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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Laminate tipping material 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117747  Laminate tipping material 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Secondary Agriculture: Processing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation Secondary Agriculture 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
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 
A learner who has achieved this unit standard will be competent in:
  • Laminating tipping material to the required quality standards and at the lowest cost to ensure availability for cigarette production. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    To enter a learning programme for this unit standard or to be assessed against this unit standard, the learner is assumed to have:
  • Literacy and numeracy at NQF level 1
  • Knowledge of the application of quality control on cigarettes
  • Introduction to the Tobacco Processing Industry 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The learner is expected to perform the specific outcomes as reflected in this unit standard with minimal supervision, but with access to work-site procedures and operating instructions.

    The scope of this unit standard deals with the laminating of cigarette tipping material for specific cigarette manufacturing requirements. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare to laminate tipping material. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Cleaning applicable machine components according to work site procedures
  • Inspecting condition of equipment according to work site procedures
  • Determining tipping material specifications according to specified maker demands
  • Identifying and checking delivered raw materials according to quality standards and cigarette specifications
  • Applying raw materials to laminating machine according to operating procedures
  • Confirming raw materials quantity according to shift schedule requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    See Unit Standard Notes for Assessment Criteria. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Laminate tipping material. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Starting the machine according to operating procedures
  • Monitoring the production process according to operating procedures
  • Rectifying deviations according to operating procedures
  • Replenishing raw materials according to operating procedures
  • Reporting deviations according to operating procedures
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of equipment during production according to work site procedures 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    See Unit Standard Notes for Assessment Criteria. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Confirm product quality. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Monitoring the product against quality standards and taking appropriate action according to work site procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    See Unit Standard Notes for Assessment Criteria. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Complete laminating process. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
  • Stopping the machine according to work-site procedures
  • Informing affected parties according to work-site procedures
  • Restoring work area according to work site procedure 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    See Unit Standard Notes for Assessment Criteria. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard may apply to an assessor accredited by SETASA.
  • Any training provider offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be registered and accredited by SETASA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be done by SETASA in its ETQA capacity at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Knowledge of control systems and settings on the laminating machine
  • Knowledge of rectifying quality deviations
  • Knowledge of the application of safety measures and associated risks relating to the laminating process 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when preparing for, applying materials and operating the laminating machine. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team when confirming raw materials quantity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organizing and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when cleaning applicable machine components. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion when reporting deviations. 

    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 
    Assessment Criteria:

    Assessors will observe, confirm and evaluate evidence that will indicate that learners have demonstrated competence in each of the specific outcomes. In this unit standard the following specific criteria should be used:

    Consequences are explained in the event of not:
  • Cleaning applicable machine components
  • Determining tipping material specifications
  • Identifying and checking delivered raw materials against quality standards and cigarette specifications
  • Monitoring the production process
  • Rectifying deviations
  • Reporting deviations during the process
  • Restoring work area
  • Replenishing raw materials
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of equipment during production

    The purpose of the following are explained:
  • Inspecting condition of equipment
  • Monitoring the product against quality standards and taking appropriate action
  • Confirming raw materials quantity
  • Informing affected parties when laminating is completed


    Values:

    All learners should demonstrate:
  • An application of company ethics, values as well as general safety and customer care principles
  • An awareness of expectations and obligations of basic worker/management relationships 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  49139   National Certificate: Cigarette Production  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48637   National Certificate: Tobacco Production  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 


    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.
     
    NONE 



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