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|SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY|
|National Certificate: Grain Handling Processes|
|SAQA QUAL ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE|
|23154||National Certificate: Grain Handling Processes|
|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||126||Level 3||NQF Level 03||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 3 on the national Qualifications Framework. It provides learners with the opportunity to access learning in broad Grain handling processes and practices which includes opportunities for learners to grow in the specific field.
Learners will be able to combine fundamental, core and elective unit standards in order to obtain competence linked to best practice. Learners will, once qualified and assessed as competent, be able to demonstrate competence in determining produce grade for maize, wheat, sunflower-seed, sorghum, control stock, combat contamination in grain, providing customer service, inspect stored grain and complete sales transactions. Learners will also demonstrate an understanding of the Grain handling industry.
|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 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?|
|Fundamental: 61 credits
Core: 53 credits
Elective: A minimum of 12 credits. Learners have to do 2 elective Unit Standards of which one MUST BE a Unit Standard on determining produce grade.
Credit total: Minimum of 126 credits
|EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES|
|The learner will have demonstrated an ability to make decisions and consider a range of options after completion of the following unit standards in three specified areas:
v Care for electronic equipment and measuring instruments
v Literacy and communication at NQF level 4
v Numeracy at NQF level 4
v Use data entry skills to input computer data
v Determine produce grade - wheat
v Determine produce grade - maize
v Determine produce grade - sunflower-seed
v Determine produce grade - sorghum
v Combat contamination in grain
v Complete sales transactions
v Provide customer service
v Provide effective administrative support
v Handling cash
v Contribute to planning, allocation and supervision of work
v Determine produce grade - soya
v Determine produce grade - popcorn
v Determine produce grade - groundnuts
v Determine produce grade - dry beans
v Receive, store and handle hazardous materials
A learner must select at least two elective unit standards of which one MUST BE an unit standard on determining produce grade.
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
Learners will produce evidence of the following:
v 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 capturing data.
v Demonstrations of a range of actions to determine produce grade for wheat, maize, sorghum, soya sunflower-seed, popcorn, groundnuts and dry-beans.
v Demonstrations of a range of administrative transactions, receiving, checking, handling cash and credit transactions and applying general safety in the workplace.
v Use a range of computer hardware to input data on the computer system, produce basic reports and determine stock levels.
|This qualification is comparable to the 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.|
|ID||UNIT STANDARD TITLE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||CREDITS|
|Core||8144||Complete sales transactions||Level 2||NQF Level 02||6|
|Core||8158||Determine produce grade: Maize||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Core||8160||Determine produce grade: Sorghum||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Core||8159||Determine produce grade: Sunflower seed||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Core||8157||Determine produce grade: Wheat||Level 3||NQF Level 03||10|
|Core||8168||Combat contamination in grain||Level 4||NQF Level 04||11|
|Core||7789||Provide Customer Service||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Fundamental||8187||Care for electronic equipment and measuring instruments||Level 2||NQF Level 02||4|
|Fundamental||9302||Access information in order to respond to client enquiries in a financial services environment||Level 3||NQF Level 03||2|
|Fundamental||8968||Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||8971||Analyse and respond to a variety of literary texts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||9303||Communicate verbally with clients in a financial environment||Level 3||NQF Level 03||3|
|Fundamental||9010||Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations||Level 3||NQF Level 03||2|
|Fundamental||9532||Demonstrate basic knowledge of computers||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Fundamental||9013||Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||4|
|Fundamental||8972||Interpret a variety of literary texts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||8969||Interpret and use information from texts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||9012||Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||8973||Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||7456||Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||8970||Write texts for a range of communicative contexts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Elective||8275||Handling cash||Level 2||NQF Level 02||12|
|Elective||8189||Determine produce grade: Dry beans||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Elective||8183||Determine produce grade: Groundnuts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||10|
|Elective||8181||Determine produce grade: Popcorn||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Elective||8161||Determine produce grade: Soya||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Elective||9914||Handle and care for materials||Level 3||NQF Level 03||12|
|Elective||10150||Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work is conducted in accordance with the project quality plan||Level 3||NQF Level 03||6|
|Elective||14962||Select, set out and maintain materials, tools and equipment||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Elective||12659||Work with and look after materials in the production process||Level 3||NQF Level 03||12|
|Elective||13195||Lead workgroup activities relating to material preparation processes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Elective||10136||Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||10135||Work as a project team member||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|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.||Afgri Operations (Pty) Ltd|
|2.||Amphi SA Pty Ltd|
|3.||College of Vocational Studies (Pty) Ltd|
|5.||Grain Hills Agri (PTY) LTD|
|8.||Oos Vrystaat Kaap Bedryf Beperk|
|9.||Potchefstroom College of Agriculture|
|10.||Signa Academy (Pty) Ltd|
|11.||Suidwes Beleggings Eiendoms Beperk|
|12.||Twoline Training Skills For Africa Pty Ltd|
|13.||VKB LANDBOU (PTY) LTD|