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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13995  Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources 
ORIGINATOR
Interim SGB for Business, Commerce, Mgmnt Studies 
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
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
A candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: discuss different contracts, the role of government in contracts and the institutional sources of contracts. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Literacy level 3. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain and discuss contracts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The concept contract is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The components of a contract are identified and explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Parties involved, date, objectives, expiry dates, responsibilities of parties, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The purpose/s and conditions of contract is/are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
To protect both parties, service to be delivered in agreed time period, at price, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of contractual obligations is demonstrated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies, personal experiences, etc.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Discuss and compare kinds of contracts and the role of government. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different kinds of contracts are discussed and compared. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Personal contracts, Business contracts, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Breach of contract is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Procedures to follow, where to seek assistance, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The role of the government in contracts is debated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Role of judicial system, ombudsman, constitution, small claims court, Legal Wise, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of individual contracts is demonstrated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies etc.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Identify and discuss institutional sources of contracts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different institutional sources of contracts are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Financial institutions, insurance companies, retail stores, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The functions of the different institutions are examined. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Financial institutions, insurance companies, retail stores, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The role of each source of contract in society is explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Social responsibility, etc.
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Awareness of contractual obligations
Negotiation Skills
Conflict resolution 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
4. Exploring education and career opportunities; and
5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

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. 

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

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Core  65969   General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
Core  23253   National Certificate (GETC): Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
Core  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Core  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Core  20893   National Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was SABPP until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  21728   National Certificate: Labour Recruitment Consultancy  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-06-12  SERVICES 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
Elective  20288   National Certificate: Farming  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Elective  22991   National Certificate: Refractories Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


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.
 
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2. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
3. Alvern Cables (Pty) Ltd (GERMISTON) (TP) 
4. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
5. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
6. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
7. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
8. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
9. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
10. Beaches Clothing Cc 
11. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
12. BMW SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
13. Bonenhle Investments 
14. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
15. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Brits Plant (BRITS) (TP) 
16. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Isando Branch (ISANDO) (TP) 
17. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - PE Plant (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
18. Brightness Fashion and Design Academy cc 
19. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
20. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
21. Capricorn TVET College 
22. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
23. Changing Women 
24. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
25. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Swinton Road Campus 
26. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Umbumbulu Campus 
27. College of Production Technology 
28. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
29. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
30. Dieketseng Training Centre 
31. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
32. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
33. Eastcape Training Centre 
34. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
35. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
36. Egsibit Training and Development 
37. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
38. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
39. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
40. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
41. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
42. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
43. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
44. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
45. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
46. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
47. Firstrand Bank - Benmore 
48. Georgia Clothing CC 
49. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
50. Goodyear SA (Pty) Ltd (UITENHAGE) (TP) 
51. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
52. Gufferty Consulting 
53. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
54. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
55. HT MARKTECH 
56. I Care Resource Centre 
57. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
58. Impangela Trading 
59. Impela Trading cc 
60. Industries Education & Training Institute (MAITLAND) (TP) 
61. Injiya Trading and Projects 
62. INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION, TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: FLORIDA 
63. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
64. INTERACTIVE TUTOR (PTY) LIMITED 
65. INTERMASIKO CC 
66. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
67. ISAZI TRAINING 
68. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
69. Izizwe Training Centre (Pty) Ltd T/A Simtech Training (NORTHDENE) (TP) 
70. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
71. JESUA CONSULTANTS (Hartenbos) (WA) 
72. Jesua Consultants (Pty) Ltd (MOSSEL BAY) (TP) 
73. JMC TECHNICAL TRAINING (Bloemfontein)(TP) 
74. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
75. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
76. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
77. Kudis Designs and Supply 
78. KWEM Management Solutions 
79. Letaba TVET College 
80. LFS DESIGNS 
81. Lilunzo Creations 
82. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
83. Longata Consultant 
84. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
85. Lukhele Training and Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
86. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
87. Majuba TVET College 
88. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
89. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
90. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
91. Masiqhame Trading 81 cc T/A Kim's Welding School (AUSTERVILLE) (TP) 
92. Master Patterns by Rona 
93. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
94. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
95. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
96. MFISA 
97. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
98. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
99. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
100. Msingwa Training and Development 
101. MT & HR Training Consultants (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
102. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
103. NDIMASE TRADING 
104. Nedbank Ltd 
105. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
106. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
107. Ngaphakathi Investments 
108. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
109. Nissan SA (Pty) Ltd (ROSSLYN) (TP) 
110. Northlink College - Wingfield Campus 
111. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
112. OTP 
113. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
114. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
115. Phala Projects cc 
116. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
117. Port Elizabeth Draughting Academy & Trading cc T/A PE Draughting Acade 
118. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
119. Production Management Institute 
120. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
121. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
122. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
123. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
124. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
125. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
126. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
127. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
128. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
129. Sabela Learning Academy 
130. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
131. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
132. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
133. Sefudi Business Solutions 
134. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
135. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
136. Sew Africa Training Centre 
137. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
138. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
139. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
140. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
141. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
142. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
143. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
144. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
145. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
146. Swift Skills Academy (SASOLBURG) (TP) 
147. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
148. Talent for Sewing 
149. Tekmation (Pty) Ltd T/A Tekmation Training Institute (DURBAN) (TP) 
150. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
151. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
152. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
153. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
154. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
155. Thitha Training and Development Services 
156. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
157. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
158. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
159. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
160. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
161. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
162. Triple E Training Holdings (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERDORP) (TP) 
163. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
164. Tshwane North College 
165. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
166. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
167. Umbuso Training Services 
168. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
169. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
170. Valoworx 278 
171. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
172. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
173. Vhembe TVET College 
174. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
175. Western Cape Clothing and Textiles Service Centre 
176. Wide Horizon Advanced Training (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
177. Wilbat Projects 148 (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
178. WISPECO ALUMINIUM (Alrode)(Project Site NVC)(TP) 
179. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
180. ZA GEAR 



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