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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Receive and dispatch assets into or from a vault storage facility 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242832  Receive and dispatch assets into or from a vault storage facility 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Security 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
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 will be able to manage assets by receiving and dispatching it into and from a bulk storage facility. This unit standard will enable persons to understand the concept of bulk storage and will also enable them to understand the specific areas of concerns around bulk storage facilities in terms of safekeeping, and risk of loss of assets.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Describing duties in a vault storage facility.
  • Receive and dispatch assets according to standing operating procedures in a given situation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe duties in a vault storage facility. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Equipment used in a bulk storage facility is described according to its uses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Security equipment required for safe keeping of assets is described according to when and how it is used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Occupational Health and Safety principles which relate to a bulk storage facility, is described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of not treating security information confidentially are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Receive and dispatch assets according to standing operating procedures in a given situation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Given situation refers to a real or simulated situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Manners in which to received and dispatch assets are matched according to their priority and classification. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Security measures pertaining to the receiving and dispatching of assets are described according to organisational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Security measures may include but not limited to: access control to/from workstation, access control to/from loading bay, CCTV cameras available and un-obstructed, crewmember identified and authenticated.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Assets are dispatched for daily assets in transit operations and received according to organisational procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Assets may include but not limited to: cash, precious stones, traveller's cheques, money vouchers, bullion, jewellery or related items that have a high intrinsic value.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Assets and documentation are reconciled to verify accuracy and correctness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Discrepancies are identified to inform decision-making. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Documentation is checked to ensure that assets received and dispatched during a shift are accounted for handing over purposes. 


    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, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Personal presentation requirements.
  • Personal protective equipment to be used in a storage facility.
  • Organisational systems and policies for receiving and dispatching assets.
  • Daily assets in transits schedules.
  • Current Occupational Health and Safety regulations for working in a storage facility. 

  • 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 to shortages, damaged containers and break in security measures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a bulk storage facility team member to ensure all assets are kept safe and secure at all times. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and direct one's activities to ensure effective safeguarding of assets during receiving and dispatching. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information related to bulk storage facility and communicate such information timeously and confidentially to appropriate stakeholders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when dealing with incidents, discrepancies and in the completion and forwarding of documentation used. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in which continued observations are done to prevent losses. 

    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  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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. Fidelity Security Services 
    2. PROTEA COIN GROUP (ASSETS IN TRANSIT AND ARMED REACTION) 
    3. SIT INVESTMENT HOLDINGS 



    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.