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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Process cheque, credit card and bank transactions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258040  Process cheque, credit card and bank transactions 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Gaming and Leisure 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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
7798  Process cheque, credit card and bank transactions  Level 3  NQF Level 03  14  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The purpose of this unit standard is to develop competency in processing cheque, credit card, foreign currency and bank transactions. The individual should develop competent usage of relevant skills in this regard.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Process cheque transactions.
  • Process credit card transactions.
  • Process foreign currency transactions.
  • Understand the impact of crime/forgery.
  • Follow general procedures for processing payment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • The processing of banking related activities.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope and context of this unit standard is the processing of cheque, credit card and bank transactions within the casino environment in South Africa. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Process cheque transactions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different types of cheques and the procedure for processing them are differentiated between. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Cheques includes but is not limited to facility/guaranteed cheques, ATM cheques, Rand traveller's cheques, foreign traveller's cheques, drafts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Cheques are verified and processed according to specific company procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Cheques includes but is not limited to facility/guaranteed cheques, ATM cheques, Rand traveller's cheques, foreign traveller's cheques, drafts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Expiry dates and the method of obtaining authorisation on local and foreign cheque floor limits are explained to process cheques accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The impact of crime on the gaming industry is described in terms of profitability, employment and client satisfaction. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Range includes but is not limited to forgery of foreign and local cash, credit cards, cheques and traveller`s cheques.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Process credit card transactions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of checking expiry dates on credit cards is explained in ensuring a smooth credit card transaction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Authorisation on local and foreign credit cards is obtained to process transaction successfully. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Credit cards are verified and processed accurately according to company procedure. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Cards:
  • Debit cards, credit cards, and smart cards.
     

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Process foreign currency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The Reserve Bank rules on foreign currency are explained with reference to processing foreign currency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Various ways are used to access current exchange rates before processing foreign currency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Various ways are used to check authenticity of foreign currency before processing transaction. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Follow general procedures for processing payment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Gaming Board requirements and company procedures are stated for cheques, credit cards, debit cards, smart cards, traveller's cheques, and foreign currency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The importance of the verification process is explained in correlation to the surveillance department. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An explanation is given of the impact non-compliance to the above procedures has on the company. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Payments and processes adhere to all requirements set out by FICA and NCA. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge, which should be embedded in the process to enable the learner to become competent in all of the Specific Outcomes, includes:
  • Relevant cash processing.
  • Relevant gaming Board requirements and company procedures.
  • Reserve bank rules on foreign currency.
  • Forgery.
  • Control of the casino float and the reserve float. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information evaluation is evidenced when processing credit card and cheque transactions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use of technology is employed when verifying and processing cards and cheques. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Inter-relatedness of systems is evidenced when explaining the interrelationship between processing different types of payments. 

    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 7798, "Process cheque, credit card and bank transactions", Level 3, 14 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  63269   National Certificate: Gaming Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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