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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement promotional instructions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114904  Implement promotional instructions 
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 2  NQF Level 02 
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 working in the wholesale and retail sector who implement promotional instructions.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to build, ticket and maintain promotional displays throughout the promotional period, subject to stock availablity, in order to promote sales and the image of the organsiation. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Numeracy and literacy at NQF level 1 or equivalent. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
N/A 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Describe organisational promotional strategy. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The nature and importance of promotional activity to the organisation is explained in terms of the organsiation's promotional strategy. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Media used for communicating promotional activity is described and that used by the organisation identified. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Build, ticket and dismantle promotional displays. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Promotional plans are received and understood as intended by the communication. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The promotional display and ticketing strategy of the organisation is described in terms of how it differs from regular displays. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
The price marking of items on promotion is described in terms of how it differs from regular price marking in the organisation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
Special promotional display stands are erected and merchandised according to organisational promotional requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
Promotional ticketing is displayed according to the policy and procedures of the organisation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
Promotional displays are dismantled at the end of the promotion and left over stock/ticketing is handled according to organisational policies and procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Maintain promotional displays. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Promotional displays and ticketing are maintained throughout the period of the promotion. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Displays are kept fully stocked as stock on hand will allow. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Success of the promotion is communicated and shortfalls or expected excesses of stock 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 
The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Organisation's promotional activity.
  • The different media used to communicate promotional activity and that used by the organisation.
  • Organisation's promotional plans and method of communicating promotional activity to store team.
  • Special display units used for the display of promotional stock and how these are assembled and merchandised.
  • The different forms of promotional ticketing used by the organisation and how these are displayed.
  • Promotional price marking methods used by the organisation.
  • Techniques for dismantling promotional displays and the policy and procedure for the stock/ticketing left over after the promotion.
  • Organisational methods used for ensuring promotional displays are kept fully stocked.
  • Organisational standards required in respect of the maintenance of promotional displays,
  • To whom expected shortfalls or excesses of stock should be reported. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems

    Specific outcome
  • Maintain promotional displays.

    Assessment criteria
  • Promotional displays and ticketing are maintained throughout the period of the promotion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team.

    Specific outcome
  • Maintain promotional displays.

    Assessment criteria
  • Success of the promotion is communicated and shortfalls or expected excesses of stock are communicated to relevant parties 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activitiies.

    Specific outcome
  • Build, ticket and dismantle promotional displays.

    Assessment criteria
    All 

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

    Specific outcome
  • Build, ticket and dismantle promotional displays.

    Assessment criteria
  • Promotional plans are received and understood as intended by the communication. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    Specific outcome
  • Maintain promotional displays.

    Assessment criteria
  • Success of the promotion is communicated and shortfalls or expected excesses of stock are communicated to relevant parties. 

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

    Specific outcome
  • Maintain promotional displays.

    Assessment criteria
    All 

  • 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  49792   National Certificate: Retail Perishable Food  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-10-22  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  63409   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  48764   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Sales Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-10-22  Was W&RSETA 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. Amadwala 623 CC 
    2. Ave Amagora General Trading 
    3. Braune Training (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Bright Training Services Pty Ltd 
    5. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    6. D Z D TRADING AND PROJECTS 24 
    7. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    8. Golden Ratio College (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Marrian Ridge Computer Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Masstores (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    12. Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Owl Business Training PTY LTD 
    14. QUANTUM SKILLS 
    15. SDTSA Training Providers 
    16. Shoprite Checkers 
    17. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
    18. Smollan Sales & Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Southern Ambition 653 CC 
    20. The Ed Agency Pty Ltd 
    21. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 



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