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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Deal American Roulette 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258057  Deal American Roulette 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 3  NQF Level 03  16 
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
7905  Deal American roulette  Level 3  NQF Level 03  20  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The purpose of this unit standard is to enable all games dealt to be paced so as to maximise revenue and enhance customer service. The individual must be able to use all relevant technology and perform all tasks of the dealing cycle in a quick and efficient manner.

On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the game of roulette.
  • Operate the game of roulette.
  • Take bets and make payouts.
  • Handle players and unexpected situations in a professional manner. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Where applicable, range statements have been included under individual specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the game of roulette. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All aspects of the game are explained with reference to how it affects efficient dealing and customer satisfaction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Gaming Board and company procedures when dealing American Roulette are described accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The impact of not following these procedures is described citing examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Different betting positions are explained, stating their respective odds. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The allowable maximum and half-maximum bets, full and part payouts are explained to customers accurately, in a clear and understandable manner. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    0, 1, 2, 3, 4 to 31, 5 to 32, 6 to 33, 34, 35 and 36.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The different section or French bets are explained, stating their respective numbers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    An accurate definition of a call bet is given and is clearly explained to players. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Operate the game of roulette. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Dealing is paced to match the table action in a given situation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Busy periods, quiet periods, promotions.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Mandatory announcements are made in a manner that is clearly audible. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roulette ball is spun in accordance with company requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    All security checks are performed when operating roulette. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A high level of security is maintained in the working environment when dealing roulette. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The winning number is isolated and the layout is cleared accurately. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Take bets and make payouts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Chips are handled during the dealing cycle using the correct procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including, but not limited to inner layout and outside chances.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Maximums, minimums and multiples mare adhered bin terms of organizational policy and procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including, but not limited to buy-ins, checking bets, stepping the bet, paying out, and cashing out.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All customer bets are handled promptly, observing company and security procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including, but not limited to Wheel section bets, neighbour bets, maximums, half maximums, placed bets.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A payout is executed quickly and accurately during the dealing cycle. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including, but not limited to inner and outer layout.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Handle players and unexpected situations in a professional manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Customer questions on the game are answered in a clear and understandable manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The features of American Roulette are explained with reference to how it differs from other casino games. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A high degree of professionalism is displayed when dealing with players. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Decisions on dealing with irregularities occurring while operating the game of American Roulette are taken to resolve problems arising. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Decisions and actions taken in the event of irregularities are effective and appropriate to the situation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Including, but not limited to badly placed bets, late bets, cash on layout, foreign chips.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate 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 appropriate MOU 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, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge, which should be embedded in the process to enable the learner to become competent in all of the Specific Outcomes, includes:
  • Roulette rules and procedures.
  • Relevant Gambling Board regulations and company procedures.
  • Technical aspects of American Roulette.
  • Appropriate knowledge of equipment and operation.
  • Bets, maximums, minimums and multiples.
  • Pertinent security principles and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution in creative ways is practiced when dealing with unexpected situations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing self when taking bets and making payouts promptly and accurately. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Critically collecting, evaluating and analysing information regarding company procedures and gaming board regulations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective communication is displayed when explaining rules of the game and bets to players. 

    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 7905, "Deal American roulette", Level 3, 20 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  63269   National Certificate: Gaming Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
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