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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Strategise, research, develop and review production systems in clothing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10911  Strategise, research, develop and review production systems in clothing 
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  14 
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 strategise, research, develop and review production systems 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 
Optimising the use of resources to improve on work processes in clothing manufacturing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Research and produce a detailed strategic plan in order to make effective decisions and optimise available resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Present a report that demonstrates understanding and benefits of different production processes and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Demonstrate effective presentation techniques using appropriate medium to decision makers on applied research in order to enhance standards and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All presentations will display practical steps and methodology with practical evidence of application. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Evaluating production processes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Research and produce a detailed strategic plan in order to make effective decisions and optimise available resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Present a report that demonstrates understanding and benefits of different production processes and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Demonstrate effective presentation techniques using appropriate medium to decision makers on applied research in order to enhance standards and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All presentations will display practical steps and methodology with practical evidence of application. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Analysing and recommending methods of cost management. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Research and produce a detailed strategic plan in order to make effective decisions and optimise available resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Present a report that demonstrates understanding and benefits of different production processes and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Demonstrate effective presentation techniques using appropriate medium to decision makers on applied research in order to enhance standards and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All presentations will display practical steps and methodology with practical evidence of application. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Researching, comparing and optimising production systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Research and produce a detailed strategic plan in order to make effective decisions and optimise available resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Present a report that demonstrates understanding and benefits of different production processes and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Demonstrate effective presentation techniques using appropriate medium to decision makers on applied research in order to enhance standards and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All presentations will display practical steps and methodology with practical evidence of application. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Enhance and managing the development of methods and standards. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Research and produce a detailed strategic plan in order to make effective decisions and optimise available resources. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Present a report that demonstrates understanding and benefits of different production processes and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Demonstrate effective presentation techniques using appropriate medium to decision makers on applied research in order to enhance standards and systems. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. All presentations will display practical steps and methodology with practical evidence of application. 


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:
  • New technology in order to review and update standards systems and methods.
  • Research techniques in order to achieve optimal utilisation of production systems, processes and resources.
  • Strategic planning techniques and processes in order to determine future needs in the production environment.
  • Best practises and benchmarks in order to ensure global competitiveness. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and analyse problems in order to take corrective actions and to effect improvements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to improve productivity by using good leadership, interpersonal skills and effective communication. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities in order to optimise available resources to realise company objectives. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and organise information to facilitate effective decision making and strategising. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in writing or verbally to pass on information that is clear and concise using the most appropriate medium for effective decision making. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology and demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems to compare production systems to ensure global competitiveness. 

    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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