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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Explain and apply procedures pertaining to restricted areas at a race course on race day 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
335739  Explain and apply procedures pertaining to restricted areas at a race course on race day 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Equine Management and Equestrian Instruction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
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 understand the reasons and importance of restricted areas at a race course and who may be allowed in or out of these areas.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding protocol and rules of the security area on race days.
  • Understanding and applying rules of the parade ring on race days.
  • Understanding the rules relative to the weighing room. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this unit standard are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The range statements for this Unit Standard are contained in the Assessment Criteria where applicable. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand protocol and rules of the security area on race days. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Security areas include but are not limited to saddling and holding enclosures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The security area protocols are explained studying terms of the impact on all horses and riders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The security areas rules are explained in terms of how they are applied for a given situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purpose of the security area is explained with reference to race day activities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Security area includes but is not limited to saddling their horse, identifying the horse holding area.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Race day activities in the security area are performed in compliance with National Horseracing Authority rules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The consequences of non-compliance with the rules for the security area are explained in terms of the impact on the horse, the rider and the owner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Regional differences in protocols of the security area are explained in terms of what may be allowed or disallowed in a given region. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand and apply rules of the parade ring on race days. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The rules of the parade ring are explained in terms of what may and may not be done on a race day. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The consequences of non-compliance with the rules are identified and are described in terms of the impact on the horse, the rider and the owner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Parade ring procedures are demonstrated on race day in compliance with regulations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Parade ring procedures include but are not limited to operator regulations, venue restrictions.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Regional differences in protocols of the security area are explained in terms of what may be allowed or disallowed in a given region. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Understand the rules related to the weighing room. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The rules of the weighing room are explained in terms of what may and may not be done in the weighing room. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The consequences of non-compliance with the rules are identified and are described in terms of the impact on the horse, the rider and the owner. 


    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 
  • Knowledge of race day rules.
  • Understanding of consequences of non-compliance to the rules.
  • Differences in rules for different regions. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems regarding the rules and compliance thereof. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when complying with the rules. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities in such a way as to have alternative plans available in order to comply with the rules. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when identifying and complying with the rules on race days. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when complying with the rules on race day. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where non-compliance to the rules will affect the owners and stable of the horse. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts. 

    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  71491   National Certificate: Equine Studies  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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