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

Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage risk in general and product liability 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14989  Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage risk in general and product liability 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Financial Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
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 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2003-10-08  2006-10-08  SAQA 0150/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-10-08   2010-10-08  

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
242664  Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage risk in general and product liability  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
other organisations. It will be useful for risk management generalists, managers in special operations in manufacturing and insurance.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Analysing the legal liability associated with general and product risk.
  • Explaining the risk associated with products in a specific industry.
  • Explaining the risk associated with defective workmanship or products.
  • Describing the risks that might arise as a result of intellectual or professional incompetence.
  • Explaining people related liability. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this Unit Standard. Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical and Financial Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is:
  • Limitation of loss includes, but is not limited to, rectify the fault, recall the product and injury suffered by third party as a result of the fault. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the legal liability associated with general and product risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Exposures relating to contractual liabilities are identified for a specific enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Exposures relating to product liabilities are identified for a specific enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Exposures relating to personal liabilities are identified for a specific enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Exposures relating to general liabilities are identified for a specific enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Exposures relating to liabilities as a result of defective workmanship are identified for a specific enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Exposures relating to liabilities in cases of intellectual or professional incompetence are identified for a specific enterprise. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the risk associated with products in a specific industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Risks associated with critical control points in the production processes in a specific industry are identified with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Five resources used in a specific industry are identified with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The liability linked to each resource is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The concept of transfer or avoidance is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The way a liability arises is explained for a specific product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. A quality assurance standard for a specific product is developed to ensure that the end product meets the specifications and an indication is given of the consequences if a product is defective. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The cost benefit implications associated with managing the various liabilities are explained for a specific situation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the risk associated with defective workmanship or products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Potential losses arising out of defective products or workmanship are identified with reference to limitation of loss to a third party. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Steps to be taken when workmanship/products are defective are outlined for a specific product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The cost benefit implications associated with managing the various liabilities are explained for a specific situation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe risks that might arise as a result of intellectual or professional incompetence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Acts and omissions that pose a risk in a specific industry are identified with reference to design, development, setting safe standards, formulation or application and advice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Personal responsibility for life long learning is explained with reference to reducing liability and risk exposure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The cost benefit implications associated with managing the various liabilities are explained for a specific situation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Explain people related liability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Risks that arise out of employer/employee relations are identified and an indication is given of the potential outcomes of each risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The external risks related to the general public are identified with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Three disclaimers are analysed and an indication is given of the validity of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The cost benefit implications associated with managing the various liabilities are explained for a specific situation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be obtained from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body, through summative and formative assessment by a registered assessor.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the INSQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the INSQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with INSQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with INSQA.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Learners are capable of identifying and solving problems in which responses show that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made in identifying potential general and product risks at a specific organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Learners are capable of seeing the world as a set of related systems in understanding the liabilities in an organisation and the cost implications associated with managing the risk. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are capable of collecting, organising and critically evaluating information throughout the standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are capable of communicating effectively in analysing developing a standard for a product and providing the explanations required in the standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242664, which is "Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage risk in general and product liability", Level 4, 3 Credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  24396   National Certificate: Risk Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-10-08  Was INSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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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