This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses. The person credited with this unit standard 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 centre.
3 Credits │NQF LEV 2
This Unit Standard requires learners to be able to identify and deal with workplace hazardous materials and substances. Learners credited with this Unit Standard are capable of:
- Describing the legal and specified requirements for identifying and dealing with workplace hazardous substances
- Identifying workplace hazardous substances in specified contexts
- Identifying risks associated with hazardous substances in specified contexts
- Controlling hazardous substances in specified contexts
4 Credits │ NQF LEV 1
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.
This unit standard is for persons responsible for transferring material by means of a belt conveyor. A person credited with this unit standard can:
Demonstrate knowledge relating to the transfer of material.
Prepare to transfer material.
Complete duties pertaining to the material transfer process.
Learners credited with this Unit Standard are capable of:
Explaining the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place.
Describing the legislative framework of workplace health and safety legislation, legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives and committees, and the effect on the duties of health and safety representatives of health and safety legislation pertaining to the employers and employees (including contractors)
Participating in the actions to address safety, health and environmental related issues.
Participating in activities within safety, health and environmental structure
3 CREDITS │ NQF LEV 2
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Obtaining documents of goods to be received.
Receiving and checking new goods.
Storing new goods.
Reporting and recording damaged goods received.
CREDITS 3 │ NQF LEV 3
People in the field of vehicle servicing and repair require the skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard.
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.
8 CREDITS │ NQF LEV 2
Learners who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to identify the hazard of confined spaces and the precautions required for the safety of the workers and public.
This unit standard underpins the Elective Learning.
It contributes to the development of a professional community of Construction workers. The contribution to The National Skills Development Strategy is the key development interface between learners and new competencies to be achieved.
Its contribution to socio-economic transformation is that learners would be able to undergo RPL-assessment and thereby received recognition for previous learning and experience. The employability and career prospects of learners can therefore be enhanced by the qualification.
2 CREDITS │ NQF LEV 2