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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Tender for projects 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117515  Tender for projects 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Art, Craft & Design 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to tender for projects. The unit standard contributes to the learning of those who want to develop a career path in the Art, Craft and Design sector, and contributes to greater levels of production, productivity and quality in this industry.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Obtain and interpret tender documentation
  • Estimate costs of projects tendered for
  • Compile tender documentation
  • Submit tenders and review tender processes 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication, NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy, NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The following statements provide a general guide to the scope and complexity of the competence expected of the learner:
    Tender obtaining processes include:
  • Subscription to tender bulletins and notifications
  • Tender advertising methods and media
  • Collection and payment of tender documentation
  • Sources of tenders

    Resources include:
  • Materials
  • Equipment and tools
  • Labour and staff
  • Sub-contractors
  • Consumables

    Payment items include:
  • Work items
  • Preliminary and general items
  • Lump sums
  • Prime cost items
  • Day work rates

    Costs to be included in the breakdown of estimated pay item include:
  • Escalation
  • Resource costs
  • Risk
  • Overheads
  • Profit / mark up 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Obtain and interpret documentation for a tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sources for tender information are accurately identified and appropriately accessed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Relevant tenders are identified, selected and procured timeously, in accordance with tender conditions and the enterprise's marketing plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tenders are obtained ethically and appropriately. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tender information is interpreted and relevant information is extracted. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Perform estimations for a tender. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The criteria of project are established in accordance with tender conditions and criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A detailed analysis of project is performed to reflect the scope and size of the project. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Resources required for the project are identified, accurately 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Costs of the project are projected and the availability of the required resources is accurately identified. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Compile a tender document for a small/micro craft enterprise. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Project and standards are specified in terms of pay items and descriptions thereof. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A schedule of quantities is estimated in accordance with actual costs and estimated average delivering rates. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Breakdown of each estimated pay item includes all costs, contingencies and mark ups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tender forms are completed accurately and in accordance with tender conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    All tender conditions are complied with. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Submit tenders and review tender processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tender is finalised and checked to ensure compliance to the enterprise's criteria 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tender is submitted timeously and in accordance with tender requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tender opening session is attended and information is accurately recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tendering processes and results are reviewed and tendering strategy is adapted if required. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this unit standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this unit standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Tender obtaining processes.
  • Applicable tenders in terms of the company's marketing plan.
  • Project and standard specifications in terms of pay items and descriptions.
  • Costs and contingencies to be included in the breakdown of the estimated pay item.
  • Tender conditions.
  • The concept of mark up and how to apply it in estimating. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
  • Employ self-management when tender is submitted timeously in accordance with tender requirements.
  • Manage information when applicable tenders are identified, selected and procured timeously, in accordance with tender conditions and the company's marketing plan.
  • Payment items in the schedule of quantities are estimated in accordance with actual costs and estimated average delivering rates. 

  • UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems when relevant tender information are extracted and interpreted. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when project and standards specifications are explained in terms of pay items and descriptions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when project and standards specifications are explained in terms of pay items and descriptions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
  • Demonstrate scientific and technological competence when breakdown of each estimated pay item included all costs, contingencies and mark up.
  • Understand contextual world systems when the criteria of project are investigated in accordance with tender conditions and criteria. 

  • 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  57427   National Certificate: Youth Development  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Fundamental  49119   National Certificate: Craft Operational Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  57611   National Certificate: 2D Animation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  61349   National Certificate: Heritage Resource Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58978   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49710   National Diploma: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  73129   National Diploma: Public Relations Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    2. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    3. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Gauteng Central College PTY LTD 
    5. IALE School of Advanced Learning and Education (Pty) Ltd 
    6. In Excess Trading 22 T/A ATTI Polokwane 
    7. Kundani Trading 
    8. NEMISA 
    9. South African Film Institute 
    10. The Media Workshop cc 



    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.