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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Arrange and administer insurance of goods in transit 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252243  Arrange and administer insurance of goods in transit 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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
11259  Arrange and Administer Insurance of Goods in Transit  Level 4  NQF Level 04  11  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to understand issues related to the insurance of internationally traded goods whilst they are in transit from seller to buyer. The learner will also be able to ensure that the interests of the shipper and receiver clients are protected by appropriate insurance measures. The learner will also be able to process and report on situations related to insurance of goods in transit.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Determining the transit risks and advise accordingly.
  • Arranging appropriate transit insurance for international cargo.
  • Administering transit insurance on behalf of cargo owner.
  • Administering insurance claims procedures. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will be assumed competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • The Unit Standard: Interpret and apply International Commercial Terms, NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Determine the transit risks and advise accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    International purchasing documentation is checked for verification purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The status of the insurance cover is verified according to standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The risk is identified against shipping terms and client is advised of the identified cargo performance risks. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Cargo performance refers to the movement of cargo between handover points.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Consequences of insufficient or incorrect insurance cover are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Arrange appropriate transit insurance for international cargo. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Transit risks are assessed to determine the requirements of the client. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Suitable service providers are identified according to the needs of the client. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The services of a suitable service provider are acquired according to the needs of the cargo, the client and applicable legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of arranging inadequate or inappropriate transit insurance are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Administer transit insurance on behalf of cargo owner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Service provider's procedures are applied according to the insurance cover. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Records of the cargo performance are kept in accordance with standard operating procedures and statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Reports are made of any and all irregularities in accordance with standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Consequences of not reporting irregularities are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Administer insurance claims procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Loss or damage to cargo is identified by notification. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Notification may include but is not limited to cargo carrier, port, warehouse, transporters, client.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Records are created and maintained in accordance with statutory and organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Claims documentation procedure is applied in order to start the claims process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of not following claims procedures are explained with examples. 


    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 principles of marine insurance: Insurable interest, subrogation, utmost good faith and indemnity.
  • The concept of general insurance average and proximate clause.
  • Institute of cargo clauses A, B, C, Air, War (cargo) and strikes (cargo).
  • Airfreight replacement clause.
  • Malicious damage clause.
  • Facultative insurance.
  • Open marine policies.
  • Marine cargo policy extensions.
  • Block policies.
  • Preparation of declarations
  • Calculation and application of premiums.
  • Claims documentation.
  • Insurance documents and UCP 600. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems to the provision of insurance for goods in insurance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to ensure that all the client's needs are met when arranging and administering insurance for goods in transit. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities in order to prioritise and blend daily activities in such a way as to enable the working process to run effectively and efficiently. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information which will have an impact on the arranging of administering of insurance of goods in transit. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in the process of providing insurance information to existing and potential clients and the resulting outcome of each selection decision to the affected parties. 

    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 11259, "Arrange and Administer Insurance of Goods in Transit", Level 4, 11 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  59298   Further Education and Training Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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. BPL Academy 
    2. Global Maritime Legal Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    4. Robertsons Cargo Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    5. 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.