UNISA short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers

UNISA Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers

University of South Africa Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers

Short Course in Refresher Training for Explosives Workers (76831)Purpose

To apply safe handling principles during explosives processes throughout the life cycle of explosives products and to allow refresher training to explosives workers to confirm their ability to control explosives and explosives related activity safely in a practical environment.
 
 Target group

The explosives and armaments industry (including commercial, arms manufacturing, military, police, mining, structural engineering and explosives regulatory sectors)
“All students wishing to register for the Short Learning Programmes in Explosives have to be employed in the explosives industry”
 
 Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification. Note: Students should be competent with language, numeracy and communication skills at NQF Level 5.
 
 Duration

6 months

Language medium

English
 Registration periods

Semester registrations
 
 Tuition method

UNISA blended learning education together with classes per module and experiential learning at the workplace
 Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
One assignment per module, attendance of one class presented at the workplace (work-integrated learning)
Summative assessment:
One written examination per module
 Apply explosives technologies and skills and interpret and apply legal and safety requirements in an explosives environment. (SCAETLS)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Identify and explain the various explosives classifications with regards to dangerous goods
  • Identify and explain the various explosives marking and labelling requirements in terms of national legislation and organisational requirements
  • Identify and explain the various explosives storage and transport requirements in terms of legislation
  • Apply and use the elementary explosive technologies and legal requirements during explosives related tasks.
  • On successful completion of the unit standard, students will be able to apply and use the elementary explosive technologies and legal requirements during explosives related tasks.

Course leader

Prof H W E Schenk MA (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)
Discipline expertise: Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Centre for Blended Learning Studies
Office 3-074, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4730
Cell: 082 887 3667
Fax: 012 429 4383
E-mail: hschenk@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

Mrs B Thomas
Centre for Blended Learning Studies
Office 207E, Unisa Florida Campus
Tel: 011 471 2582
Fax: 011 471 3191
bthomas@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.