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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply production standards, receiving, recording and completing work in clothing manufacture 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10909  Apply production standards, receiving, recording and completing work in clothing manufacture 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Clothing 
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 2  NQF Level 02  14 
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 2 National Certificate in Clothing Processes. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to apply production standards, receiving, recording and completing work in the manufacture of clothing. Learners involved in any elective area will use this standard. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners will have attained an ABET Level 4 qualification and will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Learners will also communicate verbally and in writing at ABET Level 4. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
The standard applies to cutting, sewing, finishing and product development in the clothing sector in South Africa. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Applying standards for production of any garment in clothing processes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Write a report and discuss the report to show understanding that a production plan has been implemented successfully highlighting all actions taken to ensure that the deadline was met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Observe the learner performing a capacity check and apply the correct "standard minute" value and calculate performance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Observe and show a learner in a production environment how to carry out and record a method analysis with a sketch of a work place layout using correct terminology. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Explain the workings of an incentive scheme and calculate individual bonuses. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Providing feedback and recommendations of deviations and shortcomings from production plans. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Write a report and discuss the report to show understanding that a production plan has been implemented successfully highlighting all actions taken to ensure that the deadline was met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Observe the learner performing a capacity check and apply the correct "standard minute" value and calculate performance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Observe and show a learner in a production environment how to carry out and record a method analysis with a sketch of a work place layout using correct terminology. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Explain the workings of an incentive scheme and calculate individual bonuses. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Recording present production methods and comparing with standard specifications. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Write a report and discuss the report to show understanding that a production plan has been implemented successfully highlighting all actions taken to ensure that the deadline was met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Observe the learner performing a capacity check and apply the correct "standard minute" value and calculate performance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Observe and show a learner in a production environment how to carry out and record a method analysis with a sketch of a work place layout using correct terminology. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Explain the workings of an incentive scheme and calculate individual bonuses. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Measuring output capacity. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Write a report and discuss the report to show understanding that a production plan has been implemented successfully highlighting all actions taken to ensure that the deadline was met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Observe the learner performing a capacity check and apply the correct "standard minute" value and calculate performance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Observe and show a learner in a production environment how to carry out and record a method analysis with a sketch of a work place layout using correct terminology. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Explain the workings of an incentive scheme and calculate individual bonuses. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Interpreting pre-production plans. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Write a report and discuss the report to show understanding that a production plan has been implemented successfully highlighting all actions taken to ensure that the deadline was met. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Observe the learner performing a capacity check and apply the correct "standard minute" value and calculate performance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Observe and show a learner in a production environment how to carry out and record a method analysis with a sketch of a work place layout using correct terminology. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Explain the workings of an incentive scheme and calculate individual bonuses. 


UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
Learning programmes will be accredited by the relevant Sector Education and Training Authority and any Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies in place. Qualified assessors will assess competence against this standard. 

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Historical, developmental and future aspects of clothing manufacturing.
  • Productivity principles and methods in the context of ones own job.
  • The principle of the "standard minute" and various components in order to appreciate its relevance in the business.
  • Incentive schemes to enhance production.
  • Productivity enhancement practices.
  • Relevant tools and timing aids available to make recommendations.
  • The basics of garment construction.
  • WIP, targets and throughput time. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in relation to productivity in order to optimise output. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in order to create a credible working environment that enhances relationships. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and ones activities to be able to apply standards and carry out various analyses. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and organise information in order to give accurate feedback to relevant persons. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in writing or verbally by providing accurate recordings and written and verbal feedback. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to enhance productivity by using appropriate equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems in terms of machine availability, operator skills, quality, cultural diversity and the impact on production. 

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

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  21870   National Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  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. A P L CARTONS CT 
    2. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    3. BARLEDA 621(PTY)LTD 
    4. Boland College Head Office 
    5. Coricraft Group PTY (Ltd) 
    6. Deneb Investments Ltd 
    7. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    8. Golden Era Group of Companies 
    9. House of Monatic (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    11. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    12. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    13. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (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.