UNISA Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers



UNISA Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers

University of South Africa Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers



Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers (76831)

 

Purpose

To apply safe handling principles during explosives processes throughout the life cycle of explosives products and to allow refresher training to explosives workers to confirm their ability to control explosives and explosives related activity safely in a practical environment.
 
 



Target group

The explosives and armaments industry (including commercial, arms manufacturing, military, police, mining, structural engineering and explosives regulatory sectors)
“All students wishing to register for the Short Learning Programmes in Explosives have to be employed in the explosives industry”
 
 

Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification. Note: Students should be competent with language, numeracy and communication skills at NQF Level 5.
 
 



Duration

6 months
 

Language medium

English
 

Registration periods

Semester registrations
 
 

Tuition method

UNISA blended learning education together with classes per module and experiential learning at the workplace
 



Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
One assignment per module, attendance of one class presented at the workplace (work-integrated learning)
Summative assessment:
One written examination per module
 

Apply explosives technologies and skills and interpret and apply legal and safety requirements in an explosives environment. (SCAETLS)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Identify and explain the various explosives classifications with regards to dangerous goods
  • Identify and explain the various explosives marking and labelling requirements in terms of national legislation and organisational requirements
  • Identify and explain the various explosives storage and transport requirements in terms of legislation
  • Apply and use the elementary explosive technologies and legal requirements during explosives related tasks.
  • On successful completion of the unit standard, students will be able to apply and use the elementary explosive technologies and legal requirements during explosives related tasks.

 
 

Course leader

Prof H W E Schenk MA (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)
Discipline expertise: Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Centre for Blended Learning Studies
Office 3-074, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4730
Cell: 082 887 3667
Fax: 012 429 4383
E-mail: hschenk@unisa.ac.za
 

Programme administrator(s)


Mrs B Thomas
Centre for Blended Learning Studies
Office 207E, Unisa Florida Campus
Tel: 011 471 2582
Fax: 011 471 3191
bthomas@unisa.ac.za