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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Lead a strike attack force to contain or extinguish a wildfire 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123232  Lead a strike attack force to contain or extinguish a wildfire 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Forestry 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Forestry and Wood Technology 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Prepare for strike attack of wildfires.
  • Control strike attack resources for wildfire suppression.
  • Demobilise strike attack resources. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Relevant drivers license.
  • First aid. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare for strike attack on wildfires. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Resources are ensured to be in a state of readiness in accordance with standard operating procedures using appropriate checklists. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All defects are reported to relevant authorities in accordance with standard operating procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Control strike-attack resources for wildfire suppression. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    10 standard fire orders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Location of the fire is verified in accordance with local requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Suspicious circumstances are noted and reported in accordance with local requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Optimum route to the fire is communicated to relevant personnel in accordance with local requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Action plans are formulated and reported to the relevant authorities in accordance with local requirements and/or standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Resources are deployed in accordance with the action plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Fire control lines are prepared in accordance with industry standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demobilise strike attack resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Resources are withdrawn from the fire line in accordance with local requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Resources are inspected in accordance with local requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate 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 must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Knowledge considered critical to the successful achievement of this unit is covered in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual and language skills. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Show responsibility towards the environment, health and safety of others. 

    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
    Core  50266   National Certificate: Forestry: Silviculture  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  79246   Further Education and Training Certificate: Wild Land Fire Fighting  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  66349   Further Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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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