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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Repair/replace minor structures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14581  Repair/replace minor structures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Civil Engineering Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Civil Engineering Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
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 
This unit standard will be useful for people who are responsible for the maintenance of minor structures in a road environment. People credited with this unit standard will be able to replace and repair pipes, culverts, inlets, outlets, wing walls, manholes, catch pits, stone pitching, gabion baskets under traffic conditions. Previously disadvantaged persons who through recognition of prior learning will be able to be accessed against this standard and receive National recognition for their competence. This will enhance their employability and career advancement and contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the country. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
ABET Level 4 in Literacy and ABET Level 3 in Numeracy.

Identify and use protective clothing in general construction, apply fist aid, use and maintain hand tools on a construction site, use and maintain power hand tools on a construction site, implement road side safety procedures, use and maintain small plant and equipment on a construction site, conduct routine repairs to concrete structures, batch and mix concrete by mass using a concrete mixer, install gabion baskets on a civil construction site, erect and strip formwork for straight walls, columns and bases, erect and dismantle scaffolding under general supervision, assemble and tie reinforcing cages, organise and control the installation of pre-cast concrete pipes, install manholes and chambers on a civil construction site, organise and control surface repairs for roads, transport personnel, material and equipment using light delivery vehicle, work in confined spaces on construction sites. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Pipes, culverts, inlets, outlets, wing walls, manholes, catch pits, concrete v-drains, stone pitching, gabion baskets. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Identify and procure the types of hand tools and minor plant required 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Tools and minor plant types are identified that is suitable for cutting concrete and reinforcing, compacting soils in trenches, loading and laying heavy material mixing, placing concrete, erection of scaffolding and repairing surfaced roads. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Fuel supply and maintenance activities are planned. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identify and procure protective clothing, road signs and traffic control devices, first aid kit 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Protective clothing and first aid kit identified and procured that will comply with the Occupational Health and Safety act requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Road signs and traffic control devices identified and procured that will comply with working safely in a road environment. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Calculate material quantities, procure material and store 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Material quantities calculated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Material procured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Material transported and stored. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Program for maintenance work is prepared. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Quality control of work is executed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Remedial action recommended to supervisor. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for the Certificate for Construction Workers. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:
  • The repair of minor structures.
  • The calculations of quantities and procurement of resources in terms of these quantities.
  • The executing of the work in a safe manner (traffic, confined spaces, protective clothing) in terms of occupational health and safety regulations. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Identify and procure the types of hand tools and minor plant required.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Tools and minor plant types are identified that is suitable for cutting concrete and reinforcing, compacting soils in trenches, loading and laying heavy material mixing, placing concrete, erection of scaffolding and repairing surfaced roads.
  • Fuel supply and maintenance activities are planned. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Manage information.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Calculate material quantities, procure material and store.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Material quantities calculated.
  • Material procured.
  • Material transported and stored. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Program for maintenance work is prepared.
  • Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis.
  • Quality control of work is executed.
  • Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program.
  • Remedial action recommended to supervisor.
  • Understand contextual world-systems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Employ self management.

    Specific Outcome:
  • Execute the work in a cost effective and safe manner.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Program for maintenance work is prepared.
  • Records of labor, material and plant used captured on a daily basis.
  • Quality control of work is executed.
  • Deficiencies identified in terms of meeting program.
  • Remedial action recommended to supervisor. 

  • 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
    Elective  24133   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  24173   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49752   National Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 


    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.
     
    1. ABA Sebenzi 
    2. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    4. Agisanang SA Training 
    5. Alpha Business Consultants 
    6. Amagema Development and Social Consultants 
    7. Amber Tower Training 
    8. Arehone Consulting 
    9. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    10. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    11. Bantubanye Skills 
    12. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Bikologix Projects 
    14. Blacken Security Services 
    15. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    16. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    17. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    18. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    19. Dego Consultants 
    20. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES BRANDVLEI TRAINING CENTRE 
    21. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    22. Eastcape Training Centre 
    23. Edu-Wise Group (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    25. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    26. Emthonjeni Wolwazi Trading 
    27. Faranang Marketing 
    28. Goitsikitso Enterprise Trading 
    29. Goldfields FET College 
    30. Growth Management Consulting 
    31. Hlumanathi Trading PTY LTD 
    32. HWM Consultancy 
    33. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    34. Icando 
    35. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    36. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    37. INFINITY SERVICES INK 
    38. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    39. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    40. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    41. Jefferson Skills Academy 
    42. Josmap Training Institute 
    43. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    44. Laydena (PTY) LTD 
    45. Leap Projects 
    46. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    47. Lip Holding (pty) LTD 
    48. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    49. Mamuhle Academy 
    50. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    51. Microzone Training CC 
    52. Mimosa Business Consultants 
    53. Mind Magic Consulting 
    54. Mission Point Consulting 
    55. MML Consulting CC. 
    56. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    57. Montana Skills Development Agency 
    58. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    59. Mthoms Trading 
    60. MUDITAMBI HOLDINGS 
    61. Myeza Trading Enterprise 
    62. MZANTSI TRUCK & BUS (Uitenhage) 
    63. Networx for Career Development 
    64. New Hope Revival Organisation NPC 
    65. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    66. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    67. No Limits Trading Enterprise 
    68. NOLOSHA 
    69. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    70. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    71. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    72. Nthacom Holdings 
    73. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    74. Othandweni Training Centre 
    75. P.MAB MANAGERS AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    76. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    77. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    78. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    79. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    80. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Raubex Construction Pty (Ltd) 
    82. RESISA LOGISTICS 
    83. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    84. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    85. Senelo Trading CC 
    86. Siljeur Training Academy 
    87. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    88. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    89. South African Governance and Business College 
    90. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    91. Spring Forest Trading 578 CC 
    92. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    93. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    94. Thando Consulting Services 
    95. The Crimson CO CC. 
    96. Thothi Consulting 
    97. TLD Consulting 
    98. Tommy Phiri Labour Relations and Training Services 
    99. Tovani Traiding 299 
    100. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    101. TSEBO SECHABA CONSULTING 
    102. TSK Projects 
    103. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    104. Umfolozi FET College 
    105. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    106. University of Venda 
    107. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    108. Vicmat Consultants 
    109. XL AT Consulting CC 
    110. Zwartkop Training Centre 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.