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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according to a given brief 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117923  Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according to a given brief 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Computer Sciences and Information Systems 
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 2  NQF Level 02 
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 for people who need to plan, produce, use and evaluate presentations using a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application either as a user of computers or as basic knowledge for a career needing this competency, like the ICT industry.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Prepare and produce a presentation according to a specified brief.
  • Adjust settings to customise the view and preferences of the presentation application.
  • Work with multiple presentations.
  • Format a presentation.
  • Use special presentation effects.
  • Apply special formatting to a presentation.
  • Customise a presentation for a specified purpose.
  • Evaluate a presentation produced for a specified purpose.

    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 
    The credit value of this unit standard is calculated assuming a person is competent in:
  • Mathematical literacy and communication skills at least at NQF level 1.
  • Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment (ID 117902 - NQF level 1).
  • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to create and edit slide presentations. (ID 116933 - NQF level 1). 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • This standard is applicable to any presentation application that runs on any Graphical User Interface(GUI) operating system.
  • Where wording are not exact for the chosen operating system, the learner can choose the equivalent item or option to demonstrate competence in the specific outcome or assessment criteria. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare and produce a presentation according to a specified brief. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The brief should identify the topics, purpose, time limits and target audience of the presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A presentation is prepared to meet the requirements of a supplied brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The prepared presentation shows the topic, purpose, for target audience of the given brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The presentation incorporates information consistent with the topic, purpose and target audience of the given brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The presentation is prepared in line with the time limits set in the brief. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Adjust settings to customise the view and preferences of the presentation application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    View is increased and decreased, according to given specifications. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Zoom feature or equivalent is used for the view.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The view mode is changed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Toolbar menus are switched off and on, to improve the working view of the application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The slide format of a presentation is changed, according to given specifications. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Size of slide, slide orientation.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Work with multiple presentations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A number of existing presentations are opened. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Minimum 2 presentations.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Control is switched between the open presentations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Text is manipulated between active presentations. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Minimum of 2 active presentations; type of manipulation: move, copy.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Format a presentation according to given specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Methods of automatically formatting a presentation are explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Methods of formatting include:
  • Presentation design templates, slide layout.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A presentation is created using a presentation design template. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Use special presentation effects. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Tabs, Image, Bullets, Numbering, Borders, Fill. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tabs are set, reset and removed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tabs: left tab, right tab, centre tab, decimal align tab; at least 2 methods of setting tabs are demonstrated.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An image is added to a presentation slide. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Bullets are applied to text and removed from text. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Automatic while entering, to existing text.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Bullet formats are changed, according to given specifications, to enhance the presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Bullet formatting include: Bullet character, bullet position, text position.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Numbering is applied to text and removed from text. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Automatic while entering and/or to existing text; at least one of: single level numbering, multi-level numbering to at least three levels.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Apply special formatting to a presentation, according to given specifications, to enhance the presentation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Headers, footers, date, time, slide numbers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A footer is added to and removed from a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The current date and time is added to a presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Specific slides, entire presentation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Page numbers are added to a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Notes are added as an aid to the presentation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Customise a presentation for a specified purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Slides are sorted into an order appropriate for the specified purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Slides are hidden so that they will not be part of a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The presentation is presented for the specified purpose. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The presentation is navigated from within the slide presentation. 


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

    Moderation Process:
  • 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 
  • 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.
  • Performance of all elements complies with the laws of the country operating in, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
  • 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.
  • Performance of all elements is to be completed within the normal range of time and cost that would be expected in a professional environment (e.g. In a commercial or government organisation). 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by understanding the uses and benefits of using a presentation application. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by understanding the saved destination and file name conventions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information by effectively using the Help function and by using the check for synonyms and antonyms, and searching for information in the presentation application. 

    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 the subject by using a presentation to improve communication. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others by using a presentation application to create and edit presentation. 

    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 
  • If the learner is required to enter text used for this unit standard, the entering of the text and the time taken to enter the text do not form part of the assessment of this standard.
  • At least three presentations must be made available to the learner for use for the assessment task.
  • Learners are required to prepare, produce, use and evaluate a presentation for a specified purpose. The purpose may either be a workplace task (in case of workplace assessment) or be a set exercise.
  • The supplied brief must be a clear description of both the desirable outcomes sought and the constraints to be met by the presentation. It must contain detailed specifications against which the success or otherwise of the presentation can be evaluated. For the purpose of this unit standard the brief can be either created as part of the candidates employment (in the case of workplace assessment) or in response to a set task.
  • The supplied brief must incorporate requirements to ensure that all assessment criteria are met.
  • Common GUI functions like printing, using a pointing device and using the HELP facility are covered in a generic unit standard (ID 117902) and should be assessed as part of the mentioned standard.
  • Possible laws applicable to this standard could include acts like Access to Information Acts; Copyright Acts, Constitution of the Country being assessed in.

    Abbreviations:
  • PC - Personal computer.
  • CD - Compact disk.
  • GUI - Graphical User Interface. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  77063   National Certificate: Construction Health and Safety  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  61591   National Certificate: Information Technology: End User Computing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61755   General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  58950   National Certificate: Gas Installations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHIETA 


    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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