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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement promotions for hire products or services 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115879  Implement promotions for hire products or services 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hiring Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to interpret and prepare for a promotional plan/strategy, and to create a promotional display using products, material and signage. They are also able to implement the promotion and monitor the stock levels of the hire products or services during the promotional plan/strategy.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Interpreting a promotional plan/strategy.
  • Setting out and displaying hire products or services.
  • Maintaining promotional activities and displays.
  • Monitoring a promotional plan/strategy. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in numeracy and literacy on NQF level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Promotional material include but is not limited to: banners, flyers, posters.
  • Promotional problems include but are not limited to: no customers, prices, lack of product. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Implement a promotional plan/strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Merchandise required for the promotional plan/strategy is determined and obtained from approved suppliers or sources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Promotional material requirements are identified from the strategy and obtained within the required time frame. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Promotional material is obtained in line with promotional requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Set out and display hire products or services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Organisational procedures for promotional activities are explained with examples of each promotion. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Display area is cleaned and prepared for products or services to be displayed in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Products or service displays are arranged according to layout plans for displaying products or services. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Promotional display material and signage is assembled and arranged according to instructions and promotional requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Maintain promotional activities and displays. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Merchandise quantity is constantly checked to meet promotion duration and expected sales. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Promotional product displays are maintained according to organisational standards to ensure promotional efforts are maximised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Promotional material and signage are maintained according to organisational standards to ensure promotional efforts are maximised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Promotional activities are communicated to clients using a range of techniques for informing clients of promotions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Monitor a promotional plan/strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Promotional monitoring system and procedures are explained in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Promotional problems are identified and corrective action implemented in line with company guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Promotional sales are monitored against target and corrective action implemented in line with objectives. 


    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 
  • Organisational strategies and activities.
  • Promotional techniques particular to the hire products or services on offer.
  • Techniques for assembling and dismantling promotional displays.
  • Methods and techniques for arranging product or service displays to gain maximum mileage.
  • How to read promotional display layout plans. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve promotional activity, display or product problems for a promotion at a hiring business. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to ensure the smooth running of a promotion for hire products or services. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when implementing and monitoring a promotion. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information when interpreting a promotional plan/strategy and for planning promotional displays and activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when planning and implementing a promotional strategy and when communicating promotional activities to clients. 

    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: being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when promoting hire products or services. 

    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  48887   National Certificate: Hiring Services and Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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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