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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply knowledge of insurance to the transportation of a consignment of goods 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120020  Apply knowledge of insurance to the transportation of a consignment of goods 
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  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

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 learners in transporters, road haulage, household removals, removals, clearing and forwarding agents, forwarding agents, courier companies.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Analysing the transportation risk in a selected consignment of goods.
  • Describing different types of packaging and the associated risk.
  • Analysing a transportation policy document and producing related documentation.
  • Explaining why insurance on a consignment may be restricted in certain areas. 

  • 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:
  • Methods of conveying bulk goods include road, rail, air, sea/waterway and pipeline.
  • All types of vessel, vehicle and aircraft used to transport goods over short and long distances, locally, nationally and internationally. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the transportation risk in a selected consignment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The goods in a specific consignment are analysed and classified in terms of whether they are fragile, non-fragile, hazardous, perishable, target goods or pilferable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The transport risk associated with each class of goods is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The risks associated with the origin, destination and route are analysed for a selected consignment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The risks associated with storage and shipment are analysed for a specific consignment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    An atlas is used to identify transportation risks for a particular consignment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe different types of packaging and the associated risks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Methods of conveying bulk goods are explained and an indication is given of the associated risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways of conveying break bulk goods are identified and an indication is given of why goods may be transported in this way. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different types of shipping container are identified and an indication is given of when each is appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The advantages and disadvantages of different types of packaging are explained with reference to different commodities. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analyse a transportation policy document and produce related documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A policy document is analysed to determine the terms and conditions, financial limits and relevance for a specific consignment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The required insurance documents are completed for a specific consignment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The consequences if documentation is completed incorrectly are explained for domestic and international transportation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain why insurance on a consignment may be restricted in certain areas. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Places where cover is restricted on account of war or unrest are identified and an indication is given of why the restriction currently applies to each place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The affect of infrastructure and security on the availability of cover is explained with examples. 


    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 analysing the transport risk in a selected consignment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in analysing a policy document and producing insurance related documentation. 

    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  59365   National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  59298   Further Education and Training Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  66609   Further Education and Training Certificate: Retail Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66610   Further Education and Training Certificate: Short Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  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 
    Elective  65529   Further Education and Training Certificate: Transport Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 


    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. ADVTECH RESOURCING (PTY) LTD 
    2. Alcari Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Centre for Logistics Excellence (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Damelin (Pty) Ltd 
    5. De Vries Management & Training Services cc 
    6. Direct Axis 
    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. Innovative Shared Services 
    12. Institute for Quality cc 
    13. Intec College 
    14. Intelligent Compliance & Education 
    15. Intelligo Solutions Pty (Ltd) 
    16. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Isambulela Group Administrator Pty Ltd 
    18. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    19. Leon Liedeman and Associates 
    20. License to Skill cc 
    21. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    22. METRO MINDS 
    23. NGT Training and Development Consultants 
    24. NOSA LOGISTICS (PTY) LTD 
    25. O'Keeffe & Swartz Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    26. Octomate (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Outsurance Insurance Company Ltd 
    28. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    29. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    30. Ripple Effect 4 (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Ronald Sewells & Associates S.A. (PTY) Ltd 
    32. School of Shipping 
    33. Skills Development Specialists 



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