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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Supervise a sanitation project 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
260199  Supervise a sanitation project 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Water Sector 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Civil Engineering Construction 
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 describe and explain the quality control procedures and criteria to meet required standards as well as apply quality control procedures to supervise work activities and people. Learners accessing this unit standard will also be able to communicate and escalate bottlenecks and problem areas to improve quality of the project work to meet required standards in the implementation of sanitation projects.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding the role of the supervisor.
  • Gathering and collating of data required for quality control.
  • Applying quality control procedures to own project activities.
  • Monitoring and supervising the implementation of sanitation projects. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Projects are limited to sanitation projects, including technical projects, developmental projects, business related projects and generic projects.
  • Range statements which are applicable to the unit standard titles, specific outcomes and assessment criteria are found beneath the applicable assessment criteria. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand the role of the supervisor. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The identification and comprehension of human needs is explained in terms of the contribution towards team spirit, motivated personnel and improved productivity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purpose, responsibilities and skills required by the respective levels of management is described in accordance with the organisational management hierarchy and organisational chart. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The management concepts of planning, organising, leading and control are defined and contextualised according to the specific operational work environment of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Guidance provided to team members is effective and efficient and meets organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Gather and collate data required for quality control. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The sources and types of data required are identified in terms of their usefulness for quality control. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The required data is gathered from the sources identified within the required time frames and organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Quality control data is recorded in accordance with the organisation's required format and time frame. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Missing data is identified and escalated or referred to higher authority in terms of project or organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply quality control procedures to own project activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Collated data pertaining to quality control is reviewed with project supervisors and feedback received is incorporated in the required format and time frames. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential quality deviations and exceptions are identified and communicated to higher authority in accordance with organisational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Communication includes both verbal and written.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records of all quality control activities are kept and filed in organisational required format. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Deviations and exceptions will include differences relating to scope, project plans, quality plans and resources.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Monitor and supervise the implementation of sanitation projects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Key health status indicators relating to sanitation are monitored in accordance with organisational procedures using appropriate tools provided. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The Sanitation Project Plan is interpreted in line with community water and sanitation needs in a given environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Any problems with site or functions or labourers are identified, monitored and reported in accordance with organisational procedures. Variations to project specifications are recorded in an agreed format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Suggestions and recommendations for improvement on work functions are submitted in accordance with organisational procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor in the subject field with the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA).
  • Any institution (Provider) offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA).
  • Verification of assessment will be conducted by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Learners completing this unit standard will have knowledge and understanding of:
  • Recording and reporting procedures.
  • Supervising a team to achieve work functions.
  • The practice and procedures for quality control used by the organisation.
  • Methods and techniques for identifying deviations and exceptions.
  • The definition of quality as relates to the particular project.
  • Quality control concepts and the importance of continuous improvement. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to project quality deviations and their remedial activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when applying quality control procedures to project control activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to be able to apply and implement project quality plans. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively to advise higher authorities of deviations and exceptions in order to meet quality control standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the world as a set of related systems where the provision of quality control ensures that all project standards and outcomes are met. 

    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
    Core  64589   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Monitoring  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 


    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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