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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply the law of contract to insurance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120128  Apply the law of contract to 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  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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
14991  Apply the law of contract to insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners in insurance and those who manage asset risk in insurance and other organisations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the law of contract as applied in insurance.
  • Explaining the application of legal capacity in an insurance contract.
  • Interpreting the basic principles required for an insurance contract to be legally binding.
  • Evaluating a proposed insurance contract. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is legislation relevant to a sector:
  • Essential elements of the law of contract are offer, acceptance, consensus, legal capacity and bona fides.
  • The basic principles of an insurance contract are insurable interest, bona fides and disclosures of material facts.
  • Legal capacity includes, reference to the application of insurance legislation, entering into a policy and borrowing against a policy.
  • The insurance Act refers to the Long-Term or short term Act. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the law of contract as applied in insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of the law of contract is explained with reference to its essential elements and how an insurance contract is bound by the law of contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Evidence that is required for an insurance contract to be legally binding is named for short term and/or Long-Term insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The parties to a contract are named for a selected sub sector. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the application of legal capacity in an insurance contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of legal capacity is explained with examples of how it is applied in insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The difference between legal capacity in a contract and legal capacity in an insurance contract is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Three examples of case law are analysed and discussed in terms of the precedents set. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Interpret the basic principles required for an insurance contract to be legally binding. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The basic principles of an insurance contract are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Conditions under which a contract is not legally binding are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Evaluate a proposed insurance contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A proposal is analysed in terms of risk and the law of contract as applied to insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Business rules that are applied in addition to legal requirements are identified for a specific insurer and an indication is given of why the organisation applies the requirement(s). 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • 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 IDENTIFYING 
    Learners are capable of identifying and solving problems in which responses show that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made in identifying conditions under which a contract is not legally binding from case studies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are capable of collecting, organising and critically evaluating information in analysing case law in terms of precedents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are capable of communicating effectively in discussing case law and explaining the issues in the Unit Standard. 

    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 14991, "Apply the law of contract to insurance", Level 4, 2 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  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  59298   Further Education and Training Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    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  66613   Further Education and Training Certificate: Wealth Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  60072   National Diploma: Inspection and Assessment (Non-Metallics)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. African Resources & Financial Training (Pty) Ltd 
    3. ALCARI 233 CC T/A ALCARI (Eversdal)(TP) 
    4. Alcari Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
    6. BRC Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Cedar Employee Benefits and Consultants ( Pty) Ltd 
    8. CKP Development Agency (Pty) Ltd. 
    9. Damelin (Pty) Ltd 
    10. De Vries Management & Training Services cc 
    11. Direct Axis 
    12. EJW Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Executive People Development Solutions(PTY) Ltd 
    14. F & I BUSINESS SCHOOL (PTY) LTD 
    15. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Global Maritime Legal Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Insurance Institute Of South Afica 
    18. Intec College 
    19. Intelligo Solutions Pty (Ltd) 
    20. Investmentwise (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    22. Isambulela Group Administrator Pty Ltd 
    23. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    24. Leon Liedeman and Associates 
    25. License to Skill cc 
    26. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    27. NGT Training and Development Consultants 
    28. O'Keeffe & Swartz Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    29. Octomate (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Old Mutual Life Assurance Company South Africa 
    31. Outsurance Insurance Company Ltd 
    32. Ripple Effect 4 (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Robertsons Cargo Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    34. RSC The Knowledge Network (Pty) Ltd 
    35. Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd 
    36. Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd. 
    37. School of Shipping 
    38. Umfolozi FET College - Central Office 



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