Compliance training aims to educate learners on legislative, regulatory or policy requirements for their industry or specific job function.

The course will enable learners 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.

This course is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to conduct a risk assessment in the workplace. The course will enable the learner to prepare and conduct a risk assessment as well as, initiate remedial actions for hazards identified and risks assessed.

Upon completion of the course the learner will be able to use a step by step approach to apply Root Cause Analysis, know what methods to use at each step and avoid common pitfalls. The learner will be able to set the objective for the intended RCA to be conducted, gather all required information and determine the depth of investigation required.

The person credited with this unit standard is able to use gangway signals by selecting the correct position and signal equipment according to operational requirements. They are also able to conduct continuous assessment of the lifting gear and evaluate the slinging methods to ensure safe operating practices.

On completion of the course, the successful learner will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic firefighting equipment.

This practical course will provide learners with the necessary tools and skills to enable them to carry out hazard identification and risk assessments in the workplace. The aim of the course is to enable responsible and informed contributions to the health and safety effort in the workplace.

Upon completion of the course, the learner will have a better understanding of the functions and responsibility of an HSE Representative. The learner will be able to carry out basic inspections and participate in HSE committee procedures.

Learners wishing to acquire the competencies in this course will be, individuals working at height where there is a risk of injury from a fall. Learners will be involved in performing tasks at height. Learners will be able to follow fall arrest principles to perform work at height safely, under supervision of a qualified supervisor.

Upon completion of the course, the successful learner will understand how to adopt a detailed but simple approach to incident investigation procedures and techniques.

On completion of the course, the successful learner will be able to identify, evaluate and record safety, health and environmental hazards in their designated work areas, and be able to evaluate the risks attached to operational tasks and processes.

First Aid level 1 is the minimum required qualification for all workplaces in South Africa (as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act). The course equips candidates with the basic principles of assessing an emergency situation, contacting the emergency services as quickly as possible and while awaiting their arrival, candidates will be able to perform basic skills required to sustain life.

On completion of the course, the successful learner will be able to explain the requirements for conducting a preliminary investigation, gather information for the preliminary investigation, as well as perform post-investigation activities.

The course is designed to equip the learner in applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures, perform inspections and describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative. The course will also enable students to perform an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents.

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