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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Take stock of commodities in bulk 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116048  Take stock of commodities in bulk 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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:

Determining , without supervision, stock levels of commodities stored in bulk. 

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 2.

Attended a course on Introduction to Feed manufacturing industry.

An understanding of general safety in the work place at NQF level 2.

Basic communications skills at NQF level 2. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The scope of this unit standard deals with the methods of measuring bulk stock levels in bins, calculating and interpreting measurements and determining stock quantity.

The specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard are performed without direct supervision, but with access to work site procedures and operating instructions. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Prepare to measure bulk stock levels. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Preparing the documents and work area according to work site and safety procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Determining a sequence of operation according to work site procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Selecting appropriate tools and equipment according to work site and statutory procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Measure stock levels. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Using appropriate equipment according to work site and statutory procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Measuring and recording bulk stock levels according to work site and statutory procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Determine stock levels. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Interpreting measurements to determine quantity according to work site procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Using measurements obtained to calculate stock levels. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Complete the process. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Storing tools and equipment according to work site and statutory procedures 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Restoring work area according to work site procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
Reporting measurements 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 
Basic knowledge of the safe handling of tools and equipment related to measuring commodities in bulk.

Basic knowledge of maintaining relevant tools and equipment.

Knowledge of different measuring techniques to determine bulk stock levels.

Sound knowledge of factors influencing accurate measurements. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems when clarifying deviations in measurements. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others when measuring levels of stock in bulk. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself when selecting and utilising tools and measuring instruments. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when interpreting recorded results for calculation of stock levels. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate with others when verifying measurements. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology when performing calculations. 

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 / customer 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.
 
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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.