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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Outline the legal environment of a selected industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13936  Outline the legal environment of a selected industry 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Administration 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Office Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
113842  Operate according to standard operating procedures and within the parameters of applicable legislation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard provides a broad introduction to the legal environment of a selected business sector.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying the statutory elements in the structure of an organisation in a selected business sector and describe the structure of such a company
  • Explaining how their own business sector is regulated and know the main points of the legislation that apply to the industry 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this unit standard. The learner should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is:
  • The main elements of the structure of a typical company in the industry.
  • The Legislation and Codes of Practice specific to the industry that the learner is working within, for example, in the Unit Trust Industry, the following legislation would apply: The Unit Trust Control Act, the Unit Trust Control Amendment Act, the investment Schemes Bill/Act. In the Pharmaceutical Industry, the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, the Medical Schemes Act, The Pharmacy Act and The National Drugs Policy would be relevant. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the statutory elements in the structure of an organisation in a selected business sector 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The legislated positions within an organisation in a selected business sector are named with examples of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The relationship between, and the roles of the legislated positions is described according to their purpose statement portfolio. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The legal obligations of the legislated roles are explained with reference to the relevant legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the structure of an organisation within their own business sector 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The structure of a typical company in their own business sector is illustrated graphically, with reference to a specific organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The functions of a company within their own business sector are identified with reference to a specific organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The statutory positions and their current incumbents are identified in the named organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain how their own business sector is regulated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The industry's main representative body is identified, and its functions are explained in relation to the regulation of the industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The role and functions of any other principle regulatory bodies governing the industry are explained as they apply to the industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Reasons are given to explain why the industry is regulated with examples of the consequences of an unregulated environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The Codes of Practice that relate to the industry are identified and the main points listed in summary form. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify legislation that applies to their own business sector 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The legislation that controls the industry is identified and the main points addressed in the relevant Acts are noted in a mind map. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Amendments are identified that have been made to the different legislation in the last two years. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The manner in which industry regulation protects the customer is understood and explained with reference to specific business activities within the industry. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation and Moderation:
  • Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be from the Services Seta Education and Training Quality Assurer (SSETQA) through assessment by a registered Assessor. Assessment should be contextual and be conducted in the workplace as far as possible.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor and Moderators must be registered as moderators with SSETQA.
  • SSETQA will co-ordinate all moderation activities in accordance with their policies and procedures. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners can use visual and mathematical communication skills when graphically depicting the structure of an organisation within their own business sector and using a mind map to depict the legislation that controls their industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate the world as a set of related systems by recognising the effects of the applicable legislation has on their industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Learners are able to explore a variety of strategies of learning more effectively by using the mind map to depict legislation affecting their industry. 

    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 113842, which is 'Operate according to standard operating procedures and within the parameters of applicable legislation', Level 3, 10 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48864   National Certificate: Auctioneering Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  59365   National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  50541   National Certificate: Locksmithing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  49276   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Trade Exhibitions  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  49648   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  67465   National Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67589   National Certificate: Equine Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58577   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  60650   Professional Qualification: Business Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  80546   Further Education and Training Certificate: Auctioneering Support Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  61595   Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Electronic Security Installation Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48889   Further Education and Training Certificate: Hiring Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  SERVICES 
    Elective  58800   Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Support Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  61849   Further Education and Training Certificate: Train Driving  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. 2000 SIMUNYE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    2. 24/7 Security Services 
    3. ABONGILE MNYANDA TRADING CC T/A EKO KOBRA 
    4. ABUNDANCE SECURITY SERVICES AND TRAINING 
    5. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD 
    6. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD CAPE TOWN 
    7. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD PINE TOWN 
    8. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD PORT ELIZABETH 
    9. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD PRETORIA NORTH 
    10. ADVANCED RISK SOLUTIONS 10000 (PTY) LTD 
    11. ADVANCED TRAINING SOLUTIONS EAST LONDON 
    12. ADVANCED TRAINING SOLUTIONS KING WILLIAMS TOWN 
    13. Afri Guard(pty)ltd 
    14. AIM TRAINING 
    15. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY 
    16. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY CAMP LETABA 
    17. AKAF BODYGUARDS 
    18. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    19. ALL CONNECTIONS 
    20. ALMENTA 240 
    21. ARCELOR MITTAL SA 
    22. BAGATLAMEDI SECURITY AND CLEANING SERVICES 
    23. BAPNYA SECURITY AND CLEANING SERVICES 
    24. BLACK VOLTERS SECURITY COLLEGE CC 
    25. BLACKEN SECURITY SERVICES 
    26. BPL Academy 
    27. BRAVEHEART BIO DOG ACADEMY 
    28. BREAKING GROUND LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    29. Bronyx 
    30. BTC TRAINING AFRICA PTY LTD 
    31. Buscor 
    32. CAVE SECURITY AND TRAINING 
    33. Centre for Logistics Excellence (Pty) Ltd 
    34. College for Business and Maritime Studies 
    35. DE BEERS GROUP SERVICES PTY LTD 
    36. DHW SECURITY AND TRAINING SERVICES 
    37. DIMASI TRAINING PROVIDERS 
    38. DOUBLE RESPECT TRADING ENTERPRISE NATIONAL 
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    40. EASY SECURITY AUTO GATES AND GUARDS CC 
    41. EKHURHULENI SHOOTING AND TRAINING ACADEMY 
    42. EL SHONTE SECURITY SERVICES 
    43. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    44. ENFORCE SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD ETHEKWINI 
    45. ENLIGHTENED SECURITY FORCE 
    46. EXECU PRIME TRAINING 
    47. EXPRO PROTECTION SERVICES CC 
    48. FALCON FIREARM ACADEMY 
    49. Fidelity Security Services 
    50. FIRMSTONE CONSULTING AND SECURITY ACADEMY 
    51. G4S CASH SERVICES (SA) PTY LTD BLOEMFONTEIN 
    52. G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS (SA) (PTY) LTD ROSSLYN 
    53. G4s Secure Solutions Sa Pty Ltd1 
    54. GINGIRIKANI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    55. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    56. GRINNELL SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    57. GUNDO SECURITY & SUPPLY CC 
    58. Hadassah Security Consultants Cc 
    59. HAZOEMA TRADING ENTREPRISE CC 
    60. HJN TRAINING CC Pretoria 
    61. HLANGANANI COMPUTECH COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    62. HLANGANANI PROTECTION SERVICES PTY LTD 
    63. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE PRETORIA 
    64. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE: NORTH RAND 
    65. IKHWEZI MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE CC 
    66. IMVULA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    67. Indub Trading c.c. 
    68. INFANTRY SCHOOL 
    69. Inkwe Sekuriteit Bk 
    70. Innovative Shared Services 
    71. INSIMBI SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE 
    72. IPELENG RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES PTY LTD 
    73. ITO FOCUS PHOLE 
    74. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES PTY LTD 
    75. KGOTSOFALANG TRADING AND PROJECTS 97 
    76. KHANYISANI TRAINING ACADEMY CC 
    77. KHANYISELA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    78. KHOMBO SECURITY AND TRAINING CC 
    79. KUKHULA GLOBAL PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    80. L AND L TRAINING 
    81. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    82. Lesedi Security And Training Servic Es 
    83. MA SECURITY TRAINING AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATION 
    84. Makgo Security And Projects 
    85. Makwedeng Training 
    86. MARABA SECURITY SERVICES TSHWANE 
    87. MAS SAFE SECURITY CC 
    88. MASIKHUTHALE SECURITY TRAINING COLLEGE AND GUARDING DIVISION 
    89. MDIDWA SECURITY SERVICES 
    90. MEC TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    91. Metro Minds 
    92. Mig Protection Services Cc 
    93. MJM GUARDING AND CLEANING SERVICES 
    94. MOLAPO-MOTLE ENTERPRISES 
    95. MOLEMA DEVELOPMENT TRAINING 
    96. MSM PROTECTION SERVICES 
    97. MZANSI SECURITY 
    98. NAD SECURITY SERVICES 
    99. Nastec Cc 
    100. NOMADUKU SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    101. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    102. NTATE AVIATION AND SECURITY TRAINING 
    103. NU LAW FIREARMS COMPLIANCE 
    104. OBLION SHIELD 
    105. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS 
    106. OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS PTY LTD BRITS 
    107. Orbis Security Solutions Pty Ltd 
    108. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    109. PRESTIGE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    110. PROSPERITAS TRAINING COLLEGE T/A VISION COLLEGE SA 
    111. PROTEA COIN GROUP (ASSETS IN TRANSIT AND ARMED REACTION) 
    112. PROTOCOL K9 PTY LTD 
    113. QHIMECI TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    114. Quiver Security Services Cc 
    115. QW LEFORA SECURITY INSTITUTE 
    116. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    117. REBAGONI TRADING AND PROJECTS T/A THE SOUTH AFRICAN SECURITY ACADEMY 
    118. REBONTSHENG TRADING CC 
    119. Robertsons Cargo Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    120. ROMULA BUSINESS ENTERPRISES T/A SIYAFUNDA SECURITY ACADEMY 
    121. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    122. SA OF SECURITY AND GUARD FORCE 
    123. SAAF PROTECTION SERVICE TRAINING WING 
    124. SAHARA EDUCATION. TRAINING. DEVELOPMENT 
    125. SAS SALDANHA 
    126. SBV SERVICES BLOEMFONTEIN 
    127. SBV SERVICES MIDRAND 
    128. SBV SERVICES PORT ELIZABETH 
    129. SBV SERVICES PRETORIA 
    130. SBV SERVICES PTY LTD JOHANNESBURG 
    131. SBV SERVICES RICHARDSBAY 
    132. School of Shipping 
    133. SECURITY BEYOND 2000 
    134. SERVEST(PTY) LTD 
    135. SETHIKE TRADING 
    136. SHEMULA TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    137. SILVER SOLUTIONS SECURITY 1713 CC 
    138. SIT INVESTMENT HOLDINGS 
    139. SITUATIONAL SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    140. Skills Development Specialists 
    141. SNAP SOLUTIONS NETWX PTY LTD 
    142. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE BASIC TRAINING PROVISION 
    143. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE TRAINING INSTITUTION BISHO 
    144. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE TRAINING INSTITUTION LIMPOPO PROVINCE 
    145. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE TRAINING INSTITUTION ULUNDI 
    146. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICES MPUMALANGA 
    147. SPECIAL ASSET PROTECTION SERVICES KRAAIFONTEIN 
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    149. STALLION LEARNING CENTRE PTY LTD 
    150. Tactical Reaction Services Cc 
    151. Tactical Security Services CC 
    152. THEPA TRADING 634 
    153. Thohoyandou Training Centre 
    154. TJL SECURITY SERVICES 
    155. TRIOTIC PROTECTION SERVICES CC TSHWANE 
    156. TSHIKALANGE SECURITY SERVICES AND TRAINING 
    157. TSWELOPELO EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS CC 
    158. TZANEEN TRAINING CENTRE LIMPOPO 
    159. UBUNTU 
    160. UKHUSELO TRAINING ACADEMY AND SECURITY CC 
    161. ULUNTU TRAINING ACA DEMY 
    162. UTHUSO TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    163. V SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY CC 
    164. VEBO NONKE SECURITY 
    165. VELSEC SECURITY SOLUTIONS 
    166. VICTORY TICKETS 567 T/A KHUSELA GUARDING DIVISION TRAINING 
    167. VITAL SKILLS CC 
    168. White Leopard Security 
    169. WHITEHALL TRADING PROJECTS 
    170. Xhobani Security Services Cc 
    171. Y2K College 
    172. Zenzele Training School Cc 
    173. ZEVOLI 9 PTY LTD 



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