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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintain a preventative maintenance programme 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243950  Maintain a preventative maintenance programme 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7869  Maintain a preventative maintainance programme  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
On completion of this unit standard the learner will be able to devise preventative maintenance programmes that will ensure a clean, safe and secure environment for all interest groups. On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Develop and implement a preventative maintenance programme.
  • Maintain proper care of machinery.
  • Develop an inspection schedule. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Develop and implement a preventative maintenance programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of a preventative maintenance programme are listed focussing on cost reduction for the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The need for a preventative maintenance programme is identified according to the principles of preventative maintenance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A preventative maintenance programme is developed for the organisation in terms of its operational ethos. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A preventative maintenance programme is implemented according to organisational procedures and policy. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Maintain care of machinery/equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Machinery and equipment are kept clean according to cleaning schedule for each machine/piece of equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Servicing of machinery and equipment is scheduled according to manufacturer's specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Faults in machinery and equipment are identified and appropriate action taken to effect repairs. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Develop and implement an inspection schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Key areas requiring for regular and routine inspection are identified so as to enable the drawing up of an inspection schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An inspection schedule is drawn up to ensure that proper inspections are done to ensure the health and safety of customers and staff and for aesthetic reasons. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Staff roles in the inspection process are identified and communicated to all staff members. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Inspections are performed according to schedule and in accordance with organisational policy and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reports are submitted to management once the inspections have taken place. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard, including through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Relevant legislation pertaining to health and safety.
  • Principles of a preventative maintenance programme.
  • Principles of scheduling. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Self-organisation and management will ensure that rosters and schedules are adhered to appropriately. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Problem solving is needed to identify potential hazards and to find creative solutions to the problem. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 7869, "Maintain a preventative maintainance programme", Level 4, 3 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  49081   National Certificate: Construction: Advanced Plant Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  59098   Further Education and Training Certificate: Gaming Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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 



    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.