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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage and secure cargo 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242834  Manage and secure cargo 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Security 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 08 - Law, Military Science and Security Safety in Society 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
The person credited with this unit standard will be able describe the functions and roles of the cargo processes within the environment. They are also able to describe the unlawful interference of cargo and describe the security functions related to the security and movement of cargo.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Describe security functions pertaining to cargo process within the transport environment.
  • Preventing unlawful interference of cargo within the transport environment.
  • Explaining the security functions related to the movement of cargo. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Given situation refers to a real or simulated situation. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe security functions pertaining to cargo process within the transport environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The terminology related to cargo operations is described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Current legislation and legal prescripts regarding security of cargo are described in terms of their effect on the security environment. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Current legislation could include but is not limited to: Civil Aviation Regulation Standards (CARS 1997 part 108, (SA-CATS-ACS)), International Aviation Transport Authority (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The functions and processes of cargo operations are explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prevent unlawful interference of cargo within the transport environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Types of cargo consignments are identified and described with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Types of cargo could include but are not limited to: Consignments, parcels, packaging, boxes, containers, consolidations, couriers, mail, live animals, high value items, perishables.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Consignments are secured in accordance with procedures in order to protect against unlawful acts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Security procedures are described for consignment types with examples of how the consignment is protected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Irregularities are identified in order to establish whether organisational procedures were followed in a given situation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Consequences of not preventing unlawful interference against cargo operations are described with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain the security functions related to the movement of cargo. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Cargo consignment security procedures are explained according to company procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Security procedures when moving cargo are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Handling of incidents is described in accordance with company standards and procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor 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.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Cargo terminology.
  • Cargo types.
  • Security practices.
  • Unlawful events. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to incidents within a security environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, organise and critically evaluate information related to safety and security threats within an air cargo environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when report on threats in a cargo security environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when determining legislative requirements for the safety and security of cargo. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems whereby the effective actions taken to deal with threats in cargo security contribute to the safety of people and property. 

    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  59298   Further Education and Training Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


    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. 2000 SIMUNYE SECURITY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    2. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD CAPE TOWN 
    3. ADT SECURITY SERVICES PTY LTD PRETORIA NORTH 
    4. AIM TRAINING ACADEMY 
    5. EKHURHULENI SHOOTING AND TRAINING ACADEMY 
    6. FALCON FIREARM ACADEMY 
    7. Fidelity Security Services 
    8. FIRMSTONE CONSULTING AND SECURITY ACADEMY 
    9. GINGIRIKANI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    10. INSIMBI SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE 
    11. ITO FOCUS PHOLE 
    12. Lesedi Security And Training Servic Es 
    13. MA SECURITY TRAINING AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATION 
    14. MJAYELI SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    15. PROTEA COIN GROUP (ASSETS IN TRANSIT AND ARMED REACTION) 
    16. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    17. SIT INVESTMENT HOLDINGS 
    18. TZANEEN TRAINING CENTRE LIMPOPO 
    19. VITAL SKILLS CC 
    20. XONE CONTROL ROOM MANAGEMENT (PTY) LTD 
    21. ZEVOLI 9 PTY LTD 



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