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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Organise and monitor exhibition installation/dismantling 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117518  Organise and monitor exhibition installation/dismantling 
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 plan and oversee the installation and dismantling of physical exhibition elements. 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:
  • Identify and organize physical resources requirements
  • Make plans for exhibitions installations/dismantling
  • Monitor exhibition installation/dismantling
  • Complete exhibition reports 

  • 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.
  • Specialist external assistance may include designers, artists, preparators, printers, conservators, builders, electricians or other trades people.
  • 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 
    Identify and organize physical resources requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Exhibition documentation is correctly interpreted to determine the scope and type of physical elements required. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant stakeholders are consulted to discuss and confirm requirements and provide appropriate input to overall exhibition development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Inventory checks are completed to determine availability of physical resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The need for additional resources is identified and organised or ordered in accordance with organisational procedures and relevant budgetary guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The need for specialist or external assistance is identified and organised in accordance with organisational procedures and relevant budgetary guidelines. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Make plans for exhibitions installation/dismantling. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Work plan for the installation/dismantling process are prepared in consultation with stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Physical resource requirements are identified and organised in consultation with other stakeholders and in accordance with organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Realistic estimates are made of the number of people required for installation or dismantling. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Plans for installation or dismantling are clearly and accurately documented for installation or dismantling in accordance with organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    All resources available are confirmed in advance of installation or dismantling. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor exhibition installation/dismantling. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Clear instructions are provided to relevant stakeholders in relation to installation or dismantling to ensure safety and to avoid damage to physical elements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The processes to ensure that work was carried out in accordance with instructions, time and budgetary constrains are monitored, accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Storage and security of exhibition elements, including valuable items and any hazardous materials are appropriate. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Complete exhibition reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant reports and documentation on exhibition installation or dismantling are compiled which are comprehensive for future reference. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Reports on exhibition are forwarded to relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Ways in which processes could potentially be enhanced are identified and relevant suggestions are included in reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reports on exhibitions are filed for easy future reference and access. 


    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 
  • 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.
  • Inventory systems and procedures used for equipment and materials in an exhibitions context.
  • Relevant organizational and/or legislative occupational health and safety requirements.
  • Packing materials and techniques used for different types of exhibition elements.
  • Occupational health and safety requirements that affect the allocation of work and the movement of physical elements.
  • The range of tools commonly required during the installation/dismantling process. 

  • UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when exhibition documentation is interpreted to determine the scope and type of physical elements required. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when the processes to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with instructions, time and budgetary constrains are monitored. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Employ self-management when plans for installation or dismantling are clearly and accurately documented for installation or dismantling in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • Manage information when relevant reports and documentation on exhibition installation or dismantling are completed and forwarded to relevant stakeholders. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when clear instructions are provided to relevant stakeholders in relation to installation or dismantling to ensure safety and avoid damage to physical elements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • Demonstrate scientific and technological competence when appropriate storage and security of exhibition elements including valuable items and any hazardous materials were organised.
  • Understand contextual world systems when the need for specialist or external assistance is identified and organised in accordance with organisational procedures and relevant budgetary guidelines. 

  • 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.
     
    NONE 



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