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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Canvass and source game, livestock and agricultural products 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377340  Canvass and source game, livestock and agricultural products 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Auctioneering 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  NQF Level 05 
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 would be useful to all people involved in the Auctioneering industry, particularly those involved in the Auctioneering of Agriculture, where livestock, game and agricultural products need to be found for resale purposes.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying sources of game, livestock and agricultural products.
  • Analysing profiles of sources of game, livestock and agricultural products.
  • Building and developing a sellers database. 

  • 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 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Auction products will include game, livestock and agricultural products.
  • Livestock species will include cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, fish and equine.
  • Game will include antelope, zebra, buffalo, wildebeest, elephant, rhinos, hippo, warthog, carnivores, ungulates, very large mammals and small mammals.
  • Agricultural products will include maize, wheat, vegetables, fruit, flowers herbs, bulbs, seeds, wool, mohair, carcasses, cured hides and skins. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify sources of game, livestock and agricultural products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sources of game, livestock and agricultural products are categorised for auctioneering purposes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Modus Operandi to source game, livestock and agricultural products according to organizational procedures is explained and recorded in required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Records of customers, buyers and sellers is maintained and updated in required format. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse profiles of sources of game, livestock and agricultural products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sourcing and prospecting activities and opportunities are described for a selected area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The selected sourcing area is described in terms of market size, trends and type of product available. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Descriptions and profiles of potential sellers are compiled for a selected area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Competitive organisations are analysed for a selected area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Market opportunities and threats are described in quantified terms. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Build and develop a sellers' database. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A range of products is sourced to match the profile of the selected area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Buyer needs are analysed in order to establish types and sources of products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Methods to build and maintain relationships with prospective sellers are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Database and contact record system is maintained so that the potential auction opportunities can be identified for future use. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against the unit standard (including through Recognition of Prior Learning) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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 one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Local area and potential sources of game, livestock and agricultural products.
  • Organisation systems, policies and procedures for capturing and maintaining seller and buyer databases. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems directly related to the canvassing and sourcing of game, livestock and agricultural products. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in obtaining the required information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities to have seller information available at all times. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the information related to the sourcing of game, livestock and agricultural products. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with potential sellers. 

    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  80547   National Certificate: Auctioneering Practices  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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. Rasinkhu Investments 



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