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|SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY|
|REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD:|
|Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and standards relevant to the switchgear assembly industry|
|SAQA US ID||UNIT STANDARD TITLE|
|265007||Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and standards relevant to the switchgear assembly industry|
|SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes|
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY|
|Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology||Manufacturing and Assembly|
|ABET BAND||UNIT STANDARD TYPE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||CREDITS|
|Undefined||Regular||Level 3||NQF Level 03||3|
|REGISTRATION STATUS||REGISTRATION START DATE||REGISTRATION END DATE||SAQA DECISION NUMBER|
|LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT||LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT|
|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|
|This unit standard is for persons wishing to gain competence or recognition of competence in the Switchgear Assembly Industry.
A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|The following competencies are assumed:
This assumption forms the basis for the allocation of credits for this unit standard. If a learner does not have such experience or qualifications, the learning time will be increased. The allocation of credits is also based on the assumption that the learner will be following a learning programme which integrates the required unit standards.
|UNIT STANDARD RANGE|
> SANS 60439-1, Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, Part 1: Type-tested and partially type-tested assemblies.
> SANS 10142, Code of Practice for the wiring of premises, Part 1: Low voltage installations.
> SANS 60529, Enclosures for Electrical Equipment classified by IP Code.
> SABS 1473-1:1996, Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, Part 1: Type-tested and partially type-tested assemblies.
> Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993.
> Minerals Act and Regulations Act, Act 50 of 1991.
> Mine, Health and Safety Act, Act 29 of 1996.
> The National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act 103 of 1998.
> Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Dieseases Act, Act 130 of 1994.
> The term regulations refer to the legislation, codes of practice and standards listed above.
> British Copper Trust.
|Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:|
|SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1|
|Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of regulations relevant to the manufacture of switchgear assemblies.|
|ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1|
|A description is given as to where in the workplace the regulations can be accessed.|
|ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2|
|The issuing authority of each of the regulations is stated.|
|ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3|
|The persons responsible for keeping the regulations in the workplace, up to date are identified.|
|SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2|
|Demonstrate knowledge of the application of regulations relevant to the manufacture of switchgear assemblies.|
|Candidates need to demonstrate the ability to find and apply specific requirements of the regulations, in response to given practical situations. Regulations need not be memorized, and copies of the regulations should be available for reference during the assessment. Evidence of six different situations is required, with at least one relating to medium-voltage Switchgear Assemblies.|
|ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1|
|Applicable regulations are identified and referenced by quoting number, clause, and verbatim text.|
|ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2|
|Consequences of non-compliance with the regulations are stated in terms of electrical safety and switchgear operation.|
|ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3|
|A brief explanation is given of how the regulation can be applied to achieve compliance in the given practical situations.|
|UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS|
> How the assessment is moderated.
> How a learner can appeal against the outcome of the assessment.
> Evaluating evidence in a portfolio of evidence, particularly projects which integrate various aspects of the unit standard and which demonstrate the integration of knowledge, skills and values, and the development of the critical outcomes.
> Observing and listening to the learner at work, both in primary activities as well as in other interactions, or in relevant simulations.
> Asking questions and initiating short discussions to test understanding and to verify other evidence.
> Looking at records and reports.
> Formative assessment.
|UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE|
|The following items reflect the type of knowledge that the assessor will evaluate.
Names and functions of:
Descriptions, characteristics and properties of:
Causes and effects, implications of:
Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies and standards:
Theory: Rules, principles and laws:
Relationships , systems:
. Relationship of switchgear assembly (product) to client/customer requirements and specifications.
|UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME|
|UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES|
|Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO):|
|UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING|
|UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING|
|UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING|
|UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING|
|UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE|
|UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING|
|UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA|
|As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015.|
|UNIT STANDARD NOTES|
|QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD:|
|ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||STATUS||END DATE||PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY|
|Elective||73313||National Certificate: Electrical Engineering||Level 2||NQF Level 02||Reregistered||2024-12-05||As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual|
|Elective||72051||National Certificate: Electrical Engineering||Level 3||NQF Level 03||Reregistered||2024-12-05||As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual|
|Elective||72052||Further Education and Training Certificate: Electrical Engineering||Level 4||NQF Level 04||Reregistered||2024-12-05||As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual|
|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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