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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Supervise promotional activities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
118033  Supervise promotional activities 
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 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 intended for people who oversee promotional activities within given parameters in order to maximise turnover. Persons credited with this standard can select from a wide choice of procedures ranging from standard to non-standard. They are responsible for the achievement of group output.

These persons can also implement promotional activities, address customer expectations, schedule staff and evaluate the success of the promotional activity. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
It is assumed that the learner has completed the following area of learning before attempting this unit standard.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent

    It is also assumed that the learner has achieved competence in the Wholesale and Retail unit standard in Mark Merchandise and Maintain Displays before attempting this standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This section makes reference to range statement/s used within this Unit Standard. See Outcomes and Assessment Criteria for relevant Ranges

    Your reference:
  • Specific outcome 1 Assessment criteria 1.1
  • Specific outcome 1 Assessment criteria 1.2
  • Specific outcome 1 Assessment criteria 1.3
  • Specific outcome 2 Assessment criteria 2.1
  • Specific outcome 3 Assessment criteria 3.3 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan the promotional activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The nature and importance of the organisation's promotion strategy is described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Seasonal promotions, product promotions, loyalty programmes, sponsorship, in-store product promotions, and advertising.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Media for advertising promotions in the organisation is described in terms of the specific promotion. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Media includes but is not limited to radio, newspapers, television, magazines, knock-and-drop, leaflets, in-store signage, window signage, inserts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An implementation plan is compiled within organisational policies, procedures and guidelines. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Implement plan includes but is not limited to staffing levels, display materials and equipments, merchandising displays, stock availability, signage and ticketing, floor layout.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Supervise implementation of the promotion. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All staff is provided with details of promotions in terms of the promotional guidelines/brief. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Details of the promotion include but is not limited to dates, products, prices, media, location, product knowledge.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The promotional team as identified in the plan is informed of its responsibilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Promotional activities are monitored for compliance with the implementation plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stock levels throughout promotion period are monitored and problems are dealt with to meet the organisation's requirement. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate the outcome of the promotional activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Implementation is carried out according to the promotional plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Received promotion guidelines are evaluated and reported as per organisation's requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Impact of the promotion is evaluated and reported. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Promotion impact includes but is not limited to sales, customer satisfaction, staff performance, stock demand, stock availability.
     


    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.

    Moderation

    Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the specific 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 
    Learning programme covering this unit standard must address the following knowledge areas:
  • Organisational promotional strategy
  • Techniques for designing and assembling promotion displays
  • Organisation's policy and requirements in respect of staff scheduling.
  • Internal communication channels for reporting impact of promotion
  • Media used by the organisation for promotional purposes 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Specific Outcome 1: Plan the promotional activity

    Assessment criteria
  • An implementation plan is compiled within organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.
    Range: Implement plan includes but is not limited to staffing levels, display materials and equipments, merchandising displays, stock availability, signage and ticketing, floor layout.

    Specific Outcome 2: Supervise implementation of the promotion

    Assessment criteria
  • Stock levels throughout promotion period are monitored and problems are dealt with to meet the organisation's requirement. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Specific Outcome 2: Supervise implementation of the promotion

    Assessment criteria
  • All staff is provided with details of promotions in terms of the promotional guidelines/brief.
    Range: Details of the promotion include but is not limited to dates, products, prices, media, location, product knowledge.
  • The promotional team as identified in the plan is informed of its responsibilities.
  • Promotional activities are monitored for compliance with the implementation plan.
  • Stock levels throughout promotion period are monitored and problems are dealt with to meet the organisation's requirement. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Specific Outcome 2: Supervise implementation of the promotion

    Assessment criteria
  • All staff is provided with details of promotions in terms of the promotional guidelines/brief.
    Range: Details of the promotion include but is not limited to dates, products, prices, media, location, product knowledge.
  • The promotional team as identified in the plan is informed of its responsibilities.
  • Promotional activities are monitored for compliance with the implementation plan.
  • Stock levels throughout promotion period are monitored and problems are dealt with to meet the organisation's requirement. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Specific Outcome 1: Plan the promotional activity

    Assessment criteria
  • An implementation plan is compiled within organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.
    Range: Implement plan includes but is not limited to staffing levels, display materials and equipments, merchandising displays, stock availability, signage and ticketing, floor layout.

    Specific Outcome 3: Evaluate the outcome of the promotional activity

    Assessment criteria
  • Received promotion guidelines are evaluated and reported as per organisation's requirements.
  • Impact of the promotion is evaluated and reported.
    Range: Promotion impact includes but is not limited to sales, customer satisfaction, staff performance, stock demand, stock availability. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Specific Outcome 2: Supervise implementation of the promotion

    Assessment criteria
  • All staff is provided with details of promotions in terms of the promotional guidelines/brief.
    Range: Details of the promotion include but is not limited to dates, products, prices, media, location, product knowledge.
  • The promotional team as identified in the plan is informed of its responsibilities.
  • Promotional activities are monitored for compliance with the implementation plan.
  • Stock levels throughout promotion period are monitored and problems are dealt with to meet the organisation's requirement. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Specific Outcome 1: Plan the promotional activity

    Assessment criteria
  • The nature and importance of the organisation's promotion strategy is described.
    Range: Seasonal promotions, product promotions, loyalty programmes, sponsorship, in-store product promotions, and advertising. 

  • 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  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49397   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations Supervision  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  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. A and S Training Consultancy 
    2. Braune Training (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    4. Gemini Training And Development Pty Ltd 
    5. Liza Gresse Consulting 
    6. Marrian Ridge Computer Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Masstores (Pty) Ltd 
    8. NOFESA cc 
    9. ODL GROUP (PTY) Ltd 
    10. Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Owl Business Training PTY LTD 
    12. QUANTUM SKILLS 
    13. SDTSA Training Providers 
    14. Sekhukhune FET College - C.N. Phatudi Campus 
    15. Shoprite Checkers 
    16. Tshimedzwa Development Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Woolworths Pty Ltd 



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