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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Erect and dismantle scaffolding 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119074  Erect and dismantle scaffolding 
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 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-05-13  2009-04-08  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2010-04-08   2013-04-08  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
263245  Erect, use and dismantle access scaffolding  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner is capable of:

Preparing to erect scaffolding, erecting scaffolding, dismantling and storing scaffolding and demonstrating a knowledge of scaffolds and scaffold components.
These learning outcomes form part of the elective learning in the "national certificate in construction".

This unit standard will contribute to the development of competent construction workers.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the construction environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:

ABET Level 4 or NQF Level 1 English literacy and numeracy. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Learners will perform the tasks listed in this unit standard under direct supervision
  • Scaffolding includes but is not limited to: Standard and system types, up to 3m, tower and tie-in scaffolding.
  • Preparation of scaffolding includes but is not limited to: Cleaning and testing threads.
  • Given instructions includes but is not limited to: True to line, plumb and specified dimensions, guard rails and toe boards. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare to erect scaffolding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hazards are identified and reported 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment required for the task is identified and selected and ready for use at work areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Shortages and damaged materials are reported to the designated personnel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Health and safety requirements are adhered to. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Erect scaffolding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The erected scaffold is neat, true to line and plumb. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The erected scaffold is tied and braced to ensure firmness and stability during work activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The erected scaffold is checked after completion and is in accordance with work schedules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment required for the task is identified and selected and ready for use at work areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The consequences of overloading a scaffold are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The consequences of good and poor workmanship is understood and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Health and safety requirements are adhered to. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Dismantle and store scaffolding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The scaffold is stripped without risk of damage to structure, equipment and materials. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The scaffold is stripped without risk of injury to self and personnel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment required for the task is identified and selected and ready for use at work areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Materials are cleaned, oiled and stacked in accordance with housekeeping principles and under instruction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Health and safety requirements are adhered to. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate a knowledge of scaffolds and scaffold components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different types of scaffold are identified by name. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different types of fittings are identified by name. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role of scaffolding is identified and applied in specific tasks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Health and safety requirements are adhered to. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the CETA - ETQA for this unit standard or a similar unit standard at a higher NQF Level
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the CETA-ETQA
  • CETA-ETQA or other ETQA's who have a Memorandum of Understanding in place with CETA-ETQA would be responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Scaffolding preparation, erecting and stripping techniques.
  • Knowledge of fittings related to scaffolding.
  • Fault identification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of transport, handling and storage of scaffolding components and tools related to scaffolding.
  • Knowledge of the properties, maintenance and care of scaffolding, its components and tools related to scaffolding. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems

    Assessment criteria:
  • Hazards are identified and reported 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    Assessment criteria:
  • The consequences of good and poor workmanship is understood and applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    Assessment criteria:
  • Materials are cleaned, oiled and stacked in accordance with housekeeping principles and under instruction. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    Assessment criteria:
  • The erected scaffold is neat, true to line and plumb. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    Specific outcome:
  • Prepare to erect scaffolding

    Assessment criteria:
  • The consequences of good and poor workmanship is understood and applied. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    Specific outcome:
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of scaffolds and scaffold components

    Assessment criteria:
  • Different types of scaffold are identified by name. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    Assessment criteria:
  • Health and safety requirements are adhered to. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 263245 which is "Erect, use and dismantle access scaffolding", Level 3, 5 Credits.

    Supplementary Information:
    Acts, Regulations, Specifications and Standards applicable to this unit standard:

    (i) Occupational Health and Safety Act 1993.
    (ii) GNR 1010 of 18 July 2003: Construction Regulations 2003.
    (iii) National Environmental Management Act (No.107 of 1998)
    (iv) South African Bureau of Standards.
    (v) National Building Regulations. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58268   National Certificate: Lift Installation and Maintenance  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  49410   National Certificate: Construction  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  58781   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Africa Training Centre 
    2. Amokoro Training (PTY) Ltd 
    3. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    4. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    5. Builders Training Centre 
    6. BULL'S BUSINESS AND SKILLS TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    7. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
    8. College of Production Technology 
    9. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    10. HIGHVELD BOTTLING (Legacy) 
    11. HT MARKTECH 
    12. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    13. Institute for Telling Development T/A ITD Training (MENLYN PARK) (TP) 
    14. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
    15. ISAZI TRAINING 
    16. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    17. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    18. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    19. Leps Training Consultants 
    20. MacSteel Services Centres SA (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    21. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    22. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    23. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    24. MOTHEO SKILLS ENTITY ( PTY) LLTD 
    25. Nqoba Lift Consultants T/A Nqoba Training (ORMONDE) (TP) 
    26. OPTIMUM LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    27. Organisational Development International (TP) 
    28. OTIS (PTY) LTD (Wadeville)(TP) 
    29. PERSEVCON CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
    30. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    31. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    32. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    33. Polyoak Business School (Pty) Ltd (DIEP RIVER) (TP) 
    34. Powerpro Technologies and Training Facility (PTY) LTD 
    35. Production Management Institute 
    36. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    37. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    38. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    39. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    40. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    41. Rema Tip Top SA (Pty) Ltd (BENONI) (TP) 
    42. Sabela Learning Academy 
    43. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    44. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    45. THE NEW RECLAMATION GROUP (PTY) LTD (Prospecton) (TP) 
    46. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    47. Topfix Scaffolding (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    49. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
    50. Vuselela TVET College 
    51. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    52. Y3K Training cc (CAPE TOWN) (TP) 



    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.