SAQA 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.
SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply principles, regulations and legislation underlying supply chain management in the public sector 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119345  Apply principles, regulations and legislation underlying supply chain management in the public sector 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  15 
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 working towards this standard will be working within a Public Sector environment, specialising in Public Finance Management and Administration, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to public officials who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards becoming an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and applying the principles of supply chain management
  • Applying supply chain management policies and procedures within the public sector
  • Utilising supply chain management systems and resources to fulfill the function effectively
  • Securing and managing supplier contracts 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and apply the principles of supply chain management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The elements of a world class supply chain management system are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The evolution and importance of supply chain management systems in the public sector are understood and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Legislation relating to supply chain management within the public sector are explained and applied. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legislation pertaining to supply chain management within the public sector includes but is not limited to BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) policies and principles, the Municipal Finance Management Act, the Public Finance Management Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Guidelines and principles that enable the operation of a sound supply chain management in the public sector are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The principles underlying e-commerce are identified, understood and applied to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of supply chain at a tactical level. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply supply chain management policies and procedures within the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The spanning functional boundaries of supply chain management in South Africa's public sector are understood and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Public sector processes in making decisions about quality and quantity, supplier selection, pricing decisions and timing of purchases are understood and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Contractual principles, policies and procedures that apply to the public sector are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The ethics and codes of conduct associated with supply chain management within the public sector are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reporting processes pertaining to supply chain management codes of conduct are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Utilise supply chain management systems and resources to fulfill the function effectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Strategic objectives are transformed into a supply chain optimization framework and forecasts drawn up accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate systems and resources are utilized to ensure supply chain optimization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different inventory systems are distinguished to enhance management of inventories in the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Bulk services and goods are procured via the utilization of supply chain management regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Customer-service standards are achieved in a cost-effective and appropriate manner through supply chain optimization. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Secure and manage supplier contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Contract and relationship management techniques, tools and philosophies are utilised to foster synergistic opportunities within supply chain management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Standard public sector contracts are reviewed and adapted to effectively secure supplier relations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Terms and conditions relating to different types of contracts are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Contract administration is undertaken on an ongoing basis to ensure proactive management of contracts. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any 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 an ETQA 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, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Public sector policies and procedures relating to procurement, including preferential ratings, BEE (Black Economic Empowerment)
  • Public Finance Management Act
  • Municipal Finance Management Act
  • Principles of supply chain management and supply chain optimization
  • The role of forecasting in supply chain management
  • Customer focused marketing
  • The principles of added value service
  • Supply chain relationships
  • Cross-functional integration
  • The principles and techniques of e-commerce
  • The basic principles of logistic management
  • Ethics and codes of conduct in public sector supply chain management 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to manage supply chains optimally. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to create collaborative working relationships with suppliers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all supply chain management principles, tools and policies are integrated into overall business strategy. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and crtically evaluate information in order to source and evaluate suitable suppliers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to convey information pertaining to supply chain management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in ensuring that supply chain management policies and procedures comply with overall public sector regulations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that supply chain problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and form part of a national and international process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that supply chain management also supports the upliftment of emerging organisations according to SA's BEE plan. 

    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  49554   National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  57824   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  58580   National Certificate: Aerodrome Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Elective  50419   National Certificate: Port Control and Admissions  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-06-29  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  74149   National Certificate: Supply Chain Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58579   National Diploma: Air Traffic Control  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  TETA 


    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. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. ABA Sebenzi 
    3. Academics Dynamics (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Acrodia Investments 
    5. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    6. Akhona Skills Fountain and Trading 
    7. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    8. Alika Investment CC 
    9. All Access Holdings 
    10. Amabamba Recruitment 
    11. Amaqamu Project Management &Consulting 
    12. AUBREY NYIKO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
    13. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    14. Bantubanye Skills 
    15. Batho Fela Ordinary People 
    16. Bavuse Trading Enterprises cc 
    17. Better Best Skills Development 
    18. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    19. Bizz Professional Training and Skills Development 
    20. Boland College Head Office 
    21. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    22. BPL Academy 
    23. Break The Chains Development Services 
    24. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    25. C & D Logistics 
    26. Centre for Logistics Excellence Pty Ltd 
    27. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    28. Chuma Development Consultants 
    29. Circleway College 
    30. COMMERCE EDGE SOUTH AFRICA PTY LTD 
    31. Crimsonblu (PTY) LTD 
    32. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    33. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    34. DB Schenker Logistics Campus NMEA Pty Ltd 
    35. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    36. Dee-Bravo Training Centre 
    37. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    38. DialNx Consultants 
    39. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
    40. Dithipe Development Institute (PTY) LTD 
    41. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    42. E-Login Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Edequette Training Institute 
    44. Edu Wize Group Pty Ltd 
    45. Edutel Public Service Company 
    46. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    47. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Express Model 405 
    49. Extribyte (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Free State Training and Development Institute 
    51. FRN Holdings 
    52. GATYANA TRAINING ACADEMY 
    53. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    54. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    55. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    56. Globalwise Training & Consulting (PTY) Ltd. 
    57. Growth Management Consulting 
    58. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    59. Hadima Training Academy 
    60. Hamonate Consulting 
    61. HarvestHouse Consulting and Training South Africa PTY LTD 
    62. Harvitex cc 
    63. HDPSA GROUP (PTY) LTD 
    64. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    65. HS GLOBAL SKILLS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 
    66. Ikhaya Training and Consulting 
    67. Ikusasa Lethu Projects and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    68. Ilinge Labantu Debt Solution 
    69. Imbo driving school 
    70. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    71. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    72. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    73. Isipho Equiping (Pty) Ltd 
    74. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    75. Jobafrik Consulting 
    76. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    77. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    78. Kelsey Events and Business Consulting 
    79. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    80. Kgolo Institute 
    81. Khabolwazi Pty LTD 
    82. Khoali Education, Training and development consultants 
    83. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    84. Khulani HR Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    85. Kia Chuma 
    86. KMS COLLEGE 
    87. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    88. KPI Consulting Pty LTD 
    89. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    90. Leading Innovation and Change Pty Ltd 
    91. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    92. Ledisa Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    93. LEMARK TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    94. Letlhogela Business Consulting Pty Ltd 
    95. Letlotlo La Gae (Pty) Ltd 
    96. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    97. Mabuya Amahle Trading 
    98. Madidi Supply Chain Institute and Business Institute 
    99. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    100. Makho Bops Trading & Projects 
    101. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    102. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    103. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
    104. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    105. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    106. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    107. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    108. Metro Minds 
    109. Miczo's Enterprise 
    110. Mission Point Consulting 
    111. Modern Technical College FET 
    112. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    113. Motheo FET College - Bloemfontein Campus 
    114. Motheo Skills Entity 
    115. Mowils Consultants 
    116. Mvelaphanda Technologies 
    117. National School of Government (NSG) 
    118. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    119. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    120. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    121. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    122. NORKEM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (PTY) LTD 
    123. NS Global Academy 
    124. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    125. Pachi Global Foundation 
    126. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    127. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    128. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    129. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    130. Pro-Active Assessment and RPL College (Pty) Ltd 
    131. Pro-Active Public Services College (Pty) Ltd 
    132. Pro-African College (PTY) LTD 
    133. PRODIGY BUSINESS SERVICES (PTY) LTD 
    134. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    135. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    136. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    137. Reflections Development Institute 
    138. Regen Institute of Leadership and Management Education 
    139. Regenesys School of Public Management 
    140. Royal Impression Academy 
    141. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    142. School of Shipping 
    143. SIMS KHULA TRAINING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    144. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    145. Sizanesu Consulting 
    146. Solstice Networks CC. 
    147. Southern Seas Institute CC 
    148. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    149. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    150. The Crimson CO CC. 
    151. The People Architects 
    152. The Skills Authority 
    153. The Supply Chain Academy - SCA SA Pty Ltd 
    154. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    155. TIPP SOLUTIONS CC 
    156. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    157. Training Consultant and SD College 
    158. Trainyoucan 
    159. True-Blue Training (Pty) Ltd 
    160. Tsebo Warehouse 
    161. Tuns Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    162. Ubuholi Bendabuko Capacity Building (PTY) Ltd 
    163. Ukhozi Consulting Cleaning Services 
    164. UKWAKHILE TRAINING 
    165. Umfolozi FET College 
    166. Umfolozi FET College - Central Office 
    167. Umqondo Consultancy 
    168. Unakho Business Solutions 
    169. University of Fort Hare 
    170. University of North West 
    171. University of Pretoria 
    172. University of Venda 
    173. V HERRMANNSEN AND ASSOCIATES CC 
    174. Velile Supply Chain Consulting 
    175. Vicmat Consultants 
    176. Vuselela FET College - Central Office 
    177. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    178. VUSHENI LEARNING ACADEMY 
    179. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    180. WHSE Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    181. Wits University 
    182. Y2K College 
    183. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    184. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 



    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.