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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Arrange the distribution of small to medium sized consignments door-to-door 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242983  Arrange the distribution of small to medium sized consignments door-to-door 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
A person credited with this unit standard will be able to co-ordinate the express process of moving small to medium sized consignments within strict time parameters. They are able to bag and label consignments and lodge courier material with the required agents.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Establishing appropriate routing for a consignment.
  • Selecting and completing correct documentation for consignments.
  • Bagging and labeling consolidation of consignments.
  • Lodging courier material with third party carriers and agents. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statement for this Unit Standard is included in the Specific Outcomes of the Unit Standard. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish appropriate routing for a consignment. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Cognizance must be taken of modes of transport, services, costs, description of goods and special instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The mode of transport is selected based on service requirements, final destination, special instructions and description of goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Dangerous and hazardous goods are recognised in accordance with the International Dangerous goods code. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Weight breaks are analysed in order to maximise load capacity for transportation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Select and complete correct documentation for consignments. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Correct documentation for consignments will include but not limited to RAF, IATA, Hazmat. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Documentation is collated in accordance with organisational procedure to ensure movement of express consignments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Documentation is completed in required format and in accordance with company procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Documentation for consignments is sourced according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Bag and label consolidation of consignment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Shipments for movements are processed within the organisation's system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Consignment is bagged in accordance with organisation's system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Consignment is labeled in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Lodge courier material with third party carriers and agents. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Third party carriers and agents will include but not limited to airlines, shipping agents, courier brokers, airport handlers and transport couriers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Courier material is lodged with third party carriers in accordance with third party carriers and agents requirements and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Carrier specific documentation is completed according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Arrangements are made for collection and delivery of consolidated consignments in accordance with deadlines. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following embedded knowledge is addressed in an integrated way in the unit standard:
  • Company specific hubs, networks and routings.
  • Areas serviced by 3rd party carriers.
  • Tariff Guides (company).
  • Volumetric weight formulae.
  • Metric Conversions.
  • IATA coding.
  • Company coding.
  • Hazmat.
  • Customs and Excise Act (relevant sections).
  • Accident Fund (relevant sections).
  • Components of House/Master Waybill. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions, using critical thinking, have been made when planning appropriate routing for a consignment.
  • Learners are expected to solve problems related to insufficient documentation being provided or when goods are incorrectly classified, i.e. in the case of dangerous goods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when selecting and completing documentation required for consignments.
  • Organise work in order to meet customer and transport carrier cut-off times. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when selecting and completing documentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when planning and establishing routing for consignments. 

    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  59326   National Certificate: International Trade  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  59365   National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  57831   National Certificate: Freight Handling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    2. Centre for Logistics Excellence (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Global Maritime Legal Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Institute for Quality cc 
    5. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    6. Makwedeng Training 
    7. NOSA LOGISTICS (PTY) LTD 
    8. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    10. Production Management Institute (PMI) 
    11. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    12. School of Shipping 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.