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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate an understanding of the value of jewellery 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119965  Demonstrate an understanding of the value of jewellery 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Mining and Minerals 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Fabrication and Extraction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
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 unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is intended for a person who wishes to understand the significance and value of jewellery.
A person credited with this can:
  • Identify and describe the cultural significance of jewellery.
  • Describe the materials used in contemporary commercial jewellery.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the price of jewellery. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following learning or equivalent:
  • ABET level 3 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and describe the cultural significance of jewellery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Basic categories of jewellery are identified and described as found in retail jewellery stores. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The reasons why people wear jewellery are described in relation to their religion, occasions, traditions and trends. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different jewellery types are defined and described in terms of their cultural significance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the materials used in contemporary commercial jewellery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Gold coloured metals used in jewellery are described by identifying their hallmark. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Silver coloured metals used in jewellery are described by identifying their hallmark. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Knowledge of the precious gemstones used in jewellery is demonstrated according to colour. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the price of jewellery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Understanding of the cost of metals used for jewellery is demonstrated according to market trends. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Understanding of the cost of gemstones used in jewellery is demonstrated according to market trends. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Understanding of the price of jewellery is demonstrated in accordance with market trends. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The embedded knowledge is covered in Specific Outcomes and the relevant Assessment Criteria. 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization, community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organizing and managing oneself and ones activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting analysing, organizing and critically evaluation information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing the problem-solving context do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

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

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Terminology:
  • Non-Ferrous metal refers to all non precious metals that do not contain iron.
  • Precious metal refers to silver, gold and platinum.
  • Pierce refers to removing metal with a jewellers saw frame.
  • Draw refers to elongating and compressing a metal rod by pulling it through a draw plate.
  • Drawplate refers to a steel plate with graded tapering holes used to draw wire.

    Specified requirements:

    Specified requirements include legal and workplace specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:

    Legal:
  • Relevant Acts: e.g. Mine Health & Safety Act, 1996 (Act no 29/1996), and Minerals Act and Regulations, 1991 (Act no 50/1991)
  • Regulations
  • Mandatory Codes of Practice
  • SABS and other Standards

    Site specific:
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (HIRA)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme
  • Voluntary Codes of Practice
  • Managerial Instructions
  • List of Recorded OH&S Risks
  • Working Guides
  • User manuals supplied by equipment manufacturer
  • The Bargaining Council for the Jewellery and Precious Metals Industry Main agreement
  • The employer's work specifications, tariff agreements and policies and procedures
  • Regulations as per directives from the Gold and Diamond Branch of the South African Police
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act, No 29 of 1996
  • ISO 9000/1, SABS and other accredited standards and quality assurance measures
  • A glossary of terms regarding the terminology of the Jewellery Industry

    Unit standard justification:

    Level:
  • Attribute: Skills; Level 1; Justification: Limited in range
  • Attribute: Procedures; Level 1; Justification: Repetitive and familiar
  • Attribute: Context; Level 1; Justification: Closely defined
  • Attribute: Knowledge; Level 2; Justification: Basic operational
  • Attribute: Information processing; Level 2; Justification: Basic process of readily available information
  • Attribute: Problem Solving; Level 2; Justification: Known solutions to familiar problems
  • Attribute: Orientation of activities; Level 1; Justification: Directed
  • Attribute: Application of responsibility; Level 1; Justification: Under close supervision
  • Attribute: Orientation of scope of responsibility; Level 1; Justification: No responsibility for the work or learning of others
  • Average Level: 12/9 = 1.3
  • Actual Level: 1
  • Assigned: 1

    Credits

    Total hours required by the learner to achieve the required outcome:

  • Activity: Classroom Teaching, Hours: 18
  • Activity: On-The-Job Training
  • Activity: Other (Specify)
  • Total - 18 hours

    Credits Achieved: 18/10 = 1.8
    Credits Assigned = 2 

  • QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    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.
     
    1. BANA BA THARI MINING TRADING AND DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY 
    2. BARBERTON MINES (PTY) LTD 
    3. BOKONI PLATINUM MINES (PTY) LTD 
    4. ERGO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY NPC 
    5. FOSKOR (PTY) LTD 
    6. HARMONY GOLD MINING CO LTD 
    7. KROONDAL OPERATIONS (PTY) LTD 
    8. MARULA PLATINUM PTY LTD 
    9. MATHOME TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD 
    10. NORTHAM PLATINUM LTD 
    11. PALABORA COPPER (PTY) LTD 
    12. SIBANYE GOLD ACADEMY PROPRIETARY LIMITED 
    13. SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED - BEATRIX DIVISION 
    14. SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED - KLOOF DIVISION 
    15. SIBANYE RUSTENBURG PLATINUM MINES PTY LTD 
    16. VENETIA MINE 
    17. WESTERN PLATINUM MINE 



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