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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Write and present a simple business plan 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10008  Write and present a simple business plan 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
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-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
A candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: Describe and analyse the different components of a typical business plan and design a business plan relevant to a selected business idea. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Numeracy and Literacy skills (ABET level 2 )Unit standard SMME 2. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain and discuss the purpose of a business plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A business plan is described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The need for, and use of, a business plan is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Access to finance monitoring & development tool
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Outline and analyse the components of a business plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The different components of a business plan are listed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Title Page ; Executive Summary ; Introduction ; Marketing Plan ; SWOT Analysis ; Financial Plan ; Staff Structure; Technical Plan ; Material Purchasing Plan ; Environmental Impact
Assessment ; Conclusion and Appendices
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The different components of a business plan are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors to consider: market size; quality; cost per job; potential profits; empowerment; number of jobs created.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The functions of the different components of the business plan are analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors to consider: market size; quality; cost per job; potential profits; empowerment; number of jobs created.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Design and present a business plan relevant to the selected business idea. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Information relating to the individual selected business idea is gathered and analysed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The development of the business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assess component by component, as well as draft to draft, i.e. assess each draft.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The written business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assess against the generic business plan.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Various presentation skills are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Body language; ability to answer questions; ability to convey ideas, tone, tempo
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. The oral presentation of the business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Body language; ability to answer questions; ability to convey ideas, tone, tempo
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
1. Literacy and Numeracy
2. Negotiation Skills
3. Labour Laws.
4. Human rights and the constitution
5. Health and Safety regulations
6. Awareness of contractual obligations
7. Technical knowledge applicable to business 

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
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2020-09-16  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  Reregistered  2021-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
Elective  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
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 


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2. A4 Consultancy CC 
3. ABA Sebenzi 
4. African Dream Campus 
5. African Duchess Coutore solutions (Pty) Ltd 
6. AGB Finance 
7. Agisanang SA Training 
8. AL Development Services cc 
9. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
10. Amabamba Recruitment 
11. Amagema Development Consultants cc 
12. Amos / Kgaphamadi Community Organisation 
13. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
14. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
15. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
16. Asilon Trading Enterprise 
17. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
18. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
19. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
20. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects 001 
21. Bakgoni Empowerment Centre (Pty) Ltd 
22. Bantubanye Skills 
23. Basimodi Training and Projects 
24. Beaches Clothing Cc 
25. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
26. Beier SafetyFootwear 
27. Better beginning trading and projects pty ltd 
28. Big Tree Group (Pty) Ltd 
29. Bokamoso Competence (Pty) Ltd 
30. Boland College Head Office 
31. Bonenhle Investments 
32. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
33. Bright Future General Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
34. Broadway Sky Trading 
35. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
36. CAMBLISH TRAINING INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
37. Canada Clothing Contractors Cc 
38. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
39. Canvas And Tent Manufacturing Pty Ltd 
40. CAPE COLLEGE 
41. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
42. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
43. Capricorn TVET College 
44. Centre of Excellence for Leather Skills South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
45. Chamonix Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
46. Changing Women 
47. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
48. Colibri Towelling (Western Cape) Pty Ltd 
49. Contra-Lit Pty Ltd 
50. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
51. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
52. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
53. D Z D TRADING AND PROJECTS 24 
54. Dean Institute Of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
55. Dieketseng Training Centre 
56. Dinaka Business Management & Consulting 
57. Dithipe Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
58. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
59. Dlabane Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
60. Durban Overall PTY LTD 
61. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
62. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
63. Edutel Wholesale & Retail Academy 
64. Egsibit Training and Development 
65. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
66. Ekurhuleni Artisans & Skills Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
67. Ekurhuleni TVET College 
68. Eleadah Projects & Services (Pty) Ltd 
69. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
70. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
71. Emfundisweni Skills Development & Resource Centre (Pty) Ltd 
72. Ergonomic Construction and Managed Disability Projects 
73. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
74. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
75. Eshet Chayil Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
76. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
77. Ethicae Juridico Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
78. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
79. Faithworks Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
80. Fanonde Investment Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
81. FELD CONSULTING (Pty) Ltd 
82. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
83. Flavious Mareka TVET College 
84. Forthwawe Business Centre 
85. Fundakahle Multi-Purpose Co-operative Limited 
86. Furniture World Training Centre 
87. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
88. Future Dynamics Learning 
89. Futuretech Campus (Pty) Ltd 
90. Gauteng City College 
91. Gia Development Trades 
92. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
93. GNBR Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
94. Golden Era Group of Companies 
95. Golden Ratio College 
96. Goldfields TVET College 
97. GPR Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
98. Grandstar Projects 
99. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
100. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
101. Greenrim Training 
102. Guest Resource Services (Pty) Ltd 
103. Gufferty Consulting 
104. Helizabert Bk T/a Hipo Rock 
105. Helpers For Life NPC 
106. HHO Enterprise 
107. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
108. Hybrid Dynamics 
109. I Care Resource Centre 
110. IALE School of Advance Learning and Education (Pty) Ltd 
111. Icando 
112. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
113. Igugulethu Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
114. Ilitha Labantu 
115. Imbewu Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
116. Impangela Trading 
117. Impela Trading cc 
118. In Time Industrial (Pty) Ltd 
119. Injiya Trading and Projects 
120. Insika Foundation NPC 
121. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
122. INTERMASIKO CC 
123. International School of Tanning Technology (Pty) Ltd 
124. Intselelo Community & Development Institute NPC 
125. Intuthuko Yesizwe Community Organisation 
126. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
127. Inyathi Visions 
128. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
129. Ithala Lezemfundo (Pty) Ltd 
130. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
131. Ithuteng Learning Academy & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
132. Ivulandlela (Pty) Ltd 
133. Izintombizekhethelo (Pty) Ltd 
134. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
135. Jabu Academy of Fashion Design (Pty) Ltd 
136. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
137. Jordan & Co 
138. JP Design House (Pty) Ltd 
139. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
140. kagisho Business Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
141. Kgolo Institute 
142. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
143. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
144. Khunjulwa Marketing Services 
145. Kingdom Varsity College (Pty) Ltd 
146. Knoop Academy NPC 
147. Kotton Wear (Pty) Ltd 
148. KSV Marketing & Business Services (Pty) Ltd 
149. Kudis Designs and Supply 
150. Kusabelele Investments 
151. KWEM Management Solutions 
152. Lailadoo Trading 
153. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
154. Lauba Artisan Developers (Pty) Ltd 
155. Lembede Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
156. Letaba TVET College 
157. LFS DESIGNS 
158. Lilunzo Creations 
159. Lisakhanya Skills Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
160. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
161. Longata Consultant 
162. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
163. Lungile Mchunu Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
164. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
165. Lwaziphezinhle (Pty) Ltd 
166. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
167. Maboko Skill Development & Projects 
168. Majuba TVET College 
169. Malitinne (Pty) Ltd 
170. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
171. Maluti TVET College 
172. Mam G Goes Trading (Pty) Ltd 
173. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
174. Marcado Human Resources Strategies 
175. Mashphe Logistics Services 
176. Master Patterns by Rona 
177. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
178. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
179. Mavco Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
180. Maxlen Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
181. Mberwana Trading Enterprise 
182. Mbova Multi Services cc 
183. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
184. MFISA 
185. Mgadaveni Training Projects (Pty) Ltd 
186. Mgomakati Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
187. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
188. Microzone Trading 747 
189. Mind Magic Consulting 
190. Mission Point Consulting 
191. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
192. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
193. Mnambithi TVET College 
194. Molebogeng Resource Centre 
195. Morito Diphateng Projects & Services 
196. Morongwa Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
197. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
198. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
199. Mphahle Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
200. Mudau Picture Framers 
201. Mugazi Consultancy cc 
202. National Workplace 
203. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
204. NDIMASE TRADING 
205. Ndlamlense Primary Co-operative Limited 
206. Ndwamato Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
207. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
208. Networx for Career Development 
209. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
210. Ngaphakathi Investments 
211. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
212. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
213. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
214. Nkulungwane General Trader cc 
215. NNC and Sons Company 
216. NOFESA cc 
217. NokushoM Consultancy & Trading (Pty) Ltd 
218. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
219. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
220. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
221. Nomzumbe Trading & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
222. Northlink College - Protea Campus 
223. Northlink College Cape Town 
224. Nosino Projects (Pty) Ltd 
225. Nqothu Projects (PTY) LTD 
226. NS Global Academy 
227. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
228. Nteko Investments 
229. Ntoane Associates (Pty) Ltd 
230. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
231. Ntuthuko Projects & Services 
232. Nurtured Minds Trading (Pty) Ltd 
233. OTP 
234. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
235. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
236. Penny Lane Fashion School (Pty) Ltd 
237. Pesac Professional Training (Pty) Ltd 
238. Phala Projects cc 
239. Phetho Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
240. Phumazeth Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
241. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
242. PMV Destiny Skills Training and Development (Pty) Ltd 
243. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
244. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
245. Practice Makes Perfect Training Centre 
246. Prempie Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
247. Prispiri (Pty) Ltd 
248. Prominent Emzansi Projects 
249. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
250. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
251. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
252. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
253. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
254. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
255. RLSTP Training & Development (PTY) LTD. 
256. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
257. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
258. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
259. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
260. Seacrest Investments 156 (Pty) Ltd 
261. Sedibeng TVET College 
262. Sefudi Business Solutions 
263. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
264. Senelo Trading CC 
265. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
266. Sew Africa Training Centre 
267. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
268. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
269. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
270. Shiloh Ministries, International Faith Based Organisation 
271. Sibani Consulting cc 
272. Sisiziwe Training Centre Co-operative 
273. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
274. SIYAYA SKILLS CAPE 
275. SIYAYA SKILLS INSTITUTE EASTERN CAPE 
276. Skills for All (POTCHEFSTROOM) (TP) 
277. Sko Group (Pty) Ltd 
278. Snyawunywu Poultry Farming (Pty) Ltd 
279. Somvi Catering & General Services cc 
280. Souls 4 Life Trading (Pty) Ltd 
281. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
282. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
283. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
284. SPLS Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
285. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
286. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
287. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
288. Talent for Sewing 
289. TBL Empowerment Hub 
290. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
291. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
292. The Brokers Learning Centre 
293. The Crimson CO CC. 
294. The Diepsloot Foundation 
295. The Finishing College (Pty) Ltd 
296. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
297. The New Look 
298. The Sefranos Trading and Project Management (Pty) Ltd 
299. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
300. Thitha Training and Development Services 
301. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
302. Thuto Mfundo Adult Education Centre 
303. TIBZA Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
304. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
305. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
306. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
307. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
308. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
309. True Reflections Training and Development (Pty) Ltd 
310. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
311. TRY EASY ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS 
312. Tshwane North College 
313. Tshwane Skills Training Centre 
314. Tufbag Pty Ltd 
315. Twin Clothing Mnfrs Pty Ltd 
316. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
317. Udumo Training & Develoment (Pty) Ltd 
318. UL Projects (Pty) Ltd 
319. Umbuso Training Services 
320. Umfolozi FET College 
321. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
322. Umgungundlovu FET College - Central Office 
323. Umlozi Skills Centre (Pty) Ltd 
324. Umnotho We Afrika Foundation NPC 
325. Umunotho Wealth Management Pty Ltd 
326. University of Venda 
327. Uyabusisa Arts and Development Pty Ltd 
328. Value Added Reward (Pty) Ltd 
329. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
330. VCK Training and Technical Services Pty Ltd 
331. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
332. Velenkosini Multiskills and Catering 
333. Verge (Pty) Ltd 
334. Vhembe TVET College 
335. Vicmat Consultants 
336. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
337. VMMK Capital Investment (Pty) Ltd 
338. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
339. Vuthlari Marketing Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
340. Warona Owethu Projects (Pty) Ltd 
341. Wattville Community Learning College 
342. Wilratty Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
343. Womens Leadership & Empowerment Initiative 
344. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
345. Xhamela Development Services 
346. XL AT Consulting CC 
347. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
348. Yahweh Shammah Socio-Economic Development 
349. Youth for Survival NPO 
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