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

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to enhance presentation appearance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116930  Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to enhance presentation appearance 
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-Fundamental  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
7575  Produce presentation documents for business  Level 3  NQF Level 03   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is intended for people who need to enhance presentation appearance using a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application either as a user of computers or as basic knowledge for a career needing this competency, like the ICT industry.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Create a graph in a presentation.
  • Create an organisational chart in a presentation.
  • Create a drawing in a presentation.
  • Import images into a presentation.
  • Images and objects are manipulated in presentation.
  • Animation effects and transitions are applied or added to a presentation.
  • Master Slides are customised within a presentation.

    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 standard is calculated assuming a person is competent in:
  • Mathematical literacy and communication skills at least at NQF level 1.
  • Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment (ID 117902 - NQF level 1).
  • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to create and edit slide presentations. (ID 116933 - NQF level 1).
  • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according to a given brief (ID 117923 - NQF level 2). 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • This standard is applicable to any presentation application that runs on any Graphical User Interface (GUI) operating system.
  • Where wording are not exact for the chosen operating system, the learner can choose the equivalent item or option to demonstrate competence in the specific outcome or assessment criteria.
  • Appearance enhancement is done by the use of chart graphs, drawn objects, images, objects. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Create a graph in a presentation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Graph refers to all types of graphs and/or charts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A new graph is created to represent given data. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Graph colours are changed to enhance appearance. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Graph area, data series.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The graph type is changed to improve usability, according to given specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Graphs are resized to improve usability, according to given specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Create an organisational chart in a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A new organisational chart is created to present specific given organisational information. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Minimum of three levels and hierarchical elements.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The hierarchical structure of an organisational chart is changed to enhance usability. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Hierarchical elements are added and removed according to given specifications. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Subordinate, co-worker, manager.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Create a drawing in a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Lines are drawn into a presentation and their attributes changed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
  • Lines include: Straight line, arrow line, curve line, freeform line.
  • Attributes include: Style, arrow start and finish, colour, width.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Shapes are drawn into a presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    At least two of: Box, circle, autoshape.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The orientation of a drawing is changed according to given specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The attributes of a shape are changed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Any three of: line colour, fill colour, 3-D.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Drawings are resized to improve the layout of the related presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Resize entire drawing.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Drawing objects are re-aligned in the presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    At least one of: automatically, manually.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The order of display of overlapping objects is changed relative to the other drawing objects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Connector lines are added between shapes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Import images into a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Images are imported from different file types, for inclusion into a presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    File types: JPEG, WMF, BMP.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Images are resized. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Resize entire image, crop image.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An image is copied to a master slide. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Images and objects are manipulated in presentation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Chart/graphs, organisational charts, drawing objects. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Images and objects are moved. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Images and objects are copied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Images and objects are deleted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Images and objects are manipulated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Flip and rotate images.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Animation effects and transitions are applied or added to a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Animation effects are applied to the presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    At least 3 of the following: Animation effects, timing, sounds, sequence, automatic, manual.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Slide transition effects and timing are added to a presentation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    At least 2 of the following:Transition effects, timing, sounds, automatic, manual.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Master Slides are customised within a presentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An item is copied to a master slide. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Item: Any one of drawing object, image, object.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Formatting is changed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    At least 4 of the following: Font, style, size, colour, alignment, bullets, numbering, line spacing, character spacing, headers, footers, background.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The relevant Education and Training Quality Authority (ETQA) must accredit providers before they can offer programmes 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 
  • 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.
  • Performance of all elements complies with the laws of the country operating in, especially with regard to copyright, privacy, health and safety, and consumer rights.
  • 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.
  • Performance of all elements is to be completed within the normal range of time and cost that would be expected in a professional environment (e.g. In a commercial or government organisation). 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made by understanding the uses and benefits of using a presentation application. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively by understanding the saved destination and file name conventions. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise, and critically evaluate information by effectively using the Help function and by using the check for synonyms and antonyms, and searching for information in the presentation application. 

    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 the subject by using a presentation to improve communication. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others by using a presentation application to create and edit presentation. 

    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 
    This unit standard has replaced 7575, which was "Produce presentation documents for business", Level 3, 5 Credits.

    Assessor Notes:

    a. The following must be made available to the learner at the start of the assessment:
  • ClipArt gallery.
  • At least one picture and one image in: JPEG, WMF, BMP format.

    b. Charting refers to creating a chart from valid source material and not copying a chart.

    c. GUI functions like printing, using a pointing device and using the HELP facility are covered in a generic unit standard (ID 117902) and should be assessed as part of the mentioned standard.

    d. Possible laws applicable to this standard could include acts like Access to Information Acts; Copyright Acts, Constitution of the Country being assessed in.

    Abbreviations:
  • PC - Personal computer.
  • CD - Compact disk.
  • GUI - Graphical User Interface. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  61591   National Certificate: Information Technology: End User Computing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49602   National Certificate: Construction: Geotechnical  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  66449   National Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  MERSETA 
    Elective  50398   National Certificate: Project Support Service  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  61669   Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation Facilitation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Elective  67461   Further Education and Training Certificate: Event Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  66489   Further Education and Training Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2013-11-07  MERSETA 
    Elective  77963   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mining/Exploration Geology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  50329   Further Education and Training Certificate: Radiation Protection  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  EWSETA 


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