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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement, monitor and maintain maintenance plans and repair equipment to minimise stoppages 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10904  Implement, monitor and maintain maintenance plans and repair equipment to minimise stoppages 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Clothing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
This standard is in the core category of the NQF Level 4 National Certificate in Clothing Technology. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to implement, monitor and maintain maintenance plans and repair equipment to minimise stoppages in the clothing industry. Learners involved in any elective area will use this standard. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners will have attained the NQF Level 2 National Certificate in Clothing processes. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The standard applies to cutting, sewing, finishing and product development in the clothing sector in South Africa. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Implementing a maintenance plan effectively to minimise downtime. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Explain the terminology used in the manuals to diagnose problems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Explain the different tools, parts, and chemicals and identify their location for a range of machines. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Perform a walk about to check if the implemented plan is working in respect of:
  • Machines working optimally.
  • People are aware of the maintenance plan. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Produce records showing the aims and objectives of an effective preventative maintenance plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Maintaining and monitoring the plan. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Maintaining and monitoring the plan in order to prevent and / or reduce machine downtime in planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Explain the terminology used in the manuals to diagnose problems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Explain the different tools, parts, and chemicals and identify their location for a range of machines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Perform a walk about to check if the implemented plan is working in respect of:
  • Machines working optimally.
  • People are aware of the maintenance plan. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Produce records showing the aims and objectives of an effective preventative maintenance plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identifying problems and using relevant tools. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Identifying problems and using relevant tools in order to ensure timeous repairs according to specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Explain the terminology used in the manuals to diagnose problems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Explain the different tools, parts, and chemicals and identify their location for a range of machines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Perform a walk about to check if the implemented plan is working in respect of:
  • Machines working optimally.
  • People are aware of the maintenance plan. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Produce records showing the aims and objectives of an effective preventative maintenance plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Maintaining records of maintenance plans and modifying plans as appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Explain the terminology used in the manuals to diagnose problems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Explain the different tools, parts, and chemicals and identify their location for a range of machines. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Perform a walk about to check if the implemented plan is working in respect of:
  • Machines working optimally.
  • People are aware of the maintenance plan. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Produce records showing the aims and objectives of an effective preventative maintenance plan. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Learning programmes will be accredited by the relevant Sector Education and Training Authority and any Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies in place. Qualified assessors will assess competence against this standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Terminology and manuals.
  • Tools, equipment, parts and work aids and chemical applications related to cleaning.
  • Diagnostic techniques and basic engineering principles.
  • The maintenance plan, aims and objectives. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and communicate to relevant people in order to ensure effective resolutions (orally and / or verbally). 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities and work effectively with others to ensure effective implementation, maintenance and the monitoring of the plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and organise information in order to maintain and monitor the plan in terms of its aims and objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to ensure correct recognition and utilisation of chemicals and tools. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems in order to recognise and realise the impact the plan has on others internally and globally. 

    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
    Core  21871   National Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Technology  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    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 Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries 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 Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Golden Era Group of Companies 
    2. MPACT 



    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.