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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Ensure compliance with routing and scheduling 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113844  Ensure compliance with routing and scheduling 
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 3  NQF Level 03  14 
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 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a transport management environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding, interpreting and executing routes and schedules received
  • Conducting routing and scheduling activity
  • Analysing and interpreting route data
  • Evaluating circumstances and taking applicable action in the routing and scheduling function
  • Knowing when and how to report incidences to superior officers 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against numeracy, literacy and communication skills at NQF Level 2 or the basic transport operations and applicable prescriptive labour and road transport legislation as well as the relevant knowledge from contract / tender / permissions. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • As required - and within the parameters of the standard operating procedures per company
  • When required by the supervisor / company
  • Within parameters set by relevant legislation / permit / contract
  • According to administrative procedures
  • In line with standard operating company procedures
  • Within the parameters of applicable labour and road transport legislation
  • Within the parameters of company tender / contract or permission etc. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse and interpret route data. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Route data is collected, read, explained and correctly interpreted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Route analysis and passenger / goods flow analysis is monitored regularly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Deductions from route data are made. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Problems or irregularities in the data are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Applicable decisions on account of the contents of the data are made. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Document findings are documented accurately. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct routing and scheduling activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Routing information from superior officer is received, interpreted and executed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Instructions from superior are followed in routing and scheduling activity diligently. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Vehicles per route are sensibly allocated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Duty rosters are compiled. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Transportation and distribution requirements, as relayed by the supervisor, are met. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Resources are optimally utilised. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate and take applicable action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Situations are critically evaluated and possible problems or deviations proactively identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Discretion is used in the solving of possible problems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Integral problems are identified and appropriate action taken. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Report incidences to relevant superior officers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Problems are identified timeously. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Proactive action is taken when possible. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Problems are critically evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate individuals are approached in the prescribed manner, to solve problems. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Applicable underlying academic material regarding routing and scheduling
  • Applicable Labour Legislation
  • Applicable Road Traffic and Road Transport Legislation
  • Working knowledge of relevant technologies available
  • Working knowledge of vehicle and infrastructure capacity
  • Relevant company standard operating procedures 

  • 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 which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made to evaluate circumstances surrounding the routing and scheduling function in any transport activity of an organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team and organisation to conduct, communicate and respond to activities during the equipment start up conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively, while preparing for equipment start up conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate the different circumstances in the routing and scheduling activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion, with regards to reporting and recording of information and abnormal conditions during equipment start up conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the critical analysis of routes and schedules as well as the ability of identifying problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by understanding that the routing and scheduling function in a company comprises an integral segment of the activities of the company. Similarly, the company functions as a component of the economic activity of the region it functions in as a whole. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

    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
    Core  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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. Buscor 
    3. EDU - FLEET 
    4. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    5. Inkqubela Consultants 
    6. Learncorp 
    7. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    8. Makwedeng Training 
    9. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    10. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    11. Skills For Life 



    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.