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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Finish and store pressed and ironed items 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12115  Finish and store pressed and ironed items 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hygiene & Cleaning Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a cleaning services or domestic environment. Qualifying learners are able to finish and store pressed and ironed items in a laundry and/or dry cleaning environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The learner has the speaking and listening ability equal to an ABET Level 1 Com 101 standard and/or any other communication skill that will enable him/her to confirm the knowledge and skills required by this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. The scope of this unit standard is for any person who needs to finish and store a variety of pressed and ironed items in a laundry and/or dry cleaning environment. A laundry and/ or dry cleaning environment can include a laundry and/or dry cleaning operation in hospitals, hotels or food preparation facilities.
2. Pressed and ironed items in the context of this unit standard can include but are not limited to linen, variety of clothing items, table cloths, napkins, etc.
3. The level assigned to this unit standard is appropriate because the process is limited in range, very repetitive and familiar, no generation of new ideas are needed and the person has no responsibility for the learning of others.

Range statements that refer to assessment criteria in this unit standard:

1. Assessment criteria marked with * are assessed according to worksite procedures.
2. Quality includes damaged, wrinkled and dirty items.
3. Preparation of items refers to the hanging of clothing items onto hangers or to the folding of non-clothing items according to its size or customers requirements. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Checks items for spots, overall cleanliness and the quality of pressing and ironing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for checking the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Removes items that do not comply with*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the reasons for removing items that do not comply with*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Reports damaged items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Identifies to whom damaged items must be reported 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Folds and/or prepares items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the result of incorrect folding and preparation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Inspects the quality of his/her work according to a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the importance of inspecting his/her work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Identifies and solves problems within his/her scope of work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Explains the reasons for carrying out the correct procedure for the first time according to quality and productivity principles. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Stores the pressed and ironed items in the correct store*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for storing pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Adheres to safety rules during the storing of pressed and ironed items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains what safety rules should be adhered to during storing of items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Explains the result of incorrect storing of pressed and ironed items 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Inspects the quality of his/her work according to a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7.Explains the importance of inspecting his/her work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8.Identifies and solves problems within his/her scope of work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9.Explains the reasons for carrying out the correct procedure for the first time according to quality and productivity principles. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Keep the storage area tidy and secured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Keeps the store clean and tidy*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for keeping storage areas clean and tidy*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Closes and locks the store from unauthorised entrance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the reasons and importance of closing and locking the store*. 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Embedded knowledge is reflected within the assessment criteria of each specific outcome. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identifying and solve problems in which response displays that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items.
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and mange oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively.

Evident in:

Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing,
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively by using mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large by participating as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items.
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing.
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

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  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


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. AGB Finance 
2. Al-fidaa Foundation 
3. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
4. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
5. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
6. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
7. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
8. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
9. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
10. Beaches Clothing Cc 
11. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
12. Beier SafetyFootwear 
13. Boland College Head Office 
14. Bonenhle Investments 
15. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
16. Brightness Fashion and Design Academy cc 
17. BT Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
18. Canada Clothing Contractors Cc 
19. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
20. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
21. Capricorn TVET College 
22. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
23. Centre of Excellence for Leather Skills South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
24. Changing Women 
25. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
26. Colibri Towelling (Western Cape) Pty Ltd 
27. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
28. Dieketseng Training Centre 
29. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
30. Dithipe Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
31. Divine Shoes 
32. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
33. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
34. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
35. Egsibit Training and Development 
36. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
37. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
38. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
39. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
40. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
41. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
42. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
43. FELD CONSULTING (Pty) Ltd 
44. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
45. Georgia Clothing CC 
46. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
47. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
48. Gufferty Consulting 
49. Helizabert Bk T/a Hipo Rock 
50. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
51. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
52. I Care Resource Centre 
53. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
54. Ilitha Labantu 
55. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
56. Impangela Trading 
57. Impela Trading cc 
58. Injiya Trading and Projects 
59. INTERMASIKO CC 
60. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
61. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
62. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
63. JORDAN AND CO A DIVISION OF BOLTON FOOTWEAR PTY LTD 
64. JP Design House (Pty) Ltd 
65. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
66. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
67. Khunjulwa Marketing Services 
68. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
69. KSV Marketing & Business Services (Pty) Ltd 
70. Kudis Designs and Supply 
71. KWEM Management Solutions 
72. La Unique Couture (Pty)Ltd. 
73. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
74. Letaba TVET College 
75. LFS DESIGNS 
76. Lilunzo Creations 
77. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
78. Londisizwe Linguistic & Training Services 
79. Longata Consultant 
80. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
81. Lukhele Training and Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
82. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
83. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
84. Majuba TVET College 
85. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
86. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
87. Mangalisa Group (Pty) Ltd 
88. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
89. Master Patterns by Rona 
90. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
91. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
92. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
93. MFISA 
94. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
95. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
96. Mnambithi TVET College 
97. Modilete Training 
98. Molebogeng Resource Centre 
99. Morongwa Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
100. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
101. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
102. National Workplace 
103. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
104. NDIMASE TRADING 
105. Ndlamlense Primary Co-operative Limited 
106. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
107. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
108. Ngaphakathi Investments 
109. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
110. Nkulungwane General Trader cc 
111. Northlink College Cape Town 
112. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
113. Ntoane Associates (Pty) Ltd 
114. OTP 
115. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
116. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
117. Phala Projects cc 
118. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
119. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
120. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
121. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
122. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
123. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
124. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
125. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
126. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
127. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
128. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
129. Sefudi Business Solutions 
130. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
131. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
132. Sew Africa Training Centre 
133. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
134. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
135. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
136. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
137. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
138. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
139. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
140. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
141. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
142. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
143. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
144. Talent for Sewing 
145. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
146. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
147. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
148. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
149. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
150. Thitha Training and Development Services 
151. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
152. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
153. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
154. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
155. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
156. Tshwane North College 
157. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
158. Tufbag Pty Ltd 
159. TV Training (Pty) Ltd 
160. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
161. Udumo Training & Develoment (Pty) Ltd 
162. Umbuso Training Services 
163. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
164. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
165. Valoworx 278 
166. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
167. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
168. Velenkosini Multiskills and Catering 
169. Vhembe TVET College 
170. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
171. Waterberg FET College - Central Office 
172. Western Cape Clothing and Textiles Service Centre 
173. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
174. ZA GEAR 



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