SAQA National Key point

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Legislation refers to Acts, amendments to Acts and related regulations governing National Key Points.
NKP is to be interpreted in terms of the definitions as stipulated in the Act.Requirements of the NKP act also include the prescriptions of the NKP act. 
Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain the functions of the minister and the owner of the NKP. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
The minister and the owner include but are not limited to:
The minister or his delegates, the owner of the NKP or his delegates. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The responsibilities of the minister are explained in terms of the requirements of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The responsibilities of the owner of the NKP is explained in terms of the requirements of the legislation. 
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Explain the recruitment and selection requirements of NKP security officers as stipulated by legislation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The regulated information that must be provided by a security officer on application for appointment is explained in terms of its purpose. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
Aspects that would disqualify the applicant for employment is explained in terms of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
The requirements for provisional employment of NKP security officers are explained in terms of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
The regulated training requirements that an NKP security officer must comply with is explained in training outcomes. 
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Explain how to apply the powers of security officers on an NKP. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
Explain how to apply includes but is not limited to practical scenario training, role-plays and observations. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
The responsibilities of the security officer is explained in terms of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The application of provisions regarding the presence of unidentified persons on an NKP is explained in terms of the legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
The procedure to examine articles not under the direct control of any person and render it harmless is explained in terms of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
The procedure to search persons and articles under the direct control of such person and seize such articles is explained in terms of the provisions of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
The procedure to arrest a suspect on an NKP is explained in terms of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Procedure includes but are not limited to the use of reasonable, justifiable and proportional force in affecting such an arrest.
 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
The limitations on the powers of an NKP security officer is explained in terms of the legal application. 
SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Identify the acts and deeds that are prohibited on an NKP. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
Offences that may result in summary dismissal of a security officer are explained in terms of legislation. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
The acts and deeds that are prohibited on an NKP are explained in terms of legislation. 
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 
Refer to the specific outcomes and the assessment criteria contained in this unit standard and specifically to:
The constitution of the RSA.Protocol for the searching of persons and vehicles and goods.Proportionality of force.Criminal Procedure Act sections, powers of arrest, manner in affecting an arrest use of force, pursue of arrest, breaking open of premises, searching of individuals after an arrest and searching premises for the purposes of arrest, articles that may be seized.An understanding of company policy and workplace procedures. 
UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 
UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
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Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 
UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems related to the evaluation of own performance for future improvement. 
UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise oneself and one’s activities so that outcomes of legal proceedings are obtained, noted and feedback is given to relevant role players. 
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 
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