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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintain the equipment and vessel to pole fish 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243994  Maintain the equipment and vessel to pole fish 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Maritime Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
The person credited with this unit standard will be able to prepare and maintain the equipment and vessel to pole fish.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Preparing the equipment to pole fish.
  • Preparing the vessel to pole fish.
  • Maintaining equipment for pole fishing. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will be assumed competent in:
  • Communication at NQF level 1 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 1 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This unit standard refers to the specific sectors of the seagoing fishing industry where pole fishing is part of the activities. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare the equipment to pole fish. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Equipment may include poles and gaffs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment is checked for serviceability in accordance with enterprise procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Worn or damaged equipment components are identified and reconditioned or replaced in accordance with organisation standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Methods for disposing defective components are given in accordance with organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare the vessel to pole fish. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Methods of identifying a safe working area is explained with examples of the consequences of not doing so. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The use of clear instructions are explained in terms of task and methods to be used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Availability of tools and equipment required is explained in terms of efficiently and operating standards and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain equipment for pole catch. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Items that can damage equipment are identified and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Importance of good housekeeping (storing and securing) equipment is explained in terms of good practice and of safe working practices. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Prepare and maittain the equipment and vessel to pole fish to the specification and practises associated with the sector of the fishing industry.
  • An awearness of one's situation at all times utilizing all ones's senses. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the reconditioning and replacing of worn or damaged equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with other team members when preparing the equipment and vessel for pole fishing. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities to assist in the preparation of the equipment and vessel to pole fish. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information, which can assist in the preparation of the vessel for pole fishing. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with crewmembers when clear instructions are given to prepare the vessel for pole fishing. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to assist in the process of repairing detective components on the vessel. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where poor knowledge of preparing equipment for pole fishing lead to an unsafe environment. 

    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 
  • Guidance in correct operation of equipment is provided in The Code of Safe Working Practices for Seamen.
  • Prevention of pollution of the marine environment is governed by regulation, (MARPOL) legislated by the International Maritime Organisation. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  58433   National Certificate: Fishing Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  TETA 


    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. Limadi Industrial Projects 



    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.