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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Supervise the transfer of cargo and stores 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
259404  Supervise the transfer of cargo and stores 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Maritime Defence 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Sovereignty of the State 
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 is intended for learners who wish to work in the maritime environment. The learner successfully completing this Unit Standard will achieve the knowledge and practical competencies required to supervise the loading of cargo and stores on board a ship according to organisational standards.

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Prepare for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores.
  • Load, discharge, stow and secure ordnance, cargo and stores. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner has the following knowledge and skills:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Personnel are tasked according to organisational policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Preparation is conducted in accordance with prescribed safety rules and regulations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Preparation includes but is not limited to the position and stability of the ship and the provision of fire fighting equipment and environmental protection equipment.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Load, discharge, stow and secure ordnance, cargo and stores. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The task is carried out in accordance with established safety rules and regulations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Task refers either to the loading, discharging, stowing or securing of ordnances, cargo and stores.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The task is compliant with instructions of the supervising officer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Procedures and precautions are applied for handling hazardous cargo items. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Personal protective equipment is ensured to be worn and utilised by personnel handling hazardous cargo items. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Start up and shut down procedures for cargo loading and discharging equipment are applied according to operating instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Cargo handling equipment usage by personnel is ensured to comply with the manufacturer's recommendations and statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The necessary actions are taken in the event of irregularities, damage, or defects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Reports are submitted to the relevant authority on the condition of cargo and stores in the stipulated 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, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when:
  • Preparing for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores.
  • Loading, discharging, stowing or securing of ordnances, cargo and stores. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, and community during:
  • The preparing for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores.
  • The Loading, discharging, stowing or securing of ordnances, cargo and stores. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when:
  • Preparing for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores.
  • Loading, discharging, stowing or securing of ordnances, cargo and stores. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion when:
  • Preparing for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores.
  • Loading, discharging, stowing or securing of ordnances, cargo and stores. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others when:
  • Preparing for the loading and discharge of ordnance, cargo and stores. 

  • 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  64049   Further Education Training Certificate: Harbour Watchkeeping  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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.