Taking basic care of freight handling machinery

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to utilise the competencies acquired in selecting, utilising and caring for freight handling machinery and equipment, to positively add to operational efficiencies.

Course outline

By the end of the course, learners will understand:

  • how to conduct pre-trip inspection, operating, shut down and parking of equipment
  • handling equipment capacity, rating and operation i.e. using the correct equipment for the correct mass, as well as the principles of operation
  • suitability of equipment in relation to environment and prevailing conditions (e.g. preventing contamination through exhaust fumes)
  • safety precautions in operating the equipment for particular product types
  • safety measures, and in the event of incidents and accidents, procedures to be followed
  • the consequences of failure to comply with maintenance and operational requirements on machinery and equipment
  • the relevant national and international standards, codes and legislation pertaining to the selected discipline.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Taking basic care of freight handling machinery

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

2

SAQA ID:

8021

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate (Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping)

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person working with freight machinery 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:

Taking basic care of freight handling machinery

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

2

SAQA ID:

8021

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate (Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping)

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person working with freight machinery 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:

Taking basic care of freight handling machinery

Course Price:

R 875

Course Duration:

1 day

Credits:

2

SAQA ID:

8021

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate (Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping)

Target Groups:

• This programme is aimed at any person working with freight machinery within the warehousing or logistics chain.
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