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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Tender for construction contracts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9981  Tender for construction contracts 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02  20 
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 
The purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable Construction Contractors to procure, prepare and submit a tender for a construction project. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Targeted Procurement Policy forms are completed according to all TPP procedures.
2. Tender submission is made according to the instructions to Tenderers in the Project Document.
3. The completed tender document is responsive.
4. Targeted Procurement Policy documents include resource specifications such as TP1 to TP6, and APP1
5. Contract Documents include: General Conditions of Contract, Standard Specifications, Tender or Project documents, (including project specifications, Schedule of Quantities and Tender forms), and the set of Tender Drawings.
6. Tender submission procedures include submitting at the stipulated place, time, and according to the stated format.
7. Preliminary and General pay items in the Schedule of Quantities include Fixed, Time-related, and Value-related items. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Procure a Tender Document. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The process of procuring a tender document is followed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. All relevant information is noted at the site inspection. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Tender documents are selected according to the business plan and obtained. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Prepare and complete a Tender Document. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. All relevant information in the tender document is extracted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Quantities are calculated for work items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Allowable unit costs for all work activities are calculated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Profit markups are implemented to produce selling prices. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Preliminary and General pay items are estimated. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. The Schedule of Quantities is completed. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Submit a Tender Document. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The tender forms are completed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The tender is submitted. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Targeted Procurement Policy forms are completed. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for the Certificate in Construction Contracting. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:

1. The content and purpose of tender documents.
2. The implications of submitting a tender, and the binding effect of the tender validity period.
3. The purpose and use of the Targeted Procurement Policy documents. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Prepare and complete a Tender Document.
  • Quantities are calculated for work items.
  • Allowable unit costs for all work activities are calculated. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Procure a Tender Document.
    2. Submit a Tender Document.
  • All relevant information in the tender document is extracted.
  • The tender is submitted. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information

    1. Procure a Tender Document.
    2. Prepare and complete a Tender Document.
  • All relevant information is noted at the site inspection.
  • All relevant information in the tender document is extracted. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Submit a Tender Document.
  • The tender forms are completed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Procure a Tender Document.
  • Tender documents are selected according to the business plan and obtained. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Prepare and complete a Tender Document.
  • All relevant information in the tender document is extracted.
  • Quantities are calculated for work items.
  • Allowable unit costs for all work activities are calculated.
  • Profit markups are implemented to produce selling prices.
  • Preliminary and General pay items are estimated.
  • The Schedule of Quantities is completed. 

  • 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  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  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.
     
    1. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Abasizi Contractor Development Services Pty Ltd 
    3. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    4. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    5. Amber Tower Training 
    6. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    7. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Buna Construction And Projects 
    9. Buyisiwe Management Services 
    10. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    11. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    12. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Appelsbosch Campus 
    13. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    14. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
    15. Dego Consultants 
    16. Eastcape Training Centre 
    17. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    18. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    19. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    20. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    21. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    22. IQHAYIYA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Legacy) 
    23. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
    24. Microzone Training CC 
    25. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    26. Mthoms Trading 
    27. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    28. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    29. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    30. Northlink TVET College 
    31. NSINGWENI CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    32. POINT COACH WORKS T/A SUPERTECHNIK (Durban) 
    33. Protech Training cc 
    34. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    35. SEDA Construction Incubator Trust 
    36. Somvi General Services 
    37. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    38. Sphola Consulting CC 
    39. The Business Zone 352 
    40. Tius Consultants 
    41. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    42. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    43. TSK Projects 
    44. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    45. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    46. Zama Training & Developments 



    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.