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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Jig for squid 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243997  Jig for squid 
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 catch, land, sort and store squid in a safe manner during a fishing operation.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Implementing safe working practices.
  • Catching squid by jigging.
  • Containing the catch.
  • Sorting the catch. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrate competence 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 squid fishing sector of the seagoing fishing industry. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Implement safe working practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Safe Working Practices are implemented in accordance with the Code of Safe Working Practices for fishing vessels. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Explain consequences for not adhering or obeying to the Code of Safe Practices for fishing vessels. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Catch squid. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment is used efficiently in terms of optimizing the catch in accordance with enterprise procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Equipment may include jig-lines, hooks, and sinkers.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Reasons for sub-optimal performance of equipment are explain in accordance with enterprise procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Sub-optimal performance is identified and rectified in accordance with enterprise procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Equipment components are adjusted, reconditioned or constructed to optimise gear performance in accordance with enterprise procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Squid is caught using equipment in accordance with enterprise procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Contain the catch. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Containment devices are prepared to receive the catch in accordance with enterprise procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Containment devices may include boxes for temporary storage of squid until used as bait, iceboxes for squid are to be retained.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The catch is loaded into the containment devices in accordance with enterprise procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Sort the catch. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The catch is sorted in accordance with hygiene requirements and enterprise procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Sorting may be done according to (bait or retention), size.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Consequences of cross-contamination due to time-delay are explained as per Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points stand of procedures. 


    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 
  • Catching, landing, sorting and storing squid in compliance with current sector maritime legislated and generally accepted food processing requirements and practices.
  • An awareness of one's situation at all times utilizing all one'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 adjustment, reconditioning, or construction of equipment components. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with other team members to assist in the loading of the squid. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities to assist in the preparation of the containment devices. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting analyse, organise and critically evaluate information which can assist in the jigging of squid. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively to ensure that gear is adjusted, reconditioned or constructed for safe working practices. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology where possible to jig for squid. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the correct positioning of gear can lead to better catch. 

    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
    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 



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