National Certificate: Production Technology ( NQF 3)

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National Certificate: Production Technology ( NQF 3)

  • Qualification Title: National Certificate: Production Technology
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 58785
  • Minimum Credits: 120
  • NQF Level: 3
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:
  • Perform production maintenance activities and report irregularities within organisational structures
  • Apply the fundamental concepts, theories and techniques of production systems
  • Apply the fundamental concepts relating to production planning, scheduling and control
  • Apply quality control and quality assurance practices for efficient and effective production processes
  • Communicate effectively as a member of a team
This qualification is run over 12 months.
  • Communication at NQF Level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2
  • Contribute to achieving production specifications through optimising organisational structures, functions and processes NQF Level 2
  • Demonstrate an understanding of production technology practices, terminology and systems as applied in manufacturing, engineering and technology NQF Level 2
  • Contribute to efficient and effective production by applying quality standards and procedures NQF Level 2
The qualifying learner will achieve this qualification by complying with the following rules of combination for the accumulation of credits totalling 120:
  • Fundamental unit standards totalling 36 credits are compulsory
  • Core unit standards totalling 51 credits are compulsory
  • Learners must complete unit standards to the value specialisation, of at least 33 credits from the specialisation, sector or general elective unit standards
  • Perform production maintenance activities and report irregularities within organisational structures
  • Apply the fundamental concepts, theories and techniques of production systems
  • Apply the fundamental concepts relating to production planning, scheduling and control
  • Apply quality control and quality assurance practices for efficient and effective production processes
  • Communicate effectively as a member of a team
  • Cluster 1 - ( 51 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - ( 36 credits)
  • Cluster 3 - (34 credits)
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Through our Engineering division we train hundreds of welders, whether they be novice, intermediate, advanced or tradesmen. We have also recognised the need for an entry level qualification which is appropriate for any manufacturing & engineering company’s employees.

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