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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the influence of international conventions on transportation insurance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243162  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the influence of international conventions on 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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 specialised class of business in Short Term Insurance. It will be useful for learners in retail insurance including freight forwarding.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Researching the influence of history and traditions on international law in the 21st Century.
  • Explaining the English Marine Act of 1906 and its impact on international insurance.
  • Explaining the influence of the American Law on air transport.
  • Analysing the application of international conventions on the movement of goods around the world. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is the movement of good by land, sea and air. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Research the influence of history and traditions on international law in the 21st Century. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The beginnings of the insurance industry are investigated with reference to the establishment of Lloyds in 1706. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The influence of historical marine insurance on current practices in short term insurance is outlined with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the English Marine Act of 1906 and its impact on international insurance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of the English Marine Act of 1906 in formalising international trade is explained with reference to the British Empire. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The influence of the Act on United Nations marine laws is outlined with reference to the movement of goods internationally. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Reasons why English Law was eventually assimilated into United Nations conventions are debated with reference to international power relationships and transportation insurance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the influence of American Law on air transport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The origins of the American Legislation are investigated with reference to why limitations were imposed on air transport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The influence of the American Legislation on United Nations air transportation laws is outlined with reference to the movement of goods internationally. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Reasons why American Law was eventually assimilated into United Nations conventions are debated with reference to international power relationships and air transportation insurance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Analyse the application of international conventions in the movement of goods around the world. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The impact of customs and tax laws on the movement of goods internationally is explained with reference to movement between nation states and regional trade groupings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The effect of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) agreements within the Southern African region is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The transportation cycle in the movement of goods between countries is explained for examples with and without trade agreements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of not abiding by international conventions are explained with reference to safety and insurance. 


    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 COLLECTING 
    The learner is able to collect, organise and critically evaluate information in researching the history of insurance and the influence on 21st Century transportation insurance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in explaining the relationships between English Law, American Law and United Nations conventions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    The learner is able to use technology effectively in conducting research into historical power relationships and the origins of Lloyds. 

    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 historical power and practice, current conventions and trade agreements and the consequences of non-compliance with international conventions. 

    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  57918   National Certificate: Short Term Insurance  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. African Resources & Financial Training (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Ripple Effect 4 (Pty) Ltd 



    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.