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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate within the parameters of the regulatory framework and standard operating procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119228  Operate within the parameters of the regulatory framework and standard operating procedures 
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 4  NQF Level 04  10 
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 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to understand and adhere to all relevant prescribed regulatory documentation, legislation, and organisational policies and standard operating procedures required to perform his or her duties within the transport activities of the South African public services sector.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and interpreting regulatory documentation
  • Applying relevant regulatory documentation
  • Displaying fundamental knowledge of the standard operating procedures
  • Reviewing the standard operating procedures 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this unit standard are competent in:
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or its equivalent
  • Language Literacy at NQF level 3 or its equivalent 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The specific outcomes should be achieved and assessed in the following circumstances:
  • In the South African Public Services Sector where transport is a support/secondary activity in rendering public service (usually on behalf of government) to the communities of South Africa. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and interpret regulatory documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Regulatory documentation applicable to the transport activities is sourced and identified by providing examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant legislation applicable is interpreted and understood by providing a written summary describing the content and context of the legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Regulatory documentation that is applicable for day-to-day activities is identified and stated in tabular format by providing the day-to-day circumstances with corresponding specific sections from the regulatory documentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Regulatory documentation includes but is not limited to:
  • Public Finance Management Act
  • Public Service Act
  • National Road Traffic Act
  • Dangerous Goods Act
  • Transport Circulars
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply relevant regulatory documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The relevant regulatory documentation is applied to the daily activities carried out within the transport department by providing examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relevant regulatory documentation is applied to the organisational policies and standard operating procedures by providing examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relevant regulatory documentation is monitored to ensure relevance to changing times by providing examples of amended regulatory documentation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Display fundamental knowledge of the standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The standard operating procedures are discussed to determine whether the procedures are applicable to the work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Adherence to specific aspects of the standard operating procedures is proven by providing evidence of work carried out. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The standard operating procedures are analysed to determine as to whether they discuss the legal and regulatory requirements that are applicable to the specific aspect of the standard operating procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Review the standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The organisational standard operating procedures are scrutinised to ensure relevance to technological advancements in transport systems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The organisational standard operating procedures are updated so as to comply to changing systems and changing environments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The organisational standard operating procedures are revised in written format with reference to the changes being made. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The organisational standard operating procedures are submitted to higher authority for approval in line with organisational prcedures. 


    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 
  • The organisation's policies and procedures with regard to the management of transport systems
  • Organisational policy and procedures in respect of the documentation control for the public service sector
  • Knowledge of the audit process
  • Knowledge of public sector documentation formats 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems with regard to standard operating procedures not being practically feasible and make decisions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team to ensure activities are conducted in such a way that none of the standard operating procedures are transgressed, and that the actual transport activity as a secondary activity in public services sector, enables/facilitates the primary activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information contained in the organisational standard operating procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, numerical and/or language skills (oral or written) in order that all standard operating procedures and principles are adhered to. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by acknowledging the content and motivation of the standard operating procedures, in order to conduct activities in such a manner that it benefits the activity, the Public Services Sector, and ultimately the country 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 participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities. 

    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  49489   Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Management in the Public Sector  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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.
     
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