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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of taxation, financial, and insurance responsibilities for small businesses

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20078 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of taxation, financial, and insurance obligations for small businesses.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Identify a business opportunity/ies and assess compatibility with own abilities, interests, and preferences

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 29056 and 29057, replaced unit standards 1989 and 1990.

29055 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to identify a business opportunity/ies and assess compatibility with own abilities, interests, and preferences. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Ref: 2454].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce an establishment plan for a small business opportunity
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 32340 and unit standard 32341. This unit standard and unit standards 29055 and 29057, replaced unit standards 1989 and 1990.

29056 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to produce an establishment plan for a small business opportunity. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Ref: 2454].

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Assess the feasibility and viability of a potential small business opportunity

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 29055 and 29056, replaced unit standards 1989 and 1990.

29057 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to assess the feasibility and viability of a potential small business opportunity. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Ref: 2454].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Identify the external environment of a business opportunity/ies

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 32341 replaced unit standard 29056.

32340 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to identify the external environment of a business opportunity/ies. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Ref: 2454].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce an establishment plan for a small business opportunity/ies

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 32340 replaced unit standard 29056.

32341 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to produce an establishment plan for a small business opportunity/ies. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Ref: 2454].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of legal structures for business entities
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 6

11637 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe legal structures for business entities and select a legal structure for a business entity for given fact situations.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop a business plan for a small business

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29058 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to develop a business plan for a small business. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) [Ref: 2457].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Manage operations for a small business

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29059 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to manage operations for a small business. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) [Ref: 2457].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Manage staff and human resource processes for a small business

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Version 2

29060 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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A person credited with this standard is able to manage staff and HR (human resource) processes for a small business. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) [Ref: 2457].

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 5

Develop, maintain, and strengthen external relationships for a small business

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 6406, unit standard 7455, and unit standard 7456.

29464 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop, maintain, and strengthen external relationships for a small business.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Market a small business's product or service

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19024.

30388 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are not marketing specialists. People credited with this unit standard are able to market a small business''s product or service.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Envision and plan for the future of a small business in a changing environment

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30389 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to envision and plan for the future of a small business in a changing environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Comply with health and safety legislation as a small business

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30390 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to comply with health and safety legislation as a small business.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Manage financial resources for a small business

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6410 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to manage financial resources for a small business.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 6

Plan the continuity of a small business

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Version 2

29463 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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A person credited with this unit standard is able to plan the continuity of a small business.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 7

Develop options to implement a strategy to foster innovation and entrepreneurship for a small business
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 8

6156 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop options to implement a strategy to foster innovation and entrepreneurship for a small business.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 19 October 2021