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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Explain transport principles used in international trade 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252380  Explain transport principles used in international trade 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
11413  Apply an understanding of basic Transport Principles to International Trade  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to understand transport related legislations and contractual conditions of the transport carrier. They will also have the ability to distinguish between the various transport services available in South Africa and to make a choice of transport mode based on this knowledge.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining transport legislation in international trade.
  • Explaining standard trading conditions of transport and support service providers.
  • Distinguishing between the different transport services available for South African importers and exporters. 

  • 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 transport legislation in international trade. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The need for regulation is explained in the context of international transport. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Regulation in international transport may include but is not limited to Air, Sea, Road and Rail.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The bodies responsible for regulating transport are identified and their roles described in the context of international trade. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Bodies responsible for regulating transport may include but is not limited to International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), International Maritime Organisation (IMO), International Standards Organisation (ISO), International Road Union (IRU), International Railway Union (UIC).
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The consequences of not complying with transport regulations are explained in the context of international trade. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain standard trading conditions of transport and support service providers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The necessity for standard trading conditions for transport operators is explained in terms of the Praetor's Edict. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The necessity for forwarders standard trading conditions is explained in the context of international transport. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship between the standard trading conditions of transport operators and freight forwarders is explained in order to show their interdependence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The transport limitations of liability are identified for different international transport modes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Transport limitations of liability may include but are not limited to the Warsaw Convention, Hague Rules, Hague Visby Rules and Hamburg Rules.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The consequences of not agreeing to standards trading conditions are explained in terms of forwarding and transport operations. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Distinguish between the different transport services available for South African importers and exporters. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Available transport services are identified for South African Importers and exporters. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Available transport services may include but are not limited to Air, Sea Road and Rail.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The reasons for choosing a particular transport mode are identified for specified import and export transactions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The consequences of not choosing the correct transport mode are described in terms of their impact on the importer and/or exporter. 


    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. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems. 

    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:
  • Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively.
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts.
  • Exploring education and career opportunities.
  • Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

  • 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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 11413, "Apply an understanding of basic Transport Principles to International Trade", Level 2, 7 credits. 

    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 



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