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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of security and confidentiality awareness procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252374  Demonstrate an understanding of security and confidentiality awareness 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 2  NQF Level 02 
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 identify areas in their work environment in which cargo may be vulnerable or at risk and to follow procedures to report possible breachings of security.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the international measures for security of internationally traded goods.
  • Implementing procedures required for the prevention of cargo theft and fraud.
  • Explaining the consequences of neglecting cargo security and confidentiality measures. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the international measures for security of internationally traded goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The necessity for imposing international security measures is explained with examples for internationally traded goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The international security measures are identified for air freighted goods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The international security measures are identified for surface freighted goods. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implement procedures required for the prevention of cargo theft and fraud. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The causes of theft by fraud and robbery are explained in the international freight forwarding environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Instances of theft and fraud are identified in order to take preventative and corrective action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The procedures used to combat theft are identified within a particular work environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Preventatives and corrective actions are demonstrated in given situations. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the consequences of neglecting cargo security and confidentiality measures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The damages caused through international perceptions of an insecure cargo environment are described in the South African context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The potential effects of losses caused by theft of fraud are described for importers, exporters and insurers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The liability of the freight forwarder for damages is explained in the case of negligent and disregard for adequate security. 


    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 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the security of any cargo from theft and fraud. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the process of applying basic security and confidentiality of cargo. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities so that confidentiality is maintained at all times. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the safety and security of cargo. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders when implementing procedures required for the prevention cargo theft and fraud. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to store and process information of cargo. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where poor security and confidentiality can lead to problems in the future. 

    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 being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when maintaining security and confidentiality. 

    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  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. Indub Trading c.c. 
    4. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    5. SA Maritime School and Transport College 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.