Support an underground workplace by means of a hydraulic roof bolter

SAQA US ID        UNIT STANDARD TITLE

244372                  Support an underground workplace by means of a hydraulic roof bolter

NQF LEVEL          NQF LEVEL          CREDITS

Level 3                  NQF Level 03      5

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD

This unit standard will be useful to people who have to support an underground workplace by means of a hydraulic roof bolter.

WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU AFTER TRAINING

  • Explain the drilling and installation of support using a hydraulic roof bolter.
  • Prepare to drill holes and install support.
  • Drill holes and install support.
  • Perform-post drilling and installation activities.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS COURSE

The course is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for supporting an underground workplace by means of a hydraulic roof bolter in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this course are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by supporting an underground workplace by means of a hydraulic roof bolter as part of the mining process.

From the above lines, you can see that this course or machine is only used in the mining sector

REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for this course, you will need,

  • Minimum of Grade 10 certificate
  • Or any Previous other post high school qualifications
  • Safety training and understanding is a must and should you not have one, that will be your starting point.