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|SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY|
|REGISTERED QUALIFICATION THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE:|
|Further Education and Training Certificate: Small Craft Construction|
|SAQA QUAL ID||QUALIFICATION TITLE|
|50560||Further Education and Training Certificate: Small Craft Construction|
|SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes|
|PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY||NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK|
|Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement||OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework|
|Further Ed and Training Cert||Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology||Manufacturing and Assembly|
|ABET BAND||MINIMUM CREDITS||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||QUAL CLASS|
|Undefined||169||Level 4||NQF Level 04||Regular-Unit Stds Based|
|REGISTRATION STATUS||SAQA DECISION NUMBER||REGISTRATION START DATE||REGISTRATION END DATE|
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered"
|LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT||LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT|
|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 is replaced by:
|Qual ID||Qualification Title||Pre-2009 NQF Level||NQF Level||Min Credits||Replacement Status|
|78864||Further Education and Training Certificate: Yacht and Boat Building||Level 4||NQF Level 04||146|
|PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION|
This qualification will enable qualifying learners in the small craft construction environment to expand their general skills by undertaking relatively complicated tasks under general supervision. These skills include but are not limited to maintenance activities, advanced boat systems, hull design, and generic project management capabilities. It will also contribute to the further development of learners by providing articulation towards boat building skills in general. Learners acquiring this qualification will have an improved understanding of their role, acquire the applied competencies to consistently and effectively execute their duties by applying manufacturing processes and adhering to quality and safety requirements. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are essential for social, economic and cultural transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth within the manufacturing environment.
Qualifying learners will be able to perform their line function with specific reference to:
Since small craft construction discipline has not previously had formal qualifications, people who have worked in this field require validation by being given access to formal qualifications and standards.
The qualification will therefore be able to affirm the experiences of boat builders through the recognition of prior learning, credit accumulation and achievement of competencies in communicating and presenting information clearly and reliably and demonstrating the ability to analyse information to identify problems and determine trends; undertaking self-directed and a limited amount of directed small craft construction activities; Monitoring, maintaining and supporting quality manufacturing processes and procedures in building and maintaining small craft by accepting responsibility for outcomes whilst operating under general guidance; demonstrating an understanding of quality specifications and an ability to interpret these and evaluate small craft manufacturing processes to determine compliance; and maintaining and supporting procedures to solve a variety of problems, both familiar and unfamiliar, within small craft manufacturing context and operate within familiar and new situations, taking responsibility and making decisions.
This qualification is for learners who are pursuing a career specifically within the small craft construction sector and is one of several in a learning pathway that has been created. It also provides learners with opportunities for professional development and career advancement within the broader manufacturing environment.
This qualification reflects the need and demand within the small craft construction sector for skilled employees, people looking for a career in small craft construction of which is limited to boats with fibreglass hulls not exceeding five meters and excludes the manufacturing of the hull and major components such as the power system and communication systems but does include the fitting of such systems or new entrants to the employment market that will be able to perform predominantly in a production environment that produces national and international quality small craft for leisure activity. Through the availability of this qualification employees within the boating environment will be able to provide world class service, improve professionalism and enhance the quality of service delivery thereby contributing to the creation of investor confidence and global competitiveness in the South African small craft construction sector.
This qualification opens up access for historically disadvantaged incumbents as well as other learners in the boating environment for further development through vertical mobility to higher-level qualifications and horizontally to qualifications on the same level but in a different discipline in the manufacturing field.
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|It is assumed that learners are already competent in:
The unit standards:
Recognition of prior learning:
The structure of this unit standards-based qualification makes the Recognition of Prior Learning possible. This qualification may therefore be achieved in part or completely through the recognition of prior learning, which includes formal, informal and non-formal learning and work experience. The learner should be thoroughly briefed on the mechanism to be used and support and guidance should be provided. Care should be taken that the mechanism used provides the learner with an opportunity to demonstrate competence and is not so onerous as to prevent learners from taking up the RPL option towards gaining a qualification.
If the learner is able to demonstrate competence in the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes implicit in this qualification the appropriate credits should be assigned to the learner. Recognition of Prior Learning will be done by means of Integrated Assessment as mentioned above.
This Recognition of Prior Learning may allow:
Access to the Qualification:
Access to this qualification is open bearing in mind learning assumed to be in place.
|RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING?|
|The Qualification consists of a Fundamental, a Core and an Elective Component.
To be awarded the Qualification, learners are required to obtain a minimum of 169 credits as detailed below.
The Fundamental Component consists of Unit Standards in:
It is compulsory therefore for learners to do Communication in two different South African languages, one at NQF Level 4 and the other at NQF Level 3.
All Unit Standards in the Fundamental Component are compulsory.
The Core Component consists of Unit Standards to the value of 59 credits all of which are compulsory.
The Elective Component consists of Unit Standards to the value of 463 credits. Learners are to choose Unit Standards to the minimum of 59 credits.
|EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES|
|Qualifying learners are able to:
1. Communicate and present information clearly and reliably and demonstrate the ability to analyse information to identify problems and determine trends.
2. Undertake self-directed and a limited amount of directed small craft construction activities.
3. Monitor, maintain and support quality manufacturing processes and procedures in building and maintaining small craft by accepting responsibility for outcomes whilst operating under general guidance.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of quality specifications and an ability to interpret these and evaluate small craft manufacturing processes to determine compliance.
5. Maintain and support procedures to solve a variety of problems, both familiar and unfamiliar, within small craft manufacturing context and operate within familiar and new situations, taking responsibility and making decisions.
|ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
|This qualification was compared with training offered in countries that are acknowledged leaders in the small boat-building industry; countries whose industry suppliers small craft to others. These countries are:
United States of America:
Several providers of courses in boat building were identified in the USA, however no evidence was found of a national qualification in boat building. Standards for vocational training in boat building have been approved by the US Department of Education. Most courses are short learning programmes on a specific type of boat. The level at which these programmes are presented seems to be very elementary and the contents are well defined. It is deduced that the proposed South African qualifications at level 2 and 3 compares well with most of the learning programmes presented in the USA. It is evident that the South African approach will provide for a much more informed learner whilst the opportunity to follow a skills programme based on selected unit standards will allow learners to develop a very specific focused skill as is the USA.
Malaysia is an emerging boat building country. To date they have not developed a formal national qualification. They have however identified future training objectives and are in the process of developing learning programmes for fibreglass boats.
China has a well-established boat building industry but no evidence was found of any formal qualifications in boat building.
The boating industry is in Turkey is well developed. A technical high school, Kurucasile, on the Black Sea Coast of Turkey, is devoted to boat building only. This school, in addition to modern techniques, teaches its students, elements and principles of traditional craftsmanship. All the schools and academic institutions, issue diplomas to students who have attended the necessary courses and fulfilled all conditions, including tests and exams. In addition, people attending and successfully finishing the training courses held at various places, such as large yards, and other institutions, are given certificates declaring that the holder has completed a certain programAll these diplomas and certificates are valid nationwide. Diplomas issued by large universities (such as the naval architect diplomas issued by most technical universities) are internationally recognized.
Australia has a well-established boat-building industry supported by well-defined units of study to be applied by training providers. Their learning programmes in boat building do not seem to follow levels of complexity but rather that of completeness. It is very difficult to compare the South African individual boat building qualifications with those in Australia. However, it seems that once South African learners had completed the FETC in Boat Building, they will be adequately equipped to compete with their Australian counterparts.
The New Zealand authorities compiled a range of national certificates that can be applied in the boat building industry. Most of these certificates are at level 4 with the exception of one that is registered at level 3. In general the contents of the South African boat building qualifications compares well with the New Zealand boat building qualifications.
The United Kingdom is renowned for their boat building expertise and similarly displays a well-thought-out capability to train towards that expertise. The UK has several national registered qualifications, however, it does seem as though many training providers still present their own traditional learning programmes based on years of experience and specific community needs. It is thought that the South African boat building qualifications are much more comprehensive.
Africa in General:
Although many countries in Africa have displayed across the continent the capability to build boats of many shapes and sizes it still lacks the capability to build modern boats. No evidence was found of any boat building training being presented in sub-Saharan Africa. The South African qualifications could help to fill that gap on the continent by making these qualifications available to all those countries that might show an interest in these qualifications.
|This Qualification articulates with the following proposed and registered Qualifications:
|CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS|
|For an applicant to register as an assessor, the applicant needs:
|This qualification has been replaced by qualification 78864, which is "Further Education and Training Certificate: Yacht and Boat Building", Level 4, 146 credits.|
|ID||UNIT STANDARD TITLE||PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL||NQF LEVEL||CREDITS|
|Core||10022||Comply with organisational ethics||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Core||123613||Construct a basic plug utilised in small craft manufacturing||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Core||13951||Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management in terms of the Act||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Core||7791||Display cultural awareness in dealing with customers and colleagues||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Core||123611||Identify and describe engineering design and fluid dynamic principles within hull design and mast and sail shape||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Core||13235||Maintain the quality assurance system||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Core||13224||Monitor the application of safety, health and environmental protection procedures||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Core||123612||Select and install simple marine systems of a small craft||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Core||123610||Undertake the maintenance activities required on a small craft||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Core||120379||Work as a project team member||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Core||120380||Evaluate and improve the project team's performance||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||7|
|Fundamental||119472||Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||119458||Analyse and respond to a variety of literary texts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||119466||Interpret a variety of literary texts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||119457||Interpret and use information from texts||Level 3||NQF Level 03||5|
|Fundamental||9015||Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Fundamental||119462||Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||119469||Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||9016||Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Fundamental||119471||Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Fundamental||7468||Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Fundamental||119459||Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Elective||116714||Lead a team, plan, allocate and assess their work||Level 3||NQF Level 03||4|
|Elective||117877||Perform one-to-one training on the job||Level 3||NQF Level 03||4|
|Elective||114600||Apply innovative thinking to the development of a small business||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||117175||Carry out assembly repairs to damaged furniture||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Elective||9905||Change and set tooling||Level 4||NQF Level 04||16|
|Elective||7293||Complete a product change over to a fibre finishing process||Level 4||NQF Level 04||30|
|Elective||7289||Complete a product change over to a polymer preparation process||Level 4||NQF Level 04||30|
|Elective||7307||Complete a product change over to polymer manufacturing processes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||30|
|Elective||7117||Contribute to and improve on the operation of a quality assurance system||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Elective||13254||Contribute to the implementation and maintenance of business processes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||10|
|Elective||14698||Cut materials using plasma cutting||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||12253||Cut, drill and punch, assemble and mechanically join structural steel work||Level 4||NQF Level 04||24|
|Elective||12252||Develop and fabricate from complex drawings||Level 4||NQF Level 04||28|
|Elective||110283||Fabricate specialised polymer composite parts and complex assemblies||Level 4||NQF Level 04||28|
|Elective||114591||Implement an action plan for business operations||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||110009||Manage administration records||Level 4||NQF Level 04||4|
|Elective||14710||Manage and develop the performance of work group members in fabrication activities||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Elective||114586||Manage finances of a new venture||Level 4||NQF Level 04||5|
|Elective||14586||Monitor and control quality control practices in a manufacturing/engineering environment||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Elective||117176||Prepare equipment and machines for production||Level 4||NQF Level 04||6|
|Elective||13314||Produce complex components using lathes||Level 4||NQF Level 04||20|
|Elective||13305||Produce complex components using milling machines||Level 4||NQF Level 04||29|
|Elective||117167||Produce furniture design finishing specifications||Level 4||NQF Level 04||20|
|Elective||14685||Weld pipe using gas metal arc welding process||Level 4||NQF Level 04||20|
|Elective||14709||Weld pipes using shielded metal arc welding process||Level 4||NQF Level 04||20|
|Elective||14692||Weld pipes with combination weld processes using gas tungsten arc welding and gas metal arc welding||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Elective||14680||Weld work piece with combination weld processes using shielded metal arc welding and gas tungsten arc welding||Level 4||NQF Level 04||8|
|Elective||12254||Weld workpieces with the shielded metal arc welding process in all positions||Level 4||NQF Level 04||25|
|Elective||115753||Conduct outcomes-based assessment||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||15|
|Elective||12665||Control production and resource scheduling and planning in a manufacturing environment||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Elective||9904||Coordinate work group to produce product||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||8|
|Elective||10631||Demonstrate an understanding of manufacturing, principles, methodologies and processes||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||7|
|Elective||117874||Guide learners about their learning, assessment and recognition opportunities||Level 5||Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5||6|
|LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION:|
|When qualifications are replaced, some of their learning programmes are moved to being recorded against the replacement qualifications. If a learning programme appears to be missing from here, please check the replacement.
|PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION:|
|This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.