NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: Tyre Repair and Maintenance

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This qualification recognises the competencies required to work effectively within the tyre retreading and servicing industries. Individuals who achieve this qualification in terms of the tyre retreading specialisation area will be able to carry out all aspects of the retreading process within a particular retreading context, and to meet quality and quantity requirements. Qualifying learners will have the skills, knowledge and values to:

  • Inspect and select tyres suitable for retreading
  • Prepare the casing though removal of old rubber to achieve the required profile
  • Perform a range of repair techniques to restore the integrity of the casing
  • Apply new tread
  • Cure and perform final finishing and inspection of the retreaded tyre

Competencies acquired for the tyre retreading specialisation area may be assessed in terms of either the Hot or the Precure retreading process and in the following tyre contexts:

  • Passenger vehicle tyres
  • Light or heavy commercial vehicle tyres
  • Agricultural machine/equipment tyres
  • Off-the-road (OTR) machine/equipment tyres
TITLE: National Certificate: Tyre Repair and Maintenance NQF 2
SAQA ID: 61809
ACCREDITING AUTHORITY: MERSETA
PROGRAMME DURATION: 1 200 Hours (30% theory 70% work based practical learning)
CREDITS: 120

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES:

  1. Perform routine tasks related to tyre retreading/tyre servicing and repair processes.
  2. Use and care for tools, accessories, equipment and materials.
  3. Collect and use information and communicate issues related to tyre retreading/tyre servicing and repair processes.
  4. Contribute to maintaining a safe and productive work environment.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must be between 18 – 35 years of age
  • Minimum passed Grade 12 with Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy and Physical Science with minimum 40 % pass mark
UNIT STANDARDS: 
ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Core 25229 Plan, organise and manage own activities in the organisation Level 1 NQF Level 01 2
Core 13222 Deal with safety, health and environmental emergencies in the workplace Level 2 NQF Level 02 4
Core 12465 Develop a learning plan and a portfolio for assessment Level 2 NQF Level 02 6
Core 12466 Explain the individual`s role within business Level 2 NQF Level 02 4
Core 13220 Keep the work area safe and productive Level 2 NQF Level 02 8
Core 13258 Participate in work group activities Level 2 NQF Level 02 4
Core 12463 Understand and deal with HIV/AIDS Level 2 NQF Level 02 3
Core 9879 Use and care for tools and equipment Level 2 NQF Level 02 10
Fundamental 119463 Access and use information from texts Level 2 NQF Level 02 5
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 3
Fundamental 12461 Communicate at work Level 2 NQF Level 02 5
Fundamental 7480 Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems Level 2 NQF Level 02 3
Fundamental 9008 Identify, describe, compare, classify, explore shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional shapes in different contexts Level 2 NQF Level 02 3
Fundamental 119454 Maintain and adapt oral/signed communication Level 2 NQF Level 02 5
Fundamental 7469 Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life Level 2 NQF Level 02 2
Fundamental 9007 Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems Level 2 NQF Level 02 5
Fundamental 119456 Write/present for a defined context Level 2 NQF Level 02 5
Elective 9874 Direct, receive and communicate with customers on the forecourt Level 2 NQF Level 02 4
Elective 120313 Investigate work opportunities in order to make a personal employment or work decision Level 2 NQF Level 02 2
Elective 9268 Manage basic personal finance Level 2 NQF Level 02 6
Elective 114902 Operate a computer in a Wholesale/Retail outlet Level 2 NQF Level 02 6
Elective 12484 Perform basic fire fighting Level 2 NQF Level 02 4
Elective 12483 Perform basic first aid Level 2 NQF Level 02 4
Elective 256176 Remove and replace off-the-road (OTR) wheels and tyres Level 2 NQF Level 02 8
Elective 9867 Remove and replace wheels and tyres, and balance wheels Level 2 NQF Level 02 2
Elective 12213 Select and use automobile lifting equipment Level 2 NQF Level 02 3
Elective 15100 Check and adjust steering geometry Level 3 NQF Level 03 4
Elective 9868 Demonstrate knowledge of, and rectify faults in motor vehicle tyres and wheels Level 4 NQF Level 04 7
Elective 9865 Remove and replace wheels and tyres from industrial machines and equipment Level 5 NQF Level 05 10
Elective 9864 Repair and replace light and heavy commercial vehicle tyres Level 6 NQF Level 06 17
Elective 9869 Repair punctures and fit tyres to wheels Level 7 NQF Level 07 9