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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Administer and maintain a security information library in a banking environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114768  Administer and maintain a security information library in a banking environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Banking and Micro Finance 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
BANKSETA - Banking Sector Education and Training Authority 
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7095  Administer and maintain a security information library in a banking environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are responsible for the safekeeping of formal and informal security documents.

People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • log records in.
  • withdraw records from a filing location.
  • provide copies of documentation in custodianship.
  • maintain the image and accuracy of the library. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard should be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 1.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQf Level 1.
  • The use of administration equipment such as photocopy machine, scanning and fax machine. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Recordings include, but are not limited to manual recording e.g. registers, use of technology e.g. imaging, storage tracking system and acknowledgment of receipt.
  • Negotiable instruments are logged in under dual control and at a separate filing location.
  • Requests may initiate from, but are not limited to written requests from branches and internal departments, personal (face-to-face) requests from customers and system generated listings.
  • Criteria include, but are not limited to duly authorised request form, mandated signatures, reason for withdrawal and document details e.g. customer details, account number and description of security.
  • Specifications include, but are not limited to sign-off in register/withdrawal form, the recording of removed records on storage tracking system, the withdraw of negotiable instruments under dual control, the use of a secure dispatching method e.g. registered delivery, hand delivery or collection and acknowledgment of receipt, duly authorised request, mandated signatures and positive identification of customer.
  • Proof of provision and recording include, but are not limited to fax transmission sheets, tracking numbers, signature of recipient in registers; filing of request form in security record.
  • Reparation of damaged records and the opening of new/additional files. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Log security records in. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    New records; Individual documents; Re-entering of existing records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Approved security records and/or documentation are received for safekeeping according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The content of the record is verified and completeness is confirmed in accordance with business specific requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records received for safekeeping are recorded according to business specific requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Records are filed in accordance with the specifications of the filing/storage system in use and type of security. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Withdraw security records from filing location. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Request received to withdraw records from library are recorded according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The authenticity of the request is verified according to business specific criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The requested security records are located and removed from location according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Records are prepared and released from library as per request and business specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Provide, on request, copies of security documents in custodianship. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Requests received for copies are recorded according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The authenticity of the request is confirmed in accordance with business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The filing location of the requested document is determined and records are removed from location according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Documents are reproduced in accordance with request and business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Proof of provision of copies is obtained and recorded according to business specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Maintain the image and accuracy of the library. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The condition of security records and content thereof are monitored and rectified, when necessary, in accordance with company specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Outstanding records are followed-up, retrieved and re-entered into library according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Misfiled/lost records are reported and actions are taken to retrieve the records according to business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    On receipt of notification, obsolete records are recorded and prepared for archiving in accordance with business specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Security records are compared to ensure that they correspond with security database. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures.

    Therefore anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution, which is accredited by the relevant ETQA. or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • types of documents - formal and informal securities.
  • the process for registering security records.
  • the use, layout and principles of company specific manual and/or electronic filing systems.
  • security regulations.
  • Use of company specific administration equipment e.g. photocopier, fax and scanning machine. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    The learner is able to identify and solve problems when locating records; ensuring records are only reported as lost/misfiled once all possibilities had been considered. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner is able to organise and manage his/her activities responsibly and effectively, ensuring that all security records are filed accurately and timeously. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    The learner is able to use technology effectively, ensuring the effective completion of the task at hand. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between internal departments and the importance of networking to effectively administer and maintain a security information library. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 7095, which is "Administer and maintain a security information library in a banking environment", level 2, 6 credits.
  • Security information refers to all formal and informal security documents held in custodianship.
  • Examples of negotiable instruments are share certificates, investments, stocks and unit trusts. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  20184   National Certificate: Banking  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  BANKSETA 


    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.
     
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