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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

National Diploma: Clothing Manufacturing Technology 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
21872  National Diploma: Clothing Manufacturing Technology 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Clothing   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
FPMSETA - Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Diploma  Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology  Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  299  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Regular-Unit Stds Based 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 0695/12  2012-07-01  2015-06-30 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2020-06-30  

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 qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification. 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
These qualifications have been developed for personnel in the Clothing Industry. These standards address the needs of the clothing industry and they aim to develop a portfolio of standards and qualifications to develop competent individuals. Career pathing through a carefully planned succession of standards and qualifications will lead the industry to international competitiveness and development. These qualifications also provide a basis for further development of the learner into management areas within the clothing industry. 

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EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
ENGINEER PATTERNS AND GARMENTS

Engineering patterns for garment production

Developing and monitoring critical paths through a product

Engineering garments in clothing

DEVELOP AND IMPROVE ON A QUALITY SYSTEM IN THE CLOTHING INDUSTRY

Assessing a clothing company=s tools and infrastructure for a quality system

Researching quality to determine range of systems and options

Auditing a quality system to determine efficiency

Writing quality standards to meet a company's vision, goals and objectives

Implementing and monitoring a new or enhanced quality system ensuring integration and acceptance


STRATEGISE, RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND REVIEW PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN CLOTHING

Optimising the use of resources to improve on work processes in clothing manufacturing

Evaluating production processes

Analysing and recommending methods of cost management

Researching, comparing and optimising production systems

Enhance and manage the development of methods and standards


RESEARCH, ANALYSE, SOURCE, DEVELOP AND IMPROVE ON MATERIALS HANDLING SYSTEMS USED IN CLOTHING

Sourcing and buying appropriate materials according to customer requirements

Researching new materials appropriate to industry and market requirements that would improve quality and cost

Analysing test results and information against specifications to evaluate suppliers

Evaluating, developing and continuously improving materials handling processes

Controlling and improving a stock control policy

DEVELOP AND MANAGE MAINTENANCE POLICIES IN A CLOTHING ENVIRONMENT

Researching and developing current technology to meet future maintenance requirements of the business

Managing the maintenance policy to meet the needs of the business

Comparing current maintenance expenditure with the budget and making appropriate recommendations

Evaluating the maintenance plan to ensure production plans are met.

Reviewing and evaluating maintenance policies 

NOTES 
As per the SAQA decision, after consultation with the Quality Councils, to re-register all qualifications and part qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework that meet the criteria for re-registration, this qualification has been re-registered from 1 July 2012. 

UNIT STANDARDS: 
  ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Core  10914  Develop and improve on a quality system in the clothing industry  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  27 
Core  10905  Develop and manage maintenance policies in a clothing environment  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  20 
Core  10908  Research, analyse, source, develop and improve on materials and handling systems used in clothing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  30 
Core  10911  Strategise, research, develop and review production systems in clothing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  14 
Fundamental  8974  Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  12417  Measure, estimate & calculate physical quantities & explore, critique & prove geometrical relationships in 2 and 3 dimensional space in the life and workplace of adult with increasing responsibilities  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  8975  Read analyse and respond to a variety of texts  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  7466  Represent and operate on complex numbers in non-trivial situations  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  7483  Solve problems involving sequences and series in real and simulated situations  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  8979  Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  7468  Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  7470  Work with a wide range of patterns and inverses of functions and solve related problems  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Fundamental  8976  Write for a wide range of contexts  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
Elective  10921  Engineer patterns and garments  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  100 


LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
 
NONE 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Quality Assuring Bodies have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
 
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All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.