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FULL TITLE: OPERATE A SCRAPER
FIELD: Physical Planning and Construction
SUBFIELD: Physical Planning, Design and Management
UNIT STANDARD: 262710 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (12 credits)
DESCRIPTION: The scraper course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate a scraper while performing their daily duties. A learner accredited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the functions of the scraper and the start-up, shutdown and operating procedures for the machine.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Introduction
    We explain what a scraper is, list a few different makes     of scrapers, explain the scraper’s functions, list different     types of PPE and explain why PPE is so important.
Scraper components
    We identify the different components found on a
    scraper, the external and internal components of a
    typical scraper engine, explain the difference between
    petrol and diesel engines and we discuss how the
    following components function - hydraulic system,
    electrical system, braking system, power train, cooling     system and tyres.
Gauges and warning devices
    We explain the different types of gauges, warning     devices, the different warning levels found on electronic     and computer monitoring systems and identify the     different symbols found on electronic and computer     monitoring systems.
Scraper controls
    We explain why the operator’s compartment must be
    kept clean, neat and tidy, the function of the floor
    pedals, direction control function, steering control and
    the implementation of control functions.
Scraper checks
    We list and explain why the operator must perform and     complete different machine checks and explain how to     stop, shut down and park the machine.
General scraper safety
    We explain who is responsible for the operator and
    machine’s safety and list general and site safety rules.
Scraper operating techniques
    We explain how to perform all the basic scraper     operations safely, list the different operating     techniques; explain what the different engine smoke     colours indicate, why intermittent revving is not desired     and how to start a cold engine.
Transporting the scraper
    We explain how to safely load the scraper onto a     transporter, what aspects to check for while loading and     off-loading the scraper, how to off-load the scraper from     the transporter and how to position and secure the     scraper on the transporter.
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 scraper training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.

 
 
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