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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Clean and maintain stock 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115873  Clean and maintain stock 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hiring Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 develop a cleaning and maintenance plan for products so as not to affect sales. Learners are also able to sort products for in-house cleaning or maintenance and products that need to be send away, after sorting learners are able to clean products according to specifications using required cleaning materials and maintain products using required materials and equipment

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Developing a cleaning and maintenance schedule.
  • Sorting products for cleaning or maintenance.
  • Cleaning products following specifications.
  • Maintaining products for future use. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Professional bodies/service providers include but are not limited to: dry cleaners, repair specialists, manufacturers, etc.
  • Safety standards include but are not limited to: hygienic regulations, safety and security standards, etc.
  • Clean storage requirements include but are not limited to: re-wrapping, re-boxing, etc.
  • Maintenance materials could include but are limited to: oils, lubricants, chemicals, scotch guarding, etc. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Develop a cleaning and maintenance schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A cleaning and maintenance schedule is obtained to determine requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The cleaning and maintenance schedule is developed according to booking requirements and in the required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Products listed on the cleaning and maintenance schedule are checked against the booked out products to ensure they are completed/returned on time before booked date. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Booked items that must be cleaned before delivery are included on the schedule based on booking date required. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Sort products for cleaning or maintenance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Products that must be cleaned or maintained by a professional body are listed according to specifications and company cleaning instructions and service provider. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Professional body/service provider is contacted telephonically and cleaning or maintenance of the product booked as per schedule delivery requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Products are delivered to professional body/service provider in correct manner in within the required timeframe and format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Follow up roster for products delivered to professional bodies/service providers is developed and monitored according to company follow up standards and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Products that can be cleaned or maintained in house are listed on a planning schedule in line with their booked date. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Clean products following specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Products are cleaned according to manufacturer's specifications and equipment guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Products are cleaned using correct detergents as per specifications and correct dosages. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Products are cleaned using correct machinery as per product specifications and safety guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Products are checked against standards for cleanliness and safety standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Cleaned products are stored according to company standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Cleaning plan is monitored and products are cleaned before required time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Maintain products for future use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Products are maintained according to manufacturer's specifications and equipment guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Products are maintained using correct materials as per specifications and correct dosages. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Products are maintained using correct machinery as per product specifications and safety guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Products are checked against standards for maintenance and safety standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Maintained products are stored according to company standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Maintenance plan is monitored and products are maintained before required time frame. 


    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 guarantees and warrantees on company products.
  • An understanding of cleaning procedures and processes for company products.
  • An understanding of maintenance procedures and processes for company products. 

  • 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 delivery of cleaned or maintained products before client booked dates. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when sorting products for cleaning or maintenance purposes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when cleaning and maintaining products against a set plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information when developing a cleaning and maintenance schedule. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with professional bodies/service providers for the cleaning and maintenance time frames on products. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to develop cleaning and maintenance plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems whereby the issuing of dirty or malfunctioning products to customers will result in negative sales to a business. 

    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
    Elective  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 
    6. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    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.