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Chamber of Mines Geotechnical Engineering Practitioner Theory [Paper 1 Preparation]

The Chamber of Mines Geotechnical Engineering Practitioner Theory (Paper 1 Preparation) short course provides you with a general theoretical background of basic rock mechanics as applicable to all types of mining in preparation of the Chamber of Mines competence examination. Focusing on surface and underground mining, the course covers the syllabus of Paper 1 in order to gain a better understanding of the themes of stress and strain, constitutive behaviour, rock properties, stress in rock and rockmasses, as well as rockmass properties.

Track Geotechnology

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. You will also gain practical skills through the presentation of real-world cases.

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.

Management of Continuously Welded Rails

The Management of Continuously Welded Rails short course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the basic principles and management of continuously welded rails, with a strong focus on balancing theory and practical application. Throughout this course, you will be exposed to topics on rail forces and track loading, rail manufacturing, rail welding and failures, vertical and horizontal stability, rail breaks, kick-outs and destressing, among others.

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Intellectus Campus

Intellectus Campus is a dynamic African based provider of effective and affordable training solutions in Healthcare and Healthcare, Business, IT and Education & Training.

Intellectus Campus offers a wide range of accredited qualifications, focused short courses and interactive workshops covering defined skills elements in healthcare, business, education and training and information technology.

Advanced Radio Ministry

The Radio Ministry short course provides you with a unique training opportunity to acquire new skills in presenting religious programmes on the radio. During the course, you will gain exposure of the different ways that radio can be used as communication medium to spread the Gospel through radio scripting, religious messaging and creative content that is appropriate in a religious context.

Course in the Prevention and Detection of Corruption and Procurement Fraud

The Course in the Prevention and Detection of Corruption and Procurement Fraud provides you with the requisite knowledge and skills to identify fraud and corruption, and to put mechanisms in place to prevent it from occurring, in the procurement and contracting of goods and services. The course aims to provide you with insights to procurement and contract fraud in a range of industries and the varying levels at which it occurs.

GIS Professional Practice

The short course in GIS Professional Practice covers themes in professionalism and legislation as prescribed by the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) for geographic information science (GISc) professionals. During the course, you will gain a better understanding of all facets pertinent to professionals in the geomatics industry.

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.

Mine Closure and Land Rehabilitation

The short course in Mine Closure and Land Rehabilitation provides you with an overview of the requirements for integrated mine closure planning, focusing on the legal requirements, general opportunities and threats and practical examples. The course aims to provide you with current information on legislative requirements and government expectations in mine closure.

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