National Certificate: Production Technology ( NQF 4)

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National Certificate: Production Technology ( NQF 4)

  • Qualification Title: Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 58779
  • Minimum Credits: 143
  • NQF Level: 4
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 purpose of this Qualification is to develop learners who, after completion, demonstrate the ability to:
  • Measure, control and improve factors influencing productivity
  • Contribute to budgeting processes in an operational unit to optimise resources
  • Solve operational problems in a production process
  • Promote, implement and maintain procedures that support quality assurance and control
This qualification is run over 12 months.
  • Communication NQF Level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy NQF Level 3
  • Apply the fundamental concepts, theories and techniques of production systems, NQF Level 3
  • Apply the fundamental concepts relating to production planning, scheduling and control, NQF Level 3
  • Apply quality control and quality assurance practices for efficient and effective production processes, NQF Level 3
The qualifying learner will achieve this qualification by complying with the following rules of combination for the accumulation of credits totalling 143:
  • Fundamental unit standards totalling 56 credits are compulsory (with communication in two different South African languages)
  • Core unit standards totalling 67 credits are compulsory
  • Elective unit standards totaling a minimum of 20 credits
  • Measure, control and improve factors influencing production
  • Contribute to budgeting processes in an operational unit to optimise resources
  • Solve operational problems in a production process
  • Promote, implement and maintain procedures that support quality assurance and control
  • Cluster 1 - ( 67 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - ( 56 credits)
  • Cluster 3 - (30 credits)
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