Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology

Further Education and Training Certificate: Production Technology

SAQA ID: 58779 
NQF: Level 04 
Duration: 12 months

This course is accredited: MERSETA – Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education
and Training Authority 

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.

Who must do this Qualification?

The qualifying learner will be able to:
 Measure, control and improve factors influencing productivity.
 Contribute to budgeting processes in an operational unit to optimise resources.
 Solve operational problems in a production process.
 Promote, implement and maintain procedures that support quality assurance and control.
Entry Requirements:
 Communication at NQF Level 3.
 Mathematical literacy NQF Level 3.
 Apply the fundamental concepts, theories and techniques of production systems, NQF Level 3.
 Apply the fundamental concepts relating to production planning, scheduling and control, NQF Level
 Apply quality control and quality assurance practices for efficient and effective production
processes, NQF Level 3.
Course modules:

  1. Monitor and control quality control practices in a manufacturing/engineering environment 
  2. Conduct project documentation management to support project processes
  3. Contribute to and improve on the operation of a quality assurance system
  4. Conduct a structured meeting 
  5. Manufacture concrete products

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