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

Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13995  Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources 
ORIGINATOR
Interim SGB for Business, Commerce, Mgmnt Studies 
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
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
A candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: discuss different contracts, the role of government in contracts and the institutional sources of contracts. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Literacy level 3. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain and discuss contracts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The concept contract is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The components of a contract are identified and explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Parties involved, date, objectives, expiry dates, responsibilities of parties, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The purpose/s and conditions of contract is/are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
To protect both parties, service to be delivered in agreed time period, at price, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of contractual obligations is demonstrated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies, personal experiences, etc.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Discuss and compare kinds of contracts and the role of government. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different kinds of contracts are discussed and compared. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Personal contracts, Business contracts, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Breach of contract is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Procedures to follow, where to seek assistance, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The role of the government in contracts is debated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Role of judicial system, ombudsman, constitution, small claims court, Legal Wise, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of individual contracts is demonstrated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies etc.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Identify and discuss institutional sources of contracts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different institutional sources of contracts are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Financial institutions, insurance companies, retail stores, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The functions of the different institutions are examined. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Financial institutions, insurance companies, retail stores, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The role of each source of contract in society is explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Social responsibility, etc.
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Awareness of contractual obligations
Negotiation Skills
Conflict resolution 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
4. Exploring education and career opportunities; and
5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health of others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CETA 
Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Core  65969   General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CETA 
Core  23253   National Certificate (GETC): Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  MERSETA 
Core  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Core  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Core  20893   National Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was SABPP until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  21728   National Certificate: Labour Recruitment Consultancy  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-06-12  SERVICES 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
Elective  20288   National Certificate: Farming  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Elective  22991   National Certificate: Refractories Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CETA 


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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4. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
5. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
6. Artisan Development Academy 
7. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
8. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
9. Bafedile M (PTY) LTD 
10. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
11. Bokatoka Construction and Projects 
12. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
13. Capricorn TVET College 
14. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
15. Construction Resource Development College 
16. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
17. Cumlaude Institute (PTY) Ltd 
18. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
19. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
20. Esayidi FET College - Central Office 
21. Faithworks Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
22. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
23. Flavious Mareka TVET College 
24. Furniture World Training Centre 
25. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
26. Greenrim Training 
27. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
28. Honey Cube Projects & Services (Pty) Ltd 
29. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
30. Hot To Go Training College and Services 
31. Impela Trading cc 
32. In House Media Instruction 
33. Insika Business and Skills Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
34. Inyathi Visions 
35. Izinkanyezi Zezulu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
36. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
37. KayDee Project Management Cc 
38. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
39. KGWEBISWANO SUPPLIES & SERVICES 
40. Knoop Academy NPC 
41. Kotton Wear (Pty) Ltd 
42. Learning at Work 
43. Leps Training Consultants 
44. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
45. Longata Consultant 
46. Majuba TVET College 
47. Maluti TVET College 
48. Mananthatshema Skills Dev. Centre 
49. Masidle Consulting CC 
50. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
51. Mbimbini Training and Community Development 
52. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
53. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
54. Mnambithi TVET College 
55. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
56. Motheo Academy PTY LTD 
57. Msingwa Training and Development 
58. Nedbank Ltd 
59. New Heights 1082 
60. Ngaphakathi Investments 
61. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
62. Nkqubela Community Developers 
63. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
64. Northlink College 
65. NTF Electrical and Training 
66. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
67. Optimi Workplace 
68. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
69. People Upliftments t/a POPUP Upliftment 
70. Phakisa Agricultural Development 
71. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
72. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
73. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
74. Sedibeng TVET College 
75. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
76. Setlakala Business Development 
77. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
78. Siphumezulwazi Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
79. Siyasanga Training Centre 
80. SNNB Trading & Projects 
81. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
82. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
83. Stefanutti Stocks Holding Limited 
84. Taletso FET College - Central Office 
85. Tebkhan Investments (Pty) Ltd 
86. TECHNICAL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
87. Tembe Service Providers 
88. The Brokers Learning Centre 
89. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
90. The Skills Development Hub (Pty) Ltd 
91. Thuto Skills Development 
92. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
93. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
94. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
95. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
96. Tshwane North College 
97. TSK Projects 
98. U AND G TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
99. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
100. Umthombolwazi Consultants Cc 
101. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
102. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
103. Visionary Skill Academy 
104. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
105. Zucebise Training Academy 



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