Specialised Courses

The Courses:

NOSA Auditor

NOSA Auditor

This course will take the learners through a detailed proven procedure for effective internal audits. Whilst the course is directed towards the NOSA SHE Management System, the principles can be applied to audit any process.

DURATION: 5 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: 12
SAQA ID: 12674
NQF LEVEL: 5
PREREQUISITES:  SAMTRAC or Navigator’s 

COURSE OUTLINE

•  Auditing and the NOSA System
•  Measuring effectiveness
•  The Audit Process
•  10 step audit methodology

TARGET GROUPS

•  Members of internal audit teams
•  SHE representatives, practitioners and committee members
•  Supervisors/departmental managers and quality practitioners

Advanced SAMTRAC

Advanced SAMTRAC

On completion of Advanced SAMTRAC, the learner will be able to apply the course methodologies and tools to implement an effective SHEQ management system on behalf of their organisation.

PREREQUISITES:

SAMTRAC (or an equivalent qualification assessed to be of the same standard as SAMTRAC), or a tertiary qualification in an HSE discipline. Please note for all classes, learners will require a smart device (tablet, laptop).

PRICE: R8 460 (VAT incl.)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

 The Advanced SAMTRAC course covers the requirements of the following five unit standard-linked titles: 

  • Understanding the requirements for an integrated management system.
  • Mapping the business processes in the integrated management system.
  • Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of an integrated management system.
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating an operational plan for an integrated management system.
  • Applying the principles of ethics to improve organisational HSE culture in the integrated management system.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Advanced SAMTRAC comprises a pre-assessment, to be completed before the due-day, facilitator-led classroom tutorial, which covers seven modules. The seventh module is a practical assignment submission due within two weeks of completion of the classroom sessions.

 The Advanced SAMTRAC modules encompass the following: 

  1. The SHEQ management system.
  2. Applied operational process mapping for the SHEQ management system.
  3. Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the SHEQ management system.
  4. Implementing the SHEQ management system as an operational plan.
  5. HSE ethics in the SHEQ management system.
  6. Workplace risk assessment and control in an effective SHEQ management system.
  7. Individual assignment – Design a SHEQ management system for your company.

 TARGET GROUP: 

  • HSE and SHEQ practitioners, officers and managers
  • General managers, senior line managers and supervisors
  • HSE representatives, committee members and chairpersons
  • Engineering, operations management and project management professionals
  • Personnel responsible for the management and implementation of SHEQ programmes and management systems
  • Department of Labour inspectors
  • Risk/insurance assessors
  • Continuous improvement and quality professionals

SAMTRAC Construction

Construction Health and Safety Certificate

Prerequisites: 

SAMTRAC (or an equivalent qualification assessed to be of the same standard as SAMTRAC), or a tertiary qualification in an HSE discipline.

Price: R8 460 (VAT incl.)

Course overview:

The SAMTRAC Construction certificate provides HSE professionals specialising in construction and project management with the foundations of construction health and safety management. This invaluable and comprehensive course contains important content, aligned to the requirements of the South African and international construction industries.

Course outline:

The SAMTRAC Construction course comprises a pre-assessment, to be completed before the due-day, facilitator-led classroom tutorial, concluding with a CHS Management Plan assignment submission due within two weeks of completion of the classroom sessions.

SAMTRAC Construction modules encompass the following construction and project management themes:

  1. The foundations of CHS management.
  2. Health and safety management plans for construction projects.
  3. The role of CHS in tender submissions and cost estimations.
  4. Establishing the fundamentals of construction health and safety organisation.
  5. Establishing effective health and safety consultation, co-operation and promotion.
  6. Sub-contractor health and safety compliance risk.
  7. Employee wellness in the construction work environment.
  8. Hazard identification and risk assessment programmes and controls.
  9. Site or camp-establishment risk.

Target group:

  • HSE and SHEQ practitioners, officers and managers
  • General managers, senior line managers, and supervisors
  • Operations and project management practitioners
  • Personnel responsible for the management and implementation of CHS management plans and HSE management systems

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)

This practical course will provide learners with the necessary tools and skills to enable them to carry out hazard identification and risk assessments in the workplace. The aim of the course is to enable responsible and informed contributions to the health and safety effort in the workplace.

DURATION: 2 days
LICENSED: Yes
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: Communication and Mathematical literacy at NQF level 4

COURSE OUTLINE

• Explain the hazard-identification and risk-assessment process
• Explain the different types of hazard identification and risk assessments in the workplace
• Select the appropriate hazard-identification and risk-assessment method for different circumstances
• Describe and apply the techniques used in hazard identification and risk assessment in the workplace
• Conduct a risk assessment using the HIRA methodology
• Identify applicable control measures

TARGET GROUPS

•  Management and supervisors
•  SHE practitioners and SHE representatives
•  Any person who is expected to carry out formal hazard identification and risk assessments

 

NOSA Incident Investigation Level 3

NOSA Incident Investigation Level 3

Detailed but simple approach to incident investigation procedures and techniques.

DURATION: 3 days
LICENSED: Yes
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Describe the basic causes of incidents in the workplace
• Report incidents
• Prepare an investigation kit
• Identify the members of an investigation team
• Follow a systematic investigation process
• Identify the root cause of an incident
• Make recommendations to prevent reoccurrence of an incident

TARGET GROUPS

• Department managers, supervisors and investigators
• Team members, SHE reps, committee members and SHE practitioners

Introduction to SAMTRAC

Introduction to SAMTRAC

On completion of this course the learner will have the ability to apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment as well as understand SHE management system requirements and procedures.

DURATION: 5 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Discuss and apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment in the workplace
• Identify and understand SHE management system procedures.
• Develop SHE management system procedures and work instructions
• Identify SHE management system monitoring and measurement requirements
• Develop SHE objectives, targets and management programs

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners
• Risk managers

ITIS: Train the Trainer

ITIS: Train the Trainer

The course deals with training and facilitation techniques with the focus on outcomes-based learning principles. Learners are guided to facilitate adult learning. This course is a prerequisite for licensee registration to present selected NOSA courses.

DURATION: 5 Days
LICENSED: Yes
CREDITS: 10
SAQA ID: 117870
NQF LEVEL: 4
PREREQUISITES: SAMTRAC® (Licensees only)

COURSE OUTLINE

• An introduction to facilitation
• The facilitation process
• Facilitating: a learning event
• Assessment and evaluation

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners
• Training personnel
• Supervisors and/or others who present formal or informal training

 

Miracles Course

Miracles Course

On completion of this course the learner will have a broad understanding of the mechanics and technicalities of conducting risk assessments as well as the ability to navigate through the Miracles integrated risk management software package.

DURATION: 5 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

THEORY: 2.5 days
• General principles and the theory of risk assessment
• The mechanics and technicalities of risk assessment
• The 4-dimensional risk assessment model
• The risk assessment process
TARGET GROUPS SOFTWARE PRACTICAL: 2.5 days
• Risk assessment
• Incident control
• Personal Compliance Planner
• Equipment inspection register
• Industry standard compliance
• Integrated audit wizard
• Company Performance Analysis
• Behaviour Based Safety
• Lessons Learned
• Reporting tool
• System setup & Administration

TARGET GROUPS

• Engineering personnel
• Risk management staff

 

NOSA Integrated Five Star System Navigator

NOSA Integrated Five Star System Navigator

This course will provide learners with an overview of the NOSA Integrated Five Star System and guidelines that will enhance effective implementation and maintenance of system standards.

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Overview of the requirements of the NOSA Integrated Five Star System
• Overview of the requirements of the CMB001

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners

Procedures & Observations

Procedures & Observations

On completion of the course the learner will be able to prepare and conduct planned task observations, record findings and implement follow-up procedures.

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: Yes
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NFQ Level 2

COURSE OUTLINE

• Purpose of planned task observations
• Identify tasks and task analysis
• Writing an SOP/WSWP
• Types of task observation
• Conducting task observation
• Recording and communicating findings and recommendations

TARGET GROUPS

• Supervisory personnel
• Personnel responsible for conducting planned task observations

Strategic Risk Planning

Strategic Risk Planning

On completion of this course the learner will be able to apply the principles of corporate governance to enhance sustainable competitive advantage through strategic risk planning

DURATION: 5 Days
LICENSED: No
PREREQUISITES: Implement auditing procedures NQF Level 5

COURSE OUTLINE

• Corporate Governance principles
• Risk management
• Global development in Government
• Causes of governance failures
• Evaluation of Corporate Governance
• Checks and balances
• Sustainability
• The human side of Corporate Governance
• Corporate Governance in SA

TARGET GROUPS

• Executive management
• Risk managers

 

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