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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 security risk 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
15009  Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage security risk 
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
242671  Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage security risk  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for managers of organisations, security officers and learners who manage asset risk in insurance and other organisations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework that regulates the security industry.
  • Explaining the basic principles of security management.
  • Applying the risk management process to a specific organisation in order to manage security risk.
  • Proposing a solution to manage security risk. 

  • 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 security in any organisation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework that regulates the security industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The activities and limitations on security management imposed by the Security Industry Regulatory Authority Act and accompanying Regulations are outlined with reference to the legislated requirements for service providers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The activities and limitations on security management imposed by the South African Constitution and Bill of Rights are outlined with reference to human rights. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The activities and limitations on security management imposed by the Criminal Procedures Act and accompanying Regulations in terms of powers of arrest are outlined in terms of powers of arrest. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The activities and limitations on security management imposed by the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and accompanying Regulations are outlined in terms of shifts, salaries, use of force, leave and the rights of employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The activities and limitations on security management imposed by the National Building Regulations are outlined with reference to conflict between security protection and fire and safety regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. A security policy for a specific organisation is developed that complies with all the above legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the basic principles of security management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Possible methods and deterrents of criminal activity are investigated and recommendations are made as to the most appropriate method for three case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Methods of detecting criminal activity are investigated for three case studies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Methods of detaining or arresting suspected perpetrators of criminal activities are described for three case studies with reference to Human Rights and the Approved Criminal Procedures Act. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply the risk management process to a specific organisation in order to manage security risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Security risk in a specific operation is identified and quantified to determine the extent of the risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. A report is compiled indicating the probability and severity of the risk to a specific operation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Propose a solution to manage security risk. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Physical protection measures to minimise potential security risk at a specific operation are proposed with reference to criminal activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Systems protection measures to minimise potential security risk at a specific operation are proposed with reference to criminal activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Physical protection measures to minimise potential security risk at a specific operation are proposed with reference to criminal activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Electronic protection measures to minimise potential security risk at a specific operation are proposed with reference to criminal activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. A security report is compiled that presents two options for managing security at a particular operation. 


    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 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 security risks at a specific organisation and proposing options for managing security at a particular operation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Learners are capable of collecting, organising and critically evaluating information in conducting a security audit.
  • Learners are capable of collecting, organising and critically evaluating information in investigating methods and deterrents of criminal activity. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are capable of communicating effectively in analysing and quantifying the security risk at an operation and compiling reports. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are capable of seeing the world as a set of related systems proposing solutions to manage security risk. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 242671, "Apply technical knowledge and skill in order to manage security risk", 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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