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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate in craft enterprises 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115132  Operate in craft enterprises 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Art, Craft & Design 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  15 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to operate in a craft enterprise.

This unit standard contributes to the competence of those who want to develop a career path in the Art, Craft and Design sector, and contributes to greater levels of production and quality in this industry.

If learners are competent in this unit standard then the general operations management of a craft enterprise will improve and increase.

Learners credited with this unit standard are capable of:
  • Operating financial systems for craft enterprise.
  • Developing and maintaining administrative systems.
  • Understanding the legal environment in which craft enterprises operate. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is recommended that the learner has completed the NQF level 2 National Certificate in Craft Production or equivalent with competencies in functioning in a craft enterprise. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are included in the unit standard where relevant. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Operate financial systems for craft enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Techniques for performing a range of business calculations were applied when selling craft products for sustainability. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Basic business calculations including value added tax calculations, discounting, calculating cost price and calculating profit.
  • Selling craft products for profit including mark-ups, markdowns and discount for cash.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Cost associated with running of a craft enterprise were identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Costing and pricing of craft products were calculated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Applicable bookkeeping systems were identified and implementing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Financial statements were prepared for business plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop and maintain administrative systems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Administrative system procedures and policies for craft enterprise were developed and maintained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Business records and customers files were established, kept and maintained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Best administrative systems for selected craft enterprise were developed and maintained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Understand the legal environment in which craft enterprises operate. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The legal registrations required include PAYE, VAT, UIF, RSC, COID, BCEA, Skills Development Levy and Industry registrations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of input and output VAT were explained, and the net output/input VAT were calculated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Registration with the South African Revenue Services (SARS) was prepared and an indication was given of the implications of non-compliance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purposes of the skills levy were discussed and apply. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An employer's responsibility to register and pay UIF was described and the contributions were calculated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The purpose and benefits of COID were described, and the amounts due were calculated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The purpose of the BCEA were discussed and implemented. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Industry specific registrations were identified and the addresses and contact numbers for local registration were researched for own type of enterprise. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following embedded knowledge is addressed in an integrated way in the unit standard:
    Qualifying learners understands and can explain:
  • Value Added Tax legislation
  • South African Revenue legislation
  • Skills Levy legislation
  • UIF legislation
  • COID legislation
  • Industry and SETA systems
  • Basic principles of merchandising goods for profit 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Applicable bookkeeping systems were identified and performed.

    Specific outcome:
  • Operate financial systems for craft enterprise. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Industry specific registrations were identified and the addresses and contact numbers for local registration were researched for own type of enterprise.

    Specific outcome:
  • Understand and apply the legal environment in which a craft enterprise operates. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Financial statements were prepared for business plan.

    Specific outcome:
  • Operate financial systems for craft enterprise. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Business records and customers files were established, kept and maintained.

    Specific outcome:
  • Develop and maintain administrative systems. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • The principles of input and output VAT were explained, and the net output/input VAT were calculated.

    Specific outcome:
  • Understand and apply the legal environment in which a craft enterprise operates. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand contextual world systems.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Registration with the South African Revenue Services (SARS) was prepared and an indication was given of the implications of non-compliance.

    Specific outcome:
  • Understand and apply the legal environment in which a craft enterprise operates. 

  • 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  48809   Further Education and Training Certificate: Craft Enterprise  Level 4  NQF Level 04  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.
     
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