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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  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Core  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
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  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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  2023-06-30  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  2023-06-30  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  2023-06-30  CHIETA 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  49056   National Certificate: Domestic Appliance Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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  2023-06-30  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. AGB Finance 
2. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
3. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
4. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
5. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
6. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
7. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
8. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
9. Beaches Clothing Cc 
10. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
11. Bonenhle Investments 
12. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
13. Brightness Fashion and Design Academy cc 
14. CAMBLISH TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
15. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
16. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
17. Capricorn TVET College 
18. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
19. Changing Women 
20. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
21. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
22. Dieketseng Training Centre 
23. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
24. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
25. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
26. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
27. Egsibit Training and Development 
28. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
29. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
30. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
31. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
32. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
33. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
34. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
35. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
36. Firstrand Bank - Benmore 
37. Georgia Clothing CC 
38. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
39. GNS ENTERPRISE (PTY) LTD 
40. Golden Era Group of Companies 
41. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
42. Gufferty Consulting 
43. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
44. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
45. I Care Resource Centre 
46. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
47. Impangela Trading 
48. Impela Trading cc 
49. Injiya Trading and Projects 
50. INTERMASIKO CC 
51. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
52. IQRAAM DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
53. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
54. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
55. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
56. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
57. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
58. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
59. Kudis Designs and Supply 
60. KWEM Management Solutions 
61. Letaba TVET College 
62. LFS DESIGNS 
63. Lilunzo Creations 
64. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
65. Longata Consultant 
66. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
67. Lukhele Training and Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
68. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
69. Majuba TVET College 
70. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
71. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
72. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
73. Master Patterns by Rona 
74. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
75. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
76. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
77. MFISA 
78. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
79. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
80. Modilete Training 
81. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
82. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
83. NDIMASE TRADING 
84. Nedbank Ltd 
85. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
86. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
87. Ngaphakathi Investments 
88. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
89. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
90. OTP 
91. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
92. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
93. Phala Projects cc 
94. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
95. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
96. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
97. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
98. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
99. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
100. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
101. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
102. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
103. Sefudi Business Solutions 
104. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
105. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
106. Sew Africa Training Centre 
107. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
108. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
109. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
110. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
111. SIYAYA SKILLS CAPE 
112. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
113. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
114. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
115. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
116. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
117. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
118. Talent for Sewing 
119. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
120. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
121. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
122. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
123. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
124. Thitha Training and Development Services 
125. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
126. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
127. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
128. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
129. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
130. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
131. Tshwane North College 
132. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
133. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
134. Umbuso Training Services 
135. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
136. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
137. Valoworx 278 
138. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
139. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
140. Vhembe TVET College 
141. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
142. Western Cape Clothing and Textiles Service Centre 
143. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
144. ZA GEAR 



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