2022 Review of Retail, Distribution and Sales Unit Standards

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council has completed review of 154 unit standards listed on the NZQA Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in the following domains.  

Distribution – 9 unit standards

Merchandising and Marketing – 11 unit standards

Retail and Distribution Core Skills – 43 unit standards

Retail and Distribution Management and Technical Skills – 15 unit standards

Garden Retail, Jewellery Sales and Service, Retail Delicatessen, Retail Produce – 29 unit standards

Sales – 41 unit standards

Sales Transactions – 6 unit standards

A review panel has ensured they remain fit for purpose with only minor changes. Following national consultation on the draft reviewed standards in September 2022, an application was submitted to NZQA for initial evaluation and approval in November 2022. For a summary of the main changes see below.

If you would like to contact us regarding the above project, please email qualifications@ringahora.nz

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council, Qualifications Systems Products Team.

 

Main changes

Distribution

Unit standard 11985 Legislation updated in terms of changes to Health and Safety. 

Unit standard 28497 Intention of standard clarified with additional definition and ranges made open for some performance criteria. 

Unit standard Legislation updated.

Merchandising and Marketing

Unit standard 63 Legislation updated.

Unit standards 67 and 407 Minor typographical corrections.

Unit standard 11949 Definition added, and range clarified.

Unit standard 11993 Definition clarified, and some ranges made open.

Unit standard 12005 Qualifier shifted from outcome to performance criteria.

Retail and Distribution Core Skills

Unit standards 11968, 12003, 24997, 24998, 24999, 25000, 25001, 25002, 25802, 27229, 28147, 28149, 28298, 28299, 28300, 28303 Legislation updated.

Unit standards 11971, 12003, 28301 Guidance information amended for clarity.

Unit standards 11978, 12003, 24997, 24998, 27229, 28298, 28301 Performance criteria clarified.

Unit standards 28151, 28152 and 28302 Punctuation corrected for performance criteria in.

Unit standards 24998, 25001, 25002, 25745, 25798, 25801 and 25802 Emendation of range statements of performance criteria.

Unit standard 24996 Terminology clarified.

Retail and Distribution Management, Retail – Technical Skills

Unit standards 410, 11969 and 11988 Legislation updated.

Unit standard 11987 Range emended.

Unit standard 22012 Range emended to remove redundancy.

Unit standards 26556 and 26557 Guidance information and references updated.

Garden Retail, Jewellery Sales and Service, Retail Delicatessen, Retail Produce

Unit standards 3149, 15955, 15957-15958, 15964-15967 22161, 22162 and 28105 Designated to expire.

Unit standards 3147 and 11998 Legislation updated.

Unit standard 3146 Outcome X clarified.

Unit standards 11998 and 15968 Guidance information upgraded for clarity.

Unit standards 15962 and 15971 Minor punctuation.

Expiry of all unit standards in Domain Jewellery Sales and Service

Sales

Unit standards 10459, 10461-10469, 26874-26875 are designated to expire.

Unit Standards 61, 10457-10458, 10460, 10470-10471, 26857, 26859-26863, 26865-26872, 26876, 29290-29294 Legislation updated.

Unit Standards 26876, 29290-29294 Guidance information upgraded.

Unit standard 26869 Performance criterion range correction.

Sales Transaction

Unit standards 11817, 11831, 11838 and 12009 References to legislation updated.