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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply relevant models, theories and/or strategies in a treasury 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117812  Apply relevant models, theories and/or strategies in a treasury 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Banking and Micro Finance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
BANKSETA - Banking Sector Education and Training Authority 
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  16 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7363  Apply relevant models, theories and/or strategies in a treasury  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  24  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who trade on the various desks, conduct the treasurer function and monitor risk in a treasury.

Learners are able to:
  • Explain the principles, concepts and terminology of the relevant treasury models, theories and strategies
  • Integrate and monitor models, theories and strategies within a Treasury. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Information required for modeling a strategy includes diary pages, price information, historical databases, spreadsheets, business briefings, market rumours, conferences and trade fairs. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the principles, concepts and terminology of the relevant treasury models, theories and strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Types of analytical models and the need therefore are explained in terms of principles, concepts and terminology, as per a business plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Applicable strategy types and strategy rationale are explained in terms of principles, concepts, terminology, as per a business plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Applicable trade theories are identified and explained in terms of principles, concepts and terminology. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Integrate and monitor, theories, models and strategies into Treasury domain processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Chosen models, theories and strategies are interpreted and applied to meet planned outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information required for modeling a strategy is sourced according to business procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Implementation and the result of implementation of chosen models, strategies and theories, are monitored against the original models, strategies and theories. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.

    Therefore anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution, which is accredited by the relevant ETQA. or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Computation skills
  • Industry Jargon as described below
  • Trading and JSE regulations 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner will identify and solve problems and display responsible decision-making when using models to integrate market knowledge where information and alternative solutions based on market knowledge can be provided to satisfy client needs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner will collect, organise and critically evaluate information to establish a comprehensive understanding of client needs and credit risk by identifying the client's business requirements and the environment that the client operates within, through conducting and evaluating a historical and risk analysis and using current benchmarks in order to provide the client with a solution.

    The learner will collect, organise and critically evaluate information when integrating and monitoring theories, models and strategies into Treasury Domain processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner will display the ability to communicate effectively when discussing the applicable markets (and the inter-relationships amongst these markets) and role-players and their functions within the trading environment as per the appropriate legislation/regulation.

    The learner will communicate effectively when monitoring the implementation and the result of the implementation of the chosen models, strategies and theories. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 7363, "Apply relevant models, theories and/or strategies in a treasury", Level 5, 24 credits.

    Terminology
  • Bear Jobbing Spot Against Forward Transaction
  • Broker Long Spot next
  • Bull Margin Spot next
  • Call Mine Spread
  • Close Out Open Position Straddle
  • Cross Rate OTM - Out The Money Strangle
  • Dealer Overnight Swap
  • Discount Par Time Value
  • Exercise Pip, or Point Tome next
  • Firm Premium Turn
  • Forward Put Value date
  • Forward Rate of Exchange Vega
  • Gamma Short Weak
  • Intrinsic Value Spot Yours
  • ITM - In The Money Spot Against Forward Position 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  61589   National Certificate: Banking  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. Chartall Business College 
    2. The Institute of Literacy Advancement 



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