Use Gangway Communications Signals to Direct Ship Cargo Lifting Appliances

Compliance Training

SAQA ID : 242975
No. of Credits: 4
NQF Level: 3

Course Introduction

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.

Qualification Title: Use Gangway Communications Signals to Direct Ship Cargo Lifting Appliances

Unit Standard ID: 242975

No of Credits: 4

NQF Level: 3

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.

It is assumed that learners accessing this unit standard are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • recognising, interpreting and demonstrating approved gangway signals as per South African Ports Cargo Handling Code of Practice.
  • selecting a position and using correct signalling equipment and applying signals according to operational requirements.
  • conducting a continuous assessment of lifting gear and safe slinging practices.
2 days (novice); 1 day (re-certification)

This programme is aimed at people responsible for directing the operation of the cargo lifting appliances in a ship board freight handling environment.

R1 415 per person (Novice); R510 per person (Re-certification)

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