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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintain production efficiencies in industrial rubber manufacturing processes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13201  Maintain production efficiencies in industrial rubber manufacturing processes 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  12 
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 who are involved in maintaining production efficiencies in industrial rubber manufacturing processes require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard.

Qualifying learners can schedule and monitor the realisation of industrial rubber production. They will understand how to plan and prioritise the production process and how this is achieved. This will include identifying problems and taking corrective action.

The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for the National Certificate in Industrial Rubber Manufacturing (Mixing, Extruding, Moulding or Calendaring) (NQF level 5) and related qualifications. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for producing product in an industrial rubber manufacturing skills area.

The credits allocated to this unit standard assume that a learner has already learned to:
  • Operate industrial rubber manufacturing equipment
  • Set rubber production equipment
  • Lead workgroup activities related to material preparation 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The ranges indicated under the specific outcomes determine the scope and level of this unit standard.

    The learner should be able to work autonomously with no supervision and according to worksite and manufacturer specifications and occupational safety, health and environmental legislation.

    Work is generally, but not exclusively, carried out in a team environment.

    This unit standard focuses on the technical aspects of the production process. It is not meant to be a replacement for management or supervisory standards. Issues of work organisation, discipline, grievances, relationships between management and workers are not assessed as part of this standard. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Work safely with due care for self, fellow workers, equipment, materials and the environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Discuss and explain incidents and problems relating to maintaining production efficiencies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify and solve problems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Keep records of changes, compile and process reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Monitor quantity and quality realisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Issue production schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Plan, prioritise and schedule production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 8 
    Ensure correct and available resources and safe production environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 9 
    Plan and prepare for activity. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
  • Planning and preparation includes collecting and studying sales / customer order delivery requirements.
  • The process includes materials, process equipment, tooling, the work group, administration and reporting. 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 10 
    Share and discuss information and resolve issues which impact on quality, output and efficiencies. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Information includes production schedules, customer requirements, production reports, graphs and trends 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Production schedule is developed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Quality product is produced in required quantities. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Production targets are met. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Incidents and accidents are minimised. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Optimal utilisation of resources is maintained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Problems are attended to. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Accurate reports on activities are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators:

    1. Affected parties are informed in a timely manner of production requirements
    2. Applicable health, safety and environmental procedures are adhered to
    3. Change over time meets industry standard
    4. Scrap levels and down time is minimised
    5. Report compilation and processing is done in a timely manner
    6. Appropriate corrective action is taken for presented situations
    7. Solutions to problems work and their effectiveness is reviewed and recorded
    8. Solutions to problems are cost effective and safe
    9. Production targets are met

    Understanding confirmed:

    Responding to 'what if' and 'why' questions related to:
  • The relationship between specifications and test results
  • Maintenance, morale, tooling design, machine capacities, choice of materials and additives 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    My assessment will be governed by the policies and guidelines of the MERSETA Education and Training Quality Assuror who has jurisdiction over this field of learning. My assessor will (at the very least) be accredited and have a technical qualification in this learning area.

    I can be assessed in the language of my choice although if I have to report incidents or conditions to someone else, I will be assessed on my ability to report in the language commonly used in my working environment.

    I will be assessed in the workplace but I can submit documents, projects, test results and assignments that were not produced in the workplace.

    I can be assessed against this unit standard to obtain credits or as part of an integrated assessment for a qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Names & functions of:
  • Sources of information
  • Types of information
  • Types of problems

    Purpose of:
  • Maintaining efficiencies
  • Collecting information before scheduling
  • Informing affected parties
  • Sorting out problems in a timely manner
  • Tests and test results
  • Specifications
  • Records and reports

    Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties:
  • Materials
  • Additives

    Sensory cues:
  • Sensory cues (what I see, hear, smell, feel) utilised to identify incipient problems

    Processes and events, causes and effects, implications:
  • Typical and unusual causes of problems
  • Implications of inefficiencies, poor working practices, lack of controls, lack of information and skills

    Procedures and techniques:
  • Planning, prioritising and scheduling techniques
  • Methods of collecting, analysing, organising, summarising and presenting data
  • Methods of determining and calculating efficiencies
  • Determining faults
  • Quality related procedures

    Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
  • Applicable safety, health and environmental protection legislation
  • Applicable company policies and procedures
  • Quality standards and specifications

    Theory: rules, principles, laws:
  • Formulations (ratios, percentage)
  • Fundamentals of production planning
  • Influence of processing on chemical and physical properties
  • Interrelationship of physical and chemical properties and factors which impact on them

    Relationships, systems:
  • Output, maintenance, properties of finished product and costs 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • In complex environments and systems
  • Based on analysing data sets 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • Maintain focus on achieving production efficiencies
  • Maintain flow of helpful information and feedback
  • Build relationships to improve efficiencies 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • Maintain consistent and regular approach to achieve efficient production, e.g. patrols, regular checks, reporting procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • Determine trends which will lead to inefficiencies
  • Identify incipient problems based on information not from the senses
  • Identify incipient problems based on information from the senses 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • Feedback is appropriate to level of person
  • Coach people to improve their understanding and performance
  • Provide relevant information and feedback to help people make decisions or implement actions 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically:
  • Use a methodical, scientific approach to monitoring information and identifying problems and solutions
  • Interpret sensory and other information in terms of basic physical and chemical properties 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • Develop solutions that will not impact negatively on other aspects of the process, costs or end-user needs
  • Predict the behaviour of complex manufacturing systems
  • Relate my role in maintaining production efficiency to the broader manufacturing process 

  • 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  23260   National Certificate: Industrial Rubber Manufacturing: Mixing OR Extruding OR Moulding OR Calendaring  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


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