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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of implementing and managing a web server 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115376  Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of implementing and managing a web server 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Computer Sciences and Information Systems 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 10 - Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences Information Technology and Computer Sciences 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  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 
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implementation of a web server
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the management of a web server.
    The performance of all elements is to a standard that allows for further learning in this area. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The credit value of this unit is based on a person having prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Apply advanced HTML and associated techniques to build a web site 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the implementation of a web server. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration identifies the functions of a web server 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The demonstration explains the function of the HTTP protocol 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The demonstration outlines the operational model for a web server 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the management of a web server. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration identifies the most significant security and legal threats to the web server 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The demonstration implements simple security precautions to protect the web server from the threats identified 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The demonstration explains the typical tasks of a web master 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes but is not limited to: security precautions, implement web changes to sites, backup of sites
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programs of education and training assessed against unit standards

    Moderation process:
    Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Performance of all elements is to be carried out in accordance with organisation standards and procedures, unless otherwise stated. Organisation standards and procedures may cover: quality assurance, documentation, security, communication, health and safety, and personal behaviour. An example of the standards expected is the standards found in ISO 9000 Certified Organisations.
    2. Performance of all elements complies with the laws of South Africa, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
    3. All activities must comply with any policies, procedures and requirements of the organisations involved, the ethical codes of relevant professional bodies and any relevant legislative and/ or regulatory requirements.
    4. Performance of all elements must demonstrate an understanding of etiquette on the Internet for personal and business use. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify, solve problems and make decisions in relation to the current systems development environments 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage him/her self and his/her activities responsibly and effectively 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and or language skills in the modes of oral and/ or written persuasion when engaging with systems development. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to his/her full personal development and the social and economic development of the society at large by being aware of the importance of: reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively, exploring education and career opportunities and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 

    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 
    Sub-Sub-Field (Domain):
    Systems Development - Web Design 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  48872   National Certificate: Information Technology (Systems Development)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  58246   Bachelor of Human Settlements Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30   


    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.
     
    1. Academy at Vaal Triangle (AVT 
    2. Academy of Training and Development 
    3. Accenture Learning Solution (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Acorser Corporate & Business Consulting t/a Acorser Academy 
    5. Added Advantage Academy 
    6. Advanced Assessments and Train 
    7. Afric Training Centre and Security Studies PTY LTD 
    8. Amadi Institute of Management And Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Amilak Training Center 
    10. Answer The Call Skills ands En 
    11. ATTI (Advanced Technonogy Training Institute) 
    12. ATTI IT SOLUTIONS (Bloemfontei 
    13. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    14. Azania Academy 
    15. Belgium Campus 1 
    16. Bells Technical College 
    17. Bristol Training College 
    18. BYTES PEOPLE SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    19. Cape Innovation Technology Initiative 
    20. Careers IT 
    21. CHILI PEPPER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 
    22. COLUMBUS TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD 
    23. Computer and Careers 
    24. CREATIVE ARTS COLLEGE 
    25. CTU Training Solutions 
    26. CYBER-CITY IT SOLUTIONS 
    27. DAB Health Care Centre 
    28. DC Academy (PTY)LTD 
    29. Digix Computers Services 
    30. DVG Media Training 
    31. DYNAMIC DNA (PTY) LTD 
    32. Ekasi IT Solutions Centre 
    33. Epitome Villa (Pty)Ltd 
    34. EXPLORE SOFTWARE 
    35. Facilitation Development (PTY) LTD 
    36. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Finweb Business Consultancy 
    38. Foster-Melliar (Pty) Ltd 
    39. Fullimput108 (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Gauteng College of Engineering 
    41. Geeks4learning (Pty)Ltd 
    42. Gijima Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    43. GirlCode 
    44. Global Institute for Capacity 
    45. Godisang Development 
    46. Gold Class Group 
    47. Greenview Training and Development Skills Centre 
    48. HCLS HUMAN CAPITAL LEARNING SOLUTIONS 
    49. Heartlines College 
    50. HILLCROSS BUSINESS SCHOOL (PTY 
    51. Hlanganani ICT (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Hyperion Development 
    53. Ikusasa Technology Solutions 
    54. Infomage PTY LTD 
    55. Information Technology Resource Centre 
    56. Ingomsotech Solutions and Trai 
    57. intelliscient Technologies (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Isivande Projects 
    59. ISOLVE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PTY LTD 
    60. IT Academy 
    61. IT Labs Consulting 
    62. Ithemba IT Solution 
    63. Jeppe College of Commerce and 
    64. Johannesburg Institute of Engi 
    65. JUMPCO PTY LTD 
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    67. Keep The Dream 285 
    68. Kingswood Academy 
    69. Learnfast Training Solutions ( 
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    72. LETAGO DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING 
    73. Makhophila Training 
    74. Mamelodi Digital Centre cc 
    75. Mash Computer Training 
    76. Matiwane Computer Networks (Pty) Ltd 
    77. MBOWA COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    78. Metanoia Ratings PTY LTD 
    79. Midnight Feast Properties 116 
    80. MINDWORX CONSULTING GAUTENG PTY LTD 
    81. MMELA VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES (PT 
    82. MND Training and Projects 
    83. Mogapi Education Group 
    84. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    85. Moving Ahead Development Agenc 
    86. Mpande Technologies cc 
    87. Mufuka Business and Technical 
    88. NCC - Vereeniging 
    89. NCM Computer and Business Academy 
    90. Ndulita Solutions 
    91. Netcampus (Pty) Ltd. 
    92. Nyathela Business College 
    93. On the Ball College Pty ltd 
    94. OPELONG BUSINESS INSTITUTE (PT 
    95. PACE Academia College (Pty) Lt 
    96. Posh Multimedia 
    97. Priha Projects Pty Ltd 
    98. Progressive School of Business 
    99. Prophesy Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    100. PROSERV SA (PTY) LTD 
    101. Providence Software Solutions 
    102. QUARPHIX (PTY) LTD 
    103. RAKGAKALA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATI 
    104. Rasinkhu Investment (Pty) Ltd 
    105. Redefine Human Capital (PTY) L 
    106. Revival Technologies and Academy 
    107. Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Pty Ltd 
    108. Rofane Consulting 
    109. Rostec Technical FET College (Pty) Ltd 
    110. Sisekelo Sustainability Institute 
    111. Sokwanya Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    112. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute(SAAI) 
    113. South African Business and Tec 
    114. SOUTH AFRICAN CORPORATE TRAINI 
    115. SPLS Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    116. Star Light Consulting 
    117. Step Ahead Computer Training Centre 
    118. SUCCESS BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL CC 
    119. Successors Training Institute 
    120. Supreme ICT Consultants 
    121. Taal-Net Training Institute 
    122. Talent Development 
    123. TBL Empowerment Hub 
    124. Terry Computer Services cc 
    125. The Finishing College (Pty) Lt 
    126. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    127. TIPP ACADEMY (PTY) LTD 
    128. Titan Trade Technologies 
    129. Tlou Foundation College 
    130. TORQUE TECHNICAL COMPUTER TRAINING PTY LTD 
    131. Tsima Consulting Development S 
    132. TSP COLLEGE 
    133. Two Aces Learnerships 
    134. Varsity Institute of Science & Technology (Pty)Ltd 
    135. Vodacom (Pty) Ltd 
    136. VUTHLARI MARKETING CONSULTING 
    137. Wavelengths Technology Training Institute 
    138. We Think Code 
    139. Wellinkwise Pty Ltd 
    140. Whitestone College 
    141. Woosh Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    142. WORK SKILLS RESOURCES CC 
    143. World Wise Industries & Systems Engineering 
    144. WW.IT-IQ Training & Solutions 
    145. Xylo Trading 12 (Pty) Ltd 
    146. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 
    147. YITRO INNOVATIONS 
    148. ZA WIT (PTY) LTD 
    149. ZJ Africa Learn 



    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.