National Certificate: Production Technology ( NQF 2)

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National Certificate: Production Technology ( NQF 2)

  • Qualification Title: National Certificate: Production Technology
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 58781
  • Minimum Credits: 125
  • NQF Level: 2
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 purpose of this Qualification is to develop learners who, after completion, demonstrate the ability 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 run over 12 months.
  • Communication at NQF Level 1
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1
The qualifying learner will achieve this qualification by complying with the following rules of combination for the accumulation of credits totalling 136:
  • Fundamental unit standards totalling 36 credits are compulsory
  • Core unit standards totalling 69 credits are compulsory
  • Elective unit standards totalling a minimum of 31 credits from the specialisation, sector or general elective unit standards
  • 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
  • Cluster 1 - Orientation to the Production Environment ( 19 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - Apply quality standards and procedures in production activities ( 44 credits)
  • Cluster 3 - Production process (37 credits)
  • Cluster 4 - Compliance and Calculations in a production environment ( 28 credits)
  • Cluster 5 - Housekeeping and Safety ( 8 credits)
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