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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Uplift stock for return 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243681  Uplift stock for return 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
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 
This unit standard is intended for individuals who are responsible for uplifting goods from wholesalers and retailers on behalf of their own company or a third party. Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to uplift goods according to the procedures laid down by the relevant wholesaler/retailer, their own organisation/s and the relevant manufacturer/s, ensuring that potential losses to all parties are minimised. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify goods for uplift. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reasons for conducting an uplift of goods are explained as they apply to the supplier. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The impact of goods uplifts on various stakeholders is explained as they impact on the wholesaler/retailer, merchandising organisation and supplier. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Damaged and expired stock is accurately identified as it applies to the supplier. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The concept of swell allowances is explained as it applies to the wholesale and retail industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Stores and products affected by swell allowances are identified as applicable to the products of the applicable merchandising organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Stock not eligible for uplift is identified as applicable to the products of the applicable merchandising organisation and/or supplier. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain uplift procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Policies for the uplift of goods are explained relative to specific retail/wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The required authorization procedures are explained relative to specific retail/wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The uplift procedure and required documentation is explained relative to specific retail/wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The uplift procedure for bulk product recalls is explained relative to specific retail/wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The procedure for handling products not eligible for uplift is explained as applicable to the supplier and merchandising organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Uplift goods from wholesalers/retailers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The correct authorization documentation is obtained relative to specific retail and wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The correct uplift documentation is completed relative to specific retail and wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The correct claim documentation is completed relative to specific retail and wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The appropriate role-players in the process are notified as applicable to the specific retail and wholesale outlets and specific manufacturers. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Prevent shrinkage and losses while uplifting goods from wholesalers/retailers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of shrinkage and how it impacts on an organisation is explained as applicable to the specific retail and wholesale outlet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur are explained in relation to the process of uplifting goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Shrinkage and loss prevention measures are implemented while uplifting goods. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA, which has a MOU with the relevant ETQA. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA, according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Reasons for conducting an uplift of goods.
  • The impact of goods uplifts on various stakeholders.
  • The concept of swell allowances.
  • Stores and products affected by swell allowances.
  • Stock not eligible for uplift.
  • The procedure for handling products not eligible for uplift.
  • Policies for the uplift of goods.
  • The required authorisation procedures.
  • The uplift procedure and required documentation.
  • The uplift procedure for bulk product.
  • The concept of shrinkage and how it impacts on an organisation.
  • Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Prevent shrinkage and losses while uplifting goods from wholesalers/retailers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activities.

    Refer to all specific outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information.

    Refer to all specific outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Refer to the following specific outcomes:
  • Identify goods for uplift.
  • Explain uplift procedure.
  • Prevent shrinkage and losses while uplifting goods from wholesalers/retailers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Identify goods for uplift. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Maintain the environment.

    Refer to the following specific outcomes:
  • Explain uplift procedure.
  • Prevent shrinkage and losses while uplifting goods from wholesalers/retailers. 

  • 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 
    Stock may be ineligible for uplift due to damage caused by infestation or poor packing methods. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  58206   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  63409   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  W&RSETA 


    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. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    2. GP Retail Operations (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Martiq 1223 cc 
    4. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    5. Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Passionate About People 
    7. REATS Training Services 
    8. Shonakhona Trading 7 (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Southern Ambition 653 CC 
    10. SSD Consultants 
    11. The Ed Agency 



    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.