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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Set up and perform testing and acceptance procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119088  Set up and perform testing and acceptance procedures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
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 
A person credited with this unit standard is able to identify and implement test scenarios in accordance with a business process. Learners are also able to evaluate the effectiveness of the test scenarios implemented

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying test scenarios according to Business Process and design requirements
  • Designing and documenting test scenarios
  • Executing testing of scenarios in accordance with client/end-user 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in
  • Communications at NQF level 4
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4
  • End User Computing (EUC) level 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Test data could include but is not limited to: computer generated data, feedback from users, test results 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify test scenarios according to Business Process and design requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Business processes and design requirements are analysed and unit-testing scenarios are identified and listed in line with design requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Business processes are analysed and integration-testing scenarios are identified and listed in required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A list of test scenarios is compiled in required format and time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Design and document test scenarios. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The required format of the various methods of documenting test scenarios is provided in written form. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Test scenarios are documented according to the chosen templates. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Test data for each scenario is obtained and recorded in required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The documented test scenarios are presented to the client for verification in required format and time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Execute testing of scenarios in accordance with client/end-user. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The test system readiness is assessed and verified in accordance with organisational systems and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The client is assisted in executing the test scenarios in accordance with standards and objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The results of test scenarios are documented in required format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Any non compliance is corrected and re-tested following testing protocol and line with standards and procedures. 


    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 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 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, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines foe assessment and moderation of that ETQA, at its discretion, in terms of agreements reached about assessment and moderation between various ETQA (including professional bodies.) 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The integration of Enterprise Resource Planning solutions and the business processes they support
  • The integrated nature of business processes
  • The concepts of businesses as going concerns and the profit motive
  • The concepts of business systems and their interdependencies 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems that may occur and try to simulate these in a test procedure. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others when setting up test procedures and when analysing the results with a view to make recommendations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities by adopting a systemic approach to the company within the context of setting up test procedures to ensure that test scenarios are relevant and that they take related business processes into account Communicate effectively during the demonstration of equipment to clients in order to meet their needs and expectations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the identifying test scenarios. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when setting up test procedures and carrying them out. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, by making it the underlying intention of any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when executing test scenarios with end users. 

    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  49419   National Diploma: Business Consulting Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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.
     
    NONE 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.