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|National Diploma: Agri Sales and Service Management|
|SAQA QUAL ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE|
|14852||National Diploma: Agri Sales and Service Management|
|SGB Secondary Agriculture: Processing|
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY||NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK|
|AgriSETA - Agriculture SETA||OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework|
|National Diploma||Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation||Secondary Agriculture|
|ABET BAND||MINIMUM CREDITS||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||QUAL CLASS|
|Undefined||246||Level 5||NQF Level 05||Regular-Unit Stds Based|
|REGISTRATION STATUS||SAQA DECISION NUMBER||REGISTRATION START DATE||REGISTRATION END DATE|
|LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT||LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT|
|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 qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification.
|PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION|
|This qualification is registered at level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework. It provides learners with the opportunity to access learning in Agri Sales and Service Management, which include opportunities for learners to grow in the field of Agri Trade Management.
Learners will be able to combine fundamental, core and elective unit standards in order to gain competence linked to best practice. Learners will, once qualified and assessed as competent, be able to demonstrate competence in principles of local and international trade, managing transactions, promotional strategies, stock and financial decision-making. Learners will also demonstrate an understanding of broader business management principles such as budget control and cost allocation, work place supervision, labour relations and performance management.
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|Learners will have attained a qualification at NQF level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework or will have demonstrated competence at this level through recognition of prior learning.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING:
This qualification may be achieved in part or in whole through the recognition of prior learning.
|RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING?|
|EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES|
|The learner will have demonstrated ability to make decisions and provide management guidelines considering a range of options after completion of the following unit standards in three specified areas:
* Business communication
* Numeracy at NQF level 5
* Writing business reports
* Plan merchandise layout
* Managing cash and credit transactions
* Managing merchandise policy
* Develop and implement promotion strategies
* Developing customer service policy
* Managing stock
* Allocate costs and control budgets
* Provide work place supervision
* Provide effective administrative support
* Manage performance of people
* Applying basic principles of local and international trade
* Interpret financial reports
* Co-ordinate and control sales and marketing function
* Develop and implement marketing plan
* Assess and manage risk
* Assist conduct of internal audits
* Maintain compliance with policy, procedures and legal requirements
* Maintain sound labour relations
* Recruitment and selection of personnel
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
Learners will produce evidence of the following:
* Verbal and written explanations of reasons for following operational- and work site procedure as well as statutory requirements.
* Demonstrations of a range of administrative measures ensuring compliance to stock management principles, cash and credit management as well as basic principles of local and international trade.
* Demonstrations of a range of management measures ensuring compliance, performance management and labour relations.
* Demonstrations of a range of business management principles, including marketing- and promotional principles, risk management and financial- and managerial accounting principles.
|This qualification is comparable to the equivalent Nieu Zealand qualification.|
|Anyone assessing a learner against this qualification must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this qualification, or assessment against this qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to agreed ETQA procedures.
Therefore anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution, which is accredited by the relevant ETQA.
|As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2012; 2015.|
|1. This qualification is compiled of unit standards from different fields of learning as well as from SETA"S within those fields of learning.
2. Unit standards developed by the SGB for Secondary Agriculture are unique and contain no symbol next to them.
3. Unit standards from other fields of learning are identified by a symbol, to indicate from which field of learning or SETA they are taken. The legend for the different symbols are:
The Unit Standard, Business Communication level 5, as well as the Unit Standards from the field of Mathematical Literacy level 5, are not developed yet
|ID||UNIT STANDARD TITLE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||CREDITS|
|Core||10137||Conduct project documentation management to support project processes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Core||11473||Manage individual and team performance||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Core||8155||Plan Merchandise layout||Level 4||NQF Level 04||7|
|Core||12999||Contribute to the management of costs and the enhancement of value||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||10|
|Core||8287||Developing and implementing promotion strategies||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||20|
|Core||8255||Developing customer service policy||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||12|
|Core||14214||Evaluate and improve the project team`s performance||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Core||8277||Managing cash and credit transactions||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||25|
|Core||8282||Managing merchandise policy||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||30|
|Core||7597||Managing stock||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||20|
|Fundamental||8734||Managing business communications in retail/wholesale practices||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||15|
|Fundamental||8252||Writing business reports in Retail/Wholesale practices||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||6|
|Elective||8023||Applying basic principles of local and international trade||Level 3||NQF Level 03||4|
|Elective||10017||Comply with legal requirements and understand implications||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||12609||Contribute to effective working relationships||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||10013||Identify and utilise marketing resources to meet objectives||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||7630||Interpreting financial reports in Retail/Wholesale practices||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Elective||7923||Carry out surveillance investigations and audits||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||10|
|Elective||10070||Develop and implement marketing plan in line with marketing strategy||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||20|
|LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION:|
|PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION:|
|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.||College of Vocational Studies (Pty) Ltd|
|2.||Kaap Agri Training Centre|
|3.||Mthashana FET College - Vryheid Campus|
|4.||Oos Vrystaat Kaap Bedryf Beperk|
|5.||Roma Training Institute|
|6.||Thembeni Skills Development Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd|