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|National Certificate: Agric Sales and Services|
|SAQA QUAL ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE|
|14854||National Certificate: Agric Sales and Services|
|SGB Secondary Agriculture: Processing|
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY||NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK|
|AgriSETA - Agriculture SETA||OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework|
|National Certificate||Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation||Secondary Agriculture|
|ABET BAND||MINIMUM CREDITS||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||QUAL CLASS|
|Undefined||161||Level 4||NQF Level 04||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 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. It provides learners with the opportunity to access learning in Agri Sales and Services, which include opportunities for learners to grow in the specific field.
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 ordering, receiving, pricing, storing, selling and marketing of merchandise as well as implementing and running promotions. Learners will demonstrate an understanding of broader business principles such as interpretation of financial reports applicable to the Agri Trade as well as coordinating promotional activities, customer service and supervision of people.
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|Learners will have attained a qualification at NQF level 2 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 guidelines considering a range of options after completion of the following unit standards in three specified areas:
* Literacy and communication at NQF level 4
* Numeracy at NQF level 4
* Interpret financial reports
* Place merchandise order
* Receive merchandise
* Pricing of merchandise
* Storage of stock
* Determine stock levels
* Complete sales transactions
* Control of stock
* Marketing of merchandise
* Purchase merchandise
* Selling goods and services
* Providing customer service
* Contribute to the planning allocation and supervision of work
* Implement and run promotions
* Coordinating promotional activities
* Provide effective administrative support
* Function as a safety, health and environmental representative
* Maintain sound labour relations
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
Learners will produce evidence of the following:
* Verbal and written explanations of reasons for adhering to operational- and work site procedures as well as statutory requirements, adhering to specific sequence of operations, taking corrective actions, identifying, recording and reporting deviations and data capturing.
* Demonstrations of a range of administrative transactions, receiving, checking, pricing and controlling of stock, coordinating, implementing and running promotions, marketing merchandise and providing customer service in the work place.
* Using a range of computer hardware to input data on the computer system and producing information to make decisions.
|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 or 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:
20 credits must be accumulated from any Unit Standards from the field of Communication Studies and Language level 4
16 credits must be accumulated from any Unit Standards from the field of Mathematical Literacy level 4
Learners have to do one elective Unit Standard
|ID||UNIT STANDARD TITLE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||CREDITS|
|Core||8144||Complete sales transactions||Level 2||NQF Level 02||6|
|Core||8140||Determine stock levels||Level 2||NQF Level 02||5|
|Core||8138||Pricing of merchandise||Level 2||NQF Level 02||3|
|Core||8137||Receive merchandise||Level 2||NQF Level 02||4|
|Core||8141||Control of stock||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Core||13195||Lead workgroup activities relating to material preparation processes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Core||8145||Marketing of Merchandise||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Core||8254||Providing customer service||Level 4||NQF Level 04||16|
|Core||8146||Purchase Merchandise||Level 4||NQF Level 04||12|
|Core||8284||Selling goods and services||Level 4||NQF Level 04||16|
|Fundamental||12154||Apply comprehension skills to engage oral texts in a business environment||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||12155||Apply comprehension skills to engage written texts in a business environment||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||9015||Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Fundamental||7465||Collect and use data to establish complex statistical and probability models and solve related problems||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||7485||Demonstrate understanding of real and complex number systems||Level 4||NQF Level 04||3|
|Fundamental||7484||Describe, represent, analyse and explain changes in shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space with justification||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Fundamental||8974||Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||8977||Evaluate literary texts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||7482||Find the derivatives and antiderivatives of a range of sample functions and apply these to problems involving curve sketching, areas under curves, maxima and minima and rates of change||Level 4||NQF Level 04||3|
|Fundamental||7481||Find the derivatives and integrals of a range of functions including the trigonometric functions and apply these to problems||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Fundamental||7630||Interpreting financial reports in Retail/Wholesale practices||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Fundamental||8978||Motivate judgements on selected literary texts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||8975||Read analyse and respond to a variety of texts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||9016||Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Fundamental||7466||Represent and operate on complex numbers in non-trivial situations||Level 4||NQF Level 04||2|
|Fundamental||7483||Solve problems involving sequences and series in real and simulated situations||Level 4||NQF Level 04||2|
|Fundamental||8979||Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||7468||Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Fundamental||12153||Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||7470||Work with a wide range of patterns and inverses of functions and solve related problems||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Fundamental||8976||Write for a wide range of contexts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Elective||12620||Apply basic safety principles in the context of conservation||Level 1||NQF Level 01||3|
|Elective||11235||Maintain effective working relationships with other members of staff||Level 3||NQF Level 03||1|
|Elective||8286||Co-ordinating promotional activities||Level 4||NQF Level 04||16|
|Elective||8143||Implement and run promotions||Level 4||NQF Level 04||7|
|Elective||10136||Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|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.||AGB Finance (Pty) Ltd|
|2.||Agri Skills Transfer (PTY) Ltd|
|4.||College of Vocational Studies (Pty) Ltd|
|5.||International Agricultural Academy for africa|
|6.||Kaap Agri Training Centre|
|8.||Leruo ke Matla Training and Enterprise Development Services|
|9.||Liberty College of Excellence (Pty) Ltd|
|10.||Ngwato Wa Mphela Agriculture Training Services|
|12.||Oos Vrystaat Kaap Bedryf Beperk|
|13.||Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban|
|14.||RCL Foods-Sugar & Milling|
|15.||Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office|
|17.||Suidwes Beleggings Eiendoms Beperk|
|18.||VKB LANDBOU (PTY) LTD|