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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Join component parts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10924  Join component parts 
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  30 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2006-07-04  2007-05-02  SAQA 0160/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-05-02   2011-05-02  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
243684  Join component parts  Level 2  NQF Level 02  36   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This standard is in the elective category of the NQF Level 2 National Certificate in Clothing Processes. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to identify and prepare parts for joining, picking, aligning and sewing parts together, dispose of parts and set sewing machines. 

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 
Timescales and percentages apply to company's manufacturing standard lines and exclude company's involved in fashion clothing where 80% could decrease to 60/70%.
Machines used will include:
  • Flat.
  • Safety.
  • Overlock.
  • Thin needle.
  • Chain stitch.
  • Cover seam.
  • Blind stitch.
  • Button hole.
  • Button sew.
  • Bartalk.
  • Roughing.
  • Elasticating.
  • Lacing.
  • Faggoting.
  • Embroidery machine.
  • Zig zag.
  • Jet machine.
  • Posting machine.
  • Automatics.
  • Quilting.
  • Smocking machine.
  • Mock safety.
  • Flossing.
    Operations will include:
  • Line out (collars, cuffs, tabs etc).
  • Join small panels (down panels, long s / seams, facings and shoulders).
  • Overlock e.g. facings, bottoms, panels etc.
  • Fit pockets (patch).
  • Fit and close collars, cuffs and waist bands.
  • Fit and box zips.
  • Flat, roll and blind hem.
  • Button hole.
  • Sew button.
  • Attach binding.
  • Elasticality.
  • Twin needle (multi needle).
  • Make welts.
  • Attach pocket bags.
  • Bag out / find pocket bags.
  • Bind pocket bags.
  • Loin seat seam.
  • Cover seam.
  • Quilting.
  • Fit and gauge.
  • Smocking.
  • Bind gauntlet.
  • Box gauntlet.
  • Set loops.
  • Make loops.
  • Bundle / pair parts / loading.
  • Marking.
  • Casing.
  • Manual trimming.
  • Cut and fuse.
  • Box s / bands.
  • Attach band to collar.
  • Bulletining.
  • Attach lace (lacing).
  • Attach facings.
  • Attach roller waist bands.
  • Attach shoulder pads.
    This standard will include operations to produce components 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 
    Identifying and preparing parts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to utilise five operation types including four from flat and safety / overlock and one from any specialised machine. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the ability to identify the type of garment relevant to the production environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Conduct operations according to a quality standard determined by the customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Maintain an efficiency level of 80% over four weeks or against an industry standard. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Specify and name operations and machines used to join components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Interviews with referees shows consistency of times used to join a range of garments. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Picking up, aligning and sewing parts together. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to utilise five operation types including four from flat and safety / overlock and one from any specialised machine. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the ability to identify the type of garment relevant to the production environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Conduct operations according to a quality standard determined by the customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Maintain an efficiency level of 80% over four weeks or against an industry standard. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Specify and name operations and machines used to join components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Interviews with referees shows consistency of times used to join a range of garments. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Disposing of completed sewn part or parts and passing on for next operation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to utilise five operation types including four from flat and safety / overlock and one from any specialised machine. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the ability to identify the type of garment relevant to the production environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Conduct operations according to a quality standard determined by the customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Maintain an efficiency level of 80% over four weeks or against an industry standard. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Specify and name operations and machines used to join components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Interviews with referees shows consistency of times used to join a range of garments. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Setting machines for specific operations when sewing parts of a garment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to utilise five operation types including four from flat and safety / overlock and one from any specialised machine. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the ability to identify the type of garment relevant to the production environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Conduct operations according to a quality standard determined by the customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Maintain an efficiency level of 80% over four weeks or against an industry standard. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Specify and name operations and machines used to join components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Interviews with referees shows consistency of times used to join a range of garments. 


    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:
  • All applicable operations used in sewing.
  • Machine types, parts, settings, threading, work aids and attachments.
  • Fabric behaviour including right and wrong side, faults, grain and fusing.
  • Needles, threads and trims.
  • Sizes and sizing.
  • Basic sewing methods.
  • Quality standards applicable to operation.
  • Nicks, ply numbers and shapes of patterns. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to machines used in sewing processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work as a member of a team meeting quality and time standards as they relate to joining components of a garment ensuring that materials required and "extra hands" needed contribute to those standards being met. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise, analyse and evaluate information and take decisions to adjust practices to meet different specifications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing passing on appropriate information and compiling reports to ensure successful completion of processes to join components. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems thereby being able to relate to the pattern making process leading to requirements of cutting and sewing practices and then finishing, as a cycle of processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 243684, which is "Join component parts", Level 2, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  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. Durban Overall PTY LTD 
    5. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    6. House of Monatic (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Junit Manufacturers Cc 
    8. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    9. Prestige Clothing (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    11. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    12. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.