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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Enhance and develop techniques to finish footwear 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11360  Enhance and develop techniques to finish footwear 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Footwear Manufacturing 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  37 
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 elective category of the NQF Level 5 National Diploma in Footwear technology. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to enhance and develop techniques to finish footwear through monitoring complete processes in a finishing department, costing processes pertaining to finishing, producing layouts in finishing departments as well as enhancing and introducing methodology to improve finishing processes. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners will have attained the NQF Level 4 National Certificate in Footwear technology. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Monitoring complete processes in a finishing and shoe room department. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Monitoring complete processes in a finishing and shoe room department and controlling the inputs, processes and outputs. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Processes within a finishing department are monitored and controlled according to standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An analysis of a finishing sequence for a product is confirmed and implemented successfully in compliance with the standard operating procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Costing out a process from a point of unfinished footwear to boxed footwear. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Finishing processes are sourced where international and national benchmarks are sourced according to standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Finishing processes are costed in compliance with standard operating procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Producing a layout of a finishing and dressing department. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Producing a layout of a finishing and dressing department to include people, machine, lighting, ventilation, material storage and sequencing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. An appropriate finishing department layout is designed in compliance with product specification and standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. A layout is designed and a diagram of the layout of machinery and equipment is demonstrated and shown in accordance with industry requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Layouts are planned according to safety legislation. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Enhancing and introducing a methodology to improve processes to finish footwear to point of despatch 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Reports on enhanced methodology on 2 selected finishing operations is introduced and enhanced in compliance with standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. A report is produced where there was an endeavour to enhance methodology on 2 operations. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
The relevant Sector Education and Training Authority or Education and Training Quality Assurance Body will carry our accreditation of learning against this standard. Assessment will be conducted by registered assessors. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Costing techniques.
  • Legislation as it applies to lighting, ventilation and storage.
  • Observation and evaluation techniques.
  • Measuring techniques to compare actuals and targets.
  • Planning techniques.
  • Research techniques to introduce new methodologies. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and analyse information, using statistics for costings. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively through oral presentation to gain buy-in to new or enhanced methodologies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology, optimising the use of technology to enhance a methodology. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the relationship between units of a business both core and supportive to footwear processes. 

    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
    Elective  22212   National Diploma: Footwear Technology  Level 5  NQF Level 05  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.
     
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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.