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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the Internet and elements of a web site 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117692  Demonstrate an understanding of the Internet and elements of a web site 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-10-12  2008-10-12  SAQA 0362/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-10-12   2012-10-12  

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 
Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to list and explain the elements of the internet and explain what is required and involved in developing a web site. Learners are also able to explain the graphics for design on the web site as well as how these are put onto the Internet

The qualifying learners are capable of:
  • Identifying and explaining the Internet and elements involved in a web site
  • Explaining the graphics for the web site
  • Explaining and describing how web sites are built
  • Describing and explaining the putting of web sites up on the Internet 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competency against the unit standards in the qualification, National Diploma in Visual Communications -Multimedia at NQF Level 5 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Multimedia tools will include but are not limited to; HTML, Abode PhotoShop, Macromedia Freehand, Macromedia Fireworks, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, Go Live and Java Script
  • Uses of HTML will includes but is not limited to title sizes, layout coding, images, backgrounds, font display, links and tables for layout 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and explain the Internet and elements involved in a web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The elements involved in a web site are listed and described using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The use of multimedia in a web site is explained in line with organisational procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The multimedia tools to use in web site development are listed in line with system/programme requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The multimedia tools to use in web site development are explained using correct terminology. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the graphics for the web site. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Size and bytes and kilobytes are explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Web site sizes and their monitoring is explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    .Jpg and .Gif are identified and explained using correct terminology. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explain and describe how web sites are built. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    HTML tags are identified, explained and described using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Web development applications are explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tables uses and how they work are explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    HTML and how it is used is explained using correct terminology. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe and explain the putting of web sites up on the Internet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A URL is described and explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A FTP is described and explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Software for putting a web site up on the Internet is identified and explained using correct terminology. 


    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
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor 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 
  • An understanding of the Internet and web sites
  • An understanding of the principles, methods and techniques for developing a web site
  • An understanding of using HTML 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to setting up a web site on the Internet. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in relation to data required for a web site. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically in understanding the Internet and web sites. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the world as a set of related systems by recognising that the underpinning knowledge of the Internet impacts on the final result. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts as part of understanding the Internet and web sites. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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
    Elective  49603   Bachelor of Visual Communications  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHE 


    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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