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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Process numerical data and text information in an insurance environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9350  Process numerical data and text information in an insurance environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Financial Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2002-02-13  2004-08-11  SAQA 0540/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2005-08-11   2008-08-11  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
114981  Capture numerical and text information on an electronic database  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is intended for personnel employed in the insurance sector and other learners who intend to follow a career in insurance. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes required to process information using a database in an insurance environment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and accessing a database.
  • Processing and checking numerical data and text for input into the database.
  • Saving and storing information accurately using a computer keyboard and a range of familiar procedures. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this unit standard. Learners should
  • Hold a GETC or equivalent qualification. Or
  • Be competent in communication and mathematical literacy at NQF level1. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is the use of a Windows driven database customised and developed to meet the needs of a specific organisation or any other custom built insurance computer system. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and access the correct database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Information received is identified and the correct data base is selected to update the information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.The database is accessed using a company specific security system/password. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Routine access problems are solved using familiar procedures 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Process and check numerical data on an insurance database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Documents are checked to ensure that they contain all necessary numerical data. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Irregularities that could occur are identified and resolved using established procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Numerical data is captured accurately and at a speed indicated in a service level agreement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.The captured data is cross-checked for accuracy. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Process and check text on an insurance database 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Documents are checked to ensure that they contain all the necessary information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Text is checked for errors against the original document 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Irregularities that could occur are identified and resolved using established procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Save and store original information 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Data captured on the system is saved in accordance with established procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Original documentation is collated and archived in accordance with established procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Problems resulting from inaccurate collation and/or storage are known and understood and the necessary steps are taken to ensure that all records are complete and stored in the correct place 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by INSQA or a relevant accredited ETQA. The mechanisms and requirements for moderation are contained in the document obtainable from INSQA,
    INSQA framework for assessment and moderation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner can

    1. Apply basic computer skills to capture data.

    2. Understand and use a database. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners can organise and manage their work activities effectively and responsibly by keeping their work up-to-date by meeting agreed targets. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Learners are able to use technology effectively in order to process, check and store data on a computer database. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 114981, which is "Capture numerical and text information on an electronic database", Level 2, Credits 2, as soon as 114981 is registered. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  20639   National Certificate: Healthcare Benefits Administration: Claims Assessing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-12-05  INSETA 
    Elective  14657   National Certificate: Insurance Administration  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-04-18  INSETA 
    Elective  20773   National Certificate: Long Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-12-05  INSETA 


    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. Intec College 
    2. Invuya Institute of Learning (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.