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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manufacture and repair complicated jewellery 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243003  Manufacture and repair complicated jewellery 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Mining and Minerals 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Fabrication and Extraction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04  23 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2015-07-01  2018-06-30  SAQA 10105/14 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2019-06-30   2022-06-30  

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 unit standard is intended for a person who wants to manufacture and repair complicated jewellery.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Plan the manufacturing process of complicated jewellery.
  • Plan the repair process of complicated jewellery.
  • Prepare the components.
  • Assemble prepared components.
  • Execute the finish.

    The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

    This unit standard is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of manufacturing and repairing complicated jewellery in the beneficiation and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are already competent in the following:
  • National Certificate in Jewellery Manufacture in a Production Environment or the equivalent thereof.
  • Analysing a design.
  • Knowledge of different repair methods.
  • Knowledge of different tools and equipment of jewellery manufacturing. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Complicated Jewellery refers to the construction of components which would include more than four soldiered joints. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan the manufacturing process of complicated jewellery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The design is analysed and job specifications required are recorded in accordance with specified requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Design must include:
  • Drawing.
  • Photograph.
  • Model.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools, materials and equipment are selected in accordance with task requirements and are ready for use prior to commencement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The planning for the manufacturing of the jewellery process is in accordance with the job and clients needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of not adhering to correct planning, analysing and interpretation of the design is described in terms of the potential impact on the productivity and end product. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Plan the repair of complicated jewellery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The jewellery piece is inspected and the correct process is identified for repair in accordance with task requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools, materials and equipment are selected in accordance with the task requirements and ready for use prior to commencement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The consequences of not adhering to correct planning, analysing and interpretation of the repair method is described in terms of the potential impact on the productivity and end product. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare the components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tools, materials and equipment are selected in accordance with the task requirements and ready for use prior to commencement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The tools are used according to their design. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The components are prepared according to job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of not adhering to correct workmanship, house keeping and safety practices are described in terms of the potential impact on safety, productivity and quality. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    House keeping and safety practices are adhered to and demonstrated correctly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Assemble prepared components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tools, materials and equipment are selected in accordance with the task requirements and ready for use prior to commencement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The components are prepared for assembly according to job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The components are assembled according to job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The tools are used according to their design. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    House keeping and safety practices are adhered to and demonstrated correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The consequences of not adhering to correct workmanship, house keeping and safety practices are described in terms of the potential impact on safety, productivity and quality. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Execute the finish. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tools, materials and equipment are selected correctly and ready for use prior to commencement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tools and equipment are used and maintained according to manufacturers' specification and job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    House keeping and safety practices are adhered to and demonstrated correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The finish is executed according to job requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The job is completed within an agreed time frame. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The consequences of not adhering to correct workmanship, house keeping and safety practice are described in terms of the potential impact on safety, productivity and quality. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and. moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant Education, Training, Quality, Assurance (ETQA) Body, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA, according to the ETQA's policies and. guidelines for assessment and. moderation.
  • Moderation must include both internal and. external moderation of assessments, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise.
  • Anyone wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following embedded knowledge will be assessed in an integrated way in the context of the unit standard.
  • Knowledge relating to the method of the standard.

    > Purpose of conducting the standard.
    > Principles and methods of the standard.
    > Typical equipment used and their applications.
    > Relevant terminology.
    > Possible non-conformances, their consequences and mitigating actions.
  • Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Issues.

    > Significant hazards and risks related to the standard, their consequences and mitigating actions.
    > PPE requirements and the reason for each.
  • Applicable statutory and. site specific requirements.

    > Relevant clauses from applicable acts and. regulations relating to the standard.
    > Codes of practice and. in-company Procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

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

    Note: The ability and willingness of the learner to work effectively with other role players in the jewellery manufacturing industry, particularly the interaction between designers, manufacturers and. setters. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively.

    Note: The ability of the learner to plan edequately, use the appropriate tools and. techniques and. to keep the workplace weel organised. 

    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.

    Note: The ability of the learner to understand and. deal with the interaction between various role players and. processes in the jewellery manufacturing industry. 

    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:

    Specified requirements:
  • Specified requirements include legal and workplace specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:

    > Legal:

    > Relevant Acts: e.g. Mine Health & Safety Act, 1996 (Act no 29/1996), and Minerals Act and Regulations, 1991 (Act no 50/1991).
    > Regulations.
    > Mandatory Codes of Practice.
    > SABS and other Standards.

    > Site-specific:

    > Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (HIRA).
    > Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme.
    > Voluntary Codes of Practice.
    > Managerial Instructions.
    > List of Recorded OH&S Risks.
    > Working Guides.
    > User manuals supplied by equipment manufacturer.
    > The Bargaining Council for the Jewellery and Precious Metals Industry Main agreement.
    > The employer's work specifications, tariff agreements and policies and Procedures.
    > Regulations as per directives from the Gold and Diamond Branch of the South African Police.
    > The Occupational Health and Safety Act, No 29 of 1996.
    > ISO 9000/1, SABS and other accredited standards and quality assurance measures.
    > A glossary of terms regarding the terminology of the Jewellery Industry. 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  57876   Further Education and Training Certificate: Jewellery Manufacturing Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  57875   Further Education and Training Certificate: Jewellery Designing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  58274   Further Education and Training Certificate: Jewellery Setting Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2018-06-30  MQA 


    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. Akapo Jewels 
    2. Global Jewellery Academy1 
    3. IMFUNDISO SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    4. INTSIKA SKILLS BENEFICIATION PROJECTS 
    5. National Institute For The Deaf 
    6. Pneuma And Ivanisevich Manufactures And Selle 
    7. ZUREL PRIVATE COLLEGE 



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