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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Use a presentation package to produce business documents 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114980  Use a presentation package to produce business documents 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Insurance and Investment 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
This Unit Standard is for learners who use a computer in a business environment. It is an introduction to basic computer literacy.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating the basic functions of a presentation package.
  • Creating a presentation for a specific purpose.
  • Managing files in a presentation package.
  • Preparing the presentation environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners should:
  • Hold a GETC or equivalent qualification; or
  • Be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is:
  • Different kinds of documents include, but are not limited to, slides, slide shows, organisation charts, logos, graphics, brochures, handouts, notes and flow charts.
  • Information on the screen includes, but is not limited to, menus, toolbar, views, scroll bars, bars, objects, buttons and icons.
  • Use of templates includes, but is not limited to, company, package and creating a new template.
  • The relationship between purpose and layout includes, but is not limited to, colour, font style and size, background, types of graphics and sound.
  • Layout options and conventions include, but are not limited to, bullets, numbering, use of graphics, charts, organograms, fonts and objects.
  • Previewing and distributing a document includes, but is not limited to, CD, email, disc, printed hardcopy, slide show and slide. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate the basic functions of a presentation package. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different presentation packages are identified and an indication is given of the kinds of business documents that can be created using a selected package. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A presentation package is accessed and an indication is of the information contained on the screen. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The default options are explored and changed to suit own preferences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The help function is demonstrated for a specific task. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The use of templates is demonstrated for a specific purpose. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Create a presentation for a specific purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The relationship between purpose and layout is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different layout options and conventions are explored with reference to the purpose of the document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The different features of a presentation package are used to create documents for a selected business purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A document is previewed and distributed in its final format. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Manage files in a presentation package. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A file is saved with reference to type, format and version. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Text from other sources is imported into a presentation package document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A template is created and saved into a default folder. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The difference between Save and Save As is explained with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Prepare the presentation environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hardware required for a presentation is identified, set up and tested for a specific venue and presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Common problems are diagnosed and resolved for selected types of equipment. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    This Unit Standard will be internally assessed by the provider and moderated by a moderator registered by a relevant accredited ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant accredited ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    The learner can organise him/herself and his/her activities when producing business documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner can communicate effectively by presenting information in different formats. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    The learner can use technology effectively by operating a computer workstation in a business environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

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

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48783   National Certificate: Financial Services  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  49772   National Certificate: Archaeology  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  49256   Further Education and Training Certificate: Counselling  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  HW SETA 
    Elective  49649   Further Education and Training Certificate: Long-term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  INSETA 
    Elective  66609   Further Education and Training Certificate: Retail Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66610   Further Education and Training Certificate: Short Term Insurance  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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. Alcari Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    2. BRC Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Candy Nxusani Trading 
    4. CKP Development Agency (Pty) Ltd. 
    5. De Vries Management & Training Services cc 
    6. EJW Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Executive People Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Faisit (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    10. Greenfield Management Solutions 
    11. HIV SA 
    12. Indalo Health And Wellness (PTY) Ltd 
    13. Intec College 
    14. Intelligo Solutions Pty (Ltd) 
    15. Invuya Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Lesedi Hospice 
    17. License to Skill cc 
    18. Masifunde Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Mpule Management and Training 
    20. Octomate (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Outsurance Insurance Company Ltd 
    22. Ripple Effect 4 (Pty) Ltd 
    23. RJM Educational Consulting PTY LTD 
    24. Sodic Training and Development 
    25. Yetfu Trading 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.