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

Demonstrate an understanding of materials used and produced in CTFL manufacturing processes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
243700  Demonstrate an understanding of materials used and produced in CTFL manufacturing processes 
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  10 
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 will equip learners with the skills, knowledge and values to participate effectively in workplace activities within the CTFL manufacturing industries. This unit standard will provide the learner with the necessary knowledge to understand what materials are used and produced in the CTFL manufacturing process.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:
  • Identifying key/primary raw materials used in manufacturing processes.
  • Identifying the processed (end) product and its uses.
  • Describing the handling and storage of materials. 

  • 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.

    Learners must be able to:
  • Speak, read and write in English.
  • Do basic mathematic calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and the calculation of areas, volumes and quantities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    This standard applies to the Clothing, Textile, Footwear, Leather and General Goods sector.
  • Materials will include, but not be limited to, raw or processed materials and components and products that are processed in the Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather sector.
  • Learners will be required to focus on the materials/products relevant to their particular industrial sector. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify key/primary raw materials used in manufacturing processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Key/primary raw materials are identified for use in the manufacture of company specific processed (end) products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sources of raw materials are identified for use in the manufacture of company specific end products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A range of material identification methods, codes, labels and markings is used in relation to workplace requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Characteristics and properties of company specific raw materials are identified and described in terms of relevant specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify the processed (end) products and their uses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Processed (end) products are identified and described in terms of company specific manufacturing processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The uses of company specific processed (end) products are described in terms of customer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Characteristics and properties of processed (end) products are identified and described in relation to relevant specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe the handling and storage of materials. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Storage methods and facilities for raw and processed materials are identified and described in terms of company policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Care, handling and transporting procedures for raw and processed materials are described in terms of company policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Specific problems and preventive measures are described in relation to material storage and handling. 


    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:
  • Industry terms and terminology.
  • Systems, equipment, regulations and procedures relating to handling, storing and transporting raw and processed materials.
  • Procedures relating to documentation and labelling.
  • Names, properties and characteristics of the material components of the product. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in respect of materials used or produced. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others to ensure the correct care and handling of materials. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise, analyse and evaluate information in respect of codes, labels and markings used to identify materials used and produced in the workplace.
  • Organise the activities of oneself relative to others in the storage of materials. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, using appropriate industry terms and concepts when describing concepts related to the materials used and produced in the industry. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as being made up of a set of related systems when dealing with raw materials or processed (end) products. 

    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
    Core  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. African Apex Apparel (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Associated Spinners Pty Ltd 
    5. Bader Sa Proprietary Limited 
    6. Bright Idea Projects 179 cc 
    7. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
    8. Cel Impilo (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Crossley Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Deneb Investments Ltd 
    11. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
    12. Durban Overall PTY LTD 
    13. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Impela Trading cc 
    15. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
    16. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    17. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    18. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
    19. Mnambithi TVET College 
    20. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    21. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
    22. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
    25. THANDEKA VOCATIOL EDUCATION TRUST PTY LTD 
    26. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    27. Thuto Skills Development 
    28. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
    29. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
    30. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
    31. Tshwane North College 
    32. VCK TRAINING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES PTY LTD 
    33. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
    34. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
    35. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 



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