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

Tender to secure business for a new venture 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114593  Tender to secure business 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 use the tendering process to secure new business for their own business venture.

The qualifying learner will be able to:
  • Dentify information resources of available business and new markets accessed through tendering processes.
  • Analyse tender documents for viability in the new venture context.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between costs, revenue and profits in securing the tender.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and investigate new products/services to apply competitive tender costing. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Costing and pricing in tendering contexts.
  • Tendering principles.
  • Tendering to secure business for a new venture.
  • Product and service comparisons.
  • Costing and pricing calculations.
  • Tender presentation methods. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify information sources of available business and new markets that can be accessed . 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Identify information sources of available business and new markets that can be accessed through the tendering processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Electronic media sites are investigated for possible tenders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The printed media containing new business or calls for tenders for new business in are identified for own business context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    New markets are researched for potential tendering opportunities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Other sources of information for tender opportunities are identified and investigated for own business opportunities. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse tender documents for viability in the new venture context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate tenders for own business are identified with reasons why they suit own business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The presentation methods and tender submissions procedures are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The business activity levels within a specific tender are recognised and limitations of own business capacity are specified in that context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The internal and external factors of human resources capacity that impact on a specific tender are determined for own business. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Calculate costs, revenue and profits of a specific tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Available costing methods are reviewed in relation to the tender specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Product/Services costs and prices applicable to the tender are calculated accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The internal factors impacting upon pricing decisions are identified and discussed in relation to the profitability of the tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The external factors impacting upon pricing decisions are identified and explained in relation to the profitability of the tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Variations in pricing decisions are to be calculated in terms of the impact on the break-even point. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Break-even point of the tender is determined for own business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Profit mark-up is calculated and analysed for the tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Costing and pricing methods are reviewed to ensure correct application to tender specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Expenses and revenues are classified and categorised for the specific tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 10 
    Suppliers and new products are assessed in terms of potential contribution to profit and securing the tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 11 
    Competing products/services are identified and considered in the tendering process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Complete tender documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tender documents are completed accurately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Checks and balances are carried out on the costing and input into the documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Dates and times of submitting tenders are adhered to. 


    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 
  • Costs, revenue, pricing, tendering and profits.
  • Determination of break-even point
  • Costing and pricing methods
  • Direct and indirect costs
  • Tendering procedures and principles
  • Application of commonly-used information gathering techniques.
  • Application of financial concepts.
  • Price negotiating skills
  • Appropriate use of financial analysis in making accurate decisions.
  • Presentation of tenders and completion of tender documents. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking, in terms of mathematical skills in tendering. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Self-organisation and management using structured methods for profitability. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, organise and evaluate information using mathematical and accountancy methods in relation to appropriate financial activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills verbally, graphically and in writing. 

    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   
    Core  48886   National Certificate: Business Advising  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2010-11-11  Was SERVICES until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  72051   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50371   Further Education and Training Certificate: Domestic Appliance Repair  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    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  66349   Further Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    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  66249   Further Education and Training Certificate: New Venture Creation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  79886   National Certificate: Business Advising  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    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 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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    2. Amogelang Marketing and Training 
    3. ATTI (Advanced Technonogy Training Institute) 
    4. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprise cc 
    5. B T Group of Companies Pty Ltd 
    6. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    7. Big Fish 
    8. BLC Entertainment 
    9. Boitjhorisong Resource Centre 
    10. BOLAND COLLEGE 
    11. Brain Boosters Business Education (PTY) LTD 
    12. Brainwave Projects 1997 CC 
    13. Cedars Academy for Technical 
    14. Centre for Creative Education/Iziko La Bantu Be Afrika NPC 
    15. Changing Lives Community Development Training 
    16. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    17. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
    18. Compass Academy of Learning 
    19. Custoda Trust 
    20. D M Management and Consulting 
    21. DALUXOLO HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 
    22. Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Dee s Training PTY LTD 
    24. DEVELO CC 
    25. Dintshang Trading 
    26. Directflo 
    27. Dru A Professional Further Education and Training College DAPFETC PT 
    28. Early Inspiration 
    29. Early Learning Resource Unit (ELRU) 
    30. EARTH CHILD CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    31. EASTCAPE MIDLANDS COLLEGE BUSINESS UNIT (Uitenhage) (WA) 
    32. EBENEZER TRAINING HOUSE FOR EARLY LEARNING 
    33. Edu Experts SA 
    34. EDU-Bless College 
    35. Edu-Build Institute 
    36. Edu-Prof Training Centre 
    37. EDUTAK PRE-SCHOOL TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    38. Empirical Training Agency (PTY) Ltd 
    39. Enjo Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Environment and Language Education Trust 
    41. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    42. ESKOM DISTRIBUTION NORTHERN REGION 
    43. ESKOM GENERATION - PALMIET PUMP STORAGE GRABOUW 
    44. ESKOM KOEBERG - EE - GENERATION & TRADE TEST CENTRE 
    45. ESKOM KOEBERG POWER STATION - MC&I TRADE TEST CENTRE 
    46. EYETHU NATIONAL COMPUTER COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    47. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
    48. FILM Mentorship & Training SA 
    49. FLAVIUS MAREKA FET COLLEGE 
    50. Frayintermedia Cc 
    51. FURNITURE WORLD TRAINING CENTRE 
    52. Future Performance Training and Development 
    53. Future-Teacher (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Gauteng Baobab Early Learning Training Programme 
    55. GG SQUARED PROJECTS 
    56. Goldfields TVET College 
    57. Grassroots Adult Education and Training Trust 
    58. GWALA TRAINING SERVICES 
    59. Heirs Training and Development 
    60. HOPE ACADEMIC AND SKILL CENTRE 
    61. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    62. Igugu Training and Investments 
    63. Ikamva Projects Pty Ltd 
    64. Ikusasa Lothisha t/a ECD Training Provider 
    65. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    66. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE - PE TTC 
    67. Institute of Professional Studies and Services 
    68. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
    69. Isibani Skills Academy 
    70. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
    71. IT Labs Consulting 
    72. Itireleng Bokamoso Trading Development Services and Associates 
    73. Jabulani Training & Development 
    74. Katehong Early Learning Resourse Unit (KELRU ) 
    75. Keletsong Community Training & Resource Centre 
    76. Kgabo Engineering & Projects 
    77. Kgang-Kgolo Consulting 
    78. KHANIMAMBA TRAINING AND RESOURCE CENTRE 
    79. Khoali Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
    80. Khululeka Community Education Centre 
    81. Kids Academy 
    82. Kitso Bokamoso Training Solution 
    83. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    84. Klein Karoo Resource Centre 
    85. KP ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    86. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    87. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    88. LESEDI EDUCARE ASSOCIATION 
    89. Li Lichule Trading cc 
    90. Loago Business Consulting 
    91. Longata Consultant 
    92. Lynne Hobbs cc 
    93. Majuba TVET College 
    94. MARULENG TRAINING ACADEMY 
    95. MASIKHULE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE 
    96. Mass Computer Training and Printers 
    97. MATHS CENTRE INCORPORATING SCIENCES 
    98. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    99. Media Village Training 
    100. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    101. MILZET CONSULTING SERVICES CC 
    102. Mochochonono Training Solutions cc 
    103. Motheo Training Institute Trust 
    104. MSC ARTISAN ACADEMY 
    105. NATAL EARLY LEARNING RESOURCE UNIT TRUST 
    106. Ndoma Mathodi Trading Enterprise 
    107. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    108. Networx for Career Development 
    109. New Beginnings Training and Development Organisation 
    110. NEW HOPE REVIVAL ORGANISATION 
    111. Next Step Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    112. Noni Community Development 
    113. Northern Cape Urban College: Kimberley Campus 
    114. Northlink College 
    115. Northshore Trading 19CC t/a Makakhaunye Training and Development Agency 
    116. NTATAISE TRUST 
    117. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
    118. NTLEMO PROJECTS 
    119. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    120. Nyelati Trading Enterprise 
    121. OL Afrika Media 
    122. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    123. Orbit FET College - Central Office 
    124. OWETHU CONNECTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    125. Peddie Development Centre 
    126. Peo Entle HIV Wellness Management and Youth Skills Development NPO 
    127. People Upliftments t/a POPUP Upliftment 
    128. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    129. PHALANE SAFETY CONSULTANT AND TRAINING PROVIDERS PTY LTD 
    130. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    131. PND Academy of Learning cc 
    132. POWER SYSTEMS TRAINING, CAPE TOWN 
    133. Pro-Ed Training 
    134. PROFESSIONAL CHILD CARE COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    135. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    136. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    137. PRX SCHOOL TEST 
    138. Rampadise Education Training & Development Centre 
    139. Read Educational Trust 
    140. Realeboga Development Services 
    141. REGIONAL EDUCARE COUNCIL 
    142. Retshetse Training Project 
    143. Rhodes University 
    144. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    145. Right 4 u College 
    146. SABS NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TESTING FACILITY OLIFANTSFONTEIN 
    147. Safe and Sound Learning Association 
    148. SANTS College 
    149. Sbongukhanyo 
    150. Sisazi Consulting 
    151. SITHUTHUKILE TRUST 
    152. Sivile Housing Association RSA 
    153. Siyahluma Education Institute 
    154. South African Congress For Early Childhood Development 
    155. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINING ASSOCIATION (PTY) LTD 
    156. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    157. Southern African Youth Movement 
    158. Spotru Training Centre 
    159. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    160. Sustainability Institute Trust 
    161. T Mabuya & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    162. Takatso Educare Training and Development Services 
    163. Teachers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    164. Tembe Service Providers 
    165. Tendazwau Trading 8 (PTY) LTD 
    166. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
    167. The Iscariota Group (Pty) Ltd 
    168. THE MATTHEW GONIWE SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE 
    169. The Port Elizabeth Early Learning Centre 
    170. Thembekile training consulting 
    171. THUKAKGALADI INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 
    172. THUSANANG TRUST 
    173. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    174. Tiakeni Training Centre 
    175. Training and Resources in Early Education (TREE) 
    176. TSHEPANG EDUCARE TRUST 
    177. TSHIROLOGO DISABILITY TRAINING SERVICES PTY TLD 
    178. Ukwakhile Training 
    179. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    180. UNIVERSAL COLLEGE OUTCOMES SA 
    181. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    182. Vuselela TVET College 
    183. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    184. Water berg FET College 
    185. Waterberg TVET College 
    186. WEST COAST COLLEGE FET 
    187. WESTERN COLLEGE FOR FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING 
    188. WILLIAM CULBERT CONSULTANT 
    189. Winston Academy 
    190. World Wide Education Providers(Pty)Ltd 
    191. Woz'obona Early Childhood Community Service Group 
    192. Yellow Media Learning Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    193. Youth Media Movement 
    194. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 



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