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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Store products and improve safety, health and environmental issues in footwear 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
11367  Store products and improve safety, health and environmental issues in footwear 
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 
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 improve on health, safety and environmental issues in footwear processes through storing goods, equipment and tools, demarcating designated working areas, inspecting safety equipment as well as assessing environmental issues. 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 
Storing goods, equipment, tools etc ensuring good housekeeping practices. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Goods, equipment and tools are stored neatly after use applying industry specifications to avoid obstruction. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Storage procedures are met through plant walk about where product expiry dates are recorded in compliance with supplier and enterprise specifications. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Demarcating designated areas to layout in terms of regulations. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Designated working areas within the footwear plant are appropriately demarcated according to laid down safety legislation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Plant demarcation layout and purposes is explained in compliance with national regulations and enterprise standard operating procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Inspecting safety equipment to keep in working condition. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Safety equipment is inspected thoroughly and timeously in accordance with manufacturers specifications and safety legislation to avoid accidents. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Inspection reports, highlight needs and recommendations are produced and recorded where appropriate action is taken regarding cost saving in compliance with standard operating procedures. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Assessing environmental issues to protect self, business and community. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Environmental issues are researched and assessed in conjunction with self, business and community applying standard operating procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. An environmental impact assessment of a plant and surroundings is described in compliance with national municipal regulations and 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:
  • Storage procedures.
  • Different types of safety equipment used in footwear.
  • Factors which could be detrimental to the environment.
  • Safety and reporting documents and certificates.
  • Functions of safety equipment and testing procedures. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems to identify areas for demarcation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work with others to aid inspection and reports to be actioned. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Use information from inspections and scheduling new inspection dates. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate via reports and persuasive techniques to rectify safety problems. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to determine environmental issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where environmental impact is understood. 

    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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    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.