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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13995  Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources 
ORIGINATOR
Interim SGB for Business, Commerce, Mgmnt Studies 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
A candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: discuss different contracts, the role of government in contracts and the institutional sources of contracts. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Literacy level 3. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain and discuss contracts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The concept contract is explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The components of a contract are identified and explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Parties involved, date, objectives, expiry dates, responsibilities of parties, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The purpose/s and conditions of contract is/are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
To protect both parties, service to be delivered in agreed time period, at price, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of contractual obligations is demonstrated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies, personal experiences, etc.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Discuss and compare kinds of contracts and the role of government. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different kinds of contracts are discussed and compared. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Personal contracts, Business contracts, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Breach of contract is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Procedures to follow, where to seek assistance, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The role of the government in contracts is debated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Role of judicial system, ombudsman, constitution, small claims court, Legal Wise, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. An understanding of individual contracts is demonstrated. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies etc.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Identify and discuss institutional sources of contracts. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Different institutional sources of contracts are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Financial institutions, insurance companies, retail stores, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The functions of the different institutions are examined. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Financial institutions, insurance companies, retail stores, etc.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The role of each source of contract in society is explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Social responsibility, etc.
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Awareness of contractual obligations
Negotiation Skills
Conflict resolution 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
4. Exploring education and career opportunities; and
5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health of others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  49411   General Education and Training Certificate: Construction  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
Core  49753   General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Core  65969   General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements Development  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
Core  23253   National Certificate (GETC): Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
Core  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Core  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Core  20893   National Certificate: Human Resources Management and Practices Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was SABPP until Last Date for Achievement 
Core  21728   National Certificate: Labour Recruitment Consultancy  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-06-12  SERVICES 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
Elective  20288   National Certificate: Farming  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Elective  22991   National Certificate: Refractories Installation  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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4. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
5. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
6. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
7. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
8. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
9. Better beginning trading and projects pty ltd 
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12. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
13. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Brits Plant (BRITS) (TP) 
14. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - Isando Branch (ISANDO) (TP) 
15. Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd - PE Plant (PORT ELIZABETH) (TP) 
16. BULL'S BUSINESS AND SKILLS TRAINING INSTITUTE 
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19. Career Pathing Solutions (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERSDORP) (TP) 
20. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
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27. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
28. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
29. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
30. Eastcape Training Centre 
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32. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
33. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
34. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
35. False Bay Public FET College - Westlake Campus 
36. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
37. First Car Care (Pty) Ltd T/A STi Autobody Repairers (GOODWOOD) (TP) 
38. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
39. Goodyear SA (Pty) Ltd (UITENHAGE) (TP) 
40. Gufferty Consulting 
41. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
42. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
43. Hot To Go Training College and Services 
44. HT MARKTECH 
45. I Care Resource Centre 
46. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
47. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
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49. Industries Education & Training Institute (MAITLAND) (TP) 
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52. INTEGRATED ADULT TRAINING 
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55. ISAZI TRAINING 
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57. Izizwe Training Centre (Pty) Ltd T/A Simtech Training (NORTHDENE) (TP) 
58. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
59. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
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62. JMC TECHNICAL TRAINING (Bloemfontein)(TP) 
63. KayDee Project Management Cc 
64. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
65. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA (PTY) LTD (Middelburg)(TP) 
66. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA PTY LTD 
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75. Luntu for Education and Skills Development Practice (Pty) Ltd 
76. M Tech Training Consultants 
77. Majuba TVET College 
78. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
79. Mananthatshema Skills Dev. Centre 
80. Mandys Sewing School (PTY) Ltd 
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85. Mbimbini Training and Community Development 
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87. MFISA 
88. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
89. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
90. MOTHEO SKILLS ENTITY ( PTY) LLTD 
91. Msingwa Training and Development 
92. MT & HR Training Consultants (Pty) Ltd (DURBAN) (TP) 
93. NDIMASE TRADING 
94. Nedbank Ltd 
95. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
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107. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
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118. Sefudi Business Solutions 
119. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
120. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
121. Setlakala Business Development 
122. SETSMOL ENTERPRISE CC 
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124. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
125. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
126. Siyasanga Training Centre 
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128. Skills Fusion 
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131. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
132. Sphola Consulting CC 
133. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
134. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
135. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
136. Swift Skills Academy (SASOLBURG) (TP) 
137. Taletso FET College - Central Office 
138. Tekmation (Pty) Ltd T/A Tekmation Training Institute (DURBAN) (TP) 
139. Tembe Service Providers 
140. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TRUST (PTY) LTD 
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143. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
144. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
145. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
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148. Training Force (Pty) Ltd (Durban) (TP) 
149. Triple E Training Holdings (Pty) Ltd (KRUGERDORP) (TP) 
150. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
151. Tshwane North College 
152. Tshwane South Public FET College - Odi Campus 
153. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
154. TSK Projects 
155. Tsoho Training & Development T/A Tsoho Training (BRITS) (TP) 
156. Umbuso Training Services 
157. Umgungundlovu FET College - Central Office 
158. Umthombolwazi Consultants Cc 
159. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
160. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
161. VEB CELE AND ASSOCIATES 
162. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
163. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
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166. Wilbat Projects 148 (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
167. WISPECO ALUMINIUM (Alrode)(Project Site NVC)(TP) 
168. XPERTS BODY ARMOUR PTY LTD 
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