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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of developing software for the internet 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14930  Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of developing software for the internet 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Information Systems and Technology 
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-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
This unit standard is intended:
  • to demonstrate fundamental of knowledge of the areas covered
  • for those working in, or entering the workplace in the area of systems development

    People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Review the requirements for a web-based computer application
  • Design a web-based computer application
  • Present the design of a web-based computer application
    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 
    Open.
    The credit value of this unit is based on a person having the prior knowledge and skills to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of fundamental English (at least NQF level 3)
  • demonstrate PC competency skills (End User Computing unit standards up to level 3). 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the network issues related to Internet applications. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Internet, Intranet, Extranet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The explanation identifies the Internet uses a session-less network protocol. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    TCP/IP
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The explanation lists the implications of session-less application development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Using session-ID's, Handling time-outs.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The explanation identifies the Internet uses limited band-width. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Bandwidth speeds from 1st-world to 3-rd world countries.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The explanation lists the implications of slow wand-width to application design. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Small components, re-fresh only changed areas.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of different user interface methods used for Internet applications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The demonstration identifies different user interface methods used for Internet application development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Active Server Pages (ASP), Client-side Presentation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The demonstration explains each of the user interface methods identified in 1, indicating the implication of each method. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Active Server Pages (ASP), Client-side Presentation.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an awareness of the implications of copyright, ownership and royalties. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate an awareness of the implications of copyright, ownership and royalties for Internet application development. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Different laws in different countries, What if laws change? 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The demonstration shows an awareness of copyright issues related to Internet development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Intellectual property, Copyright registration.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The demonstration shows an awareness of ownership issues related to Internet development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Dual ownership, Sole ownership.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The demonstration shows an awareness of royalty issues related to Internet development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Per use, per update.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain version control and security issues related to Internet Applications. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Internet, Intranet, Extranet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The explanation identifies version control issues related to Internet development. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    User request, Just in Time (JIT) compilers.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The explanation identifies security issues related to Internet development, and explains ways of handling each. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Secure/Non-secure environments, Time-outs.
     


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

    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.
    4. Performance of all elements is to be completed within the normal range of time and cost that would be expected in a professional environment (eg. In a commercial or government organisation). 


    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 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 persuasion when engaging with systems development. 

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

    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. 

    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  24294   Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2010-01-23  Was MICTS until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  78965   Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49627   Further Education and Training Certificate: e Records Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   


    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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