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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Procure and buy stock in a small/micro craft enterprise 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117516  Procure and buy stock in a small/micro craft enterprise 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Art, Craft & Design 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 credited with this unit standard are able procure and buy stock in a manner that is economical and efficient to a craft enterprise. The unit standard contributes to the learning of those who want to develop a career path in the Art, Craft and Design sector, and contributes to greater levels of productivity and quality in this industry.

The qualifying learner is capable of sourcing suppliers of stock, negotiating acceptable and profitable purchasing conditions, and developing relationships that will ensure effective supply of stock to the craft enterprise. All the latter is done in a way that ensures the efficient operation of the enterprise

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Establish sources of supply of craft stock.
  • Issue orders for craft stock and prepare and/or verify relevant documentation
  • Negotiate profitable and acceptable conditions and develop relationships to ensure effective supply of craft stock to the business.
  • Evaluate current suppliers against the supplier specification and performance 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication, NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following statements provide a general guide to the scope and complexity of the competence expected of the learner:
  • The discipline/field's fundamental terms, rules, concepts and principles
  • Essential procedures, operations and techniques of this field
  • A range of procedures to solve routine problems
  • Basic information gathering, analysis and presentation skills
  • Communicate and present information clearly and reliability following prescribed formats and conventions 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish sources of supply of craft stock. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sources of supply of stock for craft production are identified, which are appropriate 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential suppliers are investigated according to standard operation procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Suppliers are approved according to standard operation procedures 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Suppliers are entered onto a database which is accurate, efficient and effective 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Issue order for craft stock and prepare and/or verify relevant documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Organisation's purchasing policy is accessed and accurately interpreted 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All documentation required for the transaction are accurately identified 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The organisation's procedure on craft stock movements are accurately identified 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Order documentation is accurately completed 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Negotiate profitable and acceptable conditions and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of craft stock to the business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Conditions are developed that will constitute a good deal for the organisation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Conditions are negotiated that are profitable and acceptable, yet ethical 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Relationships are developed that will ensure effective supply of craft stock to the business 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Relationships are maintained that will ensure effective supply of craft stock to the business 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Evaluate current suppliers against the supplier specification and performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Criteria for the acceptance/rejection of craft stock from a current supplier are established, realistically and ethically 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process of monitoring and evaluating current suppliers effectively are identified and described 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Recommendations on the acceptance/rejection of craft stock from a current supplier are made 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Supplier history and service are documented and stored for easy access for future reference 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Sources of supply
  • Organisation's policy/practice on supplier's specifications and on how suppliers are vetted and approved
  • Organisation's purchasing policy/practice
  • Organisation's policy/practice on vehicle documentation
  • Organisation's procedures on vehicle stock movement
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Negotiating skills
  • Supplier's policy
  • Organisation's policy/practice on buyer's specifications
  • Organisation's process for monitoring and evaluating suppliers 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when making recommendations on the acceptance/rejection of craft stock from a current supplier. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when negotiating profitable and acceptable conditions and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of craft stock to the business 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when identifying and describing the process of monitoring and evaluating current suppliers effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when negotiating profitable and acceptable conditions and develop relationships that will ensure effective supply of craft stock to the business. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when procuring stock in general 

    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
    Fundamental  49119   National Certificate: Craft Operational Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.