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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Outline the legal environment of a selected industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13936  Outline the legal environment of a selected industry 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Administration 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Office Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
113842  Operate according to standard operating procedures and within the parameters of applicable legislation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard provides a broad introduction to the legal environment of a selected business sector.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying the statutory elements in the structure of an organisation in a selected business sector and describe the structure of such a company
  • Explaining how their own business sector is regulated and know the main points of the legislation that apply to the industry 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    There is open access to this unit standard. The learner should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is:
  • The main elements of the structure of a typical company in the industry.
  • The Legislation and Codes of Practice specific to the industry that the learner is working within, for example, in the Unit Trust Industry, the following legislation would apply: The Unit Trust Control Act, the Unit Trust Control Amendment Act, the investment Schemes Bill/Act. In the Pharmaceutical Industry, the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, the Medical Schemes Act, The Pharmacy Act and The National Drugs Policy would be relevant. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the statutory elements in the structure of an organisation in a selected business sector 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The legislated positions within an organisation in a selected business sector are named with examples of each. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The relationship between, and the roles of the legislated positions is described according to their purpose statement portfolio. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The legal obligations of the legislated roles are explained with reference to the relevant legislation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the structure of an organisation within their own business sector 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The structure of a typical company in their own business sector is illustrated graphically, with reference to a specific organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The functions of a company within their own business sector are identified with reference to a specific organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The statutory positions and their current incumbents are identified in the named organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain how their own business sector is regulated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The industry's main representative body is identified, and its functions are explained in relation to the regulation of the industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The role and functions of any other principle regulatory bodies governing the industry are explained as they apply to the industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Reasons are given to explain why the industry is regulated with examples of the consequences of an unregulated environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The Codes of Practice that relate to the industry are identified and the main points listed in summary form. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify legislation that applies to their own business sector 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The legislation that controls the industry is identified and the main points addressed in the relevant Acts are noted in a mind map. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Amendments are identified that have been made to the different legislation in the last two years. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The manner in which industry regulation protects the customer is understood and explained with reference to specific business activities within the industry. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation and Moderation:
  • Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be from the Services Seta Education and Training Quality Assurer (SSETQA) through assessment by a registered Assessor. Assessment should be contextual and be conducted in the workplace as far as possible.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor and Moderators must be registered as moderators with SSETQA.
  • SSETQA will co-ordinate all moderation activities in accordance with their policies and procedures. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners can use visual and mathematical communication skills when graphically depicting the structure of an organisation within their own business sector and using a mind map to depict the legislation that controls their industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate the world as a set of related systems by recognising the effects of the applicable legislation has on their industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Learners are able to explore a variety of strategies of learning more effectively by using the mind map to depict legislation affecting their industry. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 113842, which is 'Operate according to standard operating procedures and within the parameters of applicable legislation', Level 3, 10 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48864   National Certificate: Auctioneering Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2011-02-16  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  59365   National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  50541   National Certificate: Locksmithing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  49276   Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Trade Exhibitions  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  49648   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  67465   National Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  67589   National Certificate: Equine Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58577   National Certificate: General Security Practices  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  60650   Professional Qualification: Business Administration  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  80546   Further Education and Training Certificate: Auctioneering Support Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  61595   Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58697   Further Education and Training Certificate: Electronic Security Installation Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48889   Further Education and Training Certificate: Hiring Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  58800   Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Support Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  61849   Further Education and Training Certificate: Train Driving  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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.
     
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