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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Establish customer requirements and sell a garment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123630  Establish customer requirements and sell a garment 
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 1  NQF Level 01 
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 unit standard forms part of the qualification GETC: Manufacturing, Engineering and related activities and is specifically for learners working in the informal sector who are currently operating, or who wish to start, their own garment making business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Researching and establishing customer requirements.
  • Presenting customers with a sample garment or sketch which meets customer requirements.
  • Negotiating a selling price with a customer.
  • Confirming an order with a customer. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners have demonstrated Communication and Numeracy competency at ABET Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Trends in garment types, colours, fabrics and retail selling prices are related to a specific market and basic garment types or home textile that may have no fastening devices such as zips or buttons, but could include Velcro or elastic. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Research and establish customer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Trends in garment types, colours, fabrics and retail selling prices are researched and assessed in terms of local market infrastructure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specific requirements are established by meeting and interviewing customers to confirm their needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate garment is created/established according to trends and customer requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Present customers with appropriate sample garment or sketch. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A sketch of a garment and fabric swatches or a sample garment are presented to a customer for approval, according to requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sketch or sample are submitted for approval by customer in accordance with customer needs. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Negotiate selling price and delivery requirements with customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Selling price is successfully negotiated so that both customer and seller are satisfied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Delivery requirements are successfully negotiated according to customer requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Confirm order with customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant order document is completed and signed to confirm order conditions. 


    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • All moderation of assessments will be conducted at the discretion of the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic research techniques to establish market trends and customer requirements related to garments.
  • Negotiation techniques.
  • Costing principles.
  • Basic knowledge of fabrics, trims and garment components.
  • Customer quality standards and requirements.
  • Basic manufacturing processes.
  • Planning techniques. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems: during negotiations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise, analyse and evaluate information and take decisions: when analysing market trends and customer requirements.
  • Plan own activities: when establishing appointments with customers and having information ready for meetings. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively verbally and in writing: when establishing customer requirements, negotiating selling price and confirming orders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology: when researching trends. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems: when researching market trends. 

    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  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  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. AGB Finance 
    2. Al-fidaa Foundation 
    3. Aldabri 106 (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Apparel Component Manufacturers Pty Ltd 
    5. Aranda Learnership College (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    7. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Babina Tlou Trading and Projects cc 
    10. Beaches Clothing Cc 
    11. Becoz Empire Multi-Choice and Trading Primary Co-operative Limited 
    12. Beier SafetyFootwear 
    13. Boland College Head Office 
    14. Bonenhle Investments 
    15. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Brightness Fashion and Design Academy cc 
    17. BT Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Canada Clothing Contractors Cc 
    19. Cape Town Workbased Learning Academy 
    20. Capricorn FET College - Central Office 
    21. Capricorn TVET College 
    22. CAROLINE'S FASHION ENTERPRISE 
    23. Centre of Excellence for Leather Skills South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Changing Women 
    25. Chippa Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    26. Colibri Towelling (Western Cape) Pty Ltd 
    27. CRG Group (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Dieketseng Training Centre 
    29. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
    30. Dithipe Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Divine Shoes 
    32. Do It Again Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Ebotse Development and Training Centre 
    34. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    35. Egsibit Training and Development 
    36. Ehlanzeni TVET College 
    37. Eldonai School of Fashion (Pty) Ltd 
    38. Elimofo Trading& Projects 
    39. ES Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Esethu Manufacturing, Packaging, Printing & Design (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Ezandleni-Ezethu Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    43. FELD CONSULTING (Pty) Ltd 
    44. Fezile Fashion Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Georgia Clothing CC 
    46. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    47. Green Enviro & Projects (Pty)Ltd 
    48. Gufferty Consulting 
    49. Helizabert Bk T/a Hipo Rock 
    50. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    51. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
    52. I Care Resource Centre 
    53. Ideal Method Trading & Projects 
    54. Ilitha Labantu 
    55. Imbeleko Community Development Projects 
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    57. Impela Trading cc 
    58. Injiya Trading and Projects 
    59. INTERMASIKO CC 
    60. Inyapa Vhusiku Consulting Pty Ltd 
    61. Ithemba Lomphakathi Community Organisation 
    62. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    63. JORDAN AND CO A DIVISION OF BOLTON FOOTWEAR PTY LTD 
    64. JP Design House (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Jumpstart Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    66. Khosi JS Designs (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Khunjulwa Marketing Services 
    68. Khwinana Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    69. KSV Marketing & Business Services (Pty) Ltd 
    70. Kudis Designs and Supply 
    71. KWEM Management Solutions 
    72. La Unique Couture (Pty)Ltd. 
    73. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    74. Letaba TVET College 
    75. LFS DESIGNS 
    76. Lilunzo Creations 
    77. LLSM (Pty) Ltd 
    78. Londisizwe Linguistic & Training Services 
    79. Longata Consultant 
    80. Lucky Neo (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Lukhele Training and Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Lusama Developmental Agency Projects 
    83. Maab Training Management ( Pty) Ltd 
    84. Majuba TVET College 
    85. Makhendama Legacy (Pty) Ltd 
    86. Malkai Devrani Holding (PTY) Ltd 
    87. Mangalisa Group (Pty) Ltd 
    88. MARKET DEMAND TRADING 597 PTY LTD 
    89. Master Patterns by Rona 
    90. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    91. MATHOSIM TRIMMING AND UPHOLSTERY 
    92. Melenial Media (Pty) Ltd 
    93. MFISA 
    94. MICROMATICA 384 (PTY) LTD 
    95. MMBG Trading & Consulting 
    96. Mnambithi TVET College 
    97. Molebogeng Resource Centre 
    98. Morongwa Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
    99. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    100. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
    101. National Workplace 
    102. Nchuncheko Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    103. NDIMASE TRADING 
    104. Ndlamlense Primary Co-operative Limited 
    105. NELLY-SGUEEJE TRADING 
    106. New Business Initiative Management Consultancy 
    107. Ngaphakathi Investments 
    108. Nguni Shades SA School of Fashion 
    109. Nkulungwane General Trader cc 
    110. Northlink College Cape Town 
    111. NSJ Agricultural Farming And Multipurpose 
    112. Ntoane Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    113. OTP 
    114. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    115. P&R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    116. Phala Projects cc 
    117. Pinus Tech Technologies Trading and Projects 
    118. Positive Thinking Consultants CC 
    119. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
    120. Rally Business Consulting PTY LTD 
    121. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
    122. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
    123. REFSET BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 
    124. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    125. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
    126. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    127. Sarva Dharma Ashram 
    128. Sefudi Business Solutions 
    129. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    130. Sesamkelokuhle Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    131. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    132. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    133. SHEET PLASTIC MARKETING CC 
    134. Sheet Plastic Pty Ltd 
    135. Siyahumelela Training Academy 
    136. South Africa Advanced Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    137. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
    138. Striving Mind Trading & Projects 
    139. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
    140. SW Skills Wise (Pty) Ltd 
    141. T Mdlatu Trading Enterprise cc 
    142. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
    143. Talent for Sewing 
    144. ThabileTrade 1054 cc 
    145. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    146. The Brokers Learning Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    147. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    148. The Tailor Shop School of Tailoring and Dress Design Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    149. Thitha Training and Development Services 
    150. Tidlobi Developmental Activities NPC 
    151. Tiro Training & Skill Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    152. Tlhole Foundation (PTY) LTD 
    153. TOBAKA LOGISTICS 
    154. True Ruby Trading 1021 cc 
    155. Tshwane North College 
    156. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    157. Tufbag Pty Ltd 
    158. TV Training (Pty) Ltd 
    159. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
    160. Udumo Training & Develoment (Pty) Ltd 
    161. Umbuso Training Services 
    162. Umfolozi TVET College (Richards Bay) 
    163. Uphiwekonke Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    164. Valoworx 278 
    165. Value at Hand (Pty) Ltd 
    166. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    167. Velenkosini Multiskills and Catering 
    168. Vhembe TVET College 
    169. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    170. Waterberg FET College - Central Office 
    171. Western Cape Clothing and Textiles Service Centre 
    172. World Pace Development & Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    173. ZA GEAR 



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