Packing, handling & securing freight

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to secure freight in a manner ensuring the elimination of damage to freight during storage and/or transport.

Course outline

By the end of the course, learners can understand, explain and apply:

  • relevant legislation (e.g. OHS Act, Transport Regulations, etc.) facilities and company policies that pertain to packing/stockpiling, handling, marking and securing of freight
  • compatibility of product type/categories and the type of decisions required concerning separation of non-compatible products
  • appropriate handling equipment, safety equipment and personal protective equipment in relation to the safe handling and securing of freight
  • securing techniques and the characteristics of materials used
  • appropriate actions to take in the event of accidents and/or incidents
  • the ramifications of poor product knowledge
  • methods of identifying freight or bulk.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Packing, handling and securing freight

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

8

SAQA ID:

8036

NQF Level:

4

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; ‘Controlling Hazardous/dangerous and Dangerous Goods'

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person packing, handling or securing freight within the warehousing or logistics chain.

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Packing, handling and securing freight

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

8

SAQA ID:

8036

NQF Level:

4

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; ‘Controlling Hazardous/dangerous and Dangerous Goods'

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person packing, handling or securing freight within the warehousing or logistics chain.

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Packing, handling and securing freight

Course Price:

R 1 630

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

8

SAQA ID:

8036

NQF Level:

4

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; ‘Controlling Hazardous/dangerous and Dangerous Goods'

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person packing, handling or securing freight within the warehousing or logistics chain.
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