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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Control and maintain adventure equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
262244  Control and maintain adventure equipment 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Adventure Based Learning 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
This unit standard is aimed at individuals involved in controlling and maintaining of equipment and stores with regard to facilities used in outdoor adventure. Learners credited with this unit standard will therefore contribute to the maintaining of safety within the operational environment through carrying out equipment maintenance, repairs and recording of equipment issued and received.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of adventure equipment.
  • Maintain an inventory of adventure equipment.
  • Carry out maintenance and repairs according to the policies in the area of operation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge of adventure equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A thorough understanding is demonstrated of the design of equipment utilised in the operational environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An understanding is demonstrated of the workings and application of the relevant adventure equipment according to manufacturer's specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Correct maintenance is applied to adventure equipment according to operational and manufacturer's requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Requirements associated with the safe working of the adventure equipment is explained as per operational and manufacturer's requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Maintain an inventory of adventure equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Administrative record-keeping is performed using organisational systems and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Inventory records are kept and data recorded in the inventory reporting system with relevant supporting documentation, if required. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Equipment is appropriately managed with respect to economic considerations and organisation policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Carry out maintenance and repairs according to the policies in the area of operation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Activity facilities, activity areas and equipment are regularly checked for maintenance purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Repairs are instituted using company policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Replacement of equipment is handled according to organisational processes and policies. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing an individual against this unit standard must meet the assessor requirements of the relevant ETQA. In particular, such assessors must demonstrate that they assess in terms of the scope and context defined in all the range statements.
  • Any institution offering learning towards this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA. External moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Understanding of workings of adventure equipment.
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Relevant aspects of safety.
  • Relevant aspects of record keeping. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self is called for when inventory records are kept and data recorded in the inventory reporting system with accuracy, completeness and integrity of source and with supporting documentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Evaluating and analysing information is required when replacement issues are considered and where required a motivation is submitted. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    The use of science and technology is evidenced when an understanding of the workings of the relevant adventure equipment application according to manufacturer's specifications is demonstrated. 

    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  65569   Further Education and Training Certificate: Adventure Based Learning  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.