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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Comply with waste reduction practices 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116452  Comply with waste reduction practices 
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 3  NQF Level 03 
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 3 National Certificate in CTFL Mechanician Processes. Learners who are assessed competent with this unit standard are able to describe waste reduction practices, identify, measure and apply waste reduction practices and take the necessary action in an environmentally friendly manner. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners will have attained an ABET Level 4 qualification or equivalent qualification at NQFLevel 1. Industry compliant waste reduction practices, industry specific waste reduction standards and codes of practice. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
Waste reduction will include the following terms in the learners context:
  • Grease.
  • Lubricants.
  • Consumables.
  • Spare parts.
  • Process materials.
  • Energy - include examples i.e. compressed air, electricity, steam etc.
  • Recycling possibilities including leather, rubber, oil, water, electricity and steam relevant to the CTFL sector. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describing waste reduction practices according to company and industry standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The description outlines, according to company waste requirements, the practices to be followed in waste reduction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The description outlines, according to company waste requirements, the procedures for waste reduction practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The description states the company and industry standards and norms in measuring waste. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The explanation outlines in line with company and industry standards," the availability" and need for waste reduction practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The explanation outlines the consequences of not timeously reducing excessive waste on the company and environment appropriate to company waste requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identifying, measuring and applying current waste reduction practices and taking corrective action. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration confirms, according to company waste requirements, the application of the procedures for identifying, measuring and implementing waste reduction practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation outlines, according to company waste requirements, the basic procedure for dealing with waste reduction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The demonstration confirms, according to company waste requirements, the application of the basic procedures for taking corrective action to reduce waste. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The application of making corrective adjustments is such that it fosters teamwork and eliminates conflict and ties in with company policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Action is taken timeously to maintain waste levels where company waste requirements are adhered to at all times. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The demonstration confirms compliance with waste reduction practices, policies and procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies in the FET band or the Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather Sector Education and Training Authority will accredit providers against this standard. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The demonstrated understanding of:
  • Industry waste standards and codes of practice.
  • Waste reduction procedures and processes.
  • Sources of waste, types of waste and dealing with the consequences of waste.
  • Recycling possibilities and the benefits of recycling waste. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and report problems, relating to waste excesses. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others and as a member of a team. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively verbally or in writing with the various role-players to record and report on issues affecting waste reduction. 

    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  48973   National Certificate: Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather (CTFL) Mechanician Processes  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  65651   National Certificate: Sewing Machine Mechanics  Level 3  NQF Level 03  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. Cape Peninsula University of Technology 
    2. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    3. Imbokodo General Trading cc 
    4. Mnambithi TVET College 
    5. Pesac Professional Training (Pty) Ltd 
    6. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
    7. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
    8. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    9. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
    10. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 



    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.