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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Identify the composition of a selected new venture's industry/sector and its procurement systems 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119667  Identify the composition of a selected new venture's industry/sector and its procurement systems 
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
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be working within a SMME (Small, Medium, Micro Enterprise) environment, specialising in New Venture Ownership and Management, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to entrepreneurs who are seeking to develop their entrepreneurial skills so that they can become more marketable for bigger contracts, including commercial and public sector contracts, for example the Department of Public Works programmes. Learners competent in this unit standard are able to identify the structures within a selected industry or sector, the business principles and processes.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and analysing the value chain within a selected industry or sector
  • Identifying the business principles and processes within a selected sector or industry's environment
  • Demonstrating an understanding of different procurement systems that may apply in specific sector/industry 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    All learners accessing this qualification must be in possession of a GETC or equivalent qualification. The learner must be competent in mathematical and communications literacy at NQF level 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Value chains include determining the impact of various organizations on new venture activities including government and non-government organisations, private organisations, communities, trade unions, collective bodies, federations and professional bodies, chains of command in the value chain. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and analyse the value chain within a selected industry or sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Value chains are understood and explained within the context of own sector/industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The chains of command within the supply chain are identified and explained in relation to own business. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Chains of command include but are not limited to the range of influence that the various role-players have on new venture in respect of product/service delivery and the ability to sell the product/service to decision-makers, including the chain of command of the client, project manager, specialist etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Sales pitches to clients are prepared and positioned according to the identified chains of command. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Communication channels within industry/sector role-players are identified, explained and utilised appropriately to ensure effective sales results. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The role of the chosen industry/sector in the National Economy and the effect of productivity on that role is identified so that sales pitches are effective. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify the business principles and processes within a selected sector or industry environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Methods of obtaining business are identified for own business context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The areas of venture funding are understood and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All role-players in the success of the selected venture are identified in order to ensure that sales and negotiations are planned effectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Where necessary, joint ventures or sub-contractor relations are established to deliver on larger projects. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of different procurement systems that may apply in specific sector/industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Methods for identifying procurement and logistical needs are described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An understanding of typical procurement documents that apply to industry is demonstrated and completed with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Typical procurement documents include but are not limited to order forms, quotations, letters and contracts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Typical methods of recording and controlling delivery and usage of materials are described according to own business context. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Typical procurement control methods include but are not limited to expediting, receiving, returns, stock control, stock control systems.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • A basic understanding of procurement systems and processes
  • A basic understanding of value chains within business sector/industry
  • A basic understanding of typical organization structures as they could apply to new ventures and different industries
  • A basic understanding of how to identify and analyse role-players within a specific industry or sector 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to determine requirements of industry/sector within which new venture is being created. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to ensure that industrial/sector criteria are met. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively so that relevant industrial/sector and procurement information is incorporated into operations of new venture. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate industrial/sector and procurement information in order to effectively align new venture to overall industrial/sector needs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to relate industrial/sector and procurement information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others to gather necessary information relating to industry/sector requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that factors influencing the a new venture business operation do not exist in isolation and that industry/sector compliance issues need to be considered when starting new venture. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring new venture creation is considered in the context of the industry/sector requirements. 

    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
    Core  49648   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2018-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2018-06-30  FPMSETA 


    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. Aranda Learnership College 
    3. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    4. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
    5. Brightspark Academy 
    6. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    7. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    8. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    9. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    10. I Care Resource Centre 
    11. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 
    12. Longata Consultant 
    13. MFISA 
    14. Mpumalanga Skills Training College CC 
    15. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    16. Phatsiphatsi Furniture CC 
    17. Roseline Interiors And Catering Academy (PTY) LTD 
    18. Sedibeng Public FET College - Central Office 
    19. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
    20. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
    21. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
    22. Tshwane North College 
    23. Umfolozi FET College 
    24. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    25. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
    26. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C.C 



    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.