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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Depict basic details of the tobacco processing industry 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
114134  Depict basic details of the tobacco processing industry 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Secondary Agriculture: Processing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Secondary Agriculture 
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 
A learner who has achieved this unit standard will be competent in:

Recalling and broadly explaining the basic processes, safety principles, work ethics and quality management systems in the.
Tobacco Processing Industry, in order to comply with prescribed work standards and procedures. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • To enter a learning programme for this unit standard or to be assessed against this unit standard, the learner is assumed to have:
  • Basic numeracy and literacy at or equivalent to NQF level 1. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The learner is expected to perform the specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard with access to work-site procedures, operating instructions and relevant induction material

    The scope of this unit standard deals with the learner`s introduction to the Tobacco Processing Industry on entry 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate a basic understanding of the tobacco processing industry. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Explaining the broad process.
  • Explaining broad departmental structures within the organization.
  • Recalling broad product types and services rendered within the Tobacco Processing Industry.
  • Recalling different facilities and equipment related to Tobacco Processing. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    The purpose of the following are explained:
  • The need for safety in the work place
  • The need for work ethics 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of safety in the work place. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Recalling basic safety rules and regulations applicable in the work place.
  • Explaining the application of personal protective equipment according to prescribed procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Explaining the risks associated with hazardous chemical substances according to prescribed procedures and statutory requirements. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    The purpose of the following are explained:
  • The need for safety in the work place
  • The need for work ethics 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of work ethics. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Recalling company benefits, rules, and regulations.
  • Explaining channels of communication and lines of authority.
  • Recalling and explaining values, norms and company ethics.
  • Recalling and explaining the need for sound team and inter departmental relations and service excellence in the work place. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    The purpose of the following are explained:
  • The need for safety in the work place
  • The need for work ethics 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of quality management. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Giving an overview of the need, concept and application of the system. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    The purpose of the following are explained:
  • The need for safety in the work place
  • The need for work ethics 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to an assessor which is registered by the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning towards this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • External moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic principles of sound team and inter departmental relations, and service excellence
  • Basic principles of business ethics, lines of authority and channels of communication
  • Basic occupational health and safety principles
  • Basic knowledge of Hazardous Chemical Substances
  • Basic knowledge of products
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management System 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team when acquiring knowledge of the Tobacco Processing Industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organizing and managing oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively when systematically studying and working through relevant learning material. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual and language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion when demonstrating an understanding of work ethics. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when demonstrating an understanding of safety in the work place. 

    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 
    Values:

    All learners should demonstrate:
  • An application of company ethics, values as well as general safety and customer care principles.
  • An awareness of expectations and obligations of basic worker/management relationships. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48394   National Certificate: Cigarette Filter Rod Production  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  49078   National Certificate: Cigarette Packaging  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  49139   National Certificate: Cigarette Production  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  48393   National Certificate: Metallised Paper Production  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  48637   National Certificate: Tobacco Production  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


    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. Afgri Operations (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Mobile Agri Skills Development and Training NPC 



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