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Introduction to Mining

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.

Short Course in Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Management

5 ECSA CPD Points

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.

Short Course in Wheel–Rail Interaction

5 ECSA CPD Points

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.

Short Course in Rolling Stock Technology

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.

Short Course in Law, Risk, Economics and the Environment in Railway Operations

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.

21st Century Waste Management and Resource Recovery

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. The course explores strategies to get the best out of refuse.

Actuarial Science Course F105: Finance and Investment Principles

This course is aimed at members of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA), who are currently studying towards their professional qualification exams. The course allows members to obtain study assistance by participating in lectures and regular tests in order to ensure that they pass the relevant ASSA exams.

Actuarial Science Course F102: Life Insurance Principles

This course is aimed at members of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA), who are currently studying towards their professional qualification exams. The course allows members to obtain study assistance by participating in lectures, assignments and regular tests in order to ensure that they pass the relevant ASSA exams.

Spatial Statistics

To analyse spatially allows the statistician to incorporate the spatial correlation present in many datasets, without which model interpretation may be incorrect. There is a wealth of knowledge on spatial statistics within South Africa, the research field of spatial statistics is still relatively young and much expert guidance is required to build the field in terms of research as well as training. Spatial statistics has very important applications in the South African context.

Online Course in Maintenance Management

The general objective on Online Course in Maintenance Management is to obtain an introductory knowledge of maintenance and maintenance management with an emphasis on the necessary tools to manage the maintenance function within a manufacturing enterprise or service provider organisation. The delegate will learn how to formulate a maintenance strategy, how to develop a maintenance plan and how to structure a maintenance organisation that is focused on achieving the objectives of the maintenance department in the industrial organisation.

Agile Scrum Master Certification

Scrum is the most popular Agile framework. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, exible, and effective methodology designed to deliver signicant value quickly and throughout a project.

Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework, as defined in the SBOK™ Guide, is structured in such a way that it supports product and service development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.

Identify disorders of the skin and hair

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard will enable learners to explain the anatomy of the skin and hair and correctly identify and refer clients with skin and hair disorders for appropriate treatment.

A person credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • Describe the structure and functions of the skin and hair.

MSC Business College Kempton Park

MSC Business College Kempton Park is a fully accredited further education provider offering quality diplomas, certificates, and using the latest technology. Programme offerings include Human Resources Management, Marketing, IT, Business Administration, Travel & Tourism, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Wholesale & Retail, Project Management, Public Relations and Public Finance. Having been around for 26 years and with 17 campuses in South Africa, the MSC Business College is one of the biggest names in education in South Africa.

Carbon Footprinting - From Strategy to Practical Tool

Many of the JSE Top 100 companies are legislatively required to comply with greenhouse gas (GHG, carbon footprinting) requirements and the subsequent disclosures. 
Addressing the growing market need for formal carbon footprinting training that is developing due to the legislative carbon footprint disclosure requirements and substandard training courses that are currently in the market.

In less than a decade the context has changed in that shareholders are pressurizing especially listed companies to:

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