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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Control production and resource scheduling and planning in a manufacturing environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12665  Control production and resource scheduling and planning in a manufacturing environment 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Food   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
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 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

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 person credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Control the sourcing of material,
  • Plan production line manning levels,
  • Plan machine changeovers and maintenance,
  • Compile production reports.

    This unit standard is intended for first line manufacturing mangers who needs to ensure that production and resource scheduling and planning are conducted within a world class manufacturing environment. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment for any individual within the manufacturing environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Description of skills:
  • Competent in production equipment technologies. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope and context of this unit standard is for first line manufacturing mangers who needs to ensure that production and resource scheduling and planning are conducted within a world class manufacturing environment. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Control the sourcing of material. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Sourcing of materials is managed so that targets and standards set in production plans can be achieved. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Materials sourced meet quality, quantity and financial standards of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Materials are delivered within specified time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan production line manning levels. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Staff levels are organised as per production needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Staffing is efficient and effective so that quality products can be produced in the most productive way. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Staffing levels arranged so as to minimise unnecessary overtime. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Staffing is arranged according to organisation HR policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Staffing is planned to achieve smooth take over from one shift to the next. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Plan machine changeovers and maintenance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Machine changeover and maintenance is planned in line with overall production plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Changeovers are planned according to organisation policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Maintenance is planned to meet organisation safety and maintenance policies and procedures but with minimal disruption to the production process. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Compile production reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production reports are as per organisation policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Production reports display information which is relevant and necessary for feedback to management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Information is, where feasible, displayed in relevant tables and graphs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Relevant statistics are used to summarise information and trends. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Internal moderation.
  • External moderation.
  • An assessor, accredited by the relevant ETQA, will assess the learner's competency.
  • Assessment procedures will be supplied by the ETQA in alignment with NSB requirements.
  • All assessment activities must be fair, so that all candidates have equal opportunities. Activities must be free of gender, ethnic or other bias.
  • Questions and answers to determine theoretical knowledge are expected.
  • Examination of an assessment portfolio.
  • Reporting skills are demonstrated by effective communication, using verbal (language) and/or writing skills.
  • Direct observation in simulated or actual work conditions.
  • Practical demonstration of main activity(s) reflected in the title. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

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

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

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

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

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

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

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

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

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

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation.

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large.

    Evident in all specific outcomes. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Core  48915   Further Education and Training Certificate: Manufacturing and Assembly Operations Supervision  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  24194   National Certificate: Construction Material Manufacturing  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CETA 
    Core  21813   National Certificate: First Line Manufacturing Management: Food and Beverage  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-06-12  Was FOODBEV until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  66489   Further Education and Training Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  50040   Further Education and Training Certificate: Optical Manufacturing Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  58779   Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  50560   Further Education and Training Certificate: Small Craft Construction  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-08-31  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  20891   National Certificate: Plastics Manufacturing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-13  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. College of Production Technology 
    2. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    3. MacSteel Services Centres SA (WADEVILLE) (TP) 
    4. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MAITLAND) (TP) 
    5. Plastics Federation of South Africa (MIDRAND) (TP) 
    6. Plastics Federation of South Africa (WESTMEAD) (TP) 
    7. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) 
    8. PS Productive Services (WESTVILLE) (TP) 
    9. QTE Training & Consulting cc T/A QTE (GERMISTON) (TP) 
    10. Russ Projects T/A Academy Workplace Development (AWD) (HARRIETDALE) (T 
    11. Scaw Metals Group (Pty) Ltd T/A Scaw Metals (DINWIDDIE) (TP) 
    12. Step Across Training (BRITS) (TP) 
    13. Y3K Training cc (CAPE TOWN) (TP) 



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