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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Create object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115379  Create object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application 
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  20 
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 individuals who need to create, test and gain user approval for object scripts for multimedia/web-based applications from an outlined brief of the application.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Plan the creation of object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application.
  • Define the logic flow of object scripts.
  • Write, test, and document object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application.
    The performance of all elements is to a standard that is expected in a professional environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit value of this unit standard is calculated assuming a person has the prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Understand multimedia technology.
  • Understand the environment of the web.
  • Operate a computer.
  • Understand graphic design principles.
  • Understand project planning principles. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Object refers to any item in the multimedia/web-based application which has a process associated with it, e.g. a user control.
    Multimedia/web-based computer application refers to an interactive end-user computer application that includes digitised sound, graphics, photographs, animation, text, and video. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan the creation of object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The plan identifies the purpose, the outcome and the style of the multimedia/web-based computer application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The plan identifies and explains the feasibility of the requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The plan identifies user objectives and critical performance factors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The plan estimates the development effort required so that the cost may be estimated. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The plan includes a review procedure that ensures the outcomes meet user requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The plan for the creation of object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application is outlined and monitored according to project planning principles and financial requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Define logic flow of object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A logic diagram of the scripts demonstrates the specified outcome. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The logic flow is sufficiently detailed to show decision points and results of decisions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Write object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The object scripts fulfil the specified requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The object scripts make efficient use of computer resources. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The object scripts make use of language instructions that facilitate the understanding of the code. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The object scripts make use of language constructs that facilitate the understanding of the code. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The object script source is stored in an accessible and secure manner. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Test object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Testing checks all object script logic paths. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The object script is corrected to eliminate errors identified through testing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Testing verifies that the object script functions in the required environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Testing verifies that the object script requirements have been fulfilled. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Document object scripts for a multimedia/web-based computer application. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The documentation enhances the understanding of the object script. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The documentation complements the self-documenting attributes of the object script. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An assessor, accredited by the relevant ETQA, will assess the learner's competency.
  • Assessment procedures will be supplied by the ETQA in alignment with NSB requirements.
  • All assessment activities must be fair, so that all candidates have equal opportunities. Activities must be free of gender, ethnic or other bias.
  • Assessment and moderation procedures, activities and tools must be transparent, affordable and support development within the field, sub-field and NQF.
  • Questions and answers to determine theoretical knowledge are expected.
  • Examination of an assessment portfolio.
  • Reporting skills are demonstrated by effective communication, using verbal (language) and/or writing skills.
  • Direct observation in simulated or actual work conditions.

    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 
  • An understanding of copyright and intellectual property right covered under the laws of South Africa.
  • An understanding of basic principles of multimedia/web-based computer applications.
  • An understanding of working to project planning principles.
  • An understanding of interfacing with clients to get specifications and approval for the completed project. 

  • 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 response displays that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made designing, writing, and testing object scripts for multimedia/web-based computer applications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group or organisation by understanding and implementing the needs of the client. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by completing all outcomes for digitising still images for multimedia/web-based computer applications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively by using mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/and written presentations to the client. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large by creating object scripts for multimedia/web-based computer applications. 

    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 
  • 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.
  • Performance of all elements is to be completed within the normal range of time that would be expected in a professional environment, e.g. in a commercial or government organisation.
  • Performance of all elements is to be within the normal range of cost, or cost estimate, that would be expected in a commercial environment.
  • Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
  • The credit value assigned to this unit standard is appropriate and reflects the average length of time for an average qualifying learner to become competent. Recommended contact time and individual learning - 140hRecommended time spent in structured learning in the workplace and assessment - 60h

    Total notional hours - 200h

    Domain:
  • Systems Development. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  57607   National Certificate: 3D Animation and Visual Effects  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  58820   National Certificate: Advertising  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 of Training and Development 
    2. Accenture Learning Solution (Pty) Ltd 
    3. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    4. Broadband College of Technology 
    5. Bytes People Solutions A Division of Altron TMT (Pty) Ltd 
    6. DVG Property (Pty)Ltd 
    7. Ekasi IT Solutions CC 
    8. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Far-Ahead Computer Training Centre Cc 
    10. iSolve Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    12. Leseding Computer Systems (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Limco Consulting and management (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    15. NEMISA 
    16. NetCampus (Pty) Ltd. 
    17. PROSERV SA (PTY) LTD 
    18. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    19. South African Film Institute 
    20. Titan Trade Technologies (Pty) Ltd 



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