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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the internet and the world-wide-web 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115391  Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the internet and the world-wide-web 
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-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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:
  • Explain the principles of the internet and the world-wide-web
  • Explain how the world-wide-web incorporates the various internet applications
    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 PC competency skills (End-User Computing unit Standards, at least up to NQF level 3.) 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the principles of the internet and the world-wide-web. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation outlines the origins and history of the internet 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation identifies the major applications of the internet 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The explanation demonstrates the use of major internet applications 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The explanation describes the history and development of the world-wide-web 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain how the world-wide-web incorporates the various internet applications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The explanation provides a comprehensive understanding of the physical context of web pages 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation identifies how the world-wide-web can be applied in an intranet and extranet 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The explanation describes the latest internet applications, including web-based email, instant messaging and Voice-over-IP (VoIP) 


    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 - Web Design 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  61591   National Certificate: Information Technology: End User Computing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  59057   Further Education and Training Certificate: Telecommunication Network Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Core  48872   National Certificate: Information Technology (Systems Development)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  67509   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  50520   Further Education and Training Certificate: Library Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  77963   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mining/Exploration Geology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  65669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Thoroughbred Horse Racing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  58624   National Certificate: Library and Information Services  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-03-13  ETDP SETA 


    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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    3. AccTech Systems (PTY)LTD 
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    7. Affirmations Training 
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    32. CHILUTSI TRADING ENTERPRISE 
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    37. CompEd IT Training 
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    47. Eagle Computer Training 
    48. Eastern Cape Academy of Technology 
    49. Ekasi IT Solutions CC 
    50. Ekurhuleni Computer College 
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    52. ELECTRICAL TRAINING CONSULTANTS 
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    56. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    57. Far-Ahead Computer Training Centre Cc 
    58. Forek Institute of Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Fort Hare Solutions (PTY) LTD 
    60. FSM Source of Success Youth Development 
    61. Gabasega Consulting and Training Centre 
    62. Gauteng College of Engineering and Technology (PTY) LTD 
    63. Gegana Computer Academy and Business Solutions cc 
    64. Golden Step Campus (Pty) Ltd. 
    65. Goldfields TVET College 
    66. Goodwill Institute Of Technology 
    67. Gotsec Skills Training 
    68. Gurandbuilt Management Development 
    69. Hazyview Computer College 
    70. HAZYVIEW WATER SKILLS ACADEMY 
    71. Hectic Productions cc 
    72. HWM CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    73. iLearn Corporate Services PTY LTD 
    74. Indonsa Consulting and Training cc 
    75. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    76. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    77. INGEN ENGINEERING PROJECTS 
    78. INSPIREWARE CC 
    79. Institute of Training and Education for Capacity Building 
    80. ISAMON VOCATIONAL COLLEGE OF EXCELLENCE 
    81. iSolve Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    83. John Taolo Gaetsewe Developmental Trust 
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    85. Keybase Training Solutions Cc 
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    87. King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College 
    88. Kokano Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Kumani Computer College 
    90. KWAZULU NATAL AVUXENI COMPUTER AND TRAINING CENTRE (PTY) LTD 
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    97. Loja Trading cc 
    98. Mackeys Computing (Pty) Ltd 
    99. Malope IT Solutions 
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    102. Mash Computer Training 
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    105. Monarch Training 
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    114. Ndabezitha Life Skills Training Institute 
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    125. Overcomers Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    126. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    127. PHATHUTSHEDZO CONNSULTING TRAINING PROVIDER 
    128. Pillays Computer and Careers 
    129. PIONEERS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE 
    130. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
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    132. PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ENGINEERING (PTY) LTD 
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    134. PROSERV SA (PTY) LTD 
    135. Protech Business and Computer College Pty Ltd. 
    136. Rainbow Moon Trading 193 CC 
    137. Rand Training College 
    138. Rand Water Vereeniging 
    139. Reaithuta Computer Academy 
    140. Regent-Comp 
    141. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    142. Rorisang Computer (Pty) Ltd 
    143. Sankin Computer Training Pty Ltd 
    144. SchoolNet South Africa 
    145. Seanapyane Resources (Pty) Ltd 
    146. SEANEGO INTERGRATED NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 
    147. Sebata Municipal Solutions (Pty) Limited 
    148. SEDIBENG 
    149. Setlagole Telecentre 
    150. Shongo Enterprise CC 
    151. Sivile Housing Association RSA 
    152. Siyabonga Multi - Purpose Centre 
    153. Siyafunda Community Technology Centre 
    154. SOL-TECH OPLEIDINGSENTRUM 
    155. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    156. Southern Africa Youth Project NPC 
    157. Sovereign Skills Development Institute (Pty) 
    158. Sozim Trading and Consultancy 
    159. Spears Business and Life Couch Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    160. Star Light Consulting 
    161. Success Christian Training Centre 
    162. Taal-Net Training Institute 
    163. TELKOM SA SOC LTD 
    164. Tembe Service Providers 
    165. Terry Computer Services cc 
    166. The Graduate Institute of South Africa 
    167. Think Ahead Education Solutions 
    168. THOBOLOGO TRAINING & EDUCATION GROUP 
    169. Tira Telecoms 
    170. Titan Trade Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    171. Trans African Fibre Services 
    172. Triple Play Fibre Optic Solutions 
    173. Tshwane College of Commerce and Computer 
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    178. Universal Knowledge Software 
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    185. Zealot Business College cc 
    186. ZJ Africa Learn (Pty) Ltd 



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