Fleet management addresses the problem of managing fleets of trailers, containers, trucks, cars, taxicabs, buses, vessels, locomotives and business, airplanes, jets. It can be daunting for fleet professionals, especially if you are new to the role, have ‘acquired’ the day to day running of the fleet as part of your responsibilities or are trying to adjust to the difficult economic climate. This comprehensive program presents best practices and cost savings for running an efficient and effective fleet operation.
The short course in Fleet Management provides you with a basic understanding of the different elements of fleet management, while specifically focusing on vehicle utilisation, whole-life costs, tendering, vehicle maintenance and regulatory requirements. During the course, you will be able tap into a realistic business environment with sophisticated computerised simulations where your team will be challenged to run your business while trying to achieve determined business objectives and aligning supply, production, distribution and demand in the supply chain process.
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 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.
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.
Health & Safety Representative based on the requirements OHS Act 17.
Unit standard 259601 : Participate in the implementation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace.
Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to explain the importance of integrating safety and health considerations in routine activities within the workplace and identify the critical areas to prevent incidents taking place.
Fascilitate a Learning Programme, SAQA ID 1178711 NQD Level 5 10 credits.
Facilitation is one of the key pillars of any role in Education, Training and Development Practices. Learning to be an excellent facilitator is one of the first steps that is critical if you aspire to a career in training, supervision or management. The unit standard forms part of the National Certificate in Occupationally Directed ETDP and is accredited by ETDP Seta.
Conduct Moderation of Outcomes-based assessments, SAQA ID 115759 NQF Level 6, 10 credits.
The Skills Development Act requires that only Moderators who have been registered with the Education, Training and Development (ETDP), Seta as a moderator and must also be registered with the SETA in which economic field they are working as a moderator. Therefore if you are interesting in expanding your career in ETDP to include a moderation role, this certificate is definitely for you.
The Assessor course forms part of the National Certificate in Occupationally-Directed Education Training & Development Practice) OD-ETDP. SAQA ID 115753. The Assessor course is a 4-day programme "Conduct outcomes-based assessments" NQF Level 5, 15 NQF credits towards the full qualification.
The Skills Development Act stipulates that only Seta registered assessors may assess learners against registered unit standards for the learner to be awarded the relevant NQF credits.
First Aid in the workplace is necessary to comply to General Safety Regulation 3: First aid, memergency equipment and procedures - an employer shall take all reasonable steps that are necesary under the circumstances, to ensure that persons at work receive prompt first aid treatment in case of injury or emergency.
1) Basic First Aid : Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace.
We provide on-site 4 x 4 driving programmes designed not only for developing off-road driving skills but that also provides a good appreciation of all technical aspects of the different types of 4 x 4 vehicles. The programme provides sympathetic operation of vehicles, a thorough understanding and utilization of equipment related to the vehicle.
The following are the outcomes you can expect from this training:
We implement vehicle and truck driver training that leads to cost savings and prevention of collissions through learning to operate vehicles legally, responsibly and with mechanical awareness. Whether you are a fleet operator or a small organisation with a few vehicles, you can save significantly on running costs and reduce accidents by training your drivers on our focused programmes.
Skills that will be mastered in our programs are clutch management, accellerating and braking, safe lange changing, vehicle controls and gauges, warning lights, indicators, hijack prevention, defensive attitude and driving skills. Pre-trip inspections, tyres and components will reduce breakdowns and vehicle downtime.
Lifting Operator Training is accredited with TETA (Transport Education and Training Authority) as well as the Department of Labour and is subject to the NCOP (National Code of Practice) for lifting equipment operator training and the Occupational Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996.
Certificates of competence are issued in terms of OHSA 1993 Driven Machinery Regulation 18, sub-regulation 11 and NCOP Govt Gazette Regulation Gazette No 8158 Vol 476 Pretoria, dd 18 Feb 2005 No27292 and TETA Accreditation No 15-548
Our forklift and crane operator training meets all legal requirements.
Foundational Learning Competence (FLC) is a part qualification that consists of two learning areas: Communication and Mathematical Literacy. It outlines the minimum level of competence required for optimal functioning in the world of work and for occupational learning at NQF Levels 2-4. It is a part qualification registered at NQF Level 2 and carries 40 credits in total.