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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Compare specifications to products and record and report on defects 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10912  Compare specifications to products and record and report on defects 
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 2  NQF Level 02  11 
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 2 National Certificate in Clothing Processes. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to compare specifications to products and record and report on defects 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 an ABET Level 4 qualification and will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Learners will also communicate verbally and in writing at ABET Level 4. 

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 
Selecting measuring tools for the appropriate measurement requirements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Measure and check garments according to an agreed procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Select and correct tools. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Select appropriate specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Identify faults. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Record results of examination. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Explain requirements of internal and external customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Explain the importance of quality as it relates to a particular job. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Explain the reasons for decisions relating to quality. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Explain the importance and relevance of costs of repairs. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Identifying, selecting and using applicable product specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Measure and check garments according to an agreed procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Select and correct tools. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Select appropriate specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Identify faults. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Record results of examination. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Explain requirements of internal and external customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Explain the importance of quality as it relates to a particular job. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Explain the reasons for decisions relating to quality. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Explain the importance and relevance of costs of repairs. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Selecting and using a reporting mechanism. 
OUTCOME NOTES 
Selecting and using a reporting mechanism including frequencies and people to communicate quality issues. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Measure and check garments according to an agreed procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Select and correct tools. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Select appropriate specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Identify faults. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Record results of examination. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Explain requirements of internal and external customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Explain the importance of quality as it relates to a particular job. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Explain the reasons for decisions relating to quality. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Explain the importance and relevance of costs of repairs. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Inspecting clothing products against specifications to pass, evaluate or discuss. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Measure and check garments according to an agreed procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Select and correct tools. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Select appropriate specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Identify faults. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Record results of examination. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Explain requirements of internal and external customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Explain the importance of quality as it relates to a particular job. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Explain the reasons for decisions relating to quality. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Explain the importance and relevance of costs of repairs. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Analysing the results of a quality inspection and recording the relevant details. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Measure and check garments according to an agreed procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Select and correct tools. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Select appropriate specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Identify faults. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. Record results of examination. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6. Explain requirements of internal and external customers. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7. Explain the importance of quality as it relates to a particular job. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8. Explain the reasons for decisions relating to quality. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9. Explain the importance and relevance of costs of repairs. 


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:
  • Cost of repairs.
  • Basic materials technology.
  • Internal and external customer requirements.
  • Basic manufacturing and product technology.
  • Types and applications of measuring tools.
  • The value and importance of quality standards.
  • Basic recording and reporting systems.
  • Basic inspection methods and techniques. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to quality. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with stakeholders to report on and solve problems, handle people and work with colleagues to aid the quality in a particular environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities in the workplace including equipment and targets. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and organise information to be able to compare data. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, asking questions, understanding instructions, reporting, reading and presenting reports. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to apply measurement principles. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the environment including internal and external customer requirements and the cost implications. 

    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  21870   National Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  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. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    2. Boland College Head Office 
    3. Coricraft Group PTY (Ltd) 
    4. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    5. House of Monatic (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Junit Manufacturers Cc 
    7. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    8. MPACT 
    9. Prestige Clothing (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    11. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    12. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 



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