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

Apply Surface Carrier Procedures to imports and exports 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11230  Apply Surface Carrier Procedures to imports and exports 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Mngt 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Procurement 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  15 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-09-13  2007-11-28  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-11-28   2011-11-28  

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
252424  Outline the structure of the surface freight forwarding environment  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are required to prepare Customs entries at all Schedule 1 levels.

Individuals who are credited with this Unit Standard will be able to use information contained in source documents to calculate an accurate Value for Customs Purposes, as defined in the Customs Act. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
NQF 4 for Mathematics, General Science
FOR3 Interpret and apply information contained in INCOTERMS
Keyboard skills meeting organisational/industry requirements 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Learners are expected to perform the specific outcomes, as expressed in this Unit Standard, within a highly regulated and structured work environment. Learners are able to select and implement the most effective solution/s to familiar problems, guided by clearly defined industry and legislative practices.

The specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard are performed in a structured work context with supervision that allows for learners to engage in self-directed activities. Learners are expected to have access to the relevant regulations and legislative rules, guidelines etc...Due to the highly regulated and prescriptive nature of the industry, learners chose responses and solutions to problems from a range of familiar options.

The meeting of time deadlines is critical in the demonstration of outcomes in accordance with assessment criteria, and all assessment criteria must be performed at the required standard, within the time parameter specified. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
The learner must demonstrate the ability to consider a range of options. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
The learner must demonstrate the ability to consider a range of options, make decisions about and evidence performance around each of the specific outcomes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Identify the currency(ies) and apply the correct rate(s) of exchange for the transaction for which a Value for Customs is required. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Calculate an accurate Value for Customs Purposes as defined in the Customs Act. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Calculate and convert singular and factorised multi-lined customs values to S.A. Rand. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.
3. Moderation of assessment will be done by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE:

The learners can understand, explain and apply:

1. Importer/ exporter source documentation:
2. Importer`s indent/ purchase order
3. Importer`s Clearing Instructions
4. Transport documents
5. Commercial invoices
6. Packing lists
7. Certificates of origin
8. The concepts of mass, area and volume as they apply to Customs Valuation
9. The relevant sections of the Customs Act and Rules relating to Customs Valuation and currency conversion,
10. The principles of factorisation,
11. International currency symbols and abbreviations
12. Customs Guide to Valuation
13. The current version of INCOTERMS as the cost appropriations apply to Customs Valuation. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
1. Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions, using critical thinking, have been made,eg,
! Identify and analyse Customs Valuation problems to synthesise practical solutions within a freight forwarding, clearing and SARS operation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
2. Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community,eg,
Appreciate that:
* since the Forwarding Industry is practised in an international environment at the micro, meso and macro levels it operates in systems which are reliant on others and which address the processing of data,
* the processing systems approach as well as the productivity orientation of Forwarding companies demands high levels of teamwork and the understanding, reaction and maintenance of team coherence and co- operation,
* the level of competency is largely dependent on the individual`s ability and capacity to operate effectively with peers, supervisors, internal and external customers 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
3. Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively
! Prioritise and blend daily activities in such a way as to enable the working process to run effectively and efficiently. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
4. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information,eg,
! Correctly apply the principles and procedures used in Customs Valuation in Forwarding, Clearing and in SARS.
! Collect, organise and analyse information received to arrive at rational decisions with regard to Customs Valuation in order to enhance the professionalism of service to customers. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
5. Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical, and/or language skills in the modes of written and/or oral presentation,eg,
! Identify from written material and verbal interaction the specific requirements and needs of the existing and potential clients, communicate the outcome of each selection decision to the affected parties by written and oral persuasion. 

UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

A composite statement of outcomes which expresses applied competence in the particular component of practice

Outcomes will be judged by whether the learner can:

1. Select and apply the relevant sections and procedures contained in
! the Customs Act and Rules
! Customs Guide to Valuation
Range: to determine which elements of cost should be included in, or excluded from, a Value for Customs Purposes
2. Apply the legal principles governing Customs Valuation to currency conversion.
3. Correctly apply the appropriations of cost contained in the INCOTERMS in determining a Value for Customs Purposes.
4. Apply the correct rate (s) of exchange for currency conversion in calculating Values for Duty purposes.
5. Calculate singular and factorised, multi-lined customs Values for Duty purposes.
6. Complete the required documentation accurately and within specified time frames, manually and/or on computer. 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 252424, which is "Outline the structure of the surface freight forwarding environment", Level 3, 4 credits. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  22440   National Certificate: Customs Clearing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was TETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  22442   National Certificate: Freight Forwarding  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  TETA 
Elective  96401   National Certificate: Export Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


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. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
2. Intercape Mainliner 
3. Y2K College 



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