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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Tender for business or work in a selected new venture 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119712  Tender for business or work in a selected new venture 
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 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 a core standard and forms part of the qualification, FETC in New Venture Creation and is registered at level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Learners working towards this standard 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.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Procuring and reviewing a tender document.
  • Preparing and completing a tender document.
  • Submitting a tender document. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The learner must be competent in mathematical literacy and communications at NQF level 2. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Tendering extends to commercial and public sector tendering, including targeted procurement policies, resource specifications, standard and general contract terms. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Procure and review a tender document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A tender work prospecting system is identified and set up within the context of the business plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The process of procuring a tender document is followed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tender documents are reviewed to determine if it is viable to pursue tender in relation to business opportunities and risks. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Where relevant the prospect of pursuing tenders on a joint-contract basis with other small enterprises is determined in order to meet tender capacity and resource requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Where relevant, external sources and expertise are sought to assist in completing tender documents. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare and complete a tender document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information is extracted from bidders meetings and tender documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The tender requirements are listed and the venture's ability to comply is determined. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A work breakdown/product itemisation is performed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Allowable unit costs for all work activities/product items are calculated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Profit mark-ups are implemented to produce selling prices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The schedule of quantities/products/services are completed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Submit a tender document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The tender completed tender document is checked to ensure compliance to criteria outlined in tender document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information relating to tender submission is extracted from the tender documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The tender is submitted within the time, manner and criteria stipulated in the tender document. 


    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 tendering processes and principles.
  • A basic understanding of Public Sector procurement policies.
  • A basic ability to implement procedures to complete forms and documents.
  • An ability to align business objectives to tendering requirements and vice and versa.
  • An ability to determine viability of tenders.
  • A basic understanding of risk analysis in relation to tendering from a new venture perspective.
  • A basic understanding of pricing and costing principles and financial calculations. 

  • 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 tender requirements as they relate to new venture business plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to develop capacity to deliver on tenders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to prepare and submit tender documents timeously. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate tender document information to ensure that opportunity is viable and that all conditions are complied with in completing tender bid. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to prepare tender documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others to prepare tender documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that factors relating to tender opportunities do not exist in isolation and that wider economic, compliance and legislative matters may impact on ability to tender. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that tenders can create growth opportunities for business and community at large. 

    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  57162   National Certificate: Aluminium Fabrication and Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  49648   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  65409   National Certificate: Building and Civil Construction  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  61669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 


    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. ALSTOM JOHN THOMPSON (PTY) LTD CAPE TOWN 
    2. AMBROSER SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    3. ARBINET TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT 
    4. ASANTE DEVELOPEMNT INSTITUTE 
    5. AZIFANI PROJECTS AND TRANSPORT (PTY) LTD 
    6. BALOMAT SKILLS TRAINING ACADEMY 
    7. BANTUBANYE INVESTMENTS 
    8. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    10. Buna Construction And Projects 
    11. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    12. EECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION - ECA 
    13. EMINENCE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    14. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTH WESTERN REGION, BLOEMFONTEIN 
    15. Goitsebasadi Construction Project 
    16. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    17. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    18. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    19. INDUSTRIAL & CONSUMER PLASTIC - New Germany (Legacy) 
    20. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    21. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    22. INGEN ENGINEERING PROJECTS 
    23. Interlink Technical Training 
    24. ISUNDARPARSAD HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    25. IYANDA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 
    26. KAREUBO MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 
    27. KHANYISA GAVU TRADING 
    28. KMS COLLEGE 
    29. Learn A Trade 
    30. Leps Training Consultants 
    31. LNT Trading Enterprise 
    32. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    33. MACT BUSINESS HUB 
    34. Maluti TVET College 
    35. Milnex - Brakpan 
    36. MMESELANE CONSTRUCTION 
    37. MOVING AHEAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 
    38. MUNICIPAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    39. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    40. NEW HOPE REVIVAL ORGANISATION 
    41. PERSEVCON CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
    42. Phathutshedzo Connsulting Training Provider 
    43. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    44. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    45. Protech Training cc 
    46. ROCKWELL AUTOMATION 
    47. RONNELS CONSTRUCTION PTY LTD 
    48. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    49. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    50. SOUTH AFRICA ADVANCED SKILLS INSTITUTE 
    51. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    52. The Mvula Trust 
    53. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    54. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    55. TSK Projects 
    56. West Coast TVET College 



    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.