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Introduction to SAMTECH is an introductory course to the field of safety management. It introduces learners to the fundamental requirements of health and safety systems and techniques required to reduce workplace accidents which might results to employee injuries and property damage. This course is a prerequisite to SAMTECH Safety Officer course, After completing this course learners will be able to register for the SAMTECH course to be trained as Competent Health and Safety Officers.

Course Overview.
 Introduction to Health and Safety Law
 Principles of health and Safety Management
 Introduction to Health and Safety Systems
 Hazards Identification and Classification
 Developing of Safe Work Procedures
 Health and Safety Inspections
 Good Housekeeping Practice
 Hierarchy of Controls

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 16 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 117701 and 244287

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Six(6) Days
 Monday to Friday Training and Saturday Morning

Exam Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R5 900

SAMTECH is a safety management course designed for people working as health and safety practitioners or people who are pursuing a career on the health and safety field. After completing the course learners will be able to implement occupational health and safety management strategies within their organizations and facilitate an improved health and safety management programme which reduces workplace injuries and diseases. After successfully completing this course a candidate can work as a Safety Officer.
Course Overview
 Legislation Module (OHS Act and Regulations)
 Occupational Health Module
 Occupational Safety Module
 Risk Management Module
 Environmental Awareness Module
 Safety Management System Module

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 18 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 244283 and 120303

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Introduction to SAMTECH
 Ten (10) Days
 Monday to Friday Training

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R12 980

The construction industry is one of the most hazardous working environment in the world. Every year many people are permanently disabled or are fatally injured during construction work, as a result the Department of Labour has promulgated the construction regulations to regulate construction activities with several mandatory safety requirements. This course is designed for people who want to specialise in construction health and safety management after completing their SAMTECH course. According to new legislative requirements no person can work as a Construction Health and Safety Officer without being registered with the SACPCMP Council. Candidates completing this course shall gain the knowledge required to work as competent Construction Health and Safety Officers and qualify for mandatory registration process with SACPCMP Council.

Course Overview

 Legislation Module (New Construction Regulations)
 Legal Appointees and Mandatory Safety Rules
 Hazard Identification and Treatment
 Policy and Safe Work Procedures
 Issue Based Risk Assessment
 Packaging a Safety File
 SACPCMP Registration

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 12 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 15136 and 244508

Prerequisite and Duration
 SAMTECH Course
 Five (6) Days
 Monday to Saturday

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R9 980

A domestic worker is one of the most important member in every family they are employed in, they look after food, children, elderly or sick family members when parents are at work. A domestic worker is defined as a gardener, driver or person who looks after children, the aged, sick, frail or disabled in a private household . Domestic workers are the first line of defense during emergency situations, thus it is of outmost importance for every domestic worker to be trained on how to administer first aid treatment and basic fire fighting techniques in order to save a life and your property. First Aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery.

Course Overview
 Medico-legal Implications of First Aid
 Introduction to Elementary Anatomy and Physiology
 Handling Fractures, Head Injuries and Spinal Injuries
 Dealing with Medical Conditions (stroke, heart attack, epilepsy, allergicreactions and epilepsy)
 Response in other Emergency Situations (Drowning, Poisoning and ElectricShock)
 Treatment of Common Injuries (Burns, Bleeding,Lacerations)
 Treatment of SHOCK and Unconsciousness
 Perform CPR and Artificial Respiration
 Basic Fire Fighting Techniques

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 1
 8 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 119567 and 252250

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 08
 Able to Read and Write
 Three (3) Days Training

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 50% Individual Practical
 30% Multiple Choice Examination

Price: R1 680

This course is an induction to health and safety principles. This course facilitates employees to work safely at their workplaces and reduce incidents which might lead to injuries and property damages. The course explains the duties of both the employees and employers with regard to Occupational Safety and Heath in the workplace. Learners will be able to understand the requirements that apply to persons entering the workplace and performing any duties therein as well as the requirements for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), housekeeping and emergency procedures that apply to the workplace.

Course Overview
 Workplace Health and Safety Requirements
 Intro to Occupational Health and Hygiene
 General Safety Rules in the Workplace
 Personal Safety Equipments (PPE)
 Good House Keeping Practices
 Emergency procedures

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 2
 04 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 259639

Prerequisite and Duration
 Read and Write
 One (1) Day

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R850

In accordance with their legal appointments managers are tasked with the difficult task of ensuring health and safety at their workplace(s), this means to create a working environment which is free of hazards and risk to their employees health and safety. Without the knowledge of health and safety management systems and it will be impossible for supervisors to understand what is required of them and to successfully complete the task which they are legally responsible for.
This course gives a holistic health and safety overview of what is required from workplace supervisors and what they should do to ensure that their organization comply/how to discharge the legal duties assigned to them under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 73 of 1993 to ensure a safety working place for employees.

Course Overview
 Workplace Environmental, Health and Safety Requirements
 Introduction to Health and Safety Management Systems
 Monitoring Workplace Health and Safety Compliance
 Evaluating Performance of Health and Safety Programme  Correct Health and Safety non-compliances
 Promoting health and Safety at work

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 2
 04 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 259604

Prerequisite and Duration
 Read and Write
 One (1) Day

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R1 350

Health and Safety Representative (SHE Rep) appointment is a legal requirement in terms of the occupational health and safety law. SHE Rep’s are tasked with the responsibility of protecting employees health and safety at the workplace through conducting health and safety inspections and audits, identifying potential hazards, risks and dangers at the workplace, Investigate incidents, Make recommendations regarding health and safety and attending health and safety committee meetings.
This course is designed to develop competent SHE Rep’s who will enforce compliance to health and safety legal requirements and reduce workplace incidents.

Course Overview
 SHE Representative Legal Appointment
 Powers of a SHE Representatives
 Duties of SHE Representatives
 Health and Safety monitoring
 Report on Safety Inspections
 Safety Committee Meetings

NQF Alignment and Credits

 Level 2
 06 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 259622 and 259619

Prerequisite and Duration
 Basic Health and Safety Course
 Three (3) Days

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R1 980

Waste management is part of every business operating model in everyday life. The promulgation of the National Environmental Management Waste Act in 2008 and its regulations in 2013 has introduces the stringiest waste legal requirements and waste management exercise has become very expensive. This course is designed to provide waste managers (environmental officers, graduate environmental officer and SHE practitioners) with a detailed knowledge of waste management regulation and practices for legal compliance and cost reduction. Learners completing this course will be able to work as competent waste managers and gain advantage to access better career opportunities as waste management competence has become critical in every business.

Course Overview
 Legislation (National Environmental Management Waste Act and Regulations)
 Waste Management Norms and Standards (Regulation 634 – 636 )
 Overview of the National Waste Management Strategy
 Waste Generation and Storage
 Waste Disposal Techniques
 Waste Management System
 Industrial Waste Management Plan

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 20 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 264461, 264474 and 264476

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Five (5) Days
 Monday to Friday

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group Practical
 50% Examination

Price: R8 690

This course is designed for people who are seeking a career as water quality practitioners (e.g. Department of Water Affairs Environmental Officers or Municipal Water Quality Monitors) or people who want to broaden their knowledge on water quality management. The course gives the principles of water quality management with detailed overview of DWAF’s best practice guidelines and the National Water Resource Strategy. After completing this course learners shall understand the principles of water quality management according to the National Water Act 36 of 1998 and gain advantage over others during interviews for water management careers.

Course Overview
 Legislation (National Water Act and Regulations)
 Integrated Water Resource Management (National Water Resource Strategy)
 Impacts of Water Uses on Water Quality ( Section 21 and General Authorizations)
 Catchments and Water Management Areas (New Water Management Areas)
 Water Quality Management (Water Q uality Monitoring Programmes)
 Catchment Management Agencies (CMA’s)

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 16 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 253959 and 264457

Duration
 Grade 12
 Five (5) Days

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group Practical
 50% Examination

Price: R8 690

Many students fail to complete their post graduate studies with record time due to the lack of understanding research philosophies, as a result they end up repeating the year at additional costs and time. The course is designed for students who are required to conduct a research project to fulfil the requirements of their post graduate degree. Students completing this course will gain an understanding of avoiding the common potholes when conducting their research and facilitate a smooth, painless, enjoyable research project for the fulfilment of their postgraduate degree.

Course Overview
 Research Philosophies
 Research Project Design
 Choosing a Good Research Problem
 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
 Formulating Sub-problems/Hypothesis/Research Questions
 Literature Review and Plagiarism  Data Collection and Interpretation
 Writing Your Research Project
 Referencing Styles

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 6
 20 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 10301

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Three (3) Days
 Monday to Wednesday

Assessment Strategy
 30% Class Exercises
 40% Mini-Research Project Practical
 30% Group Presentation Practical

Price: R2 890

Many organizations and governmental department today are failing to meet their business objectives as a results of lack of strategic management training. Managers are commonly engaged in the business as usual practice even though we are currently living in an volatile ever changing environment. Strategic managers are required in every organisation to develop strategies in response to their sector developments in order to usher their organization to success. Strategic managers think in vivid colour pictures and develop road maps leading to the success of their organization. This programme is designed to transform managers from their comfort zones and entice them to think out of the operating box and take advantage of available opportunities, reduce business risks and facilitate the achievement of the organization objectives.

Course Overview
 Introduction to Strategic Management
 Strategic Capabilities Strategic Purpose
 Organizational Culture and Strategy
 Business Strategy and Diversification
 Organising for Success and Monitoring
 Leadership and Strategic Change
 Case Studies

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 14 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 15219 and 114879

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Three (3) Days
 Monday to Wednesday

Assessment Strategy
 30% Class Exercises
 40% Mini-Research Project Practical
 30% Group Presentation Practical

Price: R6 790

Many organizations today are failing to meet their business objectives as a result of lack of competent supervisors or supervisory training. Supervisors are required in every organisation to usher the organization to success. Supervisors should ensure that their departments/sections produce efficiently using the allocated resources to meet organizational goals, as a result every supervisor need to know the impacts of non-delivery of their department/section to the overall company strategy. This course introduces the fundamental principles of employee monitoring and regulation for efficient production. The course is designed to develop skills required by Supervisors who are authorized to recommend and/or effect hiring, disciplining, promoting, improve production, rewarding, and other associated activities regarding the employees in their departments.

Course Overview
 Principles of Supervision
 Visible Felt Leadership Skills
 Planning and Organizing Skills
 Staffing and Basic Labour Law
 Motivating Team for Production
 Occupational Health and Safety
 Operational Resource Management
 Employee Training and Development
 Time Management and Disciplinary Procedures

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 4
 7 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 336959

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Three (3) Days

Assessment Strategy
 30% Class Exercises
 40% Mini-Research Project Practical
 30% Group Presentation Practical

Envirotrac Is an environmental manager’s certificate of competency in environmental management. The course combines the workplace experience and qualifications of SACNASP registered Professional Natural Environmental Scientist from different industries (mining, government and construction) and produces environmental management best practices in order to develop competent environmental managers. The course has been tailored to provide the principles of best environmental management practices to environmental graduates and environmental practitioners. The Course is the foundation of facilitating best environmental performance and help candidates to perform at their level best during interviews which will increase their chances of career development.

Course Overview
 Legislation (CRSA,NEMA,NWA,NEMWA,MPRDA, NEMAQA, NEMBA)
 Monitoring and Compliance (Auditing, Inspections and Monitoring)
 Environmental Risk Management (EIA and EMP)
 Stakeholder Engagement Module (Public Participation, Reporting & Communication)
 Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001 EMS, BS 8555 and EMAS)

NQF Alignment and Credits
 Level 5
 24 Credits
 SAQA Unit Standard 264458, 264455 and 120303

Prerequisite and Duration
 Grade 12
 Six (6) Days
 Monday to Friday Training and Saturday Morning Exam

Assessment Strategy
 20% Class Exercises
 30% Group presentation
 50% Examination

Price: R11 690

5 Day Course

29 January – 02 February 2018

Cost: R9 750

PURPOSE

To increase the level of understanding and application of the Environmental Impact Assessment.

OBJECTIVES

To develop and improve the understanding of the subject by the learner, in order to improve the level of competence and understanding in the Environmental Impact Assessment process. According to the National Environmental Management Act.

SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

To ensure that the learner understand how to interpret the requirements of the Environmental Impact Assessment. The Environmental Authorization process of the above scope will be applied for using the new 2014 EIA Regulations (R982) of the National Environmental Management Act 107, 1998. The regulations require that the planning work of the project be completed before application can be lodged with Department of Environmental Affairs. The new Regulations (R984) does not accommodate amendments as a result of Scope change and if a change is required for any reason, the application will be withdrawn and restarted again.

DURATION AND FREQUENCY

The presentation requires a minimum period of 3 days and can be presented twice a year at an institution. The industry specific training can be conducted on required basis.

3 Day Course
14-16 February 2018

Cost: R9 750

PURPOSE

To increase the level of understanding and application of the Integrated Water Use Licence Application/Water and Waste Management Plan. (IWWMP).This is a critical need for most of the employees responsible for the Environmental Management of the various institutions.

OBJECTIVES

To develop and improve the understanding of the subject by the learner, in order to improve the level of competence and understanding in the application of the Integrated Water Use Licence Application/Water and Waste Management Plan. (IWWMP) at their working environment. Water Use Authorizations is required in terms of Section 40 of the National Water Act. The Water Use Licence process consist of 3 distinct processes, namely:

  • The Water Use Licence Application, a document that contains all the completed Licence Application Forms (the DW forms), a copy of the receipt and other required documents (Title deeds, copies of Identity Documents and relevant agreements), as well as the Section 27 motivation.
  • The Technical Supporting Document. Depending on the specific water use applied for, this technical supporting document have a different format, containing different information. This may be as simple as a Section 21(a) application, or as complex as a Section 21(f), (g) or (c)/(i) application. Frequently, there are more water uses relevant, that need to be addressed in one document, at the same time defining the impact that the various water uses may have on other water users in the area. This document may include an EIA or Scoping section, and ERA (Environmental Risk Assessment), Cost Benefit Analysis, Monitoring and Management Plans and Strategies, and should be in line with the regional Catchment Management Plan. Also known as Integrated Water Resource Management Plans or Integrated Water and Waste Management Plans.
  • The Water Use Licence and Technical Motivation document. While this is normally completed by the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, lack of resources frequently results in delays. By compiling these documents as per the department’s requirements, another hurdle is crossed in the issuance of a Water Use Authorisation.

SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

To ensure that the learner understand how to interpret the requirements of the Integrated Water Use Licence Application/Water and Waste Management Plan. (IWWMP and to improve the leaner’s knowledge and share field experience in application.

DURATION AND FREQUENCY

The presentation requires a minimum period of 3 days and can be presented twice a year at an institution. The industry specific training can be conducted on required basis.

3 Day Course
7-9 February 2018

Cost: R9 750

PURPOSE

To increase the level of understanding and application of the Environmental Control officer role and the implementation of Environmental Management of the various institutions.

OBJECTIVES

To develop and improve the understanding of the role of an ECO. And understand the competence and understanding of the Environmental control officer role for various activities

SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

To ensure that the learner understand what the Environmental control officer role is all about, how to interpret the requirements of the Environmental Authority and Environmental Management Programme to improve the leaner’s knowledge and share field experience in application. To provide an on-site environmental management service to industry as well as ensuring effective implementation of the EIA, EMPr, WUL and landowner conditions. Ensure implementation and compliance with any site procedures and requirements. Be responsible for the planning and management of all environmental activities.

DURATION AND FREQUENCY

The presentation requires a minimum period of 3 days and can be presented twice a year at an institution. The industry specific training can be conducted on required basis.
3 Day Course

12-14 FEBRUARY 2018

Cost: R9 750

PURPOSE

To increase the level of understanding and application of the EMS ISO at the working environment, particularly, the industrial, mining, consulting, parastatals and other institutional application experience of the employees and the University graduates. This is a critical need for most of the employees responsible for the Environmental Management of the various institutions.

OBJECTIVES

To develop and improve the understanding of the subject by the learner, in order to improve the level of competence and understanding in the application of the EMS ISO 14001 at their working environment. EMS ISO 14001 it’s a critical management systems that institutions uses as a structured management control of its environmental needs and also used as a marketing tool (where it is certified to comply with the International standard practices of managing its environment), therefore, the management system needs to be understood and effective changes to the requirements requires regular updates and improvement in the personnel involved.

SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

To ensure that the learner understand what the management system is all about, how to interpret he requirements of the EMS ISO 14001 and its various changes in versions and its applications to meet the minimum requirements of the EMS ISO 14001 and to improve the leaner’s knowledge and share field experience in application.

DURATION AND FREQUENCY

The presentation requires a minimum period of 5 days and can be presented twice a year at an institution. The industry specific training can be conducted on required basis.

3 Day Course
4-6 JULY 2017

Cost: R13 750

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