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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
58955  National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing 
ORIGINATOR
Chemical Industries SGB 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
CHIETA - Chemical Industries 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  120  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Regular-Unit Stds Based 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 06120/18  2018-07-01  2023-06-30 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 replaces: 
Qual ID Qualification Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Min Credits Replacement Status
24253  National Certificate: Batch Mixing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  120  Complete 
36156  National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing Operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02  120  Complete 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
Purpose:

This qualification builds onto the GETC: Chemical Operations. This is a generic chemical processing qualification designed for application in a range of small to medium chemical, detergents, pesticides, herbicides, glass, FMCG, paint and surface coating, pharmaceuticals, fruit juice, base chemicals and various other processing plants.

The qualification differs from the Chemical Operations qualification in that it is not meant for large continuous processes, but rather batch and other discontinuous processes. Although the qualification refers to "chemical" processes it is also applicable to a range of non-chemical process industries, e.g. fruit juice processing, personal care products, FMCG and pharmaceutical products.

Qualifying learners will:
  • Understand the principles of chemistry and their applications in industry.
  • Apply safety and environmental protection procedures in the workplace.
  • Monitor and control operations in a chemical or process environment.
  • Maintain quality in a processing environment.

    This competence provides the foundation needed to take responsibility for a significant operation in the chemical manufacturing industry. It also provides the basis upon which further related learning and career development can take place.

    Social development and economic transformation are enhanced through efficient task performance, and career development and personal job satisfaction of processing personnel are facilitated through the learning process used to achieve the competency specified.

    Rationale:

    This qualification replaces:
  • The National Certificate in Chemical Manufacturing NQF Level 2.
  • The National Certificate in Batch Mixing Operations NQF Level 2.

    The changes which have been made to the old qualifications have largely been instrumental to merge the above two qualifications into a more versatile, generic qualification. Changes also aim to address new SAQA qualification requirements, remove overlaps and gaps in the old qualification, address problems experienced with industry implementation and incorporate needs expressed by industry stakeholders.

    This qualification is the second in a progression of qualifications for people working in the chemical or processing industries who need to progress beyond NQF Level 2. The qualification reflects the workplace-based common or non-specific needs that a learner requires in the chemical manufacturing industry, before progressing to learning at a higher level.

    Typical learners are operating personnel working in a chemical processing plant. The chemical processing industry is well established in South Africa and its success is dependant upon the efficient production of chemical products. Achievement of this objective is largely dependant upon the competence, recognised by this qualification, of the people who operate chemical manufacturing equipment. An adequate number of people with these skills are needed to ensure that the production units in South Africa operate productively.

    This qualification will contribute to the full development of the learner within the chemical manufacturing industry by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the progression and economic growth within the chemical manufacturing and maintenance fraternity.

    Through the employment of competent installation personnel, employers and, in turn, the field and sub-field, have confidence that this critical work in the industry is efficiently carried out. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    This qualification has been designed as the second in a series of four qualifications for chemical process operations in the chemical and related manufacturing industry:
  • GET Certificate: Chemical Operations or equivalent.

    Embedded knowledge upon commencement of the qualification includes:
  • Language and mathematical literacy at ABET NQF Level 4/NQF Level 1.

    Recognition of Prior Learning:

    Recognition of prior learning must be carried out in accordance with the policy and rules specified and used by the ETQA responsible for evaluation of people seeking RPL for a part of the whole qualification.

    Access to the Qualification:

    Access is open to anyone with access to learning opportunities and work experience on an appropriate selection of systems. The learning assumed to be in place is essential to the learning specified in this qualification. If the learner is not yet competent in this regard the shortfalls must be addressed prior to commencing with learning specified in this qualification. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the learner, co-workers, the work process and the environment.

    Access for learners with disabilities is dependant on the:
  • Type and severity of the disability.
  • Nature of the operational processes and requirements of the equipment. 

  • RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

    QUALIFICATION RULES 
    Rules of combination:

    In the compulsory Fundamental Component of the qualification, a learner must demonstrate his/her competence in the 20 credits in the field of Communication plus 16 credits in the field of Mathematical Literacy.

    The unit standards in the compulsory Core Component of the qualification reflect the skills and competencies needed for building expertise in the chemical manufacturing industry. In the Core Component, the learner must demonstrate his/her competence in the total of 51 credits.

    The Elective Component of the qualification is made up of the following:
  • Elective streams: At least two unit standards must be selected from the list supplied below:

    NLRD ID: Compulsory Electives (Choose any two); Level; Credits:
  • 246476: Produce formulated industrial and consumer products; Level 2; 10 credits.
  • 246478: Maintain the integrity of a sensitive manufacturing environment; Level 2; 6 credits.
  • 244080: Apply standard operating procedures in a process environment; Level 2; 10 credits.
  • 14774: Prepare batches of material using an integrated batch mixing plant; Level 2; 8 credits.
  • 110299: Transfer bulk solids; Level 2; 4 credits.
  • General application Unit Standards covering aspects such as life skills, business, entrepreneurial, computer, mechanical, packaging and cranage skills complete the qualification.

    The remaining credits must be selected from the list of unit standards indicated below to make up the 120 credits minimum requirement of the qualification.
  • 246477: Package manufactured products using an automated or semi-automated packaging machine; Level 2; 6 credits.
  • 113877: Understand fundamentals of electricity; Level 2; 8 credits.
  • 244078: Demonstrate understanding of a work permit system; Level 2; 3 credits.
  • 9063: Clean and sanitize a food processing system using a manual cleaning in place (CIP) system; Level 1; 3 credits.
  • 8822: Clean and sanitize a food processing system using an automated cleaning in place (CIP) system; Level 2; 5 credits.
  • 120239: Monitor critical control points (CCPs) as an integral part of a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) system; Level 3; 6 credits.
  • 14804: Demonstrate knowledge of basic Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in a chemical manufacturing environment; Level 2; 6 credits.
  • 114639: Control waste or effluent water in a manufacturing environment; Level 2; 4 credits.
  • 119558: Work with, use and care for materials and resources which impact on health and the environment; Level 2; 10 credits.
  • 244071: Apply sampling theory and practice; Level 2; 5 credits.
  • 244075: Maintain the quality of products in a production environment; Level 2; 5 credits.
  • 244076: Apply elementary statistical process control principles; Level 2; 6 credits.
  • 244094: Perform and support maintenance functions; Level 3; 5 credits.
  • 110300: Clean, inspect and lubricate a production machine, and repair minor faults; Level 2; 9 credits.
  • 119744: Select, use and care for engineering hand tools; Level 2; 8 credits.
  • 244081: Understand the properties and applications of material in a processing environment; Level 2; 5 credits.
  • 244095: Dismantle, assemble and install basic components in a process environment; Level 3; 6 credits.
  • 9599: Lift and move material and equipment by means of a forklift; Level 2; 3 credits.
  • 116235: Operate a pendant-controlled overhead crane; Level 2; 5 credits.
  • 242981: Operate defined purpose lift trucks; Level 2; 4 credits.
  • 12207: Operate moving equipment to stack, destack and position materials; Level 2; 4 credits.
  • 120238: Collate and shrink-wrap packaged products using automated wrapping equipment; Level 2; 6 credits.
  • 9322: Work in a team; Level 2; 3 credits.
  • 114936: Participate effectively in a team or group; Level 2; 2 credits.
  • 114974: Apply the basic skills of customer service; Level 2; 2 credits.
  • 119666: Determine financial requirements of a new venture; Level 2; 8 credits.
  • 119668: Manage business operations; Level 2; 8 credits.
  • 119670: Produce a business plan for a new venture; Level 2; 8 credits.
  • 119672: Manage marketing and selling processes of a new venture; Level 2; 7 credits.
  • 119673: Identify and demonstrate entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities; Level 2; 7 credits.
  • 119674: Manage finances for a new venture; Level 2; 10 credits.
  • 113924: Apply basic business ethics in a work environment; Level 2; 2 credits.
  • 116714: Lead a team, plan, allocate and assess their work; Level 3; 4 credits.
  • 246482: Control the activities of a small chemical manufacturing business; Level 2; 6 credits.
  • 114981: Capture numerical and text information on an electronic database; Level 2; 2 credits.
  • 116937: Use a spreadsheet application to create and edit spreadsheets; Level 2; 4 credits.
  • 117924: Use a word processor to format documents; Level 2; 5 credits.
  • 110012: Operate Equipment; Level 2; 10 credits. 

  • EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
    When the exit level outcomes for the qualifications were developed, each critical cross-field outcome and the specific skills covered by the qualification was considered and included in the exit level outcomes for the qualification so that these outcomes reflect both in an integrated manner. In terms of process, the exit level outcomes were established first and were based on a skills profile of an operator in that field at that level.

    1. Understand the principles of chemistry and their applications in industry.

    2. Apply safety and environmental protection procedures in the workplace.

    3. Monitor and control operations in a chemical or process environment.

    4. Maintain quality in a processing environment.

    Critical Cross-field Outcomes:

    Each critical cross-field outcome was considered in terms of its applicability to each of the specific outcomes for each unit standard. Where it was found to be applicable, the nature of the skills being developed was specified by the working group and captured in the standard.

    Critical cross-field outcomes are assessed per unit standards and are part of all exit level outcomes.

    Critical cross-field outcomes have been addressed by the exit level outcomes as follows:

    Critical cross-field outcomes; Evident in exit level outcome:

    While performing integrated industrial processing operations, qualifying learners can:

    Identify and solve problems in which response displays that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made by:
  • Responding to emergencies in a processing environment; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 2.
  • Monitoring and controlling quality assurance practices; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Applying operating procedures; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Controlling variables impacting on processing operations; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 1, 3, 4.

    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community by:
  • Working in a coordinated team during system start-up and shut down; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3.
  • Co-ordinating one's work with that of others in the direct surrounding area, internal and external operations; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 1, 2, 3, 4.

    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively by:
  • Planning and implementing one's own start-up and shutdown activities; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3.
  • Planning and implementing one's own routine operational functions; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 1, 3, 4.
  • Planning and implementing corrective action to maintain product quality; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.

    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information by:
  • Monitoring operational parameters; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Collating and sorting product quality data; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Monitoring and interpreting product quality data and data obtained from product analysis; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Managing records and reports; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 1, 2, 3.

    Communicate effectively by using mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations by:
  • Recording and interpreting instrument readings; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3.
  • Using industry terminology in written and verbal reports; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 2, 3, 4.

    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others by:
  • Working according to health and safety regulations, Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 2, 3.
  • Controlling technologically advanced production equipment according to operating procedures; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Working and interpreting technologically advanced instrumentation and computer systems; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.

    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation by:
  • Monitoring and controlling quality assurance practices; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Adjusting equipment and machinery while taking cognisance of the downstream impact; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 1, 2, 3, 4.

    Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large by:
  • Maintaining and applying safety practices in the production environment; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 2, 3.
  • Maintaining and applying quality practices in the production environment; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3, 4.
  • Performing core operating functions; Evident in Exit Level Outcome/s 3. 

  • ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
    Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 1:
  • The elementary principles of industrial chemistry are explained in terms of generally accepted scientific principles.
  • The application of chemistry in manufacturing operations is described by relating the chemical principles to actual industrial examples.

    Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 2:
  • Emergency action is taken in line with emergency procedures and as may be dictated by situational considerations to ensure the safety of both personnel and equipment.
  • Hazardous chemicals are received, handled and stored as required by plant safety rules and standard operating procedures.
  • Environmental protection procedures are applied according to standard operating procedures.

    Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 3:
  • The principles of physics related to heat and energy and its application in a processing environment are explained in terms of accepted scientific principles.
  • Standard Operating Procedures and/or workplace instructions are applied according to given procedures.
  • Process plant and equipment are monitored to detect any operational deviations according to operating schedules, procedures and prevailing operational requirements.
  • The principles governing heat transfer, liquid-solid and solid-solid separation processes are explained in terms of accepted scientific principles and applications are described by relating the scientific principles to actual industrial examples.
  • Instruments on production or packing equipment are read and adjusted to maintain continued smooth and efficient operation.

    Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 4:
  • Weigh raw material for product manufacture in a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • Solve operating problems using relevant technologies.
  • Take samples of product for analyses.
  • Quality of products is maintained within given product specifications and parameters.

    Integrated Assessment:

    The applied competence (practical, foundational and reflexive competencies) of this qualification will be achieved if a candidate is able to achieve all the exit level outcomes of this qualification.

    Appropriate methods and tools must be used to assess practical, foundational and reflexive competence of the learner in all the exit level outcomes listed above, as well as to determine a learner's ability to solve problems, work in a team, organise him/herself, use applied science, and understand the implications of actions and reactions in the world as a set of related systems. Such an assessment process will determine development of the whole person, and the integration of applied knowledge and skills.

    Assessors should develop, conduct, and ensure integration of, assessment by making use of a range of formative and summative assessment methods against the unit standards that make up the qualification. Combinations of applied, foundational and reflective competencies, including critical cross-field outcomes, should be assessed wherever possible.

    Moderators should ensure that assessment is valid, consistent and integrated into work or learning, and that there is sufficient and authenticated evidence of learner competence against the whole qualification. 

  • INTERNATIONAL COMPARABILITY 
    An extensive international comparability was done which included the United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Britain, European Community Chemical Operator Project and relevant African countries.

    United States of America:

    In the USA training for chemical process operators are generally considered as on-the-job training with some specialised multi-media and simulator training modules offered by private providers. However a small number of technical colleges offer certificate programmes which are very similar in design to the NQF Level 2 qualification.

    Germany:

    The German qualification was seen as the best benchmarking partner due to their position as international leaders in the chemical industry in both technical and operational issues. From our firsthand experience, the training provided in this field is partially responsible for their leading position. A contributing factor that leads us to this conclusion is the international regard for German technology. The German two year "Produktionsfachkraft Chemie" (Chemical Production Specialist) qualification was used as basis for the development of the NQF Level 2 Industrial Processing qualification.

    The main deviations from the German qualification are:
  • No laboratory work is done in the local qualification since this is considered a separate occupation.
  • Some of the areas were addressed either earlier or later in the training process in order to minimise the workplace requirements for the NQF Level 1 qualification.
  • Subjects were divided and combined in a somewhat different fashion.

    Britain:

    A comparison with the British qualification was included, because the British chemical industry is very well developed and the NVQ is an educational structure comparable to the NQF. An internet search revealed that The British Level 2 NVQ qualification in Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Petrochemical Operations provides for the following areas of specialisation: Process Operations; Process Support Services and Control Operations Process.

    When compared to the British qualification, the South African NQF Level 2 qualification has a higher theory component while the British qualification is focused on job skills without any foundational science, process or equipment modules. The qualification contains compulsory core units consisting of safety, teamwork, work handover and a choice of five elective units ranging from processing operations, maintenance of equipment, packaging, transfer of material, to quality management.

    European Community Chemical Operator project:

    The European Community Project (Leonardo da Vinci) is aimed at establishing common educational and outcomes specifications for chemical operators in the European Union. At this stage of the project, their outcomes are virtually identical to ours, but standards have not yet been set to indicate how these outcomes would be achieved.

    Australia:

    The Australian processing industry is of a similar size and sophistication as the South African industry. For this reason a comparison with the Australian qualification was included, as well as the AQF being an educational structure comparable to the NQF. An internet search of the AQF revealed that the Australian Certificate II in Process Plant Operations contains compulsory core units in communication, safety, quality and work procedures and it allows the learner to choose elective unit standards in domains comparable to the local qualification, e.g. operate and monitor a range of processing equipment.

    Africa and SADC:

    African countries with processing facilities (including SADC countries) were searched for applicable qualifications or training programmes, but no relevant qualifications are offered in any of these countries.

    New Zealand:

    A comparison with the New Zealand qualification was included because the NZQA is an educational structure comparable to the NQF. The research in the NZQA showed that a Level 2 Certificate in Energy and Chemical Plant Operations (Process Operation) and a similar Level 4 Process Operation qualification are registered. Subject content is similar to that contained in the South African qualification, namely: communication, safety, quality control and equipment operation, monitoring and maintenance.

    Summary:

    Both local and international qualifications place high emphasis on safety with a range of unit standards relating to hazards, emergencies and environmental protection included.

    The Chemical Manufacturing Qualification compares well with the best international qualifications and training programmes offered. The compulsory technical content incorporated in the qualification will serve to support qualifying learners to make better informed, autonomous decisions within a more compact timeframe than most international learners and will increase transportability of the qualification considerably. 

  • ARTICULATION OPTIONS 
    This qualification is the second in a series of four processing qualifications and it will allow the learner a vertical progression from the introductory Chemical Operations NQF Level 1 qualification to the NQF Level 3 Chemical Operations qualification and culminate in the NQF Level 4 Chemical Operations qualification.

    Vertical articulation within the processing industry can occur with the following registered NQF Level 3 qualifications:
  • ID 22940: Process Plant Operation.
  • ID 58537: National Certificate: Chemical Operations.
  • ID 48905: National Certificate: Wastewater Reticulation Services.
  • ID 48916: National Certificate: Explosive Manufacturing Operations.
  • ID 48434: National Certificate: Molten Glass Production.
  • ID 49555: National Certificate: Operation of Mobile Explosives Manufacturing Units.
  • ID 49044: National Certificate: Mineral Processing, Gold Extraction.

    The generic knowledge and expertise obtained in this qualification enables the learner to progress horizontally in a range of other processing operations or to develop a career where knowledge of process operations is necessary.

    Horizontal articulation within the processing industry can occur with the following registered NQF Level 2 qualifications:
  • ID 13702: Continuous Processes: Chemical Operations.
  • ID 13653: Electrics: Chemical Electrical.
  • ID 13696: Mechanics: Chemical Rigging.
  • ID 13692: Mechanics: Chemical Turning.
  • ID 58515: National Certificate: Chemical Operations.
  • ID 48890: National Certificate: Chemical Liquid, Gas Storage and Transfer.
  • ID 21494: National Certificate: Dry Lumber Processing.
  • ID 21490: National Certificate: Lumber Drying.
  • ID 35941: National Certificate: Pulp and Paper Manufacturing. 

  • MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this Qualification must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this Qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment and moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the ETQAs policies and guidelines for assessment and moderation; in terms of agreements reached around assessment and moderation between ETQAs (including professional bodies); and in terms of the moderation guideline detailed immediately below.
  • Moderation should also encompass achievement of the competence described both in individual unit standards, exit level outcomes as well as the integrated competence described in the qualification. 

  • CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
    In order to assess this qualification, the assessor needs:
  • Assessors to meet the requirements of the generic assessor standards.
  • Competence against the unit standard "Conduct outcomes-based assessments".
  • Detailed documentary proof of educational qualification, practical training undergone, and/or experience gained at an appropriate level in the work concerning chemical manafacturing operations. This must meet the relevant ETQA policies and guidelines. The subject matter expertise of the assessor can be established through the recognition of prior learning.
  • Registration with, or recognition by, the relevant ETQA as specified through an appropriate memorandum of understanding. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    NOTES 
    This qualification replaces the following qualifications:
  • 24253: National Certificate: Batch Mixing, Level 2, 120 credits;
  • 36156: National Certificate: Chemical Manufacturing Operations, Level 2, 120 credits.

    Range statements:
  • This qualification addresses the knowledge and competencies required by learners in the industrial processing industries.
  • Knowledge relating to the chemical manafacturing includes industry specific equipment and technology, communication, mathematics, applied science, and SHEQ.
  • This qualification may be applicable to other processing operations. This is subject to its acceptance by appropriate subject matter experts. 

  • UNIT STANDARDS: 
      ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
    Core  115188  Apply environmental protection procedures  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  120402  Demonstrate an understanding of introductory principles of chemistry and physics  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  246474  Demonstrate understanding of process plant technology  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Core  246479  Monitor and control product parameters in a manufacturing environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  244082  Monitor plant and equipment in a process environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Core  244073  Receive, handle and store hazardous chemicals safely  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  244079  Respond to emergencies in a process environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  244083  Solve operating problems using relevant technologies  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  110007  Weigh raw materials for product manufacture in a chemical manufacturing environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  119463  Access and use information from texts  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9009  Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7480  Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9008  Identify, describe, compare, classify, explore shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional shapes in different contexts  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  119454  Maintain and adapt oral/signed communication  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  119460  Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7469  Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9007  Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  119456  Write/present for a defined context  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  120410  Clean and sanitise food manufacturing equipment and surfaces manually  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Elective  113924  Apply basic business ethics in a work environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  244076  Apply elementary statistical process control principles  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  244071  Apply sampling theory and practice  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  244080  Apply standard operating procedures in a process environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Elective  114974  Apply the basic skills of customer service  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  114981  Capture numerical and text information on an electronic database  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  120405  Clean and sanitise a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) processing system using an automated cleaning-in-place (CIP) system  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  110300  Clean inspect and lubricate a production machine, and repair minor faults  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  120238  Collate and shrink-wrap packaged products using automated wrapping equipment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  246482  Control the activities of a small chemical manufacturing business  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  114639  Control waste or effluent water in a manufacturing environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  14804  Demonstrate knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices in a Chemical Manufacturing enviroment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  244078  Demonstrate understanding of a work permit system  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  119666  Determine financial requirements of a new venture  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  119673  Identify and demonstrate entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  9599  Lift and move material and equipment by means of a forklift  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  246478  Maintain the integrity of a sensitive manufacturing environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  244075  Maintain the quality of products in a production environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  119668  Manage business operations  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  119674  Manage finances for a new venture  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Elective  119672  Manage marketing and selling processes of a new venture  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116235  Operate a pendant controlled overhead crane  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  242981  Operate defined purpose lift trucks  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  110012  Operate Equipment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Elective  12207  Operate moving equipment to stack, de-stack and position materials  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  246477  Package manufactured products using an automated or semi-automated packaging machine  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  114936  Participate effectively in a team or group  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  119670  Produce a business plan for a new venture  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  246476  Produce formulated industrial and consumer products  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Elective  119744  Select, use and care for engineering hand tools  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  110299  Transfer bulk solids  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  113877  Understand fundamentals of electricity  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  244081  Understand the properties and applications of materials in a processing environment.  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116937  Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based spreadsheet application to create and edit spreadsheets  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  117924  Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based word processor to format documents  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  9322  Work in a team  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  119558  Work with, use and care for materials and resources which can impact on health and the environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02  10 
    Elective  244095  Dismantle, assemble and install basic components in a process environment  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116714  Lead a team, plan, allocate and assess their work  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  120239  Monitor critical control points (CCPs) as an integral part of a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) system  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  244094  Perform and support maintenance functions  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  14774  Prepare batches of material using an integrated batch mixing plant  Level 3  NQF Level 03  20 


    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
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    1. BAB DEVELOPERS 
    2. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    3. CONSOL BELLVILLE 
    4. CREATIVE FOUNDATION TRAINING 
    5. IMPUMELELO CONSULTING 
    6. PHAKAMANI AGENCY CC 
    7. TECHTISA (PTY) LTD 
    8. TSHWANE UNIVER OF TECHNOLOGY 



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