National Certificate: Freight Handling

R16,500.00

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION
Purpose:

The safe handling of freight is dependant upon the applicable people complying with the relevant procedures and applying the necessary skills to their handling. This Qualification, therefore, is aimed at providing learners in the Freight sector with:

  • An integrated practical and theoretical grounding in Freight Handling.
  • The ability to work more effectively with others.
  • The skills necessary to maintain and enhance the level of service and quality of service expected by customers.
  • An awareness and understanding of key business principles that lead to transformation, transferability, economic growth and social development in the freight handling industry.The key areas of specialisation identified within the Freight Handling Industry are as follows:
  • Warehousing and Distribution.
  • Port Operations.
  • Stevedoring.
  • Courier Operations.
  • Bulk Handling.
  • Airfreight.
  • Forwarding and Clearing.
    UNIT STANDARDS:
      ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
    Core 8000 Apply basic business principles Level 3 NQF Level 03 9
    Core 13915 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace Level 3 NQF Level 03 4
    Core 242875 Describe basic freight logistic principles Level 3 NQF Level 03 6
    Core 8037 Ensuring customer satisfaction and competitive practice Level 3 NQF Level 03 2
    Core 8016 Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping Level 3 NQF Level 03 8
    Core 7996 Operating computer systems Level 3 NQF Level 03 8
    Core 8021 Taking basic care of freight handling machinery Level 3 NQF Level 03 2
    Core 110009 Manage administration records Level 4 NQF Level 04 4
    Core 7997 Managing self-development Level 4 NQF Level 04 12
    Core 8035 Processing and controlling documentation Level 4 NQF Level 04 4
    Fundamental 119472 Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Fundamental 9010 Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations Level 3 NQF Level 03 2
    Fundamental 9013 Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts Level 3 NQF Level 03 4
    Fundamental 119457 Interpret and use information from texts Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Fundamental 9012 Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Fundamental 119467 Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Fundamental 7456 Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Fundamental 119465 Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Elective 8022 Allocating freight for packaging and grouping Level 3 NQF Level 03 6
    Elective 242983 Arrange the distribution of small to medium sized consignments door-to-door Level 3 NQF Level 03 6
    Elective 8025 Controlling and locating stock Level 3 NQF Level 03 8
    Elective 123259 Convey dangerous goods by road Level 3 NQF Level 03 4
    Elective 117833 Handle a crime situation Level 3 NQF Level 03 6
    Elective 242984 Implement administrative and financial procedures for handling freight Level 3 NQF Level 03 10
    Elective 113843 Obtain and communicate road transport operational information Level 3 NQF Level 03 10
    Elective 110234 Provide customer service in a sales and distribution environment Level 3 NQF Level 03 7
    Elective 8024 Receiving and dispatching freight, and handling freight returns Level 3 NQF Level 03 5
    Elective 242975 Use gangway communication signals to direct ship cargo lifting appliances Level 3 NQF Level 03 4
    Elective 242979 Work with temperature controlled stock Level 3 NQF Level 03 4
    Elective 242662 Apply knowledge of fire exposures in order to manage the potential fire risk Level 4 NQF Level 04 3
    Elective 8020 Controlling hazardous/dangerous and dangerous goods Level 4 NQF Level 04 4
    Elective 117668 Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of local and international trade Level 4 NQF Level 04 15
    Elective 8036 Packing, handling and securing freight Level 4 NQF Level 04 8
    Elective 242980 Understand basic ship design, classification in relation to cargo handling Level 4 NQF Level 04 12
    Elective 242973 Understand, interpret and apply ship stowage plan Level 4 NQF Level 04 12

 

SAQA QUAL ID:57831

QUALIFICATION TITLE:National Certificate: Freight Handling

NQF LEVEL 03                                                                                                                               CREADTS:120

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