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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify and apply safety, health and risk prevention procedures for livestock, game and agricultural products 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377343  Identify and apply safety, health and risk prevention procedures for livestock, game and agricultural products 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Auctioneering 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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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 livestock, game and agricultural products.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and describing dangerous situations and events that have potential to harm workers and the work environment.
  • Identifying risk and applying risk assessment procedures in the auctioning industry.
  • Limiting damage to people, property and equipment in the case of an emergency.
  • Identifying and applying preventative procedures related to transmittable diseases.
  • Monitoring the implementation of the health and safety plan, systems and procedures. 

  • 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 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and describe dangerous situations and events that have potential to harm workers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Potential dangerous situations and events harmful to people are described in terms of their physical and psychological effects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Potential dangerous situations and events harmful to the environment are described in terms of their possible negative effect to the environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Safety measures for dangerous situations and events are described in terms of how they eliminate, isolate, minimise, contain or dispose of the problem. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Methods for monitoring the effectiveness of safety issues are described in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify risk and apply risk assessment procedures in the auctioning industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Situations of risk are described in terms of frequency, impact and level of risk in the auctioneering industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Risk assessment procedures are applied in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Documentation associated with risk identification and risk assessment procedures are completed in accordance with organisational requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Limit damage to people, property and equipment in the case of an emergency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The location of fire fighting equipment is known by pointing out locations at a site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different types of fire fighting equipment is used according to accepted practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Emergency procedures are explained according to organisational practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The location of first aid supplies and first aid staff is described with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify and apply preventative procedures related to transmittable diseases. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The types of transmittable diseases found amongst livestock and game are tabulated together with their preventative procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The types of transmittable diseases found amongst agricultural products are tabulated together with their preventative procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Procedures to prevent the spreading of transmittable diseases amongst livestock and game are described according to organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Procedures to prevent the spreading of transmittable diseases amongst agricultural products are described according to organisational procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Monitor the implementation of the health and safety plan, systems and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Statutory health and safety requirements is described in terms of a business organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The impact of not complying with statutory health and safety requirements for a business organisation is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An implementation plan is compiled to effect the statutory health and safety requirements for a business organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Safety compliance needs are reviewed to identify possible changes and amend the policies and procedures. 


    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 
  • Methods and techniques for keeping livestock and game safe.
  • Animal welfare and rights issues.
  • Principles and techniques for identifying risk to game and livestock.
  • Methods and techniques for the handling and keeping agricultural products.
  • Policies, systems and procedures for health and safety at an auctioneering site. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems, which affect the safety of livestock, game and agricultural products at auction sites. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the maintenance of safety of livestock, game and agricultural products at auction sites. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities in order to develop and implement the health and safety requirements and in applying safety and health requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information to enhance the safety of game, livestock and agricultural products at auction sites. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with all stakeholders regarding the health and safety of livestock, game and agricultural products. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the world as a set of related systems where the safety of livestock and game is paramount to level issues and a successful auction. 

    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.
     
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