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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Mix and apply slurry (By mixer) 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12913  Mix and apply slurry (By mixer) 
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 
Learners who are assessed as competent against this unit standard are able to; use and maintain basic hand tools, mix slurry using a concrete mixer and apply the slurry to the surface. Previously disadvantaged persons who through recognition of prior learning will be able to be accessed against this standard and receive National recognition for their competence. This will enhance their employability and career advancement and contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the country. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC level 2 Mother tongue literacy and FETC level 1 English as well as ABET level 3 numeracy. Knowledge of the dangers of bitumen and chemicals, the handling thereof, and the need for safety 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Surface repairs are - potholes, patches, edgebreaks and crack sealing

Materials include bitumen products, additives and aggregates

Construction plan include surface preparation and repairs, application of materials, worksite control, environmental issues, public safety access

Work plan is for a one day operation

Specifications include slurry design, layer thickness and compaction requirements 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Prepare to mix and apply slurry. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
7. Work details and specification requirements are obtained from immediate supervisor 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
5. Work activities are planned to maintain a productive workflow and to ensure compliance with specifications 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
4. The plan describes the type and quantities of materials, tools and equipment, plant, personnel, the work sequence, time frame and handling arrangements to maintain productive workflow and to minimize waste 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
6. Work area is checked for hazards, all hazards are identified and corrective action taken in accordance to workplace procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
1. All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment required for the task are identified and ensured to be functional and are ready for use at the worksite 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
2. Personal protective equipment is fitted and worn in accordance to instructions and specifications 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
3. Signs are erected and the worksite is secured in accordance to instructions and specifications 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Mix slurry. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The quantities of materials are determined based on the volume of the mixer. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The mixer is started and operated as per manufacturers specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The materials were mixed in such a way as to provide a slurry to the correct specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Tools and equipment are used in accordance to their design purpose. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Work is carried out according to work place safety requirements. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Apply slurry. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The area is demarcated to indicate the working area. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The surface is prepared in such a way as to comply with specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The slurry is applied in a manner that ensures there is no breaking of the emulsion and that there is no formation of lumps. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The slurry is spread evenly and consistently over the width of the surface. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Knowledge is demonstrated as to when to proceed with the next layer. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. The final layer is applied to the correct specification and finish. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Tools and equipment are used in accordance with their design purpose. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Personal protective equipment is used as required by the OHS act. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Clear the worksite on completion of work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Surplus and loose material is removed from site. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Road furniture protection material is disposed of in an environmentally safe manner as per company policy. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Safety barricades are uplifted and temporary traffic control signs are removed in a safe manner. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Accreditation process including moderation

Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the CETA-ETQA

Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard will be accredited as a provider with the CETA-ETQA

CETA-ETQA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard

A memorandum of understanding with other ETQA bodies need to be signed when training providers working in other Sectors, requires assessment of learner achievements to take place against this unit standard 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The surfacing repair processes

The slurry seal process

Relevant and current application methods

Slurry seal materials and their properties, requirements and applications

Planning and programming techniques 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

Specific Outcome:

Prepare to mix and apply slurry
Clear the worksite on completion of work
Mix slurry

Assessment Criteria:

Work activities are planned to maintain a productive workflow and to ensure compliance with specifications

Work area is checked for hazards, all hazards are identified and corrective action taken

Road furniture protection material is disposed of in an environmentally safe manner as per company policy

The surface area is prepared in such a way as to comply with specifications 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others

Specific Outcomes:
Prepare to mix and apply slurry

Assessment Criteria:
Work details and specifications requirements are obtained from supervisor 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Employ self management

Specific Outcomes:
Prepare to mix and apply slurry

Assessment Criteria:
Personal protective equipment is fitted and worn in accordance to company procedure 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Manage information

Specific Outcome:
Prepare to mix and apply slurry

Assessment Criteria:
Work details and specifications requirements are obtained from supervisor 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively

Specific Outcome:
Prepare to mix and apply slurry
Clear the worksite on completion of work

Assessment Criteria:
Work activities are planned to maintain a productive workflow and to ensure compliance with specifications
Work details and specifications requirements are obtained from supervisor
Safety barricades are uplifted and temporary traffic control signs are removed in a safe manner 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

Specific Outcome:
Repair bituminous surface

Assessment Criteria:
The area is demarcated to indicate the working area 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Understand contextual world systems

Specific Outcomes:
Prepare to mix and apply slurry

Assessment Criteria:
Work activities are planned to maintain a productive workflow and to ensure compliance with specifications
Work details and specifications requirements are obtained from supervisor 

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
Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
Elective  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Elective  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
2. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
3. Amagema Development and Social Consultants 
4. Amber Tower Training 
5. Arehone Consulting 
6. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
7. Blacken Security Services 
8. Construction Resource Development Centre 
9. Eastcape Training Centre 
10. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
11. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
12. Goldfields FET College 
13. HWM Consultancy 
14. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
15. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
16. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
17. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
18. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
19. M Tech Training Consultants 
20. Microzone Training CC 
21. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
22. Mthoms Trading 
23. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
24. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
25. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
26. Nkqubela Community Developers 
27. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
28. NOLOSHA 
29. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
30. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
31. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
32. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
33. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
34. Sejamo Construction and Training 
35. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
36. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
37. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
38. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
39. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
40. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
41. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
42. TSK Projects 
43. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
44. Zama Training & Developments 
45. Zwartkop Training Centre 



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