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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in Processes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14096  Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in Processes 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Engineering and Related Design 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  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 
A candidate credited with this unit standard can demonstrate an understanding of processing and plan and apply a process. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
A candidate registering for this Unit Standard will have received accreditation for Unit Standard 8 at ABET Level 3. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Demonstrate and explain a process. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Various processes are identified and described in terms of their purpose and importance. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
reduction; combination; conversion; preservation
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Processes are compared and differences are described. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
equipment; resources; methods
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The relationship between processes and added value is explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
cost; marketability and efficiency
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Plan, apply and evaluate a process. 
OUTCOME RANGE 
reduction; combination; conversion; preservation 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The plan explains how the process will be performed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
hygiene, safety, and efficiency
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The application follows the procedures as described in the plan and accommodates any necessary modifications required. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
safety and efficiency
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The evaluation of the process. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
cost, product and efficiency
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The four generic types of processing (plus combinations of these)
  • The tools and equipment required for these processes:
  • hand, power and machine tools 


  • 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. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organize and mange oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    SKILLS
  • Processing
  • Measuring: use S I units - as applicable
  • Tools and Equipment - as applicable
  • Suggested processes:
    o Extracting: skills related to extracting processes
    o (tanning, infusions, washing etc.)
    o Separation: skills related to separation processes
    o (filtration, crystallization, distillation etc.)
    o Combination: skills related to combining processes
    o (blending, weaving, dyeing, alloying, laminating, etc.)
    o Preserving: skills related to preserving processes
    o (electro-plating, plastic and epoxy coating, salting, pickling, dehydrating, painting etc.)
    o Aggregating: skills related to aggregating processes
    o (crushing, grating, grinding, milling, pulverizing, liquidising etc.)
    o Conversion: skills related to conversion processes
    o (chemical compounds, recycling waste etc.) 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58026   General Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  20654   National Certificate: Craft Bread and Flour Confectionery Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-04-20  Was FOODBEV until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  20657   National Certificate: Food and Beverage Processing: Plant Baking Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was FOODBEV until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  64029   National Certificate: Food Processing: Plant Baking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 


    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. FALSE BAY TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGE 
    2. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA (PTY) LTD (Middelburg)(TP) 
    3. KINGSBURY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SA PTY LTD 
    4. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    5. NORTHLINK COLLEGE 
    6. Operational Process Improvements (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Professional Development and Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Sea Harvest Corporation (Pty) Ltd 
    9. SEOPOSENGOE TRAINING CONSULTANCY CC 
    10. Solar Salt 
    11. Tembe Service Providers 



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