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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Assist in the configuration of an ERP module 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115411  Assist in the configuration of an ERP module 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
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 
The person credited with this Unit Standard will understand the fundamentals of ERP configuration and be able to assist in the configuration of an ERP module.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the fundamental techniques of configuring an ERP module
  • Assisting in configuring an ERP module according to the identified business requirements.
  • Demonstrating an awareness of the integration points between the relevant ERP modules
  • Carrying out procedures to test and verify the accuracy of the module configuration 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental techniques of configuring an ERP module. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The basic principles of ERP configuration are explained in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The fundamental techniques of ERP configuration are applied to a simple test implementation example. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An analysis of how configuration techniques are practically applied is given, based on an actual client implementation performed by a senior consultant. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Assist in configuring an ERP module according to the identified business requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A client's business requirements are documented based on interviews or workshops undertaken in the client's business environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A meaningful section of an ERP implementation is configured under the direction and guidance of a senior consultant. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An analysis of the configuration against the documented business requirements is given in writing. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an awareness of the integration points between the relevant ERP modules. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of integration of ERP modules is explained in writing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A general understanding of the functionality of different ERP modules are explained in terms of integration points. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Integration points between ERP modules are identified and documented based on an existing ERP implementation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A description of the negative impact of poor integration is explained by means of a case study. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Carry out procedures to test and verify the accuracy of the module configuration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Test cases are created based on the functionality required by the ERP configuration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The configuration is tested extensively against defined test plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The accuracy of the configuration is demonstrated through documentation gathered during the testing. 


    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 by 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.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Computer literacy
  • Principles of good client relations
  • The organisational service ethic
  • Organisational policies and procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group organization, community when assisting in the configuration of an ERP module. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information when gathering the required information for reports, etc. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation when writing the required reports. 

    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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48874   National Certificate: Business Consulting Practice (Enterprise Resource Planning)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  49419   National Diploma: Business Consulting Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  83026   National Certificate: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Software Testing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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