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|SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY
|REGISTERED QUALIFICATION THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE:
|Occupational Certificate: Transport Clerk
|SAQA QUAL ID
|Occupational Certificate: Transport Clerk
|Development Quality Partner-TETA
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
|QCTO - Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
|OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework
|Field 11 - Services
|Transport, Operations and Logistics
|PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL
|NQF Level 04
|SAQA DECISION NUMBER
|REGISTRATION START DATE
|REGISTRATION END DATE
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered"
|LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT
|LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
|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 qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification.
|PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Transport Clerk. A Transport Clerk compiles and keeps records of operational aspects and coordinates the timing of passenger services in accordance to a schedule, contract and/or private hire, and prepares reports for management.
A qualified learner will be able to:
South Africa, as is the case with all industrialised and developing countries, has a need of a skilled workforce that is able to provide the products and services required by its citizens. South Africa has to compete internationally with other countries in marketing its products and services. What matters in the global economy are high quality products and services, which in turn require high levels of skill and productivity in the country offering them. The particular skills shortages related to the South African economy and its intended growth rate have been identified and the Training Providers is seen as an ideal vehicle to address those shortages. This should result in South Africa having the kind of employees who are able to supply products and services that match those offered by other countries.
Transport operations deal with the movement and supply of freight (goods and livestock) and passengers from origin to destination in terms of stakeholder requirements. It involves the movement of any and all goods and materials from raw material stages, through the manufacturing process, to the delivery of finished products and their disposal. It also deals with the routing and/or scheduling of freight and passengers, using all transport modes and related activities. (Related activities include warehousing).
This qualification establishes the essential knowledge and skills required for the competence to facilitate Transport Operations, and specify the assessment requirements for recognition at this level. Learners completing this qualification will be able to facilitate operations within the transport environment, within a framework of company specific policies, processes and procedures.
This qualification will provide learners with access to employment opportunities within the Transport Operations environment. Learners will be able to take responsibility for the facilitating the transportation of goods nationally as well as internationally. The benefit for organisations and the community lies in the continuous improvement of transport service levels. Government is also committed to improving the public service by supporting the transformation of transport operations.
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
|Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
RPL for access to the external integrated summative assessment:
Accredited providers and approved workplaces must apply the internal assessment criteria specified in the related curriculum document to establish and confirm prior learning. Accredited providers and workplaces must confirm prior learning by issuing a statement of result or certifying a work experience record.
RPL for access to the qualification:
Accredited providers and approved workplaces may recognise prior learning against the relevant access requirements.
|RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING?
|This qualification is made up of the following compulsory Knowledge and Practical Skill Modules:
Total: 30 Credits.
Practical Skill Modules:
Total: 45 Credits.
This qualification also requires the following Work Experience Modules:
Total: 46 Credits.
|EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES
|1. The ability to plan and prepare transport schedule.
2. The ability to allocate and dispatch drivers to shifts.
3. The ability to prepare reports for management.
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
|Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 1:
Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 2:
Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 3:
Integrated Formative Assessment:
The skills development provider will use the curriculum to guide them on the stipulated internal assessment criteria and weighting. They will also apply the scope of practical skills and applied knowledge as stipulated by the internal assessment criteria. This formative assessment leads to entrance into the integrated external summative assessment.
Integrated Summative Assessment:
An external integrated summative assessment, conducted through the relevant QCTO Assessment Quality partner is required for the issuing of this qualification. The external integrated summative assessment will focus on the Exit Level Outcomes and Associated Assessment Criteria.
|The international comparability study conducted specifically focused on identifying occupational standards or qualifications used in other countries that might contain indicators of best practice that could be used for comparison to or in the development of the transport clerk (transport coordinator) qualification at NQF Level 4 to be submitted for registration on the South African NQF.
The following possible best practice exemplars were identified:
The data collection process included the following:
The majority of our consultation processes included in depth industry consultation with individuals in constant contact with international academic and trade bodies assisting us with the content and applications.
The identification of tasks and job profiles is based upon a sound methodology and extensive consultation with practitioners, resulting in valid and credible outputs that informed the development of the qualifications and unit standards. Useful comparisons may be drawn between the environmental trends identified in the best practice countries and those affecting the competencies covered in these qualifications and unit standards.
|This qualification may articulate to other qualifications in the area of Transport, Operations and Logistics.
|CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS
|As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2015.
|Qualifying for External Assessment:
In order to qualify for an external assessment, learners must provide proof of completion of all required modules by means of statements of results and work experience including Foundational Learning Competence or equivalent.
Additional legal or Physical Environment:
Criteria for the Accreditation of Providers:
Accreditation of providers to provide this qualification will be done against the criteria as reflected in the relevant curriculum on the QCTO website.
The curriculum title and code is Transport Clerk: 432301000.
Trades Covered by this Qualification:
This qualification covers the following trades as recorded on the NLRD:
|LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION:
|PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION:
|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.