The Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching is presented by the Centre for the Study of Resilience and the Departments of Physiology, University of Pretoria. The course is designed to provide an introduction to the neuroscience approach to coaching within the organisational and personal context. It will explore what brain-based coaching is, what makes it different from other coaching methods and how it delivers professional and personal results faster in a sustainable manner.
The Online Course in Maintenance Management is designed to give you an introduction to maintenance and maintenance management, with an emphasis on the necessary tools to manage the maintenance function within a manufacturing enterprise or service provider organisation. You 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.
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.
The Water Quality Management and Effluent Treatment short course provides you with a comprehensive overview of and practical insights into the various processes that are involved in the evaluation of drinking water quality, as well as water and wastewater treatment. The course covers topics of basic water microbiology and chemistry, biological treatment processes, sludge treatment and effluent disposal, as well as biological, chemical and physical water quality parameters, the flow of material and mass balances, among others.
The Programme in Blasting Engineering covers the basics of commercial explosives and the advanced application in both underground and surface mining environments. You will also be introduced to the impact of fragmentation on the mining cycle, specialised blasting practices and the effect of blasting on the environment in more detail. The course further covers the assessment of drilling and blasting practices, downstream effects of blasting outcomes, safety in blasting and legislation.
The Programme in Asset and Maintenance Management (PAMM) provides you with an integrated and comprehensive training intervention in the complementary disciplines that direct the management and maintenance of physical assets. The programme provides you with a better awareness and tools to shape collaborative efforts that are required to effectively manage and maintain assets across a wide range of technical, engineering, finance, logistics, communications and other functions.
The Programme in Technical and Operational Surface Mining Excellence has been developed to provide you with the technical knowledge that will enable you to become an effective, value-driven manager at a surface mine. Through this programme, you will be exposed to a wide variety of technical and operational aspects of a surface mining, rather than being trained in the details of operating a mine.
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.
Adjudication has for several years been implemented by the South African construction industry as the preferred “on-the-run” dispute resolution procedure. The South African High Courts’ robust approach to enforcing adjudicators’ decisions, typified by Mr Justice Spilg’s statement in Esor Africa (Pty) Ltd/Franki Africa (Pty) Ltd JV v Bombela Civils JV that “The court is required to give effect to the terms of the decision made by the adjudicator”, has ensured adjudication has become entrenched in South African jurisprudence.
Matshidiso Khalimatshi was one of many South African youth unable to find work in their chosen field after graduation. After weeks of sending one email application after another without response, she realised that she would have to change job-hunting tactics.
Schools will be opening soon which means that teachers will be in close contact with their learners once again. This is the reason why NAPTOSA believes that the government should include teachers in the first group that will receive the COVID-19 vaccine.