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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Prepare a vehicle for deliveries 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114887  Prepare a vehicle for deliveries 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
This unit standard is intended for persons responsible for the drive a vehicle and transport goods for businesses.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to maintain safety over the vehicle and the goods and implement legal and organsiational transport requirements.

This unit standard covers the transport and safety of goods in transit. It does not cover the liscencing of drivers. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Numeracy and literacy at ABET NQF 1 or equivalent.
  • Required driving liscence. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Legal and organisational policies, procedures and requirements for transporting goods are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Use of company vehicles is explained in terms of authorised trips and adherence to routes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Procedures for reporting of accidents are explained in terms of legal and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The responsibility for fines received and reporting thereof is explained in terms of organisational policy and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Procedures for refuelling and charging for fuel is explained in terms of organisational policy and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare the vehicle. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Vital vehicle components are inspected in a systematic way in order to comply with legislation and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All vehicle defects are identified and reported accurately; comprehensively and timorously, so that the necessary actions to rectify defects are initiated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Hygiene standards of the vehicle are ensured to meet legislated and organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain vehicle and product security. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Shrinkage and losses are explained in relation to the profits of the organisation and its impact on employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The action to take and reporting requirements in the event of a hi-jacking is explained in terms of legal and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Security procedures over transported stock is maintained while the vehicle is in the process of being loaded/off-loaded as required by the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Security procedures over goods in transit is maintained according to organisational policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Report on vehicle performance and completed trip. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reporting requirements are explained as required by the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Vehicle performance is reported on and service/repairs required are recorded in terms of organisational and manufacturer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Any suggestions regarding improvement to routing are communicated to relevant parties. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Programmes leading to the award of credits from this unit standard will be accredited by the relevant SETA in its ETQA role. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant SETA ETQA.

    Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the relevant ETQA will perform external moderations of assessments across the Accredited Providers according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Organisational policy and procedures regarding authorised use of company vehicles.
  • Legal and organisational requirements regarding reporting accidents.
  • Organisational policy and procedures regarding traffic fines received.
  • Organisational policies and procedures for refuelling and paying for fuel received.
  • Legal and organisational requirements for vehicle checks prior to departure
  • How to report defects found in the pre-departure inspection.
  • Vehicle hygiene standards.
  • Action to take in the event of a hi-jacking.
  • Reporting requirements in the event of a hi-jacking.
  • Security requirements in respect to the loading, off-loading and transporting of company goods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems.

    Evident in Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

    Prepare the vehicle.
  • Vital vehicle components are inspected in a systematic way in order to comply with legislation and organisational requirements.
  • All vehicle defects are identified and reported accurately; comprehensively and timorously, so that the necessary actions to rectify defects are initiated.

    Report on vehicle performance and completed trip.
  • Vehicle performance is reported on and service/repairs required are recorded in terms of organisational and manufacturer requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activitiies.

    Evident in Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

    Prepare the vehicle.
  • All vehicle defects are identified and reported accurately; comprehensively and timorously, so that the necessary actions to rectify defects are initiated.

    Maintain vehicle and product security.
  • The action to take and reporting requirements in the event of a hi-jacking is explained in terms of legal and organisational requirements.
  • Security procedures over transported stock is maintained while the vehicle is in the process of being loaded/off-loaded as required by the organisation.
  • Security procedures over goods in transit is maintained according to organisational policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information.

    Evident in Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

    Legal and organisational policies, procedures and requirements for transporting goods are explained.
  • Procedures for reporting of accidents are explained in terms of legal and organisational requirements.
  • Procedures for refuelling and charging for fuel is explained in terms of organisational policy and procedures.

    Prepare the vehicle.
  • Vital vehicle components are inspected in a systematic way in order to comply with legislation and organisational requirements.
  • All vehicle defects are identified and reported accurately; comprehensively and timorously, so that the necessary actions to rectify defects are initiated.
  • Hygiene standards of the vehicle are ensured to meet legislated and organisational requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Evident in Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

    Legal and organisational policies, procedures and requirements for transporting goods are explained.
  • Procedures for reporting of accidents are explained in terms of legal and organisational requirements.

    Report on vehicle performance and completed trip.
  • Reporting requirements are explained as required by the organisation.
  • Vehicle performance is reported on and service/repairs required are recorded in terms of organisational and manufacturer requirements.
  • Any suggestions regarding improvement to routing are communicated to relevant parties. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems.

    Evident in Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

    Legal and organisational policies, procedures and requirements for transporting goods are explained.
  • Use of company vehicles is explained in terms of authorised trips and adherence to routes.
  • Procedures for reporting of accidents are explained in terms of legal and organisational requirements.
  • The responsibility for fines received and reporting thereof is explained in terms of organisational policy and procedures.
  • Procedures for refuelling and charging for fuel is explained in terms of organisational policy and procedures.

    Maintain vehicle and product security.
  • Shrinkage and losses are explained in relation to the profits of the organisation and its impact on employees. 

  • 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  48763   National Certificate: Retail Shop Floor Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-05-02  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58206   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  63409   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 


    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. Bright Minds Group 
    2. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    3. Creative Thinking Trading 524 
    4. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    5. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    6. Owl Business Training PTY LTD 
    7. REATS Training Services 
    8. Siphiwe's Transformation and Development Institute 
    9. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
    10. The Ed Agency 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.