Construction - Advanced Plant Operations - National Certificate

Course Overview

This Qualification has been developed to assist with the advancement of the learner across the Civil Engineering and Construction Industry and is aimed at Advanced Construction Plant Operations practitioners in the Industry, ensuring the upliftment of standards in general. The combination of learning the outlined outcomes will provide the qualifying learner with vocational knowledge and skills appropriate to the context of Construction Plant Operations in the Civil Engineering and Construction environment. It will also equip learners with a foundation for further intellectual development, opportunities for gainful employment and reward for contributions to society.

Course Content

  • Calculate construction quantities to develop a work plan. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of bulk earthworks construction. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the construction of layerwork
  • Procure materials, tools and equipment. Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations
  • Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts.
  • Interpret and use information from texts
  • Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities
  • Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues.
  • Write texts for a range of communicative contexts. Perform a limited range of rope access tasks and rescues.
  • Conduct advanced articulated dump truck operations. Conduct advanced backhoe / loader operations
  • Conduct advanced backhoe / loader operations. Conduct advanced bitumen spray equipment operations
  • Conduct advanced continuous bucket trencher operations
  • Conduct advanced face shovel operations
  • Conduct advanced front end loader operations Conduct advanced grader operations
  • Conduct advanced hot mix asphalt paving machine operations
  • Conduct advanced hydraulic excavator operations Conduct advanced milling machine operations
  • Conduct advanced paving screed operations. Conduct advanced rigid body dump truck operations
  • Conduct advanced road rehabilitation machine operations. Conduct advanced road rehabilitation machine operations. Conduct advanced scraper operations. Conduct advanced side-boom operations.
  • Conduct advanced skid steer loader operations. Conduct advanced tip truck operations
  • Conduct advanced tracked dozer operations. Conduct advanced tractor operations
  • Conduct advanced water cart operations. Conduct advanced wheeled dozer operations
  • Extract timber to a landing using a cable skidder in a production situation. Extract timber to a landing using a grapple skidder in a production situation. Prepare, operate and maintain a 3-wheeled loader in a non-production situation.

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Data sheet

Language Available
English
Duration
12 Months
Presentation Type
Face to Face
Programme Type
Category C
Contact Days
30 Days
Prerequisites
Grade 11 Qualification
Training Options
On the client’s site or at the College in Pretoria
Minimum Learners Required
Two (2) on Client Site or One (1) on the college site
Qualification ID
SAQA ID 49081
NQF Level
NQF 3
Credits
123 Credits

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