Taking Care Of Basic Freight Handling Machinery

Warehousing and Logistics Training

SAQA ID : 8021
NQF Level : 3
No Of Credits : 2

Course Introduction

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to utilise the competencies acquired in selecting, utilising and Taking Care of Basic Freight Handling Machinery and equipment, to positively add to operational efficiencies.

 

 

Qualification Title: Taking Basic Care of Freight Handling Machinery

Unit Standard ID:  8021

No. of Credits: 2

NQF Level: 3

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to utilise the competencies acquired in selecting, utilising and caring for freight handling machinery and equipment, to positively add to operational efficiencies.

NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate (Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping)

By the end of the course, the learners will understand:

  • How to conduct pre-trip inspection, operating, shut down and parking of equipment
  • Handling equipment capacity, rating and operation i.e. using the correct equipment for the correct mass, as well as the principles of operation
  • Suitability of equipment in relation to the environment and prevailing conditions (e.g. preventing contamination through exhaust fumes)
  • Safety precautions in operating the equipment for particular product types
  • Safety measures, and in the event of incidents and accidents, procedures to be followed
  • The consequences of failure to comply with maintenance and operational requirements on machinery and equipment
  • The relevant national and international standards, codes and legislation pertaining to the selected discipline.

This programme is aimed at any person working with freight machinery within the warehousing or logistics chain

R 760.00 per person

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