SKILLS PROGRAMME: Tyre Repairing Skills

PURPOSE OF TYRE REPAIRING SKILLS

  1. Qualifying learners are able to select and use automobile lifting equipment and the welding industry, using appropriate tools and measuring equipment.
  2. The qualifying learner is capable of removing and replacing a wheel; interchanging the wheels; determining the
    serviceability of a wheel and tyre; and balancing a wheel and tyre assembly.
  3. The qualifying learner is capable of demonstrating knowledge of vehicle tyre standards; demonstrating knowledge
    of vehicle tyres, types, and sizes; diagnosing and rectifying abnormalities in vehicle tyre conditions; demonstrating knowledge of vehicle wheels and rectify wheel defects.
  4. Qualifying learners are capable of demonstrating knowledge of fitting and repairing tyres and inspecting wheels, and repairing a puncture in a tube and tubeless tyre
TITLE : Skills programme: Tyre Repairing Skills SP08561/13-17
SAQA ID : 61809
ACCREDITING AUTHORITY : MERSETA
PROGRAMME DURATION : 310 hours of training (30% Theory 70% Work based practical learning)
CREDITS 31

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES:
On completion of this qualification learners are able to:

  1. Identify and solve problems in a critical and creative way in demonstrating knowledge of and rectifying faults in motor vehicle tyres and wheels.
  2. Identify and solve problems in a critical and creative way in removing, replacing and balancing a wheel.
  3. Recognise situations that require action and correct when necessary.
  4. Recognise situations requiring action and select the correct tool, service or equipment.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Candidates must be between 18 – 29 years of age
  2. Candidates must be a South African citizen
  3. Minimum passed Grade 9
  4. BOTH English and Mathematics must be at ABET Level 2

UNIT STANDARDS :

TYPE SAQA ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Regular 12213 Select and use automobile lifting equipment 2 3
Regular 9867 Remove and replace wheels and tyres, and
balance wheels
2 2
Regular 9868 Demonstrate knowledge of, and rectify faults in,
motor vehicle tyres and wheels
3 7
Regular 9869 Repair punctures and fit tyres to wheels 3 9
Regular 9879 Use and care for tools and equipment 2 10