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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Prepare cutting processes by picking, laying, sorting and fusing 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10917  Prepare cutting processes by picking, laying, sorting and fusing 
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  30 
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 elective category of the NQF Level 2 National Certificate in Clothing Processes. Learners assessed competent against this standard will be able to receive materials, distribute materials, prepare cutting tables, lay out fabric and sort and fuse cut work. Learners will also be able to cut basic single lays. 

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 
This standard will include operations to prepare for cutting for garments produced for the following:
  • Formal outerwear.
  • Casual outerwear.
  • Leisurewear.
  • Intimate / sleepwear.
  • Swimwear / actionwear.
  • Knitwear.
  • Hosiery.
  • Workwear.
  • Linen.
    Fabric types will include:
  • Wovens.
  • Non-wovens.
  • Warp knits.
  • Weft knits.
  • Knitwear.
  • Lace.
  • Elastics.
    Fabrics include filament or spun yarns at a variety of weights, finishes and structures. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Requisitioning, receiving and checking materials according to worksheet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare a table for lay against worksheet ensuring cleanliness of table, use of correct table and appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the understanding of worksheets by picking and carrying correct material and lay marker. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Distributing materials to different tables for lay preparations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare a table for lay against worksheet ensuring cleanliness of table, use of correct table and appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the understanding of worksheets by picking and carrying correct material and lay marker. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Preparing tables in accordance to marker. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare a table for lay against worksheet ensuring cleanliness of table, use of correct table and appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the understanding of worksheets by picking and carrying correct material and lay marker. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Laying fabric against lay planner / quality standard and using appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare a table for lay against worksheet ensuring cleanliness of table, use of correct table and appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the understanding of worksheets by picking and carrying correct material and lay marker. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Sorting and fusing cut work according to specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare a table for lay against worksheet ensuring cleanliness of table, use of correct table and appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the understanding of worksheets by picking and carrying correct material and lay marker. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Cutting basic single lay's of material. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare a table for lay against worksheet ensuring cleanliness of table, use of correct table and appropriate equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate the understanding of worksheets by picking and carrying correct material and lay marker. 


    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:
  • Work sheets.
  • Types of appropriate material.
  • Production systems i.e. laying, cutting, sorting, fusing etc and equipment.
  • Quality standards. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to machines used in cutting processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work as a member of a team meeting quality and time standards as they relate to preparing and laying out a cutting table ensuring that materials required and "extra hands" needed contribute to those standards being met. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise, analyse and evaluate information and take decisions to adjust practices to meet different specifications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Select and fuse appropriate parts in order to demonstrate the knowledge of fusibles i.e. temperature, pressure and time and machine settings. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing passing on appropriate information and compiling reports to ensure successful completion of processes to prepare lays and tables. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Perform a lay using correct equipment relating to appropriate fabric. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the ability to sort out cut work according to specifications. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems thereby being able to relate to the pattern making process leading to requirements of cutting and sewing practices and then finishing, as a cycle of processes. 

    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
    Elective  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. Big Tree Group (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Boland College Head Office 
    5. Coricraft Group PTY (Ltd) 
    6. Deneb Investments Ltd 
    7. Eddels Shoes Pty Ltd 
    8. House of Monatic (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
    10. Sew Africa Training Centre 
    11. SEWAFRICA Marketing (Pty) Ltd 
    12. 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.