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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the supply of stock through the supply chain 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252241  Manage the supply of stock through the supply chain 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 work in the buying/planning function of an organisation. They are responsible for ensuring stock ordered reaches the stores within the required time frame.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be capable of:
  • Identifying all the people involved in managing the flow of stock through the supply chain.
  • Managing the flow of stock through the supply chain.
  • Evaluating the performance of suppliers in terms of the flow of their stock though the supply. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the people involved in managing the flow of stock through the supply chain. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The supply chain and the role-players involved in the supply chain is described as it applies to the Wholesale and Retail industry and the organisation in particular. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The role players, and their roles, involved in the management of the flow of stock though the supply chain in the organisation is identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Own role in managing the flow of stock though the supply chain is described as it applies to the individual and an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage the flow of stock through the supply chain. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The critical management and quality assurance points in the flow of stock through the supply chain is identified as it applies to an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The critical management points and quality assurance of the supply chain applicable to own job function is identified as it applies in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The flow and quality of an item of merchandise through the supply chain from start to finish is tracked according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The flow of this item of merchandise though the supply chain is evaluated and recommendation for future improvement is made. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate the performance of suppliers in terms of the flow of their stock through the supply chain. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The standards required of the supplier are determined as they apply to applicable agreements and the flow of stock through the supply chain. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The performance of the supplier in terms of the flow of stock through the supply chain is evaluated and performance shortfalls are identified where applicable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A proposal to correct performance and shortfalls of suppliers and the flow of their stock through the supply chain is compiled as per the requirements of an organisation, if required. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA; which has a MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA, according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The supply chain as it applies to the industry.
  • The supply chain as it applies to the organisation.
  • The role players in the organisation involved in the flow of stock through the supply chain and their roles.
  • Own role in managing the flow of stock through the supply chain.
  • The critical management points for the organisation in the flow of stock through the supply chain.
  • The critical management points of the supply chain applicable to own job function.
  • The standards required of a suppliers in the movement of stock through the supply chain. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems.

    Refer to the following Specific Outcome/s:
  • Evaluate the performance of suppliers in terms of the flow of their stock through the supply chain. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team.

    Refer to the following Specific Outcome/s:
  • Identify the people involved in managing the flow of stock through the supply chain.
  • Evaluate the performance of suppliers in terms of the flow of their stock through the supply chain. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activities.

    Refer to the following Specific Outcome/s:
  • Manage the flow of stock through the supply chain. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.

    Refer to all Specific Outcomes: 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Refer to the following Specific Outcome/s:
  • Evaluate the performance of suppliers in terms of the flow of their stock through the supply chain. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related system.

    Refer to the following Specific Outcome/s:
  • Identify the people involved in managing the flow of stock through the supply chain. 

  • 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  59299   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail: Buying Planning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 


    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. Durban University of Technology 
    2. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    3. IQ Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd 



    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.