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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. AGB MATHE BUSINESS SERVICES 
    7. Agisanang SA Training 
    8. ALL CONNECTIONS TRAINING AND CONSTRUCTION (PTY) LTD 
    9. ALLINA FRANCIS (SA) 
    10. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    11. Amagema Development and Social Consultants 
    12. Amber Tower Training 
    13. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    14. Arehone Consulting 
    15. Artisan Development Academy 
    16. Asemhle Trading 
    17. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    18. Barloworld Equipment 
    19. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    20. Better Best Agri Development 
    21. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    22. BHP BILLITON ACADEMY 
    23. Blacken Security Services 
    24. BLUE POINTER ENERGY 
    25. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    26. BP SOUTHERN AFRICA 
    27. Bright Storm Projects 
    28. Builders Training Centre 
    29. Buna Construction And Projects 
    30. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    31. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    32. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    33. CIRCLEWAY TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    34. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    35. Construction Resource Development College 
    36. CSTA Training Academy 
    37. Cutting Thru Training (Pty) Ltd 
    38. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    39. DAMBUZA COMMUNITY TRUST 
    40. Dego Consultants 
    41. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES BRANDVLEI TRAINING CENTRE 
    42. DINALEDI MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE 
    43. DiphitlheleloTechnical Services 
    44. Diversity Technology Training Institute 
    45. DR Fire and Hazmat Training and Consulting 
    46. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    47. Eastcape Training Centre 
    48. ECA (SA) Johannesburg Trade Test Centre 
    49. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    50. EDUCATORY ELECTRO SERVICES 
    51. Educatory Electro Services Trade Test Centre 
    52. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    53. EFS Skilled Labour Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    54. Elata Management Consultants 
    55. Elite Operator and Skills Training 
    56. eminence 
    57. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    58. ENTELEKEY GROUP 
    59. Enza Construction (Pty) Ltd 
    60. ERGO MAPHELONG INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    61. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    62. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    63. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION WESTERN REGION, CAPE TOWN 
    64. ETHEKWININ MUNICIPALITY- SEACOW LAKE 
    65. ETS Emergency Training Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    66. EZTrade 441 
    67. FAPLA TRAINING 
    68. GG SQUARED PROJECTS 
    69. GLERE SKILLS CONSULTANT 
    70. Goldfields FET College 
    71. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    72. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    73. HUMAN RESOURCE 2000 CC 
    74. HWM Consultancy 
    75. Ifodo Skills Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    76. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    77. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    78. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    79. INDLELA - (OLD COTT) - OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    80. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    81. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    82. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    83. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    84. Itemba Development Consultants 
    85. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    86. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    87. Josmap Training Institute 
    88. KHANYISA GAVU TRADING 
    89. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    90. KNK Largesuccess Construction 
    91. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    92. LANDAMXO (PTY) LTD 
    93. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    94. Leps Training Consultants 
    95. Lira Electrical Training Services cc 
    96. M Tech Training Consultants 
    97. M3 Construction Projects (pty) Ltd 
    98. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    99. Mahish 
    100. Majoncor Projects and Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    101. Mamuhle Academy 
    102. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    103. Mapotomane Trading and Projects 
    104. Masana Social Consultants cc 
    105. Masima Training Sa Cc 
    106. Microzone Training CC 
    107. MILNEX - BALFOUR 
    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. MPUMAMANZI ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    115. Mthoms Trading 
    116. MTL Training and Projects 
    117. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    118. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    119. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    120. Namuntlha Training and Development (Pty)Ltd 
    121. National African Federated Building Industry 
    122. NDITSHE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS 
    123. NEMJA SECURITY AND PROJECTS CC 
    124. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    125. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    126. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    127. NOKRAM (PTY) LTD 
    128. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    129. NOLOSHA 
    130. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    131. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    132. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    133. Northern Cape Urban TVET College 
    134. Northlink TVET College 
    135. Novi General Services 
    136. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    137. Nsukay Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    138. NTANDOKAZI HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    139. NTEK PTY LTD 
    140. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    141. Ntwani Funi Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    142. Othandweni Training Centre 
    143. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    144. Pat Sesfikile Trading CC 
    145. PHATHUTSHEDZO CONNSULTING TRAINING PROVIDER 
    146. PIONEERS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    147. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    148. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    149. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    150. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    151. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    152. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    153. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    154. RAND WATER SCIENTIFIC SERVICES 
    155. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    156. Realeboga Training Provider 
    157. Reata Services (Pty) Ltd 
    158. Regen Technical Institute Pty Ltd 
    159. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    160. Scaffold Training Group 
    161. Schoolboy Training Centre 
    162. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    163. SEDIBENG MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    164. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    165. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    166. SIMUNYE COMMUNITY HELP SERVICES 
    167. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    168. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    169. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    170. Sithemba Construction 
    171. Somvi General Services 
    172. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    173. Sphola Consulting CC 
    174. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    175. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    176. Success in Action cc 
    177. TEC HRD CONSULTANTS 
    178. Thabomeleng 
    179. THE TRAINING ACADEMY 
    180. Thela Developments 
    181. Thembifundo Ikusasa Lakho 
    182. Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants CC 
    183. Tius Consultants 
    184. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    185. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    186. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    187. TOURISM & BUSINESS INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA 
    188. Tovani Traiding 299 
    189. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    190. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    191. Transvaal Training 
    192. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    193. TSHIKAMOTHA TRADING AND TRAINING 
    194. TSHWANE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ACADEMY (PREMOS) 
    195. TSK Projects 
    196. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    197. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    198. Valley Junction Training Academy 
    199. WAL TRAINING 
    200. Zakhele Jwarha Trading PTY LTD 
    201. Zama Training & Developments 
    202. Zama Zama Training Centre 
    203. Zibuyile Consulting and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    204. Zwartkop Training Centre 



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