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

Explain the IT components of an e-Commerce system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115377  Explain the IT components of an e-Commerce system 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Computer Sciences and Information Systems 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 10 - Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences Information Technology and Computer Sciences 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Explain the communication options common to all forms of e-commerce
  • Describe different e-commerce software available
  • Describe e-commerce standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Enhanced Messaging Systems (EMS) in business-to-business e-commerce solutions.
    The performance of all elements is to a standard that allows for further learning in this area. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit value of this unit is based on a person having prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the internet and the world-wide-web
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of web-sites in Business
  • Demonstrate an understanding of e-Commerce concepts 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the communication options common to all forms of e-commerce. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation identifies communication options common to all forms of e-commerce 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation describes the communication options identified 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe different e-commerce software available. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation identifies the software responsible for driving specific e-commerce applications 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation describes the software driving specific e-commerce applications 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe e-commerce standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation identifies e-commerce standards on both a general and specific e-commerce application level 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation describes e-commerce standards on both a general and specific e-commerce application level 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Enhanced Messaging Systems (EMS) in business-to-business e-commerce solutions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration outlines the use of Integrated Systems, at a technical and commercial level within businesses 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Relate the explanation to EDI and EMS
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The demonstration explains the business and technical use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The demonstration explains the business and technical use of Enhanced Messaging Services (EMS) 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Performance of all elements is to be carried out in accordance with organisation standards and procedures, unless otherwise stated. Organisation standards and procedures may cover: quality assurance, documentation, security, communication, health and safety, and personal behaviour. An example of the standards expected is the standards found in ISO 9000 Certified Organisations.
    2. Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
    3. All activities must comply with any policies, procedures and requirements of the organisations involved, the ethical codes of relevant professional bodies and any relevant legislative and/ or regulatory requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify, solve problems and make decisions in relation to the current systems development environments 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage him/her self and his/her activities responsibly and effectively 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and or language skills in the modes of oral and/ or written persuasion when engaging with systems development 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to his/her full personal development and the social and economic development of the society at large by being aware of the importance of: reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively, exploring education and career opportunities and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    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 
    Sub-Sub-Field (Domain):
    Systems Development - E-Commerce 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48872   National Certificate: Information Technology (Systems Development)  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: 
    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. Academy at Vaal Triangle (AVT 
    2. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    3. Africa Learn (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Amadi Institute of Management And Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Amilak Training Center 
    6. Answer The Call Skills and Entrepreneurship 
    7. ATTI IT SOLUTIONS (Bloemfontei 
    8. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    9. Belgium Campus 1 
    10. Bells Technical College 
    11. Careers IT 
    12. CHILI PEPPER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 
    13. Columbus Consulting Pty Ltd 
    14. CYBER-CITY IT SOLUTIONS 
    15. DC Academy (PTY)LTD 
    16. Digix Computers Services 
    17. Ekasi IT Solutions Centre 
    18. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    19. EXPLORE SOFTWARE 
    20. Facilitation Development (PTY) LTD 
    21. Finweb Business Consultancy 
    22. Foster-Melliar (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Global Institute for Capacity 
    24. Greater Tzaneen Community Foundation 
    25. HILLCROSS BUSINESS SCHOOL (PTY 
    26. Hlanganani ICT (Pty) Ltd 
    27. Ikusasa Technology Solutions 
    28. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    29. IT Academy 
    30. Jeppe College of Commerce and 
    31. JUMPCO PTY LTD 
    32. K Boneng Consulting Services P 
    33. K2014266944 (SA) t/a Hyperion Development 
    34. Keep The Dream 285 
    35. LETAGO DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING 
    36. Makhophila Training 
    37. Mash Computer Training 
    38. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
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    40. MINDWORX CONSULTING GAUTENG PTY LTD 
    41. MMELA VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES (PT 
    42. MND Training and Projects 
    43. Mogapi Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    44. Moving Ahead Development Agenc 
    45. Mpande Technologies cc 
    46. Mufuka Business and Technical 
    47. NCC - Vereeniging 
    48. Ndulita Solutions 
    49. Nyathela Business College 
    50. On the Ball College Pty ltd 
    51. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    52. Posh Multimedia 
    53. Priha Projects Pty Ltd 
    54. Progressive School of Business 
    55. Prophesy Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    56. QUARPHIX (PTY) LTD 
    57. Redefine Human Capital (PTY) L 
    58. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    59. Rostec Technical FET College (Pty) Ltd 
    60. Sisekelo Sustainability Institute 
    61. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINING ASSOCIATION (PTY) LTD 
    62. SPLS Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    63. SUCCESS BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL CC 
    64. SUPREME ICT CONSULTANTS 
    65. Terry Computer Services cc 
    66. The Finishing College (Pty) Lt 
    67. Titan Trade Technologies 
    68. Tlou Foundation College 
    69. TORQUE TECHNICAL COMPUTER TRAINING PTY LTD 
    70. Tsima Consulting Development S 
    71. TSP COLLEGE 
    72. Varsity Institute of Science & Technology (Pty)Ltd 
    73. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    74. We Think Code 
    75. Wellinkwise Pty Ltd 
    76. Whitestone College 
    77. Woosh Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    78. WORK SKILLS RESOURCES CC 
    79. World Wise Industries & Systems Engineering 
    80. Xylo Trading 12 (Pty) Ltd 
    81. YITRO INNOVATIONS 
    82. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 



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