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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Arrange for the private sale of agricultural products, livestock and game 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115472  Arrange for the private sale of agricultural products, livestock and game 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
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 for people involved in any aspect of organising the private sale of agricultural products, livestock and game.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Arranging sales of agricultural products, livestock and game.
  • Conducting private sales of agricultural products, livestock and game.
  • Selecting and preparing agricultural products, livestock and game for private sale and/or auctioning.
  • Explaining the auction of agricultural products, livestock and game for a single seller. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Sale day duties will include pen cards, catalogue, auction book, delivery book and buyer registration
  • Pre-auction actions by seller will include stock preparation, transport, delivery conditions and time, animal welfare and legal requirements
  • Terms of the sale will include price, delivery, guarantees, payment terms, insurance, passing of ownership
  • Costs of sale will include commission, sale-yard fees, inoculation, relevant fertility and pregnancy tests
  • Private sale will include
  • Private auction will include
  • Single seller auction will include
  • Public auction will include 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Arrange sales of agricultural products, livestock and game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Agreement is reached with seller on sale date and venue. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Pre-auction actions required of seller are explained in line with company standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Auction is promoted or advertised in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Seller information that the auctioneer requires is collected and delivered to auctioneer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Seller information is given to potential buyer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Agreement is reached with seller on reserve price or potential market price. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Sale day duties are completed in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Agreement is reached on the conditions of the sale. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct private sales of agricultural products, livestock and game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Terms of the sale agreed on meet both parties' interest and are in line with company and legal requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Delivery arrangements meet requirements of buyer and seller. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Completed documentation is made available to seller and buyer in the time agreed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Quotations are drawn up that will be acceptable to the buyer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Identification is made of the opportunity of on-going business in terms of the representatives likely involvement, type and amount of business, and likely time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Select and prepare agricultural products, livestock and game for private sale and/or auctioning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Selection of agricultural products, livestock and game is based on personal situation and market requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Preparation of the private sale and/or auctioning of agricultural products, livestock and game matches the requirements of the market. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Arrangements for agricultural products, livestock and game leaving property are in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Agricultural products, livestock and game are transported in accordance with statutory requirements and Animal Welfare guidelines. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the auction of agricultural products, livestock and game for a single seller. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An auction is explained in relation to seller's requirements and in line with company standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Advantages and disadvantages of a single seller auction are explained to the seller. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Costs of a single seller auction are explained to the seller in line with company standards. 


    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 by an QTQA 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.
  • 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 
  • The animal welfare and legal requirements for the holding of the agricultural products in pens.
  • The various methods of transport for agricultural products and the animal welfare and legal requirement thereof.
  • The documentary requirements for auctioning and transport of agricultural products, livestock and game. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems as they occur in order to give client satisfaction. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others with regard to the welcoming of clients to an auction and the auction requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities so that auction details are available at all times. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to client information and auctions in order to provide effective data to clients. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively so that the auction business is enhanced to demonstrate a professional attitude. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to capture and store client and auction information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems where accurate information regarding auctions leads to a positive image for he organisation. 

    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 conversing with clients. 

    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  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 
    Elective  80547   National Certificate: Auctioneering Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  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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