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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Finish and store pressed and ironed items 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
12115  Finish and store pressed and ironed items 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Hygiene & Cleaning Services 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Personal Care 
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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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 
Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be involved in or working within a cleaning services or domestic environment. Qualifying learners are able to finish and store pressed and ironed items in a laundry and/or dry cleaning environment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
The learner has the speaking and listening ability equal to an ABET Level 1 Com 101 standard and/or any other communication skill that will enable him/her to confirm the knowledge and skills required by this unit standard. 

UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
1. The scope of this unit standard is for any person who needs to finish and store a variety of pressed and ironed items in a laundry and/or dry cleaning environment. A laundry and/ or dry cleaning environment can include a laundry and/or dry cleaning operation in hospitals, hotels or food preparation facilities.
2. Pressed and ironed items in the context of this unit standard can include but are not limited to linen, variety of clothing items, table cloths, napkins, etc.
3. The level assigned to this unit standard is appropriate because the process is limited in range, very repetitive and familiar, no generation of new ideas are needed and the person has no responsibility for the learning of others.

Range statements that refer to assessment criteria in this unit standard:

1. Assessment criteria marked with * are assessed according to worksite procedures.
2. Quality includes damaged, wrinkled and dirty items.
3. Preparation of items refers to the hanging of clothing items onto hangers or to the folding of non-clothing items according to its size or customers requirements. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Checks items for spots, overall cleanliness and the quality of pressing and ironing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for checking the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Removes items that do not comply with*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the reasons for removing items that do not comply with*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Reports damaged items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Identifies to whom damaged items must be reported 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Folds and/or prepares items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the result of incorrect folding and preparation. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Inspects the quality of his/her work according to a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the importance of inspecting his/her work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Identifies and solves problems within his/her scope of work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Explains the reasons for carrying out the correct procedure for the first time according to quality and productivity principles. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Stores the pressed and ironed items in the correct store*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for storing pressed and ironed items. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Adheres to safety rules during the storing of pressed and ironed items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains what safety rules should be adhered to during storing of items*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5.Explains the result of incorrect storing of pressed and ironed items 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
6.Inspects the quality of his/her work according to a systematic checking procedure. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
7.Explains the importance of inspecting his/her work. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
8.Identifies and solves problems within his/her scope of work procedures. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 9 
9.Explains the reasons for carrying out the correct procedure for the first time according to quality and productivity principles. 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
Keep the storage area tidy and secured. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1.Keeps the store clean and tidy*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2.Explains the reasons for keeping storage areas clean and tidy*. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3.Closes and locks the store from unauthorised entrance. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4.Explains the reasons and importance of closing and locking the store*. 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
Embedded knowledge is reflected within the assessment criteria of each specific outcome. 


Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
Identifying and solve problems in which response displays that responsible decisions, using critical and creative thinking, have been made.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items.
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and mange oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively.

Evident in:

Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing,
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively by using mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentations.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
Contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large by participating as a responsible citizen in the life of local, national and global communities.

Evident in:

Check the quality of the pressed and ironed items.
Fold and/or prepare pressed and ironed items for storing.
Store pressed and ironed items for dispatch. 

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

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Core  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  23853   GETC: Domestic Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 
Elective  80786   National Certificate: Home-Care Practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2023-06-30  SERVICES 


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. 1 Classie Africa 
2. African Apex Apparel (Pty) Ltd 
3. Aranda Textile Mills Pty Ltd 
4. Arden School of Management (Pty) Ltd 
5. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
6. Avad Projects (Pty) Ltd 
7. Bright Idea Projects 179 cc 
8. BT Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd 
9. CANDYS UNLIMITED COLLECTION Pty Ltd 
10. Capricorn TVET College 
11. Cel Impilo (Pty) Ltd 
12. Centre of Excellence for Leather Skills South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
13. Cre8tion Projects 6 PTY LTD 
14. Cumlaude Institute (PTY) Ltd 
15. DITEBOGO CONSULTANCY CC 
16. Dlamini The Siba PTY LTD 
17. Durban Overall PTY LTD 
18. Ekurhuleni TVET College 
19. Esayidi FET College - Central Office 
20. Faithworks Development Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
21. Flavious Mareka TVET College 
22. Furniture World Training Centre 
23. Green Earth Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
24. Greenrim Training 
25. HLUVUKA TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
26. Honey Cube Projects & Services (Pty) Ltd 
27. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
28. Impela Trading cc 
29. Inter-Coastal Business & Property Services cc 
30. Inyathi Visions 
31. JP Design House (Pty) Ltd 
32. Kelmik Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
33. Knoop Academy NPC 
34. Kotton Wear (Pty) Ltd 
35. Lancashire Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd 
36. Leribe Training Solutions 
37. Longata Consultant 
38. Malitinne (Pty) Ltd 
39. Maluti TVET College 
40. Matatiele Fashion Design Academy (Pty) Ltd 
41. Meals on Wheels Community Services - South Africa 
42. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Co-operative Limited 
43. Mnambithi TVET College 
44. Modiehi Consulting & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
45. Modilete Training 
46. Ngaphakathi Investments 
47. Ngcebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
48. Nolwazi Dev Centre (Pty) Ltd 
49. Northlink College Cape Town 
50. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
51. Nurture-Nature Resources (Pty) Ltd 
52. Optimi Workplace 
53. Optimum Capacity (Pty) Ltd 
54. Premier Agric (Pty) Ltd 
55. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
56. Refmoloi Textile Consulting 
57. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
58. Sedibeng TVET College 
59. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
60. STUDIO 05 HOUSE OF FASHION 
61. Take Note Trading 227 cc 
62. Tebkhan Investments (Pty) Ltd 
63. The Brokers Learning Centre 
64. The Institute of Fashion and Garment Technology (Pty) Ltd 
65. Thuto Skills Development 
66. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) LTD 
67. Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd (Mobeni) 
68. Try Easy Electrical Solutions 
69. Tshwane North College 
70. U AND G TRAINING (PTY) LTD 
71. Ubuhle Bengcebo 
72. Vijay Bhagwan Consultancy and Solutions cc 
73. VINE APPAREL (PTY)LTD 
74. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 



All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.