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

Apply drawing office administration procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14476  Apply drawing office administration procedures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Civil Engineering Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Physical Planning, Design and Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-10-20  2009-04-08  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2010-04-08   2013-04-08  

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
262966  Demonstrate an understanding of drawing office practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard provides a broad introduction to the understanding, of administration procedures in a drawing office. It is the starting point for a learner in this sector. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learner`s own context and experience of the world of work.


The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of drawing office administration procedures
  • Estimating cost implications for elements of administration
  • Identifying and retrieving a stored drawing
  • Distributing drawing according to organisational requirements 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in mathematics, engineering science and technical drawing at NQF level 4 or equivalent.
  • Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in computer technology at Level 3 on the NQF or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Storing will include filing, saving, scanning, backing-up and retrieving
  • Administrative and drawing office procedures will include documentation, filing, recording, saving, copying, issuing and reporting
  • Code of practice for engineering drawing will include SABS0111 and additional codes of practice
  • Index system will include a drawing register, progress register, progress schedule, client drawing register, vendor drawing register. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of drawing office administration procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The index system is explained according to organisational requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Drawing's location is identified, described and explained in line with organisational procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Drawing's retrieval procedures are explained in accordance with organisational requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Drawing office documentation is identified and listed in line with organisational documentation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Drawing request is interpreted according to organisational requirements 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Estimating cost implications for elements of administration 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Drawing revision procedures are described and explained in line with organisational procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Drawing and reproduction costs are identified and explained according to organisational and client requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Drawing and reproduction costs are calculated as per organisational requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Costs and time are recorded within agreed time frames and format 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify and retrieve a stored drawing 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Drawing title is constructed to meet organisations requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Master record index is developed for the job in line with organisational policies and procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Physical location of drawing is identified, and drawing is retrieved within agreed time frames 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Storage system is explained in accordance with organisational systems 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Drawing is stored in correct location within required time frames 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Index system is updated and maintained in accordance with organisational requirements 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Distribute drawing according to organisational requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Drawing distribution procedure is explained in accordance with organisational procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Client is advised of drawing availability using appropriate communication medium and within agreed time frames 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Drawing is distributed to all role players within agreed time frames using organisational processes for distribution 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Proof of delivery is obtained and recorded in accordance with organisational requirements 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education, Training, Quality Assurance Body (ETQA) will accredit providers offering learning towards this standard, and register assessors. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A broad understanding of the organisations filing systems, policies and procedures
  • An all rounded understanding of drawing storage methods and techniques
  • A basic understanding of the methods and techniques of costing drawings and the reproduction thereof 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to the filing, retrieving and storing of drawings 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to the filing, storing and retrieving of drawings 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders during the process of applying drawing of procedures 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to estimate costs and storage of drawings 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where the incorrect storing of a drawing can cause delays and dissatisfied clients 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 262966, which is "Demonstrate an understanding of drawing office practice", Level 4, 6 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50018   Further Education and Training Certificate: Computer Aided Drawing Office Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-02-09  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  23773   National Certificate: Computer Aided Drawing Office Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-02-09  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. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    2. African Academey for the Built Environment NPC 
    3. CTU Training Solutions 



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