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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of and apply security measures and maintain work area 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115872  Demonstrate an understanding of and apply security measures and maintain work area 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 identify and implement security measures within their working environment and maintain their own working areas according to the company standards. Learners are also able to create a presentable working environment that meets company standards that contribute to the professionalism of the company.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Implementing security measures in the working environment.
  • Responding to emergency situations.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working area.
  • Creating a presentable work area. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in numeracy and literacy on NQF level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Access and movement policies could include but are not limited to: locking of doors, access cards, entry permits/documentation, security gates etc.
  • High risk products could include but are not limited to: small moveable items, high cash value items, etc.
  • Housekeeping will include but is not limited to: washing, polishing, vacuuming, scrubbing, dusting, sweeping, emptying bins, replacing dead flowers etc.
  • Working area décor regulations and policies include but are not limited to colour scheme, decorations, personal effects etc. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Implement security measures in the working environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Access to restricted areas is implemented according to company standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    High risk products are secured within the stores in cages or locked rooms according to company policy and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Access and movement policies and procedures are implemented according to company standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Respond to emergency situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Telephone numbers of emergency services are obtained and displayed according to organisational regulatory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Names of safety representatives are listed according to nominated representatives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Emergency procedures are described in accordance with emergency situations and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain a clean and safe working area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Housekeeping standards are listed and explained according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Housekeeping standards are implemented within agreed time frames and monitored to ensure consistent compliance with the standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Create a presentable working area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Working area décor complies with company set regulations and policies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Work area is clean and tidy as per company standards. 


    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 
  • An understanding of safety practices and techniques.
  • An understanding of handling robberies and safety techniques.
  • Company housekeeping standards and procedures. 

  • 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 traffic flow and security in a display area. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when cleaning the working area. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when maintaining own working area according to housekeeping standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information when identifying and implementing company safety standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when implementing housekeeping standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when cleaning and maintaining a work area. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems whereby the value of a persons life is more important than a product or cash. 

    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 participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities. 

    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  48887   National Certificate: Hiring Services and Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    2. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    3. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    4. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    5. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.