Occupational Health and Safety Training Courses


1. HIV-Aids Workplace

  • Know and understand HIV/AIDS and its effects on the human immune system.
  • Know and understand how HIV/AIDS is transmitted.
  • Know what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV transmission.
  • Know what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS.
  • Know and understand the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

2. First Aid - Basic Life Support - Level 1

  • Demonstrate an understanding of emergency scene management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology.
  • Assess an emergency situation.
  • Apply First Aid procedures to the life-threatening situation.
  • Treat common injuries.

3. First Aid - In the Workplace - Level 2

  • Demonstrate the principles of primary emergency care in the workplace.
  • Sustain a basic level of preparedness for health emergencies in the workplace.
  • Assess and manage an emergency scene in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants according to current international protocols.
  • Explain and manage shock.
  • Conduct secondary assessment of the sick and/or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care within the workplace.
  • Keep records of the incident/accident.

4. First Aid - Advanced First Responder - Level 3

  • Explain the principles of advanced first aid in emergencies.
  • Demonstrate an advanced level of preparedness to deal with sudden illness or emergency.
  • Assess and manage an emergency scene/disaster.
  • Describe the anatomy and explain the physiology of the human body systems in terms of injury and sudden illness.
  • Apply primary first aid life support for adults, children and infants according to accepted current protocols.
  • Explain the causes of shock and the emergency treatment thereof.

5. Basic Fire Fighting

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fire and repellents.
  • Demonstrate the use of the various types of fire extinguishers.
  • Demonstrate the use of fixed hose reels and ancillary extinguishing equipment.

6. Movement of People and Material

  • Explain structural safety principles and considerations in a working place as regards to the movement of people and materials.
  • Demonstrate the safe manual handling of materials in a workplace.
  • Explain the requirements pertaining to the mechanical handling of material at the workplace.
  • Explain the requirements pertaining to the safe movement of people where handling of material by means of motorised equipment is taking place.

7. Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment

  • Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.
  • Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Initiate remedial action and follow up on continuous risk assessment.

8. Safety & Audit Inspections

  • Explain the legal and specified requirements pertaining to conducting, reporting and acting on the outcome of a pre-use, safety and/or audit inspection
  • Prepare for the inspections.
  • Conduct pre-use, safety and audit inspections.
  • Initiate immediate remedial action where necessary.
  • Report on and follow up on inspection results.

9. OHS Legislation

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of the relevant legislation.
  • Explain the requirements for compliance as stipulated in the current legislation.
  • Determine the management controls required under legislation to achieve compliance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of record keeping required by the legislation.
  • Explain the legal obligations of the employer in terms of training and communication.

10. Safety & Health Management Programme

  • Explain the requirements for the implementation of a health and safety management programme in the workplace.
  • Implement the procedures for evaluating health and safety performance in a workplace, as required by the health and safety management programme.
  • Evaluate performance of workplace safety activities required by the health and safety management programme.

11. SHE Incidents Investigations

  • Describe requirements for workplace health, safety and environment incident investigations.
  • Gather information for workplace health, safety and environment incident investigations.
  • Conduct post-investigation activities.

12. OHS Inspections

  • Explain the relevant legal requirements to conduct Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Plan Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
  • Conduct inspections to identify non-compliance in the workplace.
  • Report on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.

13. SHEQ Representative

  • Describe the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to Health and Safety Representatives.
  • Explain the specified requirements to conduct health, safety and environmental representation activities in the working environment.
  • Address health, safety and environment related issues within the scope of authority.
  • Comply with required activities within health, safety and environmental structures.

14. She Aware

  • Explain both employer and employee duties with regard to occupational health and safety in the workplace.
  • Explain general safety rules in the workplace.
  • Explain the use and application of Personal Protective Equipment in the workplace.
  • Explain good housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Explain and apply emergency procedures in the workplace.

15. Apply environmental management tools to assess impacts

16. Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents

17. Conduct workplace Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections s

18. Control workplace hazards and risks

19. Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Hygiene

20. Examine refuge bays/places of safety

21. Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace

22. Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures

23. Manage the prevention of fatigue in the workplace

24. Manoeuvre materials safely by hand in a workplace

25. Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace

26. Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace

27. Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes

28. Apply accurate information about HIV & AIDS to everyday life

29. Apply fire fighting techniques

30. Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS

31. Describe the need for illumination in a work place

32. Apply health and safety to a work area

33. Demonstrate basic understanding of the procedure for submission of compensation claims for injuries and occupational diseases

34. Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative

35. Measure illumination levels in a workplace using a Luxmeter

36. Participate in the establishment, implementation and monitoring of a health and safety agreement

37. Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a environmental management programme in the workplace

38. Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace

39. Promote an awareness of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in the community

40. Take action to address impacts on the environment

41. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace

42. Demonstrate knowledge of the most common harmful gases and vapours

43. Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place

44. Measure noise levels in a workplace using a sound level meter

45. Prevent musculoskeletal injuries to self during lifting and carrying activities

46. Address safety, health and environmental requirements and hazards in a technical context s

47. Apply occupational health, safety and environmental legislation in the workplace

48. Apply principles of dispute management in labour relations

49. Apply specialist incident investigation techniques to a specific incident in a work environment

50. Create and use a range of resources to effectively manage teams, sections, departments or divisions

51. Deal with hazardous materials

52. Demonstrate understanding of occupational health and safety legislation in the workplace

53. Facilitate the development, implementation and maintenance of a Safety, Health and Environment management system

54. Identify and deal with dangerous goods

55. Implement policies regarding HIV/AIDS in the workplace

56. Interpret and manage conflicts within the workplaces

57. Manage health and safety on a construction project

58.Manage requirements related to quality and other standards

59. Promote occupational health and safety in the work place

60. Research and analyse an environmental issue in terms of principles of environmental justice and sustainability and recommend possible solutions

61. Conduct communication within a business environment

62. Apply efficient time management to the work of a department/division/section

63. Facilitate meetings to deal with conflict situations

64. Investigate options for improved environmental management and sustainable living

65. Restore and build relationships in dealing with conflict

66. Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments

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