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

Cut components parts 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243695  Cut components parts 
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 forms part of the qualification. It is specifically for learners in the Footwear and General Goods Manufacturing formal sector working in, or who wish to work in the Cutting department of a relevant factory. Learners assessed as competent against this standard will be capable of:
  • Identifying the operations required to produce cut product component parts.
  • Identifying and selecting machinery, equipment and materials to produce cut product components.
  • Preparing materials, consumables, machinery and equipment for producing cut parts.
  • Producing selected component parts by performing hand and machine operations. 

  • 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 and General Goods sectors. Operations may include, but are not limited to:
  • Leather cutting by hand or machine.
  • Synthetic upper material cutting.
  • Textile material cutting.
  • Board cutting.
  • Cutting of reinforcements.

    The standard covers the component parts for, but is not limited to, the following basic products:
  • Leather and synthetic footwear of differing types.
  • Handbags, carrier bags.
  • Belts.
  • Hats.
  • Luggage.
  • Wallets and purses.
  • Satchels.
  • Upholstery. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify the operations required to produce cut product component parts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The component parts of a selected style are identified and listed in terms of the design specification requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    All relevant operations for producing the listed component parts are identified and described in terms of standard operating procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and select machinery, equipment and materials to produce cut product components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Machinery and equipment used to produce cut component parts as specified, is listed and described according to machinery manufacturers specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Materials used to produce cut component parts as specified, are listed and described in terms of manufacturers specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare materials, consumables, machinery and equipment for producing cut product components. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Specified consumables are prepared as required for component part production processes in the work place. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specified materials for production processes on selected machinery are prepared according to job specifications and standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Selected machinery for producing specific components is set up in accordance with manufacturers specifications and standard operating procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Ancillary tools and equipment are prepared for production processes as required in terms of job specifications in the workplace. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Produce component parts for a selected product by performing hand and machine operations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Hand and machine operations to produce component parts from provided materials 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. 


    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 relevant 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 operations to produce component parts of specified items.
  • Material, machinery and equipment specifications.
  • The selection of materials, components, consumables and grindery to satisfy the requirements of the work ticket.
  • The setting up and adjusting of machines and equipment.
  • Machine and equipment maintenance requirements including routine maintenance checks.
  • The principles of cutting as related to leather or synthetic materials.
  • The stretch and other characteristics of specified materials.
  • Material defects.
  • Quality requirements.
  • Techniques used to cut parts by hand or machine.
  • The purposes and uses of consumables used in cutting processes.
  • Work instructions and standard operating procedures applicable to cutting 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 the production of upper component parts. 

    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 output deadlines. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively when identifying materials and equipment to be used and materials to be cut. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to calculate and issue material quantities and measure usage. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world of work as part of related systems in component part production. 

    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. AFRICAN MULTISKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING 
    6. AMOS / KGAPHAMADI COMMUNITY ORGANISATION 
    7. ARANDA LEARNERSHIP COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    8. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Associated Spinners Pty Ltd 
    10. ASSURED VOCATIONAL SKILLS INSTITUTE PTY LTD 
    11. Bader Sa Proprietary Limited 
    12. Bright Idea Projects 179 cc 
    13. CAPE TOWN WORKBASED LEARNING ACADEMY 
    14. Crossley Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    15. DANO TEXTILE INDUSTRIES1 
    16. Deneb Investments Ltd 
    17. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
    18. Durban Overall PTY LTD 
    19. EKURHULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE PTY LTD 
    20. FUTURE DISCOVERY TRAINING ACADEMY 
    21. GLICAM TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    22. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    23. HELPERS FOR LIFE NPC 
    24. HERMANUS CLOTHING MANUFACTURING PTY LTD 
    25. Impela Trading cc 
    26. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
    27. INTUTHUKO YESIZWE COMMUNITY ORGANISATION NPO 
    28. INYAPA VHUSIKU CONSULTING PTY LTD 
    29. ITHEMBA LOMPHAKATHI COMMUNITY ORGANISATION 
    30. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    32. LERIBE TRAINING SOLUTIONS 
    33. MALITINNE PTY LTD 
    34. MASTER PATTERNS BY RONA 
    35. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
    36. Mnambithi TVET College 
    37. NDIMASE TRADING 
    38. NDIPHA FASHION DESIGNS 
    39. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    40. PERENNIAL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    41. PHD PROJECTS SA PTY LTD 
    42. PINUS TECH TECHNOLOGIES TRADING AND PROJECTS 
    43. POLOKWANE SCHOOL OF FASHION AND DESIGN 
    44. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
    45. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    46. SALABEDLA CONTRACTING AND TRADING PTY LTD 
    47. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    48. SINOVUYOLETHU TRADING PTY LTD 
    49. SOUTH AFRICAN FASHION DESIGNER AGENCY CC 
    50. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
    51. THANDEKA VOCATIOL EDUCATION TRUST PTY LTD 
    52. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    53. THE FINISHING COLLEGE PTY LTD 
    54. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    55. THUBELIHLE GRADUATE INSTITUTE 
    56. Thuto Skills Development 
    57. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
    58. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
    59. TRADE CALL INVESTMENTS PTY LTD 
    60. TRUE REFLECTIONS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    61. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
    62. Tshwane North College 
    63. UMBUSO TRAINING SERVICES 
    64. VCK TRAINING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    65. VEB CELE & ASSOCIATES PTY LTD 
    66. VELA VEZI 
    67. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
    68. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
    69. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    70. ZA GEAR 



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