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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply quality principles on a construction site 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9986  Apply quality principles on a construction site 
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  12 
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 purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable Construction Contractors to manage quality, and to apply specifications on a construction project. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Quality improvement principles include: the cost of non- conformance, the establishment of acceptable quality targets, conformance to requirements, and the reduction in defects.
2. Specifications include Standard and Project Specifications, including any corrections and amendments to the Standard Specifications.
3. Documents that contain specification information and quality requirements include: The standard specifications, project document, drawings, and information from the Client / Clients Representative. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Implement a Quality Improvement process. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Quality improvement principles are applied. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Work methods include quality specifications. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Implement a Quality Control System. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Inspection procedures are implemented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Testing and sampling procedures are established. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Process control testing procedures are implemented. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Acceptance control testing is complied with. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Apply specifications on a project. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Specifications are applied in the method of all work activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Information in the specification documents are accessed correctly. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Resource procurement is performed according to specifications. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for the Certificate in Construction Contracting. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:

1. Contract documents that contain quality and specification information.
2. Procedures in complying with "end-product" acceptance control testing.
3. The implications of non-compliance with quality requirements.
4. Procedures in establishing process control systems. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    1. Implement a Quality Control System.
  • Inspection procedures are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Implement a Quality Control System.
    2. Apply specifications on a project.
  • Inspection procedures are implemented.
  • Testing and sampling procedures are established.
  • Process control testing procedures are implemented.
  • Acceptance control testing is complied with.
  • Information in the specification documents are accessed correctly. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Implement a Quality Control System.
  • Inspection procedures are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Implement a Quality Improvement process.
    2. Implement a Quality Control System.
    3. Apply specifications on a project.
  • Quality improvement principles are applied.
  • Acceptance control testing is complied with.
  • Specifications are applied in the method of all work activities.
  • Information in the specification documents are accessed correctly. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49410   National Certificate: Construction  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  65789   National Certificate: Construction Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48961   National Certificate: Construction: Crane Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  48940   National Certificate: Construction: Plant Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49016   National Certificate: Construction: Concreting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49602   National Certificate: Construction: Geotechnical  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49015   National Certificate: Construction: Structural Steel Erecting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  61689   National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Promotion  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  96402   National Certificate: Hot Water System Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  65709   National Certificate: Construction: Steelwork  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    3. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    4. Africa International Training Facilities T/A AITF (BREDELL) (TP) 
    5. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    6. Agisanang SA Training 
    7. ALL CONNECTIONS TRAINING AND CONSTRUCTION (PTY) LTD 
    8. ALLINA FRANCIS (SA) 
    9. Amagema Development and Social Consultants 
    10. Amber Tower Training 
    11. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    12. Arehone Consulting 
    13. Artisan Development Academy 
    14. Asemhle Trading 
    15. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    16. AVUXENI COMPUTER ACADEMY KZN 
    17. Barloworld Equipment 
    18. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    19. Better Best Agri Development 
    20. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Blacken Security Services 
    22. BLUE POINTER ENERGY 
    23. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    24. BP SOUTHERN AFRICA 
    25. Bright Storm Projects 
    26. Builders Training Centre 
    27. Buna Construction And Projects 
    28. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    29. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    30. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    31. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    32. Construction Resource Development College 
    33. CSTA Training Academy 
    34. Cutting Thru Training (Pty) Ltd 
    35. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    36. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    37. Dego Consultants 
    38. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES BRANDVLEI TRAINING CENTRE 
    39. DINALEDI MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE 
    40. DiphitlheleloTechnical Services 
    41. Diversity Technology Training Institute 
    42. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    43. Dreyer and Dreyer Risk Solutions 
    44. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    45. Eastcape Training Centre 
    46. ECA (SA) Johannesburg Trade Test Centre 
    47. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    48. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    49. Educatory Electro Services Trade Test Centre 
    50. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    51. EFS Skilled Labour Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    52. Elata Management Consultants 
    53. Elite Operator and Skills Training 
    54. eminence 
    55. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    56. ENTELEKEY GROUP 
    57. Enza Construction (Pty) Ltd 
    58. ERGO MAPHELONG INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    59. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    60. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION - BEACON BAY 
    61. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION WESTERN REGION, CAPE TOWN 
    62. ESKOM GENERATION - PALMIET PUMP STORAGE GRABOUW 
    63. ESKOM KOEBERG - EE - GENERATION & TRADE TEST CENTRE 
    64. ESKOM KOEBERG POWER STATION - MC&I TRADE TEST CENTRE 
    65. ETHEKWININ MUNICIPALITY- SEACOW LAKE 
    66. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    67. FOREK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 
    68. GG SQUARED PROJECTS 
    69. Goldfields FET College 
    70. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    71. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    72. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    73. HWM Consultancy 
    74. Ifodo Skills Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    75. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    76. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    77. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    78. INDLELA - (OLD COTT) - OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    79. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    80. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    81. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    82. Itemba Development Consultants 
    83. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    84. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    85. Josmap Training Institute 
    86. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    87. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    88. Lamus Training Academy Pty Ltd 
    89. LANDAMXO (PTY) LTD 
    90. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    91. Leps Training Consultants 
    92. LERONSA TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    93. M Tech Training Consultants 
    94. M3 Construction Projects (pty) Ltd 
    95. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    96. Magnacorp Project Managers 
    97. Mahish 
    98. Mahumani Empowerment Servives Centre 
    99. Majoncor Projects and Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    100. Mamuhle Academy 
    101. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    102. Mapotomane Trading and Projects 
    103. MARULENG TRAINING ACADEMY 
    104. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    105. Masima Training Sa Cc 
    106. Mavco Engineering 
    107. Microzone Training CC 
    108. Mkhosana Civils and Skills Development 
    109. MOGOLO ACADEMY - ENKELBULT 
    110. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    111. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    112. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    113. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    114. Mthoms Trading 
    115. MTL Training and Projects 
    116. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    117. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    118. Namuntlha Training and Development (Pty)Ltd 
    119. National African Federated Building Industry 
    120. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    121. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    122. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    123. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    124. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    125. NOLOSHA 
    126. Nomagwanishe Investments cc 
    127. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    128. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    129. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    130. Northern Cape Urban TVET College 
    131. Northlink TVET College 
    132. Novi General Services 
    133. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    134. Nsukay Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    135. NTANDOKAZI HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    136. NTEK PTY LTD 
    137. NTLEMO PROJECTS 
    138. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    139. Ntwani Funi Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    140. Othandweni Training Centre 
    141. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    142. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    143. PAULINE MATHLAELA & ASSOCIATES 
    144. PIONEERS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    145. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    146. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    147. POWER SYSTEMS TRAINING, CAPE TOWN 
    148. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    149. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    150. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    151. PROTECH TRAINING JET PARK 
    152. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    153. RAND WATER SCIENTIFIC SERVICES 
    154. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    155. Realeboga Training Provider 
    156. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    157. Regen Technical Institute Pty Ltd 
    158. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    159. Scaffold Training Group 
    160. Schoolboy Training Centre 
    161. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    162. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    163. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    164. SIMUNYE COMMUNITY HELP SERVICES 
    165. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    166. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    167. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    168. Sithemba Construction 
    169. Somvi General Services 
    170. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    171. Sphola Consulting CC 
    172. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    173. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    174. Success in Action cc 
    175. TEC HRD CONSULTANTS 
    176. TECHNICAL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    177. Thabomeleng 
    178. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    179. Thela Developments 
    180. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    181. Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants CC 
    182. Tius Consultants 
    183. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    184. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    185. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    186. Tovani Traiding 299 
    187. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    188. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    189. Transvaal Training 
    190. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    191. TSHWANE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ACADEMY (PREMOS) 
    192. TSK Projects 
    193. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    194. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    195. Valley Junction Training Academy 
    196. WAL TRAINING 
    197. Zakhele Jwarha Trading PTY LTD 
    198. Zama Training & Developments 
    199. Zama Zama Training Centre 
    200. Zibuyile Consulting and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    201. Zwartkop Training Centre 



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