FETC: Production Technology (58779) – NQF Level 4

Duration: 12 months
Target Group: Experienced Operators, Production Planner, Production Supervisor, Plant Controller
Prerequisite: Communication at NQF Level 3, Maths Literacy at NQF Level 3
Credits: 143 credits
Certification: MerSETA-accredited FET Certificate


This qualification provides learners with the range of 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.


At the end of the skills programme, learners will be able to:

  • Perform production maintenance activities and report irregularities.
  • Apply the fundamental concepts, theories and techniques of production systems.
  • Apply the fundamental concepts relating to production planning, scheduling and control.
  • Apply quality control and quality assurance practices for efficient and effective production processes.
  • Communicate effectively as a member of a team.


  • Building Teams
  • Improved Production Processes
  • Increased Cost Control
  • Effective Operational Solutions
  • Enhanced Quality Control