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Accredited Training: Whole and Part Qualifications

NC 58781 - Production Technology (NQF 2)

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NC 58785 - Production Technology (NQF 3)

Qualification rules adaptable to any manufacturing environment

PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY LEARNERSHIP (NQF 2)

merSETA QUALIFICATION

SAQA Registered Qualification ID 58781

National Certificate:
Production Technology

  • The ultimate attraction of this Learnership is the adaptability to a wide variety of industries, positions, careers and business imperatives.

  • This Learnership 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. 

  • This qualification contributes to the industries in manufacturing and related fields which will allow learners who achieve the qualification to contribute and function in areas such as production planning and control, systems and maintenance, quality and occupational health and safety. Learners who will typically embark on this qualification are individuals who have an interest in a career in operations and maintenance, line and engineering management, planning and logistics. The production technology competencies incorporated in this qualification can also be offered as support skills programmes to incumbents in any other manufacturing, engineering and technology field qualifications.

  • The benefits to the business of running this programme include contribution to the NSDS, grants and tax rebates, but above all access to competent learners who are able to contribute to achieving business targets in a constructive and meaningful way. After completion of the programme, learners will possess the required competence to be eligible for employment in permanent positions as per company needs. 
     

OVERVIEW

TYPICAL LEARNING BLOCKS

LB 1 – FUNDAMENTALS
The entry level requirement is literacy and numeracy NQF Level 1 or Grade 9 as we know it. Our Fundamental programme is designed to bridge the gap between Level 1 and the certification requirement of competence at Level 2. The workshops are highly classroom orientated due to the nature of the outcomes however we do our best to create a link to the application of maths and literacy in the learners’ specific environment.

LB 2 – CLIENT SPECIFIC ELECTIVES

This area is created from the Elective Unit Standards and will be compiled and adapted relative to the nature of the learner’s work role.
        
LB 3 – MAINTAIN PERSONAL AND WORK SAFETY

Often a simple recap of how the learners are required to comply with company Health and Safety procedures and practices whilst maintaining optimum productivity.

LB 4 – SERVICE PRODUCTION
Learners understand how they contribute to the aims and objectives of the organisation. They learn about the supply chain and the various inputs and outputs that are measured and controlled to ensure they contribute positively to quality, speed, cost and morale.

 

A minimum of 6 learners per group is required to run this programme on a cost effective basis.

GROUP SIZE

 

PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY LEARNERSHIP (NQF 3)

merSETA Qualification

SAQA Registered Qualification ID 58785

National Certificate:
Production Technology

  • The ultimate attraction of this Learnership is the adaptability to a wide variety of industries, positions, careers and business imperatives.

  • This Learnership 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. 

  • This qualification contributes to the industries in manufacturing and related fields which will allow learners who achieve the qualification to contribute and function in areas such as production planning and control, systems and maintenance, quality and occupational health and safety. Learners who will typically embark on this qualification are individuals who have an interest in a career in operations and maintenance, line and engineering management, planning and logistics. The production technology competencies incorporated in this qualification can also be offered as support skills programmes to incumbents in any other manufacturing, engineering and technology field qualifications.

  • The benefits to the business of running this programme include contribution to the NSDS, grants and tax rebates, but above all access to competent learners who are able to contribute to achieving business targets in a constructive and meaningful way. After completion of the programme, learners will possess the required competence to be eligible for employment in permanent positions as per company needs. 

OVERVIEW

TYPICAL AREA LEARNING PROGRAMMES

ALP 1 – VALUING THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

This module aims to introduce the Learner to the different 
structures of the organisation:

  • Client Organisation overview and orientation

  • Identify core and support functions 

  • Apply Health and Safety

  • Explain planning and scheduling functions

  • Explain principles of logistics

ALP 2 – OPERATING IN THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

This module aims to introduce the Learner to the operation of machinery and will be dependent on the client’s business setup.

  • Prepare; Set up and Operate Equipment 

  • Utilise Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions

        
ALP 3 – MAINTAINING AND OPTIMISING THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

This module aims to introduce the Learner on how to maintain and optimise the working environment through Quality procedures applicable to that organisation and working as a team member within the organisation.

  • Apply Quality Procedures

  • Work as a project team member 

  • Work in Teams 

  • Perform First Line Maintenance 

A minimum of 6 learners per group is required to run this programme on a cost effective basis.

GROUP SIZE

 
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