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

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of implementing and managing an e-Commerce web site 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115385  Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of implementing and managing an e-Commerce web site 
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  12 
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:
  • Identify various marketing options for use within e-Commerce web sites
  • Explain the legal issues concerning the building of an e-Commerce web site
  • Demonstrate an understanding of hosting arrangements for an e-Commerce web site
  • Demonstrate an understanding of providing support for an e-Commerce web site
    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 designing and building an e-Commerce web site 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify various marketing options for use within e-Commerce web sites. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The identification lists marketing options which are relevant to the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The identification describes how the marketing options could be used to enhance the web site 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the legal issues concerning the building of an e-Commerce web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation identifies legal issues concerning e-Commerce web sites 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation outlines how these legal issues should be incorporated when building the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The explanation ensures that all relevant legal issues have been addressed when implementing the web site 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of hosting arrangements for an e-Commerce web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Identify possible service providers for hosting the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Identify the costs involved in order to host the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Understand contractual agreements for hosting the web site 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of providing support for an e-Commerce web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The provision ensures that a "help facility" is available on the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The provision ensures that any technical difficulties experienced on the web site, can be resolved timeously and with ease 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The provision ensures that telephonic or online (or similar ) assistance is available in the event of difficulties being experienced. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programs of education and training assessed against unit standards

    Moderation process:
    Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures 

    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  58820   National Certificate: Advertising  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  83026   National Certificate: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Software Testing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  MICTS 
    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.
     
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    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. College Africa Group (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Columbus Consulting Pty Ltd 
    15. CYBER-CITY IT SOLUTIONS 
    16. DC Academy (PTY)LTD 
    17. Digital School of Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Digix Computers Services 
    19. Ekasi IT Solutions Centre 
    20. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    21. Eshybrand Pty Ltd 
    22. EXPLORE SOFTWARE 
    23. EYETHU NATIONAL COMPUTER COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    24. Facilitation Development (PTY) LTD 
    25. FACULTY TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    26. Finweb Business Consultancy 
    27. Foster-Melliar (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Gert Sibande FET College 
    29. Global Institute for Capacity 
    30. Greater Tzaneen Community Foundation 
    31. HILLCROSS BUSINESS SCHOOL (PTY 
    32. Hlanganani ICT (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Ikusasa Technology Solutions 
    34. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    35. IT Academy 
    36. Jeppe College of Commerce and 
    37. JUMPCO PTY LTD 
    38. K Boneng Consulting Services P 
    39. K2014266944 (SA) t/a Hyperion Development 
    40. Keep The Dream 285 
    41. Leseding Computer Systems 
    42. LETAGO DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING 
    43. Makhophila Training 
    44. Mash Computer Training 
    45. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    46. Metanoia Ratings PTY LTD 
    47. MINDWORX CONSULTING GAUTENG PTY LTD 
    48. MMELA VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES (PT 
    49. MND Training and Projects 
    50. Mogapi Education Group (Pty) Ltd 
    51. Moving Ahead Development Agenc 
    52. Mpande Technologies cc 
    53. Mufuka Business and Technical 
    54. NCC - Vereeniging 
    55. Ndulita Solutions 
    56. Nyathela Business College 
    57. On the Ball College Pty ltd 
    58. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    59. Posh Multimedia 
    60. Priha Projects Pty Ltd 
    61. Progressive School of Business 
    62. Prophesy Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    63. QUARPHIX (PTY) LTD 
    64. Redefine Human Capital (PTY) L 
    65. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    66. Rostec Technical FET College (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Sisekelo Sustainability Institute 
    68. SIYAFUNDA COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY CENTRE NPC 
    69. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINING ASSOCIATION (PTY) LTD 
    70. SPLS Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    71. SUCCESS BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL CC 
    72. SUPREME ICT CONSULTANTS 
    73. Terry Computer Services cc 
    74. The Finishing College (Pty) Lt 
    75. Titan Trade Technologies 
    76. Tlou Foundation College 
    77. TORQUE TECHNICAL COMPUTER TRAINING PTY LTD 
    78. Training B2B CC 
    79. Tsima Consulting Development S 
    80. TSP COLLEGE 
    81. Varsity Institute of Science & Technology (Pty)Ltd 
    82. Visionary Skill Academy 
    83. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    84. We Think Code 
    85. Wellinkwise Pty Ltd 
    86. Whitestone College 
    87. Woosh Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    88. WORK SKILLS RESOURCES CC 
    89. World Wise Industries & Systems Engineering 
    90. Xylo Trading 12 (Pty) Ltd 
    91. YITRO INNOVATIONS 
    92. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 



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