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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Source, prepare and maintain materials, tools and equipment for production of craft product ranges 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115124  Source, prepare and maintain materials, tools and equipment for production of craft product ranges 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Art, Craft & Design 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
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 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to source and prepare materials, and maintain tools and equipment for producing craft products.

This unit standard contributes to the competence of those who want to develop a career path in the Art, Craft and Design sector, and contributes to greater levels of production and quality in this industry.

If learners are competent in this unit standard then the materials, tools and equipment used will then generally improve and increase production quality of craft products. The learner will also be able to improve and maintain tools and equipment used in the production of craft products to increase general productivity.

Learners credited with this unit standard are capable of:
  • Sourcing appropriate materials for production of craft product range.
  • Selecting and caring for appropriate tools and equipment for production of craft product range.
  • Preparing materials for production of craft product range. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is recommended that the learner has completed the NQF level 2 National Certificate in Craft Production or equivalent with competencies in preparing materials, tools and equipment for craft production. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are included in the unit standard where relevant. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Source appropriate materials for production of craft product ranges. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Materials, hand and power tools, and equipment include those relevant to specific craft or field. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Materials appropriate for production of specific craft product range were sourced. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Cost is minimised and quality maximised for production of craft product range when materials were selected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate materials were sourced for production of craft product range. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Effective communication skills were applied for sourcing of appropriate materials. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Communication skills include telephone, fax, oral and written communication.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Environmental sustainability criteria were considered during source of materials. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Select and care for appropriate tools and equipment for production of craft product ranges. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Tools and equipment appropriate for production of craft product range were selected. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Selected tools and equipment were care for and maintained for optimal production of craft product range. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Housekeeping and safety procedures in the context of selecting and caring of tools and equipment for production of craft product range were adhered to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Housekeeping refers to optimising the use of resources, record keeping, hygiene, health and safety.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Environmental sustainability criteria were considered during maintaining of tools and equipment. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Environment refers to national, social, political, legal and economical resources.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare materials for production of craft product ranges. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristics of the materials were taken into account when preparing for specific craft product range production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Choice of method of preparation is appropriate to characteristics of the selected material. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Materials were prepared according to design specifics. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Housekeeping and safety procedures in the context of production of craft product range were adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Environmental sustainability criteria were considered during preparing of materials for craft product range production. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The following embedded knowledge is addressed in an integrated way in the unit standard:
    Qualifying learners understands and can explain:
  • Housekeeping and Safety procedures within the context of production of craft product range.
  • Relevant materials of specific craft production.
  • Relevant production processes of craft production.
  • Relevant principles and procedures of quality assurance measures.
  • Environmental sustainability criteria of relevant craft production. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Enough materials were gathered for production of craft product range.

    Specific outcome:
  • Source appropriate materials for production of a craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Environmental sustainability criteria were considered during source of materials.

    Specific outcome:
  • Source appropriate materials for production of a craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self management.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Selected tools and equipment were care for and maintained for optimal production of craft product ranges.

    Specific outcome:
  • Select and care of appropriate tools and equipment for production of craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Materials appropriate for production of a craft product range were source.

    Specific outcome:
  • Source appropriate materials for production of a craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Effective communication skills were applied for sourcing of appropriate materials.

    Specific outcome:
  • Source appropriate materials for production of a craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Selected tools and equipment were care for and maintained for optimal production of craft product ranges.

    Specific outcome:
  • Select and care of appropriate tools and equipment for production of craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand contextual world systems.

    Assessment Criteria:
  • Environmental sustainability criteria were considered during source of materials.

    Specific outcome:
  • Source appropriate materials for production of a craft product range. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48809   Further Education and Training Certificate: Craft Enterprise  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



    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.