Available courses

A regulatory framework for plumbers -LA1-LP3

A regulatory framework for plumbers -LA1-LP3

A regulatory framework for plumbers  
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993), including Driven Machinery Regulations, last amended 24 June 2015
  • Mine, Health and Safety Act (Act No. 29 of 1996) and Regulations
  • National and international environmental standards
  • SANS Codes 
  • Construction Regulations
  • ISO 22846-1 and ISO 22846-2

Application of occupational health and safety

Application of occupational health and safety

Application of occupational health and safety
  • Safety precautions and safe practices for working in the plumber environment
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safety symbols and color-coding 
  • Fundamentals of isolating and locking out equipment and processes
  • Fundamentals of securing worksites
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment (HIRA)
  • Environmental protection and pollution concepts
  • Incident reporting
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Worksite safety procedures
  • Roles and responsibilities of a health and safety representative
  • An emergency situation in work situations

Principle of Sanitation and Plumbing legislation

Principle of Sanitation and Plumbing legislation

KM-01-KT01:
  • KT0101 Principle of sanitation
  • KT0102 Description and technique of wastewater treatment
  • KT0103 Types, characteristics, and properties of wastewater
  • KT0104 Types and characteristics of diseases caused by poor sanitation
  • KT0105 Principles and functions of standards and codes of practice; and their relationship with bylaws

Theories and principles of relevant environmental sustainability requirements

Theories and principles of relevant environmental sustainability requirements

KM-02-KT01:
  • KT0101 National Environmental Management Act applicable to plumbing and how they impact or affect the work activities on a plumbing project/site
  • KT0102 Global, regional, and local environmental issues
  • KT0103 Environmental aspects and impacts
  • KT0104 Environment education and the work environment
  • KT0105 Plumbing and environmental sustainability
  • KT0106 Eco footprint
  • KT0107 Pollution types and their impact

Concepts, theories and principles of energy efficiency

Concepts, theories and principles of energy efficiency

KM-02-KT02:
  • KT0201 - Energy efficiency legislation applicable to plumbing and how they impact or affect the work activities on a plumbing project/site
  • KT0202 - Energy saving
  • KT0203 - Managing water usage
  • KT0204 - Waste management

Theories, concepts and principles of ethics

Theories, concepts and principles of ethics

KM-02-KT03:
  • KT0301 - Ethics Defined
  • KT0302 - Implementing Ethics in the Workplace
  • KT0303 - Employer / Employee Rights
  • KT0304 - Business and Social Responsibilities
  • KT0305 - Ethical Decisions
  • KT0306 - Unethical Behaviour

Types, properties and functions of tools and equipment

Types, properties and functions of tools and equipment

KM-03-KT01:
  • KT0101 Describe the uses and functions of tools and equipment used in the installation of drainage systems and sanitary installations

Typical plumbing consumables used in above and below ground drainage systems and sanitary installations

Typical plumbing consumables used in above and below ground drainage systems and sanitary installations

KM-03-KT01:

KT0102 - Typical plumbing consumables used in above and below-ground drainage systems and sanitary installations

Types, properties, and functions of tools and equipment used for hot and cold water installations

Types, properties, and functions of tools and equipment used for hot and cold water installations

KM-03-KT2:
  • KT0201 Types of tools and equipment, their description and specific use
  • KT0202 Principles of tool maintenance

Drawings, and Applied Sciences

Drawings, and Applied Sciences

KM-04-KT01:
  • KT0101 Concepts and functions of drawings
  • KT0102 Uses of Drawings and Symbols
  • KT0103 Interpretations of scale and dimensions of a drawing
  • KT0104 Uses of specifications and standards
  • KT0105 Safe uses and storage of drawings

Gradients and Levelling and the Basic principles of Excavation

Gradients and Levelling and the Basic principles of Excavation

KM-04-KT02:
  • KT0201 Theory, principles, and properties of Gradients, Fall and Levelling
  • KT0202 Description, properties, and functions of Levelling Equipment
  • KT0203 Principles and properties of Safe Excavating and Trenching
  • KT0204 Description and properties of Soil and Stability, and the function of Soil Testing and Protective Systems
  • KT0205 Principles and procedures of Safe Working Practice when: entering and exiting excavations; storing materials and mobile equipment; hazardous gases are present and ; someone is buried alive
  • KT0206 Procedures when Working with Excavators and Backhoe Loaders

Basic principles of electricity pertaining to hot water cylinders

Basic principles of electricity pertaining to hot water cylinders

KM-04-KT03:
  • KT0301  Safety procedures when working with electricity
  • KT0302 Principles, properties, and functions of the basic tools which measure electric current
  • KT0303 Characteristics, properties, and functions of electrical components

 

Theory and Principles of drainage

Theory and Principles of drainage

KM-05-KT01:
  • KT0101 Description and functions of above ground sanitary drainage systems
  • KT0102 Description and functions of below-ground drainage systems
  • KT0103 Description and functions of storm-water drainage systems
  • KT0104 Concepts and principles of gradients, sizing, venting, and access points
  • KT0105 Principles and functions of stacks, anchor blocks, pit latrines, french drains, and septic tanks

Principles and properties of water

Principles and properties of water

KM-05-KT02
  • KT0201 Properties and attributes of water
  • KT0202 Principles and requirements of water treatment
  • KT0203 Characteristics of water pollution and its relationship to disease
  • KT0204 Types and properties of water

Principles and concepts pertaining to water traps and venting of  an above-ground sanitary drainage system

Principles and concepts pertaining to water traps and venting of an above-ground sanitary drainage system

KM-06-KT01:
  • KT0101  Principles, characteristics, and function of water traps, venting, and air pressure
  • KT0102  Types and description of venting systems

Components, materials, and functions associated with above and below ground drainage systems

Components, materials, and functions associated with above and below ground drainage systems

KM-06-KT02: 

  • KT0201  Characteristics of vitrified clay; cast Iron; uPVC; concrete pipes and how they are joined: 
  • KT0202  Sockets, junctions, and bends.
  • KT0203  Stop end; a vent valve; a pan connector; SSN couplers.
  • KT0204  Gully trap; gully hopper; gully grating; gully surround.
  • KT0205  uPVC fittings.
  • KT0206  Types of traps.
  • KT0207  Concrete pipes.

Theories, concepts, and principles related to planning and preparation of above ground sanitary drainage system

Theories, concepts, and principles related to planning and preparation of above ground sanitary drainage system

KM-06-KT03:
  • KT0301  Characteristics and requirements of a single-stack system
  • KT0302  Theory and principles informing the calculation of fixture units - sizing and gradient - the characteristics of discharge pipes
  • KT0303  Principles and functions of branch connections and restriction zones
  • KT0304 Types, properties, and functions of vent stack sizing and provisions of ventilation pipes
  • KT0305  Principles and functions of access points

Theories, concepts, and principles of planning and preparation of below-ground drainage systems

Theories, concepts, and principles of planning and preparation of below-ground drainage systems

KM-06-KT04:
  • KT0401  Theory and principles informing the calculation of volume and swell (bulking)
  • KT0402  Theory, principles, and requirements of design layout and sizing of a below-ground drainage system
  • KT0403  Theory and principles informing the calculation of fixture units - sizing and gradient – the characteristics of discharge pipes

Theories, concepts, and principles related to the installation of above-ground sanitary drainage pipes and fittings installation

Theories, concepts, and principles related to the installation of above-ground sanitary drainage pipes and fittings installation

KM-06-KT05:
  • KT0501 Methods of joining different types of drainage pipes
  • KT0502  Properties of bends and junctions
  • KT0503  Functions of vent valves
  • KT0504  Functions of bracketing and spacing
  • KT0505  Testing and commissioning

Properties, characteristics, functions, and uses of different materials in building and plumbing

Properties, characteristics, functions, and uses of different materials in building and plumbing

KM-06-KT06:
  • KT0601 Principles, properties, and techniques of excavation, bedding, levelling, and laying
  • KT0602 Principles, characteristics, and requirements of concrete, PVC, and earthenware pipework
  • KT0603 Principles and functions of access points
  • KT0604 Principles and functions of gullies
  • KT0605 Principles and functions of water and air testing
  • KT0606 Characteristics and techniques of back-filling and compaction

Types, properties, and functions of below-ground non- waterborne sanitary disposal systems

Types, properties, and functions of below-ground non- waterborne sanitary disposal systems

KM-06-KT07:
  • KT0701 Types and characteristics of alternative sanitary disposal systems
  • KT0702 Principles, properties, and requirements of septic systems

Components, materials and functions associated to of sanitary ware appliances.

Components, materials and functions associated to of sanitary ware appliances.

 KM-07-KT01:
  • KT0101 Types of materials used in the manufacture of sanitary ware appliances
  • KT0102  Properties, and functions of the different sanitary ware appliances
  • KT0103 Types of consumable plumbing materials

Principles and procedures of Sanitary Ware Appliance Installation

Principles and procedures of Sanitary Ware Appliance Installation

KM-07-KT02:
  • KT0201 Principles and procedures for the installation of a low-level pan
  • KT0202 Principles and procedures for the installation of a bidet
  • KT0203 Principles and procedures for the installation of the bath
  • KT0204 Principles and procedures for the installation of a wall-hung (bowl) urinal
  • KT0205 Principles and procedures for the installation of a washbasin

Basic plumbing principles pertaining to hot and cold water systems - KM-08

Basic plumbing principles pertaining to hot and cold water systems - KM-08

KM-08-KT01:
  • KT0101   Pressure
  • KT0102  Water flow
  • KT0103  Corrosion
  • KT0104  Thermal expansion characteristic of heated water

Components, materials, and functions associated, and found in hot and cold water systems - KM-08

Components, materials, and functions associated, and found in hot and cold water systems - KM-08

KM-08-KT02:
  • KT0201  Description and functions of valves and isolating valves
  • KT0202  Description and function of taps
  • KT0203  Methods of heating; and types and properties of hot water heaters
  • KT0204  Types, properties, and functions of materials utilized in hot and cold water pipe reticulation

Planning and preparation for an installation of hot and cold water reticulation installations

Planning and preparation for an installation of hot and cold water reticulation installations

KM-08-KT03:
  • KT0301  Theory, concepts, and principles of the sizing of pipes
  • KT0302  Theory, concepts, and principles informing the sizing of the hot water system
  • KT0303  Principles and procedures of site assessment
  • KT0304  Principle of risk assessment

Installation of hot and cold pressure water pipes and pipe fittings

Installation of hot and cold pressure water pipes and pipe fittings

KM-08-KT04:
  • KT0401  Regulations and Codes of Practice
  • KT0402  Procedures and methods of joining different types of pressure water pipes
  • KT0403  Procedures and requirements for the laying of pressure water pipes
  • KT0404  Testing procedure

Concepts and principles related to the maintenance of hot and cold water systems

Concepts and principles related to the maintenance of hot and cold water systems

KM-08-KT05:
  • KT0501  Principles and requirements of scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance
  • KT0502  Principle and procedures for repairing of domestic pipework

Theories, concepts, and principles related to the informing maintenance and repairs to of above ground sanitary, and below ground, drainage systems.

Theories, concepts, and principles related to the informing maintenance and repairs to of above ground sanitary, and below ground, drainage systems.

KM-09-KT01: 
  • KT0101  Characteristics of scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance
  • KT0102  Procedures and techniques of drain cleaning
  • KT0103  Repairs of below-ground uPVC drainage pipe; making a new branch connection; and repairs to an earthenware pipe.

Theories, concepts, and principles related to the installation, maintenance, and repairs of fixed electric storage water heating systems

Theories, concepts, and principles related to the installation, maintenance, and repairs of fixed electric storage water heating systems

KM-09-KT02
  • KT0201 Regulation and Code of Practice
  • KT0202 Description of open vented and closed system
  • KT0203 Characteristics of a balanced system
  • KT0204 Principle of an electrical safety isolation
  • KT0205 Processes and procedures to handle and lift hot water heater cylinder onto/ into the roof
  • KT0206 Principle and functions of the anti-siphon loop, and overflow and discharge pipes
  • KT0207 Processes and procedures to install thermal lagging and insulation
  • KT0208 Processes and procedures of commissioning and installation

Ladders

Ladders

KM-05-KT03:
  • KT0301  Types of ladders 
  • KT0302  Rope ladders 
  • KT0303  Selection of ladder 
  • KT0304  Safety rules and requirements 
  • KT0305  Inspection procedures for ladders
  • KT0306  Procedures to carry ladders  
  • KT0307   Erecting, moving, and dismantling ladders

Basic action planning for scaffolding operations

Basic action planning for scaffolding operations

KM-06-KT01:
  • KT0101 Written safe work procedures
  • KT0102 Resource selection for scaffold operations based on design requirements
  • KT0103 Planned task observations (PTOs) for erecting and dismantling procedures
  • KT0104 Site risk assessment
  • KT0105 Site establishment including accessibility, lay-down areas, storage, signage
  • KT0106 Basic action planning procedure

Supervision of access scaffolding up to 6m

Supervision of access scaffolding up to 6m

KM-06-KT02:

  • KT0201 Roles and responsibilities of the Scaffold Supervisor
  • KT0202 Types of access scaffolding, including tubular systems 
  • KT0203 Classification for access scaffolding platforms, including multi-level platforms
  • KT0204 Stability requirements
  • KT0205 Planning resources for erecting and modifying access scaffolding
  • KT0206 Risks and hazards are controlled and monitored for the duration of the job
  • KT0207 Erection and modification supervision
  • KT0208 Supervision of dismantling and site clearance procedures
  • KT0209 Handover procedures
  • KT0210 Safety nets

Steel wire rope specimen for destructive testing purposes

Steel wire rope specimen for destructive testing purposes

KM-08-KT03:
  • KT0301 Factors critical to making up a steel wire rope specimen for destructive testing purposes
  • KT0302 Risks and hazards while making up a steel wire rope specimen
  • KT0303 Preparations to make steel wire rope specimen
  • KT0304 Procedures to make up a steel wire rope specimen
  • KT0305 Post-production procedures
  • KT0306 Interpretation of results from destructive testing
  • KT0307 Approved testing station

Steel wire ropes

Steel wire ropes

KM-09-KT01:
  • KT0101  Types of steel ropes 
  • KT0102 - Construction types of steel wire ropes  
  • KT0104 - Types of cores 
  • KT0105 - Elongation 
  • KT0106 - Characteristics of steel wire ropes
  • KT0107 Diameter and linear density 
  • KT0108 - Dynamic loading 
  • KT0109 - Components of stretch on a loaded steel wire rope
  • KT0110 - Testing methods
  • KT0111 - Steel wire rope installation considerations and steel wire rope replacement considerations
  • KT0112 - Bending radius calculation, sheave wheel to rope diameter D/d
  • KT0113 - Steel wire rope inspection (SANS 4309), certification, and retirement 
  • KT0114 - Measuring of ropes 
  • KT0115 - Maintenance of steel ropes 
  • KT0116 - Problems with steel wire ropes 
  • KT0117 - Procedures to serve steel wire ropes 
  • KT0118 - Procedures to worm, parcel and serve steel wire ropes at terminations
  • KT0119 - Splice techniques 

Safety detaching hook

Safety detaching hook

KM-10-KT02:
  • KT0201 - Terminology 
  • KT0202 -Components of a safety detaching hook 
  • KT0203 - Operation of a safety detaching hook during an overwind condition
  • KT0204 - Inspection procedures for a safety detaching hook (daily)
  • KT0205 - Useful life, the in-service frequency for safety detaching hook (MHSA regulations 16.19)
  • KT0206 - Retrieving a conveyance after an over-wind
  • KT0207 - Safety requirements (including PPE)

Terminating and securing the back-end of a winder rope

Terminating and securing the back-end of a winder rope

KM-10-KT04:
  • KT0401 - Factors critical to terminating and securing a back-end of a winder rope
  • KT0402 - Workplace hazards
  • KT0403 - Preparations to terminate and secure the back-end of a winder rope
  • KT0404 - Procedures for terminating and securing the back-end of a winder rope around the winder drum shaft by means of a clove hitch and application of rope clamps
  • KT0405 - Procedures for doubling down to remove the rope from the winder drum
  • KT0406 - Procedures for suspending conveyance in a shaft by means of applying friction clamps to the winder rope

Terminating and preparing a front-end wire lock poured socket on a winder rope

Terminating and preparing a front-end wire lock poured socket on a winder rope

KM-10-KT05:
  • KT0501 - Factors critical to terminating and pouring a termination socket on a winder rope using a resin socket
  • KT0502 - Workplace hazards
  • KT0503 - Preparations to terminate and prepare winder rope termination socket 
  • KT0504 - Procedures for measuring and serving to cut winder rope for a new termination
  • KT0505 -Resin capping procedure
  • KT0506 - Procedure for securing rope socket to pour resin and allow for gelling and curing
  • KT0507 - Procedure for inspecting completed resin socket termination
  • KT0508 - Post-termination housekeeping activities

Replacing a sheave wheel

Replacing a sheave wheel

KM-10-KT06:
  • KT0601 - Factors critical to replacing a winder rope sheave wheel
  • KT0602 - Components of a winder rope sheave wheel 
  • KT0603 - Preparations to create slack on winding rope to remove the sheave wheel 
  • KT0604 - Preparations to lift and float sheave wheels 
  • KT0605 - Preparing sheave wheel groove profile to suit rope diameter
  • KT0606 - Procedures for replacing and testing a winder rope sheave wheel

Slinging regular loads

Slinging regular loads

KM-11-KT01:
  • KT0101 - Basic principles of slinging
  • KT0102 - Slinging equipment 
  • KT0103 - Types of slings 
  • KT0104 - Slinging techniques or methods 
  • KT0105 - Weight of load
  • KT0106 - Packing and dunnage
  • KT0107 - Communication methods 
  • KT0108 - Safe working practices
  • KT0109 - Post-slinging activities 

Manual lifting equipment and tackle

Manual lifting equipment and tackle

KM-11-KT02:
  • KT0201 - Lifting tackle
  • KT0202 - Tackle systems
  • KT0203 - Hand-power lifting devices 
  • KT0204 - Types of reeve blocks 
  • KT0205 - Method for reeving a block and tackle 
  • KT0206 - Anchors )
  • KT0207 - Pre-operational checks and inspection of manual lifting equipment
  • KT0208 - Defects in manual lifting equipment and tackle
  • KT0209 - Safe working practices
  • KT0210 - Friction
  • KT0211 - Guy lines

Securing loads for transportation

Securing loads for transportation

KM-11-KT05:
  • KT0501 Types of loads
  • KT0502 Lifting equipment
  • KT0503 Methods of securing 
  • KT0504 Communication signals
  • KT0505 System load chart
  • KT0506 Magnitude of forces
  • KT0507 Centre of gravity and dynamic and restraining forces
  • KT0508 Planning and preparation to secure loads
  • KT0509 Loading and positioning 
  • KT0510 Timber and log cargoes 
  • KT0511 Metal cargo 
  • KT0512 Chocking and chocking sizes
  • KT0513 Safety requirements for all operations
  • KT0514 Inspection procedures

Placing and moving a load utilising rollers and sliders

Placing and moving a load utilising rollers and sliders

KM-11-KT06:
  • KT0601 Factors critical to placing and moving a load by utilizing rollers 
  • KT0602 Preparations to place and move a load utilizing rollers 
  • KT0603 Moving and positioning procedures
  • KT0604 Safety requirements

Slinging complex loads

Slinging complex loads

KM-12-KT01:
  • KT0101 Characteristics of a complex load
  • KT0102 Slinging equipment
  • KT0103 Weight of load and WLL
  • KT0104 Packing and dunnage
  • KT0105 Slinging techniques
  • KT0106 Sling and load protection methods
  • KT0107  Communication methods 
  • KT0108 Safe working practices
  • KT0109 Post-slinging activities 
  • KT0110 Stresses (calculations) breaking forces
  • KT0111 Inspecting padding slings
  • KT0112 Effect of alpha and beta angle on a sling load (load angle factor [LAF])
  • KT0113 Centre of gravity and its effect on a lift
  • KT0114 Formulae for calculating WLL with different types of hitches

Lifting, moving and manoeuvring a load using mechanical lifting equipment

Lifting, moving and manoeuvring a load using mechanical lifting equipment

KM-12-KT02:
  • KT0201 Factors critical to lifting, moving, and maneuvering a load using mechanical lifting equipment
  • KT0202 Possible critical hazards and substandard conditions
  • KT0203 Types of mechanical equipment (include tirfor hoists; chain blocks; lever hoists; rope tackles/snatch blocks, types of jacks)
  • KT0204 Preparation to move a load
  • KT0205 Procedures to lift, move and maneuver loads using mechanical lifting equipment 
  • KT0206 Load preparation for production purposes
  • KT0207 Safety and environment requirements

Lifting loads using the floating method

Lifting loads using the floating method

KM-12-KT03:
  • KT0301 Floating methods 
  • KT0302 Preparations to lift and float loads
  • KT0303 Lifting and floating procedures 
  • KT0304 Maintenance, caring for and storage of equipment
  • KT0305 Safety requirements

Lifting and turning a load

Lifting and turning a load

KM-12-KT04:
  • KT0401 Factors critical to lifting and turning a load
  • KT0402 Hazards and risks when lifting and turning a load
  • KT0403 Preparation to lift and turn a load 
  • KT0404 Slinging methods 
  • KT0405 Lifting and turning operations for a load 
  • KT0406 Safety requirements

Lifting loads using pick and carry method

Lifting loads using pick and carry method

KM-12-KT06:
  • KT0601 The pick and carry method
  • KT0602 Preparations for lifting task using the pick and carry method
  • KT0603 Processes involved in lifting and moving loads using the pick and carry method 
  • KT0604 Lifting equipment 
  • KT0605 Defects 
  • KT0606 Isolations, demarcations, and lockout procedures

Re-railing rail-bound equipment

Re-railing rail-bound equipment

KM-12-KT07:

  • KT0701 Workplace hazards and risks that may be encountered while the re-railing conveyance
  • KT0702 Preparations for re-railing 
  • KT0703 Safety requirements
  • KT0704 Procedures to re-rail rail-bound equipment
  • KT0705 Lifting equipment and tackle 
  • KT0706 Teamwork
  • KT0707 Post-operational activities

Lifting loads using temporary construction lifting methods

Lifting loads using temporary construction lifting methods

KM-12-KT08:
  • KT0801 Factors critical to lifting operations using temporary construction lifting methods
  • KT0802 Gin poles (rigging gin poles, erecting gin poles, operating gin poles)
  • KT0803 Erecting tripods
  • KT0804 Erecting shears (A-frame)
  • KT0805 Erecting boom derricks (types of derricks [stiff-leg, steel derricks, pole derricks; brave derricks; Jinniwinks derricks])
  • KT0806 Possible critical hazards and substandard conditions
  • KT0807 Preparations to conduct lifting operations using temporary construction lifting methods (permission to enter the workplace, PPE; tools, materials, and equipment; inspection of the workplace; the mass of the load; consequences of poor preparation)
  • KT0808 Conducting lifting operations using temporary construction lifting methods (PPE, dealing with hazards; lifting and positioning, tools and equipment, teamwork)
  • KT0809 Post-lifting activities
  • KT0810 Safety requirements

Legislative framework governing lifting machines (excluding hand powered lifting devices)

Legislative framework governing lifting machines (excluding hand powered lifting devices)

KM-13-KT01
  • KT0101 Occupational Health and Safety Act (85/1993) including Driven Machinery Regulations (2015) [DMR] and related Regulations
  • KT0102 Mine Health and Safety Act (29/1996)
  • KT0103 National Code of Practice for the Evaluation of Training Providers (NCOP) [GG 27292 - 18 February 2005]
  • KT0104 General Safety Regulations (GSR) [1996]

Mobile and manually-operated lifting machines (trackless mobile machines [TMMs])

Mobile and manually-operated lifting machines (trackless mobile machines [TMMs])

KM-13-KT02:
  • KT0201 Legislative requirements
  • KT0202 Types and classes of machines in the lifting machinery environment
  • KT0203 Systems of the lifting machines 
  • KT0204 Instruments of lifting machines 
  • KT0205 Levers, controls, and safety devices of lifting machines
  • KT0206 Pre-use inspection procedures, and recording and reporting on lifting machines
  • KT0207 Testing load-bearing components
  • KT0208 Maintenance of lifting machines

Knots, bends, hitches, lashings, splices and attachments

Knots, bends, hitches, lashings, splices and attachments

KM-08-KT02:
  • KT0201  Types of knots
  • KT0202  Types of hitches
  • KT0203  Types of bends
  • KT0204  Knots used for intermediate anchors
  • KT0205  Terms associated with knots, bends, and hitches
  • KT0206  Types of lashings
  • KT0207 Types of splices
  • KT0208  Characteristics of knots, bends, and hitches
  • KT0209  Methods of tying knots, bends, hitches, and lashing

Inspection and maintenance procedures for lifting machines

Inspection and maintenance procedures for lifting machines

KM-13-KT03:
  • KT0101 Inspection procedures and inspection criteria 
  • KT0102 Maintenance procedures
  • KT0103 Common defects in lifting machines
  • KT0104 Planning for maintenance
  • KT0105 Preparatory procedures for maintenance
  • KT0106 Lubricants, lubrication methods, and safety requirements

Rigging studies

Rigging studies

KM-14-KT01:
  • KT0101 Reasons for a rigging study 
  • KT0102 Components/aspects of a rigging study 
  • KT0103 Parameters for executing the rigging task 
  • KT0104 Risk factors during the execution of the rigging task 
  • KT0105  Analysis of the rigging task 
  • KT0106 Conducting the rigging study

Winder rope examination

Winder rope examination

KM-10-KT01:

  • KT0101  - Condition assessment of steel wire ropes on mine winders
  • KT0102 - Criteria for examining a winder rope 
  • KT0103 - Workplace hazards
  • KT0104 - Preparations to examine winder ropes 
  • KT0105 - Examination, and measuring of the winder rope
  • KT0106 - Post-examination procedures

Tailing a load

Tailing a load

KM-14-KT09:

  • KT0901 Lifting equipment involved (cranes)
  • KT0902 Aspects of importance 
  • KT0903 Principles of tailing operations 
  • KT0904 Planning and preparing for tailing operations 
  • KT0905 Post tailing processes
  • KT0906 Safety requirements (safety checks, quality checks)

Transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring

Transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring

KM-14-KT05:
  • KT0501 Critical factors to transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring
  • KT0502 Possible critical hazards while transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring 
  • KT0503 Preparation to transfer a load by means of snatching and anchoring
  • KT0504 Transfer the load by means of snatching and anchoring 
  • KT0505 Load transferring process
  • KT0506 Post transfer processes
  • KT0507 Safety requirements

Monitoring the application of safety, health and environmental protection procedures

Monitoring the application of safety, health and environmental protection procedures

KM-15-KT02:
  • KT0201 Monitoring adherence to safe and environmentally friendly work practices by the work team
  • KT0202 Preventive measures in the area of responsibility
  • KT0203 Safety, health, and environmental reports
  • KT0204 Safety indicators and emergency procedures
  • KT0205 Equipment in area of responsibility
  • KT0206 Hazardous materials
  • KT0207 PPE
  • KT0208 Coaching the team in safety, health, and environmental aspects, statutory rights and responsibilities
  • KT0209 Evaluation of the SHEQ system (in terms of a rigger‟s work)

Engineering drawings and sketches

Engineering drawings and sketches

KM-04-KT02: 
  • KT0201 Engineering drawings and sketches
  • KT0202  Geometry and scales
  • KT0203 Isometric, orthographic and oblique views
  • KT0204 International drawing conventions and standards
  • KT0205  Aspects pertaining to angles 
  • KT0206  Aspects pertaining to geometric shapes 
  • KT0207 Other concepts related to engineering drawings 
  • KT0208 Interpretation of engineering drawings

Leading a team in a rigger‟s environment

Leading a team in a rigger‟s environment

KM-15-KT01:
  • KT0101 Team organization and team roles
  • KT0102 Interaction with work team (work schedules, briefing the team, job cards)
  • KT0103 Materials, plant, and safety equipment
  • KT0104 Labour requirements for tasks
  • KT0105 Meetings and information flow
  • KT0106 Motivating a team and building good relations in the workplace
  • KT0107 Conflict management techniques
  • KT0108 Feedback on team members
  • KT0109 Report forms (as per job card)

Winder rope replacement

Winder rope replacement

KM-10-KT03:
  • KT0301 - Workplace hazards associated with replacing winder ropes
  • KT0302 - Identification and selection of rope, verification off rope inspection certificate
  • KT0303 - Other workplace personnel involved in the replacement of winder rope
  • KT0304 - Preparations to replace winder ropes
  • KT0305 - Winder rope replacement method 
  • KT0306 - Winder rope testing procedures 
  • KT0307 - Post-replacement procedures

Guiding the lifting and positioning of loads

Guiding the lifting and positioning of loads

KM-12-KT05
  • KT0501 Lifting equipment 
  • KT0502 Communication signals
  • KT0503 Load connection equipment 
  • KT0504 Preparations for lifting 
  • KT0505 Lifting procedures 
  • KT0506 Positioning and securing of loads

Fibre ropes

Fibre ropes

KM-08-KT01:
  • KT0101 Types of ropes
  • KT0102 Selection of ropes
  • KT0103 Elongation 
  • KT0104 Diameter and linear density (weight)
  • KT0105 Dynamic loading
  • KT0106 Firmness, construction and abrasion (3-strand twisted construction)
  • KT0107 Components of stretch on a loaded rope
  • KT0108 Comparison of fibre characteristic
  • KT0109 Testing methods
  • KT0110 Strength degradation from ultraviolet light, storage (coiling, flaking, bagging), chemical exposure, removing the rope from reel or coil
  • KT0111  Rope inspection, certification and retirement 
  • KT0112 Permanent finishes to fibre rope ends
  • KT0113 Inspection and certification of fibre ropes (coiling and uncoiling, measuring (diameter, circumference and the lay length)
  • KT0114 Splicing (includes methods relevant to different industries 
  • KT0115 Joining 
  • KT0116 Maintenance, care and storage of fibre ropes

 Fall protection systems

Fall protection systems

KM-05-KT01:
  • KT0101  Fall protection plan awareness and implementation
  • KT0102  Main possible hazards associated with work at height and worksites
  • KT0103  Fall protection equipment
  • KT0104  Installation of lifelines
  • KT0105  Work areas and types of access required per area including selecting anchor points to connect to
  • KT0106  Fall arrest rescue systems
  • KT0107  Inspection and assembly of fall arrest equipment and systems
  • KT0108  Basic fall arrest rescue
  • KT0109  Managing safety of people working at heights

End fittings

End fittings

KM-09-KT02:
  • KT0201 Helical terminations 
  • KT0202 Swage sockets 
  • KT0203 Spelter sockets 
  • KT0204 Rope clips 
  • KT0205 Wedge sockets
  • KT0206 Procedures to connect end fittings to steel wire ropes
  • KT0207 Safety requirements (including PPE)

Boom conversion

Boom conversion

KM-14-KT08:
  • KT0801 Mobile cranes
  • KT0802 Lifting equipment
  • KT0804 Boom conversion procedure
  • KT0805 Post boom conversion processes
  • KT0806 Safety requirements 

Care and maintenance of steel wire ropes

Care and maintenance of steel wire ropes

KM-08-KT04:
  • KT0401 Lubricating methods (compressed air; bath; manual; funnel)
  • KT0402 Factors critical to lubricating steel wire ropes
  • KT0403 Critical hazards (lubrication products in the main consist of mixtures of oils, waxes, bitumens, resins, gelling agents, and fillers with minor concentrations of corrosion inhibitors, oxidation stabilizers, and tackiness additives. Most of them are solid at ambient temperatures)
  • KT0404 Preparation to lubricate a steel wire rope (permission to enter the workplace, PPE; tools, materials, and equipment; inspection of the workplace)
  • KT0405 Post-lubricating activities
  • KT0406 Storage
  • KT0407 Safety requirements

Directing crane operations

Directing crane operations

KM-11-KT04:
  • KT0401 Types of cranes 
  • KT0402 Crane operations
  • KT0403 Hazards and risks associated with crane directing operations
  • KT0404 Preparation for crane directing 
  • KT0405 Directing crane operations

Lifting operations using manual lifting equipment and tackle

Lifting operations using manual lifting equipment and tackle

KM-11-KT03:
  • KT0301 Types of lifting machines 
  • KT0302 Preparations for lifting task
  • KT0303 Conditions 
  • KT0304 Materials and methods used for fixing, anchoring, bracing, supporting, and securing loads
  • KT0305 Isolations, demarcations, and lockout procedures
  • KT0306 Processes involved in lifting and moving loads using manual lifting equipment and tackle 

Tube bundle removal

Tube bundle removal

KM-14-KT07:
  • KT0701 Major components of tube bundle machine (heat exchangers)
  • KT0702 Preparation of heat exchanger for tube bundle removal and installation
  • KT0703 Procedures to remove and install tube bundle
  • KT0704 Safety procedures

Lifting and moving a complex load using a winch

Lifting and moving a complex load using a winch

KM-14-KT04:
  • KT0401 Winches (types, applications, components)
  • KT0402 Lifting tackle and lifting equipment
  • KT0403  Preparations to lift and/or move the complex load 
  • KT0404 Lifting and moving procedures
  • KT0405 Maintenance, care, and storage of lifting equipment and tackle

Access scaffold inspecting

Access scaffold inspecting

KM-07-KT01:
  • KT0101 Roles and responsibilities of the Scaffold Inspector
  • KT0102 Different types of access scaffolding, application
  • KT0104 Working platforms. Non-working platforms
  • KT0105 Classification and categories for access scaffolding platforms
  • KT0106 Stability requirements
  • KT0107 Access scaffold documentation and signage 

Transferring loads between lifting equipment

Transferring loads between lifting equipment

KM-14-KT03:
  • KT0301 Identification of lifting equipment and machinery
  • KT0302  Planning for transferring loads lifting 
  • KT0303 Preparation for transferring loads 
  • KT0304 Procedures to set-up and control cranes 

Lifting operations using the tandem lifting method

Lifting operations using the tandem lifting method

KM-14-KT02-TLM
  • KT0201 Types of tandem lifting methods (standard tandem lift, top, and tail
  • KT0202 Planning for tandem lifting and for transferring loads between lifting equipment
  • KT0203 Preparation for tandem lifting
  • KT0204 Procedures to set-up and control cranes
  • KT0205 Safety requirements for tandem lifting and for transferring loads between lifting equipment

Supervise advanced mobile crane operations

Supervise advanced mobile crane operations

KM-14-KT06:
  • KT0601 Planning for the supervision of mobile crane operations 
  • KT0602 Preparation of work area 
  • KT0603 Supervision of operations 
  • KT0604 Post-supervision activities 
  • KT0605 Setting-up a mobile crane

Lock- Out Tag-Out

Lock- Out Tag-Out

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Marking-off tools and equipment

Marking-off tools and equipment

KM-01-KT05-05:

KT0505 - 

  • Punches 
  • Scribers, 
  • Combination sets, 
  • Protractors,
  • Calipers (inside and outside), 
  • jenny caliper, 
  • Engineering square, 
  • Angle plates,
  • Marking-off table, 
  • Dividers

Measuring tools

Measuring tools

KM-01-KT05-04:

  • KT0504.1 Types of measuring tools 
  • KT0504.2 Defects of measuring tools
  • KT0504.3 Hazards associated with measuring tools
  • KT0504.4 Calibration and tolerances
  • KT0504.5 Selection and use of tools and related PPE
  • KT0504.6 Maintenance and storage of measuring tools
  • KT0504.7 Environmental requirements

 

Engineering power, hydraulic and pneumatic tools

Engineering power, hydraulic and pneumatic tools

KM-01-KT05

  • KT0503.1  Types of tools 
  • KT0503.2  Defects of power, hydraulic and pneumatic tools 
  • KT0503.3  Hazards associated with engineering power, hydraulic and pneumatic tools 
  • KT0503.4  Selection and use of tools and related PPE 
  • KT0503.5  Maintenance and storage of engineering power, hydraulic and pneumatic tools 
  • KT0503.6  Environmental requirements



Engineering hand tools

Engineering hand tools

KM-01-KT05
  • KT0501.1  Types of tools 
  • KT0501.2  Defects of engineering hand tools 
  • KT0501.3  Hazards associated with engineering hand tools 
  • KT0501.4  Selection and use of tools and related personal protective equipment (PPE) 
  • KT0501.5  Maintenance and storage of engineering hand tools 
  • KT0501.6  Environmental requirements 

Engineering materials

Engineering materials

KM-01-KT04
  • KT0401 - Types of engineering materials 
  • KT0402 - Physical properties of engineering materials 
  • KT0403 - Common properties 
  • KT0404 - Methods of processing engineering materials 
  • KT0405 - Methods of manufacturing 
  • KT0406 - Common metal tests 
  • KT0407 - Heat treatment processes 
  • KT0408 - Changes in metal properties 
  • KT0409 - Environmental effects 
  • KT0410 - Types of profiles 

Workplace health, safety and environmental protection-KM-01

Workplace health, safety and environmental protection-KM-01

  • KT0201 Legislation and regulations for workplace safety
  • KT0202 Occupation health and safety legislation
  • KT0203 Safety precautions and safe practices for working within the industry
  • KT0204 Personal protective equipment
  • KT0205 Safety symbols and color-coding
  • KT0206 Fundamentals of isolating and locking out equipment and circuits
  • KT0207 Fundamentals of securing worksites
  • KT0208 Protection devices
  • KT0209 Causes, prevention, and control of fires
  • KT0210 Hazard identification and risk principles
  • KT0211 Environmental, protection, and pollution concepts
  • KT0212 Basic first Aid
  • KT0213 Incident reporting.
  • KT0214 Evacuation procedures.

Introduction to the Fitting Trade

Introduction to the Fitting Trade

KM-01-KT01:
  • KT0101 Career opportunities for a qualified fitter
  • KT0102 Occupational profile of a fitter
  • KT0103 Legislation related to apprentices in the fitting trade

Engineering drawings

Engineering drawings

KM-01-KT03:
  • KT0301 Freehand drawing
  • KT0302 Code of practice for engineering drawing (symbols and abbreviations)
  • KT0303 Drawing instruments and equipment
  • KT0304 Dimensioning Methods
  • KT0305 Isometric Drawings
  • KT0306 Assembly and detailed drawings