First Aid, Emergency Medical, Firefighting And Occupational Health & Safety Training Academy
Nirvana is a trusted Health & Safety Training Company situated in South Africa. We have a national and country wide footprint. We are fully equipped and furnished to provide all of our students the best training and education necessary to make them effective Firefighters and more.
The implementation of the National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS 2010) and National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA 2008) facilitates a paradigm shift over the philosophy and strategy of solid and hazardous waste management. The new paradigm requires us to look at solid waste and refuse as valuable resource rather than a waste as implied by the common meaning of the word.
This Introductory Course in Remote Sensing: Physical Principles and Digital Image Processing provides an introduction to the physical principles of satellite remote sensing, and basic remote sensor data processing. In particular, this includes
The Introduction to Mining short course is specifically designed to provide non-mining personnel who play a support function to the mining core and/or suppliers to the mining industry, with fundamental knowledge and insight into mining operations. Aimed at professional people who do not necessarily have a mining engineering degree or diploma, you can acquire a better understanding of the mining process through this course if you are already working on a mine, work for a mine supplier or own shares in mines.
The Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Management short course will introduce you to the general principles of railway infrastructure maintenance and the management thereof, as applied to the fields of track, traction power supply, signalling and rail-bound telecommunications, as well as its integration into a multidisciplinary approach.
The Wheel–Rail Interaction short course will develop an appreciation of the multidisciplinary nature of the technology that substantially adds to the bottom line of any railway business. Knowledge of wheel–rail interaction is essential for anyone involved in the operations of railways over the full spectrum of heavy-haul and general freight to medium- and high-speed passenger traffic. You will also be provided with the necessary guidelines for best practices in heavy-haul railway operations that are related to rail and wheel interface issues.
This short course covers the basics and key elements of Open Pit Mine Planning and Design starting at the geological resource model, through to the reserve statement and including all aspects of the value chain.
The Rolling Stock Technology module covers everything there is to know about locomotives, wagons and coaches. The principles of Rolling Stock Design (mechanical and electrical) are presented as fundamental knowledge for understanding the functioning of the various systems and sub-systems of a railway vehicle. Emphasis is placed on the various interfaces between rolling stock components and the module concludes with the essential aspects of condition monitoring, inspection, maintenance and safety.
The short course in Law, Risk, Economics and the Environment in Railway Operations assist in describing general and railway law, touching on international norms and rules covering insurance and liabilities and compensation. National health and safety regulations are discussed along with basic economic systems and environmental protection aspects. This five-day course is aimed at training all TFR employees and generally brief them on respective aspects.
The Train Movement Control Systems short course will provide you with a better understanding of Train Movement Control Systems (TMCSs) and their importance in ensuring safety in railway operations. The course covers various aspects of train movement control and sociotechnical systems, as well as current signalling procedures that are used. You will also gain a working knowledge of the institutionalisation and economics of TMCS, conditions monitoring systems and the state of railway safety in South Africa and abroad.
The short course in the Introduction to Multidisciplinary Concepts in Railway Engineering is ideal for a professional from any engineering discipline who already has reasonable (or intention to gain) experience in the railway operations environment. During this course, you will not only be introduced to the multidisciplinary aspects and concepts of railway engineering, but you will also be equipped with unparalleled knowledge of the basic principles of and general background to the field with a specific focus on how railway transport systems operate.
The Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA®): Routing and Switching short course incorporates both theoretical and practical aspects in preparation of the CCNA certification examination. The course provides you with the requisite skills and hands-on-experience needed to design, install, operate and maintain networks through a complete range of networking concepts and features.
The Track Geotechnology Course provides you with a refresher and overview of geology, track loading and the fundamentals of soil mechanics as applicable in railway engineering, with specific reference to aspects of earthworks, subgrade, ballast and drainage. As railway engineer or technologist, this course will enable you to apply a sound working knowledge of soil fundamentals and its multilayered track substructure to the construction and maintenance of an operational railway track.
The Introduction to Multidisciplinary Concepts in Railway Engineering short course is ideal for you if you are from any engineering discipline and have reasonable experience in the railway environment.