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Please Note

All our courses are online courses and can be done anywhere and on any computer or smartphone with internet access. We do not offer classroom training.

There is no time limit on our courses, and you can do it in your own time at your own pace.

There are no requirements to register with us.

TRS only issues a Certificate of Capability, you need to do the Practical training through a mine's Training Centre or Accredited Training Provider and Registered Assessors.

Mining and Minerals

Competent Person A: The Examination, Making Safe and Declaring Safe Of Surface Mines, Quarries Dumps And Stockpiles - SP/CLA-G015 (A)

People with this skills programme comply with the Fall-of-Ground regulations promulgated by the Minister of Minerals and Energy. The regulations require a competent person to examine and make safe a workplace (Competent Person A) and determine that such competence will vest in a candidate having achieved the requirements of the relevant skills programme registered with the Mining Qualifications Authority.

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 61 Demonstrate knowledge of the geological nature of surface extraction sites.
  • Sub Skill Module 68 Examine and make safe non-blasted surface excavations.
  • Sub Skill Module 69 Demonstrate an understanding of support methods in surface mines and quarries.
  • Sub Skill Module 71 Examine and make safe blasted Surface excavations.
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place.
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Sub Skill Module 430 Perform basic fire fighting.

R 350.00   CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mine Overseer's Certificate of Competency

This Full Qualification includes Competency Part A and Part B

Part A:

  • Sub Skill Module 485 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Mine Gases
  • Sub Skill Module 486 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Ventilation
  • Sub Skill Module 487 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Dust
  • Sub Skill Module 488 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Plan Reading

Part B:

  • Sub Skill Module 489 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Mining
  • Sub Skill Module 490 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Shafts
  • Sub Skill Module 491 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Engineering
  • Sub Skill Module 492 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Law

R 400.00   CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Blasting Assistant in Surface Mines and Quarries - SP/CLA-G017

People with this skills programme will be able to comply with part of the Explosives Usage at Mines and Works Regulations under the Mine Health and Safety Act in terms of the competencies specified for blasting assistants but excluding the duties covered by the Skills Programme for the Management of Explosives Magazines on Mines and Quarries.

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place.
  • Sub Skill Module 275 Receive, handle, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 344 Demonstrate a basic understanding of explosives and accessories.
  • Sub Skill Module 346 Identify and demarcate misfires in a surface excavation.
  • Sub Skill Module 347 Make up primer and charge holes.
  • Sub Skill Module 349 Time and connect blast initiating systems.
  • Sub Skill Module 430 Perform basic fire fighting

R 350.00    CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

National Certificate: Rock Breaking: Surface Excavations - 62869

There is a critical need in the industry to equip people with the required competencies to conduct safe and efficient rock breaking activities in surface excavation to sustain the future of the surface mining industry. Rock breaking operations are often conducted under dangerous and difficult conditions, which have to be managed appropriately in order to preserve lives and protection of equipment working in close proximity, and ensure operational efficiency. The National Certificate in Rock breaking for Surface Excavations (NQF Level 3) is a statutory requirement in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations for persons conducting rock breaking operations to be deemed competent.

Learners acquiring this qualification will have an improved understanding of their role and will acquire the applied competencies to consistently and effectively execute their duties by contributing to the surface mining process and adhering to quality, occupational safety and legislative requirements. The qualification is designed to be flexible and accessible so that people are able to demonstrate the competencies required to work in a safe, healthy and effective manner in a surface mining environment.

Learners credited with this qualification are able to:

  • Communicate and solve problems in a variety of ways.
  • Adhere to occupational safety, health, environmental and legislative requirements.
  • Conduct primary and secondary rock breaking operations in a safe and proper manner in accordance with legislation requirements.
  • Take control of rock breaking operations.

This Full Qualification Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 61 Demonstrate knowledge of the geological nature of surface extraction sites
  • Sub Skill Module 66 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in a surface mine
  • Sub Skill Module 68 Examine and make safe non-blasted surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 69 Demonstrate an understanding of support methods in surface mine sand quarries
  • Sub Skill Module 70 Read and interpret surface excavation plans
  • Sub Skill Module 71 Examine and make safe blasted surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections
  • Sub Skill Module 275 Receive, handle, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 344 Demonstrate a basic understanding of explosives and accessories
  • Sub Skill Module 345 Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of emergency preparedness and response
  • Sub Skill Module 346 Identify and demarcate misfires in a surface excavation
  • Sub Skill Module 347 Make up primer and charge holes
  • Sub Skill Module 349 Time and connect blast initiating systems
  • Sub Skill Module 350 Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 351 Carry out secondary breaking using explosives in surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 352 Co-ordinate drilling and blasting operations
  • Sub Skill Module 353 Prepare and mark off work area for drilling
  • Sub Skill Module 357 Blast materials in surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 371 Drill small diameter blast holes using a percussion drilling rig and compressor.
  • Sub Skill Module 387 Transport and distribute explosives using a heavy-duty explosives vehicle
  • Sub Skill Module 867 Opencast Mine Blasting Certificate: Final Assessment (Assessment only)

R 1 100.00    CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Maintain A Conveyor belt in The Mining And Minerals Sector - MQA/SP/0132/11

This skills programme is aimed at persons who work or intend to work within the Conveyor Belt system of a production / excavation, Surface mining or plant activities and who seek recognition for essential skills in this area.

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 19 Select, use and care for engineering power tools.
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places.
  • Sub Skill Module 67 Maintain a conveyor belt installation.
  • Sub Skill Module 105 Select, use and care for engineering hand tools.
  • Sub Skill Module 106 Apply and maintain safety in a working environment.
  • Sub Skill Module 431 Cut mild steel by means of an oxy-acetylene cutting torch (version 2).
  • Sub Skill Module 432 Inspect, use and care for manual lifting equipment and tackle.
  • Sub Skill Module 774 Conveyor: Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace

R 450.00   CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Gasses and Gas Testing in Underground Fiery (Coal) Mines - MQA/SP/0126/10

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 6 Sound and bar down roof and side walls using a sounding and barring equipment in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 8 Test, monitor and control the eight common mine gases in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 31 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 63 Test for flammable gas by means of a hand held electronic instrument and take appropriate action
  • Sub Skill Module 67 Maintain a conveyor belt installation
  • Sub Skill Module 106 Apply and maintain safety in a working environment

R 300.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Flame Proofing in Underground Fiery (Coal) Mines - MQA/SP/0127/10

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 7 Conduct statutory examination in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 10 Conduct visual inspection of flameproof equipment in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 15 Demonstrate an understanding of the prevention of flammable gas ignition through the use of flameproofing in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 73 Carry out a detailed inspection and repair defects on explosion prevention apparatus.
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place .

R 250.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Competent Person A: Underground Coal - MQA/SP/0007/05

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 6 Sound and bar down roof and side walls using sounding and barring equipment in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 31 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 63 Test for flammable gas in a mining environment by means of a hand held electronic instrument and take appropriate action
  • Sub Skill Module 208 Ventilate a production section to control gases and dust in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 248 Demonstrate an understanding of the causes of fall of ground
  • Sub Skill Module 952 Demonstrate knowledge to test and monitor for basic gases in an underground coal mine (Co, Co2, O2 and CH4)
  • Sub Skill Module 957 Install and remove hydraulic props
  • Sub Skill Module 958 Install and remove mechanical props

R 400.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Competent Person B: Underground Coal - MQA/SP/0017/05

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 5 Support roof using a roofbolter in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 6 Sound and bar down roof and side walls using a sounding and barring equipment in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 31 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 205 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic strata control principles
  • Sub Skill Module 957 Install and remove hydraulic props
  • Sub Skill Module 958 Install and remove mechanical props

R 300.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Operate Machinery in an Underground Coal Mine

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Core Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 6 Sound and bar down roof and side walls using sounding and barring equipment in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 10 Conduct visual inspection of flameproof equipment in an underground coal mine.
  • Sub Skill Module 14 Control dust in a production section in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 31 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in an underground coal mine
  • Sub Skill Module 62 Demonstrate knowledge of the most common vapours (version 2)
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections

R 350.00 CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

The following Electives can be purchased individually:

Operate a Belt Conveyor Unit to Convey Coal in an Underground Coal Mine (C) - String

First you need to Complete the Core Modules before completing the Elective Below:

  • Sub Skill Module 22 Operate a belt conveyor unit to convey coal in an underground coal mine

R 50,00  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Cut and Load Coalface Using A Continuous Miner in an Underground Coal Mine (E) - String

First you need to Complete the Core Modules before completing the Elective Below:

  • Sub Skill Module 4 Cut and load a coal-face using continuous mining equipment in an underground coal mine.

R 50,00  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Transport Personnel, Material or Equipment Using Flameproof Diesel Machines in an Underground Coal Mine (G) - String

First you need to Complete the Core Modules before completing the Elective Below:

  • Sub Skill Module 27 Transport personnel, material or equipment using flameproof diesel machines in an underground coal mine.

R 50,00  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Feed and Break Coal Using A Feeder Breaker in an Underground Coal Mine (H) - String

First you need to Complete the Core Modules before completing the Elective Below:

  • Sub Skill Module 9 Feed and break coal using a feeder breaker in an underground coal mine.

R 50,00  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Transport Material and Equipment Using A Load Haul Dumper in an Underground Coal Mine (M) - String

First you need to Complete the Core Modules before completing the Elective Below:

  • Sub Skill Module 28 Transport material and equipment using a load haul dumper in an underground coal mine

R 50,00  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Drill a Coalface Using Mobile Drilling Equipment in an Underground Coal Mine (N) - String

First you need to Complete the Core Modules before completing the Elective Below:

  • Sub Skill Module 11 Drill a coalface using mobile drilling equipment in an underground coal mine.

R 50,00  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety activities for: Part Time/Work place Representatives and Shop Stewards in the Mining and Minerals Sector - MQA/SP/0120/10

People credited with this skills programme are able to represent employees on all aspects of occupational health and safety, thereby exercising their rights and powers in terms of Mine Health and Safety Act (Act 29 of 1996) Section 30. Identify and report on potential hazards and risks associated to occupational health or safety.

This Skills Programme Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 1 Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representatives.
  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 3 Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace

R 150.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environment: Mining and Minerals: Level 2 - 16Q160147511202

This Qualification is to equip learners working in any type of workplace with a broad understanding and knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) concepts and practices with sufficient detail to enable them to function in a safe and healthy way and to deal with health and safety problems and issues. It will also contribute to the further development of learners within this environment by providing articulation, recognition and mobility within this dynamic and changing environment.

A learner acquiring this Qualification will be able to:

  • Use verbal and written practices to communicate in the workplace and apply mathematical processes to solve everyday numerical problems.
  • Explain the requirements of current legislation impacting on Health, Safety and environmental issues in the workplace.
  • Recognise, assess and report health and safety hazards and situations in the workplace.
  • Administer various health and safety functions, planning, policy and behaviors in the workplace.

Qualifying learners will be able to show responsibility, and independently and effectively manage themselves in the workplace regarding generic health and safety issues. Learners will be able to identify and evaluate occupational safety, health and environmental factors, in occupational environments, which may have a detrimental effect on health and safety of people in such environments. Learners credited with this Qualification are able to perform essential measurements and functions that promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace.

This Full Qualification Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 18 Apply health and safety to a work area.
  • Sub Skill Module 20 Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment.
  • Sub Skill Module 36 Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts.
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places.
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 62 Demonstrate knowledge of the most common harmful gases and vapors.
  • Sub Skill Module 74 Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures.
  • Sub Skill Module 75 Describe the need for illumination in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 76 Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 78 Describe sources of and control measures for noise in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 80 Demonstrate an understanding of occupational hygiene Sub Skill Module 81 Conduct preliminary investigations into workplace health, safety and environmental incident.
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Sub Skill Module 83 Maneuver materials safely by hand in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 84 Manage the prevention of fatigue in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 85 Control workplace hazards and risks

R 1 000.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

National Certificate: Occupational Hygiene, Safety and Environment: Mining and Minerals: Level 3 (16Q160068541443)

This Qualification enables learners to identify, evaluate, advise and report on occupational safety, hygiene and environmental factors, in occupational environments, which may have a detrimental effect on the health and safety of workers in such environments. The qualification is designed to be flexible and accessible.

Learners credited with this qualification are capable of:

  • Performing essential inspections, measurements and evaluations to ensure health and safety in occupational environments.
  • Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentation.
  • Solving mathematical problems related to finances, patterns, statistics, shape and motion using numbers and number systems.
  • Describing concepts and principles in science and the natural environment.
  • Operating personal computers and computer systems.
  • Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information about occupational hygiene, safety and environmental conditions and elements using science and technology effectively and critically to measure them.
  • Identifying and solving problems to make responsible decisions regarding workplace hazards and risks.
  • Ensuring a safe and healthy workplace environment and conduct.
  • Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to attain operational competence in occupational safety and hygiene.

This Full Qualification Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 18 Apply health and safety to a work area.
  • Sub Skill Module 36 Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts
  • Sub Skill Module 42 Monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding the movement of people and materials in and around a working place.
  • Sub Skill Module 43 Assess the performance of a heat exchanger and take appropriate action.
  • Sub Skill Module 44 Demonstrate knowledge of psychrometric charts and perform calculations.
  • Sub Skill Module 45 Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in the working places.
  • Sub Skill Module 48 Monitor, report and advice on the application of safety and health principles regarding electricity in a work place.
  • Sub Skill Module 49 Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use safety and/or audit inspection
  • Sub Skill Module 50 Conduct routine monitoring of fan’s performance and installation.
  • Sub Skill Module 51 Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents.
  • Sub Skill Module 52 Provide risk based primary emergency care/first aid as an advanced first responder in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place
  • Sub Skill Module 54 Determine the amount of mineral dust and particulate matter in water by means of a nephelometer and turbidimeter respectively.
  • Sub Skill Module 55 Determine the concentration of respirable dust using a direct reading instrument.
  • Sub Skill Module 56 Use water circuits to determine the performance of a refrigeration plant and take appropriate remedial action.
  • Sub Skill Module 57 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Sub Skill Module 58 Monitor, Report and make recommendations on the requirements applicable to permit to work systems in a working environment.
  • Sub Skill Module 59 Monitor, Report and make recommendations pertaining to specified requirements in terms of working at heights.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 158 Measure acceleration of vibration

R 1 450.00  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mining Safety Certificate

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 18 Apply health and safety to a work are a
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place
  • Sub Skill Module 57 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation
  • Sub Skill Module 76 Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections
  • Sub Skill Module 85 Control workplace hazards and risks
  • Sub Skill Module 119 Identify and deal with dangerous goods
  • Sub Skill Module 129 Legal Liability
  • Sub Skill Module 499 Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding hazardous substances in the working place

R 600.00

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Supervisor and Team Leader Course

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 1 Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representatives.
  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 20 Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment.
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 57 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace.

R 300.00

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Advanced Supervisor and Team Leader Course

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 20 Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 129 Legal Liability.

R 150.00

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Advance Emergency Preparedness Course

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 20 Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment.
  • Sub Skill Module 36 Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts.
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places.
  • Sub Skill Module 45 Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace.

R 250.00

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Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (HIRA) Management Certificate

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 18 Apply health and safety to a work area
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 49 Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use safety and/or audit inspection
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place
  • Sub Skill Module 76 Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections
  • Sub Skill Module 85 Control workplace hazards and risks
  • Sub Skill Module 119 Identify and deal with dangerous goods
  • Sub Skill Module 499 Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding hazardous substances in the working place

R 450.00

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Construction

Legal Liability for Supervisors

This course is ideal for Site Managers and Supervisors for information regarding their legal duties and responsibilities and to provide awareness of the duties and responsibilities that they accept when signing legal appointment documentation.

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 850 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety What is LAW
  • Sub Skill Module 851 Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act
  • Sub Skill Module 852 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Motivation, coaching and safety.
  • Sub Skill Module 853 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Accident investigation.
  • Sub Skill Module 854 Legal Liability For Occupational Health an Safety Hazard identification.
  • Sub Skill Module 855 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Crane Safety.
  • Sub Skill Module 856 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Fire fighting.
  • Sub Skill Module 857 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Electrical Safety.
  • Sub Skill Module 858 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Excavations.
  • Sub Skill Module 859 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Fall protection and working at heights.
  • Sub Skill Module 860 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Flammable materials.
  • Sub Skill Module 861 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Housekeeping.
  • Sub Skill Module 862 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Lockout/Tag-out.
  • Sub Skill Module 863 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Manual Handling.
  • Sub Skill Module 864 Legal Liability For Occupational Health and Safety Hand and Power Tools.
  • Sub Skill Module 865 Legal Liability for Occupational Health and Safety Stairways and Ladders.
  • Sub Skill Module 866 Legal Liability for Occupational Health and Safety Scaffolding.

R 850.00 CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Construction: Occupational Health and Safety Representative

This course is ideal for the following in the Construction Industry:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • First Line Manager
  • Team Leaders
  • Construction Workers
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Shop Stewards

This Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 900 Conduct a Continuous Risk Assessment in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 901 Describe the Functions of the Workplace Health and Safety Representative.
  • Sub Skill Module 902 Explain Basic health and safety principles in and around the Workplace.

R 150.00 CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Fire watch/standby person - Basic Level 1 (Part Time)

This course is ideal for the following in the Construction Industry:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • First Line Manager
  • Team Leaders
  • Construction Workers
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Shop Stewards

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 20 Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment.
  • Sub Kill Module 45 Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 58 Monitor, Report and make recommendations on the requirements applicable to permit to work systems in a working environment
  • Sub Skill Module 127 Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 900 Construction: Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 901 Construction: Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representatives
  • Sub Skill Module 902 Construction: Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace

R 400.00 CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Training Safety Officer Level 1

This course is ideal for the following in the Construction Industry:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • First Line Manager
  • Team Leaders
  • Construction Workers
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Shop Stewards

This Skill Set Module Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 45 Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places
  • Sub Skill Module 49 Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use safety and/or audit inspection
  • Sub Skill Module 51 Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place
  • Sub Skill Module 58 Monitor, Report and make recommendations on the requirements applicable to permit to work systems in a working environment
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place
  • Sub Skill Module 80 Demonstrate an understanding of occupational hygiene
  • Sub Skill Module 127 Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 901 Construction: Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representatives
  • Sub Skill Module 902 Construction: Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace

R 600.00 CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Full Qualifications

National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environment: Mining and Minerals: Level 2 - 16Q160147511202

This Qualification is to equip learners working in any type of workplace with a broad understanding and knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) concepts and practices with sufficient detail to enable them to function in a safe and healthy way and to deal with health and safety problems and issues. It will also contribute to the further development of learners within this environment by providing articulation, recognition and mobility within this dynamic and changing environment.

A learner acquiring this Qualification will be able to:

  • Use verbal and written practices to communicate in the workplace and apply mathematical processes to solve everyday numerical problems.
  • Explain the requirements of current legislation impacting on Health, Safety and environmental issues in the workplace.
  • Recognise, assess and report health and safety hazards and situations in the workplace.
  • Administer various health and safety functions, planning, policy and behaviors in the workplace.

Qualifying learners will be able to show responsibility, and independently and effectively manage themselves in the workplace regarding generic health and safety issues. Learners will be able to identify and evaluate occupational safety, health and environmental factors, in occupational environments, which may have a detrimental effect on health and safety of people in such environments. Learners credited with this Qualification are able to perform essential measurements and functions that promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace.

This Full Qualification Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 2 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 18 Apply health and safety to a work area.
  • Sub Skill Module 20 Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment.
  • Sub Skill Module 36 Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts.
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places.
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 62 Demonstrate knowledge of the most common harmful gases and vapors.
  • Sub Skill Module 74 Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures.
  • Sub Skill Module 75 Describe the need for illumination in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 76 Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 78 Describe sources of and control measures for noise in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 80 Demonstrate an understanding of occupational hygiene.
  • Sub Skill Module 81 Conduct preliminary investigations into workplace health, safety and environmental incident.
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Sub Skill Module 83 Maneuver materials safely by hand in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 84 Manage the prevention of fatigue in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 85 Control workplace hazards and risks.

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National Certificate: Occupational Hygiene, Safety and Environment: Mining and Minerals: Level 3 - 16Q160068541443

This qualification enables learners to identify, evaluate, advise and report on occupational safety, hygiene and environmental factors, in occupational environments, which may have a detrimental effect on the health and safety of workers in such environments. The qualification is designed to be flexible and accessible.

Learners credited with this qualification are capable of:

  • Performing essential inspections, measurements and evaluations to ensure health and safety in occupational environments.
  • Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentation.
  • Solving mathematical problems related to finances, patterns, statistics, shape and motion using numbers and number systems.
  • Describing concepts and principles in science and the natural environment.
  • Operating personal computers and computer systems.
  • Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information about occupational hygiene, safety and environmental conditions and elements using science and technology effectively and critically to measure them.
  • Identifying and solving problems to make responsible decisions regarding workplace hazards and risks.
  • Ensuring a safe and healthy workplace environment and conduct.
  • Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to attain operational competence in occupational safety and hygiene.

This Full Qualification Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 18 Apply health and safety to a work area.
  • Sub Skill Module 36 Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts
  • Sub Skill Module 42 Monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding the movement of people and materials in and around a working place.
  • Sub Skill Module 43 Assess the performance of a heat exchanger and take appropriate action.
  • Sub Skill Module 44 Demonstrate knowledge of psychrometric charts and perform calculations.
  • Sub Skill Module 45 Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 46 Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 47 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in the working places.
  • Sub Skill Module 48 Monitor, report and advice on the application of safety and health principles regarding electricity in a work place.
  • Sub Skill Module 49 Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use safety and/or audit inspection
  • Sub Skill Module 50 Conduct routine monitoring of fan’s performance and installation.
  • Sub Skill Module 51 Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents.
  • Sub Skill Module 52 Provide risk based primary emergency care/first aid as an advanced first responder in the workplace.
  • Sub Skill Module 53 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place
  • Sub Skill Module 54 Determine the amount of mineral dust and particulate matter in water by means of a nephelometer and turbidimeter respectively.
  • Sub Skill Module 55 Determine the concentration of respirable dust using a direct reading instrument.
  • Sub Skill Module 56 Use water circuits to determine the performance of a refrigeration plant and take appropriate remedial action.
  • Sub Skill Module 57 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Sub Skill Module 58 Monitor, Report and make recommendations on the requirements applicable to permit to work systems in a working environment.
  • Sub Skill Module 59 Monitor, Report and make recommendations pertaining to specified requirements in terms of working at heights.
  • Sub Skill Module 60 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 158 Measure acceleration of vibration

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National Certificate: Rock Breaking: Surface Excavations - 62869

There is a critical need in the industry to equip people with the required competencies to conduct safe and efficient rock breaking activities in surface excavation to sustain the future of the surface mining industry. Rock breaking operations are often conducted under dangerous and difficult conditions, which have to be managed appropriately in order to preserve lives and protection of equipment working in close proximity, and ensure operational efficiency. The National Certificate in Rock breaking for Surface Excavations (NQF Level 3) is a statutory requirement in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations for persons conducting rock breaking operations to be deemed competent. Learners acquiring this qualification will have an improved understanding of their role and will acquire the applied competencies to consistently and effectively execute their duties by contributing to the surface mining process and adhering to quality, occupational safety and legislative requirements. The qualification is designed to be flexible and accessible so that people are able to demonstrate the competencies required to work in a safe, healthy and effective manner in a surface mining environment.

Learners credited with this qualification are able to:

  • Communicate and solve problems in a variety of ways.
  • Adhere to occupational safety, health, environmental and legislative requirements.
  • Conduct primary and secondary rock breaking operations in a safe and proper manner in accordance with legislation requirements.
  • Take control of rock breaking operations.

This Full Qualification Consists of the following Sub Skill Modules:

  • Sub Skill Module 61 Demonstrate knowledge of the geological nature of surface extraction sites
  • Sub Skill Module 66 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in a surface mine
  • Sub Skill Module 68 Examine and make safe non-blasted surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 69 Demonstrate an understanding of support methods in surface mine sand quarries
  • Sub Skill Module 70 Read and interpret surface excavation plans
  • Sub Skill Module 71 Examine and make safe blasted surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 79 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the work place
  • Sub Skill Module 82 Conduct workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) inspections
  • Sub Skill Module 275 Receive, handle, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 344 Demonstrate a basic understanding of explosives and accessories
  • Sub Skill Module 345 Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of emergency preparedness and response
  • Sub Skill Module 346 Identify and demarcate misfires in a surface excavation
  • Sub Skill Module 347 Make up primer and charge holes
  • Sub Skill Module 349 Time and connect blast initiating systems
  • Sub Skill Module 350 Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace
  • Sub Skill Module 351 Carry out secondary breaking using explosives in surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 352 Co-ordinate drilling and blasting operations
  • Sub Skill Module 353 Prepare and mark off work area for drilling
  • Sub Skill Module 357 Blast materials in surface excavations
  • Sub Skill Module 371 Drill small diameter blast holes using a percussion drilling rig and compressor.
  • Sub Skill Module 387 Transport and distribute explosives using a heavy-duty explosives vehicle
  • Sub Skill Module 867 Opencast Mine Blasting Certificate: Final Assessment (Assessment only)

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Mine Overseer's Certificate of Competency

This Full Qualification includes Competency Part A and Competency Part B   Part A:

  • Sub Skill Module 485 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Mine Gases
  • Sub Skill Module 486 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Ventilation
  • Sub Skill Module 487 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Dust
  • Sub Skill Module 488 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Plan Reading

Part B:

  • Sub Skill Module 489 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Mining
  • Sub Skill Module 490 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Shafts
  • Sub Skill Module 491 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Engineering
  • Sub Skill Module 492 Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Law

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Short Courses

Short Courses 1 - 100
Sub Skill Module 1 - Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representatives (259622)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Describing the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives.
  • Explaining the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place.
  • Addressing safety, health and environment related issues within their scope of authority.
  • Complying with the activities within safety, health and environmental structures.
Sub Skill Module 2 - Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace (259639)

This Sub Skill Module is for those people giving an induction of health and safety principles to new personnel and the person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to explain the duties of both the employees and employers with regard to Occupational Safety and Health in the workplace. Learners will be able to understand the requirements that apply to persons entering the workplace and performing any duties therein as well as the requirements for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), housekeeping and emergency procedures that apply to the workplace.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining both employer and employee duties with regard to occupational safety and health in the workplace.
  • Explaining the general safety rules in a workplace.
  • Explaining the use and application of Personal Protective Equipment in a workplace.
  • Explaining the need for good housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Explaining and applying emergency procedures in the workplace.
Sub Skill Module 3 - Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace (244383)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for persons who are required to conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within an underground working place to ensure a healthy and safe environment to work in.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • Prepare for hazard identification.
  • Identify hazards and assess risks.
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action.

The knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module contribute to social and economic transformation and the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment as part of the mining process. This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, competent and informed workers.

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Sub Skill Module 4 - Cut and load a coal-face using continuous mining equipment in an underground coal mine. (9607)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Cut and load a coal-face using continuous mining equipment in an underground coal mine.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable to:

  • Prepare to cut coal face coal,
  • Cut coal face;
  • Shut down cutting operation and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.

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Sub Skill Module 5: Support roof using a roofbolter in an underground coal mine

This Sub Skill Module requires of learners to ‘Support roof using a roofbolter in an underground coal mine'

This module requires of learners to Install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions

The qualifying learner is capable to explain the specified requirements pertaining to the installation of explosion barriers:

  • Prepare to install explosion barriers.
  • Install explosion barriers.
  • Perform post-installation activities.
  • The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.
Sub Skill Module 6 - Sound and bar down roof and side walls using a sounding and barring equipment in an underground coal mine (9610)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for sounding and barring down roof and side walls in an underground coal mine.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Prepare to sound and bar roof and side walls; and
  • Sound and bar roof and side walls.
Sub Skill Module 7 - Conduct statutory examination in an underground coal mine (9611)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to Conduct statutory examination in an underground coal mine.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable to:

  • Prepare to conduct statutory examinations.
  • Conduct statutory examinations.
  • Demonstrate Teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 8 - Test, monitor and control the eight common mine gases in an underground coal mine (9612)

You will be learning towards the outcome “Test, monitor, and control the eight common mine gases in an Underground Coal Mine”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Prepare to test, monitor and control the eight common mine gases.
  • Test, monitor and control the eight common mine gases; and
  • Demonstrate Teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 9 - Feed and break coal using a feeder breaker in an underground coal mine (9614)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for feeding and breaking coal using a feeder breaker in an underground coal mine.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Prepare to feed and break coal;
  • Feed and break coal;
  • Close down the feeder breaker operation and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 10 - Conduct visual inspection of flameproof equipment in an underground coal mine (9615)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to Conduct visual inspection of flameproof equipment in an underground coal mine.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable to:

  • Prepare to visually inspect flameproof equipment; and
  • Visually inspect flameproof equipment.
Sub Skill Module 11 - Drill work face using self propelled drilling equipment in an underground coal mine (9616)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for drilling the work face with self-propelled drilling equipment in an underground coal mine.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Prepare to drill the work-face;
  • Drill the work face;
  • Shut down self-propelled drilling equipment and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 12 - Drill work face using hand held drilling equipment in an underground coal mine (9617)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for drilling the work face using hand held drilling equipment in an underground coal mine.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Prepare to drill the work face;
  • Drill the work face;
  • Shut down hand held drilling equipment and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 14 - Control dust in a production section in an underground coal mine (9619)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for controlling dust in a production section in an underground coal mine.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Prepare to control dust in a production section;
  • Control dust in a production section; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 15 - Demonstrate an understanding of the prevention of flammable gas ignition through the use of flameproofing in an underground coal mine (9622)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to Demonstrate an understanding of the prevention of flammable gas ignition through the use of flameproofing in an underground coal mine.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable to:

  • Explain diesel engine flameproofing requirements.
  • Explain electrical flameproofing requirements.
  • Explain general flameproofing requirement.
Sub Skill Module 16 - 9623 (Cut coal face using a universal type coal cutter in an underground coal mine)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Cut coal face using a universal type coal cutter in an underground coal mine

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Prepare to cut the coalface
  • Cut the coal face;
  • Shut down coal cutting operation and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 18 - Apply health and safety to a work area (9964)

The purpose of this Sub Skill Module is to enable learners to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.

Sub Skill Module 19 - Select, use and care for engineering power tools (12219)

The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this Sub Skill Module are required by people in the field of engineering. The learning outcomes in this Sub Skill Module also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various NQF level 2 engineering qualifications. Qualifying learners can select, safely use and maintain a range of engineering power tools. The power sources include electrical, pneumatic and hydraulics.

Sub Skill Module 20 - Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated fire fighting equipment (13961)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to practically demonstrate knowledge of fire and repellents, knowledge of the application, construction and operation of hand operated fire fighting equipment.

Sub Skill Module 21 - Transport coal using shuttle mining equipment in an underground coal mine (15259)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Transport coal using shuttle mining equipment in an underground coal mine

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Prepare to transport coal,
  • Transport coal;
  • Shut down transporting operation and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 22 - Operate a belt conveyor unit to convey coal in an underground coal mine (15262)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Operate a belt conveyor unit to convey coal in an underground coal mine

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Prepare to convey coal
  • Convey coal
  • Demonstrate teamwork
Sub Skill Module 24: Load coal using a gathering arm loader in an underground coal mine.

This Sub Skill Module is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to monitor, report and advise on the safety principles pertaining to sources of electrical energy.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable of: 

  • Monitoring, reporting and advising on the specified requirements pertaining to the safety principles regarding sources of electrical energy.
  • Isolating sources of electrical energy is explained.
  • Monitoring, reporting and advising on the relevant legislation, including laws, bylaws, and maintenance protocols with examination records, applicable to sources of electrical energy.
  • Explaining the need for and use of Personal Protective Equipment when dealing with sources of electrical energy.

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Sub Skill Module 27 - Transport personnel, material or equipment using flameproof diesel machines in an underground coal mine (15332)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Transport personnel, material or equipment using  flameproof diesel machines in an underground coal mine

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Prepare to transport personnel, material or equipment
  • Transport personnel, material or equipment and
  • Demonstrate teamwork
Sub Skill Module 28 - Transport material and equipment using a load haul dumper in an underground coal mine (15333)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Transport material and equipment using a load haul dumper in an underground coal mine

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Prepare to transport material or equipment,
  • Transport material or equipment;
  • Shut down the transport operation and prepare for following shift; and
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
Sub Skill Module 31 - Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in an underground coal mine (110217)

This module requires of learners to outcome “Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in an underground coal mine”

  • Explain the requirements of the relevant aspects of the Mine Health and Safety Act.
  • Demonstrate understanding and use of self contained self-rescuers.
  • Demonstrate the use of a cap lamp.
  • Demonstrate understanding of emergency procedures.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of strata control.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ventilation standards
Sub Skill Module 32 - Install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions (115090)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Explaining the specified requirements pertaining to the installation of explosion barriers.
  • Preparing to install explosion barriers.
  • Installing explosion barriers.
  • Performing post-installation activities.
Sub Skill Module 33 - Sample and evaluate mixture of coal dust and stone dust (115103)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to perform all the actions and safety precautions necessary to perform the processes and procedures in order to collect and evaluate coal dust and stone dust mixtures.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of the specified requirements pertaining to the sampling of a mixture of coal dust and stone dust.
  • Preparing to sample coal dust and stone dust.
  • Collecting coal dust and stone dust samples.
  • Evaluating coal dust and stone dust samples.
  • Performing post-inspection activities.
Sub Skill Module 36 - Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts (119554)

In order for me to perform effectively in the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management,

I will be able to:

  • Identify components of the environment and describe their interrelationships.
  • Use appropriate terminology when speaking about environmental issues.
  • Recognise the impacts of events and human activities on the environment.
  • Gather information related to environmental impacts.
  • Use an environment tool to assess impact.
  • Record and report results.

I will also know and understand:

  • Components of the environment and their interrelationships.
  • Terminology related to the environment and environmental issues.
  • The effects of various human activities on the environment.
  • Principles and concepts related to using tools to assess environmental impacts (a basic level of understanding is required).

I can be assessed against this Sub Skill Module in the context of any activity which is related to managing environmental issues, such as:

  • Waste management related activities, eg. > Materials recovery and buy back centers > Waste reception > Landfill operations
  • Water course cleaning, care and maintenance.
  • Care of public places, open areas, cultural and natural heritage sites.
  • Maintenance of parks and sports fields.
  • Involvement in community projects and job creation schemes relating to environmental practice.
  • General industrial or extraction, ie. activities with an environmental care or improvement focus.

The skill, the knowledge and the values reflected in this Sub Skill Module form part of the exit level outcomes required for the National Certificate in Environmental Practice NQF Level 2.

Sub Skill Module 37 - Measure noise levels and take appropriate action (120317)

Learners found competent in this Sub Skill Module will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of a working place hearing conservation programme,
  • Measure noise levels and recommend appropriate remedial action where the levels are too high.

The competency includes all those actions required to meaningfully determine environmental and personal noise levels.

Sub Skill Module 38 - Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of airborne pollutants and control measures (120319)

Learners found capable in this Sub Skill Modules will be able to: demonstrate knowledge and understanding of airborne pollutants and control measures.

Sub Skill Module 39 - Demonstrate knowledge of fans, fan measurements and performance (120322)

Learners capable in this Sub Skill Module will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of fans, fan measurements and performance, actual operating point, and to recommend appropriate remedial action.

Sub Skill Module 40 - Analyse a mixture of coal dust and stone dust sample by means of colorimetric method and recommend appropriate remedial action (120323)

This Sub Skill Module enables learners to analyse a mixture sample of coal and stone dust by means of the colorimetric method.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Describing the requirements pertaining to the analysing of coal and stone dust mixture samples.
  • Preparing to analyse samples.
  • Analysing samples.
  • Performing post-analysis activities.
Sub Skill Module 41 - Collect airborne particulates in the environment using a high volume gravimetric sampler (120324)

Learners found Capable in this Sub Skill Module will be able to: Collect particulates in the environment by means of high volume gravimetric sampler.

The Capability includes explaining the specified requirements pertaining to determining airborne particulates by means of a high volume gravimetric sampler and all the activities associated with collecting airborne particulates.

Sub Skill Module 42 - Monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding the movement of people and materials in and around a working place (120325)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding the movement of people and materials in and around a working place.

This Module includes:

  • Explaining the structural safety principles and considerations in a working place as regards to the movement of people and materials.
  • Demonstrating the safe manual handling of materials in a workplace.
  • Explaining the requirements pertaining to the mechanical handling of material at the workplace.
  • Explaining the requirements pertaining to the handling of material by means of motorised equipment.
Sub Skill Module 43 - Assess the performance of a heat exchanger and take appropriate action (120326)

Learners found Capable in this Sub Skill Module will be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic heat exchanger calculations and principles of refrigeration, as well as demonstrate knowledge of basic calculations relating to pressure, water and airflow.

Sub Skill Module 44 - Demonstrate knowledge of psychrometric charts and perform calculations (120328)

Learners found capable in this Sub Skill Module will be able to demonstrate knowledge of psychrometry and the use of psychrometric and density charts. Learners will be able to perform basic psychrometry calculations.

Sub Skill Module 45 - Respond to, implement and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace (120329)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to describe the specified requirements pertaining to responding to emergencies according to action plan procedures in a workplace, Implement and manage emergency action plan procedures.

Sub Skill Module 46 - Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace (120330)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to:

  • Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.
  • Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment.
Sub Skill Module 47 - Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places (120331)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to demonstrate knowledge of working place fires, their probable causes, how to prevent them, how they are detected and how to apply emergency fire fighting procedures.

Sub Skill Module 48 - Monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding electricity in a workplace (120332)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will enable persons who have the relevant responsibility to monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding electricity in a work place.

The following are included in this Sub Skill Module:

  • Knowledge regarding the features and nature of an electric circuit in the workplace.
  • Knowledge regarding hazards associated with electricity and the application of the correct first-aid procedures in the work place.
  • Knowledge pertaining to the controls regarding electricity, and prevention of injuries at the workplace.
Sub Skill Module 49 - Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use, safety and/or audit inspection (120333)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to perform, initiate remedial action, report on and follow up a workplace pre-use, safety and/or audit inspection. The learner will also be able to explain the legal and specified requirements pertaining to conducting these inspections.

The following are included in this Sub Skill Module:

  • Knowledge regarding the features and nature of an electric circuit in the workplace.
  • Knowledge regarding hazards associated with electricity and the application of the correct first-aid procedures in the work place.
  • Knowledge pertaining to the controls regarding electricity, and prevention of injuries at the workplace.
Sub Skill Module 50 - Conduct routine monitoring of a fan's performance and installation (120334)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to conduct routine monitoring of a fan's performance, its installation and recommend appropriate remedial action. The competency includes all the activities associated with the preparation, monitoring, recording, reporting and care of the equipment.

Sub Skill Module 51 - Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents (120335)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct investigations into workplace incidents. The competency includes all the activities required to successfully conduct incident investigations.

Sub Skill Module 52 - Provide risk based primary emergency care/first aid as an advanced first responder in the workplace (254220)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for employees to enable them to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.

Sub Skill Module 53 - Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place (120337)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation at a working place.

Sub Skill Module 54 - Determine the amount of mineral dust and particulate matter in water by means of a nephelometer and turbidimeter respectively (120338)

Learners accredited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to determine the amount of mineral dust and particulate matter in water by means of a nephelometer and turbidimeter. The competency includes all the actions associated with taking the sample.

Sub Skill Module 55 - Determine the concentration of respirable dust using a direct reading instrument (120339)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to sample air by means of a real time dust monitor to determine the concentration of aerosols and recommend appropriate remedial action. This competency includes all the pre-, inter- and post-activities and explanations associated with the sampling procedure.

Sub Skill Module 56 - Use water circuits to determine the performance of a refrigeration plant and take appropriate remedial action (120340)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to evaluate a refrigeration plant with respect to the water circuit. The competency includes all the actions associated with assessing the performance of the water circuit.

Sub Skill Module 57 - Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation (120344)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to explain the basic principles of relevant current health and safety legislation and the consequences of non-compliance.

Sub Skill Module 58 - Monitor, report and make recommendations on the requirements applicable to permit to work systems in a working environment (120359)

This Sub Skill Module will enable the learner to describe the requirements applicable to a permit to work in terms of hot work; cold work; confined space entry and lockout systems in a work area.

Persons accredited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to:

  • Describe the requirements for hot and cold work permits.
  • Describe the requirements to apply a lock-out system.
  • Describe the requirements to apply a confined space entry permit.
Sub Skill Module 59 - Monitor, report and make recommendations pertaining to specified requirements in terms of working at heights (120362)

People credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to describe the requirements with regard to working at heights.

The competency includes knowledge and understanding of the requirements applicable to: 

  • Performing work in elevated positions.
  • Inspecting, caring for and storing fall arrest equipment effectively.
  • The safety, health and environmental principles regarding the safe construction and maintenance of working platform, ladders, scaffolds and walkways in elevated positions.
Sub Skill Module 60 - Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace (120496)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for employees to enable them to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.

Qualifying learners are able to: 

  • Demonstrate the principles of primary emergency care.
  • Assess and control a single injury emergency scene in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants.
  • Explain and manage shock.
  • Carry out secondary assessment of the sick or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care at the scene.
  • Keep records of the incident/accident.
Sub Skill Module 61 - Demonstrate knowledge of the geological nature of surface extraction sites (230010)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for persons who intend following a career in the mining and minerals sector, particularly in the domain of cement, lime, aggregates and sand.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of rocks and minerals.
  • Display knowledge of geological unconformities at surface extraction sites.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector. This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of the geological nature of quarry sites in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

Sub Skill Module 62 - Demonstrate knowledge of the most common harmful gases and vapours (244422)

This Sub Skill Module is for persons who must know the most common harmful gases and vapours.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Explain the ceiling limits and effects of the gases and vapours.
  • Explain the various types of detection and measurement methodologies for the gases and vapours and the detection instruments' operation.
  • Explain the characteristics, sources, occurrence of the gases and vapours.
  • Explain the action to be taken and consequences of not taking action if the gases and vapours are encountered.

The knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module contribute to social and economic transformation and the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by demonstrating knowledge of the most common harmful gases and vapours as part of the mining process. This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for making safe a workplace in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, competent and informed workers.

Sub Skill Module 63 - Test for flammable gas by means of a hand held electronic instrument and take appropriate action (244433)

You will be learning towards the outcome “Test, monitor, and control the eight common mine gases in an Underground Coal Mine”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Prepare to test, monitor and control the eight common mine gases;
  • Test, monitor and control the eight common mine gases; and
  • Demonstrate Teamwork
  • During this process you must adhere to certain specified requirements as listed in the Sub Skill Module .

You will be assessed when you are confident that you may achieve the outcomes as listed, to determine your competence as measured against specific outcomes. This assessment will be in line with accepted best practices regarding assessment.

Sub Skill Module 66 - Demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in a surface mine (253025)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are required to demonstrate knowledge and ability to work in a surface mine.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Explain the requirements of he relevant aspects of the Mine Health and Safety Act.
  • Demonstrate understanding of emergency procedures.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of strata control.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of applicable ISO standards.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills and understanding of demonstrating knowledge and ability to work in surface mine in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable competent and informed workers.

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Sub Skill Module 67 - Maintain a conveyor belt installation (253392)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are required to replace components on a conveyor belt installation.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Explain the factors critical to replacing components on a conveyor belt installation.
  • Prepare to replace components on a conveyor belt installation.
  • Replace components on a conveyor belt installation.
  • Test conveyor belt installation and prepare for operation and/or production.
Sub Skill Module 68 - Examine and make safe non-blasted surface excavations (257016)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for carrying out examination and making safe of non-blasted surface excavations.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of significant risk of falls of ground in surface mines; quarries, dumps and stockpiles.
  • Examine and make safe non-blasted surface excavations, dumps and stockpiles.
  • Declare safe non-blasted surface excavations, dumps and stockpiles.
Sub Skill Module 69 - Demonstrate an understanding of support methods in surface mines and quarries (257033)

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote knowledge and understanding of support in surface mines and quarries in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of factors that influence stability of an excavation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of methods to ensure slope stability in Quarry and surface mine excavations.
  • Explain the principles of support in surface mines and quarries.
  • Monitor support performance.
Sub Skill Module 70 - Read and interpret surface excavation plans (257057)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for reading and interpreting surface excavation plans.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Understand the plan layout and features.
  • Interpret plans.
  • Record data on plans.
  • Perform relevant calculations.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

Sub Skill Module 71 - Examine and make safe blasted Surface excavations (257078)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for carrying out examination and making safe of blasted surface excavations.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of significant risk of falls of ground in Surface mines; quarries, dumps and stockpiles.
  • Examine and make safe blasted surface excavations; dumps and stockpiles.
  • Declare safe blasted surface excavations plus their dumps and stockpiles.
Sub Skill Module 73 - Carry out a detailed inspection and repair defects on explosion prevention apparatus (259097)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Explaining the specified requirements pertaining to the installation of explosion barriers.
  • Preparing to install explosion barriers.
  • Installing explosion barriers.
  • Performing post-installation activities.
Sub Skill Module 74 - Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures (259597)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understanding the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the types of emergency alarms in the workplace, the procedures for responding to them and the methods and procedures which need to be applied in an assembly area after an alarm.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining different types of emergencies that may be encountered in a workplace.
  • Explaining various responses to an alarm.
  • Explaining actions required of a safety officer in an assembly area.
  • Explaining the functions of an emergency control center.
Sub Skill Module 75 - Describe the need for illumination in a workplace (259598)

The learner credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to motivate for a safe working environment by explaining the need for adequate lighting in a work place.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable of:

  • Explaining requirements pertaining to illumination in a work place.
  • Describing the effects of poor illumination on the individual.
Sub Skill Module 76 - Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace (259601)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to explain the importance of integrating safety and health considerations in routine activities within the workplace and identify the critical areas in order to prevent incidents taking place.

Learners will be able to measure safety performance against established objectives, deal with any deviations from the set objectives and make recommendations on the development of the safety and health management programme.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining the requirements for the implementation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace.
  • Implementing the procedures for evaluating safety and health performance in a workplace, as required by the safety and health management programme.
  • Evaluating performance of workplace safety activities required by the safety and health management programme.
Sub Skill Module 78 - Describe sources of and control measures for noise in a workplace (259602)

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to describe sources of noise and control noise pollution through the use of Hearing Protection Devices.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to: 

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to noise exposure in a work place.
  • Describe the various sources of noise in a work place.
  • Describe the personal protective measures that can be taken against exposure to noise.
Sub Skill Module 79 - Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace (259604)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to understand the importance of compliance to safety, health and environmental legal and other requirements for a specific workplace and the importance of integrating safety, health and environmental considerations into all routine activities at the workplace.

In addition learners will be able to identify any deviations and workplace safety performance in the workplace from health, safety and environmental requirements and be able to ensure that the correct action is taken in situations where safety health and environmental issues are not in accordance with requirements.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining the safety, health and environmental requirements applicable in a specific workplace.
  • Monitoring workplace compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements against specified requirements.
  • Evaluating performance of workplace safety activities required by safety, health and environmental management programmes.
  • Remedying workplace non-compliance to and non-performance of safety, health and environmental requirements and programmes.
Sub Skill Module 80 - Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Hygiene (259609)

This Sub Skill Module is for persons who are entering employment and need to know the basics of Occupational Hygiene.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Explain the concept of Occupational Hygiene in the working place.
  • Describe recognised environmental factors which influence workplace conditions.
  • Explain the maintenance of acceptable occupational hygiene conditions in the workplace.
  • Explain how to deal with abnormal occupational hygiene conditions in the workplace.
Sub Skill Module 81 - Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents (259617)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to identify and explain the legal and organisational-specific requirements regulating the reporting and investigation of workplace incidents. The learners will be able to complete the required reports and be able to process any physical evidence which may have been collected.

The qualifying learner is capable of: 

  • Describing requirements for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation.
  • Gathering information for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigations.
  • Conducting post-investigation activities.
Sub Skill Module 82 - Conduct workplace Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections (259619)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to understand the legislation that applies to occupational health and safety; the impact that non-compliance would have in the workplace and understand the inspection protocols applicable to the workplace. Learners will also be able to carry out physical inspections and record, report and deal with the results of the inspection in order to implement corrective and preventative actions.

The qualifying learner is capable of: 

  • Explaining the relevant legal requirements to conduct Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Planning Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Conducting inspections to identify non-compliance in the workplace.
  • Reporting on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
Sub Skill Module 83 - Manoeuvre materials safely by hand in a workplace (259620)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to explain the types, size and weight of goods and materials which safely manoeuvred by hand as well as safe handling techniques. The learner will be able to explain the physical and psychological limitations that exist for the safe manoeuvring of goods and materials by hand and be able to manoeuvre material in a manner that does not expose the worker to possible injury or harm by using incorrect tools and equipment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Describing the materials which may be safely manoeuvred by hand.
  • Describing the occupational health and safety requirements for the manual manoeuvring of materials in a workplace.
Sub Skill Module 84 - Manage the prevention of fatigue in the workplace (259621)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to identify and help prevent fatigue in the workplace. Fatigue is responsible for reduced productivity and increased carelessness and/or error which lead to life threatening situations or emergencies.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Identifying the causes of fatigue.
  • Describing means of preventing fatigue.
  • Managing the treatment of fatigue.
Sub Skill Module 85 - Control workplace hazards and risks (259624)

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to describe the information, training and duties of persons exposed to hazardous substances and risks, as well as understanding the responsibilities of both employer and employee in such situations. Learners will be able to identify hazardous substances by product and company, the procedures required to handle them, the risks and dangers associated with hazardous substances and the methods of dealing with exposure to them. They will also be able to explain the production, processing, use, storage, handling or transporting of hazardous substances, as well as dealing with compliance and non-compliance issues.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining the governance of workplace hazardous substances.
  • Explaining material safety data sheets (MSDS) for hazardous substances in the workplace.
  • Explaining risks associated with workplace hazardous substances.
  • Controlling workplace hazardous substances.
Sub Skill Module 92 - Demonstrate an understanding of strata control theory and terminology relevant to mining environment 

You will be learning towards the outcome "Demonstrate an understanding of strata control theory and terminology relevant to mining environment"

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following specific outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic rock mechanics terminology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the physical mining environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of geological discontinuities and associated hazards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role of pillars in mining.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the term "Remnant" and remnant precautions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the term "Special Areas" and controls required in such areas.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Short Courses 101 - 400
Sub Skill Module 104 - Control operations in a blasting section in an underground coal mine.

This module requires of learners to Control operations in a blasting section in an underground coal mine. You will be learning towards the outcome "Control operations in a blasting section in an underground coal mine".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Prepare to control operations in a blasting section.
  • Control operations in a blasting section.
  • Demonstrate teamwork.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 105 - Select, use and care for engineering hand tools (119744)

People in the field of vehicle servicing and repair require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this Sub Skill Module. Qualifying learners can select, safely use and care for a range of engineering hand tools used for checking, forming, cutting, marking and fastening tools and tooling aids.

Sub Skill Module 106 - Apply and maintain safety in a working environment (258925)

This Sub Skill Module is for persons in the Electrical Engineering; Generation; Distribution; Transmission, Construction and Renewable Energy Sectors.

A person credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to: 

  • Adhere to safety signs, regulations and procedures related to a working environment.
  • Care for safety equipment.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures before, during and after job processes.
  • Report and record safety anomalies.

This Sub Skill Module will contribute to the full development of the learner within the electrical engineering and construction environment by providing recognition, further mobility and transport ability within the field of Physical Planning and Construction. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the electrical engineering and construction environment.

Sub Skill Module 108 - Apply Fundamental Concepts of Supply Chain Management Optimisation (11273)
This Sub Skill Module is for people wishing to become competent in the application of the fundamental principles of supply chain management. Individuals who are credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to identify opportunities to add value to the processes and procedures required to plan, source, make and deliver materials and goods.
Sub Skill Module 109 - Apply the processes of planning and control as it relates to budgeting, standard costing and decentralised control (13102)
People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to implement the concepts of budgeting, standard costing and decentralised control in order to apply the process of planning and control.
Sub Skill Module 110 - Demonstrate an understanding of stress in order to apply strategies levels in personal and work situations (15096)

This Sub Skill Module is designed to empower learners to manage stress in their personal lives and work situations in order to improve their quality of life.

The qualifying learner is capable of: 

  • Describing stress in personal life and work situations.
  • Analysing the causes of stress in personal life and work situations.
  • Describing reactions to stress.
  • Applying strategies to manage stress in personal life and work situations.
Sub Skill Module 111 - Identify and interpret related legislation and its impact on the Team, Department or Division and ensure compliance (15225)

This Sub Skill Module is intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as a heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, and may have more than one team reporting to them.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Identifying and accessing legislation, legal documents and rules
  • Interpreting legislation, legal documents and rules
  • Complying with legislation and rules which regulate business in general and the department/division in particular
  • Identifying areas of non-compliance

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Sub Skill Module 113 - Plan, Organise, Implement and Control Record-Keeping systems (110526)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to Plan, Organise, Implement and Control Record-Keeping systems

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Create a record keeping system
  • Maintain and update the record keeping system
  • Locate and provide records to users on request

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Sub Skill Module 116 - Present, Analyse and interpret information on conflict situations (117844)

This Sub Skill Module is intended for learners who gather and present information or serve as fact-finders in conflict situations. It is particularly useful for learners who are involved in conflict resolution.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Collecting information about conflict
  • Presenting information on conflict
  • Analysing conflict
  • Interpreting conflict.

Sub Skill Module Range.

  • In-depth analysis and interpretation of various types of conflict situations.
  • "Conflict" refers to complex multi party conflicts, deep-rooted value conflicts, escalated conflicts involving violence
  • "Analysis" refers to showing greater understanding of cultural dynamics, gender analysis, analysis resources available and analysis power. The analysis places greater emphasis on socio-economic and socio-political factors.

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Sub Skill Module 117 - Facilitate meetings to deal with conflict situations (117854)

This module requires of learners to "Facilitate meetings to deal with conflict situations"

  • Preparing for meetings,
  • Conducting meetings,
  • Recording and reporting meeting outcomes,
  • Evaluating meetings.

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Sub Skill Module 118 - Guide learners about their learning, assessment and recognition opportunities (117874)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to those who work within an education, training and development context and who provide guidance and advise to learners about their learning, assessment and recognition opportunities.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Identify and analyse learner needs;
  • Prepare and review an individual development plan;
  • Provide guidance to learners;
  • Maintain records of learner needs and guidance provided; and
  • Evaluate services provided.

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Sub Skill Module 119 - Identify and deal with dangerous goods (119032)

This Sub Skill Module is for persons responsible for managing incidents especially in identifying and dealing with dangerous goods.

A person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to: 

  • Understand and apply different types of dangerous goods Legislation, Protocols and Conventions.
  • Identify protective action factors.
  • Apply protective actions.
  • Apply safety precautions.

This Sub Skill Module will contribute to the full development of any learner to increasing levels of efficiency and effectiveness and more specifically within the incident management discipline by providing recognition, further mobility and transport ability within the field. The knowledge, skills and understanding demonstrated in this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the incident management discipline environment.

Sub Skill Module 120 - Isolate and secure a scene

This Sub Skill Module is for learners who have yo demonstrate the ability to monitor, report and advise on the safety principles pertaining to sources of electrical energy.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable of:

  • Close routes and identify alternative routes
  • Cordon off the scene Develop an evacuation plan
  • Mobilize and dispatch resources

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Sub Skill Module 124 - Promote Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace (244285)

This Sub Skill Module is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to promote occupational health and safety in a work place.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of: 

  • Explaining the communication processes in promoting occupational health and safety in the working place.
  • Demonstrating the planning and execution of a project designed to promote occupational health and safety in the working place.
  • Monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of promotional programmes.
Sub Skill Module 125 - Monitor, report and advise on the safety principles pertaining to sources of electrical energy (244286)

This Sub Skill Module is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to monitor, report and advise on the safety principles pertaining to sources of electrical energy.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module will be capable of: 

  • Monitoring, reporting and advising on the specified requirements pertaining to the safety principles regarding sources of electrical energy.
  • Isolating sources of electrical energy is explained.
  • Monitoring, reporting and advising on the relevant legislation, including laws, bylaws, and maintenance protocols with examination records, applicable to sources of electrical energy.
  • Explaining the need for and use of Personal Protective Equipment when dealing with sources of electrical energy.
Sub Skill Module 127 - Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in the workplace (244288)

This Sub Skill Module enables learners to interpret health and safety legislation, and advise management on issues, which threaten the safety of people in the workplace.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of: 

  • Discussing pertinent occupational health and safety legislation applicable to a specific workplace.
  • Discussing and explaining the application of the common law principles pertinent to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Explaining the principles of the law of delict and of criminal law applicable to an accident occurring in the workplace.
  • Applying the current Act for compensation for occupational injuries and diseases in the workplace.
Sub Skill Module 129 - Legal Liability

This course is ideal for Site Managers and Supervisors for information regarding their legal duties and responsibilities and to provide awareness of the duties and responsibilities that they accept when signing legal appointment documentation.

Sub Skill Module 158 - Measure acceleration of vibration (120321)

Persons credited with this Sub Skill Module will be able to responsibly measure acceleration of vibration by means of an accelerometer and recommend appropriate remedial action. The competency includes all the activities associated with the preparation, the actual measuring and post-measurement procedures.

Sub Skill Module 205 - Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic strata control principles

You will be learning towards the outcome “Demonstrate Knowledge and Understanding of Basic Strata Control Principles”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic strata control principles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic coal fields geology.

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Sub Skill Module 208 - Ventilate a production section to control gases and dust in an underground coal mine

You will be learning towards the outcome “Ventilate a production section to control gases and dust in an Underground Coal Mine”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Prepare to ventilate a board and pillar production section;
  • Ventilate a board and pillar production section; and
  • Demonstrate Teamwork.

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Sub Skill Module 226 - Demonstrate an understanding of the identification of and dealing with rock strata conditions (244453)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Demonstrate an understanding of the identification of and dealing with rock strata conditions

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable to:

  • Understand and explain the specified requirements pertaining to strata control, the effects of poor support standards and the installation of support units.
  • Understanding of the GCR system.
Sub Skill Module 231 - Follow basic health and safety practices underground

You will be learning towards the outcome "Follow basic health and safety practices underground ".

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 248 - Demonstrate an understanding of the causes of fall of ground

You will be learning towards the outcome “Demonstrate a basic understanding of the causes of falls of ground.”

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate basic understanding of planes that create loose rock.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify potential falls of ground.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate remedial measures.
  • Record and report potential falls of ground.

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Sub Skill Module 275 - Receive, handle, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace (244378)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who have to receive, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to the receiving, storage and issuing of explosives and accessories at a workplace.
  • Prepare to receive, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace.
  • Receive, handle, store and issue explosives and accessories at a workplace.
  • Perform post-receiving, storage and issuing activities.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module contribute to social and economic transformation and the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by receiving, storing and issuing explosives and accessories at a workplace as part of the mining process.

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for receiving, storing and issuing explosives and accessories at a workplace in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, competent and informed workers.

Sub Skill Module 305 - Transport explosives and accessories by means of a self-propelled mobile machine

You will be learning towards the outcome "Transport explosives and accessories by means of a self-propelled mobile machine".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Explain the transportation of explosives and accessories by means of a self-propelled mobile machine.
  • Prepare the self-propelled mobile machine for transporting and loading of explosives.
  • Transport explosives and accessories

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 344 - Demonstrate a basic understanding of explosives and accessories (257036)

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote knowledge and understanding of handling explosives on surface excavations in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers. This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who work with or come into contact with explosives on surface excavations.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Identify explosives and accessories.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the application of explosives on surface excavations.
  • Demonstrate understanding of explosives handling.
  • Adhere to occupational health and safety requirements.
Sub Skill Module 346 - Identify and demarcate misfires in a surface excavation (257055)

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector. This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for identifying and demarcating misfires in a surface excavation.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding identification and demarcation of misfires.
  • Prepare to identify and demarcate misfires.
  • Identify and demarcate misfires.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to identification and demarcation of misfires.
Sub Skill Module 347 - Makeup primer and charge holes (257022)

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote knowledge and understanding of making up primers and charging holes on surface mines and quarries in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of explosives handling, transport and storage.
  • Make up a primer.
  • Prepare to charge shot holes with explosives and accessories.
  • Charge shot holes with explosives.
  • Perform post-charging activities.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

Sub Skill Module 349 - Time and connect blast initiating systems (257058)

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote knowledge and understanding of timing and connecting blast initiating systems on surface mines and quarries in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of explosives handling, transport and storage.
  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to the installation and maintenance of an initiating system.
  • Prepare to connect blast initiating system.
  • Install the blast initiating system and time the blast.
  • Perform post-installation activities.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

Sub Skill Module 351 - Carry out secondary breaking using explosives in surface excavations (116534)

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector. This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of carrying out secondary breaking using explosives in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of secondary breaking.
  • Prepare for secondary blasting.
  • Conduct secondary blasting operations.
  • Carry out post blast procedures.
Sub Skill Module 352 - Coordinate drilling and blasting operations (257023)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to be able to install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Explaining the specified requirements pertaining to the installation of explosion barriers.
  • Preparing to install explosion barriers.
  • Installing explosion barriers.
  • Performing post-installation activities.
Sub Skill Module 353 - Prepare and mark off work area for drilling (257059)

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector. This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for marking off a work area for drilling.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding regarding marking off a work area for drilling.
  • Prepare to mark off drill holes.
  • Marking off drill holes.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the marking off of drill holes.
Sub Skill Module 357 - Blast materials in Surface excavations (257039)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for persons who intend following a career in the mining and minerals sector.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of blasting operations in Surface excavations.
  • Prepare for quarry blasting.
  • Charge up and initiate the blast.
  • Treat and blast misfires.
  • Destroy old explosives.
  • Conduct post-blasting operations.

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of blasting materials in surface excavations in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

Sub Skill Module 367 - Drill blast holes in a surface mining operation

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Grade material using a motor grader. You will be learning towards the outcome "Drill blast holes in a surface mining operation".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding drilling blast holes in a surface mining operation.
  • Prepare to drill blast holes.
  • Drill blast holes.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the drilling of blast holes.

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Sub Skill Module 371 - Drill small diameter blast holes using a percussion drilling rig and compressor (230020)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for persons who intend following a career in the mining and minerals sector, particularly in the domain of cement, lime, aggregates and sand.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of small diameter blast hole drilling.
  • Prepare to drill small diameter blast holes.
  • Drill small diameter blast holes.
  • Finalise drilling operations.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of drilling small diameter blast holes using a drilling rig and compressor in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

Sub Skill Module 373 - Haul and dump material using a haul truck

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Grade material using a motor grader. You will be learning towards the outcome "Grade material using a motor grader".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding grading material using a Motor Grader
  • Prepare to grade material
  • Grade material
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the grading operation

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Sub Skill Module 377 - Load material using a face shovel

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Grade material using a motor grader. You will be learning towards the outcome "Grade material using a motor grader".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding grading material using a Motor Grader
  • Prepare to grade material
  • Grade material
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the grading operation

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Sub Skill Module 387 - Transport and distribute explosives using a heavy-duty explosives vehicle (257017)

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector. This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are responsible for transporting and distribution of explosives.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding transporting and distribution of explosives using a heavy duty explosives vehicle.
  • Prepare to transport and distribute explosives.
  • Transport and distribute explosives.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the transportation and distribution of explosives operation.
Short Courses 401 - 700
Sub Skill Module 430 - Perform basic fire fighting (12484)

The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this Sub Skill Module are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering.

The learning outcomes in this Sub Skill Module also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications. Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.

Sub Skill Module 431 - Cut mild steel by means of an Oxy-acetylene cutting torch(version 2) (244376)

This Sub Skill Module will be useful to people who are required to cut mild steel by means of an Oxy-acetylene cutting torch.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Explain the factors critical to cutting mild steel by means of an Oxy-acetylene cutting torch.
  • Prepare to cut mild steel by means of an Oxy-acetylene cutting torch.
  • Cut mild steel by means of an Oxy-acetylene cutting torch.
  • Complete the mild steel cutting process and prepare for operation and/or production.
Sub Skill Module 432 - Inspect, use and care for manual lifting equipment and tackle (253575)

This Sub Skill Module is for learners within the mechanical handling (rigging) field and focuses on lifting equipment and tackle, other than fiber and wire ropes and mechanical handling devices.

A person credited with this Sub Skill Module is able to:

  • Identify and explain the application of manual lifting equipment and tackle.
  • Inspect manual lifting equipment and tackle.
  • Use manual lifting equipment and tackle.
  • Maintain, care and store manual lifting equipment and tackle.

This Sub Skill Module will contribute to the full development of any learner by providing recognition, further mobility and transport ability within the field mechanical handling (rigging).

The knowledge, skills and understanding demonstrated in this Sub Skill Module are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the broader engineering environment.

Sub Skill Module 444: Doze material using a rubber wheel dozer

This module requires of learners to “Doze material using a rubber wheel dozer

The qualifying learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding dozing material using a rubber wheel dozer.
  • Prepare to doze material.
  • Doze material.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the dozing operation

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Sub Skill Module 447: Drill holes using a Small Diameter Rotary Drill not exceeding 170mm

This module requires of learners to “Drill holes using a Small Diameter Rotary Drill not exceeding 170mm.

  • Prepare to drill holes
  • Drill holes
  • Monitor drilling operations

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Sub Skill Module 452: Excavate and load material using hydraulic excavator

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Excavate and load material using hydraulic excavator. You will be learning towards the outcome "Excavate and load material using hydraulic excavator".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding the excavation and loading of material using a hydraulic excavator.
  • Prepare to excavate and load material.
  • Excavate and load material.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the excavating and loading operation

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Sub Skill Module 453: Grade material using a motor grader

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Grade material using a motor grader. You will be learning towards the outcome "Grade material using a motor grader".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding grading material using a Motor Grader
  • Prepare to grade material
  • Grade material
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the grading operation

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Sub Skill Module 484: Track dozer to move material

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to move material using a track dozer.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding dozing material using a track dozer.
  • Prepare to doze material.
  • Doze material.
  • Complete the duties pertaining to the dozing operation.

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Sub Skill Module 485 - Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Mine Gases

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Dust
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying dust
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 486 - Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Ventilation

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Dust
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying dust
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 487 - Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Dust

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Dust
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying dust
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 488 - Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part A: Plan Reading
This Module requires learners to aim upon completing this module through description of sketches and solutions to fulfill the learning outcomes for Plan reading and pertaining to mine planning
Sub Skill Module 489 - Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Mining

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Mining
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying Mining
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 490 - Mine Overseer Certificate of Competency Part B: Shafts

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Shafts
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying Shafts
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 491 - Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Engineering

This module requires of learners to Mine Overseer certificate of competency Part B: Engineering

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Dust
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying dust
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 492 - Mine Overseer Certificate of Competency Part B: LAW

The learners will be able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to Law
  • Prepare and implement Systems for allying Law
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

Sub Skill Module 499 - Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding hazardous substances in the working place (120370)

This Sub Skill Module requires of learners to demonstrate the ability to monitor, advise and report on compliance with legislation regarding hazardous substances.

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable of:

  • Monitoring, advising and reporting on the scope and understanding of the specified requirements as regards to hazardous substances in a work place.
  • Demonstrating knowledge pertaining to the application of methods in preventing exposure to hazardous substances in a work place.
  • Demonstrating knowledge pertaining to the classification, physical state, health effects and disposal methods of hazardous substances in a workplace.
Short Courses 701 - 1000
Sub Skill Module 772 - First Aid Level 1

First aid is the immediate care given to a person who has been injured or suddenly taken ill. It includes self-help and home care if medical assistance is not available or is delayed. It also includes well-selected words of encouragement, evidence of willingness to help, and promotion of confidence by demonstration of competence. The person giving first aid, the first-alder, deals with the whole situation, the injured person, and the injury or illness. He knows what not to do as well as what to do; he avoids errors that are frequently made by untrained persons through well-meant but misguided efforts. He knows, too, that his first aid knowledge and skill can mean the difference between life and death, between temporary and permanent disability, and between rapid recovery and long hospitalization.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Demonstrate the principles of primary emergency care.
  • Assess and control a single injury emergency scene in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants.
  • Explain and manage shock.
  • Carry out secondary assessment of the sick or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care at the scene.
  • Keep records of the incident/accident.
Sub Skill Module 773 - Fire Fighting and Emergency Response

The person credited with this Sub Skill Module can distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understanding the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace.

The learners will be able to explain:

  • The types of emergency alarms in the workplace,
  • The procedures for responding to them
  • The methods and procedures which need to be applied in an assembly area after an alarm.
Sub Skill Module 774 - Conveyor: Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace

This Sub Skill Module will be useful for persons who are required to conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within an underground working place to ensure a healthy and safe environment to work in.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module are able to: 

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • Prepare for hazard identification.
  • Identify hazards and assess risks.
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action.

The knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module contribute to social and economic transformation and the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment as part of the mining process.

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, competent and informed workers.

Sub Skill Module 850 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - What is LAW

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Explain the implication of legal liabilities;
  • Identify, evaluate and appoint contractors; and
  • Manage contractors effectively.
Sub Skill Module 851 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act

The objectives of this course are the following: To explain and discuss:

  • Legal liabilities and terminology;
  • The identification, evaluation and appointment of contractors; and
  • How to effectively manage contractors.
Sub Skill Module 852 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Motivation, coaching and safety

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Motivation of employees
  • Coaching of employees
  • Supervisor and training
Sub Skill Module 853 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Accident investigation

Participants will know the following at the end of this course:

  • Supervisor’s role in accident
  • Investigation
  • What is an accident?
Sub Skill Module 854 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Hazard identification

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Create a checklist.
  • Correct hazards/unsafe acts immediately.
  • Document all inspections.
  • Follow-up/close loop.
  • Give feedback to employees.
  • Keep safety visible!
Sub Skill Module 855 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Crane Safety

Participants will know the following at the end of this course:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 OF 1993
  • Regulations
  • Site specific rules
  • Procedures
Sub Skill Module 856 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Fire fighting

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course: To provide hospital staff with an overview of:

  • Fire drills
  • Fire exits
  • Fire alarm/suppression system
  • Fire safety equipment
  • smoke doors, emergency generators, fire extinguishers
  • Controlling a fire
  • Evacuation
Sub Skill Module 857 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Electrical

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Definitions
  • Basic Principles of Electricity
  • Alternating Current
  • Basic Electric Circuits
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Maintenance
Sub Skill Module 858 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Excavation

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • The greatest risk at an excavation
  • How to protect employees from cave-ins
  • Factors that pose a hazard to employees working in excavations
  • The role of a competent person at an excavation site
Sub Skill Module 859 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Fall protection and working at heights 1

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Fall protection options and planning
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Anchor lines
  • Safety precautions
  • Hazards
  • Training
Sub Skill Module 860 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Flammable materials

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Flammable and combustible liquids
  • Design, construction, and capacity of storage cabinets
  • Ventilation
  • Handling liquids
  • Ignition
  • Grounding
  • MSDS
  • Labels

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Sub Skill Module 861 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Housekeeping

The objectives of this course are the following:

  • Benefits of good housekeeping
  • Costs of poor housekeeping
  • Housekeeping responsibilities
  • Good housekeeping habits
  • Common housekeeping hazards
  • How to eliminate housekeeping hazards and prevent accidents
Sub Skill Module 862 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Lockout/Tag-out

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Definitions.
  • Procedures.
  • Types of energy.
  • Magnitude of energy sources.
  • Locations & how-to lockout energy sources.
  • Types of devices to be used.
Sub Skill Module 863 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Manual Handling

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • How to lift safely
  • Procedures of lifting
  • Forklifts
  • Injuries
  • Hazards
Sub Skill Module 864 - Legal Liability For Occupational Health And Safety Act - Hand and Power Tools

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Hazards
  • Rules
  • Hand tools & Power Tools (Use and precautions)

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Sub Skill Module 865 - Legal Liability for Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS 85 OF 1993)

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • The nature of fall hazards in the work area.
  • The correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, and disassembling the fall protection systems to be used.
  • The proper construction, use, placement, and care in handling of all stairways and ladders.
  • The maximum intended load-carrying capacities of ladders.
Sub Skill Module 866 - Legal Liability for Occupational Health and Safety Act - Scaffolding

Participants will be able to do the following at the end of this course:

  • Use appropriate scaffold construction methods.
  • Erect, move, or alter scaffold properly.
  • Protect from falling objects or tools.
  • Ensure stable access.
  • Use a competent person.
  • Train on scaffold construction and the hazards involved with scaffolds.
  • Inspect scaffold before each shift and after alterations.
  • Determine fall protection requirements.
Module 889: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relevant terminology used in mining – range of underground coal, surface, underground hard-rock

You will be learning towards the outcome "Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relevant terminology used in mining – range of underground coal, surface, underground hard-rock".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following specific outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in underground coal.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in surface mining.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in underground hard rock. .

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 900 - Construction: Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace (244383)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to "Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace"

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Prepare for hazard identification
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action
Sub Skill Module 901 - Construction: Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representatives (259622)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Describe the "functions of the workplace health and safety representatives"

Learners credited with this Sub Skill Module are capable to:

  • Describe the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives
  • Explain the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place.
  • Address safety, health and environmental related issues within the scope of authority.
  • Comply with the activities within safety, health and environmental structures.
Sub Skill Module 902 - Construction: Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace (259639)

This Sub Skill Module requires learners to Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace

The qualifying learner is capable to Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace

  • The duties of both the employees and employers with regard to Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace
  • General safety rules in a workplace.
  • The use and application of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in a workplace
  • The need for good housekeeping in the workplace
  • Applying emergency procedures in the workplace
Sub Skill Module 952 - Demonstrate knowledge to test and monitor for basic gases in an underground coal mine (Co, Co2, O2 and CH4)

You will be learning towards the outcome “Test and Monitor for Basic Gases in an Underground Coal Mine”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Prepare to test and monitor for gas.
  • Test and monitor for gas.

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Sub Skill Module 957 - Install and remove hydraulic props

You will be learning towards the outcome “Install and remove hydraulic props”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to the installation and removal of hydraulic props;
  • Prepare to install hydraulic props; and
  • Install and remove hydraulic props.

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Sub Skill Module 958 - Install and remove mechanical props

You will be learning towards the outcome “Install and remove mechanical props”.

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to the installation and removal of mechanical props;
  • Prepare to install mechanical props; and
  • Install and remove mechanical props.

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Sub Skill Module 973 - Basic Rigging

You will be learning towards the outcome "Basic Rigging".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Identify rigging equipment;
  • Inspect rigging equipment, in accordance with regulations and procedure; and
  • Sling and position of equipment in accordance with regulations and procedures.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 974 - Identify and use a steel wire rope

You will be learning towards the outcome "Identify and use a steel wire rope".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Identify and explain the application of steel wire ropes.
  • Splice and join and inspect steel wire ropes.
  • Use steel wire ropes.
  • Maintain, care and store steel wire ropes.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 975 - Lift and move a load

This module requires of learners to Lift and move a load. You will be learning towards the outcome "Lift and move a load".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Explain the factors critical to lifting and moving loads
  • Prepare to lift and move a load
  • Lift and move the load
  • Make the load available for production purposes

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 976 - Identify and use Fibre ropes

This module requires of learners to Identify and use Fibre ropes. You will be learning towards the outcome "Identify and use Fibre ropes".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Identify and explain the application of fibre ropes.
  • Splice, join and inspect fibre ropes.
  • Maintain, care and store fibre ropes.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 977 - Direct the operation of an overhead crane

This module requires of learners to Direct the operation of an overhead crane. You will be learning towards the outcome "Direct the operation of an overhead crane".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Explain the factors critical to directing the operation of an overhead crane
  • Prepare to direct the operation of an overhead crane;
  • Direct the operation of an overhead crane; and
  • Complete the task and shutdown.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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Sub Skill Module 978 - Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of typical underground coal mining processes and layouts

You will be learning towards the outcome "Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of typical underground coal mining processes and layouts".

Whilst learning towards the outcome you will be required to achieve the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of coal breaking;
  • Explain basic methods of loading coal; and
  • Explain basic methods of transporting.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.

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