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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage property storage and use within a law enforcement environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120493  Manage property storage and use within a law enforcement environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Visible Policing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
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 
This unit standard is for learners who demonstrate understanding of property and exhibits management.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Demonstrate understanding of the initial process of receiving and registering of property.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the process taking control and safeguarding of the property after the initial receiving and registering phase.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the processes of safe keeping, transferring and disposing of property. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication NQF 4
  • Numeracy NQF 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate understanding of the initial process of receiving and registering of property. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Property refer to but is not limited to:
  • Exhibits, found property and prisoner's property. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The process of finding or receiving of property is described in terms of organisational procedures, standards and current legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Process refers to: from the moment of time of finding or receiving of property by a member until handing in at the relevant office.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process after receiving of property from relevant office is described terms of organisational procedures, standards and current legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Process refers to: from the moment of time of finding or receiving it from a member until such time the property is handed over to the evidence storage official.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purpose of registers and forms relevant to the receiving of property is described in terms of organisational procedures, standards and current legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Registers and forms refer but are not limited to:

    Property transfer register, exhibits register, disposal of stolen property form, indemnity forms, notice to collect property forms and temporary receipt.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate understanding of the process taking control and safeguarding of the property after the initial receiving and registering phase. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The process of taking control of property and the storage and subsequent disposal thereof is described according to organisational procedures and current legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The various types of property in possession are handled according to organisational procedures, standards and current legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The types of property refer but not limited to:

    Bankcards, cash, found property, suspected stolen goods (perishable and non-perishable), gems, dangerous substances, firearms, vehicles, identity documents and passports.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The process of safekeeping of various types of property is described according to organisational procedures, standards and current legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process of dealing with various types of property is described according to organisational procedures, standards and current legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate understanding of the processes for safe keeping, transferring and disposing of property. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Property refers to but is not limited to:

    Liquor, clothing, perishable goods, petrol, diesel, oil and cash. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The process of safe keeping property is described according to organizational procedures, standards and current legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process of transferring property is described according to organizational procedures, standards and current legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The process of disposing property is described according to organizational procedures, standards and current legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Disposal refers but not limited to:

    Selling, return the property to lawful owner, destroy and use for official purposes.
     


    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 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 with 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 with 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 
  • Initial process of receiving and registering of property
  • Exhibits, found property and prisoner's property
  • Process of finding or receiving of property
  • Purpose of registers and forms relevant to the receiving of property
  • Process taking control of and safeguard property
  • Various types of property
  • Processes for safe keeping, transferring and disposing of property
  • Criminal Procedure Act
  • South African Police Service Act
  • The Constitution of South Africa
  • Organizational Policies and Procedures as stated in Standing Operational Procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group organization, community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

    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  58183   National Diploma: Forensic Pathology Support  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  50122   National Certificate: Policing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-12-31  SAS SETA 


    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. BROOKLYN CITY COLLEGE (PTY) LTD RUSTENBURG CAMPUS 
    2. SBV SERVICES MIDRAND 
    3. SHEPPERD ACADEMY 
    4. SNAP SOLUTIONS NETWX PTY LTD 
    5. TSHWANE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ACADEMY 



    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.