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The Government Gazette number 9650 of 21 December, 2012 the legislation as found in driven machinery regulation number 18 (act 85 of 1993) was updated.

Bayteck Training Academy (Pty) Ltd. provide training for lifting equipment. This training is provided according to the act, inline with SAQA standards which was approved by DOL and TETA. 

The prescribed legislation is as follows:
1) A full course for operators currently without an operators license. 
2) Re-certification for operators whose operators licenses is about to expire.  

Both of these courses will have a theoretical and practical assessment before a learner can be deemed competent.

COURSE 1 - COUNTERBALANCE LIFT TRUCKS - CODE'S F1 - F3

Accreditation: This course is a fully SAQA / TETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 242974. 

Purpose: This course is to be presented to ALL Counterbalance Lift Truck Operators. Course for the operators that was never licensed before.

Content:
1. Counterbalance lift truck theory.
2. Pre-operational checks
3. Practical operations
4. Shut down procedures

Assessments: The competent learner must prove 75% theoretical written test, pre-operational checks, driving skills, and shut down procedures for their practical assessment.

Entrance Qualifaction Conditions:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a declaration from the employer confirming the medical fistness.
  • An eye test result by a trained person to carried out such a test
    Shall wear their own personal protective equipment 

Duration: 5 days

COURSE 2 - REACH TRUCKS - CODE'S F5 - F14, EXCLUDING CODE F11

This course is a fully SAQA / TETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 242972

This course is to be presented to ALL Reach Truck Operators.

Content:
1. Reach Truck Theory
2. Pre-operational checks
3. Practical Operations
4. Assessment

Option 1: Course for the bi-yearly Recertification on operators still with valid licences
Duration: 1 day

Option 2: Course for the operators that was never licensed before
Duration: 5 days

Assessments: The competent learner must prove 75% theoretical written test, pre-operational checks, driving skills, and shut down procedures for their practical assessment.

Entrance Qualifaction Conditions:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a declaration from the employer confirming the medical fistness.
  • An eye test result by a trained person to carried out such a test
  • Shall wear their own personal protective equipment

COURSE 4 - CAB CONTROLLED OVERHEAD CRANE - CODE C31

This course is a fully SAQA / TETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 116231

This course is to be presented to ALL Crane Operators.

Content:

1. Crane Theory
2. Rigging and Slinging basic
3. Pre-operational checks
4. Practical operations
5. Assessments


Entrance Qualifaction Conditions:

  • Appropriate drivers license for the appropriate vehicle
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Shall hold the general education and training certificate grade 10
  • Must have a declaration from the employer confirming the medical fistness.
  • An eye test result by a trained person to carried out such a test
  • Shall wear their own personal protective equipment 

Recertification: Course for the bi-yearly Recertification on operators still with valid licences 
Duration: 1 day

Full Course: Course for the operators that was never licensed before
Duration: 5 days

COURSE 3 - PENDANT / REMOTE CONTROL OPERATED CRANE - CODE C30

This course is a fully SAQA / TETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 116235

This course is to be presented to ALL Overhead Crane Operators.

Content:
1. Crane theory
2. Rigging and Slinging basic
3. Pre-operational checks
4. Practical operations
5. Assessments

Entrance Qualifaction Conditions:

  • Appropriate drivers license for the appropriate vehicle
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Shall hold the general education and training certificate grade 10
  • Must have a declaration from the employer confirming the medical fistness.
  • An eye test result by a trained person to carried out such a test
  • Shall wear their own personal protective equipment 

Recertification: Course for the bi-yearly Recertification on operators still with valid licences
Duration: 1 day

Full Course: Course for the operators that was never licensed before
Duration: 5 days

COURSE 5 - TRUCK MOUNTED CRANE - C32

This course is a fully SAQA / TETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 116253

This course is to be presented to ALL Crane Operators.

Content:
1. Crane theory
2. Rigging and Slinging basic
3. Pre-operational checks
4. Practical operations
5. Assessments

 

Entrance Qualifaction Conditions:

  • Appropriate drivers license for the appropriate vehicle
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Shall hold the general education and training certificate grade 10
  • Must have a declaration from the employer confirming the medical fistness.
  • An eye test result by a trained person to carried out such a test
  • Shall wear their own personal protective equipment 

Recertification: Course for the bi-yearly Recertification on operators still with valid licences 
Duration: 1 day

Full Course: Course for the operators that was never licensed before
Duration: 5 days