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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Monitor and manage the routing and scheduling function 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113854  Monitor and manage the routing and scheduling function 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  14 
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 transport management 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:
  • Designing the standard operating procedures of routing and scheduling
  • Managing the routing and scheduling function in a road transport (primary or secondary company function) activity
  • Evaluating route related information received and taking appropriate proactive strategic managerial actions 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against numeracy, literacy, communication and management skills at NQF Level 4 or the basic transport operations and planning skills, within the parameters of applicable prescriptive legislation or the strategic managerial knowledge of implications derived from contract / tender / permission terms and conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • As prescribed by the standard operating procedures per company
  • When required by the supervisor / company
  • Within parameters set by relevant legislation / permit / contract and in the context of the organised structure of the organisation
  • In a supervisory capacity, overseeing sub-ordinates
  • In a road passenger or freight transport function (transport as primary or secondary function) 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Take appropriate managerial actions on the grounds of reports received from subordinates. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Take appropriate managerial actions on the grounds of reports received from subordinates, including integrated research results. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information regarding various research findings affecting the business is collated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The research findings are appropriately reacted to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Appropriate systems and procedures are designed in reaction to the findings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. These systems and procedures are communicated to sub-ordinates. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage implementation of (also newly designed) routing and scheduling systems and procedures. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Manage implementation of (also newly designed) routing and scheduling systems and procedures in transport activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Routing and scheduling systems and procedures are designed and overseen, taking into cognisance recourses available. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. These to sub-ordinates to subordinates. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Implementation of routing and scheduling systems and procedures is monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Feedback is received from subordinates and appropriate action is taken. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor and strategically manage the full routing and scheduling function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information from sub-ordinates sourced and obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. This information collated and interpreted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Appropriate actions in this regard are designed and implemented. 


    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 
  • Applicable underlying academic material regarding routing and scheduling
  • Applicable Labour Legislation
  • Applicable Road Traffic and Road Transport Legislation
  • Working knowledge of relevant technologies available
  • Working knowledge of vehicle and infrastructure capacity
  • Relevant company standard operating Procedures
  • General and Strategic Management principles 

  • 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 evaluate of circumstances surrounding the routing and scheduling function in any transport activity of the organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate the different circumstances in the routing and scheduling activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the analysis of routes and schedules as well as identifying problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation and that the company functions as a component of the economic activity of the region it functions in as a whole. 

    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
    Elective  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 



    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.