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Short Course
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Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Management
With the field of SHEQ Management becoming a definitive career choice for many aspiring young men and woman, it has become evident that a high quality short course is required to equip people with the basic principles of SHEQ Management Systems. This course has been designed by career professionals in the SHEQ field with the direct intention to equip incumbent SHEQ personal with and understanding of: • The basic principles of SHE Law and Quality management. • How to effectively evaluate any businesses SHEQ risk profile and institute a risk management program; and • How to implement, manage and continually improve an Environmental, OH&S and Quality Management Systems. These skills lay the platform for the trainee before they can proceed to any more specialised courses such as ISO 9001; ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 Implementation.

Purpose of the course:

The aim of the course is to empower participants to apply SHEQ principles, which will enable them to design, implement and maintain quality management programmes related to SHEQ.

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
A Grade 12 certificate as a minimum
Learning assumed to be in place: 
Grade 12 or literacy skolls at NQF level 4 with related work experience

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

 


 

 

Study Unit

Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

  After completion of this course, participants will: Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:
1. Scope of knowledge and knowledge literacy

A detailed knowledge and understanding of –

  • Key terminologies, concepts, principles, requirements and models related to SHEQ Management in general.
  • Different sources of tools and basic legislation relevant to the field of SHEQ Management;
Demonstrated ability to:

Use and explain key terminologies, concepts, principles, requirements and models correctly.

2. Method and procedure

The ability to correctly select, evaluate and effectively implement and apply SHEQ management requirements, with recommended methodologies and approaches;

Demonstrated ability to actively design, develop and/or use instruments, registers, templates, methods, techniques or approaches to the principles of SHEQ Management.

3. Problem solving

The ability to distinguish and determine SHEQ issues and related SHEQ risks, aspects and impacts in familiar contexts to apply the solutions to support the principles of SHEQ Management;

Demonstrated ability to, within an familiar context:

  • Solve the problem caused by SHEQ risks, aspects and impacts; and
  • Distil SHEQ issues and then use tools to find solutions towards such issues.
4. Ethics and professional practice Knowledge of the ethical implications of decisions, actions and practices specifically relevant to SHEQ Management, in accordance with fundamental SHEQ principles; Demonstrated ability to formulate their own ethical perspectives on selected SHEQ scenarios
5. Accessing, processing and managing information

The basic research skills, such as gathering and verifying information from various sources provided, analysing and summarising key aspects and using the information to implement recommended methodologies and approaches;

Demonstrated ability to utilise the resources provided to extract, analyse, summarise and/or apply the relevant information to solve the problems posed in the practical exercises.

6. Producing and communicating information The ability to develop and present accurate and coherent written and verbal information as a portfolio of evidence; Demonstrated ability to effectively record and present diverse information generated as part of practical exercises in a written and verbal format..
7. Context and systems/ processes The ability to demonstrate learning material offered in this course relate to similar contexts, and constituent parts of the same systems and/or processes, to make decisions and act appropriately in familiar and new contexts;
  • Demonstrated ability to indicate how SHEQ Management relates to an organisation’s activities, products and services that can impact on the organisation’s productivity; and
  • Demonstrated understanding of how law governs SHEQ for an organisation’s activities, products and services that can impact on the organisation’s productivity;
8. Management of learning The ability to act as group member and/or a group leader to successfully complete the practical exercises and taking co-responsibility for learning progress and outcome realisation of the group; and Demonstrated ability to actively participate in group work and contribute to successfully completing practical exercises.
9. Accountability The ability to monitor own learning progress, and apply relevant learning strategies and resources to successfully realise all outcomes of this course. Demonstrated ability to achieve the learning objectives in an effective and expeditious manner.

 

Assessment: 
Participation in informal knowledge checks: Participants will be assessed for participation and a participation score will be allocated for completion of at least 80% of the informal knowledge checks; Participation in forum activities: Participants will be assessed for participation in forum. A participation score will be allocated for completion of 100% of the other activities (forum discussions and padlet activities) In addition, the quality of participation in and achievement of the objectives of the forum discussions will be assessed and a quality score awarded for individual contributions. Formal assessment: Participants will be assessed throughout the training course and all scores/marks allocated will contribute to the final assessment score. Participants will be continuously assessed as they complete the five-course modules and a continuous assessment score calculated. This will include assessment of the participation in (at least 80%) of the informal knowledge checks; participation in 100% of the forum and padlet activities; assessment of the quality of participation in and achievement of the objectives of the forum discussions, as well as short formal assessments at the end of each module.
Method of assessment: 
Continuous Assessment; Structured Practical Work; Peer Evaluation; Examination; Take-away Assignment

Additional information

Mode of delivery: 
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Target group: 
Environmental / Health and Safety practitioners
Contact us
Name: 
UCE
Telephone number: 
018 285 2546