Packing, Handling and Securing Freight

Warehousing and Logistics Training

SAQA ID : 8036
NQF Level: 8
No of Credits: 4

Course Introduction

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to secure freight in a manner ensuring the elimination of damage to freight during storage and/or transport.

Qualification Title: Packing, Handling and Securing Freight

Unit Standard ID:  8036

No. of Credits: 8

NQF Level: 34

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to secure freight in a manner ensuring the elimination of damage to freight during storage and/or transport.

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate; ‘Controlling Hazardous/dangerous and Dangerous Goods’

By the end of the course, learners can understand explain and apply

  • Relevant legislation (e.g. OHS Act, Transport Regulations, etc.) facilities and company policies that pertain to packing/stockpiling, handling, marking and securing of freight
  • Compatibility of product type/categories and the type of decisions required concerning separation of non-compatible products
  • Appropriate handling equipment, safety equipment and personal protective equipment in relation to the safe handling and securing of freight
  • Securing techniques and the characteristics of materials used
  • Appropriate actions to take in the event of accidents and/or incidents
  • The ramifications of poor product knowledge
  • Methods of identifying freight or bulk

This programme is aimed at any person packing, handling or securing freight within the warehousing or logistics chain

R 1 415.00 per person

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