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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Implement quality systems for footwear manufacturing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11366  Implement quality systems for footwear manufacturing 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Footwear Manufacturing 
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  10 
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 4 National Certificate in Footwear technology. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to implement quality systems in footwear processes through correcting quality issues, auditing processes and products as well as reporting on quality trends. 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 2 National Certificate in Footwear processes. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The standard applies to all processes within clicking, closing, making, bottoms, finishing and dressing, and pattern cutting and design. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Implementing quality systems to conform to specifications and operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Suggestions are made to improve and implement the application of a quality system in accordance with standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Quality systems are implemented in a footwear plant in compliance with national and international standards bodies systems. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Correcting quality issues to avoid re-occurrence. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The ability to correct quality problems is demonstrated through self or others applying standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Any corrective action is implemented in compliance with standard operating procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Auditing processes and products to check effectiveness of action. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Audit plans are produced for a process and product, which must implement a sample as representative, methodology, action taken and scenarios in compliance with national and international quality systems. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Reporting on quality trends to effect improvements. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Sets of statistics are produced including graphs where accuracy, interpretation of trends and occurrences is shown in compliance with standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Reports of tests conducted are produced by internal and external methods explaining all findings and recommendations in compliance with standard operating procedures. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
The relevant Sector Education and Training Authority or Education and Training Quality Assurance Body will carry our accreditation of learning against this standard. Assessment will be conducted by registered assessors. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Footwear manufacturing principles and processes.
  • Local and international quality standards (ISO 9002).
  • Statistical knowledge including percentages.
  • Difference in control and assurance.
  • Procedures to conduct audits.
  • Trend analysis and reporting. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems including fixing standard processes and products. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work with others to get co-operation of audit requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and activities to map out a plan and procedure for audit requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate visually including putting figures into graphs. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to select computer systems to assess situations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the impact of poor quality on economy of company. 

    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  22211   National Certificate: Footwear 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.
     
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