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    Qualification Title: New Venture Creation (SMME)

    Certificate: National Certificate

    SAQA ID: 49648

    NQF Level: Level 2

    Credits: 138

      • Core: 70 credits
      • Fundamentals: 36 credits
      • Electives: 32 credits
    Full Qualification type Name of the Qualification Duration Price
    National Certificate New Venture Creation (SMME) 1 year R28 000

    Course Purpose

    The purpose of this qualification is to provide a qualification that can form the basis for structured programmes for potential and existing entrepreneurs to capitalise on opportunities to start and grow sustainable businesses that form part of the mainstream economy, enabling the learners to tender for business opportunities within both the public and private sectors. This qualification is designed for learners who intend to set up or have already set up own ventures. Assessment of the competencies and knowledge in the qualification needs to be done in the context of the learner’s own new venture.

    Unit Standards:

      Unit Standard Unit Standard Title NQF Level Credits
    113924 Apply basic business ethics in the work environment 2 2
    114974 Apply the basic skills of customer service 2 2
    114959 Behave in a professional manner in a business environment 2 4
    119666 Determine financial requirements of a new venture 2 8
    119673 Identify and demonstrate entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities. 2 7
    119667 Identify The Composition of a Selected New Ventures Industry or Sector and Its Procurement Systems 2 8
    119668 Manage Business Operations 2 8
    119674 Manage Finances for a New Venture 2 10
    119672 Manage Marketing and Selling Processes of a New Venture 2 7
    119669 Match New Venture Opportunity To Market Needs 2 7
    8963 Access and use information from texts 2 5
    9009 Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life-related problems 2 3
    7480 Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems 2 3
    9008 Identify, describe, compare, classify, explore shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional shapes in different contexts 2 3
    8962 Maintain and adapt oral communication 2 5
    8967 Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes 2 5
    7469 Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life 2 2
    9007 Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems 2 5
    8964 Write for a defined context 2 5

    119671 Administer contracts for a selected new venture 3 10
    119713 Apply basic HR principles in a new venture 3 4
    13929 Co-ordinate meetings, minor events and travel arrangements 3 3
    13915 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation, and a specific workplace 3 4
    119712 Tender for business or work in a selected new venture 3 8