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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Setting up product displays and monitoring housekeeping 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14141  Setting up product displays and monitoring housekeeping 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Funeral Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard forms part of the Qualification, National Certificate in Funeral Services Practice and is registered at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a funeral services environment, specialising in Merchandising and Marketing, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to each individual and the Funeral Industry as a whole.


The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Evaluating funeral merchandise and service displays
  • Marking and label funeral merchandise
  • Monitoring housekeeping standards 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competency in:
  • Numeracy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • English, verbal and written communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements which are applicable to the unit standard titles, specific outcomes and assessment criteria are found beneath the applicable assessment criteria. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Evaluate funeral merchandise and service displays 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Funeral merchandise and service displays are checked to ensure merchandise is placed in prime positions. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Prime positions will include well lit areas, high traffic flow, counter areas, window displays, display shelves, display rooms, eye level positions.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Merchandise displays are open and allow client to examine it. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Merchandise and service displays are in accordance with plans, organisational requirements and for safety of clients and employees. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Safety of merchandise includes stability, openness, freedom from hazards, not dangerous sharp points/edges.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Mark and label funeral merchandise 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Label is placed on merchandise and matches information in catalogue. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Merchandise is priced according to instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Merchandise is packaged as required. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitor housekeeping standards 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Surfaces, fixtures and fittings are inspected to ensure they are free from dust and are clean. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Storeroom is inspected and housekeeping standards assessed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Deviations in housekeeping standards highlighted and remedial action taken. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Disruption to clients due to maintenance of funeral business is minimised. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers offering learning towards this standard will be accredited and assessors registered by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An in depth understanding of methods and techniques for creating displays which suit the funeral industry.
  • A broad understanding of methods for merchandise presentations.
  • An all rounded understanding of organisational policies and procedures for merchandising products and services. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems which relate to setting up product displays and poor housekeeping practices. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others while monitoring the presentation of products & services in a funeral business. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities in maintaining high quality display presentations and housekeeping standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information regarding the sate of displays and housekeeping. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with others when discussing merchandising displays and housekeeping standards. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  23775   National Certificate: Funeral Services Practice  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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.