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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Control raw material and final product stock 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116044  Control raw material and final product stock 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Secondary Agriculture: Processing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Secondary Agriculture 
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 
A learner who has achieved this unit standard will be competent in:

Controlling and recording raw material and final product stock levels, without supervision, in order to ensure sound client service and to minimize losses 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
To enter a learning programme for this unit standard or to be assessed against this unit standard, the learner is assumed to have :

Literacy, numeracy and communication skills at or equivalent to NQF level 4.

Attended the course on Introduction to Animal Feed manufacturing.

An understanding of supplier and customer relationships at NQF level 2.

Basic principles of handling and storing of hazardous substances as stipulated in the Hazardous Substances Act 15 of 1973

Basic knowledge and principles of loss control.

Basic computer skills at a level to be able to input and extract data to and from the relevant computer system

An understanding of general safety in the work place at NQF level 1 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The learner is expected to perform the specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard without direct supervision, but with access to work-site procedures and operating instructions. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Prepare for controlling of stock. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Preparing the workarea according to stock controlling procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Identifying and selecting appropriate stock control areas 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Identifying and applying prescribed safety rules and regulations. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Apply stock control measures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Determining frequency of stock control measures for various commodities according to worksite procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Applying stock control measures according to worksite procedures and statutory requirements 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Analysing and interpreting stock level deviations according to work-site procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
Redetermining stock levels according to worksite procedures when applicable 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
Determining frequency and method of stock rotations according to work-site procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
Applying stock rotation methods according to work-site procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Complete the process of adjusting stock levels. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Clarifying stock deviations according to work-site procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Adjusting stock levels according to work-site procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Identifying inappropriate stock for removal according to work-site procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
Reporting deviations according to work-site procedures. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to an assessor accredited by SETASA.

Any training provider offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be registered and accredited by SETASA.

Moderation of assessment will be done by SETASA in its ETQA capacity at its discretion. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Quality control principles.

Loss control principles.

Stock control principles.

Techniques of stock control.

Mass determination principles. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in the process of identifying frequency of stock rotations and deviations. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others in the process of controling stock levels. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself by identifying and selecting commodities to be controlled. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information during the stock control process. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate with others during the process of recording and reporting deviations in stock levels. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology by extracting information from computer systems to adjust stock levels. 

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 
Values
All learners should demonstrate :

An application of company ethics, values as well as general safety and customer care principles.

An awareness of expectations and obligations of basic worker / management relationships. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  48893   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dry Pet Food Advanced Processing Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


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 



All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.