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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage security in a hiring business 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115864  Manage security in a hiring business 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hiring Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
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 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to identify high risk areas and implement measures to ensure security of the store, stock and cash points. Learners are also able to follow up on bad debt to recover funds

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Implementing strategies to ensure stock security
  • Implementing strategies to ensure store security
  • Implementing strategies to ensure cash security
  • Following up on bad debt 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in numeracy and literacy at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Follow up systems could include but are not limited to: telephone calls, letter, personal visits, e-mails, etc.
  • Findings and arrangements could include but are not limited to: promises to pay, post dated cheques, etc. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Implement strategies to ensure stock security. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock security is analysed and shortfalls are identified and listed based on actual requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategy developed is in line with safety standards and endeavours to minimise the risk to stock loss or shrinkages. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The strategy is implemented and monitored according to standards and objectives of the strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Stock loss is analysed after implementation to ensure success and corrective action implemented according to standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implement strategies to ensure store security. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Store security is analysed and shortfalls are identified and listed based on actual requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategy developed is in line with safety standards and endeavours to minimise the risk to the store and its employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The strategy is implemented and monitored according to standards and objectives of the strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Activities are analysed after implementation to ensure success and corrective action implemented according to standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implement strategies to ensure cash security. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Cash point security is analysed and shortfalls are identified and listed based on actual requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The strategy developed is in line with safety standards and endeavours to minimise the risk to cash loss. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The strategy is implemented and monitored according to standards and objectives of the strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Cash loss is analysed after implementation to ensure success and corrective action implemented according to standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Follow up on bad debt. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Bad debt list is obtained and analysed from authorised personel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Action plan is developed to address bad debt list which covers who will be contacted, when and how, in line with credit control policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Bad debt is followed up using company system and following credit control policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Findings and arrangements are recorded and reported in the required format and timeframe. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA
  • 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
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An understanding safety and security practices
  • An understanding of risk analysis techniques
  • A knowledge of legislative regulations regarding security
  • A knowledge of debt recovery policies and procedures and legislative requirements 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related implementing security measures in the store. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of the strategies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when planning and implementing the strategies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information when conducting risk analysis in the different areas. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when implementing security strategies with all staff. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to develop implementation plan and strategies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities. 

    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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48889   Further Education and Training Certificate: Hiring Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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