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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the use of web-sites in business 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115374  Demonstrate an understanding of the use of web-sites in business 
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 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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Discuss the use of web sites in business
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of web-site design for business useThe 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 is based on a person having prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Demonstrate PC competency skills (End-User Computing unit Standards, at least up to NQF level 3.)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the Internet 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Discuss the use of web sites in business. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The discussion outlines the primary basis on which web sites are designed 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to: User needs as well as sponsor needs
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The discussion identifies different uses of the Internet as business tool 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to: trends in usage, different marketing media
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of web-site design for business use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration identifies the basic concepts to apply to design and production of the web pages 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Content, Appearance
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The demonstration explains the use of techniques to make the web site accessible and popular 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Links to search engines, Links to popular sites, key words
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The demonstration recognises the need to protect a web site 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programs 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 
    1. 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. An example of the standards expected is the standards found in ISO 9000 Certified Organisations.
    2. Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
    3. 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.
    4. Performance of all elements must demonstrate an understanding of etiquette on the Internet for personal and business use. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify, solve problems and make decisions in relation to the current systems development environments 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage him/her self and his/her activities responsibly and effectively 

    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 systems development 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to his/her full personal development and the social and economic development of the society at large by being aware of the importance of: reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively, exploring education and career opportunities and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    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 
    Sub-Sub-Field (Domain):
    Systems Development - Web Design 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Fundamental  49121   National Certificate: Interactive Media  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  48872   National Certificate: Information Technology (Systems Development)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


    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. Academy at Vaal Triangle (AVT 
    2. Academy of Training and Development 
    3. Accenture Learning Solution (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    5. Added Advantage Academy 
    6. Advanced Assessments and Train 
    7. Afric Training Centre and Security Studies PTY LTD 
    8. Amadi Institute of Management And Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Amilak Training Center 
    10. Answer The Call Skills ands En 
    11. Artshub Institute 
    12. ATTI (Advanced Technonogy Training Institute) 
    13. ATTI IT SOLUTIONS (Bloemfontei 
    14. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    15. Azania Academy 
    16. Belgium Campus 1 
    17. Bells Technical College 
    18. Bopang Consulting Services (PT 
    19. Boston Media House (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Bristol Training College 
    21. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    22. Cape Innovation Technology Initiative 
    23. Careers IT 
    24. CHILI PEPPER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 
    25. Clean Heat Academy 
    26. COLUMBUS TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    27. Computer and Careers 
    28. CREATIVE ARTS COLLEGE 
    29. CTU Training Solutions 
    30. CYBER-CITY IT SOLUTIONS 
    31. DAB Health Care Centre 
    32. DC Academy (PTY)LTD 
    33. Digital Media Arts College 
    34. Digix Computers Services 
    35. DVG Media Training 
    36. DYNAMIC DNA (PTY) LTD 
    37. Ekasi IT Solutions Centre 
    38. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    39. EXPLORE SOFTWARE 
    40. Facilitation Development (PTY) LTD 
    41. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Finweb Business Consultancy 
    43. FORGE ACADEMY 
    44. Foster-Melliar (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Frayintermedia Cc 
    46. Fullimput108 (Pty) Ltd 
    47. Gauteng College of Engineering 
    48. Geeks4learning (Pty)Ltd 
    49. Gijima Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    50. GirlCode 
    51. Global Institute for Capacity 
    52. Godisang Development 
    53. Gold Class Group 
    54. Greenview Training and Development Skills Centre 
    55. HCLS HUMAN CAPITAL LEARNING SOLUTIONS 
    56. Heartlines College 
    57. HILLCROSS BUSINESS SCHOOL (PTY 
    58. Hlanganani ICT (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Hyperion Development 
    60. Ikusasa Technology Solutions 
    61. Infomage PTY LTD 
    62. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    63. Ingomsotech Solutions and Trai 
    64. Institutional Higher Education 
    65. intelliscient Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    66. Isivande Projects 
    67. ISOLVE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    68. IT Academy 
    69. IT Labs Consulting 
    70. Ithemba IT Solution 
    71. Jeppe College of Commerce and 
    72. Johannesburg Institute of Engi 
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    74. K Boneng Consulting Services P 
    75. Keep The Dream 285 
    76. Kingswood Academy 
    77. Learnfast Training Solutions ( 
    78. Lephalale Business & Technical 
    79. Leseding Computer Systems 
    80. LETAGO DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING 
    81. Makhophila Training 
    82. Mamelodi Digital Centre cc 
    83. Mash Computer Training 
    84. Matiwane Computer Networks (Pty) Ltd 
    85. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    86. Mecer Inter-ED 
    87. Mentec Group PTY LTD 
    88. Metanoia Ratings PTY LTD 
    89. Midnight Feast Properties 116 
    90. MINDWORX CONSULTING GAUTENG PTY LTD 
    91. MMELA VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES (PT 
    92. MND Training and Projects 
    93. Mogapi Education Group 
    94. Morning Star Design 
    95. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    96. Moving Ahead Development Agenc 
    97. Mpande Technologies cc 
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    99. NCC - Vereeniging 
    100. NCM Computer and Business Academy 
    101. Ndulita Solutions 
    102. Netcampus (Pty) Ltd. 
    103. Nyathela Business College 
    104. On the Ball College Pty ltd 
    105. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    106. PACE Academia College (Pty) Lt 
    107. Posh Multimedia 
    108. Pracical Audio Solution 
    109. Priha Projects Pty Ltd 
    110. Progressive School of Business 
    111. Prophesy Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    112. PROSERV SA (PTY) LTD 
    113. Providence Software Solutions 
    114. QUARPHIX (PTY) LTD 
    115. RADIO 101 (PTY) LTD RADIO 101 (PTY) LTD 
    116. RAKGAKALA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATI 
    117. Rasinkhu Investment (Pty) Ltd 
    118. Redefine Human Capital (PTY) L 
    119. Revival Technologies and Academy 
    120. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    121. Rofane Consulting 
    122. Rostec Technical FET College (Pty) Ltd 
    123. Sisekelo Sustainability Institute 
    124. Sokwanya Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    125. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute(SAAI) 
    126. South African Business and Tec 
    127. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINI 
    128. Southern Africa Youth Project 
    129. SPLS Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    130. Star Light Consulting 
    131. Step Ahead Computer Training Centre 
    132. SUCCESS BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL CC 
    133. Successors Training Institute 
    134. Supreme ICT Consultants 
    135. Taal-Net Training Institute 
    136. TAG 443 
    137. Talent Development 
    138. TBL Empowerment Hub 
    139. Terry Computer Services cc 
    140. The Finishing College (Pty) Lt 
    141. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    142. TIPP ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    143. Titan Trade Technologies 
    144. Tlou Foundation College 
    145. TORQUE TECHNICAL COMPUTER TRAINING PTY LTD 
    146. Tsima Consulting Development S 
    147. TSP COLLEGE 
    148. Two Aces Learnerships 
    149. Varsity Institute of Science & Technology (Pty)Ltd 
    150. Vodacom (Pty) Ltd 
    151. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    152. Wavelengths Technology Training Institute 
    153. We Think Code 
    154. Wellinkwise Pty Ltd 
    155. Whitestone College 
    156. Woosh Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    157. WORK SKILLS RESOURCES CC 
    158. World Wise Industries & Systems Engineering 
    159. WW.IT-IQ Training & Solutions 
    160. Xylo Trading 12 (Pty) Ltd 
    161. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 
    162. YITRO INNOVATIONS 
    163. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 
    164. ZJ Africa Learn 



    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.