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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of hire contracts for implementation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115849  Demonstrate an understanding of hire contracts for implementation 
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 demonstrate an understanding of company structures, a basic understanding of contractual law and an understanding of the layout and design of a hire contract. The leaner will be able to draft contracts for the hire of items to meet legal and organisational requirements

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of company structures and individuals for contract purposes
  • Understanding and applying general conditions of contract
  • Demonstrating an understanding of and applying Codes of Practice and Ethics relevant to contract management
  • Demonstrating a basic understanding of contractual law
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the layout and design of a hire contract 

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

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Social organisations will include but not limited to: churches, welfare, sports clubs.
  • Letters of agreement include but are not limited to: contract agreements, payment agreements and service level agreements.
  • Hiring contracts drafted include but are not limited to: computer drafted contracts, manually written contracts, sample of historic contracts. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of company structures and individuals for contract purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A close corporation (cc) is explained in terms of hire contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A private organisation is [Pty (Ltd)] explained in terms of hire contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A public organisation (Pty) is explained in terms of hire contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A sole proprietor is explained in terms of hire contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Social organisations are explained in terms of hire contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Private individual as hire customers are explained in terms of hire contracts. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Understand and apply general conditions of contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Principles of law of contract are explained according to organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different general conditions of contract documents are identified in terms of legislative guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Relevant sections of the documents are accessed and information is extracted correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Relevant clauses are interpreted and applied correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Disputes and claims are lodged and resolved in accordance with the relevant clauses of the General Conditions of Contract. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of and applying Codes of Practice and Ethics relevant to contract management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose and importance of Codes of Practice and ethics are explained in line with company policies and practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant Codes of Practice are identified according to organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate a basic understanding of contractual law. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Letters of agreement between parties are described in terms of contractual law. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Admission of debt hire contract is drawn-up and explained in line with contractual law. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Correct drafting procedures are explained in accordance with legal requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the layout and design of a hire contract. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A hire contract is drafted according to organisational procedures and contractual law. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A hire contract is verified according to organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A hire contract is approved according to organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A hire contract is printed according to organisational procedures. 


    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 
  • A knowledge of organisational systems, policies and procedures for hire contracts.
  • A knowledge of contractual law and its legal implications.
  • An understanding of drafting contract/document principles.
  • An ability to apply basic problem solving techniques.
  • An ability to develop a document based on historical data, customer and company requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems by dealing with unplanned reactions to the contents of hire contracts and in the drafting of hire contracts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the implementation process of the hire contracts in order to ensure compliance by all parties. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the design, drafting and management of hire contracts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when presenting and explaining potential or actual hire contracts to stakeholders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to write, process and store hire contracts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where the drafting and presentation of good hire contracts secures the relationship of all parties involved and leads to successful transactions. 

    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
    Core  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: 
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