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

Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10006  Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 
ORIGINATOR
Interim SGB for Business, Commerce, Mgmnt Studies 
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
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: discuss entrepreneurship; identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur; identify, assess and improve learners? individual entrepreneurial characteristics and discuss business ethics and social responsibility. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
None. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Discuss entrepreneurship. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Entrepreneurship is described and discussed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Different types of business are identified, described and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Service providers; manufacturing, trade and retail industries; Sole Traders ; Partnership ; Close Corporations ; Co-operatives and Companies
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship are discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
At least 3 of each
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. The role of entrepreneurship in social development is explained and discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Job Creation; Local Wealth Creation; Negation of the Migrant Labour, Urbanisation; Empowerment
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Enabling programs for the entrepreneur are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
e.g. Ntsika; Khula; local business service centres and providers
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur are identified. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Ability to identify opportunities; ability to make informed decisions; Ability to manage risk, time management
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur are listed and described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Case studies should be used to analyse successful entrepreneurs.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The importance of each characteristic is analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Ability to identify opportunities; ability to make informed decisions; Ability to manage risk, time management.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Identify, assess and improve individual entrepreneurial characteristics. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Individual/personal entrepreneurial characteristics are identified and listed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Questionnaires should be developed for personal entrepreneurial characteristics
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Individual/personal characteristics are assessed against the general entrepreneurial characteristics. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assessment should be followed by confidential counselling by the facilitator
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Ways to address shortcomings is developed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Could include e.g. skills training, assertiveness training.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Strategies to address shortcomings are implemented. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Discuss business ethics and social responsibility. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The importance of business ethics is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Honesty; Justice; Fairness; Honouring of contracts
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The need for social responsibility in business is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Social responsibility is used to redress imbalances. Inter-relationship between ethics and a code of conduct will be discussed
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The inter-relationship between business ethics and a code of conduct is discussed. 


UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
4. Exploring education and career opportunities; and
5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one?s activities responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

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

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health of others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  61755   General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Core  20813   National Certificate: Construction Contracting  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CETA 
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Elective  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  22977   National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-12-04  CETA 
Elective  20287   National Certificate: Farming  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
Elective  20183   National Certificate: Banking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2015-06-30  BANKSETA 
Elective  59015   National Certificate: Gas Installations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  CHIETA 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  49056   National Certificate: Domestic Appliance Repair  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  EWSETA 
Elective  23094   Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2009-09-09  ETDP SETA 
Elective  23708   National Certificate: Community Water, Sanitation and Health Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-06-11  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  23095   Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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1. 1 Classie Africa 
2. A P L CARTONS CT 
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6. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
7. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
8. Artisan Development Academy 
9. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
10. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
11. AVUXENI COMPUTER ACADEMY KZN 
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14. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
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20. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
21. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
22. Capricorn TVET College 
23. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
24. College of Cape Town - Athlone Campus 
25. Construction Resource Development College 
26. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
27. Cumlaude Institute (PTY) Ltd 
28. D M Management and Consulting 
29. Dabulamanzi & Njabulo Ndaba Consulting cc 
30. Dego Consultants 
31. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
32. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
33. Double ST Training and Skills Development 
34. Eastcape Training Centre 
35. Education and Training Unit 
36. Esayidi FET College - Central Office 
37. Faithworks Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
38. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
39. Flavious Mareka TVET College 
40. Furniture World Training Centre 
41. Future-Teacher (Pty) Ltd 
42. GNS ENTERPRISE (PTY) LTD 
43. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
44. Greenrim Training 
45. Heirs Training and Development 
46. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
47. Honey Cube Projects & Services (Pty) Ltd 
48. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
49. Hot To Go Training College and Services 
50. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
51. Impela Trading cc 
52. In Touch Community Development & Project Managers 
53. INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE COLLEGE - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT cc 
54. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
55. Inyathi Visions 
56. Isamon Vocational College of Excellence Pty Ltd 
57. Isibani Skills Academy 
58. Isibani Soluntu Development Trust 
59. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
60. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
61. Kenako Investments 
62. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
63. KITSO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
64. Knoop Academy NPC 
65. Kotton Wear (Pty) Ltd 
66. Leribe Training Solutions 
67. Longata Consultant 
68. Magnacorp Project Managers 
69. Mahumani Empowerment Servives Centre 
70. Maluti TVET College 
71. Marematlou Training Institute 
72. Masana Social Consultants cc 
73. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
74. Matibidi Raphela Investments (Pty) LTD 
75. Mavco Engineering 
76. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
77. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
78. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
79. Mnambithi TVET College 
80. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
81. Modilete Training 
82. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
83. Motheo Academy PTY LTD 
84. Mthoms Trading 
85. Ndoma Mathodi Trading Enterprise 
86. Nedbank Ltd 
87. New Heights 1082 
88. Ngaphakathi Investments 
89. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
90. Nkqubela Community Developers 
91. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
92. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
93. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
94. NOMASOJABULA TRAINING CENTRE 
95. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
96. Northlink College 
97. Northlink TVET College 
98. Ntevho-Ketso Training and Recruitement Consultancy cc 
99. NTI College 
100. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
101. Optimi Workplace 
102. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
103. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
104. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
105. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
106. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
107. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
108. Ratidzo Trading PTY Ltd 
109. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
110. Retshetse Training Project 
111. Sedibeng TVET College 
112. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
113. Setlakala Business Development 
114. Sigodi Development Services and Associates (SDS) cc 
115. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
116. Somvi General Services 
117. South African Value Education (Pty) Ltd 
118. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
119. South West Gauteng Tvet College 
120. Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) 
121. Southern African Youth Movement 
122. Spotru Training Centre 
123. SPS Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
124. STEP AHEAD BUSINESS TRAINING 
125. TALANA AGRI ACADEMY 
126. Taletso FET College - Central Office 
127. Tebkhan Investments (Pty) Ltd 
128. Tembe Service Providers 
129. Thabelanang t/a Thabelanang Trading Enterprise 
130. The Brokers Learning Centre 
131. The Fundamentals Training Centre 
132. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
133. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
134. The Skills Development Hub (Pty) Ltd 
135. Thembekile training consulting 
136. Thuto Skills Development 
137. Thuto-Botshabelo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
138. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
139. TMG Quality Services 
140. Tovani Traiding 299 
141. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
142. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
143. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
144. Tshwane North College 
145. TSK Projects 
146. U AND G TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
147. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
148. Ulwazi Training & Development 
149. Vicresco (Pty) Ltd 
150. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
151. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
152. Visionary Skill Academy 
153. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
154. WEST COAST COLLEGE FET 
155. Wildfire Development Training Agency 
156. WILLIAM CULBERT CONSULTANT 
157. Zama Training & Developments 



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