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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Procure and buy stock in a specific retail industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
259888  Procure and buy stock in a specific retail industry 
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 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
9854  Procure and buy stock in motor sales and support services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The qualifying learner is capable of sourcing suppliers of stock, negotiate acceptable and profitable purchasing conditions, and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of stock to the business.

On achievement of this unit standard, the learner will be able to:
  • Establish sources of stock supply.
  • Issue an order for stock replenishment.
  • Negotiate conditions for the procurement of stock.
  • Evaluate current suppliers against negotiated standards. 

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

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish sources of stock supply. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock is sourced by listing suppliers and indicating what stock can be obtained from whom and under what supply agreement/conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The organisations policy/practice on supplier specifications is stated and explained with reference to the minimum criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The vetting and approval of suppliers is explained with reference to company policy and procedure. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Issue an order for stock replenishment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The organisations purchasing policy/procedure is explained in terms of how it is applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The purchasing documentation is identified and verified according to policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purchasing documentation for the acquisition of stock is prepared according to company policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The organisations policy and procedure on stock movements is explained in terms of how it is applied. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Negotiate conditions for the procurement of stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A supply of stock is negotiated in accordance with policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Minimum stock levels are calculated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A purchase condition is negotiated in compliance with company purchasing policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Relationships with suppliers is explained in terms of the importance thereof and the results it has on sales. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Evaluate current suppliers against negotiated standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The process/procedure for monitoring and evaluating current suppliers is described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Current suppliers are evaluated according to standard procedures and with reference to their supplier specifications and performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The procedure to monitor current suppliers according to standard procedures is explained with reference to their supplier specifications and performance. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Monitoring may include but is not limited to telephone interviews and could include site visits to the supplier(s).
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Recommendations concerning the acceptance/rejection of stock from a current supplier are made in accordance with company procedures and based either on a monitoring or evaluation activity. 


    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 
  • Sources of supply.
  • Organisations policy/practice on supplier specifications and on how suppliers are vetted and approved.
  • Organisations purchasing policy/practice.
  • Supplier policy.
  • Organisations policy/practice on vehicle documentation.
  • Organisations procedures on vehicle stock movement.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Negotiating skills.
  • Organisations policy/practice on buyers specifications.
  • Organisations process for monitoring and evaluating suppliers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in a critical and creative way in sourcing suppliers of stock, negotiate acceptable and profitable purchasing conditions, and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of stock. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team when sourcing suppliers of stock, negotiate acceptable and profitable purchasing conditions, and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of stock. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage one-self and ones personal activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when sourcing suppliers of stock, negotiate acceptable and profitable purchasing conditions, and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of stock. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand and apply a range of office management-related techniques, procedures and experimental approaches required in the different specific programmes leading up to this qualification. 

    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 9854, "Procure and buy stock in motor sales and support services", Level 4, 4 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  64289   Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Sales and Support Services  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. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    2. BPC HR Solutions (PRETORIA) (TP) 
    3. College of Production Technology 
    4. Equal Career Services (Pty) Ltd (CENTURION) (TP) 
    5. JAGUAR LAND ROVER (SOUTH AFRICA)(PTY) LTD (Irene)(TP) 
    6. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    7. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    8. KwaZulu Automotive Training Services cc (KZN) (DURBAN) (TP) 
    9. Ronald Sewell & Associates SA (Pty) Ltd T/A Sewells (BRYANSTON) (TP) 
    10. Toyota Academy Toyota SA Motors (Pty) Ltd (SANDTON) (TP) 
    11. Ziphi Nkomo Training Services 



    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.