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

Generating electronic data to enhance Retail/Wholesale practices 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
8249  Generating electronic data to enhance Retail/Wholesale practices 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Retail and Wholesale 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Wholesale and Retail 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2003-12-03  2006-12-03  SAQA 1351/03 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-12-03   2010-12-03  

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 a fundamental standard towards the qualification National Certificate in Retail / Wholesale sales and services at NQF 4.

It provides the fundamental competence to generate electronic data in presentations in preparation for the core and elective standards at this level 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Verbal and written communication at NQF Level 2. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Software applications including word processing, spreadsheeting, database and accounting software, electronic messaging software?

    Documents and reports including letters, internal memorandums, faxes, tables, lists, stock sheets, inventory lists?

    Customer and transactional information including customer payment records, address lists, invoices, statements, orders, delivery notes, bank reconciliations 

  • UNIT STANDARD OUTCOME HEADER 
    The demonstrated ability to make decisions and con 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    The demonstrated ability to make decisions and consider options when: 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Relating software application capabilities to the format, layout and purpose of documents and reports generated in business practices?

    Compiling and generating a range of documents and reports using appropriate software applications
  • Processing and generating a range of customer and transactional information using appropriate database/accounting software ?

    Receiving and transferring information between departments and branches using electronic messaging software

    ?Storing and retrieving data from computerised archival systems 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstrated ability to make decisions and consider options when: 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    elating software application capabilities to the format, layout and purpose of documents and reports generated in business practices?

    Compiling and generating a range of documents and reports using appropriate software applications
  • Processing and generating a range of customer and transactional information using appropriate database/accounting software ?

    Receiving and transferring information between departments and branches using electronic messaging software

    ?Storing and retrieving data from computerised archival systems 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The Retail/Wholesale SETA in its ETQA role will accredit providers against this unit standard 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:?

    Organisational format and layout standards for documents and reports?

    Purpose of a range of reports and documents generated in business practices?

    Techniques for utilising a range of software applications, tools and functions?

    Techniques for utilising electronic messaging systems?

    Techniques for storing and retrieving data from computerised archival systems 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems when compiling and generating documents and reports so that appropriate formatting techniques are applied to enhance the overall presentation of electronically generated data 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, organise, analyse and critically evaluate information so that the software application utilised is appropriate to the context and purpose of the document/report 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively when backing-up historical data onto computerised archival systems so that all relevant parties are advised of the location and reference of archived data 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively when using electronic messaging systems so that information is expediently and accurately transferred to departments and branches within retail/wholesale practices 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    The ability to produce the following evidence:?

    Demonstrate techniques for using word processing applications and tools by completing practical exercises presented by assessor?

    Demonstrate techniques for using spreadsheeting/accounting applications by completing practical exercises presented by assessor?

    Demonstrate techniques for creating and maintaining databases by completing practical exercises presented by assessor?

    Demonstrate techniques for storing and retrieving historical data using computerised archival systems by completing practical exercises presented by assessor?

    Demonstrate techniques for receiving and transferring information using electronic messaging systems by completing practical exercises presented by assessor 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Fundamental  13719   National Certificate: Retail and Wholesale, Sales and Service Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-12-03  W&RSETA 


    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. Buffalo City Public FET College - St Marks Campus 
    2. CAPE COLLEGE 
    3. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
    4. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
    5. Port Elizabeth Public FET College - Russell Road College 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.