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   TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

 ADVANCED DRIVING
       DANGEROUS GOODS
       DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES
           SHUNTING

       RIGID HEAVY VEHICLE
       TIP TRUCK
       VEHICLE COMBINATION
       WATER CART

 LIFTING OPERATIONS
       CRANES
           HEAVY
           MOBILE
           MOBILIFT
           OVERHEAD (CAB)
           OVERHEAD (PENDANT)
           SINGLE GIRDER HOIST
           TRUCK MOUNTED
           TOWER
       LIFT TRUCKS (FORK LIFTS)
           ADPLTs
           COUNTER-BALANCED
           DPLTs
           SIDE LOADERS
           RTLTs
       OPERATIONS
           BASIC RIGGING
           BANKSMAN
           LIFTING EQUIPMENT
              INSPECTION

           SAFE LIFTING

 EARTHMOVING
       CONCRETE DUMPERS
       DUMP TRUCKS
           ARTICULATED
           RIGID
       EXCAVATORS
       FACE SHOVELS
       FRONT END LOADERS
       GRADERS
       SCRAPERS
       SKID STEER LOADERS
       TLBs
       TRACK TYPE DOZERS
       TRACTORS
       WHEELED DOZERS

 CONSTRUCTION
       ASPHALT PAVER
       MEWPs
       PERCUSSION DRILLS
       ROCK BREAKERS
       ROLLERS
       TYRE HANDLER ATTACH
       SCAFFOLD ERECTION
       SCAFFOLD INSPECTION

  HEALTH & SAFETY
       ACCIDENT/INCIDENT
           INVESTIGATION

       FIRE FIGHTING I
       FIRE FIGHTING II
       FIRST AID I
       FIRST AID II
       GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING
       HANDLING HAZMAT
       HEALTH & SAFETY REP
       LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
       OHS ACT OVERVIEW
       OHS ACT IN-DEPTH
       SITE SAFETY AWARENESS
       WORKING AT HEIGHTS
       WORKSHOP SAFETY

  POWERTOOLS AND MACHINES
       BOILERMAKING
       BRUSH CUTTERS
       CHAINSAWS
       CUT-OFF SAWS
       LAWNMOWERS
 
FULL TITLE: BREAK ROCK USING A HYDRAULIC ROCK BREAKER
FIELD: Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology
SUBFIELD: Fabrication and Extraction
UNIT STANDARD: 256997 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (13 credits)
DESCRIPTION: This break rock using a hydraulic rock breaker training course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be required to use a rock breaker during the course of their duties in the working environment. Upon successful completion of the training programme, learners will be able to demonstrate an understanding of rock-breaking using a hydraulic rock breaker; prepare to break rock using a hydraulic rock breaker; break rock using a hydraulic rock breaker and complete the duties pertaining to the rock-breaking operations.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 2 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Rock breakers described
    We introduce learners to hydraulic rock-breaking, types     of rock breakers, principal component identification     and controls.
Safety issues
    We outline the use of Personal Protective Equipment     (PPE), hazard identification and control, monitoring of     environmental and health elements, good     housekeeping practices, legal responsibilities in a     nutshell, Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of     1993, Mine Health and Safety Act of 1996, the lockout     procedure, communication requirements, a rock     breaker’s on-board safety systems and safety     precautions when operating a rock breaker.
Preparation and maintenance
    We show learners the proper lubrication of a rock     breaker, hydraulic oil, fasteners, nitrogen (N2) gas     pressure adjustment, tool and tool bushing wear, tool     replacement procedures, refinishing of pistons and     cylinders, tools and equipment inspections,     disassembly, assembly, mounting the hydraulic     hammer on the excavator, storage of rock breakers and     reporting and record keeping.
Drilling operations
    Work area examination, pre-use inspection; start-up,     machine operations, rock-breaking operations, factors     affecting the optimum performance of the rock-     breaking process, when to stop rock-breaking     operations and shutdown.
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 hydraulic rock breaker 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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