Sewing and Quality

Sewing and Quality

NQF Level:          02

Credits:                46


This Skills Programme is geared toward existing Sewing Machine Operators whom would like to accumulate credits toward a nationally recognised qualification. This Skills Programme will provide learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to utilise a range of sewing machines and perform a range of operations as determined through a Skills Matrix. Learners completing this Skills Programme will effectively undergo a cross training and multi-skilling intervention at plant level. This Skills Programme will also equip learners with the necessary knowledge required to demonstrate an understanding of quality procedures and practices.


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to operate a minimum of three sewing machine types as determined through a Skills Matrix
  2. Demonstrate an ability to perform five operations as determined through a Skills Matrix
  3. Perform basic machine settings
  4. Apply safety standards when operating sewing machines
  5. Apply the correct method and quality standards for joining component parts as determined by company standards
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of quality requirements, specifications and instructions
  7. Demonstrate an ability to measure, inspect and identify quality faults and take the appropriate corrective action in line with company standards