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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Utilise special features to enhance presentations 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
258880  Utilise special features to enhance presentations 
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  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 produce and/or modify feature-rich presentations for specific audience needs.

A person credited with this unit standard is capable of:
  • Creating and using templates in a GUI based presentation application.
  • Manipulating graphics/images and drawn objects.
  • Using charts/graphs to enhance presentations.
  • Using sound and video to enhance presentations.
  • Customising and controlling a slideshow. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in the following:
  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Create and use templates in a GUI based presentation application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A template is created for presentation purposes using available features. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Features include but not limited to background fill, graphic/image, bullets, font, outlines.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A new template is saved with a specific name in a specific folder. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A created template is used to produce a presentation which is saved using a specific name. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A created template is edited according to user requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manipulate graphics/images and drawn objects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Drawn objects are grouped and ungrouped on a slide. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Selected graphics/images and drawn objects are distributed relative to the space available on a slide. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Background graphics/images are hidden from or added to slides. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Effects are applied to drawn objects to enhance presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Effects include but are not limited to at least three (3) of Transparency, 3D, shadow, fill colour, fill pattern, fill effect.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Graphics/images are converted to facilitate printing and factual requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Converted include but are not limited to at least two (2) of greyscale, black and white, washout.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Use charts/graphs to enhance presentations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The relationship of information to be used in a presentation is discussed outlining advantages and disadvantages of linked sources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Data is identified and sourced to create charts/graphs for use in presentations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Charts/graphs are created using sourced data. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Charts/graphs include but not limited to Pie, Line-Column on 2 axes.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Charts/graphs are imported from other sources for use in own presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Charts/graphs are formatted to enhance the presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Formatting includes but not limited to at least five (5) but not limited to data series colours, font size, line style, line colour, border style, border colour, y-axis unit display, number, alignment, legend placement, scale, label display options.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Use sound and video to enhance presentations. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Enhance include but are not limited to entry animation style, automatic play timing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Sounds are inserted and removed in a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Videos are inserted into and removed from a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Narration is added to or removed from a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Testing and modification activities are undertaken in order to ensure that presentations meets user requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Customise and control a slideshow. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Customisation includes but not limited to creating, editing, hiding and unhiding slides, hyperlinking, including graphs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hyperlinks and action buttons are inserted into a presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Hyperlinks and action buttons include but not limited to at least two (2) hyperlinks and action buttons to presentation, to slide, to email, to URL.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Hyperlinks and action buttons are used to navigate within a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Presentation timings are rehearsed in order to ensure that timing requirements are met. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A customised slideshow is run in accordance with specific audience needs. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Policies, procedures and requirements of the organisations.
  • Ethical codes of relevant professional bodies.
  • Relevant legislative and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Nature of electronic information.
  • What are background fill, graphic/image, bullets, font, outlines.
  • Templates.
  • Graphics/images, drawn objects and effects.
  • Preserving documents.
  • Locations and functions of menu items.
  • Implications of application and formatting settings.
  • Relevant application packages.
  • 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 South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
  • 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 
    Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when:
  • Objects are grouped and ungrouped on a slide. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, and community during:
  • Structuring a presentation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when:
  • Data is identified and sourced to create charts/graphs for use in presentations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information when:
  • The relationship of information to be used in a presentation is discussed to reflect advantages and disadvantages of linked sources. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion when:
  • Customising and controlling a slideshow. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others when:
  • Using sound and video to enhance presentations. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when:
  • Customising a slideshow in accordance with specific audience needs. 

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

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  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 


    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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