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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Mobilise resources for a new venture 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114590  Mobilise resources for a 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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 intended for people who have to ensure that resources are utilised effectively in a small business venture. The learner will also be able to identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of resources.

The qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Identify and utilise available resources.
  • Evaluate the resources contribution to effective business performance.
  • Seek and use professional advice to supplement competencies. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this Unit Standard should be competent in Mathematical Literacy and Communications at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following elements are included but are not limited to:
  • Objectives: requirements of the business, short term objectives, long term objectives, realistic time frames, milestones and targets, measurable outcomes.
  • Advisors: lawyers, accountants, specialist consultants and business counsellors.
  • Fees: up-front costs, tax allowances, cost benefits. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and utilise available resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The resources available to own venture are identified and explained in terms of the role each will play in the business venture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Different institutional sources of expertise are identified relevant to the venture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Conditions, procedures, costs and information required to access resources are investigated to determine whether or not they are affordable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Application forms are completed and relevant documents are prepared to access the relevant resources. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Evaluate the contribution of resources to effective business performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Potential performance of resources is evaluated against stated business objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Actual contribution of resources to achievement of business objectives is evaluated against stated business objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Alternative resources to ineffective or inefficient resources are evaluated for practicality, cost and desired outcome. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Criteria for evaluation of improvement are identified as per objectives. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Seek and utilize professional advice to supplement competencies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The resource areas where advice is required are identified and the objectives described for intervention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Available professional advice is identified and categorised according to specific requirements of own venture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The brief for the professional advice is specified according to desired outcomes of own business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Records of the advice given are recorded and kept for future reference. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Professional fees are negotiated in line with best business practices. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • This Unit Standard will be assessed by an assessor and moderated by a moderator, registered with the relevant accredited ETQA responsible for the quality assurance of this Unit Standard.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the appropriate quality assuring ETQA, or Learning Programme approval with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the quality assuring ETQA.
  • Verification (external moderation) of assessment and moderation by the provider, will be conducted by the relevant quality assuring ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant Qualification and the agreed ETQA policy and procedures.
  • An individual wishing to be assessed through RPL against this Unit Standard, may apply to an assessment agency or provider institution accredited by the relevant quality assuring ETQA, or by an ETQA that has a formal agreement/accreditation with the relevant quality assuring ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Relevant resources: Financial, Technological, Business, Human, Industry Related Expertise, Safety and Security, Legal, etc.
  • An ability to conduct a SWOT analysis.
  • The ability to compile a personal action plan and an organisational action plan.
  • A sound understanding of negotiation skills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    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 in the process of applying operational practices for new venture resources. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation to ensure the successful mobilisation of resources. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the application of resources in a new venture. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively when mobilising resources and for collecting, analysing and storing data related to the application and mobilisation of resources. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that the successful mobilisation does not happen in isolation and requires constant input from the new venture. 

    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
    Core  23953   Further Education and Training Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-13  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  20884   National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-10   
    Elective  58143   National Certificate: Music Industry Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58761   Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  65029   Further Education and Training Certificate: Music  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58394   National Certificate: Film and Television Production  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  65050   National Certificate: Music  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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. 3 At Work Recruitment Agency 
    2. Amogelang Marketing and Training 
    3. Artshub Institute 
    4. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    5. Avax Training & Development 
    6. Aviwe Business Development and 
    7. BDCE (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Big Fish 
    9. BLC Entertainment 
    10. Boitjhorisong Resource Centre 
    11. BOLAND COLLEGE 
    12. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    13. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    14. Centre for Creative Education/Iziko La Bantu Be Afrika NPC 
    15. Changing Lives Community Development Training 
    16. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    17. Comfortable Tech 
    18. Compass Academy of Learning 
    19. CREATIVE ARTS COLLEGE 
    20. Custoda Trust 
    21. D M Management and Consulting 
    22. DEVELO CC 
    23. Digital Media Arts College 
    24. Dintshang Trading 
    25. Directflo 
    26. Early Inspiration 
    27. Early Learning Resource Unit (ELRU) 
    28. EASTCAPE MIDLANDS COLLEGE BUSINESS UNIT (Uitenhage) (WA) 
    29. EBENEZER TRAINING HOUSE FOR EARLY LEARNING 
    30. Edu Experts SA 
    31. EDU-Bless College 
    32. Edu-Build Institute 
    33. EDUTAK PRE-SCHOOL TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    34. Elgin Community College 
    35. Enjo Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    36. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    37. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    38. EYETHU NATIONAL COMPUTER COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    39. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    40. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
    41. FILM Mentorship & Training SA 
    42. Footprint Media academy Pty ltd 
    43. Frayintermedia Cc 
    44. FURNITURE WORLD TRAINING CENTRE 
    45. Future Performance Training and Development 
    46. Future-Teacher (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Gauteng Baobab Early Learning Training Programme 
    48. Gold Class Group 
    49. Goldfields TVET College 
    50. Grassroots Adult Education and Training Trust 
    51. Greenview Training and Development Skills Centre 
    52. GWALA TRAINING SERVICES 
    53. Heirs Training and Development 
    54. HOPE ACADEMIC AND SKILL CENTRE 
    55. HUGENOTE COLLEGE 
    56. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    57. Igugu Training and Investments 
    58. Ikusasa Lothisha t/a ECD Training Provider 
    59. Institute for the Advancement 
    60. Institute of Professional Studies and Services 
    61. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    62. Isibani Skills Academy 
    63. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    64. IT Labs Consulting 
    65. Itireleng Bokamoso Trading Development Services and Associates 
    66. Jabulani Training & Development 
    67. Johannesburg Institute of Engi 
    68. Josmap Training Institute 
    69. Katehong Early Learning Resourse Unit (KELRU ) 
    70. Keletsong Community Training & Resource Centre 
    71. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    72. KHANIMAMBA TRAINING AND RESOURCE CENTRE 
    73. Khululeka Community Education Centre 
    74. Kids Academy 
    75. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    76. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    77. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    78. Legacy Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    79. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    80. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    81. Li Lichule Trading cc 
    82. Loago Business Consulting 
    83. Lynne Hobbs cc 
    84. MASIKHULE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    85. Mass Computer Training and Printers 
    86. MATHS CENTRE INCORPORATING SCIENCES 
    87. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    88. MBUSO MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS 
    89. Media Village Training 
    90. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    91. Mochochonono Training Solutions cc 
    92. Motheo Training Institute Trust 
    93. Movietech Film and Television College 
    94. MTL Training and Projects 
    95. NATAL EARLY LEARNING RESOURCE UNIT TRUST 
    96. Ndoma Mathodi Trading Enterprise 
    97. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    98. Networx for Career Development 
    99. New Beginnings Training and Development Organisation 
    100. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    101. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    102. Noni Community Development 
    103. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    104. Northern Cape Urban College: Kimberley Campus 
    105. Northlink College 
    106. Northshore Trading 19CC t/a Makakhaunye Training and Development Agency 
    107. NTATAISE TRUST 
    108. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    109. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    110. OL Afrika Media 
    111. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    112. Orbit FET College - Central Office 
    113. Peddie Development Centre 
    114. Peo Entle HIV Wellness Management and Youth Skills Development NPO 
    115. People Upliftments t/a POPUP Upliftment 
    116. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    117. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    118. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    119. Pracical Audio Solution 
    120. Pro-Ed Training 
    121. PROFESSIONAL CHILD CARE COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    122. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    123. PRX SCHOOL TEST 
    124. Rampadise Education Training & Development Centre 
    125. Read Educational Trust 
    126. Realeboga Development Services 
    127. Regen Institute of Leadership and Management Education 
    128. REGIONAL EDUCARE COUNCIL 
    129. Retshetse Training Project 
    130. Rhodes University 
    131. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    132. Right 4 u College 
    133. SA College of Technology (PTY) 
    134. Safe and Sound Learning Association 
    135. SANTS College 
    136. Sisazi Consulting 
    137. SITHUTHUKILE TRUST 
    138. Siyahluma Education Institute 
    139. South African Congress For Early Childhood Development 
    140. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINI 
    141. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    142. Southern Africa Youth Project 
    143. Southern African Youth Movement 
    144. Spotru Training Centre 
    145. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    146. Star Choice Trading 407 (Pty) Ltd 
    147. Sustainability Institute Trust 
    148. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    149. Takatso Educare Training and Development Services 
    150. Teachers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    151. Tembe Service Providers 
    152. Tendazwau Trading 8 (PTY) LTD 
    153. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    154. The Camera Academy 
    155. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    156. THE MATTHEW GONIWE SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE 
    157. The Media Workshop 
    158. The Open Window (Pty) Ltd 
    159. The Port Elizabeth Early Learning Centre 
    160. Thembekile training consulting 
    161. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    162. THUKAKGALADI INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    163. THUSANANG TRUST 
    164. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    165. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    166. Tiakeni Training Centre 
    167. TPN Training and Recruitment cc 
    168. Training and Resources in Early Education (TREE) 
    169. TRAINING AT WORK PTY LTD 
    170. TSHEPANG EDUCARE TRUST 
    171. Ukwakhile Training 
    172. UNIVERSAL COLLEGE OUTCOMES SA 
    173. Vala Nge Bhetshu Human Capital Development (Pty) Ltd 
    174. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    175. Vuselela TVET College 
    176. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    177. Waterberg TVET College 
    178. Winston Academy 
    179. World Wide Education Providers(Pty)Ltd 
    180. Woz'obona Early Childhood Community Service Group 
    181. Yellow Media Learning Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    182. Youth Media Movement 
    183. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 



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