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

Apply basic business concepts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
9976  Apply basic business concepts 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
The purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable construction Contractors to apply basic business principles to sell their services, manage payment processing and conduct business in an ethical, professional manner. The ability to deal with customers and their complaints is enhanced, to further ensure sustainability of the business. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 literacy and numeracy competencies. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. Ethics include fair competition, keeping promises, not partaking in bribery and corruption, confidentiality, respect for human rights, etc.

2. The selling process includes making contact, sustaining contact and closing the sale.

3. Accounting procedures include debit, credit, net and gross. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Sell services. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Business is conducted ethically. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Business is conducted professionally. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Customer needs are accurately identified. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Up to date service information is provided to potential customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Customer requirements are accurately documented. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Process payments. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Accounting procedures are employed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Tax requirements are met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Copies of transaction records are retained and filed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Invoices and receipts are correctly issued. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Deal with customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Customer complaints are addressed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Follow up action plans are implemented. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by CETA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for the Certificate in Construction Contracting. CETA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Qualifying learners understand and can explain:

1. The importance of selling in terms of business and customer needs.
2. Customers as source of revenue.
3. The interrelationship between knowledge of the service/product and customer service.
4. Ethics and professionalism.
5. Customer care.
6. The selling process.
7. Accounting procedures.
8. Debtors and creditors.
9. Tax types.
10. Percentages.
11. Invoicing and receipting. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems

1. Sell services.
2. Deal with customers.
  • Customer needs are accurately identified.
  • Customer requirements are accurately documented.
  • Customer complaints are addressed.
  • Follow up action plans are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others

    1. Sell services.
    2. Process payments.
    3. Deal with customers.
  • Business is conducted ethically.
  • Business is conducted professionally.
  • Invoices and receipts are correctly issued.
  • Customer complaints are addressed.
  • Follow up action plans are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management

    1. Sell services.
  • Business is conducted ethically.
  • Business is conducted professionally. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively

    1. Sell services.
    2. Process payments.
    3. Deal with customers.
  • Up to date service information is provided to potential customers.
  • Invoices and receipts are correctly issued.
  • Customer complaints are addressed.
  • Follow up action plans are implemented. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence

    1. Process payments
  • Accounting procedures are employed.
  • Tax requirements are met.
  • Invoices and receipts are correctly issued. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand Contextual world-systems

    1. Sell services
    Customer requirements are accurately documented. 

    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  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49022   National Certificate: Floor Covering Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CETA 
    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  65769   National Certificate: Glazing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  96402   National Certificate: Hot Water System Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  35941   National Certificate: Pulp and paper Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  65929   National Certificate: Waterproofing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  58247   National Certificate: Ceiling and Partitioning Installation  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  24295   National Certificate: Timber Roof Erecting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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.
     
    1. 1 Classie Africa 
    2. Academy for Construction Skills (Pty) Ltd (ACS) 
    3. Africa International Training Facilities T/A AITF (BREDELL) (TP) 
    4. African Apex Apparel (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Akaf Bodyguards 
    6. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    7. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    10. AVUXENI COMPUTER ACADEMY KZN 
    11. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    12. Better Best Agri Development 
    13. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Bold Venture Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    15. Bright Storm Projects 
    16. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
    17. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    18. Capricorn TVET College 
    19. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    20. Construction Resource Development College 
    21. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
    22. Cumlaude Institute (PTY) Ltd 
    23. Dego Consultants 
    24. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
    25. Double ST Training and Skills Development 
    26. Eastcape Training Centre 
    27. Esayidi FET College - Central Office 
    28. ESKOM KOEBERG - EE - GENERATION & TRADE TEST CENTRE 
    29. Faithworks Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Flavious Mareka TVET College 
    31. Furniture World Training Centre 
    32. GG SQUARED PROJECTS 
    33. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Greenrim Training 
    35. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    36. Honey Cube Projects & Services (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
    38. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    39. Impela Trading cc 
    40. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
    41. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    42. Inyathi Visions 
    43. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    44. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    45. Knoop Academy NPC 
    46. Kotton Wear (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Longata Consultant 
    48. Magnacorp Project Managers 
    49. Mahumani Empowerment Servives Centre 
    50. Maluti TVET College 
    51. MARULENG TRAINING ACADEMY 
    52. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    53. Mavco Engineering 
    54. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
    55. Microzone Training CC 
    56. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
    57. Mnambithi TVET College 
    58. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    60. Motheo Academy PTY LTD 
    61. Mthoms Trading 
    62. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    63. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    64. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    65. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    66. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    67. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    68. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
    69. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    70. Northlink TVET College 
    71. NTLEMO PROJECTS 
    72. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Optimi Workplace 
    74. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
    75. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
    76. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    78. Ratidzo Trading PTY Ltd 
    79. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    80. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    81. Sedibeng TVET College 
    82. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    83. Somvi General Services 
    84. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
    85. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
    86. Tebkhan Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    87. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    88. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Thuto Skills Development 
    90. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    91. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
    92. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
    93. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
    94. Tshwane North College 
    95. TSK Projects 
    96. U AND G TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
    97. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    98. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
    99. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
    100. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
    101. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    102. Zama Training & Developments 



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