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

Demonstrate an understanding of computer software used in web sites 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117695  Demonstrate an understanding of computer software used in web sites 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
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 describe the available software packages used for web site design as well being able to use the packages in web site designing

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Describing computer software used for web site design
  • Describing and operating a computer operating system, applicable to web site design and development
  • Using computer software applicable to web sites and 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 
  • Components of a personal computer will include but is not limited to; central processing unit (CPU), keyboard, mouse, monitor/visual display unit, 3,5" stiffy drive, CD Rom, tape-streamer, hard drive, scanner, printer, plotter, network server, file server, tablet, maths co-processor, speakers
  • Storage disks will include but are not limited to; 35" Floppy, CD Rom and tape streamer 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe computer software used for web site design. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of system software and application software is identified and described in terms of their relationship. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Copyright of computer software programmes is explained in line with relevant legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The purpose of common applications are identified in terms of the material produced. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe and operate a computer operating system, applicable to web site design and development. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The functions of the operating system are identified in terms of their purpose and in line with system requirements and parameters. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The operating system is described in terms of its uses and applications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    System configurations are performed and altered in terms of settings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Diskettes are identified by type and their handling and care described in line with manufacturers specifications and guidelines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Security and precautions against virus infection are actioned and carried out in required format and time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Use computer software applicable to web sites and the Internet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A menu driven programme is opened, installed, run and closed in accordance with standard system operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Configure software to set parameters in line with system/programme parameters. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Configure workstation in order to customise software programmes to link to available peripherals. In line with system/programme parameters. 


    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 personal computer hardware, software and peripherals
  • Knowledge of basic computer handling and maintenance techniques
  • Knowledge of computer data storage methods and techniques 

  • 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 the operational issues when working with computers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities to ensure computer hardware and software are available for use. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information, which will enable the effective understanding and use of computers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology as part of the learning progress. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems in that one error in a computer can lead to further data and operational problems. 

    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: 
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