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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 BODY DUMP TRUCK
FIELD: Physical Planning and Construction
SUBFIELD: Physical Planning, Design and Management
UNIT STANDARD: 262731 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (10 credits)
DESCRIPTION: The rigid dump truck (RDT) course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate an RDT while performing their daily duties in the working environment. Learners who achieve the course objectives will, upon completion of the course, be able to understand and identify the functions, main components and operating controls of the RDT, carry out daily checks, safety precautions and safe operating procedures according to legislation and company policy, and maintain the necessary documentation required by the employer.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Introduction to rigid dump trucks (types and
     construction)

Getting to know the rigid dump truck
    We discuss the drive train, bowl and operator’s     compartment.
Basic Mechanical Appreciation
    We look at safety equipment and clothing, protective
    devices, awareness, preparation for safe operation,
    safety and pre-operations check, precautions when
    refueling, precautions while mounting the machine,
    start-up procedures, pre-operation tests, safety of other     personnel, working on slopes, operating in dangerous     areas, repairs and servicing, towing, safe parking
    procedures, shutdown procedures, getting off the
    machine, safe maintenance procedures, batteries and     tyre safety.
Daily checks and servicing     
    We show learners the controls, gauges, warning lights     and warning pictorials.
Controls, levers, pedals and instruments     
    We show learners the controls, gauges, warning lights      and warning pictorials.
Daily checks and servicing  
    We discuss operating techniques and precautions,     starting the engine, moving off with the machine,     shifting gears – up and down, shifting between forward     and reverse, steering the machine, working on inclines,     working at edges of dumps or on stockpiles, dump truck     falling over the edge of a dump, dumping a load,     parking the dump truck, checks after
    shutdown, cleaning and transporting the dump truck.
Daily checks and servicing
    We outline the legal responsibilities in a nutshell,     Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, Mine     Health and Safety Act of 1996.
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 RDT 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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