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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate and maintain cashiering equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258855  Operate and maintain cashiering equipment 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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
7892  Operate cashiering equipment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will develop the competency of individuals who will be operating and maintaining cashier equipment related to gaming and casinos. It can also be extended to other environments where cashiering equipment is utilised.

On completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Operate cashiering equipment.
  • Keep cashiering equipment in a working order.
  • Deal with faulty equipment. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Operate cashiering equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Cashiering equipment is operated in accordance with company policy and manufacturer's instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Cashiering equipment is operated within prescribed occupational safety prescripts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Transactions on cashiering equipment are processed in terms organisational policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Security procedures are applied to prevent theft and loss. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Keep cashiering equipment in working order. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of properly maintaining cashiering equipment at all times is understood in terms of operational efficiency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The different levels of maintenance responsibilities are explained in terms of the organisation's organogram. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Own responsibility for routine maintenance of equipment is described as it relates to the maintenance schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Cashiering equipment is kept serviceable to ensure the good working condition of the equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Cashiering equipment is maintained within prescribed occupational safety prescripts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    A safety briefing is given to cashier staff in terms of prescribed occupational safety prescripts. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Deal with faulty equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The impact of faulty equipment is explained with reference to the effect on the organisation and productivity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A preliminary determination of a fault is made using various fault finding techniques. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Faults are logged according to company procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An appropriate decision relating to a specific situation is made on how to handle faulty equipment. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against the 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.
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • 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:
  • Maintenance procedures.
  • Procedures related to the operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Safety procedures.
  • Manufacturer's operating instructions for cashiering equipment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification when applying fault finding techniques to faulty equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information collection, evaluation and analysis when finding and logging faults. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective communication when explaining maintenance and safety procedures to colleagues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use of technology when operating and maintaining cashiering equipment. 

    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 7892, "Operate cashiering equipment", Level 2, 3 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.
     
    NONE 



    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.