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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Buy and replace stock for hire 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115838  Buy and replace stock for hire 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hiring Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 monitor stock holding levels and replenish stock items when required. Learners are able to ensure sufficient stock holding of hired out stock items at all times.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Evaluating stock for hire levels according to organisational requirements
  • Monitoring the use of the hire fleet
  • Receiving and checking stock and goods deliveries
  • Distributing stock for hire orders 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in numeracy and literacy at NQF Level 4 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Stock for hire items will include but are not limited to: tools, equipment, parts, accessories, grease, buttons, zips, nails, boxes, cases, sleeves, protective equipment. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Evaluate stock for hire levels according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock hire item levels are identified and recorded in required format and timeframe. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stock for hire budgets are obtained and adhered to according to company standards and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stock hire levels are ascertained and compared to required levels. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Monitor the use of the hire fleet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Opportunities are given to team members to take individual responsibility for the efficient use of hire fleet products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Team's use of hire fleet is efficient and takes into account the possible impact on the environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The quality of hire fleet is monitored continuously according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Methods of monitoring the use of hire fleet are reliable and comply with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The actual use of hire fleet is monitored against an agreed plan at planned intervals. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Prompt corrective action is taken to deal with actual or potential significant deviations from plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Records relating to the use of hire fleet are completed in required format and time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Receive and check stock and goods deliveries. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Quantity being received is in accordance with specifications, instructions and orders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stock and goods costs are compared with agreed pricing structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Short or incorrect deliveries are handled according to company procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Distribute stock for hire orders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock for hire items are distributed within agreed timeframes and according to company standards and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stock for hire items distribution procedures are followed and applied within required timeframe and format. 


    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 
  • Organisational policies and procedures for ordering and distributing stock items.
  • Contact details for suppliers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems with regard to the supply to stock for hire when suppliers are unable to meet delivery dates required. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in order to ensure a constant supply of stock for hire items. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to stock levels and requirements of new stock items. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when ordering and distributing stock items. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where out of stock items affect productivity of the organisation. 

    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  48888   National Diploma: Hiring Operations Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  SERVICES 


    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 



    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.