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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Monitor and control the use of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243274  Monitor and control the use of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hiring Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
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
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 person credited with this unit standard is able to integrate knowledge and understanding of prefabricated aluminium scaffolding and related applications with skills for monitoring, organising, inspecting and controlling a range of activities associated with the erection, moving and dismantling of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding.

The competencies extend beyond just the completion of tasks and contribute towards the development of effective supervisory skills to ensure all work is carried out in accordance with legislation and regulations pertaining to prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding and working at height.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding compliance.
  • Interpreting job specifications and requirements.
  • Assessing site risks and accessibility.
  • Organising and control of the prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding operations.
  • Controlling the moving and repositioning of the prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding.
  • Organising and control dismantling and site clearance procedures. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are contained in the body of the document. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations are described associated with prefabricated aluminium scaffolding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant sections contained in the South African National Standards or any amendments are described associated with the erection and dismantling of prefabricated aluminium scaffolding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safe working loads of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding and its application is worked out and an indication given of the limitations associated with it. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stability requirements for the prevention of overturning of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding are identified in terms of job specifications and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Relevant documentation is identified, completed and filed according to worksite requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Interpret job specifications and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Specific details and dimensions for a specific job are identified and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Required resources for erecting, moving and dismantling prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding are identified from job specifications and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding materials and components are calculated from specific job requirements and according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Activities are prioritised in accordance with specific job specifications and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Transportation, materials, components and crews are scheduled and work activities are sequenced in accordance with programme and safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Alternative resources are identified where required and recommendations made to higher authority according to organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Assess site risks and accessibility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Site risks are evaluated in terms of the specific site and job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Site accessibility is evaluated and the methodology for moving equipment onto the site is determined according to health and safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Risk assessment form is completed on the prescribed documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Site specific hazards relating to the erection, moving or dismantling of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding are reported to the principal contractor according to the construction regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Hazards relating to inclement weather are explained with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Inclement weather will include but is not limited to; weather conditions, overhead electrical cables, ground condition.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Responses to inclement weather are explained with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Responses to inclement weather may include but is not limited to; stop activity, disconnect electrical power, dismantle and securing scaffolding, tools and equipment to be packed away.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Organise and control of the prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The setting out of the prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding position is monitored and compliance is adhered to in terms of job specifications and requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The erection operation of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding is monitored according to site requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Excess prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding and components are removed from the site in accordance with safe work procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Control the moving and repositioning of the prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    New position of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding is established and checked for conformity with job specifications and safety issues. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All hazards relating to the relocation work is identified and safety measures taken in line with the contractor's health and safety plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Dismantling of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffoldings in its existing position is undertaken in line with job specifications and safety procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The relocated prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding is inspected, the results recorded and its safe operation confirmed in accordance with job specifications and requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Organise and control dismantling and site clearance procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Site risks are assessed and pre-dismantling inspections are conducted according to specific job and site requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding is dismantled according to safe working practices to ensure safety of materials, equipment and crews. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Transportation, materials, components and crews are scheduled and work activities are sequenced in accordance with programme and safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Site procedures for the clearance of materials, equipment and crews are adhered to according to job specifications and requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding and components.
  • Risk Assessment procedures.
  • Fault Finding techniques on prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffoldings.
  • Weather risks.
  • Inspection procedures and techniques.
  • Methods and techniques for dealing with people. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the erection, moving and dismantling of scaffolding in adverse weather conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when erecting, moving and dismantling scaffolding. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities when prioritising activities in accordance with job specifications and requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when interpreting job specifications and requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when completing relevant documents for worksite requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems whereby the unsafe working practices could result in the death or injury of operators. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

    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  49410   National Certificate: Construction  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49081   National Certificate: Construction: Advanced Plant Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  20175   National Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning Supervision  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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.
     
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