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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply standard operating procedures and practices 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113834  Apply standard operating procedures and practices 
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 
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 the road transport industry, 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 the Southern African Road Transport industry
  • Understanding and applying the theoretical aspects of road transport management
  • Comprehending the interaction between transport management principles and standard operating procedures
  • Applying standard road transport operational principles and procedures within the parameters of a road transport 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, communication, supervision and management skills at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Supply and demand; IR; HR; Financial; Economic; Technological; Political 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand the road transport industry of South Africa. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The current road transport industry in South Africa is discussed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The cause and effect of factors are identified and discussed that might affect the road transport industry 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Suggest generic company options per incident are suggested to appropriate individuals 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand and apply the theoretical aspects of transport management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The underlying theoretical aspects of road transport management are discussed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The factors affecting the operation of a road transport undertaking are discussed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The underlying theory in a specific road transport undertaking is employed correctly 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The effect and consequential reaction of each of the identified factors is predicted 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Comprehend interaction between transport management principles and standard operating procedures. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Comprehend the interaction between transport management principles and standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Transport management principles are explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The impact of the transport management principles on the standard operating procedures is discussed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The similarity and purpose of the transport management principles and standard operating procedures are identified and discussed 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate ability to apply standard road transport operational principles and procedures. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate ability to apply standard road transport operational principles and procedures within the parameters of a road transport undertaking. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Specific road transport operational principles are identified and discussed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Specific road transport operational principles are applied to a specific road transport undertaking 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Identify and report shortcomings in the current procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Company policies and procedures are identified and explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Shortcomings in the standard operating procedures are identified 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Shortcomings are reported along the approved tiers of management 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. A report in motivation for this reporting is prepared 


    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 
  • The National Road Traffic Act (69 of 1976)
  • National Land Transport Transition Act (22 of 2000)
  • Acceptable company code of conduct and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Passenger Charter
  • Moving South Africa Document
  • Road to Safety Document (NDOT) 

  • 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, considering alternatives and the effect thereof on their operational scenario. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate the legal determinants affecting the operational activities as well as the effecting interaction between legislation and road transport operations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively and critically, to effectively implement scientifically calculated prescriptions regarding loading, loads and load combinations. 

  • 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. Learncorp 
    3. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    4. Pal Passenger Bus Services 



    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.