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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Operate machine to form inner boxes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117237  Operate machine to form inner boxes 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Wood Products 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Forestry and Wood Technology 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 unit standard is for people who can form inner boxes by operating a machine, whilst adhering to other agreed standards pertaining to performance, safety, quality, and the environment.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
  • Conduct pre start checks on machine
  • Change and thread the reel
  • Inspect inner boxes
  • Clean the machine 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    A Learner who wishes to enter a learning programme for this Unit Standard must be able to demonstrate:
  • Competency in communication and numerical skills equivalent to that of a person who has qualified in these subjects at an ABET level 4;
  • An understanding of the basic activities of the match manufacturing production process in their workplace;
  • Knowledge and skills in the relevant workplace procedures, health and safety measures equivalent to NQF level 1 requirements. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The scope of the Unit Standard covers:
  • The whole environment that can be described as match manufacturing.
  • All the personnel involved in all activities of match manufacturing.
  • All the material that is handled and processed in this work area of match manufacturing.
  • All the company's work procedures and safety regulations relating to this work area of match manufacturing.
  • All the relevant OSHACT stipulations, which have bearing on, match manufacturing and all other activities in this work area.

    The context of the Unit Standard relates to the training of a Learner at NQF level 2 in the activity of match manufacturing.

    The level assigned to this Unit Standard, i.e. Level 2, is appropriate because it entails the training of a novice in match manufacturing is a progression of the skills acquired from Levels 2 to 4. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Conduct pre start checks on machine. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The top Perspex guard is opened as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The glue pot components are checked to ensure they are cleaned, greased and assembled as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The folding guides are checked to ensure they are cleaned, greased and fastened as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The extractor fans are switched on as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The top Perspex guard cover is closed as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The machine is switched on as per work instructions. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Change and thread the reel. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Empty reel cores are removed and new reel fitted as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The reel is clamped with clamping cones. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The reel is checked to ensure that it is straight as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The reel is lifted by using the lifting device, which positions the reel as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reel information is recorded on Process Control Sheet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The board with the colour on the outside is threaded under and over the tension roller. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The board with the colour on the inside is threaded under and over the idler roller before it is threaded under and over the tension roller. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Creasing rollers are opened and board is fed through tensioner whilst ensuring that the coloured side of the board is facing downwards when it enters the machine as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
    Skillet guide is checked to ensure that it is lifted so that the board can go through as per work instruction. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Inspect inner boxes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Quality checks are conducted on formed inner boxes as per work instructions and recorded on Process Control Sheet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The inner boxes are checked for excessive glue. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The inner boxes are checked for splits and or folds as per quality specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Clean the machine. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The machine is switched off as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The top Perspex guard is opened as per work instructions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The glue pot components are removed and washed, greased and assembled as per work instructions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The cup chain is cleaned as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The folder guides and side folders are removed, cleaned and assembled as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The pressure wheel is cleaned as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The waste boxes are emptied into the waste bin as per work instructions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    The machine is blown free of dust and work area is cleaned as per work instructions 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    An individual who wishes to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to, or inform, his immediate superior in the relevant workplace, to request management to arrange for his/ her assessment by the relevant assessor accredited for this purpose by the ETQA of the FIETA. Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurer (FIETA ETQA) through formative and summative assessment by a registered Assessor. Assessment should be contextual and be conducted in the workplace as far as possible.

    The relevant NSB and SGB should be notified of any feedback related to this qualification.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA
  • Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable
  • The FIETA ETQA will co-ordinate all moderation activities in accordance with their policies and procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    A demonstrated understanding of:

    Match manufacturing principles and practical application in the match manufacturing environment, in addition with knowledge of Safety/Environmental/Health issues.
  • ISO Quality Awareness
  • Health and Safety (Section 14)
  • S.A.B.S. ISO 9002 QUALITY SYSTEM (Work instruction)
  • Production process (Customer-Supplier relationship) 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems, using critical and creative thinking in the match manufacturing area. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively in a team, group, organisation or community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, clean, store and deliver tools and instruments utilized in his/her work area in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Listen, understand instructions and verbally report in an effective manner to his/ her superior.
  • Communicate effectively with a team. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology for the benefit of the environment and others. 

    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 
    Values

    The use of tasks and materials in the learning event plan should not discriminate against learners on any grounds prescribed in the Bill of Rights and Employment Equity Act and should promote the orientations outlined in the critical cross-field outcomes. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  49082   GETC: Wood Products Processing  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  49083   National Certificate: Wood Products Processing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  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. Amagema Development Consultants cc 
    2. Chep Sa Pty Ltd 
    3. CRK Designs (Pty) Ltd 
    4. ENB Training Service(PTY)Ltd 
    5. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    6. Imara Umbono Incorporated (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Imbewu Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Lembede Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Longata Consultant 
    10. Mavco Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Media Works 
    12. MGS Gcaba Contracting & Trading cc 
    13. Mwanga Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    14. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    15. Nikwe Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Nteko Investments 
    17. Phetho Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Prispiri (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Valotech 274 (Pty) Ltd 
    21. VEB CELE & Associates (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.