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

Plan and manage time in the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12513  Plan and manage time in the workplace 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hygiene & Cleaning Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
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" 
2006-02-14  2007-02-21  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-02-21   2011-02-21  

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
243204  Understand basic cleaning principles  Level 1  NQF Level 01  15   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a cleaning services environment. Qualifying learners are able to plan and manage his/her time in a commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical, food handling, domestic and health care cleaning environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The learner has the speaking and listening ability equal to an ABET Level 1 Com 101 standard and/or any other communication skill that will enable him/her to confirm the knowledge and skills required by this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. The scope of this unit standard is for any person who needs to plan and manage his / her time.
2. The level assigned to this unit standard is appropriate because the process is limited in range, very repetitive and familiar, limited generation of new ideas are needed and the person has no responsibility for the learning of others. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Make sure that s/he understands precisely what is required when instructions are issued to him / her 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Checks the quantity of consumables s/he has available to do the task at hand. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Determines precisely how much time s/he has available to complete the task. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
Assessed according to worksite procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Identifies the equipment that must be used to complete the task. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Determines precisely what are the requirements for the job (specifications). 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
Assessed according to worksite procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Knows the standard of cleaning expected. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
Assessed according to worksite procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Plan the task to be completed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Establishes whether there are plans made by other people which might affect his / her plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Explains how planning can make tasks easier to complete. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Negotiates access to the area in which the work must be done. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Explains why it is necessary to find out whether there are other plans which may affect the learner's activities. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Explains why the learner must find out in advance whether the place where the task must be done is available for use. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Obtains everything s/he needs to complete the task (including consumable items and equipment.) 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Ensures that the equipment needed is in good working order. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Explains what to do when equipment needed for the task is not in working order. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
Lists the different steps needed to complete the task and in doing so ensures that:

* Everything to be done is covered in the steps listed;
* Foreseeable delays in the process are included;
* The available time is allocated to the different steps in such a way that the task will be completed on time. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
10. Explains why the steps involved in completing a task must be listed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
11. Explains what to do if the plan does not work the way the learner thought it would, referring to:
* Reporting problems;
* Steps to continue in the meanwhile, and;
* What to do if the task cannot be completed on time because of problems. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Carry out the task according to the plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Follows the steps listed in the plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Applies the chemicals in such a way that s/he will be able to complete the task with the chemicals provided. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Finishes the task on time. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Achieves the required standard of cleaning. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Explains how the task can be done better / faster next time. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Explains how problems in carrying out the task can be avoided. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Explains why it is important to communicate with people who will be affected by the plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Gives examples on how his / her plans can affect other people. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Gives examples of how the learner can use his / her planning skills in everyday life. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. An assessor accredited by the Services SETA ETQA will assess the competency.
2. Assessment procedures will be supplied to the ETQA in alignment with NSB requirements.
3. All assessment activities must be fair so that all candidates can have equal opportunities.
4. Assessment will be free of gender, ethnic or other bias.
5. Questions and answers must determine the theoretical knowledge.
6. Direct observation, preferably in the workplace, or as a second choice in simulated conditions are preferred.
7. A practical demonstration of competencies is required in this unit standard.
8. Reporting skills are demonstrated by effective communication that may be verbal or any other agreed upon method.
9. Internal Moderation.
10. External Moderation. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
On completion the learner can understand and apply knowledge as described in the assessment criteria of all the outcomes. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which response displays that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. Evident in:
  • Make sure that s/he understands precisely what is required when instructions are issued to him / her.
  • Plan the task to be completed.
  • Carry out the task according to the plan. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. Evident in:
  • Make sure that s/he understands precisely what is required when instructions are issued to him / her.
  • Plan the task to be completed.
  • Carry out the task according to the plan. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. Evident in:
  • Plan the task to be completed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation. Evident in:
  • Make sure that s/he understands precisely what is required when instructions are issued to him / her.
  • Plan the task to be completed.
  • Carry out the task according to the plan. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large.
  • Participating as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global Communities. Evident in:
  • Make sure that s/he understands precisely what is required when instructions are issued to him / her.
  • Plan the task to be completed.
  • Carry out the task according to the plan. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 243204, which is "Understand basic cleaning principles", Level 1, 15 . 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58026   General Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Core  50225   General Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  57829   General Education and Training Certificate: Grain Handling Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  20173   National Certificate: Hygiene and Cleaning  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2007-02-21  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48892   National Certificate: Macadamia Production and De-husking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48903   National Certificate: Tea Production and Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


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