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

Manage construction organizational assets 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115444  Manage construction organizational assets 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Physical Planning, Design and Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-08-11  2007-08-11  SAQA 1055/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-08-11   2011-08-11  

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 qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Managing multiple construction projects on more than one construction site, incorporating different construction disciplines.

    A person credited with this unit standard will be able to manage a construction organisation's assets and evaluate asset management in terms of organizational strategy.

    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of a professional community of Construction Managers.

    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:
  • FETC Mathematical Science
  • NQF Level 4 English Language and Communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in the management of construction resources at NQF Level 5 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard:

    Assets include:
  • Plant, tools and equipment
  • Infra-structure, e.g. computer hard and soft ware
  • Physical assets, e.g. buildings, structures and furniture
  • Patented systems

    Asset management includes the following:
  • Maintenance
  • Replacement
  • Acquisition
  • Disposition, and
  • Utilisation of assets

    Maintenance requirements relate to all assets included in range.

    Monitoring systems include but are not limited to:
  • Unscheduled spot location stocktaking
  • Periodic random stocktaking and
  • Periodic total store stocktaking 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and maintain an asset database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All assets are accurately captured on the database according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The database is kept up to date. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An audit trail is identified and implemented in accordance with the quality management system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Access to and security of the database is ensured in accordance with the quality management system. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and implement maintenance requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Maintenance requirements are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Maintenance programs are planned and scheduled in advance to maintain operational efficiency where applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources for the implementation of maintenance are identified and procured. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Standardized maintenance procedures are established, where applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Inspection and testing systems are identified and implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Inspection and testing verify conformity to manufacturer's specifications, as well as usage specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Review alternative asset and technology availability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Alternative asset sources are identified and included in the asset database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Alternative technologies and trends are identified and taken into account. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Emergency back-up assets are identified in order to minimize down time. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Control assets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sufficient assets are made available in adequate quantity and quality as and when required for operational use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Reordering practises are identified and implemented that ensure replenishment at minimum cost according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Inward and outward asset movements are efficiently managed to minimize losses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Systems recording and monitoring asset usage on a continuous basis are implemented to ensure effective asset management. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Monitor and evaluate asset usage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Effective and efficient usage of assets is determined by the analysis of asset monitoring results against expected targets and benchmarks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Asset monitoring and control are implemented to minimize loss to the organization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Opportunities for corrective actions are identified and initiated in conjunction with authorised persons. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Suspected irregularities are handled according to organizational policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Evaluate asset management in terms of organizational strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Cash flow implications of asset management are evaluated in terms of organizational and project strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Financial implications of asset management are evaluated in terms of organizational and project strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Asset management is reviewed in terms of long-term strategic objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Standardization of assets is in accordance with organizational strategy, where applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Replacement, acquisition and disposition requirements are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Resources for the implementation of replacements, acquisitions and dispositions are identified and procured. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Standardized maintenance and replacement procedures are established, where applicable. 


    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 relevant ETQA for The Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, NQF Level 6.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA or other ETQA's, who have a Memorandum of Understanding in place with relevant ETQA, would be responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Asset management principles and practices
  • Requirements for an asset database, including quality management requirements
  • Requirements and procedures for all aspects of asset management, i.e. maintenance, replacement, acquisition, disposition & asset utilization
  • Warranty systems
  • Alternative asset sources
  • Alternative technologies
  • Implications of Organizational and project strategy for asset management
  • Asset monitoring systems 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and implement maintenance requirements.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Maintenance requirements are identified;
  • Opportunities for corrective actions are identified and initiated in conjunction with authorised persons;
  • Emergency back-up assets are identified in order to minimize down time. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcome:
  • Control assets.

    Assessment Criterion:
  • Opportunities for corrective actions are identified and initiated in conjunction with authorised persons. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self-management.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcome:
  • Evaluate asset management in terms of organisational strategy.

    Assessment Criterion:
  • Asset monitoring and control are implemented to minimize loss to the organization. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and maintain an asset database.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • All assets are accurately captured on the database according to organizational policies and procedures;
  • Effective and efficient usage of assets is determined by the analysis of asset monitoring results against expected targets and benchmarks. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcomes:
  • Monitor and evaluate asset usage
  • Control assets

    Assessment Criterion:
  • Access to and security of the database is ensured in accordance with the quality management system. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcome:
  • Review alternative asset and technology availability.

    Assessment Criterion:
  • Alternative technologies and trends are identified and taken into account. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand Contextual world-systems.

    Relates to the following:

    Specific Outcome:
  • Evaluate asset management in terms of organisational strategy.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Financial implications of asset management are evaluated in terms of organizational and project strategy;
  • Cash flow implications of asset management are evaluated in terms of organizational and project strategy. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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  48700   Bachelor of Construction Management: Built Environment  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CHE 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  67460   National Diploma: Public Administration  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  57827   National Diploma: Public Administration  Level 7  Level N/A: Pre-2009 was L7  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 


    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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