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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Check out-bound orders 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258219  Check out-bound orders 
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 the security area within a DC or warehouse.

It is for people who are responsible for checking stock prior to its leaving the DC to ensure the correct stock in the correct quantities as invoiced by the DC/Warehouse, are dispatched.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Explain the effect of shrinkage and losses.
  • Explain how out-bound orders are checked.
  • Check out-bound orders. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner will be competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the effect of shrinkage and losses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Shrinkage and losses are explained in relation to the profits of the organisation and their impact on employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The effect of incorrect deliveries/non-delivery of merchandise is explained in respect of its affect on the DC, the customer of the DC and the shopper. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur are explained as applicable to the process of picking and dispatching. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain how out-bound orders are checked. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The method for checking out-bound orders is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The time frames for the checking of out-bound orders is explained as it applies to the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The handling of discrepancies discovered as a result of checking out-bound orders is explained as it applies to the organisation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Discrepancies includes but is not limited to incorrect goods having been picked, excess or short quantities, missing goods, damaged goods, expired/short dated goods.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Check out-bound orders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Stock description and quantities for dispatch are identified as recorded by the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Actual stock for dispatch is compared to documentation as per organisation procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Discrepancies are identified and handled according to organisation policies and procedures within required timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The packing of the goods is checked to ensure stock is packed according to the requirements of the organisation and characteristics of the stock. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Characteristics of the stock includes but is not limited to cold chain, or high value items, drugs, heavy goods, hazardous goods.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Programmes leading to the award of credits from this unit standard will be accredited by the Wholesale and Retail SETA in its ETQA role. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the Wholesale and Retail SETA ETQA.
  • Internal Moderations will be performed by the Accredited Providers whilst the Wholesale and Retail ETQA will perform external moderations of assessments across the Accredited Providers according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:
  • The effect of shrinkage and losses on the organisation and staff.
  • The effect of incorrect deliveries deliveries/non-delivery of merchandise on the DC, the customer and the shopper.
  • Ways in which shrinkage and losses occur through picking and the dispatch of stock.
  • The method for checking of out-bound orders.
  • The time frames for the checking of out-bound orders.
  • The handling of discrepancies. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems associated with out-bound orders that have a direct impact on customer relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group or role-players when controlling out-bound orders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in discharging ones duties and responsibilities within the W&R business. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using appropriate modes of oral and/or written persuasion in dealing with discrepancies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world, as a set of related systems by recognising that the business unit and customer are interdependent. 

    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  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. Nela Kahle 80 cc 
    3. 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.