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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of agriculture based auctioning 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377345  Demonstrate an understanding of agriculture based auctioning 
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 agricultural related products.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining and describing the purpose and function of relevant acts and their amendments.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the conditions of sale for agricultural products.
  • Explaining the auctioning process for agricultural products. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this Unit Standard are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The relevant acts and standards will include:
  • Animal Identification Act: Act no 6 of 2002.
  • Stock Theft Act: Act no 57 of 1959.
  • Animal Protection Act: Act no 71 of 1962.
  • Agricultural Produce Agent Act: Act no 12 of 1992.
  • Act on the prevention and combating of corruptive activities: Act 12 of 2004.
  • National Credit Act: Act 34 of 2005.
  • Consumers Act: Act 68 of 2008.
  • Estate Agent Act: Act 90 of 1998.
  • National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act: Act 7 of 2003 and 10 of 2004.
  • Code of Practice for the handling of livestock at Sale yard and Vending Sites (Drawn up by the Livestock Welfare Coordinating Committee).
  • Transport and Holding Pens-SA National Standards SANS 10331 (SABS).

    Clauses will include payment required, description of asset, transfer of possession, voetstoets, cancellation, breach, nominee, price, commissions and payments. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain and describe the purpose and function of relevant Acts and operational standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A copy of the required legislative act is sourced and filed in accordance with organisational storage requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The applicability of the act is explained in terms of the context it is applied in. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The enforcement process of the act is described in terms of what it means for individual auctioneering organizations and buyers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process required before the auction can take place and the process that the auction must follow are explained in terms of the requirements of the relevant Act. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the conditions of sale for agricultural products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose and nature of a valid mandate is explained in terms of the advantages, disadvantages and legal requirements for both the auctioneer and the seller. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Suspensive conditions pertaining to agricultural auctioning are explained in terms of the procedure followed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The removal of the product is described in terms of the procedure followed and applicable timeframes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the auctioning process for agricultural products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The sales process is described in line with company procedures for the relevant products to be auctioned. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The terms "with or without reserve" are explained in line with relevant legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Auction conditions are communicated to all potential bidders in accordance with organisational regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The term "sold subject to confirmation" is explained in line with organisational operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Commission procedure on completion of the auction is described in terms of relevant regulations. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through Recognition of Prior Learning) 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 
  • The relevant acts affecting real estate auctioning.
  • Company systems, policies and procedures for auctioning real estate.
  • Interpreting mandates.
  • The principles and processes for auctioning real estate. 

  • 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 will affect the successful outcome of the auction. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities to have all relevant legislative acts and amendments available. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the product to be auctioned. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with sellers and buyers in preparing for an 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.
     
    1. Rasinkhu Investments 



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