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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the legal aspects of an auction 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115473  Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the legal aspects of an auction 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
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 
This Unit Standard is for people who are responsible for working with contracts to do with an auction.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing elements of a contract
  • Demonstrating and applying an understanding of fundamental sales law that apply to an auction
  • Describing the judicial interpretation of the auction contract
  • Explaining and drawing up contracts between seller, purchaser and auctioneer 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this Unit Standard are competent in Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe elements of the contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The various elements making up a contract are identified and an explanation given of what the purpose of each element is 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The concept of an offer is explained with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The effects of the offer on the various parties in a contract are explained with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A contract between auctioneer and seller is drawn up based on the acceptance of the offer according to organisational policy and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate and apply an understanding of fundamental sales law that apply to an auction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The main elements of sales law that apply to an auction are identified and an explanation given of how they impact on the operations of an auctioneering organisation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The bearing of the risk of loss or destruction is explained in accordance with statutory requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The application of the law of warranties is described with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The roles and rights of the offerer are explained with examples relating to the making of a bid 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reasons why property/items may be withdrawn by the seller are explained with examples relating to the reserve process 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Instances for the withdrawal of property by the auctioneer is described in terms of the justification of the withdrawal principle 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The phantom bid is defined with examples according to national definitions 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe the judicial interpretation of an auction contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sales with reserve are explained with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sales without reserve are explained with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A hybrid auction is defined with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The acceptance of an offer is explained in terms of the conditions of sale 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The withdrawal of an accepted offer is explained in terms of the conditions of the sale 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain and draw up contracts between seller, purchaser and auctioneer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The contract between the seller and the auctioneer and the purchaser is explained with examples 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A contract between the seller and the auctioneer and the purchaser is drawn in accordance with the needs of all three parties 


    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, or by an ETQA that has a memorandum of Understanding with 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 
  • Legislative requirements of a contract which can be entered into at an auction
  • The conditions of sale at an auction
  • Types of contract used at auctions 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to the interpretation ad application of the legal aspects of an auction 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the application of the legal aspects of an auction 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information which will have an impact on the auction contract and the condition of sale 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders of a contract so that no misunderstanding occur before, during or after an auction 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to create and store auction contract 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where the poor interpretation and application of the legal aspects of the auction lead to contractual problems 

    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  48882   Further Education and Training Certificate: Auctioneering Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  80546   Further Education and Training Certificate: Auctioneering Support Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


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