Skills Programme: Vessels Under Pressure, U/S 120354 & 9964

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Purpose of the course:  
This course is designed to be able to demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the classification, safe use, how it is designed, construction, installation, testing, maintenance, examination, and records of pressure vessels and pressure vessel systems in a workplace.  It also covers how to perform legal inspections and write audit reports.

SAQA unit standard aligned :
Unit standard 120354 Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding pressure vessels and pressure systems in the working place at NQF level 4 worth 4 credits.
 
Unit standard 120333
Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use, safety, and/or audit inspection at NQF Level 3 worth 5 credits.
Course outcomes:  
This course is structured to ensure that the participants get a full understanding of the Pressure Equipment Regulations and also the SANS 347 code of practice.
 
Day 1-2
The Safe use of Pressure vessels
Principles
Different types and classifications and
The safe use of pressure vessels in the workplace
Pressure vessels in a workplace
The factors affecting the systems
Different pressure vessel devices
Different dangers and hazards
Various types of testing procedures
Maintenance, Examination, and Records
Specific requirements
Control of records
Pressure equipment regulations
Pressure vessels’ legal requirements as per the law
 
Day 3
Standard for inspections
Importance of initiating immediate actions
Purpose of audit inspection, Structures, and Measurements
Requirements for an inspection, Teamwork inspections
Action as reasonably practicable
Withdrawn workers and tools/equipment
Consequence for non-compliance
Reports to be completed
The follow-up actions
Why carry out a legal compliance audit
What must be covered in terms of legal compliance auditing
What must be addressed in terms of the health and safety management process
Approaching a legal compliance audit
Target group:  
This unit standard is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to monitor; report and advice on compliance with legislation regarding pressure vessels and pressure systems but also how to perform an audit at the workplace.

Certificates:
Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.