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



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