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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Take care of self and others and report on risks and incidents in clothing manufacturing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10915  Take care of self and others and report on risks and incidents in clothing manufacturing 
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 
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 take care of self and others and report on risks and incidents within their environment 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 
Following rules and regulations when using, selecting, cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Demonstrate sequential action to use visual equipment and / or practical walk about to establish whether the person knows the rules, regulations and symbols as well as explaining how their actions will affect others. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Roles and responsibilities of employees and employers are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Determine, report and identify skills be they verbal or written. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Point out and identify any safety equipment and practically demonstrate or explain the use thereof. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Interpreting how ones actions will effect oneself and others. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Demonstrate sequential action to use visual equipment and / or practical walk about to establish whether the person knows the rules, regulations and symbols as well as explaining how their actions will affect others. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Roles and responsibilities of employees and employers are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Determine, report and identify skills be they verbal or written. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Point out and identify any safety equipment and practically demonstrate or explain the use thereof. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Reporting incidents using available verbal and written reporting mechanisms. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Demonstrate sequential action to use visual equipment and / or practical walk about to establish whether the person knows the rules, regulations and symbols as well as explaining how their actions will affect others. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Roles and responsibilities of employees and employers are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Determine, report and identify skills be they verbal or written. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Point out and identify any safety equipment and practically demonstrate or explain the use thereof. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Identifying risks and taking appropriate action. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Demonstrate sequential action to use visual equipment and / or practical walk about to establish whether the person knows the rules, regulations and symbols as well as explaining how their actions will affect others. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Roles and responsibilities of employees and employers are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Determine, report and identify skills be they verbal or written. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Point out and identify any safety equipment and practically demonstrate or explain the use thereof. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
Identifying safety signs, colours and symbols within clothing manufacturing processes. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Demonstrate sequential action to use visual equipment and / or practical walk about to establish whether the person knows the rules, regulations and symbols as well as explaining how their actions will affect others. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. Roles and responsibilities of employees and employers are explained. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. Determine, report and identify skills be they verbal or written. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Point out and identify any safety equipment and practically demonstrate or explain the use thereof. 


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:
  • Ones actions and the effect on surroundings.
  • The techniques of emergency procedures, fires, hygiene and the environment.
  • The OHS Act, section 14, in particular (general duties of employees at work).
  • Basic first aid including CPR and ABC.
  • The meaning of all safety signs, symbols and rules.
  • What, how, why, who and when to report on incidents and risks.
  • Designated safety representatives. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems so that risks and problems can be identified and necessary steps are taken to solve it within time deadlines. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and organise and manage oneself so that one can interpret how ones actions will effect oneself and others in the environment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse and organise information to interpret the OHS Act to enhance health and safety. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively in writing or verbally so that he / she can report on incidents, risks and rules and regulations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology in order to use safety equipment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems, realising the importance of using the most appropriate action to rectify a life threatening situation. 

    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. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
    2. BARLEDA 621(PTY)LTD 
    3. Boland College Head Office 
    4. Coricraft Group PTY (Ltd) 
    5. Deneb Investments Ltd 
    6. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    7. House of Monatic (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    9. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    10. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 



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