Health & Safety Courses

Basic Health & Safety

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  This unit standard is for those people giving an induction of health and safety principles to new personnel and the person credited with this unit standard is able to explain 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.

4 Credits

Apply Health and Safety in a Work Area

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  The purpose of this Health and Safety course and Unit Standard is to enable learners to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.

3 Credits

Safety, Health and Environmental Representative

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses. A person assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to function within and identify the structure and purpose of teams across limited workplace and learning environments. The learner must understand and be able to describe the factors which affect teams, and review the effectiveness of the team as a whole.

This competence will enhance the ability of learners and workers to participate in teams. It will also contribute to ensuring that teamwork is more effective in workplaces and in provider organisations, as well as contribute to transforming workplaces into sites of learning.

3 Credits

Conduct a Continuous Risk Assessment in a Workplace

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:

  • Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.
  • Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment.

4 Credits

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Safety, Health and Environmental Practitioner (SHEP)

Health & Safety Courses

Basic Health & Safety

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  This unit standard is for those people giving an induction of health and safety principles to new personnel and the person credited with this unit standard is able to explain 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.4 Credits

Apply Health and Safety in a Work Area

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  The purpose of this Health and Safety course and Unit Standard is to enable learners to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.3 Credits

Safety, Health and Environmental Representative

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses. A person assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to function within and identify the structure and purpose of teams across limited workplace and learning environments. The learner must understand and be able to describe the factors which affect teams, and review the effectiveness of the team as a whole.This competence will enhance the ability of learners and workers to participate in teams. It will also contribute to ensuring that teamwork is more effective in workplaces and in provider organisations, as well as contribute to transforming workplaces into sites of learning.3 Credits

Conduct a Continuous Risk Assessment in a Workplace

This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:

  • Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.
  • Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment.
  • 4 Credits

    Safety, Health and Environmental Practitioner (SHEP)

    This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  This Qualification is to equip learners working in any type of workplace with a broad understanding and knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) concepts and practices with sufficient detail to enable them to function in a safe and healthy way and to deal with health and safety problems and issues. It will also contribute to the further development of learners within this environment by providing articulation, recognition and mobility within this dynamic and changing environment.A learner acquiring this Qualification will be able to:

    • Use verbal and written practices to communicate in the workplace and apply mathematical processes to solve every day numerical problems.
    • Explain the requirements of current legislation impacting on Health, Safety and environmental issues in the workplace.
    • Recognise, assess and report health and safety hazards and situations in the workplace.
    • Administer various health and safety functions, planning, policy and behaviours in the workplace.

    5 Day Course

    33 Credits

    Conduct an Investigation into Workplace Safety, Health and Environmental Incidents

    This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  The person credited with this unit standard is able to identify and explain the legal and organisational-specific requirements regulating the reporting and investigation of workplace incidents. The learners will be able to complete the required reports and be able to process any physical evidence which may have been collected.The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Describing requirements for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation.
  • Gathering information for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigations.
  • Conducting post-investigation activities.
  • 3 Credits

    Hazardous Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)

    This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  This unit standard will be useful for persons who are required to conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within an underground working place to ensure a healthy and safe environment to work in.People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Explain the specified requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • Prepare for hazard identification.
  • Identify hazards and assess risks.
  • Initiate remedial and follow-up action.
  • The knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard contribute to social and economic transformation and the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment as part of the mining process.This unit standard is intended to promote general knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, competent and informed workers.2 Credits

    Emergency Awareness

    This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  The person credited with this unit standard is able to distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understanding the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the types of emergency alarms in the workplace, the procedures for responding to them and the methods and procedures which need to be applied in an assembly area after an alarm.The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining different types of emergencies that may be encountered in a workplace.
  • Explaining various responses to an alarm.
  • Explaining actions required of a safety officer in an assembly area.
  • Explaining the functions of an emergency control centre.
  • 3 Credits

    Monitor and Control the Safety and Operation of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms

    Learners who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to demonstrate an understanding of safe operating procedures and practices of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms. Learners are also able to place people, tools and equipment onto Mobile Elevating Work Platforms in the correct and safe manner, by conducting shut down procedures.The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Making use of safe operating procedures and practices of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms.
  • Correcting and safe placing of people, tools and equipment onto Mobile Elevating Work Platforms.
  • Overseeing shut down procedures.
  • Building and maintaining operator’s capacity.
  • 8 Credits

    Incident / Accident Investigation

    This course is one of a variety of different health and safety courses.  Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct investigations into workplace incidents. The competency includes all the activities required to successfully conduct incident investigations.5 Credits