SAQA ID: 58781
Learnership Duration: 12 Months
Contact Days: Customise to client-specific needs and learner experience/level
Target Market: Production assistant; factory assistant; logistics assistant; quality assistant
Learners should be competent in the following:
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.
This qualification is the second qualification in a pathway of three (3) qualifications for learners in the production technology environment.
This qualification contributes to the industries in manufacturing and related fields which will allow learners who achieve the qualification to contribute and function in areas such as production planning and control, systems and maintenance, quality and occupational health and safety. Learners who will typically embark on this qualification are individuals who have an interest in a career in production technology. The production technology competencies incorporated in this qualification can also be offered as support skills programmes to incumbents in any other manufacturing, engineering and technology field qualifications.
This qualification requires a total of 125 credits as listed below:
Fundamental: all 36 credits
Core: all 69 credits
Elective: minimum 20 credits from the specialisation, sector or general elective unit standards
The qualifying learner will be able to:
Communicate in the workplace
Optimise organisational structures
Safety in the workplace
Demonstrate an understanding of production technology practices
Apply quality standards and procedures in production activities.