SHORT COURSES – CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION

M-Modules Foreman

The purpose of this short course is to develop basic supervisory skills required for basic man management, site foremanship, industrial relations, quality control and motivation.

M-Modules Section Leader

The purpose of this short course is to develop basic leadership skills by applying business principles, basic man management, quality control / bar charts, site organisation and principles of industrial relations.

Excavation for Supervisors

This short course is directed towards people who are required to work in open holes and deep excavations.
The focus of this programme is to equip the learner with knowledge and skills regarding the legal responsibilities for Health and Safety when working in or alongside excavations.

Compaction Techniques

This short course is directed towards Supervisors to equip the learner with knowledge and skills regarding the importance of compaction and soil stabilisation techniques of soils

Basic Survey Part 1: Setting Out

The purpose of this short course is to develop basic setting out skills required for using a metric tape, survey accessory equipment, preserving survey points, using ranging rods, setting out right angles and controlling levels.

Basic Survey Part 2: Levelling

The purpose of this short course is to develop levelling skills required for
setting up a levelling instrument, transferring levels, bookings levels
and setting out excavation profiles.

Basic Survey Part 3: Theodolite

The purpose of this short course is to develop skills for setting up the theodolite, reading theodolite circles, using theodolite for setting out, measuring distances and angles as well as reference survey points.

Traffic Management

Flagman Only
The purpose of this short course is to develop the flagman’s safety and awareness skills required for regulating the flow of traffic.

Flagman – Stop / Go Operations with Radios
The purpose of this short course is to develop the flagman’s safety and awareness skills required for regulating the flow of traffic using stop/go operations with radios.

Traffic Safety Officer (TSO)

Safety

Road safety for construction workers
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of road safety and safety procedures at road accidents.

Apply health and safety to a work area
The purpose of this short course is to develop the knowledge and understanding required to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace and to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others

Site Safety Representative
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding on the role of the site safety representative which includes health & safety legal responsibilities, eliminating unsafe acts and conditions, completing site inspection records and PPE legal requirements.

Risk Assessment (HIRA)
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding on the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.

Incident Investigation
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding on conducting investigations into workplace incidents.

Working at Heights
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of performing work in elevated positions.

Fall Arrest
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of following fall arrest principles to perform work at height safely, under supervision of a qualified supervisor.

Basic First Aid
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of basic first aid

Working in Confined Spaces
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of identifying the hazard of confined spaces and the precautions required for the safety of the workers and public.

Dangerous Goods Material Handling
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of handling, transporting, storing and utilizing cement, lime, bitumen, tar and flammable gas on a construction site

Fire Fighting
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of selecting and using the appropriate firefighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.

Generic Life Skills

HIV / AIDS Awareness
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS issues affecting them personally and in the workplace, and to apply relevant national, industry and company policies and procedures for dealing with HIV/AIDS in the workplace.

Basic Management of the Environment
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of the impact of construction activities on the environment and implement environmental initiatives on a construction activity.

Basic Financial Life Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of basic personal financial life skills.

Basic Business Principles (6M)
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of basic business principles in order to improve productivity and efficiency.

Basic Computer Skills

Introduction to Computers
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and basic understanding of a personal computer, including why a computer is used, and how to use the operating system and common business software. This course will allow you to become familiar with computers and Microsoft Windows while learning basic computer, mouse and keyboard skills in a supportive environment.

Basic Word Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of a GUI based word processing application. This Microsoft Word training course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft Word to create everyday work documents. The course begins by showing the learner how to navigate around Microsoft Word. It then quickly gets the learner to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents

Basic Excel Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and basic understanding of using a GUI based spreadsheet processing application.

Basic PowerPoint Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and basic understanding of using a GUI based presentation application.

Basic Outlook Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and basic skills using a GUI based electronic mail application.

Basic Internet Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and basic skills using a GUI based internet browser application.

Intermediate Word Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and skills required in a business environment of a GUI based word processing application.

Intermediate Excel Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and skills required in a business environment of a GUI based spreadsheet processing application.

Intermediate PowerPoint Skills
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and advanced skills required for creating a GUI based presentation application for a business and presentation skills required at this level.

Using Mail-Merge in Word
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and skills required to use the mail-merge function in a GUI based word processing application.

Using Tables and Columns in Word
The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and skills required to use tables and columns in a GUI based word processing application.

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