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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Monitor the use of raw materials, chemicals and lubricants when maintaining machines and equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116325  Monitor the use of raw materials, chemicals and lubricants when maintaining machines and equipment 
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 4  NQF Level 04 
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 
This standard is in the core category of the NQF Level 4 National Certificate in CTFL Mechanician Processes. Learners who are assessed competent with this unit standard are able to determine material requirements, quantities, times and supply as well as identify and describe control procedures for monitoring materials used when maintaining machines and equipment. Learners will also be able to monitor the usage of raw materials, chemicals and lubricants. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners will have attained the National Certificate in CTFL Mechanician Processes at NQF Level 3 or equivalent qualification. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Materials will include those that are input materials and excludes those out of direct control, such as water, steam, air and electricity.

Materials will include but will not be limited to:
  • Oils.
  • Greases.
  • Lubricants.
  • Cleaning solvents. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Determining material requirements, quantities, times and supply. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate requisitions for material requirements are compiled in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Material requirements are identified and calculated according to company specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Material requirements are recorded and ordered by type, grade, quantity and timeframes according to company requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Flammable, corrosive and other dangerous or corrosive chemicals and products are stored safely according to safe storing regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Materials, chemicals and lubricants are supplied to various points in maintenance sections applying safety regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Allowances for wastage are calculated for all situations and materials are documented according to laid down policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identifying and describing control procedures for monitoring materials used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Procedures for controlling the use of materials are identified and described in terms of industry regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Procedures and processes for monitoring material are communicated to relevant parties according to company policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Non-compliance with standards is identified, recorded and remedial action is undertaken to prevent re-occurrences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Procedures for ensuring compliance with standards are explained in terms of industry practice and legislated requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Monitoring usage of raw materials, chemicals and lubricants. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Monitoring and inspection methods are described in terms of suitability at various maintenance levels. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Control documents are prepared and completed to monitor correct and efficient usage of materials. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Data and results of monitoring are analysed and interpreted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The effects of non-compliance with usage standards are described in terms of its impact. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies in the FET band or the relevant ETQA will accredit providers against this standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Various types of materials, chemicals and lubricants used in the maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • The importance of abiding by set standards of usage.
  • Characteristics of materials, chemicals and lubricants used in maintenance. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems where over use of materials is found. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise, analyse and evaluate information, interpreting data and ensuring records are accurately kept. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively verbally or in writing where usage figures are non-conforming. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where the characteristics and application of lubricants, raw materials and chemicals is clearly understood. 

    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  48964   Further Education and Training Certificate: Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather (CTFL) Mechanician Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  FPMSETA 
    Core  65650   Further Education and Training Certificate: Sewing Machine Mechanics  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  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. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
    2. Cape Peninsula University of Technology 
    3. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    4. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    5. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.