2. Understand the composition of the supply chain in the transport industry

Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 9010 NQF Level 03 Credits  2 Purpose: This unit standard is designed to provide credits towards the mathematical literacy requirements. The essential purposes of the mathematical literacy requirements are that, as the learner progresses with confidence through the levels, the learner will grow in: Unit standard range: This unit standard covers: Approximation in relation to the use of computing technologies, the distinction between exact and approximate answers in a variety of problem settings. More detailed range statements are provided for specific outcomes and assessment criteria as needed. Outcomes:

  1. Convert numbers between the decimal number system and the binary number system.
  2. Work with numbers in different ways to express size and magnitude.
  3. Demonstrate the effect of error in calculations.

Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 9013 NQF Level 03 Credits  4 Purpose: This unit standard is designed to provide credits towards the mathematical literacy requirements of the NQF at level 3. The essential purposes of the mathematical literacy requirements are that, as the learner progresses with confidence through the levels, the learner will grow in: Unit standard range: The scope of this unit standard includes length, surface area, volume, mass, speed ; ratio and proportion; making and justifying conjectures. Contexts relevant to the adult, the workplace and the local community. More detailed range statements are provided for specific outcomes and assessment criteria as needed. Outcomes:

  1. Measure, estimate, and calculate physical quantities in practical situations.
  2. Explore, describe and represent, interpret and justify geometrical relationships and conjectures.

Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 9012 NQF Level 03 Credits  5 Purpose: This Unit Standard is designed to provide credits towards the mathematical literacy requirement of the NQF at Level 3. The essential purposes of the mathematical literacy requirement are that, as the learner progresses with confidence through the levels, the learner will grow in: a confident, insightful use of mathematics in the management of the needs of everyday living to become a self-managing person Unit standard range: This unit standard includes the requirement to: Identify issues suited to resolution by statistical methods Outcomes:

  1. Pose questions, collect and organise data.
  2. Represent, analyse and interpret data using various techniques.
  3. Use random events to explore and apply, probability concepts in simple life.

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 7456 NQF Level 03 Credits  5 Purpose: This unit standard will be useful to people who aim to achieve recognition at some level in Further Education and Training or to meet the Fundamental requirement of a wide range of qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework. Unit standard range: Use mathematics to plan and control personal and/or household budgets and income and expenditure. Use simple and compound interest to make sense of and define a variety of situations including investments, stokvels, inflation, appreciation and depreciation. Investigate various aspects of financial transactions including costs, prices, revenue, cost price, selling price, loss and profit. Outcomes:

  1. Use mathematics to plan and control personal, regional and/or national budgets and income and expend
  2. Use simple and compound interest to make sense of and define a variety of situations.
  3. Use mathematics to debate aspects of the national economy.

Managing self-development (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 7997 NQF Level 04 Credits  12 Purpose: A learner accredited with this standard will be able to effectively plan their professional development and implement their personal career plans to improve their functioning in the broader work and social environment. Unit standard range: The applied competency expressed in this standard cover a variety of familiar and unfamiliar processes requiring a range of innovative responses based on informed judgment and analytical interpretation of information by the learner, who has complete responsibility for the quantity and quality of output. Outcomes:

  1. Identify the skills and knowledge required for the development of his/her career path.
  2. Make and update his/her personal plans for developing skills.
  3. Prioritise goals and objectives.
  4. Select mechanisms for pursuing feedback.
  5. Source, select and utilise the requisite resources.
  6. Identify ways to minimise digressions or obstacles.

Manage administration records (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 110009 NQF Level 04 Credits  4 Purpose: This Unit Standard is intended for learners working in Administration in commercial and non-commercial organisations and is intended to enable them to manage administrative records. It is also applicable to learners working in other sub-fields who are responsible for keeping records of an administrative nature. Unit standard range: Documents will include accessible information Stakeholders will include any relevant or interested party. Outcomes:

  1. Control and deal with confidential information and documents.
  2. Control and evaluate ordering and distribution of office stationery.
  3. Implement control measures with individuals.

Ensuring customer satisfaction and competitive practice (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 8037 NQF Level 03 Credits  2 Purpose: On accreditation of this standard, the learner will be able to contribute to the cost effectiveness of the business and customer satisfaction, by demonstrating an integrated practical and theoretical understanding of competitive practice and customer relations based on quality service to the customer and sound business practices. Unit standard range: The applied competence expressed in this standard cover a variety of familiar processes leading to customer satisfaction and promoting competitive practices, requiring responses based on interpretation of available information and limited discretion and judgement by the learner. The learner must demonstrate shared responsibility for the quality of service and the level of competitive practice employed. Outcomes:

  1. Identify the nature and extent of the service to be rendered to clients.
  2. Calculate product costing.
  3. Identify special service arrangements.
  4. Calculate costing of service.
  5. Control damage and process claims.

Processing and controlling documentation (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 8035 NQF Level 04 Credits  4 Purpose: A learner accredited with this standard will be able to demonstrate an integrated practical and theoretical understanding of documentation processing and control systems and apply that knowledge to the work environment, resulting in improved customer service and efficiency in practice. Unit standard range: The applied competence expressed in this standard covers the processing and control of the full spectrum of both internal and customs documentation to facilitate the efficient handling of freight in any organisation/warehouse/distribution centre/port environment throughout the Transport Chain. The range includes innovative responses to concrete but sometimes unfamiliar problems, using basic analytical interpretation of information. Outcomes:

    1. Identify the most efficient method for distributing documentation.
    2. Plan and prepare the documentation that is required in specific work contexts.
    3. Identify suitable control and verification systems for all documentation.
    4. Identify the most appropriate procedure for documentation control.
    5. Complete relevant documentation timeously and accurately.
    6. Adhere to time and priority specifications in the flow of documents.
    7. Identify, access, select, interpret and record information.

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