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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Replenish stock in a retail business 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243804  Replenish stock in a retail business 
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  12 
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
243676  Source and collect products for resale  Level 2  NQF Level 02  12  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
  • This unit standard is intended for people who determine the replenishment requirements relating to stock in a retail business. Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to operate in a number of contexts and will demonstrate the ability to make comparisons and interpret available information.
  • These persons will further be able to transport stock in a manner that prevents shrinkage and losses and enhances the efficiency of the supply chain. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communications and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Buy stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock requirements are determined according to stock takes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The availability of stock from various sources is investigated to ensure best price, reliability of supply and quick response time to order being placed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Prices of required stock available from providers are compared to ensure best price and value for money. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Location of providers in terms of travel costs is determined to ensure best price and value for money. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A decision is made on which provider to use based on the above factors. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Transport stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Items for transport are collected according to stock requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The condition of the items is checked prior to leaving the provider's premises and any damaged stock is reported and/or replaced. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stock is loaded in an appropriate sequence and packing material and methods are used to secure and protect stock from damage/spoilage whilst in transit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur are explained in relation to the process of loading and unloading stock. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Receive stock into the outlet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Offloaded stock is sorted according to stock characteristics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The stock received is recorded according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The stock received is checked against stock purchased. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All variances between actual stock received and purchased are identified and resolved according to organisational requirements and procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Programmes leading to the award of credits from this unit standard will be accredited by the relevant ETQA. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the specific ETQA will perform external moderations of assessments across the Accredited Providers according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Techniques for determining stock needs.
  • Techniques for determining appropriate providers.
  • Techniques for safely transporting stock.
  • Techniques to count stocks received.
  • Causes of and preventative methods for shrinkage and losses while transporting stock. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems.
  • Refer to all specific outcomes. 

  • 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 the following outcomes:
  • Buy stock.
  • Receive stock into the outlet. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Refer to the following outcome:
  • Transport stock. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related system.
  • Refer to all specific outcomes. 

  • 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 243676, "Source and collect products for resale", Level 2, 12 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  58308   National Certificate: Informal Small Business Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  59365   National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  TETA 
    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. 2013/077851/07 South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Aluwa Training 
    3. Ave Amagora General Trading 
    4. C C S SKills Development 
    5. Centre for Logistics Excellence (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    7. Global Maritime Legal Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    8. HPS ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    9. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    10. Marrian Ridge Computer Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Michris Consulting And Global Skills 
    12. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    13. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    14. School of Shipping 
    15. SOUTHPRO SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    16. The Ed Agency Pty Ltd 



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