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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Control the casino float 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258042  Control the casino float 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 4  NQF Level 04 
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
7899  Control the casino float  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners will develop knowledge and skills to issue and accept all types of cashier floats, perform ad hoc cashier fills and credits, and store and account for the casino float.

The learner must understand security procedures for the area and know, and operate within, all relevant Gaming board and company procedures. Efficiency in this area will contribute to cashier and customer satisfaction whilst adding to the overall efficiency of the gaming environment, which will benefit both the fellow individual and the sub-field.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Check the opening and closing float, and the float at changeover.
  • Follow relevant procedures when issuing or receiving floats.
  • Follow relevant procedures when accepting hard/soft count.
  • Explain the importance of following company procedures with regard to security. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner undertaking this unit standard will be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Where applicable, range statements have been included under individual specific outcomes or assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Check the opening and closing float, and the float at changeover. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The opening float is checked and variances reported immediately to the appropriate authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The closing float is checked and variances reported immediately to the appropriate authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The float at changeover is checked and variances reported immediately to the appropriate authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Reasons for variances are listed and reported according to company procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Follow relevant procedures when issuing or receiving floats. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Floats are issued and received as per company procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Of floats:
  • Includes but is not limited to cashier floats, table fills, table credits, all forms of inter department exchanges or satellite areas.

    Of procedures:
  • Includes but is not limited to batching and proving notes, tokens and chips, broken and foreign chips, controlling and accounting for stored value (main, reserve and secondary floats).
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All documentation is verified that it bears the correct amount of signatories. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Follow relevant procedures when accepting hard/soft count. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A hard/soft count is carried out following company procedures. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Of counts:
  • Includes but is not limited to table count, slots hard count, slots soft count, emergency count.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All documentation is verified to bear the correct amount of signatories according to authority level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All count values are sealed and stored correctly as per company procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the importance of following company procedures with regard to security. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of ensuring relevant signatures on documentation is explained in terms of preventing fraud. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The necessity of proving all value before concluding a transaction is outlined in terms of an audit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The need to control/secure the float through different situations is explained with reference to theft. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Of situations:
  • Includes but is not limited to busy period, quiet periods, promotions, banking.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The company procedures for securing the casino float in case of evacuation are properly followed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The company procedures for securing the casino float in case of robbery are adequately implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The company procedures for the banking process are carried out at al times. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The importance of notifying the relevant person when a variance is detected is explained in terms of roles and responsibility. 


    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 
  • Procedures to deal with all transactions in or out of casino float.
  • Security related to a casino float.
  • Signature procedures.
  • Reporting methods. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem identification and solution relates to finding the causes for unreconciled floats and making the proper investigation and adjustment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Good communication skills are employed when completing reconciliations and completing appropriate reports. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use of technology is employed as part of using float and cashiering equipment. 

    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 7899, "Control the casino float", Level 4, 10 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.
     
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