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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Establish customer requirements and sell a garment 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123630  Establish customer requirements and sell a garment 
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 1  NQF Level 01 
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 unit standard forms part of the qualification GETC: Manufacturing, Engineering and related activities and is specifically for learners working in the informal sector who are currently operating, or who wish to start, their own garment making business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Researching and establishing customer requirements.
  • Presenting customers with a sample garment or sketch which meets customer requirements.
  • Negotiating a selling price with a customer.
  • Confirming an order with a customer. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners have demonstrated Communication and Numeracy competency at ABET Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Trends in garment types, colours, fabrics and retail selling prices are related to a specific market and basic garment types or home textile that may have no fastening devices such as zips or buttons, but could include Velcro or elastic. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Research and establish customer requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Trends in garment types, colours, fabrics and retail selling prices are researched and assessed in terms of local market infrastructure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specific requirements are established by meeting and interviewing customers to confirm their needs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate garment is created/established according to trends and customer requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Present customers with appropriate sample garment or sketch. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A sketch of a garment and fabric swatches or a sample garment are presented to a customer for approval, according to requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sketch or sample are submitted for approval by customer in accordance with customer needs. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Negotiate selling price and delivery requirements with customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Selling price is successfully negotiated so that both customer and seller are satisfied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Delivery requirements are successfully negotiated according to customer requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Confirm order with customer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Relevant order document is completed and signed to confirm order conditions. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Learning programmes that will enable the achievement of this unit standard will be accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • All moderation of assessments will be conducted at the discretion of the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Basic research techniques to establish market trends and customer requirements related to garments.
  • Negotiation techniques.
  • Costing principles.
  • Basic knowledge of fabrics, trims and garment components.
  • Customer quality standards and requirements.
  • Basic manufacturing processes.
  • Planning techniques. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems: during negotiations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise, analyse and evaluate information and take decisions: when analysing market trends and customer requirements.
  • Plan own activities: when establishing appointments with customers and having information ready for meetings. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively verbally and in writing: when establishing customer requirements, negotiating selling price and confirming orders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology: when researching trends. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems: when researching market trends. 

    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  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  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.
     
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