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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement and co-ordinate Contact Centre activities in an emergency environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10329  Implement and co-ordinate Contact Centre activities in an emergency environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
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 4  NQF Level 04  18 
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 forms part of the qualification, National Certificate in Contact Centre Operations NQF Level 4. Learners working towards this unit standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be working within a Contact Centre environment, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner's job. This unit standard is intended to enhance the provision of intermediate level service within the Contact Centre industry.


The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Monitoring emergency calls into and out of a Contact Centre.
  • Collating information regarding types of emergencies.
  • Streamlining activities of Contact Centre activities. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this unit standard or qualification will have demonstrated competency against unit standards in Contact Centres at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Learners are expected to have demonstrated competency in language, numeracy, literacy and communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Pre-determined criteria may include but not be limited to cost, efficiency, speed and accuracy. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Monitor emergency calls into and out of a Contact centre. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Local and international benchmarks and criteria are identified according to emergency requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Monitoring of benchmarks is conducted regularly, consistently and objectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Monitoring of calls is conducted using service specific procedures, technologies and systems accurately and effectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Monitoring results of calls is reported and documented according to service requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Feedback is provided objectively, accurately and consistently according to service specific procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Collate information regarding types of emergencies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Information collated is accurate and relevant. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Information is logically categorised. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Information is presented in an accessible format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Information is collated according to service specific procedures and practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Information presented is consistent with emergency services requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Streamline activities of Contact centre activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Activities are regularly reviewed and assessed against emergency service specific requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Activities are analysed against pre-determined criteria. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    May include but not be limited to cost, efficiency, speed, accuracy.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Activities are streamlined in such a manner that they effect measurable improvements against pre-determined criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Streamlining considerations are discussed and reviewed by all relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Streamlining is consistent with service level agreements and requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Learning programmes leading to the acquisition of these credits will be accredited by relevant Education, Training, Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A general understanding of call centre performance measurements.
  • A general understanding of the monitoring systems used.
  • A basic understanding of local and international benchmarking statistics.
  • A general understanding of business and client requirements.
  • A general understanding of industry specific products and requirements.
  • A basic understanding of analytical techniques and skills.
  • A basic understanding of basic planning and problem solving skills and techniques. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems within the context of streamlining operations in which responses display that decisions using critical and creative thinking have been used. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team in organising collation activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise and manage one's activities when planning monitoring activities and streamlining plans. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, analyse and critically evaluate client information to enhance activities conducted. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively when providing feedback. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively in effecting optimism and monitoring procedures. 

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

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  93996   Further Education and Training Certificate: Contact Centre Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  21791   National Certificate: Contact Centre Operations  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-05  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 


    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. ADVANCED ASSESSMENTS AND TRAINING PTY LTD 
    2. C L SKILLS MANAGEMENT CC 
    3. CORE CAPACITY TRAINING ACADEMY PTY LTD 
    4. CORNERSTONE SUPREME PTY LTD 
    5. D D LWAZI RENAISSANCE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT 
    6. EDU POWER SKILLS ACADEMY 
    7. ESKILLZ COLLEGE 
    8. EXOUSIA SKILLS ACADEMY 
    9. KAJAL ASSOCIATES 
    10. RAND INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING CONSULTANTS PTY LTD 
    11. SAKHISISIZWE PROJECTS 
    12. THE CONSORTIUM FOR LANGUAGE DIMENSIONAL DYNAMICS 
    13. THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PRIVATE PTY LTD 
    14. THE TRACKER CONNECT 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.