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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Prepare and lay precast block paving 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9974  Prepare and lay precast block paving 
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 3  NQF Level 03  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2004-12-02  2007-12-02  SAQA 1657/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-12-02   2011-12-02  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
261717  Prepare and lay precast block paving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable construction tilers to prepare substrate layers and lay precast paving. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Gravel materials include natural gravels and insitu materials.
2. Bedding material includes commercial graded sands, and washed river aggregates.
3. Compaction of substrate to include for cement stabilisation.
4. Precast pavers include clay and concrete pavers in various thicknesses and shapes, including interlocking, square, and rectangular.
5. Cutting of edges to include methods of cutting, grinding, and guillotining.
6. Gap filling to include use of concrete, mortar, fine sand with and without cement.
7. Compaction of paving to include the use of vibrating plate or drum rollers. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Identify and prepare the substrate layer and surface. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Suitable founding layer gravel materials are identified and selected. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The substrate layer is mixed, watered, and compacted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The surface is leveled. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Bedding is placed to level. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Materials, tools and equipment are correctly selected and applied. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Lay precast paving. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Precast pavers are stacked, transported, and placed correctly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Edge pavers are cut or broken. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Joints and gaps are filled with filling material. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Paving is compacted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Tools, equipment and work area is cleaned after completion. 


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 qualification. 

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

1. Types and properties of gravel layer materials and their compaction
2. Stabilisation of gravel with cement.
3. Tools, equipment and materials required for paving. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Identify and prepare the substrate layer and surface.
2. Lay precast paving.
  • Suitable founding layer gravel materials are identified and selected.
  • Materials, tools and equipment are correctly selected and applied.
  • Precast pavers are stacked, transported, and placed correctly. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Identify and prepare the substrate layer and surface.
    2. Lay precast paving.
  • Suitable founding layer gravel materials are identified and selected.
  • Tools, equipment and work area is cleaned after completion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Identify and prepare the substrate layer and surface.
    2. Lay precast paving.
  • Suitable founding layer gravel materials are identified and selected.
  • The substrate layer is mixed, watered, and compacted.
  • The surface is leveled.
  • Bedding is placed to level.
  • Materials, tools and equipment are correctly selected and applied.
  • Precast pavers are stacked, transported, and placed correctly.
  • Paving is compacted. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by the following unit standards:
  • ID 261717, which is "Prepare and lay precast block paving", Level 3, 10 credits.
  • ID 242720, which is "Prepare and lay precast block paving", Level 3, 10 credits. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  49022   National Certificate: Floor Covering Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  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 
    Elective  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 


    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. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    2. L S Nkosi CC 
    3. Leps Training Consultants 
    4. Northlink TVET College 
    5. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    6. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    7. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    8. Tjeka Training Matters 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.