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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop and manage maintenance policies in a clothing environment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10905  Develop and manage maintenance policies in a clothing environment 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Clothing 
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  20 
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 core category of the NQF Level 5 National Diploma in Clothing Technology. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to develop and manage maintenance policies in a clothing environment in the clothing industry. Learners involved in any elective area will use this standard. 

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

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The standard applies to cutting, sewing, finishing and product development in the clothing sector in South Africa. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Researching and developing current technology. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Researching and developing current technology to meet future maintenance requirements of the business. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Design various computer generated maintenance policies indicating areas of research that were focussed upon. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Design and present a visual, step-by-step research maintenance programme aimed at future developments to ensure global competitiveness. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Design a system to regularly monitor the maintenance policy within the budgetary constraints. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Create and monitor teams to work on specific maintenance projects i.e. productivity, profitability and engineering. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Managing the maintenance policy to meet the needs of the business. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Design various computer generated maintenance policies indicating areas of research that were focussed upon. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Design and present a visual, step-by-step research maintenance programme aimed at future developments to ensure global competitiveness. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Design a system to regularly monitor the maintenance policy within the budgetary constraints. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Create and monitor teams to work on specific maintenance projects i.e. productivity, profitability and engineering. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Comparing current maintenance expenditure with the budget and making appropriate recommendations. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Design various computer generated maintenance policies indicating areas of research that were focussed upon. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Design and present a visual, step-by-step research maintenance programme aimed at future developments to ensure global competitiveness. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Design a system to regularly monitor the maintenance policy within the budgetary constraints. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Create and monitor teams to work on specific maintenance projects i.e. productivity, profitability and engineering. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Evaluating the maintenance plan to ensure production plans are met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Design various computer generated maintenance policies indicating areas of research that were focussed upon. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Design and present a visual, step-by-step research maintenance programme aimed at future developments to ensure global competitiveness. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Design a system to regularly monitor the maintenance policy within the budgetary constraints. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Create and monitor teams to work on specific maintenance projects i.e. productivity, profitability and engineering. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Reviewing and evaluating maintenance policies. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Design various computer generated maintenance policies indicating areas of research that were focussed upon. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Design and present a visual, step-by-step research maintenance programme aimed at future developments to ensure global competitiveness. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Design a system to regularly monitor the maintenance policy within the budgetary constraints. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Create and monitor teams to work on specific maintenance projects i.e. productivity, profitability and engineering. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Learning programmes will be accredited by the relevant Sector Education and Training Authority and any Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies in place. Qualified assessors will assess competence against this standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The demonstrated understanding of:
  • The availability of new technology.
  • Advanced engineering principles.
  • Different types of maintenance policies.
  • Income and expenditure as it relates to maintenance in a clothing environment.
  • The budgeting process as it relates to capital expenditure and feasibility projects. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems so that one would be able to recognise business trends and keep the organisation focussed on maintenance policies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to develop maintenance teams that promote teamwork within the organisation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities to maximise productivity and profitability through good maintenance plans and policies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and organise information to ensure the necessary information is available and expenditure is monitored against budget. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in writing or verbally so that research outcomes can be disseminated accurately. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to keep abreast of global standards and developments. 

    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  21872   National Diploma: Clothing Manufacturing 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.
     
    1. Golden Era Group of Companies 
    2. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 



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