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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Supervise implementation of loss control measures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
118045  Supervise implementation of loss control measures 
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 supervisors who are responsible for the implementation of loss control measures within a designated area.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to explain to their team the effect of shrinkage and losses on the organisation and the team, identify potential areas of loss and causes of loss within their designated area and implement the loss control measures of the organisation.

These persons will also be able to implement organsiational policies and procedures in the event of spotting potential/actual shoplifters. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Numeracy and literacy at ABET level 4 or equivalent
  • Organisational disciplinary procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the effect of shrinkage and losses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

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

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur are explained as applicable to the designated area of responsibility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The effect of shrinkage and losses on the organsiation and employees is explained to members of the team simply ensuring full understanding by all concerned. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implement action to minimise losses in identified areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Shrinkage and loss prevention techniques are explained as applicable to the designated area of responsibility and the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented according to the policies and procedures of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Non adherence to loss prevention measures are identified and appropriate action taken as per the policies and procedures of the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement measure to reduce shoplifting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Methods for identifying potential shoplifters are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Methods to prevent shoplifting are communicated to the team as per the organisations policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Measures to keep suspects under surveillance are implemented according to the organisation's policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The policy and procedures for the apprehension of suspected shoplifters is explained as it applies to the organisation. 


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

    Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the Wholesale and Retail 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:
  • The effect of shrinkage and losses on the organisation and staff.
  • Causes of shrinkage and losses applicable to the learners designated area of responsibility.
  • Organisational loss prevention measures applicable to the area of authority.
  • Methods of identifying potential shoplifters.
  • Organisational methods for the prevention of shoplifting.
  • Organisational methods for keeping suspects under surveillance.
  • The policies and procedures for the apprehension of suspected shoplifters. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Specific Outcome 1: Explain the effect of shrinkage and losses

    Specific Outcome 2: Implement action to minimise losses in identified areas

    Assessment criteria
  • Non adherence to loss prevention measures are identified and appropriate action taken as per the policies and procedures of the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Specific Outcome 2: Implement action to minimise losses in identified areas

    Assessment criteria
  • Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented according to the policies and procedures of the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Specific Outcome 2: Implement action to minimise losses in identified areas

    Assessment criteria
  • Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented according to the policies and procedures of the organisation.

    Specific Outcome 3: Implement measure to reduce shoplifting

    Assessment criteria
  • Measures to keep suspects under surveillance are implemented according to the organisation's policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Specific Outcome 3: Implement measure to reduce shoplifting

    Assessment criteria
  • Measures to keep suspects under surveillance are implemented according to the organisation's policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Specific Outcome 1: Explain the effect of shrinkage and losses

    Assessment criteria
  • The effect of shrinkage and losses on the organsiation and employees is explained to members of the team simply ensuring full understanding by all concerned.

    Specific Outcome 2: Implement action to minimise losses in identified areas

    Assessment criteria
  • Non adherence to loss prevention measures are identified and appropriate action taken as per the policies and procedures of the organisation.

    Specific Outcome 3: Implement measure to reduce shoplifting

    Assessment criteria
  • Methods to prevent shoplifting are communicated to the team as per the organisations policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Specific Outcome 1: Explain the effect of shrinkage and losses

    Assessment criteria
  • Shrinkage and losses are explained in relation to the profits of the organisation and their 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
    Core  49397   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations Supervision  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    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  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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.
     
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