd 
    46. M Tech Training Consultants 
    47. M3 Construction Projects (pty) Ltd 
    48. Mahish 
    49. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    50. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    51. Microzone Training CC 
    52. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    53. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    54. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    55. Mthoms Trading 
    56. MTL Training and Projects 
    57. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    58. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    59. National African Federated Building Industry 
    60. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    61. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    62. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    63. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    64. NOLOSHA 
    65. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    66. Nsukay Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    68. Othandweni Training Centre 
    69. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    70. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    71. Powerpro Technologies and Training Facility (PTY) LTD 
    72. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    73. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    74. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    75. Regen Technical Institute Pty Ltd 
    76. Scaffold Training Group 
    77. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    78. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    79. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    80. Sphola Consulting CC 
    81. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    82. Success in Action cc 
    83. TEC HRD CONSULTANTS 
    84. The Skills Matrix cc 
    85. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    86. Thela Developments 
    87. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    88. Tius Consultants 
    89. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    90. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    91. Topfix Scaffolding (Pty) Ltd 
    92. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    93. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    94. Transvaal Training 
    95. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    96. TSK Projects 
    97. UKHONKOLO CONCRETE PRODUCTS 
    98. UNIQUE SOLUTIONS/EAGLES GUESTHOUSE 
    99. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    100. Valley Junction Training Academy 
    101. WAL TRAINING 
    102. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    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.