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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Finish and dress footwear 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243689  Finish and dress footwear 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather 
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 2  NQF Level 02  36 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 specifically for learners in the Footwear Manufacturing formal sector working in, or who wish to work in the Finishing or Shoe Room Departments of a footwear factory. Learners assessed as competent against this standard will be capable of:
  • Identifying all necessary operations that are necessary in finishing and dressing processes to complete selected footwear.
  • Identify and select machinery, equipment and consumables used in the finishing and dressing operations.
  • Prepare consumables, machinery and equipment for finishing and dressing processes.
  • Perform hand, basic machine and specialised machine operations in the finishing or dressing processes. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners are required to demonstrate fundamental competencies, specified below, at ABET Level 4 or NQF 1. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This Unit Standard is applicable to manufacturing processes within the Footwear industry.

    Finishing and shoe room processes relating to different footwear construction types may include, but are not limited to:
  • Inspection.
  • Cleaning.
  • Repairing.
  • Socking.
  • Wrinkle chasing.
  • Dressing.
  • Sole embossing.
  • Quarter reforming.
  • Examining.
  • Labelling.
  • Boxing.

    The standard covers the manufacturing operations relating to the finishing and dressing of uppers and bottoms of footwear, but is not limited to:
  • Specific material and component combinations within construction categories.
  • Specific consumables.
  • Specific operation sequences.
  • specific production processes. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify all the operations that are necessary in Finishing and Dressing processes to complete the selected footwear. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The type of upper and bottom materials and aesthetic requirements of a specific job are described in terms of customer requirements and standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All Finishing and Dressing operations required to complete a selected style according to job specifications are listed and described in terms of standard operating procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and select machinery, equipment and consumables used in the finishing and dressing operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Consumables used in finishing and dressing processes for the job are identified and their purpose described in terms of relevant work ticket specification requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Machinery and equipment used for finishing and dressing processes is identified and their purpose described in terms of machinery manufacturer and work ticket specification. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare consumables, machinery and equipment for finishing and dressing processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Consumables are prepared for finishing and dressing operations as required for production processes according to standard operating procedures In the work place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Selected machinery and equipment for finishing and dressing processes is set up in accordance with manufacturers specifications and standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Ancillary tools and equipment are prepared for finishing and dressing processes as required in terms of job specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Perform hand, basic machine and specialised machine operations in the finishing or dressing processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hand and machine operations in the finishing and dressing processes are selected and performed, in compliance with the requirements of the work ticket. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Conformance of performed operations to standard operating procedures and quality standards is verified in terms of customer specification requirements. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Learning programmes that will enable the achievement of this unit standard will be accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the ETQA.
  • Assessors who assess the competency of learners against this standard must be qualified and registered with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderators qualified and registered with the appropriate ETQA must conduct moderation.
  • All external moderation will be conducted at the discretion of the relative ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Learners will engage with the following knowledge components:
  • The names, functions and parts of various machines and equipment used in finishing processes.
  • Material, machinery and equipment specifications.
  • The selection of materials, components, consumables and grindery to conform with the requirements of the work ticket.
  • The setting up and adjusting of machines and equipment.
  • Machine and equipment maintenance requirements including routine maintenance checks.
  • Quality requirements.
  • The purposes and uses of the consumables used in finishing and dressing processes.
  • Techniques to finish and dress footwear by hand or machine and when to use a particular technique.
  • Work instructions and standard operating procedure applicable to finishing and dressing processes.
  • Relevant health, safety and environmental policies and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to finishing and dressing processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to achieve output and quality targets. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise, analyse and evaluate information relating to materials, machinery and construction types.
  • Organise the activities of oneself relative to others in a working environment in order to meet production targets and output deadlines. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when identifying materials and equipment to be used in finishing and dressing processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to apply correct finishing and dressing techniques. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world of work as part of related systems in the finishing and dressing of footwear. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

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

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  58227   National Certificate: Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather Manufacturing Processes  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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. 1 Classie Africa 
    2. A Z COMMUNITY SERVICES 
    3. ACADEMY OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    4. African Apex Apparel (Pty) Ltd 
    5. AMOS / KGAPHAMADI COMMUNITY ORGANISATION 
    6. ARANDA LEARNERSHIP COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    7. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Associated Spinners Pty Ltd 
    9. ASSURED VOCATIONAL SKILLS INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    10. Bader Sa Proprietary Limited 
    11. Bright Idea Projects 179 cc 
    12. CAPE TOWN WORKBASED LEARNING ACADEMY 
    13. Crossley Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    14. DANO TEXTILE INDUSTRIES1 
    15. Deneb Investments Ltd 
    16. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
    17. Durban Overall PTY LTD 
    18. EKURHULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE PTY LTD 
    19. FUTURE DISCOVERY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    20. GLICAM TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    21. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    22. HELPERS FOR LIFE NPC 
    23. HERMANUS CLOTHING MANUFACTURING PTY LTD 
    24. Impela Trading cc 
    25. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
    26. INTUTHUKO YESIZWE COMMUNITY ORGANISATION NPO 
    27. INYAPA VHUSIKU CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    28. ITHEMBA LOMPHAKATHI COMMUNITY ORGANISATION 
    29. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    31. LERIBE TRAINING SOLUTIONS 
    32. MALITINNE PTY LTD 
    33. MASTER PATTERNS BY RONA 
    34. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
    35. Mnambithi TVET College 
    36. NDIMASE TRADING 
    37. NDIPHA FASHION DESIGNS 
    38. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    39. PERENNIAL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    40. PINUS TECH TECHNOLOGIES TRADING AND PROJECTS 
    41. POLOKWANE SCHOOL OF FASHION AND DESIGN 
    42. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
    43. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    44. SALABEDLA CONTRACTING AND TRADING PTY LTD 
    45. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    46. SINOVUYOLETHU TRADING PTY LTD 
    47. SOUTH AFRICAN FASHION DESIGNER AGENCY CC 
    48. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
    49. THANDEKA VOCATIOL EDUCATION TRUST PTY LTD 
    50. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    51. THE FINISHING COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    52. THUBELIHLE GRADUATE INSTITUTE 
    53. Thuto Skills Development 
    54. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
    55. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
    56. TRADE CALL INVESTMENTS PTY LTD 
    57. TRUE REFLECTIONS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    58. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
    59. Tshwane North College 
    60. UMBUSO TRAINING SERVICES 
    61. VCK TRAINING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    62. VEB CELE & ASSOCIATES PTY LTD 
    63. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
    64. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    65. ZA GEAR 



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