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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Process, plan and implement special finishing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10923  Process, plan and implement special finishing 
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 4  NQF Level 04  35 
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 elective category of the NQF Level 4 National Certificate in Clothing Technology. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to implement specific customer requirements relating to the finishing process and processing of special finishes in clothing. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners will have attained the NQF Level 2 National Certificate in Clothing processes. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Finishing processes include industrial washing machines, drying / spinning machines, ovens and cleaning machines.
Tools include clippers and tweezers.
This standard will include special finishing processes for garments for use in the following:
  • Formal outerwear.
  • Casual outerwear.
  • Leisurewear.
  • Intimate / sleepwear.
  • Swimwear / actionwear.
  • Knitwear.
  • Hosiery.
  • Workwear.
  • Linen.
    Fabric types will include:
  • Wovens.
  • Non-wovens.
  • Warp knits.
  • Weft knits.
  • Knitwear.
  • Lace.
  • Elastics.
    Fabrics include filament or spun yarns at a variety of weights, finishes and structures. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Implementing procedures and policies according to customer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Check physically whether policies and procedures were implemented according to customer and company requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the ability to explain a knowledge of the different chemicals, materials, equipment and processes according to customer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Demonstrate the ability to use completed garments and apply three special finishes. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Processing special finishing techniques including Scotch Guarding, wrinkle resistance, stone washing 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Check physically whether policies and procedures were implemented according to customer and company requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the ability to explain a knowledge of the different chemicals, materials, equipment and processes according to customer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Demonstrate the ability to use completed garments and apply three special finishes. 


    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:
  • Procedures and policies relating to customers.
  • Different finishing techniques, materials and methods. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems ensuring that when finishing, that problems are identified early in the process to alleviate wastage. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with people to receive and pass on instructions and reading specifications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology, selecting most appropriate equipment and machinery to fit the purpose of the process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems visualising the garment and its relationship to the finishing process. 

    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
    Elective  21871   National Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Technology  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  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. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 



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