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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify the method for removing household items from packaging 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119231  Identify the method for removing household items from packaging 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
TETA - Transport Education and Training Authority 
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
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 qualifying learner will be able to remove household items from packaging, ensuring the protection and preservation of the goods and ensure compliance with health, safety, housekeeping and company procedures and requirements. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • ABET 4 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 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of this Unit Standard includes any person working in a transport and logistics environment, where the knowledge, application and demonstration of the removing of packaging from goods/household items with the aim of protecting and preserving the goods/household items is obtained.

    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 
    Identify items to have packaging removed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Items are identified against the inventory list. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All seals are inspected for breakage. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Any defects or shortages are reported to the supervisor. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify designated area for unpacking and the removal of packaging. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The designated area for the unpacking and removal of packaging is determined by consulting with the client. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Any special requirements with regard to the removal of packaging are determined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The correct tools/equipment for the removal of packaging is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Safety issues with regard to the removal of packaging are identified and described. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify methods for removing packaging from different household items. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The different methods of removing packaging are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The different techniques of removing packaging are demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The appropriate use of tools and equipment for removing packaging is demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Physical limitations are identified and help from other crew members are sought where necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Time parameters for the specific job are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Deviations that hinder progress are identified and are timeously and appropriately reported. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate good housekeeping principles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Packaging material not required by the client is identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The removal of packaging material from clients premise is demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The process of ensuring the premises is clear of all foreign objects is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Packaging material that can be reused is identified. 


    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 
  • Techniques for identifying household items according to labels.
  • Purpose and use of tools and equipment for the removing of packaging.
  • Safety measures with regard to the use of tools and equipment.
  • Techniques for the safe handling of household items.
  • Good housekeeping principles. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and evaluate all information with regard to the location of household items placement. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively to determine customer requirements, report damages/shortages and to advise crew. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically (with regard to the use and purpose of tools, equipment and packaging materials). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems (to ensure that the household items are carefully removed from packaging). 

    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. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Definition:
  • Foreign Object - any article/object that was utilised for packaging material (foe example, cardboard, paper, bubble wrap, foam, tape etc ).

    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. Knowledge tests
    2. In - situ (on the job) observations
    3. Feedback from third parties, e.g. customers

    These methods must be carefully selected based on the purpose of the assessment. The assessment must integrate a number of different methods 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 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  59326   National Certificate: International Trade  Level 2  NQF Level 02  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. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    3. SA Maritime School and Transport College 



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