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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Managing integrated data in Retail/Wholesale practices 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7628  Managing integrated data in Retail/Wholesale practices 
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  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2003-12-03  2006-12-03  SAQA 1351/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-12-03   2010-12-03  

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 a fundamental standard towards the qualification National Diploma in Retail / Wholesale management at NQF 5. It provides the fundamental competence to manage integrated data in preparation for the core and elective standards at this level. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Mathematics at NQF Level 4. 

UNIT STANDARD OUTCOME HEADER 
The demonstrated ability to make decisions and con 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
The demonstrated ability to make decisions and consider options when: 
OUTCOME NOTES 
The demonstrated ability to make decisions and consider options when:?

Establishing information needs of the business and identifying sources responsible for processing and generating information specific to requirements?

Applying techniques for interfacing with appropriate information systems to facilitate comprehensive and expedient retrieval of information?

Applying techniques for consolidating, analysing, auditing and querying information utilising appropriate software applications and tools?

Applying techniques for manipulating integrated data into graphical formats to facilitate data comparison and interpretation of statistical information?

Developing and implementing procedures and controls for verifying the accuracy and authorising the release of integrated data for distribution to departments/branches in business practices?

Applying techniques for using the Internet as an additional information source for adding value to the information requirements of the business 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The ability to produce the following evidence: 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
  • Describe the information needs of own business area and the sources from which this information can be obtained?

    Demonstrate techniques for interfacing with appropriate systems and retrieving required information?

    Describe how the Internet is used as an additional source of information in Retail/Wholesale practices?

    Demonstrate techniques for consolidating, analysing, auditing and querying information utilising appropriate
    software applications and tools?

    Demonstrate techniques for manipulating integrated data into graphical formats ?

    Produce evidence of the procedures and controls that have been implemented to ensure consolidated
    information has been verified for accuracy and authorised for distribution 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The Retail/Wholesale SETA in its ETQA role will accredit providers against this unit standard 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:?

    Information requirements of business and sources of information
    ?
    Techniques for interfacing with information systems installed in business environments?

    Techniques for consolidating, analysing, auditing and querying information using software applications and tools

  • Techniques for manipulating integrated data into graphical formats using software applications and tools?

    Organisational procedures for policy development and implementation?

    Techniques for accessing and browsing the Internet 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems when managing integrated data so that appropriate actions can be initiated to source additional information if required 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where procedures and controls for consolidating and verifying data are vital to ensuring that information obtained from various sources is effectively co-ordinated within stipulated deadlines 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The ability to:?
    Collect, organise, analyse and critically evaluate integrated data so that a comprehensive an accurate analysis can be made of all information impacting on the business 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively when consolidating information so that all parties responsible for submitting information are aware of information requirements and deadline dates 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively to consolidate and audit integrated data, using available tools and applications to manipulate data into graphical formats to facilitate data interpretation 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    The ability to produce the following evidence:?

    Describe the information needs of own business area and the sources from which this information can be obtained?

    Demonstrate techniques for interfacing with appropriate systems and retrieving required information?

    Describe how the Internet is used as an additional source of information in Retail/Wholesale practices?


    Demonstrate techniques for consolidating, analysing, auditing and querying information utilising appropriate software applications and tools?

    Demonstrate techniques for manipulating integrated data into graphical formats ?

    Produce evidence of the procedures and controls that have been implemented to ensure consolidated information has been verified for accuracy and authorised for distribution 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Fundamental  13720   National Diploma: Retail and Wholesale, Product and Service Management Technology  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  48967   National Certificate: Business Advising Operations  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  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.
     
    1. Foschini Retail Group Pty Ltd 



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