National Certificate: New Venture Creation (SMME)
NOT ACTIVE (REGISTRATION IN PROCESS)
The purpose of this qualification is 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.
The qualification aims to:
- Develop appropriate skills and knowledge for the establishment and development of an enterprise.
- Address the economic / administrative and behavioural barriers that contribute to failures in starting and sustaining an enterprise.
- Create long-term solutions for job creation and SMME development via the building blocks and structure of a qualification that practically addresses the learning requirements of budding entrepreneurs.
On completion of the programme you will be able to:
- Use basic Mathematics in order to fulfil new venture functions effectively.
- Apply basic Communication skills in new venture creation context.
- Determine market requirements and manage the relevant marketing and selling processes.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the sector/industry in which the business operates.
- Determine financial requirements and manage financial resources of a new venture.
- Manage business operations.
|Module 1 Mathematics|
|Module 2 Communication|
|Module 3 Marketing & Selling|
|Module 4 Business Skills|
|Module 5 Financial Skills|
|Module 6 Business Operations|
It is assumed that learners entering this programme are competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 (Grade 9).
RPL against this unit standard is allowed. Learners who have completed Grade 10 with Communication and Mathematical Literacy on NQF2 will only need to complete modules 3 to 6.
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Training Programme Duration: 25 Days / 12 months.
Formative assessment: Portfolio of evidence will be submitted within two months after the training of each module. Assessment activities include evaluating all documentation produced during the process and questioning to test knowledge and ability to apply.
Final summative assessment: An Integrated Assessment will be conducted on the theoretical and practical components after all the modules are completed. During integrated assessments the assessor makes use of formative and summative assessment methods and assess combinations of practical, applied, foundational and reflective competencies.
Assessors and moderators make use of a range of formative and summative assessment methods. Assessors assess and give credit for the evidence of learning that has already been acquired through formal, informal and non-formal learning and work experience.
Certification: The QCTO will issue the certificate to successful candidates after completion of the final summative assessment.
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.