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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate and apply a basic knowledge of ERP solutions and modules 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115400  Demonstrate and apply a basic knowledge of ERP solutions and modules 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
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 
The person credited with this Unit Standard will have a basic knowledge of how the various components of the ERP system fit together to form a complete information solution and will know how to apply them .

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating a basic knowledge of the different modules that make up an ERP system.
  • Navigating seamlessly within an ERP system.
  • Providing an explanation of the system architecture that supports an ERP system.
  • Explaining the benefits of implementing a real-time ERP system. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in Communication at NQF Level 4, or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the different modules that make up an ERP system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An overview of the ERP system and its modules are represented diagrammatically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The broad functions of all the different modules of a particular ERP solution are described in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The system overview of an ERP system is understood and is communicated to others orally. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Practical examples of the application of specific modules in an ERP solution are given using examples from existing client implementations. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Navigate seamlessly within an ERP system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An understanding and command of an ERP system is demonstrated against a specific ERP solution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The menu structures, screen-flow and structure of an ERP module are understood and used in relation to an ERP solution. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Provide an explanation of the system architecture that supports an ERP system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An ERP system architecture is investigated and the structure and integration explained in a written report. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An ERP system architecture is documented and/or presented orally. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the benefits of implementing a real-time ERP system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The rationale for implementing the ERP system is understood and communicated to others. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The advantages of an ERP system are communicated using a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The motivation and cost/benefit analysis for an ERP implementation is produced in a written document or a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A case study demonstrating the benefits of implementing a real-time ERP system is produced in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A case study of a failed ERP installation is documented highlighting the reasons for failure and what preventative measures could have been applied. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Computer literacy.
  • Principles of good client relations.
  • The organisational service ethic.
  • Organisational policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when gathering information and doing presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information when gathering information for the various reports and presentations that have to be produces and given. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation when writing required reports and giving presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically when preparing reports and presentations using computer software programmes. 

    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  48874   National Certificate: Business Consulting Practice (Enterprise Resource Planning)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  49419   National Diploma: Business Consulting Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  83026   National Certificate: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Software Testing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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