HRETDs Construction Regulations 2014 training course details
Regulations 2014
SAQA unit standard: Not unit standard aligned
Field: Not unit standard aligned
NQF level:  Not unit standard aligned
Maximum learners per group: Ten learners
Novice training duration: One day
Re-certification training duration: One day
HRETDs Construction Regulations 2014 training course details
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Training requirments
Advanced driving
Crane operations
Lift trucks
Lifting operations
Earthmoving plant
Construction plant
Construction site safety
Construction Regulations 2014
Construction site flagman
Excavation safety inspection
Ladder inspection
Site safety awareness
Working at heights
Health and safety
ISO standards
Dangerous goods
Tools & powertools
Landscaping tools
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Included in this mutimedia training programme This course is aimed at construction supervisors and management, whose work related activities, involves the management and control of occupational health and safety issues on construction projects.

Entry requirements

Grade 10 certificate or equivalent qualification.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of Construction Regulations training, contact our skills development advisor for more information.

Construction site safety training

Each learner will receive

Construction Regulations training

Occupational health and safety

Course content

An introduction to and history of the Construction Regulations of 2014

Objectives of the regulations and context of the laws within the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Permit to work systems

Definition of construction work and the reasons for the permit system, when to apply and to whom.


When and how to notify the Provincial Chief Inspector of intended construction work, as well as legal responsibilities of interested and affected parties, are thoroughly explained.

Legal responsibilities

Clients, agents, designers, principle contractors, contractors and subcontractors and the management and supervision of construction work.

Appointment and responsibilities

Construction managers, assistant construction managers, construction health & safety officers, competence and professional registration of these persons (SACPCMP).

Risk assessments

Type of risk assessments, risk assessments on construction sites with specific reference to baseline risk assessments.

What should be included into the specifications?

Specifications and requirements stipulated by the various construction regulations including fall protection, structures, temporary works, excavation, demolition work, tunnelling, scaffolding, suspended platforms, rope access work, material hoists, bulk mixing plants, explosive actuated fastening devices, cranes, construction vehicles and mobile plants, electrical installations and machinery on construction sites, the use and temporary storage of flammable liquids on construction sites, water environments, housekeeping and general safeguarding on construction sites, stacking and storing on construction sites.

Construction health & safety technical committee and approved inspection authorities health & safety plan

Implementing a health & safety plan.

Legal appointments

Legal Appointments relevant to Construction work.

Related laws, regulations and documentation

OHSA of 1993 and local authority prescriptions.

Record keeping

Records and data to be kept.

Assessment methods

We conduct a formative theoretical assessment at the beginning of the course to gauge the learner’s initial understanding (novices only). At the end of the training, a summative theoretical and practical application assessment is conducted, to find if the learner is competent; if not, additional developmental areas are identified and suggested.

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Training programme accreditation

This training course is not unit standard aligned and is presented in the interest of promoting understanding of the Construction Regulations of 2014.

HRETD certification policy

Provided that the entry requirements have been met, and the learner found competent on the theory of the Construction Regulations, the candidate will receive a certificate of competence that is valid life-long, and does not expire.

HRETD offers training programmes, from short skills courses to train the trainer courses. We specialise in legal compliance training that is accredited with the TETA and CETA when it comes to technical training, operator training, in service training and onsite training. Our assessors and facilitator trainers responsible for assessment, recertification and certification offer effective training that is Cost effective, competitively priced and affordable in the SADC region including Namibia. We also offer course development. For the transport and logistics industry we offer driver training, advanced driver training and Dangerous goods by road training, as well as diesel locomotive shunting and Fuel bowser training. Rigid heavy vehicle, tip truck, vehicle combination and Water cart training are also offered. When it comes to crane operations training, the lifting machines we specialise in are Heavy cranes and Mobile cranes, as well as Mobilifts, Cabin Overhead cranes, Pendant Overhead cranes and Single girder hoists. We also do Telescopic materials handler, sometimes called Telehandlers and Truck mounted cranes, sometimes called HIAB and Tower cranes. We train on a variety of lift trucks and forklift including counterbalanced lift truck, Advanced defined purpose lift trucks, defined purpose lift trucks and Side loader lift trucks. We also do rough terrain lift trucks, Reach trucks and Pedestrian stackers. Besides these, we also train on order pickers, Side loaders, Very narrow aisle lift trucks and Rail mounted stackers. We give a variety of lifting equipment and lifting operations training including Basic rigging, Banksman and Lifting equipment inspection. We also offer Safe lifting practise training. When it comes to earthmoving plant, we do articulated dump trucks, Concrete dumpers, Excavators and Face shovels. Also offered is Front end loaders, Graders and Rigid dump trucks. We specialise in training for Scrapers, Skid steer loaders and TLBs. Other earthmoving training includes Track type dozers, Tractors and Wheeled dozers (bulldozers). Tractor loader backhoe and dumpers are also offered. Our construction plant training courses includes Asphalt pavers, MEWP (also called cherry picker or mobile elevating works platform), rock breaker and jackhammer, rollers (road rollers) and Tyre handler attachments. When it comes to scaffolding training, we give scaffolding erecting and scaffold inspection – basically scaffolding safety which complies with SANS 10085 – 2004. Our health and safety training includes Construction Regulations 2014 overview or in depth, Construction site flagman and Excavation safety inspection. We also do Ladder inspection, Site safety awareness and Working at heights (also referred to as heights safety or fall arrest as well as Accident/incident investigation and Confined space entry. We offer accredited Fire fighting level 1 and Fire fighting level 2, as well as accredited First aid level 1 and First aid level 2 training. Other safety training we offer is General housekeeping, Handling HAZMAT and Health and safety rep (also called SHE rep and SHEQ), permissions training such as Hot work permissions, Lockout and isolation (also called Lockout Tagout training) We cover the OHS in depth and we have an overview course. We provide Stacking and storing and Stacking and storing HAZMAT (Hazardous materials) training. We train in powertools safety (correctly written power tools) such as Angle grinders, Boilermaking techniques (and welding and arc cutting), Cut-off saws and general Workshop safety including hand tools. When it comes to landscaping (both horticulture and agricultural), we offer Brush cutters, Chainsaws and Lawnmower training.
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