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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the scope of transportation insurance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120013  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the scope of transportation insurance 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Insurance and Investment 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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 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 intended for learners who deal with transportation insurance which is a highly specialised class of business in Short Term Insurance. It will be useful for Intermediaries and Learners in Logistics and Freight Forwarding.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Analysing the impact of different types of transport on transportation risk.
  • Analysing the perils in transportation insurance.
  • Analysing the inherent qualities of cargo and the associated risks.
  • Explaining transportation cover. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is
  • Criminal acts include, but are not limited to fraud, burglary, hijacking and piracy.
  • Environmental risks include, but are not limited to nuclear explosions, burst pipelines, pollution of earth, water and air.
  • Institute Cargo clauses include Clauses A, B and C and Air and relevant Institutes War Strikes Clauses. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the impact of different types of transport on transportation risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different modes of sea transport are identified and an indication is given of the inherent risk associated with each type of vessel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different modes of land transport are identified and an indication is given of the inherent risk associated with each type of transport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different modes of air transport are identified and an indication is given of the inherent risk associated with moving cargo by air. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The costs of transporting goods by land, sea and air are compared and an indication is given of when each mode is most relevant in terms of costs, related market conditions and the associated risks. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse the perils in transportation insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Geographical events that cause loss in transportation insurance are analysed in terms of high, medium and low risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Environmental perils are analysed and an indication is given of how each could impact on transportation insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    At least three different criminal acts are analysed in terms of their impact on transportation insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Risks related to accidental damage in transportation insurance are analysed from a case study. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Risks related to malicious damage in transportation insurance are analysed from a case study. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analyse the inherent qualities of cargo and the associated risks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different types of cargo are classified in terms of high, medium and low risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different types of packaging are investigated in terms of their impact on risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship between cargo, packaging and mode of transport is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The impact of handling methods and storage in the course of transit on transportation risk are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain transportation cover. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A marine policy document is interpreted with reference to duration of cover, limit, voyage, exclusions and excess. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The basic Institute Cargo clauses are compared and an indication is given of which clause is the most appropriate in a specific situation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by a relevant accredited ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant accredited ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information in investigating different types of packaging and comparing the costs of transport by land, sea and air. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in interpreting a policy document and explaining the risk inherent in different types of transport. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising the relationship between cargo, packaging, mode of transport, handling methods and storage in the course of transit and risk. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to make a responsible decision in suggesting the mode of transport most appropriate for specific goods in terms of cost, market conditions and the associated risk. 

    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  59298   Further Education and Training Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  66609   Further Education and Training Certificate: Retail Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66610   Further Education and Training Certificate: Short Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  57613   Further Education and Training Certificate: Short-Term Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  INSETA 


    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. ACADEMY OF LEARNING JHB CENTRAL 
    2. Alcari Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    4. BRC Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    5. CKP Development Agency (Pty) Ltd. 
    6. De Vries Management & Training Services cc 
    7. EJW Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Executive People Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    11. Intelligo Solutions Pty (Ltd) 
    12. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    14. License to Skill cc 
    15. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Metro Minds 
    17. Octomate (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Outsurance Insurance Company Ltd 
    19. Ripple Effect 4 (Pty) Ltd 
    20. RJM Educational Consulting PTY LTD 
    21. Robertsons Cargo Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    22. School of Shipping 
    23. Umfolozi FET College - Central Office 
    24. Workers Academy of Insurance 



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