Qualification Overview

The Business Analysis Qualification is designed to develop business analysts with skills to analyse,

communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information

systems. The competencies attained through this learnership can be ported to other specialisations such as

systems development or systems support.

Qualification Overview

The Business Analysis Qualification is designed to develop business analysts with skills to analyse,

communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information

systems. The competencies attained through this learnership can be ported to other specialisations such as

systems development or systems support.

Business Analysis SAQA ID- 63909 

(NQF 6)

Business Analysis SAQA ID- 63909 

(NQF 6)

8 modules

8 modules

Full Online

Full Online

1 Year 

1 Year 

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • Analysing a business scenario;
  • Developing a business case;
  • Controlling user requirement specifications;
  • Developing functional specifications; and
  • Monitoring quality assurance activities through the life cycle of a project.

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • Analysing a business scenario;
  • Developing a business case;
  • Controlling user requirement specifications;
  • Developing functional specifications; and
  • Monitoring quality assurance activities through the life cycle of a project.

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 5
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 5
  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 5
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 5
  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • National Diploma / Bachelors Degree in IT Systems Development or Technical Support

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • National Diploma / Bachelors Degree in IT Systems Development or Technical Support

Qualification Accreditations

Qualification Accreditations

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Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                         80

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                         80

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                      49

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                      49

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                   20

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                   20

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                                                                    149

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                                                                    149

Accredited Unit Standards: Business Analysis (SAQA ID. 63909) - NQF 6

Accredited Unit Standards: Business Analysis (SAQA ID. 63909) - NQF 6

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Core Component (Compulsory)

Core Component (Compulsory)

Conduct solution assessment and validation

Conduct solution assessment and validation

259297

259297

15

15

Manage and communicate requirements

Manage and communicate requirements

259278

259278

5

5

Perform Enterprise Analysis

Perform Enterprise Analysis

259257

259257

10

10

Perform requirements analysis

Perform requirements analysis

259277

259277

25

25

Perform requirements elicitation

Perform requirements elicitation

259279

259279

15

15

Plan and monitor the business analysis process

Plan and monitor the business analysis process

259280

259280

10

10

CORE CREDITS

CORE CREDITS

80

80

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Demonstrate logical problem solving and error detection techniques

Demonstrate logical problem solving and error detection techniques

115367

115367

8

8

Investigate implementation options for Information Technology (IT) solutions 

Investigate implementation options for Information Technology (IT) solutions 

258838

258838

6

6

Analyse and participate in the design of Information Systems

Analyse and participate in the design of Information Systems

12979

12979

12

12

Apply concepts and principles of business ethics in the professional environment

Apply concepts and principles of business ethics in the professional environment

12891

12891

5

5

Conduct an organisational needs analysis

Conduct an organisational needs analysis

12138

12138

10

10

Conduct communication within a business environment

Conduct communication within a business environment

10622

10622

8

8

Studies and Assessment

Studies and Assessment

Online or Blended

Place of work or Host Company

NA

Yes, Integrated Assessment

Yes

Online or Blended

Place of work or Host Company

NA

Yes, Integrated Assessment

Yes

 Essential Skills for Business Analysis

Business Process Analysis

Detailing Business Data Requirements

Use Case Modelling and Solution Requirements

Developing a Business Analysis Work Plan

Project Management

System Analysis

Fundamentals

 Essential Skills for Business Analysis

Business Process Analysis

Detailing Business Data Requirements

Use Case Modelling and Solution Requirements

Developing a Business Analysis Work Plan

Project Management

System Analysis

Fundamentals

Qualification Modules

Qualification Modules

Fundamental Credits

Fundamental Credits

49

49

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 11 credits)

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 11 credits)

Contribute to the implementation, post-implementation review and maintenance of information systems

Contribute to the implementation, post-implementation review and maintenance of information systems

13066

13066

16

16

Apply the principles of designing computer system inputs and outputs

Apply the principles of designing computer system inputs and outputs

115365

115365

7

7

Elective Credits

Elective Credits

72

72

Demonstrate insight into current global events and their potential impacts on a business sector in South Africa

Demonstrate insight into current global events and their potential impacts on a business sector in South Africa

230072

230072

10

10

Demonstrate an understanding of change management for computer systems

Demonstrate an understanding of change management for computer systems

114044

114044

3

3

Develop understanding within an organisation about the risks associated with its functioning and contexts

Develop understanding within an organisation about the risks associated with its functioning and contexts

13107

13107

5

5

Design an organisational structure which supports the achievements of the organisational mandate

Design an organisational structure which supports the achievements of the organisational mandate

252404

252404

13

13

Promote and uphold strategic leadership in line with Public Sector vision, values, objectives and priorities

Promote and uphold strategic leadership in line with Public Sector vision, values, objectives and priorities

243116

243116

10

10

Manage information technology resources in a municipal finance environment

Manage information technology resources in a municipal finance environment

116360

116360

8

8