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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Oversee the routing and scheduling function 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113837  Oversee the routing and scheduling function 
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 4  NQF Level 04  16 
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 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a transport management environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Applying the standard operating procedures of routing and scheduling
  • Designing and managing the routing and scheduling function in a transport activity (primary or secondary company function)
  • Conducting routing and scheduling
  • Evaluating route related information received and taking appropriate proactive action 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against numeracy, literacy and communication at NQF Level 3 or the basic transport operations and management skills, within the parameters of applicable prescriptive legislation or the operational knowledge from contract / tender / permission terms and conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • As prescribed by the standard operating procedures per company
  • When required by the supervisor / company
  • Within parameters set by relevant legislation / permit / contract and in the context of the organised structure of the organisation
  • In a supervisory capacity, overseeing sub-ordinates. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Manage research process, including data collection, processing and interpretation. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Manage research process, including data collection, processing and interpretation and implementation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Individuals responsible for research are managed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Research parameters are prescribed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Route analyses and findings received from subordinates are interpreted and evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Passenger or goods flow analyses are evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Document findings are collated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage routing and scheduling activity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Vehicle allocation processes are designed and overseen. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Duty rosters are compiled. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Distribution /passenger requirements (from data) are met. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Infrastructural and vehicular restrictions in strategic planning activities are considered. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal allocation and application of recourses is ensured. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Vehicle inventory is updated and maintained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Evaluate routing and scheduling function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Situations are critically evaluated and possible problems identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Appropriate action is taken when necessary. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Taking appropriate actions with subordinates is managed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Design and implement alternative procedures and practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Problems are timeously identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Recommendations are made and are appropriately recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Suitable corrective operating procedures and practices are designed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Recommended corrective actions are implemented and managed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Corrective actions according to specifications are taken and monitored. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Outcomes of actions taken are monitored and evaluated. 


    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 
  • Applicable underlying academic material regarding routing and scheduling
  • Applicable Labour Legislation
  • Applicable Road Traffic and Road Transport Legislation
  • Working knowledge of relevant technologies available
  • Working knowledge of vehicle and infrastructure capacity
  • Relevant company standard operating Procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made towards the evaluating of circumstances surrounding the routing and scheduling function in any transport activity of an organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate the different circumstances in the routing and scheduling activity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the scientifically proven formulae as well as applicable technology. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by understanding that the routing and scheduling function in a company comprises an integral segment of the activities of the company. 

    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. 

    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
    Elective  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58394   National Certificate: Film and Television Production  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


    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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    3. Aviwe Business Development and 
    4. BDCE (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Big Fish 
    6. BLC Entertainment 
    7. Buscor 
    8. CREATIVE ARTS COLLEGE 
    9. Digital Media Arts College 
    10. Driving Sense 
    11. Edu Wize Group Pty Ltd 
    12. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    13. EYETHU NATIONAL COMPUTER COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    14. FILM Mentorship & Training SA 
    15. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    16. Frayintermedia Cc 
    17. Gold Class Group 
    18. Greenview Training and Development Skills Centre 
    19. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    20. Inkqubela Consultants 
    21. Institute for the Advancement 
    22. IT Labs Consulting 
    23. Johannesburg Institute of Engi 
    24. Learncorp 
    25. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    26. Makwedeng Training 
    27. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    28. Media Village Training 
    29. Modern Technical College FET 
    30. Movietech Film and Television College 
    31. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    32. OL Afrika Media 
    33. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    34. Open Learning Group 
    35. Peo Entle HIV Wellness Management and Youth Skills Development NPO 
    36. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    37. Pracical Audio Solution 
    38. PRX SCHOOL TEST 
    39. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    40. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    41. SA College of Technology (PTY) 
    42. Skills For Life 
    43. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINI 
    44. Southern Africa Youth Project 
    45. The Camera Academy 
    46. The Media Workshop 
    47. The Open Window (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    49. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    50. Youth Media Movement 
    51. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 



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