National certificate: freight handling

Course description

The safe handling of freight is dependent upon the applicable people complying with the relevant procedures and applying the necessary skills to their handling.

Course outline

By the end of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • understand the principles of the freight handling business in South Africa
  • understand the composition of the supply chain in the transport industry
  • understand legislated and company-required health, safety, environmental and security practices
  • act responsibly when handling freight.