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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Co-ordinating promotional activities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
8286  Co-ordinating promotional activities 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  16 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-11-01  2008-11-01  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-11-01   2012-11-01  

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 is a core standard of the qualification National Certificate in Retail/Wholesale sales and services, NQF 4. It is designed to transform the quality of merchandising through the development of supervisory skills in retail/wholesale outlets, providing access to higher level management 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
English written and verbal communication at NQF 3 or equivalent Basic merchandise promotion 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Ranges of merchandise including consumables, perishables, indoor and outdoor appliances, electronic hardware, electronic gadgets, software, compact discs, clothing, toiletries, stationery, novelty items, clothing, textiles, footwear, accessories?

    A range of goals, targets and incentives including comparison of merchandise sales figures against other retail/wholesale branches, national merchandise sales targets for retail/wholesale outlets, sales team incentives, individual salesperson incentives, comparison of sales figures against previous year's merchandise sales figures in retail/wholesale outlets. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    The demonstrated ability to make decisions and consider options. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Informing sales people of concepts and objectives for promoting ranges of merchandise in retail/wholesale outlets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Mobilising activities around assembling and arranging displays in accordance with layout plans for merchandise promotions in retail/wholesale outlets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Relating product information to sales people for merchandise promotions in retail/wholesale outlets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Setting a range of goals, targets and incentives to motivate sales activities during merchandise promotions in retail/wholesale outlets. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Monitoring ranges of merchandise to ensure stock availability during merchandise promotions in retail/wholesale outlets. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This standard will be used by the Retail/Wholesale SETA (in its role as ETQA) to accredit providers. The G/FETQA could be used to moderate State providers. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Staffing requirements for merchandise promotions?

    Internal communication channels for information requests during merchandise promotions?

    Verbal and written presentation techniques ?

    Suppliers and prices of materials for promotional display assembly?

    Budgets for merchandise promotions?

    Techniques for coaching and motivating sales people during merchandise promotions?

    Techniques for scheduling staff and promotional activitiesThe demonstrated understanding of:?

    Organisational strategy for merchandise promotions?

    Current trends and techniques for promoting ranges of merchandise ?

    Techniques for designing and assembling promotion displays 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems relating to the availability of staff and merchandise for the duration of merchandise promotions 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Analyse promotion display assembly costs so that budget constraints are met. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise oneself and one's activities so unexpected problems can be resolved without interruption to holistic promotion plan. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Understand the world as a set of related systems where adequate preparation of staff and scheduling of related promotional activities is recognised as key to the successful outcome of the promotion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate information effectively so that role-players are equipped to promote merchandise in retail/wholesale outlets. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    The ability to produce at least four of the following types of evidence:

    The evidence needs to be judged by a registered retail/wholesale assessor?

    Describe organisational strategy for promoting merchandise?

    Describe techniques for motivating sales people during merchandise promotions?

    Describe techniques for designing and assembling promotional displays?

    Demonstrate presenting promotional concept and objectives to sales people?

    Demonstrate techniques for equipping sales people to promote merchandise?

    Demonstrate techniques for scheduling staff and promotional activities?

    Demonstrate monitoring promotion assembly costs against promotional budgets 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48882   Further Education and Training Certificate: Auctioneering Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  13719   National Certificate: Retail and Wholesale, Sales and Service Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-12-03  W&RSETA 
    Elective  14854   National Certificate: Agric Sales and Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  22154   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-01  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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.
     
    1. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
    2. CAPE COLLEGE 
    3. Cedara College of Agriculture 
    4. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    5. ELSENBURG AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE 
    6. Foschini Retail Group Pty Ltd 
    7. Lewis Stores (pty) Ltd 
    8. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
    9. NWK Beperk 
    10. Port Elizabeth Public FET College - Russell Road College 
    11. RCL Foods-Sugar & Milling (MP) 
    12. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    13. Senwes Beperk 
    14. Suidwes Beleggings Eiendoms Beperk 
    15. Thekwini TVET College 
    16. VKB LANDBOU (PTY) LTD 
    17. Woolworths Pty Ltd 



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