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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Merchandise chillers and freezers in a retail store 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119960  Merchandise chillers and freezers in a retail store 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
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 
This unit standard is intended for people who work in a wholesale or retail outlet that sells foods stored in chillers and freezers. Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to display and replenish stocks in chillers and freezers ensuring the cold chain is maintained at all times and that the organisation's display and ticketing standards are met. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Display stock in chillers and freezers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The grouping and layout of stock in applicable chillers and freezers is explained as required by the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The use of regular and promotional ticketing in chillers and freezers is explained as required by the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stock in a chiller or freezer is displayed according to the grouping and layouts of the organisation and requirements of the cold chain. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Replenish chillers and freezers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The requirements of the cold chain in respect of replenishing stock in chillers and freezers is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Products requiring replenishment are identified according to the organisation's procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Stock is moved from the storage areas to the shop floor in a manner, which prolongs shelf life. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The stock is rotated and unpacked in a manner which prolongs shelf life according to organisation shelf filling procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Relevant parties are informed of excess stock and low stock holdings in line with organisational requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA, which has a MOU with the relevant ETQA. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA, according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Organisational grouping and layout of stocks in chillers and freezers.
  • Organisational procedure for ticketing regular and promotional stock in chillers and freezers.
  • Organisational policies and procedures for the replenishing of cold chain products for chillers and freezers.
  • Organisational policy and procedures in respect of stock rotation in chillers and freezers.
  • Organisational procedures for the identifying of over-stocks and stock shortages and the reporting of identified problems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Solving problems.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Replenish chillers and freezers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Replenish chillers and freezers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and ones activities.

    Refer to all specific outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Replenish chillers and freezers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Refer to the following specific outcome:
  • Replenish chillers and freezers. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems.

    Refer to all specific outcomes. 

    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  58206   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 
    Elective  49792   National Certificate: Retail Perishable Food  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-10-22  Was W&RSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  63409   National Certificate: Wholesale and Retail Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  W&RSETA 


    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. Braune Training (Pty) Ltd 
    2. D Z D TRADING AND PROJECTS 24 
    3. Gain-learning Today Leading Tomorrow cc 
    4. Liza Gresse Consulting 
    5. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    6. Open Learning Group (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Southern Ambition 653 CC 
    8. Spar Group Ltd 
    9. SSD Consultants 
    10. The Ed Agency 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.