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

Monitor and control the maintenance of office equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13931  Monitor and control the maintenance of office equipment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Administration 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Office Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification at level 3 or are working in an administrative and SMME (Small, Medium and Micro Business) environment, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to the learner`s fob, or chances of finding employment.

Learners will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas in the business environment, or to strive towards professional standards and improved performance.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating and understanding of office equipment maintenance procedures and processes
  • Conducting routine maintenance on designated office equipment 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners will have demonstrated competence in communication at NQF level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Office equipment for maintenance will include computer printers, photocopiers, fax machines, personal computers, laptop computers, palmtop computers, scanners, binding machines, overhead projectors, data projectors and any other related equipment.
  • Routine maintenance will include dusting, cleaning, toner refill/replacement, toner waste disposal, cartridge replacement and clearing paper jams.
  • Maintenance materials will include cleaning tools, cleaning materials, brushes, cloths, toner cartridges, ink cartridges, oil and blower. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of office equipment maintenance procedures and processes 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The importance of conducting routine maintenance on office equipment is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Office equipment for maintenance is identified and listed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Procedures for maintenance of office equipment are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate personnel are notified of impending maintenance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Monitor and liaise with maintenance providers 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Maintenance providers are identified, listed and contact details are obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Suggestions and recommendations for suitable maintenance providers are submitted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Maintenance agreements are studied and filed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Maintenance providers are contacted to repair or maintain equipment where relevant. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Any problems with maintenance providers are identified and reported. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct routine maintenance on designated office equipment 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Type of routine maintenance is identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Safety measures for routine maintenance are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Location of maintenance equipment and accessories are identified and procedure for retrieval is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Routine maintenance is conducted according to manufacturers' instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Office equipment is checked to ensure it is in working order before use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Maintenance materials are disposed of in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Routine maintenance is conducted within agreed time frames. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation and Moderation:

    The Services Educational Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA) will accredit providers offering learning towards these standards and register assessors. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Company maintenance procedures
  • Specific details of providers of maintenance
  • Maintenance agreements
  • Routine maintenance procedures and processes 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to the maintenance of office equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to ensure that the production area is maintained. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to maintenance procedures and providers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with personnel and providers to ensure the effectiveness of the equipment in workplace. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  67465   National Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-07-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  60650   Professional Qualification: Business Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  49120   Further Education and Training Certificate: Film, Television and Video Production Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-12-02  Was MICTS until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  50520   Further Education and Training Certificate: Library Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  61591   National Certificate: Information Technology: End User Computing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  63409   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  48764   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Sales Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-10-22  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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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    7. Africa Learn (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Afrika Tikkun NCC 
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    10. Amadi Institute of Management And Technology (Pty) Ltd 
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    12. Angie Technologies 
    13. Answer The Call Skills and Entrepreneurship 
    14. ASMO INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS AN 
    15. Aspirations Communication Training CC 
    16. Assured Vocational Skill Institute 
    17. ATTI IT SOLUTIONS (Bloemfontei 
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    19. Atvance Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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    21. Basadipele Skills Development and Training 
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    28. Business Optimization Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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    41. DC Academy (PTY)LTD 
    42. Decade Pulse (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Dee's Training (Pty) Ltd 
    44. Delight Computer Training 
    45. Eagle Computer Training 
    46. Eagle High IT Training 
    47. EAST LONDON MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE 
    48. Eastern Cape Academy of Technology 
    49. ED-U Options Academy 
    50. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    51. Ekasi IT Solutions Centre 
    52. Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Centre Pty Ltd 
    53. Elangeni Training Institute 
    54. Elchees Software Solutions 
    55. Emalahleni Institute of Techno 
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    57. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    58. Eshybrand Pty Ltd 
    59. EYETHU NATIONAL COMPUTER COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    60. Finweb Business Consultancy 
    61. Foster-Melliar (Pty) Ltd 
    62. Fourways Private College 
    63. Futurekids SA (Fochville) 
    64. Gender Education & Development Institute (GEDI 
    65. Genii Institute PTY LTD 
    66. Gert Sibande FET College 
    67. Gigimo Tourism Academy 
    68. Global Institute for Capacity 
    69. Greater Tzaneen Community Foundation 
    70. Growth Management Consulting cc 
    71. Gurandbuilt Management Development 
    72. HAVOHEJ CONSULTANCY 
    73. Hazyview Computer College 
    74. Hectic Productions cc 
    75. HILLCROSS BUSINESS SCHOOL (PTY 
    76. Hlanganani ICT (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Home of Compassion/Grace Ministries 
    78. HUAWEI Technologies Africa (PTY) LTD 
    79. iCollege College 
    80. Ikusasa Technology Solutions 
    81. Ikusasalethu Youth Development Project NPC 
    82. iLearn Corporate Services PTY LTD 
    83. Imbizo Training and Development Consultants Cc 
    84. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    85. Inqubeko Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    86. IT Academy 
    87. IT-HI-Q Training (PTY) Ltd 
    88. Iyam Training Services 
    89. Jeppe College of Commerce and 
    90. K Boneng Consulting Services P 
    91. K Centre Business Enterprise (PTY) LTD 
    92. Keep The Dream 285 
    93. Keybase Training Solutions Cc 
    94. King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College 
    95. KN Training Specialist 
    96. KT Mobile Services 
    97. Kundani Trading 
    98. L and P Computer Academy Pty Ltd 
    99. Leseding Computer Systems 
    100. LETAGO DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING 
    101. LIMPOPO COMPUTER COLLEGE BK 
    102. LINDAMAHLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (PTY) LTD 
    103. Loomee Group 
    104. LYFE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES (PTY) LTD 
    105. Makhophila Training 
    106. Malope It Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    107. Masakhane Training and Consult 
    108. Mash Computer Training 
    109. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    110. Metanoia Ratings PTY LTD 
    111. MMELA VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES (PT 
    112. MND Training and Projects 
    113. Mogapi Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    114. Moripe Business Training and C 
    115. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS 
    116. Motlhamme Executive Management 
    117. Moving Ahead Development Agenc 
    118. MP Avuxeni Computer Academy 
    119. Mpande Technologies cc 
    120. Mthonyama Technologies cc 
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    124. NBC Technologies 
    125. NCC - Vereeniging 
    126. NCM Computer and Business Academy 
    127. Ndulita Solutions 
    128. New Era Computer Training Centre (Hidobyte CC) 
    129. New Link Computer Skills 
    130. Nolwazi Stem Education for The 
    131. Ntamunde Investment 
    132. Ntandokazi Holdings Pty Ltd 
    133. NTI College 
    134. NW Avuxeni Computer Academy 
    135. Nyankwavi Inverstment 
    136. Nyathela Business College 
    137. Nyelati Trading Enterprise 
    138. Olrich Home of Technology 
    139. On the Ball College Pty ltd 
    140. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    141. Paramixed Pty Ltd 
    142. Parkton College of Catering & Tourism Studies 
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    145. Polokwane Technology Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    146. Pretoria Technical College 
    147. Priha Projects Pty Ltd 
    148. Progressive School of Business 
    149. Prophesy Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    150. PRX SCHOOL TEST 
    151. QUARPHIX (PTY) LTD 
    152. Ramotec Business College 
    153. Rand Training College 
    154. Redefine Human Capital (PTY) L 
    155. Retshetse Training Project 
    156. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    157. Rostec Technical FET College (Pty) Ltd 
    158. Sabile Human Resources Consult 
    159. SANDM IT TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    160. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    161. SED Computer Academy 
    162. Sesk Facilitation Development (PTY) LTD 
    163. Silulo Ulutho Technologies 
    164. Sisekelo Sustainability Institute 
    165. SIYAFUNDA COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY CENTRE NPC 
    166. Skills Unlimited 
    167. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINING ASSOCIATION (PTY) LTD 
    168. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
    169. Sozim Trading and Consultancy 
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    171. SPLS Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
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    174. Succinct Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    175. SUPREME ICT CONSULTANTS 
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    177. Tech-Com Solutions cc 
    178. Techtisa (pty) Ltd 
    179. Tembe Service Providers 
    180. Terrawood 
    181. Terry Computer Services cc 
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    184. THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CORPORA 
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    186. Titan Trade Technologies 
    187. Tlou Foundation College 
    188. TORQUE TECHNICAL COMPUTER TRAINING PTY LTD 
    189. Tshwane College of Commerce an 
    190. Tsima Consulting Development S 
    191. TSP COLLEGE 
    192. TURFLOOP TRAINING SERVICES CC 
    193. Ubuhlanti Sances Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    194. Ukwazi Academy and Corporate S 
    195. Umbrella Training and Development 
    196. Umbusi Consulting Services 
    197. Universal Knowledge Software 
    198. UTHINGO BRITE SERVICES 
    199. Varsity Institute of Science & Technology (Pty)Ltd 
    200. Visionary Skill Academy 
    201. Vukani Solutions 
    202. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    203. Waterberg TVET College 
    204. Wellinkwise Pty Ltd 
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    206. WORK SKILLS RESOURCES CC 
    207. Working Solution International 
    208. Xylo Trading 12 (Pty) Ltd 
    209. Yellow Media Learning Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    210. YITRO INNOVATIONS 
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    214. Zealot Business College 
    215. Zikode Development Trust 
    216. ZIPHELELE RURAL DEVELOPMENT AC 



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