The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with entry-level knowledge, skills and attitudes for the transport and logistics sector of the South African economy. Furthermore, qualifying learners will be afforded the choice of specialisation in any of the modes of
transport. The range of typical learners will include: Unemployed learners with accessibility for employment within the sector, currently employed learners with a planned combination of learning outcomes, thereby promoting flexibility to pursue further studies across all sectors of industry. Access for all learners to formal education and recognition of current skills. Learners credited with this qualification will be able to: Explain the composition of the supply chain in relation to their role in the transport and logistics industry. Apply the relevant health, safety, security and environmental legislation, policies, and practices within the transport and logistics industry. Demonstrate life skills and entry-level workplace skills in the transport and logistics environment.


Modules and Courses

Module 1: Self Development

  • Plan, organise and manage own activities in the organisation
  • Apply knowledge of self in order to make a personal decision
  • Plan to manage one`s time

Module 2: Mathematical Literacy

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number
    bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the
    context of relevant calculations
  • Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and
    3-dimensional space in different contexts
  • Investigate life and work-related problems using data and
  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial
    aspects of personal, business, and national issues

Module 3: Occupational Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • Explain occupational health and safety within the transport industry
  • Utilise layout signs and signal communications in the transport industry

Module 4: Customer Excellence

  • Describe the impact of customer service on a business
  • Explain the role of transport logistics

Module 5: Sexuality and Chemical Dependency

  • Identify responsibilities of a team leader in
    ensuring that organisational standards are met
  • Induct a new member into a team
  • Motivate a team

Module 6: Awareness in the Workplace

  • Apply firefighting techniques
  • Perform basic life support and first aid procedures in the workplace

Module 7: Communication

  • Read/view and respond to a range of text types
  • Engage in a range of speaking/signing and listening interactions for a variety of
  • Write/sign for a variety of different purposes
  • Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn

Module 8: Mathematics

  • Work with numbers; operations with numbers and relationships between numbers
  • Describe and represent objects in terms of shape, space and measurement
  • Evaluate and solve data handling and probability problems within given contexts
  • Describe, interpret and represent mathematical patterns, functions and algebra in different

Module 8: Inventory Control

  • Count stock for a stock-take
  • Move, pack and maintain stock in a distribution centre/warehouse
  • Pick stock in a distribution centre/warehouse
  • Prepare freight for transportation


Duration: 12 Months

Delivery: Classroom/Online/Blended


Numeracy, Literacy & Communication equal to ABET 3


Qualifying learners could follow a career in:

  • Road transport
  • Forwarding and clearing
  • Freight handling
  • Maritime transport
  • Rail transport and
  • Air transport


National Certificate: Generic Management

Accreditation: TETA SETA

SAQA ID: 59300

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 120


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