Occupational Health & Safety Awareness Course


This training course is designed to be highly interactive and practical oriented.

Course Standards

Unit Standard Number: 9964, NQF Level 2, 3 Credits

The learning never stops


  • Basic QHSE Legal Framework
  • Application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance
  • Reasons for practicing safety
  • Major HSE Terminologies
  • Identify potential hazards and risks in the work area
  • Application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practices and actions
  • Implementing and complying with relevant procedures
  • Limit damage to persons or properties in case of an emergency
  • Safe Work Procedures
  • Drawing up health and safety plan
  • Procedures for reporting and recording
  • Risk Assessments
  • Implementing selected mechanisms for the minimizing risks.
  • The use of correct protective clothing and equipment.
  • Basic HSE Rules.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act – Duty to Act.
  • Follow procedures that applies to illness or injury in the work area.
  • Identify and implement contingency plans according to the type and scale of emergency.
  • Select and demonstrate good housekeeping practices.
  • Incident report writing.
  • Comprehensive course notes and illustrations.
  • Progress quizzes keep learning on track.
    An overhead slide presentation providing supplementary.
  • Videos to illustrate best practices, case studies, and operational examples.
  • A learner workbook including progress quizzes.
  • Light refreshment is provided for classroom courses
  • CETA certificate of competence – statement of results. Issued approximately 6 – 8 months (Costs extra R400.00 excluding VAT).
  • Attendance certificates are issued

At the end of this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Apply Health and Safety practices to a work area.

It is desirable for learners wishing to achieve this unit standard to be competent at

  • Communication at ABET level 3 or equivalent
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3 or equivalent   

As a short course: Successful delegates will receive a has attended certificate. (Normal course fee is charged)

For a certificate of competence – statement of result from CETA, a portfolio of evidence must be submitted by candidates and they must be found “competent” upon completion of course. (This costs an extra R400).

Statement of Results are issued digitally after approximately 6 – 8 months.

South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique Botswana & Namibia

Course Status: Available

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