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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply safety, housekeeping, environment practices and legal requirements when working on machines and equipment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116455  Apply safety, housekeeping, environment practices and legal requirements when working on machines and equipment 
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 explain the legal, safety, environmental and specified procedures in health, safety and environmental practices, use relevant safety and protective equipment, clothing and machine guards in the CTFL sector as well as explain and apply housekeeping practices and measures. 

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 2. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Equipment, working environment and legislation used for safety will apply to those areas of a learner's context.
  • This standard applies to context related issues of health, safety, time, environment and related legal issues. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explaining the legal, safety, environmental and specified procedures in health, safety and environment practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Consequences of non-compliance are explained in accordance with health and safety legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The explanation outlines, according to legal, health and safety legislation the meaning of symbolic signs and markings used in the CTFL sector, applicable to health, safety, environment and other legal issues. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The explanation confirms, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the procedure of the right to notify and withdraw from potentially dangerous situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The explanation outlines, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the procedure for dealing with non-compliance with the above. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The explanation outlines, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the range of equipment and protective clothing which must be used while working. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Procedures in the event of an accident or hazard are clearly explained applying health and safety legislation as well as company safety policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Safety information is interpreted applying health and safety legislation as well as company safety policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    The explanation outlines all requirements related to colour coding systems. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Using relevant safety and protective equipment, clothing and machine guards common to the CTFL sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration confirms, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the ability to use a range of equipment and protective clothing while working. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The demonstration confirms, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the application of the basic procedures for preventing accidents or incidents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The demonstration outlines, according to legal, health and safety legislation, and the effects that non-compliance have on health, safety and environment on a person. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The demonstration outlines, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the preventative measures to be taken when working with any equipment and machinery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The demonstration confirms, according to legal, health and safety legislation, the examination and maintenance of personal protective equipment and clothing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Fire fighting equipment is used according to laid down procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Explaining and applying housekeeping practices and measures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The demonstration confirms, according to company, health and safety requirements, the application of housekeeping practices and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The demonstration confirms, according to company policies and procedures, the correct usage and disposal of cleaning equipment and solvents in line with environmental requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The explanation outlines, the ability to maintain cleanliness in the work area and its importance by applying standard operating processes and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Safety and housekeeping standards improve over a period of time as a result of an implemented practice and measures according to legal, health and safety legislation. 


    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:
  • Health, safety and environmental legislation applicable to the CTFL sector.
  • Purposes and uses of safety equipment, cleaning equipment and cleaning materials and solvents used in the above industries.
  • The importance of safety, housekeeping and environmental standards and measures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems, adapting to situations which will cause injury to property or persons. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively verbally or in writing regarding safety, housekeeping and environmental issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology using appropriate terminology in order to identify the most appropriate safety equipment and clothing. 

    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. Blanket Security and SHEQ Solutions 
    2. Cape Peninsula University of Technology 
    3. Complete Specialized Retail Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    4. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    5. Imbokodo General Trading cc 
    6. Mnambithi TVET College 
    7. Pesac Professional Training (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Safe Heavens Properties (Pty) Ltd 
    9. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
    10. THANDEKA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRUST (PTY) LTD 
    11. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
    12. 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.