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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10006  Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 
ORIGINATOR
Interim SGB for Business, Commerce, Mgmnt Studies 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: discuss entrepreneurship; identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur; identify, assess and improve learners? individual entrepreneurial characteristics and discuss business ethics and social responsibility. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
None. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Discuss entrepreneurship. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Entrepreneurship is described and discussed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Different types of business are identified, described and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Service providers; manufacturing, trade and retail industries; Sole Traders ; Partnership ; Close Corporations ; Co-operatives and Companies
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship are discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
At least 3 of each
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The role of entrepreneurship in social development is explained and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Job Creation; Local Wealth Creation; Negation of the Migrant Labour, Urbanisation; Empowerment
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Enabling programs for the entrepreneur are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
e.g. Ntsika; Khula; local business service centres and providers
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Ability to identify opportunities; ability to make informed decisions; Ability to manage risk, time management
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur are listed and described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies should be used to analyse successful entrepreneurs.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The importance of each characteristic is analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Ability to identify opportunities; ability to make informed decisions; Ability to manage risk, time management.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Identify, assess and improve individual entrepreneurial characteristics. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Individual/personal entrepreneurial characteristics are identified and listed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Questionnaires should be developed for personal entrepreneurial characteristics
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Individual/personal characteristics are assessed against the general entrepreneurial characteristics. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assessment should be followed by confidential counselling by the facilitator
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Ways to address shortcomings is developed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Could include e.g. skills training, assertiveness training.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Strategies to address shortcomings are implemented. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Discuss business ethics and social responsibility. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The importance of business ethics is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Honesty; Justice; Fairness; Honouring of contracts
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The need for social responsibility in business is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Social responsibility is used to redress imbalances. Inter-relationship between ethics and a code of conduct will be discussed
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The inter-relationship between business ethics and a code of conduct is discussed. 


UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
4. Exploring education and career opportunities; and
5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one?s activities responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health of others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  61755   General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SERVICES 
Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  FPMSETA 
Core  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CETA 
Elective  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  EWSETA 
Elective  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Elective  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  AgriSETA 
Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
Elective  59015   National Certificate: Gas Installations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  CHIETA 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  49056   National Certificate: Domestic Appliance Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2018-06-30  EWSETA 
Elective  23094   Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2009-09-09  ETDP SETA 
Elective  23708   National Certificate: Community Water, Sanitation and Health Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-06-11  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  23095   Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2018-06-30  ETDP SETA 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
 
1. African Dream Campus 
2. Aldabri 106 (PTY) Ltd 
3. Aranda Learnership College 
4. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
5. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
6. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
7. Brightspark Academy 
8. Buna Construction And Projects 
9. DEE& DUU TRAINING INSTITUTE 
10. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
11. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
12. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
13. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
14. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
15. Hot To Go Trading 17 Cc 
16. I Care Resource Centre 
17. In Touch Comm Develop & 
18. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT NPC SDL 
19. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 
20. LETHUKUKHANYA HEALTH INS 
21. Light and Life Centre 
22. Longata Consultant 
23. Mamello Service Excellence 
24. Maphelong Trading Enterprise 
25. MAREMATLOU TRADING CC 
26. Masima Training Sa Cc 
27. Mawindy's Community Training Centre 
28. MFISA 
29. Michaelmas College (PTY) Ltd 
30. MPACT 
31. Mpumalanga Skills Training College CC 
32. Mthoms Trading 
33. Nascence Education and Training Solutions 
34. NCHEBEKO SKILLS CONSULTANCY 
35. Ngaphakathi Investments 
36. Nomasojabula Training Centre 
37. Phatsiphatsi Furniture CC 
38. Philani Training and Development Solutions NPC 
39. Protech Training cc 
40. Roseline Interiors And Catering Academy (PTY) LTD 
41. Sedibeng Public FET College - Central Office 
42. Setlakala Business Development 
43. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
44. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
45. Skills Fusion 
46. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
47. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
48. Taletso FET College - Central Office 
49. The Institute of Bankers in south Africa 
50. Tshwane North College 
51. TSK Projects 
52. Umfolozi FET College 
53. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
54. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
55. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C.C 
56. Western Cape Clothing and Textiles Service Centre 



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