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FULL TITLE: OPERATE A HOT-MIX ASPHALT PAVING MACHINE
FIELD: Physical Planning and Construction
SUBFIELD: Physical Planning, Design and Management 
UNIT STANDARD: 262787 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (8 credits)
DESCRIPTION: The operate a hot-mix asphalt paving machine course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate a hot-mix asphalt paving machine while performing their daily duties. Learners who achieve the course objectives will, upon completion, be able to demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a hot-mix asphalt paving machine, plan for work activities and prepare the work area, start and shut down the hot-mix asphalt paving machine and operate and transport the hot-mix asphalt paving machine to and from the work site.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Getting to know the asphalt paving machine
    We discuss the different types of asphalt paving
    machines and the components of a tractor-drawn
    and self-propelling asphalt paving machine, including
    the tractor and screed units.
Basic mechanical appreciation
Legislation
    We take learners over the legal responsibilities in a     nutshell, Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of     1993, Mine Health and Safety Act of 1996 and the use     of protective clothing.
Safety precautions
    We discuss hazards, safety equipment checklist,     Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for operators,     safety on paving projects including first aid for hot     asphalt burns, steam and explosions, open belts and     pulleys, fumes, hydrogen sulphide, dust cloud     accidents, slippery surfaces and asphalt safety     reminders.
Daily checks and procedures
    We take learners through walk-around, start-up and     shutdown checks and procedures, procedures and     precautions during refueling, weekly or 50-hour checks,     safe maintenance procedures and tyre safety.
Controls, levers, pedals and instruments
Operating and transporting the asphalt paving machine
    We explain the operating techniques and precautions,     starting the engine, moving off with the machine,     shifting between forward and reverse, steering the     machine, working on inclines, compacting, parking,     checks after shutdown, cleaning and transporting the     asphalt paving machine.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The company and learners must meet the conditions of the training requirements before theory training can be given.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of asphalt paving machine training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.

 
  Preparation for on-site Training

HRETD provides training on site to assure optimal skills transfer in the actual work environment. It is thus important for clients to prepare in advance in order to streamline the training process. To this end, we have prepared this handy preparation guide for clients' convenience. The following are requirements of the company on commencement of training, which must be provided to the skills development practitioner...
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