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|SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY|
|National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics|
|SAQA QUAL ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE|
|58473||National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics|
|SGB Transport and Logistics Operations|
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY||NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK|
|TETA - Transport Education and Training Authority||OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework|
|National Diploma||Field 11 - Services||Transport, Operations and Logistics|
|ABET BAND||MINIMUM CREDITS||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||QUAL CLASS|
|Undefined||242||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 replaces:
|Qual ID||Qualification Title||Pre-2009 NQF Level||NQF Level||Min Credits||Replacement Status|
|14590||National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||240||Complete|
|PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION|
The purpose of this qualification is to ensure the implementation of freight handling and logistics operations to meet and exceed customer needs in compliance with legislative requirements and international codes and practices.
A learner obtaining this qualification will be able to:
The skills, knowledge, values and understanding in this qualification are essential for national competitiveness and will have a positive impact on social and economic transformation and upliftment of the democratic South African society.
Freight Handling Logistics is the movement and supply of goods. It involves the movement of goods and materials through the manufacturing process to the delivery of finished products and their disposal. It also deals with the routing of freight using all transport modes and related activities such as warehousing.
This qualification seeks to establish fundamental knowledge and skills in Freight Handling Logistics and to provide the necessary competencies for people who are new to the field as well as to other people who may be experienced in freight logistics. Learners completing this qualification will be able to work as managers within the Freight Handling Logistics environment.
This qualification will provide learners with access to employment opportunities within the Freight Handling Logistics environment. Learners will be able to take responsibility for the planning, handling, storage and transportation of goods nationally as well as internationally. The benefit for organisations and the community lies in the optimisation of their freight logistical processes. Government is also committed to improving the public service by supporting the transformation of the freight logistics environment.
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|It is assumed that the leaner entering this qualification will be competent in:
Recognition of Prior Learning:
This qualification may be achieved in part or completely through the recognition of prior learning, which includes formal, informal and non-formal learning and work experience. The learner should be thoroughly briefed on the mechanism to be used and support and guidance should be provided. Care should be taken that the mechanism used provides the learner with an opportunity to demonstrate competence and is not so onerous as to prevent learners from taking up the RPL option towards gaining a qualification.
Access to the qualification:
Access to this Qualification is open to all learners with at least an NQF Level 4 Qualification or equivalent.
|RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING?|
|EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES|
|1. Ensure the availability of resources and competitive infrastructure within the freight handling logistics environment.
2. Handle, store, control and review resources within the freight handling logistics environment.
3. Comply with legislative requirements and international codes and practices.
> Health and safety, International Maritime Organisation (IMO), International Air Transport Association (IATA), Road Traffic Act, South African National Standards (SANS), Rail Regulations, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICOA).
4. Analyse and apply the concepts of supply chain within the freight logistics environment.
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
The applied competence (practical, foundational and reflexive competencies) of this qualification will be achieved if a candidate is able to apply the fundamental concepts, practices and principles within the Freight Handling Logistics environment.
The effective use of technology, communication skills, literacy, decision-making and numeracy as well as self-management and life skills must be assessed. Furthermore the world as a set of related systems must be assessed during any combination of practical, foundational and reflexive competencies assessment methods and tools to determine the integration of applied knowledge and skills.
A detailed portfolio of evidence is required to prove the applied competencies of the learner.
Assessors and moderators should develop and conduct their own integrated assessment by making use of a range of formative and summative assessment methods.
Assessors should assess and give credit for the evidence of learning that has already been acquired through formal, informal and non-formal learning and work experience.
|Qualifications from the following countries were sourced for a comparison with the National Diploma in Freight Handling Logistics Level 5 as these countries are leaders in the field of Freight Handling Logistics (best practices):
The following courses or unit standards for the following qualifications are available from the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA):
These qualifications cover the following areas:
NVQ: Supply Chain Management Level 5.
EDEXEL Level 5 NQV in Supply Chain Management:
Course content (compulsory components):
Course content (Optional components):
Build your organisational understanding of markets and clients.
CIPS Level 5 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply:
Legal and procurement processes:
Business organisation and processes in purchasing and supply.
CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply:
Supply chain management in practice.
Finance for purchasers.
CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply:
Supply chain management in practice.
There are similarities with the Diploma in Freight Handling Logistics in the courses listed below although the focus is inclined to Export related issues.
Introductory course - This course deals with the following:
International logistics and documentation - This course deals with the following:
International sales, marketing and marketing research - This course deals with the following:
International trade finance - This course deals with the following:
International trade management - This course deals with the following:
The following modules are in the Masters in Business Administration at Lancaster University:
United States of America:
There are numerous short courses in the United States of America. The courses are intended for newcomers in the Freight Handling Logistics environment, supply chain environment as well as experienced professionals who would like to expand their knowledge, and executives from other corporate areas who would have been placed in positions where they manage freight logistics activities.
A course comparable to Freight Handling Logistics is the Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (former Council of Logistics Management).
The following forms part of the course content:
The following qualifications are registered with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority:
No content is available for these qualifications to complete the comparison.
The following unit standards were found in the New Zealand Qualifications Authority:
|This qualification has horizontal articulation possibilities with the following qualifications:
This qualification has vertical articulation possibilities with the following qualifications:
|CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS|
|As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2012; 2015.|
|This qualification replaces qualification 14590, "National Diploma: Freight Handling Logistics", Level 5, 240 credits.|
|ID||UNIT STANDARD TITLE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||CREDITS|
|Core||242668||Demonstrate knowledge and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management in terms of the Act||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Core||8019||Schedule transport||Level 4||NQF Level 04||18|
|Core||115395||Apply and explain the generic business process and value chain model||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||12|
|Core||15137||Apply contract documentation||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||10|
|Core||15236||Apply financial analysis||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||244025||Apply fundamental concepts and principles of supply chain management||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||20|
|Core||15231||Create and use a range of resources to effectively manage teams, sections, departments or divisions||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||123190||Design and implement a risk management control system||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||6|
|Core||244027||Develop a logistics plan||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||16|
|Core||15219||Develop and implement a strategy and action plans for a team, department or division||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||15238||Devise and apply strategies to establish and maintain relationships||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||3|
|Core||114050||Explain the principles of business and the role of information technology||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||15233||Harness diversity and build on strengths of a diverse working environment||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||3|
|Core||15215||Identify and interpret Best Practice guidelines, and plan for and implement Best Practice within the team, department or division||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||15225||Identify and interpret related legislation and its impact on the team, department or division and ensure compliance||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||15226||Implement systems to meet the flow of information in a team, department or division||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||3|
|Core||11286||Institute disciplinary action||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Core||244032||Manage freight care||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||16|
|Core||244030||Manage freight location and control||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||20|
|Core||119857||Plan and implement Quality Management Systems in corporate and project context||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Core||244026||Plan, select and implement resources in a freight handling environment||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||12|
|Core||15220||Set, monitor and measure the achievement of goals and objectives for a team, department or division within an organisation||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Core||118023||Demonstrate an understanding of the international trade environment||Level 6||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6||12|
|Fundamental||10622||Conduct communication within a business environment||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Fundamental||12891||Apply concepts and principles of business ethics in the professional environment||Level 6||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6||5|
|Elective||242816||Conduct a structured meeting||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Elective||11215||Establish, Register, and Operate Customs and Excise storage warehouses||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||11218||Establish, Register, and Operate Rebate Stores||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Elective||114878||Identify and measure the factors that influence productivity||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Elective||117638||Understand the basics of Ships Design and Cargo operations||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Elective||117632||Work with container control administration.||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Elective||11265||Assess insurance risks and formulate risk management policies and procedures for international trading companies||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||11|
|Elective||15224||Empower team members through recognising strengths, encouraging participation in decision making and delegating tasks||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||4|
|Elective||117650||Know and understand the basics of maritime liner trades||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||12|
|Elective||244031||Manage dangerous goods logistics||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||12|
|Elective||244028||Manage temperature controlled stock||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Elective||15235||Prepare and conduct staff selection interviews||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||3|
|Elective||10148||Supervise a project team of a business project to deliver project objectives||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||14|
|LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION:|
|When qualifications are replaced, some (but not all) of their learning programmes are moved to the replacement qualifications. If a learning programme appears to be missing from here, please check the replaced 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.||Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd|
|3.||SA Maritime School and Transport College|