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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  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 
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  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. 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. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
    15. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    16. Capricorn TVET College 
    17. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
    18. Changing Women 
    19. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    20. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
    21. Dieketseng Training Centre 
    22. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    24. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    25. Egsibit Training and Development 
    26. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    27. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
    29. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    32. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Georgia Clothing CC 
    35. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    36. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
    37. Gufferty Consulting 
    38. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    39. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
    40. I Care Resource Centre 
    41. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
    42. Impangela Trading 
    43. Impela Trading cc 
    44. Injiya Trading and Projects 
    45. INTERMASIKO CC 
    46. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
    47. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
    48. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    49. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    50. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
    51. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Kudis Designs and Supply 
    53. KWEM Management Solutions 
    54. Letaba TVET College 
    55. LFS DESIGNS 
    56. Lilunzo Creations 
    57. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Longata Consultant 
    59. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
    60. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
    61. Majuba TVET College 
    62. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
    63. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
    64. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
    65. Master Patterns by Rona 
    66. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    67. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
    68. Media Works 
    69. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
    70. MFISA 
    71. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
    72. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
    73. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
    74. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    75. NDIMASE TRADING 
    76. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
    77. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    78. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    79. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
    80. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
    81. OTP 
    82. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    83. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    84. Phala Projects cc 
    85. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
    86. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
    87. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
    88. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
    89. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
    90. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
    91. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    92. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
    93. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
    94. Sefudi Business Solutions 
    95. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    96. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    97. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    98. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    99. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
    100. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
    101. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
    102. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    103. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
    104. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
    105. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
    106. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
    107. Talent for Sewing 
    108. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
    109. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    110. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    111. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    112. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    113. Thitha Training and Development Services 
    114. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
    115. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    116. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
    117. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
    118. Tshwane North College 
    119. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    120. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
    121. Umbuso Training Services 
    122. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
    123. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    124. Valoworx 278 
    125. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
    126. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    127. Vhembe TVET College 
    128. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    129. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    130. ZA GEAR 



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