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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Advise and generate solutions in terms of forwarding standard trading conditions 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252278  Advise and generate solutions in terms of forwarding standard trading conditions 
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 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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
11267  Provide advice and generate solutions in terms of Forwarding Standard Trading Conditions  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this Unit Standard will be able to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to arrive at solutions to the legal problems that are encountered in relationships between freight forwarders and their clients. They will also be able to advice to forwarders and their clients as to their liabilities and responsibilities in terms of the forwarding standard trading conditions.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the forwarders standard trading conditions.
  • Negotiating the acceptance of the forwarders standard trading conditions by all affected parties.
  • Analysing specific incidents in terms of the forwarders' standard trading conditions. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will be assumed competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent in Second Language. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the forwarders standard trading conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Typical standard trading conditions of the forwarders' are identified in terms of the forwarders' operational activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The consequences of forwarders not having standard trading conditions are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The circumstances under which the forwarders' standard trading conditions become legally binding are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Negotiate the acceptance of the forwarders standard trading conditions by all affected parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Ways in which the standard trading conditions are communicated to the client are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The consequences of unilateral amendments to the forwarders' standard trading conditions are explained in the context of the increased exposure to liability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The methods used to persuade international traders to accept standard trading conditions are explained in a freight forwarding context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The legally valid acceptance of forwarders' standard trading conditions is explained in terms of written and authorised signatory authorisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analyse specific incidents in terms of the forwarders' standard trading conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Incidents are identified in which forwarders' standard trading conditions may be applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Incidents are evaluated in order to determine the degree of exposure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Third party claims are handled in accordance with standard trading conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Recommendations are made for corrective and preventative action. 


    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 detailed knowledge and understanding of the SAAFF standard trading conditions, A detailed knowledge of the FIATA Model Rules for Freight Forwarding Services, The application of the SAAFF standard trading conditions in the overall international trading environment with particular regard to their relationship to carriers` conditions of carriage, house bills of lading and house air waybills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the generation of solutions in terms of the standard trading conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when negotiating acceptance of the forwarders standard trading conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities so that all aspects of the standard trading conditions are acceptable to affected parties. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information which will influence the advice and solutions provided to freight forwarders regarding standard trading conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when providing advice and solutions in terms of forwarding standard trading conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to generate, store and make recommendations related to standard trading conditions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems on how standard trading conditions can impact on all role players and stakeholders. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 11267, "Provide advice and generate solutions in terms of Forwarding Standard Trading Conditions", Level 5, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  59304   National Diploma: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  TETA 


    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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