SAQA ID No. 58781

National Certificate: Production Technology (NQF 2)

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.


Orientation to the Production Environment


Apply Quality Standards and Procedures in Production Activities


Production Process Outcome


Compliance and Calculations in a Production Environment


Housekeeping and Safety

Target Audience

  • Target Group: Any individual who wishes to be involved in Production Technology.
  • Programme Level: The NQF of the programme is at NQF 2.
  • Minimum Qualifying Criteria: Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1.


  • Qualification Duration: Qualification – between one – three years. Learnership – twelve months.
  • Contact Training & Assessment Sessions: Between 20 -30 contact days (as per qualifying criteria).
  • Non-Contact Duration: Learners will be required to invest the necessary additional hours per module on additional reading, on job practical assignments (workplace), and POE building, with the support of the supervisor and/or coach. A workplace log will be completed in this regard.

Training Methodology
The programme is facilitated by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Plays; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVDs; and Formative Assessments.

To facilitate this process we offer:

  • Coaching Support: The Amandla Obunye Training Academy appointed Assessor and Project Administrator are available to the learners for telephonic support and coaching while learners compile their POE’s. Additional coaching support will be scheduled, as required, to assist with the building of POE’s.
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