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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Prepare and submit documents for the movement of goods into, within and through the Southern African Common Customs Union 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11223  Prepare and submit documents for the movement of goods into, within and through the Southern African Common Customs Union 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Mngt 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Procurement 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-09-13  2007-11-28  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-11-28   2011-11-28  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
252425  Frame and submit customs declarations and carrier release documentation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are involved in, or contemplating involvement in, the framing and/ or scrutiny of Customs entries and associated documentation needed for the movement of goods into, within and through the Southern African Common Customs Union (BLNS Countries).

Individuals who are credited with this Unit Standard will be able to apply the provisions of the relevant sections and Schedules of the Customs Act and Rules, as well as the VAT Act, to the preparation and submission of Customs and other statutory documents for the movement of goods into, within and through the SACCU. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
CUS15 Analyse and solve complex Customs problems,
CUS12 Frame in Bond and ex Warehouse Bills of Entry and Vouchers of Correction 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Learners are expected to perform the specific outcomes, as expressed in this Unit Standard, within a structured work environment, regulated by the conditions as set out in the relevant legislation.

The specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard are performed in a structured work context with minimal supervision, that allows for learners to operate under self-direction and take full responsibility for all expected outcomes.

Learners are expected to have access to the relevant regulations and legislative rules, guidelines etc..Learners, in performing the specific outcomes at the level expressed in this unit standard, are expected to generate a range of responses, a limited number of which are innovative, to well defined but often previously unencountered problems. Performance must be guided at all times by organisational processes, policies, procedures and systems, and legislative requirements. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
The learner must demonstrate the ability to consider a range of options. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
The learner must demonstrate the ability to consider a range of options, make decisions about and evidence performance around each of the specific outcomes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Administer the movement of imported and locally manufactured goods into, within and through the Customs Union, in the environments of SARS and the Freight Forwarding industry to the industry standards. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Display a comprehension of the concept of a Customs Union and the associated processes and procedures related to movement of goods through countries in a Customs Union. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Apply the concept of the Southern African Common Customs Union to the collection and distribution of duties amongst its members, and the administrative role played by South Africa. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
3. Moderation of assessment will be done by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE:

The learners can understand, explain and apply:

1. The concept of the Southern African Common Customs Union as it applies to the collection and distribution of duties amongst its members and the administrative role played by South Africa.
2. Relevant Sections of the Customs Act and Rules
3. Relevant Sections of the VAT Act
4. Prohibited and Restricted Goods Index
5. Relevant details applicable to the preparation of Bills of Entry
6. Supporting documentation
7. Conditions applicable to Customs duties, ordinary levy and VAT
8. Import permits
9. Procedures covering permanent, temporary, transit, re export and re import movements
10. Completion of form CCA1
11. Role of Customs at border posts
12. Role of provisional payment form DA70 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
1. Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions, using critical thinking, have been made,eg,
! Identify and apply a knowledge of the procedures applicable to the movement of goods into, within and through the SACCU in order to facilitate intra SACCU trade with as few hindrances as possible. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
2. Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community,eg,
Appreciate that:
* since the Forwarding Industry is practised in an international environment at the micro, meso and macro levels it operates in systems which are reliant on others and which address the processing of data,
* the processing systems approach as well as the productivity orientation of Forwarding companies demands high levels of teamwork and the understanding, reaction and maintenance of team coherence and co- operation,
* the level of competency is largely dependent on the individual`s ability and capacity to operate effectively with peers, supervisors, internal and external customers. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
3. Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively
! Prioritise and blend daily activities in such a way as to enable the working process to run effectively and efficiently. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
4. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information,eg,
! Administer the movement of imported and locally manufactured goods into, within and through the Customs Union, in the environments of SARS and the Freight Forwarding industry to the industry standards.
! Collect, organise and analyse information received to arrive at rational decisions with regard to Intra Customs Union Movement procedures in order to enhance the professionalism of service to customers. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
5. Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical, and/or language skills in the modes of written and/or oral presentation,eg,
! Identify from written material and verbal interaction the specific requirements and needs of the existing and potential clients, communicate the resulting outcome of each selection decision to the affected parties by written and oral persuasion. 

UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

A composite statement of outcomes which expresses applied competence in the particular component of practice

Outcomes will be judged by whether the learner can:

1. Administer the movement of imported and local goods into, within and through the SACCU by applying a comprehension of the concept of a Customs Union and the processes and procedures contained in :
! Source documentation
! Relevant sections of the Customs Act and Rules.
! Relevant sections of the VAT Act pertaining to the collection, refund and exemption from VAT.
! Relevant Sections of the Prohibited and Restricted Goods Index
2. Successfully complete and submit the relevant documentation in respect the movement of goods into, within and through the SACCU 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252425, which is "Frame and submit customs declarations and carrier release documentation", Level 3, 8 credits. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Elective  22440   National Certificate: Customs Clearing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  22441   National Certificate: Customs Clearing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-11-28  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 


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.
 
1. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
2. Phephani Learnerships cc 
3. Skills Development Specialists 



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.