National Certificate In Road Transport


SAQA ID : 48437
NQF Level: 3
No of Credits: 133

Course Introduction

The National Certificate in Road Transport qualification facilitates training and educational opportunities for employees in the South African Road Transport industry or those wishing to pursue a career in this industry. Individuals will have the opportunity to specialise in either freight or passenger related fields. The training will be applicable and appropriate to companies where transport is a primary or secondary function.

Qualification ID: 48437

NQF Level: 3

No of Credits: 133

This Qualification has been designed as the first of three levels in road transport; to address the specific need as expressed by the road transport industry of South Africa. This Qualification serves as an entry level Qualification into the specialised area of road transport against the backdrop of the transport industry as a whole. It would serve to foster professionalism in the Southern African Road Transport industry and form the basis for further learning towards the Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Supervision at NQF level 4.

This Qualification provides the bridging opportunity for individuals wishing to pursue a career in road transport operations and management. It would also serve to formally recognise the experience gained by learners employed in the sector. This Qualification equips a learner for employment and/or career advancement opportunities within the Transport Industry of Southern Africa, as well as enables him/her to pursue more advanced levels of study in this specific field.

By the end of this programme, the learners will be able to:Understand the South African Road Transport industry and apply basic road transport managerial principles.

  • Understand the typical customer by learning how to communicate and conduct business in a professional manner, within the parameters of the legal and institutional boundaries of South African Road Transport Legislation.
  • Understand occupational health, safety and environmental issues in the South African road transport industry as well as the approach to everyday road transport operational activities is demonstrated.
  • Be skilled in the sourcing and deliberation of road transport operational information as well as with the ability to process this information in such a way that it benefits the company. This information will be implemented in the organisation`s routeing and scheduling activities where the learners will be able to process the information.
  • Ensure that subordinates are supervised in a manner that will lead to harmonious interpersonal relations at the workplace.
  • Analyse, understand and prepare a road transport budget to ensure the effective creation and implementation of costing and budgets.

R 24 150.00 per candidate

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