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Digital Forensics and Investigations

The Digital Forensics and Investigations short course teaches you the basic theoretical concepts, as well as the practical applications of digital forensics i.e. how to conduct digital forensic investigations. This course is designed for a wide range of people such as law enforcers, crime investigators, managers in larger organisations, technical personnel in larger organisations, and anyone else interested in a general background of digital forensics.

Online Course in Leadership Resilience In Mining and Related Industries

The Online Course in Leadership Resilience in Mining and Related Industries will take you on a personal development journey in preparation for establishing a unique leadership identity and finding the key to leadership success in the mining sector. Leadership competencies and skills can easily be acquired through a plethora of populist programmes available on the market today.

Introductory Remote Sensing: Physical Principles and Digital Image Processing

This introductory remote sensing course provides an introduction to the physical principles of satellite remote sensing, and basic remote sensor data processing. In particular, this includes:
 
  • examining the basic physics of electromagnetic (EM) radiation and the complex interactions of radiation with the atmosphere and surface,
  • examining the characteristics of the EM radiation (spectral signatures) across regions of the EM spectrum for various surface targets,

Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Management

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.

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.

Modelling and Simulation of Wastewater Treatment Processes

The short course in Modelling and Simulation of Wastewater Treatment Processes provides you with a framework for demonstrating and fine-tuning the processes that are commonly used in wastewater treatment plants. During the course, basic kinetic concepts for the removal of water pollutants will be presented together with the application of kinetic principles in several reactor designs.

Railway Safety Investigation Course

The Railway Safety Investigation short course will provide you with the required skills in initiating, conducting and reporting on an investigation into railway occurrences. With a view to identify safety deficiencies and propose remedial action to prevent future occurrences, you will be exposed to a systematic approach in the investigation of train safety incidents, as well as the vehicle, infrastructure and operational aspects needed for the safe and orderly operation of any railway system.

Train Movement Control Systems

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.

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