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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate the fleet 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113827  Operate the fleet 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a supervisory or management of fleet vehicles environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding and applying the generally accepted appropriate vehicle fleet management principles.
  • Applying knowledge of logistics, supply chain management, technical and maintenance activities etc. conducive to fleet management.
  • Selecting appropriate vehicles and method of acquisition and financing.
  • Executing the fleet management policy of the undertaking. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against numeracy and literacy at NQF Level 3, communication skills equivalent to NQF Level 2 and the Certificate in Road Transport Management at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Under all working activities and conditions in a road transport function (primary or secondary).
  • Underlying frame of mind in individual`s conduct.
  • Determinant of certain decision making processes.
  • Management tool in operational conduct. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand and apply the generally accepted appropriate vehicle fleet management principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Making well founded decisions in line with the company vehicle fleet management policy is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Handling incidents and problems within the fleet is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Underlying legal requirements in situational handling are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply knowledge of logistics, supply chain management, technical and maintenance activities. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Apply knowledge of logistics, supply chain management, technical and maintenance activities etc. conducive to fleet management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The workings of a road transport activity in a company (primary or secondary) is clearly explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The repercussions of superfluous weak based decision making procedures to the company are clearly explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The interactivity of all the activities in an undertaking as well as the effect of effective fleet management are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Select appropriate vehicles and method of acquisition and financing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Different methods of vehicle acquisition and financing options are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Weighing the pros and cons of each of the options available is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Selecting the most appropriate option in line with company circumstances, financial status, acquisition options as well as SOP`s is described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Execute the fleet management policy of the undertaking. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Fleet management policy designed by strategic management is executed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Identifying shortfalls in such a policy is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Pertinent information is reported to management members in the company in an accurate manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reports are accurately compiled and presented to management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Suggested amendments and motivations to current policies and procedures are supplied to management. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Fleet management principles
  • Road Transport Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Vehicle selection and specification
  • Underlying applicable legislation 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made towards the evaluating of circumstances and the effect thereof on transport and industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate the different determinants affecting the supply and demand for transport as well as the effecting interaction between transport and the economy. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards implementing ground costing and financial theories. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by understanding that transport operates in an economy and is dependent on that economy. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48439   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    2. EDU - FLEET 
    3. Learncorp 
    4. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    5. PM SPECIALIZED TRAINING SERVICES 
    6. Pro-Active Assessment and RPL College (Pty) Ltd 



    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.