HRETDs safety with portable power tools training course details
Safety with portable power tools
(incl power lead safety)
SAQA unit standard: 12878
Field: Physical Planning and Construction
NQF level:  01 (5 Credits)
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Maximum learners per group: Ten learners
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Novice training duration: One day
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Re-certification training duration: One day
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HRETDs safety with portable power tools training course details
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Crane operations
Lift trucks
Lifting operations
Earthmoving plant
Construction plant
Scaffolding
Construction site safety
Health and safety
ISO standards
Dangerous goods
Tools & powertools
Angle grinders
Boilermaking techniques
Cut-off saws
Electric tools
Hand tools
Portable power tools
Workshop safety
Landscaping tools

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Included in this mutimedia training programme Portable power hand tools can get many a job done in the right hands. Learners found competent in this portable power hand tools training course will be able to identify, select, use, and maintain portable power hand tools on a construction site in accordance with site safety requirements and legislation, company and manufacturer standards and specifications.

Entry requirements

Grade 7 certificate or equivalent qualification.

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


Workshop & power tools safety

Each learner will receive

Demonstrate knowledge of technology to use and maintain portable power tools

Power tools safety training


Course content

Demonstrate knowledge of technology to use and maintain portable power tools

The techniques of using different portable power tools are explained. The cost benefits of using portable power tools versus hand tools for similar work functions are explained.

Identify and select portable power tools

Portable power tools are identified in terms of the work function they were designed to perform. Portable power tools are selected according to site conditions and the task to be performed. Additional implements that could be used to perform the same task are identified in terms of workplace safety requirements. The tools covered in this course include circular saws, table saws, miter saws (compound and standard), nail guns, drills, impact drills, Hammer drills, impact wrenches, angle grinders, jigsaws, reciprocating saws, bandsaws, routers, belt sanders, orbital sanders and air compressors, electric screwdriver and multi-tools.

Utilize power hand tools

Personal protective equipment is selected according to the work functions to be performed. Personal protective equipment is worn in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations. Consequences of not correctly wearing personal protective equipment are explained in terms of potential injury to self and others. Techniques for using the portable power tools are demonstrated in terms of statutory requirements. Awareness of other workers in the vicinity is demonstrated in terms of statutory requirements. Consequences of unsafe working practice are explained in terms of potential harm to self and others.

Maintain portable power tools

Portable power tools are cleaned in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. Portable power tools are stored in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. Cutting edges and points are maintained in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. Damaged or broken parts are repaired, replaced or reported in accordance with company procedures.

Power lead safety

Overload situations are discussed, hazardous environmental conditions, environmental and power ratings (Amps v Wattage explained). Fire hazards caused by covered cords are noted, as are the dangers of power cord sharing between appliances and ‘chaining’ cables together. Inspection criteria, conditions that expose the user the dangers of electrical shocks.

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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CETA accreditedTraining programme accreditation

This training programme is aligned to the Construction Education Training Authority (CETA) in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) unit standard 12878: Use and Maintain Power Hand Tools on a Construction Site.

HRETD certification policy

Provided that the entry requirements have been met, and the learner found competent to operate portable power tools, the candidate will receive a certificate of competence that is valid life-long, and that 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. We also offer portable power tools training, power tools safety training, power tools safety, power tools code of practice, youtube power tools, what are the uses of power tools, are power tools dangerous, portable powertools training, powertools safety training, powertools safety, powertools code of practice, what are the uses of powertools and are powertools dangerous, power tool repair training courses, hand and power tools training, power tool training certificate, power tool training course, power tools course, basic hand tools training, power tool training online, power tools service training, Hand & Power Tool Training, Power Tools Safety Course, Power Tools Safety - First Aid Courses and Health and Safety, Hand power tool safety courses offered in South Africa, Portable Power Tools Training Guide, Safe Use of Power Tools, Basic Hand and Power Tool safety, Health & Safety Courses and Work Safely with Portable Power Tools.
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