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|SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY|
|National Certificate: Business Studies: Business Management|
|SAQA QUAL ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE|
|22452||National Certificate: Business Studies: Business Management|
|Department of Education|
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY||NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK|
|QCTO - Quality Council for Trades and Occupations||OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework|
|National Certificate||Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies||Generic Management|
|ABET BAND||MINIMUM CREDITS||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||QUAL CLASS|
|Undefined||120||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||Regular-Provider-ELOAC|
|REGISTRATION STATUS||SAQA DECISION NUMBER||REGISTRATION START DATE||REGISTRATION END DATE|
|LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT||LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT|
|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 qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification.
|PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION|
|To provide the learner with the required skills, knowledge and experience to:
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING?|
|The learner must obtain a competency/credit for all four (4) instructional offerings.|
|EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES|
|Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:
A N6 level 5 graduate can identify, analyse, solve and manage individual and organisational activities.
A N6 level 5 Business Studies: Business Management graduate can:
1. Efficiently apply learning from individual experience and theoretical fields in order to analyse and solve problems in a critical, creative and innovative manner.
2. Demonstrate reflective competence by showing an understanding of performances, learn from actions and adapt to change.
3. Successfully apply various managerial skills in practice.
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
|Assessment Criteria associated with Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:
Solve problems by means of effective communication, managerial skills and effective use of modern technology.
Assessment Criteria associated with Specific Outcomes:
1. Relate learning from individual experience and theoretical fields in order to:
2. Solve problems by generating alternative solutions in a manner that displays complex conceptual understanding.
Integrated assessment to ensure that the purpose on the qualification is achieved:
|After completion of the N6 certificate at level 5, the graduate can obtain a National Diploma, provided documentary proof of at least eighteen (18) months of applicable experience in commerce and industry (that has as its main function the practical execution of the instructional offering) is produced.|
|Moderators are appointed by the National Department for Examinations and Assessment (for each instructional offering) to ensure that standards are maintained.|
|CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS|
|The selected educators, or members of staff, must be registered, accredited and utilised as assessors (back-ups) in a manner which is in line with the relevant quality assurance policy of the institution. The relevant staff must be registered with the South African Council of Educators (SACE) and the relevant legislation as laid down in the Personnel Administrative Measures Document (PAM) must be adhered to.|
|As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2006; 2009; 2012; 2015.|
|LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION:|
|PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION:|
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