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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and determine utilization and availability of hire fleet 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115865  Identify and determine utilization and availability of hire fleet 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to efficiently manage the hire fleet resources for which they are responsible. It covers planning to use the fleet they and their team manage, obtaining those resources, ensuring the availability of suitable fleet and monitoring the use of the hire fleet.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Planning the use of hire fleet
  • Ensuring availability of hire fleet
  • Managing the procurement of hire fleet
  • Monitoring the use of the hire fleet 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in unit standards related to services management on NQF Level 4 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Relevant people refer to team members, colleagues working at the same level as yourself, higher-level managers or sponsors, and specialists
  • Types of requests include written and spoken
  • Supplies refer to equipment, tools and resources
  • Monitoring refers to your own observation, considering oral information from others and considering written information from others
  • Corrective action includes altering activities, modifying the use of hire fleet for activities and renegotiating the allocation of hired fleet 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan the use of hire fleet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Plans take account of relevant past activities, trends and developments and factors likely to affect future fleet hire. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Plans are consistent with the organisation's objectives, policies and legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Budget for physical resources is developed, documented and authorised in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Plans are presented to relevant people in a timely manner. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Ensure availability of hire fleet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The fleet requirements are identified based on booked hired roster. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The quality and quantity of fleet is monitored at appropriate intervals to ensure they meet hired roster. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The hired fleet obtained consistently meet your organisation's requirements for quality, quantity and delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any actual or potential problems with the hired fleet are dealt with promptly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Records of hired fleet are complete, accurate and available only to authorised people. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Manage the procurement of hire fleet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relationships are established with hire fleet suppliers in order to negotiate lowest possible prices and ensure optimum service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Lead-in time is estimated planned and hire fleet is procured according to the purchase schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Delivery of hire fleet is arranged to meet hire fleet requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Variations in investigated to improve supplier performance and recorded for evaluation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Discrepancies to delivery of hire fleet are identified timeously and corrective action's taken according to organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    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. 


    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 
  • How to present and communicate plans on hire fleet usage effectively
  • How to encourage and enable staff to communicate their needs for resources
  • The principles underpinning effective planning and your role and responsibility in relation to this
  • How to develop short, medium and long term plans
  • How to carry out cost-benefit analyses for the use of resources
  • How to obtain and maximise commitment to resource planning
  • How to adjust work plans in the event of required resources not being available
  • How to select from a range of fleet to ensure value for money, consistency, quality and continuity of supply within organisational and legal requirements
  • The organisation's requirements for controlling hire fleet usage
  • Your planned objectives and measures for hire fleet usage 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to the availability of hire fleet. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others by encouraging relevant people to assist in decision making. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities to ensure compliance with organisational requirements when allocating hire fleet. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information to obtain the correct fleet for hire. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with relevant people when planning and obtaining hire fleet. 

    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 developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    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.
     
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    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.