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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply basic road transport managerial principles 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113840  Apply basic road transport managerial principles 
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 3  NQF Level 03  11 
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 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a basic business environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding an organisation.
  • Applying policy and procedures to meet Vision, Mission and Objectives.
  • Applying and operationalising strategy to make suggestions and recommendations.
  • Being part of a team and multiple teams.
  • Applying decisions at the general supervisory management level in the transport industry.
  • Working with customers, peers, subordinates and superiors within the organisation.
  • Functioning in conjunction with multiple teams. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence against numeracy, literacy and communication at NQF level 2. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Whenever incidents occur in all environments under all conditions of operational pressure.
  • Operate within well-defined though unfamiliar and some open-ended problem situations.
  • Limited supervision; takes some initiative.
  • Use stories of workers.
  • Use community news papers.
  • Use the company as a case study. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The importance of people in an organisations is identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The importance of processes for the transport businesses are described and observed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The importance of resources for the organisations are identified and discussed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. An organisation, enterprise and resources in the transport industry are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply decisions at supervisory managerial level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Knowledge of decision-making procedures and organisational structures in the transport industry is displayed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Communication and presentation skills are developed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The importance of decisions in the middle level are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Basic analytical skills are applied to assist in decision-making. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The steps to improve the practical decision-making process in the transport Industry are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. How different decisions influence the transport operation are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. How decision making techniques improve the decisions in the organisation are explained and determined. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Ability to be part of a team and of multiple teams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Various types of political behavior in organisations is discussed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The vision for a department is explained and communicated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Various risk situations are identified and assessed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Various leadership styles in the organisation are identified and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. The variables that determines human behavior in organisations are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Peers as well as group members of a team are motivated towards common tasks. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply policy and procedures to meet vision, mission and objectives (V/M/O). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The influence of vision, mission and objectives on the task of the supervisors is evaluated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The vision, mission and objectives are evaluated and assessed as it relates to the supervisory level managerial tasks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The policies and procedures are translated into effective operational practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Tasks are performed as it relates to achieving of objectives. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Work with customers, peers, superiors and subordinates. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Teams and tasks are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Cultural diversity within an organisation is promoted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Roles and tasks of all the levels in the organisations are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. A sensitivity towards the customers of the organisation is explained and implemented. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Apply and operationalise strategy and make suggestions and recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Business level strategy is analysed and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The practices and processes in achieving business level and business unit objectives are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The recommended strategy is implemented and the impact of that is assessed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Function in conjunction with multiple teams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Political behaviour in organisations is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The presence of a vision for the department is communicated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Variables that determine human behavior in organisations is identified and described. 


    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 DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively within group organisation and community organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the influence of technology on the organisation`s functioning. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the transport organisation as a set of related systems. 

    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 aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts. 

    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
    Core  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58785   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    2. Buscor 
    3. EDU - FLEET 
    4. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    5. Inkqubela Consultants 
    6. Learncorp 
    7. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    8. Makwedeng Training 
    9. Modern Technical College FET 
    10. Ncameni Kasizane Skills Development PTY LTD 
    11. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    12. Open Learning Group 
    13. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    14. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    15. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    16. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    17. Sabela Learning Academy 
    18. Skills For Life 
    19. Zambuko Training Enterprise 



    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.