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

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
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 
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  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58761   Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  65029   Further Education and Training Certificate: Music  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58394   National Certificate: Film and Television Production  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  65050   National Certificate: Music  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    4. B T Group of Companies Pty Ltd 
    5. BLC Entertainment 
    6. Boitjhorisong Resource Centre 
    7. BOLAND COLLEGE 
    8. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    9. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    10. Centre for Creative Education/Iziko La Bantu Be Afrika NPC 
    11. Changing Lives Community Development Training 
    12. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    13. Compass Academy of Learning 
    14. Custoda Trust 
    15. D M Management and Consulting 
    16. Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Dee s Training PTY LTD 
    18. DEVELO CC 
    19. Dintshang Trading 
    20. Directflo 
    21. Dru A Professional Further Education and Training College DAPFETC PT 
    22. Early Inspiration 
    23. Early Learning Resource Unit (ELRU) 
    24. EASTCAPE MIDLANDS COLLEGE BUSINESS UNIT (Uitenhage) (WA) 
    25. EBENEZER TRAINING HOUSE FOR EARLY LEARNING 
    26. Edu Experts SA 
    27. EDU-Bless College 
    28. Edu-Build Institute 
    29. EDUTAK PRE-SCHOOL TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    30. Enjo Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    32. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    33. EYETHU NATIONAL COMPUTER COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    34. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
    35. FILM Mentorship & Training SA 
    36. FLAVIUS MAREKA FET COLLEGE 
    37. Frayintermedia Cc 
    38. FURNITURE WORLD TRAINING CENTRE 
    39. FUTURE DISCOVERY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    40. Future Performance Training and Development 
    41. Future-Teacher (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Gauteng Baobab Early Learning Training Programme 
    43. Goldfields TVET College 
    44. Grassroots Adult Education and Training Trust 
    45. GWALA TRAINING SERVICES 
    46. HOPE ACADEMIC AND SKILL CENTRE 
    47. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    48. Igugu Training and Investments 
    49. Ikusasa Lothisha t/a ECD Training Provider 
    50. Institute of Professional Studies and Services 
    51. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    52. Isibani Skills Academy 
    53. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    54. Itireleng Bokamoso Trading Development Services and Associates 
    55. Jabulani Training & Development 
    56. Katehong Early Learning Resourse Unit (KELRU ) 
    57. Keletsong Community Training & Resource Centre 
    58. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    59. KHANIMAMBA TRAINING AND RESOURCE CENTRE 
    60. Khululeka Community Education Centre 
    61. Kids Academy 
    62. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    63. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    64. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    65. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    66. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    67. Li Lichule Trading cc 
    68. Loago Business Consulting 
    69. Lynne Hobbs cc 
    70. MASIKHULE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    71. MATHS CENTRE INCORPORATING SCIENCES 
    72. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    73. Media Village Training 
    74. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    75. Mochochonono Training Solutions cc 
    76. Motheo Training Institute Trust 
    77. NATAL EARLY LEARNING RESOURCE UNIT TRUST 
    78. Ndoma Mathodi Trading Enterprise 
    79. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    80. Networx for Career Development 
    81. New Beginnings Training and Development Organisation 
    82. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    83. Noni Community Development 
    84. Northern Cape Urban College: Kimberley Campus 
    85. Northlink College 
    86. Northshore Trading 19CC t/a Makakhaunye Training and Development Agency 
    87. NTATAISE TRUST 
    88. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    89. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    90. OL Afrika Media 
    91. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    92. Orbit FET College - Central Office 
    93. Peddie Development Centre 
    94. Peo Entle HIV Wellness Management and Youth Skills Development NPO 
    95. People Upliftments t/a POPUP Upliftment 
    96. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    97. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    98. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    99. Pro-Ed Training 
    100. PROFESSIONAL CHILD CARE COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    101. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    102. PRX SCHOOL TEST 
    103. Rampadise Education Training & Development Centre 
    104. Read Educational Trust 
    105. Realeboga Development Services 
    106. REGIONAL EDUCARE COUNCIL 
    107. Retshetse Training Project 
    108. Rhodes University 
    109. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    110. Right 4 u College 
    111. Safe and Sound Learning Association 
    112. SANTS College 
    113. Sisazi Consulting 
    114. SITHUTHUKILE TRUST 
    115. Siyahluma Education Institute 
    116. South African Congress For Early Childhood Development 
    117. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINING ASSOCIATION (PTY) LTD 
    118. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    119. Southern African Youth Movement 
    120. Spotru Training Centre 
    121. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    122. Sustainability Institute Trust 
    123. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    124. Takatso Educare Training and Development Services 
    125. Teachers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    126. Tembe Service Providers 
    127. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    128. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    129. THE MATTHEW GONIWE SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE 
    130. The Port Elizabeth Early Learning Centre 
    131. Thembekile training consulting 
    132. THUKAKGALADI INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    133. THUSANANG TRUST 
    134. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    135. Tiakeni Training Centre 
    136. Training and Resources in Early Education (TREE) 
    137. TSHEPANG EDUCARE TRUST 
    138. TSHIROLOGO DISABILITY TRAINING SERVICES PTY TLD 
    139. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    140. UNIVERSAL COLLEGE OUTCOMES SA 
    141. Vuselela TVET College 
    142. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    143. Water berg FET College 
    144. Waterberg TVET College 
    145. WEST COAST COLLEGE FET 
    146. WESTERN COLLEGE FOR FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING 
    147. Winston Academy 
    148. World Wide Education Providers(Pty)Ltd 
    149. Woz'obona Early Childhood Community Service Group 
    150. Yellow Media Learning Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    151. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 



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