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

Apply basic fire fighting techniques 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110075  Apply basic fire fighting techniques 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-01-23  2008-02-06  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-02-06   2012-02-06  

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
252250  Apply fire fighting techniques  Level 1  NQF Level 01   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A learner credited with this unit standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners must hold an ABET literacy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational health, safety and personal hygiene practices within the Transport Industry. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of this Unit Standard is for any person working in the transport environment where knowledge and application of preparing freight for transportation procedures is a necessity.

    The context of this Unit Standard refers to aspects, practices and procedures involving the preparation of freight for transportation safely and economically.


    The level assigned to this Unit Standard is appropriate because a narrow range of knowledge and cognitive skills is applied. The application of this Unit Standard is to qualify the person for entry into a career based certification. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify different types of fires. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The causes of fire are identified. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    People, electricity, spontaneous combustion, chemical reactions, liquefied petroleum gas
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The classes of fires are explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Class A, B and C
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand, explain and practice fire prevention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The prevention of fires in relation to general housekeeping is explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Example: blocking fire extinguishers, packing goods to close to electrical connections. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Fire prevention in relation to observing and adhering to industry safe practices (OHS Act, company specific procedures) is explained and practiced. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The consequences of non adherence to safe practices is understood and explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legal, financial and personal
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Operate basic fire fighting equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The basic fire fighting equipment can be identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The operating of basic fire fighting equipment are explained and demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Fire extinguishers, fire hoses, hose reels
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The correct type of fire fighting equipment for specific type of fires can be identified and explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Symbols on extinguishers
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform basic fire fighting procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The steps to be taken when fighting fires are explained and demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The precautions to be taken when fighting fires are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The steps to be taken when containing fires are described. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the Transport SETA and/or relevant ETQA.

    2. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.

    3. Moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in both individual unit standards as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification.

    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by TETA and/or a relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learners` can understand and explain :
    1. The triangle of combustion (heat, oxygen and fuel).
    2. The formulation of fire extinguishers (range: water, foam, co2).
    3. Different types of fire fighting equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems through identifying possible fire hazards and taking appropriate actions to prevent and/or contain fires. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively in emergency situations to prevent and/or contain a fire. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, evaluate information in order to determine:
  • The need for external assistance to prevent spread of fire.
  • Causes of fire.
  • Fire hazards. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate information pertaining to fire prevention and fire containment effectively to relevant internal personnel. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and the safety of others, through using the correct substance to fight different classes of fire. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    Conducting assessments

    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA and be familiar with the full text and subject matter content of the Unit Standard being assessed.

    2. The assessor must ensure that the assessment covers the specific outcomes, critical cross-field outcomes and essential embedded knowledge. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252250, which is "Apply fire fighting techniques ", Level 1, 3 credits.

    Any training done on this unit standard must be renewed every 24 months (refer relevant legislation).

    Definition:
    Container - any object used for example plastic, wood, steel, cardboard and tin that goods can be placed into.


    Methods and tools of assessment:

    The following methods of assessment have been identified as the preferred measurement and assessment of learner competence in the above-mentioned Performance Assessment Criteria

    1. Written test/case studies/projects
    2. Role - play
    3. Demonstration

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (For example, the written method could be used to assess knowledge or on-job demonstration for practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods (no less than three of those detailed above) in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitudes

    The following tools may be used to supplement the above minimum assessment methods:

    Valid, reliable and authentic evidence (presented as a portfolio of evidence) from past achievements and experience may serve to supplement the assessment of applied competence. The portfolio should include inter alia:

    1. Written statements from persons (e.g. current and/or previous employer, colleague, peer, manager, external customers) confirming competence of the learner
    2. Relevant certificates or awards
    3. Previous assessment records
    4. Journals/logbook 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  66029   General Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Operations  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    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  58248   National Certificate: Laboratory Practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-08-05  MQA 
    Core  48804   National Certificate: Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48969   National Certificate: Service Station Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  21842   National Certificate: Surface Mining Rockbreaking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-09-17  Was MQA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  35953   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  71950   National Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  48806   National Certificate: Craft Production  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  59016   National Certificate: Fish and Seafood Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 


    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.
     
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    3. ASSMANG BEESHOEK MINE 
    4. Bantubanye Skills 
    5. Bikologix Projects 
    6. BOKONI PLATINUM MINES (PTY) LTD 
    7. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    8. DATAMATRIX EDUCATION & TRAINING 
    9. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    10. Dionysus Skills Development Initiative 
    11. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    12. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    13. EXXARO COAL (PTY) LTD 
    14. HARMONY GOLD MINING CO LTD 
    15. Hlombe and Associates 
    16. Ikaheng HR Services Pty Ltd 
    17. IMPALA PLATINUM SERVICES LTD 
    18. Josmap Training Institute 
    19. KGWEBISWANO SUPPLIES & SERVICES 
    20. KUMBA IRON ORE (SISHEN) 
    21. Learncorp 
    22. Makwedeng Training 
    23. Mamuhle Academy 
    24. Mind Magic Consulting 
    25. Mission Point Consulting 
    26. MML Consulting CC. 
    27. MODIKWA MINING PERSONNEL SERVICES PTY L TD 
    28. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    29. MURRAY & ROBERTS CEMENTATION (PTY)LTD 
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    31. NORTHAM PLATINUM LTD 
    32. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
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    35. Powerpro Technologies and Training Facility (PTY) LTD 
    36. Primeserv Corporate Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    37. PRISMA TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    38. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    39. PROEARTH Pty Ltd 
    40. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    41. Reflections Development Institute 
    42. SENZEKO EXECUTIVE RISK CC 
    43. SIBANYE GOLD ACADEMY PROPRIETARY LIMITED 
    44. Skills For Life 
    45. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    46. South African Fire and Medical Academy (SAFMA) 
    47. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    48. TECHNICAL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    49. The Crimson CO CC. 
    50. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    51. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    52. Tovani Traiding 299 
    53. TRAIN THE NATION AND ASSOCIATES (PTY) LTD 
    54. Transafric Consulting Pty Ltd 
    55. TRANSVAAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
    56. VENETIA MINE 
    57. Vicmat Consultants 
    58. WAL TRAINING 
    59. XTRACT TRAINING SERVICES (SA)(PTY)LTD 



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