Skills Programme – 257158
5 Credits at NQF Level 4
Trail sustainability, is much more possible with a programmatic approach to trail management. This type of approach integrates planning, construction, maintenance, and monitoring and evaluation and links each of these activities through continual feedback and interaction. Trails are historically the most widespread routes of travel throughout the world. In some settings, particularly parks and protected areas (PA), trails may be the only means of access.
This unit standard is intended for individuals involved in the maintaining of paths and tracks within a conservation area. Individuals found competent will be able to use equipment and machinery correctly to ensure safety in the maintenance of paths and tracks in the operational environment, whilst complying with legislative requirements.
The learner will be able to:
- Plan for the maintenance of paths and tracks in the area of operation.
- Perform maintenance actions on paths and tracks in accordance with the maintenance plan.
- Maintain equipment used for maintenance of paths and tracks.
- Prepare information to contribute to the maintaining of paths and tracks in the area of operation.
- Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3