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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of implementing and managing an e-Commerce web site 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115385  Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of implementing and managing an e-Commerce web site 
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  12 
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:
  • Identify various marketing options for use within e-Commerce web sites
  • Explain the legal issues concerning the building of an e-Commerce web site
  • Demonstrate an understanding of hosting arrangements for an e-Commerce web site
  • Demonstrate an understanding of providing support for an e-Commerce web site
    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 is based on a person having prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of designing and building an e-Commerce web site 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify various marketing options for use within e-Commerce web sites. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The identification lists marketing options which are relevant to the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The identification describes how the marketing options could be used to enhance the web site 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the legal issues concerning the building of an e-Commerce web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation identifies legal issues concerning e-Commerce web sites 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation outlines how these legal issues should be incorporated when building the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The explanation ensures that all relevant legal issues have been addressed when implementing the web site 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of hosting arrangements for an e-Commerce web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Identify possible service providers for hosting the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Identify the costs involved in order to host the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Understand contractual agreements for hosting the web site 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of providing support for an e-Commerce web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The provision ensures that a "help facility" is available on the web site 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The provision ensures that any technical difficulties experienced on the web site, can be resolved timeously and with ease 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The provision ensures that telephonic or online (or similar ) assistance is available in the event of difficulties being experienced. 


    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. 

    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 - E-Commerce 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  58820   National Certificate: Advertising  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  83026   National Certificate: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Software Testing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  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. NetCampus (Pty) Ltd. 
    16. PROSERV SA (PTY) LTD 
    17. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    18. Titan Trade Technologies (Pty) Ltd 



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