Production Technology

AQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
58781 National Certificate: Production Technology
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes
QUALITY ASSURING BODY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
MERSETA – Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education and Training Authority OQSF – Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate Field 06 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined 125 Level 2 NQF Level 02
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered SAQA 0695/12 2012-07-01 2015-06-30
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30 2019-06-30

 

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 qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification.

 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION
Purpose:

The combination of learning outcomes that comprise this qualification will provide the qualifying learner with vocational knowledge and skills appropriate to the context of production technology.

This qualification provides learners with the range of learning and skills required to be able to perform a series of activities to support manufacturing, engineering and technology processes. Learners will acquire a range of skills in the identification of production parameters in manufacturing, engineering and technology industries and basic strategies to achieve them.

The qualifying learner will be able to:

  • Communicate production and manufacturing related operational information to a variety of end users
  • Optimise organisational structures, functions and processes in order to contribute to achieving production specifications
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment through contributions made to production activities individually and in working groups
  • Demonstrate an understanding of production technology practices, terminology and systems as applied in manufacturing, engineering and technology
  • Apply quality standards and procedures in production activities

    This qualification is the first qualification in a pathway of three (3) qualifications for learners in the production technology environment.