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Course Title:   Work, Use and Care for materials

Description:  The training will provide insight into the properties of a range materials (including waste) that commonly occur, the positive and negative effects of such materials on the environment as well as the basic principles for responsible use and handling of various materials and resources in my context

Duration:             1 Day

Audience:         All employees

  • Classification of materials and resources found in an environment. 

    • Identification and naming of materials and resources found in the environment.
    • The properties / characteristics of the materials and resources.
    • Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDS) requirements for hazardous chemical substances.
    • Material or resource usage.
  • Working with, using, transporting, storing and caring for materials and resources. 

    • Using materials correctly and for appropriate purpose.
    • Extracting, using, handling and storing material and resources to protect them against damage and to prevent damage to health and the environment.
    • Identification, isolation and reporting of defective material.
    • Personal protective clothing and equipment.
    • Identifying opportunities to prevent, minimise, correct and remedy impact on health and environment.
  • Recognising and responding to environmentally damaging impacts resulting from the extraction, use, transport or storage of materials or resources. 

    • Recognizing and reporting potential environmental threats timeously.
    • Taking action to prevent, correct or remedy the environmental damage.
  • Record keeping and report writing. 

    • Completing required documentation, up to date and the required format.
    • Consumable materials use is accounted for, and excesses and shortages are identified and reported timeously.
  • Collect, handle and dispose of waste. 

    • Concepts and principles of waste management
    • Waste management process.
    • Application of the waste management processes.
    • Special waste.
  • Conserving materials and resources. 

    • Methods of conservation.
    • Identification of opportunities and threats to environmental conservation.
    • Responsible material and resource use.
  • Course Notes 

    Learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

    • Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV/AIDS, Sexual rights and responsibilities, Risky Behaviours as well as Healthy lifestyles.