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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Install and dismantle exhibition elements 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117514  Install and dismantle exhibition elements 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Art, Craft & Design 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to install and dismantle the physical elements of an exhibition. The unit standard contributes to the learning of those who want to develop a career path in the Art, Craft and Design sector, and contributes to greater levels of production and quality in this industry.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Establish and confirm exhibition specifications
  • Prepare exhibition site
  • Install/dismantle exhibition elements
  • Maintain records 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication, NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following statements provide a general guide to the scope and complexity of the competence expected of the learner:
  • Exhibitions are held in many different contexts/environments and these may include craft market stands, trade shows, museums, galleries, libraries, other visitor attractions, theme parks, corporate events and festivals.
  • Exhibitions may be temporary, permanent or travelling.
  • Exhibition documentation may include site plans, floor plans, event orders or work instructions.
  • The brief describes and specifies the work to be completed; is usually prepared by commissioning body or organization; may be written, diagrammatic, visual or verbal.
  • Specifications would be articulated in the brief and may refer to purpose, client needs, dimensions and style.
  • Parameters or constraints may refer to cost, material characteristics, timeframe, legal considerations and technology.
  • Exhibition requirements may include displays, interactive elements, furniture and furnishings, props, backdrops, special effects, murals and full-scale environments.
  • Tools and equipment may include hand tools, power tools, lighting equipment, electronic devises and ladders. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish and confirm exhibition specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Exhibition documentation, site plans and requirements are correctly interpreted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Details are confirmed regarding public access, safety and environmental requirements, with relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Details of required materials, equipment and resources are clarified with relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Details of procedures and responsibilities for installation and dismantling are clarified and confirmed with relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A project timeline is clarified and agreed with all interested parties. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare exhibition site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Site is cleared and cleaned, necessary alterations are completed and utilities and services are made available for installation requirements, safely and effectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Site is secured and is environmentally suitable in accordance with technical specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Any on-site construction is completed and/or organised in accordance with installation requirements, safety and licensing requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Install/dismantle exhibition elements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Exhibition elements are installed/dismantled in accordance with exhibition requirements, available floor plans and safety/security requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Physical elements are packed, unpacked, moved and handled in accordance with agreed plans and within scope of individual responsibility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safe handling techniques are used throughout installation/dismantling to avoid injury or damage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The integrity of physical elements is respected, and prompt action is taken in the event of accidents and is accurately documented as required. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Work areas are cleared and cleaned in accordance with organisational procedures, safety and environmental requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Elements are safely returned to appropriate locations in accordance with exhibition documentation and plans. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Maintain records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Details of installation/dismantling are accurately recorded in accordance with organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Files and records are accurately updated and amended in accordance with organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records are kept in a manner which facilitates easy future reference. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Records are compiled which are comprehensive with regard to important information. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Qualifying learners understands and can explain:
  • Typical procedures and processes for exhibition installation including roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders.
  • Safe manual handling techniques and the broader safety issues associated with the movement of physical elements.
  • Relevant organizational and/or legislative occupational health and safety requirements.
  • Packing materials and techniques used for different types of exhibition elements.
  • The range of tools commonly required during the installation/dismantling process.
  • Literacy (sufficient to interpret a brief and to communicate design ideas).
  • Numeracy (sufficient to calculate quantities, costs and proportions). 

  • UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when physical elements are packed, unpacked, moved and handled in accordance with agreed plans and within scope of individual responsibility. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when details of public access and safety and environmental requirements with relevant stakeholders are confirmed. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Employ self-management when details of required materials, equipment and resources with relevant stakeholders are clarified.
  • Manage information when files and records are accurately updated and amended in accordance with organisational procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when a project timeline is clarified and agreed with all interested parties. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • Demonstrate scientific and technological competence when any on-site construction was completed and/or organised in accordance with installation requirements, safety and licensing requirements.
  • Understand contextual world systems when site is secured in accordance with technical specifications. 

  • 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  49119   National Certificate: Craft Operational Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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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