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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Hand over responsibility for a manufacturing operation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110016  Hand over responsibility for a manufacturing operation 
ORIGINATOR
Chemical Industries SGB 
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 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
The qualifying learner will be capable of handing over a manufacturing operation or a part of a manufacturing operation for which he or she is responsible, to another person, ensuring that the manufacturing activities or maintenance continue in accordance with instructions and best practice. This promotes team work in the workplace, safety and productivity to the benefit of the learner, co-workers, employer and economy. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The learner must be competent to carryout all the manufacturing work required in the specific learning environment and have appreciation (knowledge) of quality, productivity, health, safety and the environment concerning his or her work activities.
The learner must be able to communicate effectively using verbal and written (paper and or computer based) as applicable at the site where learning takes place. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The range of work for which responsibly is hand over includes the operation of equipment in a manufacturing or processing operation. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Prepare to hand over responsibility for a manufacturing operation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The requirements for hand over of responsibility are explained in accordance with best practice and site specific instructions. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The status of the operation/work for which the learner is responsible is reported in accordance with best practice and instructions using terminology applicable to the site where learning takes place. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Information includes actual operating parameters, status of process, material available, deviations from normal operating instructions, actual or potential abnormalities identified.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Non-conformities are identified with reference to instructions/site operating instructions. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Communicate relevant information when handing over responsibility for a manufacturing operation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Information regarding the operation is conveyed to the person taking over responsibility using verbal and or written communication. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Information includes actual operating parameters, status of process, material available, deviations from normal operating instructions, actual or potential abnormalities identified.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Documentation relating to the status of the operation is completed in accordance with the instructions. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Documentation includes checking and updating the record of work for the period for which responsibility was assumed. This includes process variables, quality and process sampling and testing/checking carried out and observations made.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Confirm that responsibility has been accepted by the person accepting responsibility. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Confirm that responsibility has been accepted by the person accepting responsibility for the manufacturing operation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Confirmation that the person responsible for taking over responsibility understands the information communicated is obtained during handover process. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Confirmation is obtained in any manner appropriate to the method in which communication is carried out .
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Reason for recording the handover is explained with reference to best practice and site specific requirements. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Recording of the responsibility for the operation includes when hand over occurred and to whom the responsibility was handed over.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The need to remain on duty until all the handover procedures have been completed is explained with reference to best practice and site specific requirements. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Accept responsibility for a manufacturing operation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The reasons for reporting to take over responsibility at the agreed time are explained with reference to best practice and site specific requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Relevant information is obtained before accepting responsibility. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Information includes actual operating parameters, status of process, material available, deviations from normal operating instructions, actual or potential abnormalities identified.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Status of operation is checked by prior to accepting responsibility. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Checking status includes visual (and control panel where applicable) inspections of equipment, materials and workplace.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Acceptance of responsibility for the operation is recorded in accordance with instructions and the significance of this is explained with reference to best practice. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Recording of the responsibility for the operation includes when hand over occurred and to whom the responsibility was handed over.
 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
The Educational Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA), for the Chemical Industry in consultation with GEN/FETQA will accredit providers offering learning towards this standard and will register assessors. They will also appoint the internal and external moderators. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Operating the equipment in the manufacturing or processing operation for which handing over of responsibility is required.

Safety, health and environmental requirements regarding the manufacturing or processing operation for which handing over of responsibility is required. 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
N/A 

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
N/A 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identify problems regarding the manufacturing or processing operation for which handing over of responsibility is required. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Communicate effectively regarding the manufacturing or processing operation for which handing over of responsibility is required. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Apply process chemistry and related technology regarding the manufacturing or processing operation for which handing over of responsibility is required showing responsibility towards health, safety and the environment and in with instructions. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Contribute to the world of work by ensuring that that personal contribution to the total production process is enhanced through effective transfer of responsibility. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Enhance their development in society and career by executing and assuming responsibility important work in a responsible manner. 

UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
N/A 

REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
Terminology
  • Handover - the transfer of responsibility for specified work, which may be ongoing or stopped, and the workplace and equipment/machines and materials used when working.
  • Best practice - the manner accepted by the industry in which work should be carried out to achieve the desired results safely taking environmental, social, quality and economic issues into consideration. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  24253   National Certificate: Batch Mixing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-12-03  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  48890   National Certificate: Chemical Liquid, Gas Storage and Transfer  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-10-13  CHIETA 
    Elective  36156   National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2006-12-03  Was CHIETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  57878   National Certificate: CNC Production Machining  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. Bell Equipment Company SA (Pty) Ltd (ALTON) (TP) 
    2. SSS Sheet Metal Work cc T/A Sheetech SA (DURBAN) (TP) 
    3. THE SAJ COMPETENCY TRAINING INSTITUTE CC 
    4. Toyota Academy Toyota SA Motors (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 
    5. Wilbat Projects 148 (Pty) Ltd (ISIPINGO) (TP) 



    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.