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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Write and present a simple business plan 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10008  Write and present a simple business plan 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
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-Fundamental  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: Describe and analyse the different components of a typical business plan and design a business plan relevant to a selected business idea. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Numeracy and Literacy skills (ABET level 2 )Unit standard SMME 2. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain and discuss the purpose of a business plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A business plan is described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The need for, and use of, a business plan is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Access to finance monitoring & development tool
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Outline and analyse the components of a business plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The different components of a business plan are listed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Title Page ; Executive Summary ; Introduction ; Marketing Plan ; SWOT Analysis ; Financial Plan ; Staff Structure; Technical Plan ; Material Purchasing Plan ; Environmental Impact
Assessment ; Conclusion and Appendices
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The different components of a business plan are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors to consider: market size; quality; cost per job; potential profits; empowerment; number of jobs created.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The functions of the different components of the business plan are analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors to consider: market size; quality; cost per job; potential profits; empowerment; number of jobs created.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Design and present a business plan relevant to the selected business idea. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Information relating to the individual selected business idea is gathered and analysed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The development of the business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assess component by component, as well as draft to draft, i.e. assess each draft.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The written business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assess against the generic business plan.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Various presentation skills are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Body language; ability to answer questions; ability to convey ideas, tone, tempo
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. The oral presentation of the business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Body language; ability to answer questions; ability to convey ideas, tone, tempo
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
1. Literacy and Numeracy
2. Negotiation Skills
3. Labour Laws.
4. Human rights and the constitution
5. Health and Safety regulations
6. Awareness of contractual obligations
7. Technical knowledge applicable to business 

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
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  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
Elective  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
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 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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1. A4 Consultancy CC 
2. ABA Sebenzi 
3. Access Employment Skills & Development Agency 
4. African Dream Campus 
5. AGB Finance 
6. Agisanang SA Training 
7. Aldabri 106 (PTY) Ltd 
8. Amabamba Recruitment 
9. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
10. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
11. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
12. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
13. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
14. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
15. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
16. Bantubanye Skills 
17. Beaches Clothing Cc 
18. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
19. Beier SafetyFootwear 
20. Better beginning trading and projects pty ltd 
21. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
22. BOLAND COLLEGE 
23. Boland College Head Office 
24. Bonenhle Investments 
25. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
26. Brightness Fashion and Design Academy cc 
27. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
28. CAMBLISH TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
29. Canada Clothing Contractors Cc 
30. CAPE COLLEGE 
31. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
32. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
33. Capricorn TVET College 
34. Careerlinx Business Services (Pty) Ltd 
35. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
36. Centre of Excellence for Leather Skills South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
37. Changing Women 
38. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
39. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
40. Colibri Towelling (Western Cape) Pty Ltd 
41. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
42. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
43. Corporate skills Development services 
44. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
45. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
46. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
47. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
48. DEE& DUU TRAINING INSTITUTE 
49. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
50. Dieketseng Training Centre 
51. Dithipe Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
52. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
53. Divine Shoes 
54. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
55. EBN-TEC 
56. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
57. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
58. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
59. Egsibit Training and Development 
60. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
61. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
62. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
63. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
64. Environmental Leadership Academy 
65. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
66. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
67. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
68. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
69. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
70. FELD CONSULTING (Pty) Ltd 
71. Ferrini Shoe Components Cc 
72. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
73. Georgia Clothing CC 
74. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
75. Golden Era Group of Companies 
76. Golden Ratio College (Pty) Ltd 
77. GPR Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
78. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
79. Guest Resource Services (Pty) Ltd 
80. Gufferty Consulting 
81. Heavenly Button Trading CC 
82. Helizabert Bk T/a Hipo Rock 
83. Hlombe and Associates 
84. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
85. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
86. I Care Resource Centre 
87. Icando 
88. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
89. Ilitha Labantu 
90. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
91. Impangela Trading 
92. Impela Trading cc 
93. Injiya Trading and Projects 
94. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
95. INTERMASIKO CC 
96. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
97. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
98. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
99. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
100. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
101. JORDAN AND CO A DIVISION OF BOLTON FOOTWEAR PTY LTD 
102. Josmap Training Institute 
103. JP Design House (Pty) Ltd 
104. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
105. Kgolo Institute 
106. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
107. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
108. Khunjulwa Marketing Services 
109. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
110. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA (PTY) LTD (Middelburg)(TP) 
111. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA PTY LTD 
112. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
113. KSV Marketing & Business Services (Pty) Ltd 
114. Kudis Designs and Supply 
115. KWEM Management Solutions 
116. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
117. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
118. Lesiphosethu Clothing Manufacturing & Training (Pty) Ltd 
119. Letaba TVET College 
120. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
121. LFS DESIGNS 
122. Light and Life Centre 
123. Lilunzo Creations 
124. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
125. Londisizwe Linguistic & Training Services 
126. Longata Consultant 
127. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
128. Lukhele Training and Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
129. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
130. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
131. Majuba TVET College 
132. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
133. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
134. Mamello Service Excellence 
135. Mamuhle Academy 
136. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
137. Mangalisa Group (Pty) Ltd 
138. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
139. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
140. MashMP Holdings 
141. Mashphe Logistics Services 
142. Master Patterns by Rona 
143. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
144. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
145. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
146. MFISA 
147. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
148. Mind Magic Consulting 
149. Mission Point Consulting 
150. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
151. Mnambithi TVET College 
152. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
153. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
154. Molebogeng Resource Centre 
155. Morongwa Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
156. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
157. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
158. Mphela Education Training and Development 
159. Nascence Education and Training Solutions 
160. National Workplace 
161. NCHEBEKO SKILLS CONSULTANCY 
162. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
163. NDIMASE TRADING 
164. Ndlamlense Primary Co-operative Limited 
165. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
166. Neopeo Trading & Projects 
167. Netgrow Training Solutions 
168. Networx for Career Development 
169. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
170. Ngaphakathi Investments 
171. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
172. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
173. Nkulungwane General Trader cc 
174. NOFESA cc 
175. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
176. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
177. NORTHLINK COLLEGE 
178. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
179. Northlink College Cape Town 
180. NS Global Academy 
181. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
182. Ntoane Associates (Pty) Ltd 
183. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
184. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
185. OTP 
186. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
187. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
188. Phala Projects cc 
189. Philani Training and Development Solutions NPC 
190. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
191. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
192. POTCH - UTC (PTY) LTD 
193. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
194. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
195. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
196. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
197. Qabuka-Vuka Development Trading 
198. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
199. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
200. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
201. Reflections Development Institute 
202. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
203. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
204. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
205. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
206. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
207. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
208. Salutary Corporations 
209. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
210. Sefudi Business Solutions 
211. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
212. Senelo Trading CC 
213. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
214. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
215. Sew Africa Training Centre 
216. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
217. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
218. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
219. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
220. SIYAYA SKILLS CAPE 
221. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
222. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
223. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
224. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
225. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
226. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
227. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
228. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
229. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
230. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
231. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
232. Talent for Sewing 
233. Tembe Service Providers 
234. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
235. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
236. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
237. The Crimson CO CC. 
238. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
239. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
240. Thitha Training and Development Services 
241. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
242. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
243. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
244. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
245. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
246. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
247. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
248. TSAKISI SUPPLIES CC T/ATSAKISI TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
249. Tsebong Training Centre 
250. Tshwane North College 
251. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
252. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
253. Tufbag Pty Ltd 
254. TV Training (Pty) Ltd 
255. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
256. Udumo Training & Develoment (Pty) Ltd 
257. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
258. Ultimo Shoes Cc 
259. Umbuso Training Services 
260. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
261. Umgungundlovu FET College - Central Office 
262. University of Venda 
263. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
264. Valoworx 278 
265. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
266. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
267. Velenkosini Multiskills and Catering 
268. Vhembe TVET College 
269. Vicmat Consultants 
270. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
271. Waterberg FET College - Central Office 
272. West Coast Public FET College - Central Office 
273. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
274. XL AT Consulting CC 
275. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
276. ZA GEAR 



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