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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Cost and price craft products for a sustainable craft enterprise 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115138  Cost and price craft products for a sustainable craft enterprise 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Art, Craft & Design   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

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 learner credited with this unit standard will be able to cost and price products for a sustainable craft enterprise. This unit standard contributes to the competence of those learners who want to pursue a career in the Art, Craft and Design sector, and contribute to greater levels of production and quality in this industry.

Learners credited with this unit standard are capable of:
  • Determining production cost for optimal cost of craft products
  • Determining optimal price of craft products
  • Reviewing craft product in terms of the production and marketing costs
  • Controlling stock of completed craft product for sustaining optimal supply and demand
  • Performing basic business calculations in costing and pricing of craft products 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is recommended that the learner has completed ABET level 3 or equivalent with competencies in literacy, like communication skills, numeracy like accountancy skills and art and culture. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are included in the unit standard where relevant. Learners are required to demonstrate that they can perform the specific outcomes with understanding. However, at this level they will be consciously following a set of 'rules' or principles, which inform what they do, rather than performing 'internalised rules'. At this level, learners are not expected to draw on or integrate insights from beyond their specific craft or field of competency. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Performing basic business calculations in costing and pricing of craft products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The techniques applied by craft enterprise practices when selling goods for profit are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A range of business calculations is performed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Basic business calculations are performed using electronic equipment correctly and safely. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Electronic equipment refers to handheld calculators.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Determine production cost of craft products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    All production costs were listed and recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Processes to cost craft products were demonstrated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Production costs were assessed for optimal cost of craft products. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Determine optimal price of craft products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Market positions were researched for market price of craft products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Prices of craft products were determined by market and production cost factors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The different stages of the value supply chain are applied to pricing. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Value supply chain refers to basic vertical supply chain.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Review craft product in terms of the production and marketing costs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Craft products were reviewed to determine optimal production and marketing costs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Stock was built up. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Selling and producing were sustained over a determined period. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following embedded knowledge is addressed in an integrated way in the unit standard:

    Credited learners understand and can explain:
  • Housekeeping and Safety procedures within the context of craft production
  • Relevant materials of specific craft production
  • Relevant production processes of craft production.
  • Techniques for performing a range of basic craft business calculations
  • Techniques for using electronic calculating equipment
  • Principles and procedures of quality assurance measures
  • The value supply chain: Craft products from production to consumption
  • Costing and pricing formulas 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems during the production schedule and make decisions using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as members of the same craft production team, group, organization or community. 

    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 during the control of the production schedule. 

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

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

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Core  48806   National Certificate: Craft Production  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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    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.