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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Receive, store and issue goods 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243946  Receive, store and issue goods 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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
7839  Maintain the receipt, storage and issue of goods  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A person credited with this unit standard can ensure that administrative and security procedures and hygiene standards are complied with when receiving, storing and issuing goods in the workplace.

On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Explain the relevant legislation and codes of practise relating to storage conditions and handling of goods.
  • Describe and implement the company's stock control procedure.
  • Describe and use the company's recording systems for the receipt and issue of goods.
  • Handle and store stock according to legislation and best practice. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the relevant legislation and codes of practise relating to storage conditions and handling of goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Any legislation relating and codes of good practice to the handling and storage of goods in a specific organisation are identified with a view to ensuring compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Details the relevant legislation and codes of practice relating to the handling of goods in the organisation are explained with practical examples of how compliance is being assured. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An explanation is given of the consequences for the organisation of non-compliance with the relevant legislation and codes of practice pertaining to the storage and handling of hazardous and non hazardous goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The organisational procedures for quality checks of a range of products used in the organisation are explained with an indication of why the checks are necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The organisation's procedures regarding hygiene, quality and security procedures in the receipt and handling of goods are explained focusing on legislative and best practice compliance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe and implement control procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The stock control procedures of a specific organisation are explained for the range of goods it handles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The documentation to be used for the range of stock control procedures in an organisation are identified and used according to organisational policy and procedure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The organisational procedures for the rotation of stock is explained focussing on the reasons for doing it. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Procedures may include:
  • Shelf life and expiry dates.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The company's stock control procedure is implemented by adhering to the relevant systems. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Procedures may include:
  • Minimum/maximum stock holdings, average consumption levels, security related to stock issue.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    An explanation is given of the need for product specifications with regard to weights and measures when receiving goods. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Record the receipt and issuing of goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A description is given of the recording formats used in the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The need for reconciling stock on hand with stock records is explained in terms of eliminating shrinkage and maintaining optimal stock records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Goods delivered are checked against delivery notes, invoices and purchase orders and discrepancies and deviations dealt with according to organisational policy and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stock information is recorded and stored according to organisational policy and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Information relating to the receipt, storing and issuing of goods is distributed to relevant persons according to organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Handle and store stock according to legislation and best practise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Receiving areas are inspected and checked for compliance with relevant legislation and health and safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stock is handled and stored according to legislation and best practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stock is rotated according to organisational requirements in order to keep deterioration and loss to a minimum. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard for the purposes of achieving credits, including through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution recognised for assessment purposes by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard, or assessing this unit standard, for the purposes of achieving credits must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or one with an MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Inventory and stock control systems.
  • Relevant legislation.
  • Principles and practices of hygiene.
  • Purchasing, receiving, storing, holding and issuing procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Teamwork is enhanced when dealing with staff. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information evaluation is evident when dealing with relevant legislation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communication is encouraged when dealing with staff members. 

    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 7839, "Maintain the receipt, storage and issue of goods", Level 4, 5 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  61669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  58779   Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    2. AMBROSER SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    3. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    4. AZIFANI PROJECTS AND TRANSPORT (PTY) LTD 
    5. BALOMAT SKILLS TRAINING ACADEMY 
    6. EARTH CHILD CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    7. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
    8. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    9. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    10. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    11. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    12. INGEN ENGINEERING PROJECTS 
    13. IYANDA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    14. JOSMAP TRAINING INSTIUTE 
    15. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    16. Learn A Trade 
    17. MACT BUSINESS HUB 
    18. Milnex - Brakpan 
    19. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
    20. MOVING AHEAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 
    21. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    22. NEW HOPE REVIVAL ORGANISATION 
    23. NKANYEZI FOUNDATION 
    24. PERSEVCON CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
    25. Phathutshedzo Connsulting Training Provider 
    26. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    27. ROCKWELL AUTOMATION 
    28. RONNELS CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
    29. SOUTH AFRICA ADVANCED SKILLS INSTITUTE 
    30. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    31. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS (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.