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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Install an ATM (Automated Teller Machine) 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114755  Install an ATM (Automated Teller Machine) 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Banking and Micro Finance 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are responsible for installing ATMs for Banks.

Persons credited with this Unit Standard will be able to:
  • Plan for the installation of an ATM
  • Install an ATM into its physical location
  • Install and configure the software required for full functionality. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this Unit Standard are competent in:
  • Communications at NQF Level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Data lines include LAN and WAN lines for networking, and other data transfer lines as specified
  • ATM functionality includes cash, consumables, performing according to specifications and appropriate error reporting 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan for the installation of an ATM. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The proposal for the installation of an ATM in a particular location is verified against the specified criteria for validity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A floor plan for the proposed installation is approved by the authorities specified by the bank. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Access to the ATM by disabled persons is assured through correct installation and siting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The walling and floor strength requirements for an ATM are validated for sufficiency with the specified engineering authorities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The contractual arrangements relating to the installation of an ATM are completed and approved by the approved authority within the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Install the ATM into its physical location. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The area in which the ATM is to be sited is prepared in accordance with bank and legislative safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The physical installation of the ATM is carried out as per bank and legislated safety and security requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The necessary power connections are made in accordance with organisational safety requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Data lines are installed according to specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    All the ATM functions are verified to be working as specified in the operating manual. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Install the ATM software. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Organisation approved operating and systems software is installed according to specified procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The ATM software is linked to the internal software as required by company specifications 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The ATM is configured with bank specific information as identified in company specifications 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The ATM is set up for full functionality as specified by the organisation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Full functionality and security is verified before handover, in accordance with organisational requirements and procedures 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA
    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.

    Therefore anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution, which is accredited by the relevant ETQA. or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Relevant banking policies and procedures.
  • Operating and computer systems knowledge sufficient to install the ATM and the necessary software
  • Operational risk.
  • Relevant safety and security precautions relating to ATMs. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    To work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community whilst planning and installing the ATM and the software. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    To organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when the necessary safety and security precautions are taken as per the bank's procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    To collect, organise and critically evaluate information when assessing the need for and location of the ATM 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    To use science and technology effectively and critically (showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others) when installing and configuring the ATM 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Legal requirements

    All procedures must meet recognised codes of practice as well as obligations required under current legislation within South Africa and within the normal parameters of the defined job/task. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  20185   Further Education and Training Certificate: Banking  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 


    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. Absa Learning & Development 
    2. Bidvest Bank 
    3. Chartall Business College 
    4. Cornerstone Performance Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Felix Risk Training Consultants 
    6. Firstrand Bank - Benmore 
    7. Nedbank Ltd 
    8. The Facilitation Workshop 



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