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Construction Health and Safety Unit Standards

SAQA QUAL ID

QUALIFICATION TITLE

77063 

National Certificate: Construction Health and Safety 

 

 

MINIMUM CREDITS

 

NQF LEVEL

 

133 

 

3

 

UNIT STANDARDS: 

           
 

 

 

ID

UNIT STANDARD TITLE

PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL

NQF LEVEL

CREDITS

Core 

9964 

Apply health and safety to a work area 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

117923 

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according to a given brief 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

116937 

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based spreadsheet application to create and edit spreadsheets 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

117924 

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based word processor to format documents 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

116945 

Use electronic mail to send and receive messages 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

15034 

Work in confined spaces on construction sites 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

120330 

Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

120335 

Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

120337 

Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

365183 

Implement safety procedures for open hole or deep excavations 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

120325 

Monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding the movement of people and materials in and around a working place 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

120362 

Monitor, report and make recommendations pertaining to specified requirements in terms of working at heights 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

254220 

Provide primary emergency care/first aid as an advanced first responder 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

120329 

Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

119078 

Use a GUI-based word processor to enhance a document through the use of tables and columns 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Core 

120341 

Conduct a Task Analysis and take appropriate action to address identified risks 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

Core 

120344 

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

Core 

120370 

Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding hazardous substances in the working place 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

Core 

120349 

Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding lifting equipment in the working place 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

Core 

120354 

Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding pressure vessels and pressure systems in the working place 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

Core 

120359 

Monitor, report and make recommendations on the requirements applicable to permit to work systems in a working environment 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

Fundamental 

119472 

Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

9010 

Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

9013 

Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

119457 

Interpret and use information from texts 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

9012 

Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

119467 

Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

7456 

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

119465 

Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Elective 

116283 

Demonstrate knowledge of and apply regulatory requirements pertaining to crane operation 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

259601 

Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

253638 

Sling and communicate during crane operations 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

116931 

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based web-browser to search the Internet 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

120317 

Measure noise levels, and take appropriate action 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Elective 

114218 

Demonstrate an understanding and implement environmental initiatives on a construction project 

Level 4 

NQF Level 04 

 
House Building Unit Standards
 

SAQA QUAL ID

QUALIFICATION TITLE

24273 

National Certificate: Community House Building 

 

 

MINIMUM CREDITS

 

NQF LEVEL

 

124 

 

Level 2 

 

 

 

UNIT STANDARDS: 

 

 

 

ID

UNIT STANDARD TITLE

PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL

NQF LEVEL

CREDITS

Core 

9964 

Apply health and safety to a work area 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

14882 

Apply screeds to a concrete floor 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

15 

Core 

14883 

Apply tiles to plastered surfaces 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

14884 

Build masonry superstructures using solid and hollow units 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

12 

Core 

14887 

Clad roof structures 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

14891 

Erect roof trusses 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

14 

Core 

14892 

Install glazing 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

14893 

Paint internal and external surfaces 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

9965 

Render basic first aid 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

14894 

Set out and prepare construction carpentry work areas 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

14895 

Set out, excavate, cast concrete strip foundations, build foundation walling and cast concrete slabs 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Core 

9967 

Erect, use and dismantle access equipment 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Fundamental 

8963 

Access and use information from texts 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

9009 

Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

7480 

Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

14889 

Describe the composition, roleplayers and the role of the construction industry in the South African economy 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

12444 

Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2-dimensions in different life or workplace contexts 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

14054 

Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

8967 

Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

7469 

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

9007 

Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

8964 

Write for a defined context 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Fundamental 

9960 

Communicate verbally and non-verbally in the workplace 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

Elective 

14885 

Build steel frame walls 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

14886 

Build timber frame walls 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

14888 

Construct on-site sanitation facilities 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

14890 

Erect ceilings and install insulation 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

Elective 

9984 

Manage construction resources 

Level 2 

NQF Level 02 

20 

Elective 

9968 

Procure materials, tools and equipment 

Level 3 

NQF Level 03 

 
 
 
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