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

Prepare for freight storage 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110076  Prepare for freight storage 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2007-01-23  2008-02-06  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-02-06   2012-02-06  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
252264  Prepare freight for storage  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard provides a broad introduction to the preparation of freight for storage within all modes of transportation. A learner accredited with this unit standard will be able to identify, determine, assess, record and store freight. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • ABET 3 numeracy.
  • Engage in a Range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes (6 credits): NQF 1
  • Read and respond to a range of text types (6 credits): NQF 1
  • Write for a variety of different purposes (6 credits): NQF 1
  • Utilise layouts, signs and signal communications in the transport industry effectively (4 credits): NQF 1
  • Demonstrate an understanding of occupational health, safety and personal hygiene practices within the transport industry (4 credits): NQF 2 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of this Unit Standard is for any person working in the transport environment where knowledge and application of preparing freight for storage procedures is a necessity.

    The context of this Unit Standard refers to aspects, practices and procedures involving the preparation of freight for transportation safely and economically.


    The level assigned to this Unit Standard is appropriate because a narrow range of knowledge and cognitive skills is applied. The application of this Unit Standard is to qualify the person for entry into a career based certification. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Unpack items. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Container sealing as well as sealing of wrapped items are checked for irregularities before unpacking. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Identified irregularities (i.e. damage) are immediately reported to the appropriate person. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The client`s special unpacking requirements and checking are identified and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Items are unpacked in the area designated by the client/suitable area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Appropriate care is taken to avoid damage to items when unwrapping. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. A final delivery check is undertaken by checking items and codes (if applicable) against the inventory. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Select/pick and sort goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Goods are selected/picked and sorted in accordance with pick specifications within agreed timeframe. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Distance traveled between select/pick and sort locations is minimised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The quality of goods are maintained during the selection/picking process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Selected/picked goods are accurately recorded in accordance with requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Determine the appropriate method of storage with regard to the type of product. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Determine the appropriate method of storage with regard to the type of product (weight, nature ,value and size). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The process of storing goods is explained with reference to requirements of relevant legislation (e.g. OHS Act). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The process of stacking goods is explained with reference to safety and protection of the commodity, in line with accepted industry norms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The appropriate method of storage is identified with regard to the type of product, weight, value and size. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Solid, liquid, gas, soft, rigid, heavy, high/low value, dangerous, perishable, edible, vulnerable, items of difficult shape, bond storage.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the Transport SETA and/or relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA at its discretion.
  • Moderation should encompass achievement of competence described in both individual unit standards as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification.

    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by TETA and/or a relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learners` can understand and explain :
  • Relevant legislation (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act, IMO codes, SABS codes) facilities and company policies that pertain to packing/stockpiling, handling, marking/labeling and securing of freight.
  • Compatibility of product type/categories and the type of decisions required concerning separation of non - compatible products.
  • Appropriate handling equipment, safety equipment and personal protective equipment in relation to the safe handling and securing of freight.
  • Methods of identifying freight or bulk.
  • Special storage and handling conditions required based on storage and handling characteristics of freight (e.g. inherent vice). 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems (in order to identify and report irregularities with sealing and defects). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage his/her activities responsibly and effectively (in order to categorise and organize items, compile an inventory and adhere to time frames). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information (in order to identify the appropriate packing materials, tools and equipment). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively (to determine client packing requirements, do labelling and record defects on the inventory and report problems). 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    Conducting assessments
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA and be familiar with the full text and subject matter content of the Unit Standard being assessed.
  • The assessor must ensure that the assessment covers the specific outcomes, critical cross-field outcomes and essential embedded knowledge. 

  • UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252264, which is "Prepare freight for storage", Level 1, 2 credits.

    Definition:
    Container - any object used (for example plastic, wood, steel, cardboard and tin) into which goods can be placed.


    Methods and tools of assessment:

    The following methods of assessment have been identified as the preferred measurement and assessment of learner competence in the above-mentioned Performance Assessment Criteria

    1. Written tests/ case studies/ projects
    2. Oral assessment methods (e.g. presentation)
    3. In - situ (on the job) observations
    4. Role Play

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment (For example, the written method could be used to assess knowledge or on-job demonstration for practical competence). The assessment must integrate a number of different methods (no less than three of those detailed above) in order to give the assessor reliable and valid proof of competence and evidence of required attitudes

    The following tools may be used to supplement the above minimum assessment methods:

    Valid, reliable and authentic evidence (presented as a portfolio of evidence) from past achievements and experience may serve to supplement the assessment of applied competence. The portfolio should include inter alia:

    1. Written statements from persons (e.g. current and/or previous employer, colleague, peer, manager, external customers) confirming competence of the learner
    2. Relevant certificates or awards
    3. Previous assessment records
    4. Journals/logbook 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  35953   General Education and Training Certificate: Transport  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-02-06  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  58781   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
    2. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
    3. College of Production Technology 
    4. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    5. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    6. HV Consultants (Pty) Ltd (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
    7. Ikaheng HR Services Pty Ltd 
    8. Institute for Telling Development T/A ITD Training (MENLYN PARK) (TP) 
    9. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
    10. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
    11. Learncorp 
    12. MacSteel Services Centres SA (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    13. Makwedeng Training 
    14. Mercedes Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd (EAST LONDON) (TP) 
    15. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    16. OPTIMUM LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    17. Organisational Development International (TP) 
    18. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    19. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    20. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    21. Production Management Institute 
    22. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    23. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    24. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    25. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    26. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    27. Rema Tip Top SA (Pty) Ltd (BENONI) (TP) 
    28. Sabela Learning Academy 
    29. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    30. Skills For Life 
    31. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    32. THE NEW RECLAMATION GROUP (PTY) LTD (Prospecton) (TP) 
    33. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
    35. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 



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