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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Coordinate work group to produce product 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
335895  Coordinate work group to produce product 
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 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
9904  Coordinate work group to produce product  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5   

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners credited with this Unit Standard will know about planning a production process to produce a product. The learner will be able to allocate tasks to team members based on their experience and ability, adhere to company policies, procedures and regulations and generally coordinate work group performance. The learner will have a comprehensive understanding of the entire process and manage their team(s) in maintaining quality of the product.

Learners credited with this standard will be able to:
  • Plan a production process.
  • Allocate tasks to team members according to competencies to produce a product.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and adherence to company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Co-ordinate work group performance during a production process.
  • Collect information and give feedback to the work group on the production process. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Components. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The automotive components environment includes both the manufacturing and assembly departments or sections.
  • This Unit Standard is not restricted to the automotive environment. It can be used in any component assembly or manufacturing context.
  • 'Production process' includes both manufacturing and assembly. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan a production process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Production schedules are interpreted and read in relation to the Master Production Schedule. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The requirements to produce a product are identified taking cognisance of the production phases. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Phases include input, production and output.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Potential constraints in the system are identified and managed to maintain efficiency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Appropriate and adequate resources to produce a product are Identified and arranged to avoid delays. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Resources include raw materials, support systems.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Risks and responsibilities are identified and communicated to a work group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The work activities and work flow are planned and communicated to a work group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Specific, measurable and achievable goals are set and monitored to maintain quality. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Allocate tasks to team members according to competencies to produce a product. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Members are identified and specific tasks and responsibilities are allocated to them. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The workflow process is explained and planned goals are communicated to the work group. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The importance of preparing the work group for the planned process is explained to ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities in relation to the expected production. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Communication channels and requirements are explained to ensure that the relevant persons within the line of authority are informed of existing or potential process-related problems. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Problems are identified and strategies to solve them are discussed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate understanding of and adherence to company policies, procedures and regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant company procedures and policies are clarified to ensure compliance to SHE legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    SHE risks and responsibilities are discussed in terms of the employer and the employees. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The SHE protection procedures are applied to minimize the risks. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Co-ordinate work group performance during a production process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Process deviations and adjustments are identified in terms of where they can occur and the personnel that could be involved. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information is collected and interpreted to make adjustments relevant to the production process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The adjustments made are verified to ensure that the product is produced correctly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Collect information and give feedback to the work group on the production process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant documentation is collected from work group and other sources to obtain a deeper knowledge of the production process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Control functions are performed to ensure correct procedures and policies were followed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The production process is checked against planned process to ensure that customer deadlines are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A report is prepared and submitted to relevant personnel. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and Moderation of Assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the ETQA policies and guidelines for Assessment and Moderation.
  • Moderation must include both Internal and External moderation of assessments at exit points of the Qualification, unless ETQA policies specify otherwise. Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described both in individual Unit Standards as well as the integrated competence described in the Qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties:
  • Production process, flow and bottlenecks.
  • Production schedules.
  • Team skill levels.
  • Process skills requirements.

    Purpose of:
  • Goal setting.

    Processes, events, causes and effects, implications:
  • Implications of poor team work on production.

    Procedures and techniques:
  • Coaching techniques.
  • Goal setting.
  • Feedback and communication techniques.

    Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
  • Relevant safety and health regulations.
  • Certification and licensing requirements.
  • Relevant company policies and procedures.

    Theory: Rules, principles, laws:
  • Scheduling.

    Relationships, systems:
  • Relationship between teamwork and achievement of production schedules. 

  • 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 which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when:
  • Identify and solve problems related to the work of the team in the process.
  • Identify and correct work practices which impact on production flow. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation, community to:
  • Set team goals and monitor team performance. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsively and effectively to:
  • Plan team activities.
  • Maintain a consistent approach to achieve efficient production.
  • Plan a production process to produce an product.
  • Allocate tasks to team members according to competencies to produce a product.
  • Understand and adhere to company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Co-ordinate work group performance during a production process.
  • Collect information and give feedback to the work group on the production process. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information to:
  • Collect and analyse information on team performance to identify performance problems where coaching/training is required. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and / or written presentation to:
  • Conduct regular team meetings where team members actively participate.
  • Regularly report on activities to team members and appropriate personnel. 

  • 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 
    This Unit Standard replaces Unit Standard 9904, "Coordinate work group to produce product", Level 5, 8 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  71969   National Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  MERSETA 


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