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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Finish and store pressed and ironed items 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12115  Finish and store pressed and ironed items 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hygiene & Cleaning Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a cleaning services or domestic environment. Qualifying learners are able to finish and store pressed and ironed items in a laundry and/or dry cleaning environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The learner has the speaking and listening ability equal to an ABET Level 1 Com 101 standard and/or any other communication skill that will enable him/her to confirm the knowledge and skills required by this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. The scope of this unit standard is for any person who needs to finish and store a variety of pressed and ironed items in a laundry and/or dry cleaning environment. A laundry and/ or dry cleaning environment can include a laundry and/or dry cleaning operation in hospitals, hotels or food preparation facilities.
2. Pressed and ironed items in the context of this unit standard can include but are not limited to linen, variety of clothing items, table cloths, napkins, etc.
3. The level assigned to this unit standard is appropriate because the process is limited in range, very repetitive and familiar, no generation of new ideas are needed and the person has no responsibility for the learning of others.

Range statements that refer to assessment criteria in this unit standard:

1. Assessment criteria marked with * are assessed according to worksite procedures.
2. Quality includes damaged, wrinkled and dirty items.
3. Preparation of items refers to the hanging of clothing items onto hangers or to the folding of non-clothing items according to its size or customers requirements. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Checks items for spots, overall cleanliness and the quality of pressing and ironing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for checking the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Removes items that do not comply with*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the reasons for removing items that do not comply with*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Reports damaged items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Identifies to whom damaged items must be reported 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Folds and/or prepares items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the result of incorrect folding and preparation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Inspects the quality of his/her work according to a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the importance of inspecting his/her work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Identifies and solves problems within his/her scope of work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Explains the reasons for carrying out the correct procedure for the first time according to quality and productivity principles. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Stores the pressed and ironed items in the correct store*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for storing pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Adheres to safety rules during the storing of pressed and ironed items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains what safety rules should be adhered to during storing of items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Explains the result of incorrect storing of pressed and ironed items 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Inspects the quality of his/her work according to a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7.Explains the importance of inspecting his/her work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8.Identifies and solves problems within his/her scope of work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9.Explains the reasons for carrying out the correct procedure for the first time according to quality and productivity principles. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Keep the storage area tidy and secured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Keeps the store clean and tidy*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for keeping storage areas clean and tidy*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Closes and locks the store from unauthorised entrance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the reasons and importance of closing and locking the store*. 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Embedded knowledge is reflected within the assessment criteria of each specific outcome. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identifying and solve problems in which response displays that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items.
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and mange oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively.

Evident in:

Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing,
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively by using mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large by participating as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items.
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing.
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

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  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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