Learners will be equipped to work in the construction industry with a broad understanding and knowledge of
Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and controls. They will be able to deal with health and
safety problems and issues on construction sites.
Qualifying learners will be able to responsibly, independently and effectively manage themselves on construction
sites regarding generic health and safety issues. Learners will be able to identify and evaluate occupational safety,
hygiene and environmental factors in occupational environments which may have a detrimental effect on the health
and safety of people in such environments. Learners credited with this Qualification will be able to perform essential
functions that promote a culture of health and safety on construction sites.
Horizontally, this Qualification articulates with:
ID 50062: National Certificate: Occupational Hygiene and Safety, NQF Level 3.
ID 60249: National Certificate: Primary Response in Emergencies, NQF Level 3.
ID 49128: National Certificate: Community Health Work, NQF Level 3.
ID 49752: National Certificate: Environmental Practice, NQF Level 3.
Vertically, this Qualification articulates with:
ID 50063: Further Education and Training Certificate: Occupational Hygiene and Safety, NQF Level 4.
ID 64697: Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Health Work, NQF Level 4.
ID 50309: Further Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice, NQF Level 4.
TYPE OF PROGRAMME
The learner is required to have a minimum of Grade 12. Must able to speak and write in English.
All learning material included in tuition fees.
Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 1:
1.1 Information from texts, reports and standard operating procedures is practically applied in the workplace in
specific health, safety and environmental contexts.
1.2 All communications are addressed and responded to in accordance with the relevant workplace requirements.
1.3 Numerical conversions, calculations and measurements are performed as required in the workplace in specific
health, safety and environmental contexts.
1.4 Health and safety signs, policies, standards and legislation are interpreted and explained as required by specific
Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 2:
2.1 Relevant health and safety regulations are explained according to the requirements of the current applicable
2.2 The health and safety environment is defined with reference to specific construction workplace principles and
2.3 The concept of promoting health, safety and environmental issues is explained indicating the roles played by all
Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 3:
3.1 The consequences of poor adherence to health and safety requirements, with subsequent exposure to hazards
are described in terms of the impact on people and the organization.
3.2 Corrective and/or mitigative measures are taken to deal with construction hazards and risks in accordance with
workplace-specific health and safety requirements.
3.3 All identified hazards and the subsequent mitigative actions taken are recorded and reported to the relevant line
Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 4:
4.1 All health and safety functions are planned to meet specified requirements for the relevant specific workplace.
4.2 Administrative functions are performed in accordance with workplace-specific health and safety requirements.
4.3 Primary emergency care requirements are met in accordance with workplace-specific health and safety
4.4 Workers are observed to ensure compliance with health and safety matters during all work-related activities.
4.5 Information regarding safe and correct work methods is regularly explained to on-site workers.
4.6 Various reports of activities and findings are compiled and submitted to the relevant company divisions for
On successful completion of course, the learner will receive a certificate.