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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: OPERATE A RIGID HEAVY VEHICLE
FIELD: Services
SUBFIELD: Transport, Operations and Logistics
UNIT STANDARD: 123253 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 04 (15 credits)
DESCRIPTION: The operate a rigid heavy vehicle course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate a rigid heavy vehicle while performing their daily duties. This unit standard forms part of the National Certificate in Professional Driving and focuses on the ability of learners to be able to drive a specific type of rigid vehicle in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements and reflect on the manner in which the vehicle is operated.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Prepare a rigid heavy vehicle for road transport trips
    according to specification
    We discuss with learners components on the vehicle to     be checked and their workings, we conduct pre-trip     inspection, record and report any defects and conduct     preliminary tests.
Drive a rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with specified
     requirements

    We coach learners to drive and manoeuvre the vehicle,     K53 standards of driving and driving the vehicle     according to manufacturers’ specifications.
Ensure the maintenance of road transport service
     quality

    Consider time schedules and ensure freight     quality/passenger safety and comfort, impact of load     positioning and adherence to organisational standards,     while considering safety and comfort factors.
Handle unexpected situations according to specified
     procedures
    
    We discuss how drivers can adapt to unexpected     situations according to specified safety procedures and     reporting unexpected situations.
Park rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with specified
     requirements
    
    We discuss how the rigid heavy vehicle is parked,     shutdown of the vehicle and how to secure vehicle     according to manufacturing specifications, traffic     regulations and operational procedures.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The company and learners must meet the conditions of the training requirements before theory training can be given, as well as the following:

Heavy Vehicle National Driver’s License assumed to be     in place.

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

 
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