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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10006  Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 
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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 entrepreneurship; identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur; identify, assess and improve learners? individual entrepreneurial characteristics and discuss business ethics and social responsibility. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
None. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Discuss entrepreneurship. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Entrepreneurship is described and discussed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Different types of business are identified, described and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Service providers; manufacturing, trade and retail industries; Sole Traders ; Partnership ; Close Corporations ; Co-operatives and Companies
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship are discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
At least 3 of each
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The role of entrepreneurship in social development is explained and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Job Creation; Local Wealth Creation; Negation of the Migrant Labour, Urbanisation; Empowerment
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Enabling programs for the entrepreneur are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
e.g. Ntsika; Khula; local business service centres and providers
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Ability to identify opportunities; ability to make informed decisions; Ability to manage risk, time management
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur are listed and described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies should be used to analyse successful entrepreneurs.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The importance of each characteristic is analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Ability to identify opportunities; ability to make informed decisions; Ability to manage risk, time management.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Identify, assess and improve individual entrepreneurial characteristics. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Individual/personal entrepreneurial characteristics are identified and listed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Questionnaires should be developed for personal entrepreneurial characteristics
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Individual/personal characteristics are assessed against the general entrepreneurial characteristics. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assessment should be followed by confidential counselling by the facilitator
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Ways to address shortcomings is developed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Could include e.g. skills training, assertiveness training.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Strategies to address shortcomings are implemented. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Discuss business ethics and social responsibility. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The importance of business ethics is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Honesty; Justice; Fairness; Honouring of contracts
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The need for social responsibility in business is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Social responsibility is used to redress imbalances. Inter-relationship between ethics and a code of conduct will be discussed
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The inter-relationship between business ethics and a code of conduct is discussed. 


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  61755   General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Core  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CETA 
Elective  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 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  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  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Elective  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Elective  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
Elective  59015   National Certificate: Gas Installations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CHIETA 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  49056   National Certificate: Domestic Appliance Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Elective  23094   Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2009-09-09  ETDP SETA 
Elective  23708   National Certificate: Community Water, Sanitation and Health Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-06-11  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  23095   Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 


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38. Greenrim Training 
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45. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
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47. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
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51. Isibani Skills Academy 
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61. Magnacorp Project Managers 
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63. Marematlou Training Institute 
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66. Matibidi Raphela Investments (Pty) LTD 
67. Mavco Engineering 
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69. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
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71. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
72. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
73. Motheo Academy PTY LTD 
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79. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
80. Nkqubela Community Developers 
81. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
82. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
83. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
84. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
85. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
86. Northlink College 
87. Northlink TVET College 
88. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
89. NTI College 
90. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
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92. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
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94. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
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96. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
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99. Ratidzo Trading PTY Ltd 
100. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
101. Retshetse Training Project 
102. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
103. Setlakala Business Development 
104. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
105. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
106. Somvi General Services 
107. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
108. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
109. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
110. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
111. Southern African Youth Movement 
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116. Taletso FET College - Central Office 
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119. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
120. The Brokers Learning Centre 
121. The Fundamentals Training Centre 
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123. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
124. The Skills Development Hub (Pty) Ltd 
125. Thembekile training consulting 
126. Thuto Skills Development 
127. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
128. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
129. TMG Quality Services 
130. Tovani Traiding 299 
131. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
132. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
133. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
134. Tshwane North College 
135. TSK Projects 
136. U AND G TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
137. Ulwazi Training & Development 
138. Vicresco (Pty) Ltd 
139. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
140. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
141. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
142. WEST COAST COLLEGE FET 
143. Wildfire Development Training Agency 
144. WILLIAM CULBERT CONSULTANT 
145. Zama Training & Developments 
146. ZERO1ZERO5 GROUP PTY LTD 



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