We support accredited training institutions in the provision of all training initiatives in the country. 

 

We are advocating the introduction of fire training in technical and vocational education training colleges. 

 

We are also supporting the programme of introducing dual-stream vocational and occupational training in technical and vocational education training colleges. 

 

We support a clear career education strategy that is linked to cognitive development principles to higher education.

 

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Established in 2004, TUT is the largest residential university in South Africa.  The University has nine campuses in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo, with two learning sites in Durban and Cape Town. 
The University was recently academically ranked (2016 – 2017) as the top University of Technology in South Africa (URAP), as well as the top University of Technology in Africa (Webometrics). 
TUT offers more than 400 career options, attracting more than 60 000 students annually. Apart from having the finest academic minds from all over the world, TUT also offers a rich multicultural student life, ensuring that our students enjoy a well-rounded varsity experience. 
Let us empower you – apply to study at TUT. 

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE  –  DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

 

 

Marketing Diploma in Fire Technology (Distance Learning)

 

The Department of Physics offers a fascinating three year 360 credit Diploma in Fire Technology (Distant Learning) for firefighters in the various emergency services. This programme will prepare firefighters for entry-level positions as Fire Officers in the Fire and Rescue Service. The program is offered as blended online mode and the need for internet facilities will be necessary. The minimum duration of the program is three years.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

APPLICANTS WITH A SENIOR CERTIFICATE OBTAINED BEFORE 2008:

 

A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification and 3 years’ relevant work experience, HAZMAT Awareness, Fire Fighter I, HAZMAT Operational, and Fire Fighter II.

 

APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE OBTAINED IN OR AFTER 2008:

 

A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, or an equivalent qualification and 3 years’ relevant work experience, HAZMAT Awareness, Fire Fighter I, HAZMAT Operational, and Fire Fighter II.

 

APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL):

 

A National Certificate (Vocational) with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, (APS of 4) for English (home language or first additional language), 40% for Mathematics or 50% for Mathematical Literacy, 40% for Life Orientation (excluded for APS calculation) and 50% for any other two compulsory vocational subjects and 3 years’ relevant work experience, HAZMAT Awareness, Fire Fighter I, HAZMAT Operational, and Fire Fighter II.

 

APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL N CERTIFICATE/NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE

AS PUBLISHED IN REPORT 191: N3 (NQF LEVEL 4):

 

A National Senior Certificate or a National N Certificate with languages as published in Report 191: N3 (NQF Level 4) issued by both the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), with at least 50% for English, 50% for Mathematics N3, 50% for Engineering Sciences N3 and any other two additional subjects and 3 years’ relevant work experience, HAZMAT Awareness, Fire Fighter I, HAZMAT Operational, and Fire Fighter II.

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

  • Fire Chemistry I, II and III
  • Fire Physics I, II and III
  • Hydraulics I and II
  • Mathematics and Statistics I
  • Fire Technology I, II and III
  • Emergency Management I, II and III
  • Building Construction I, II and III
  • Communication for Academic Purposes I
  • Computer Literacy I
  • Life Skills I
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

 

Any person wishing to apply for this programme have to follow these steps:

 

Step 1: Pre-application screening.

 

Ø  The applicant have to email the pre-application form and supporting documentation to: disedu@tut.ac.za.

 

Ø  The applicant will receive further instructions or communication from the Distance Education Unit of Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).

 

Ø  If the applicant’s pre-application screening is successful then he or she will receive communication and instructions on how to apply online.

 

Please take note:

 

Limited space is available in the programme.  Email the Pre-application form and supporting documents as soon as possible, starting from 17 May 2021 until 21 May 2021.

 

Step 2: Only for applicants who have received instructions on how the apply online:

 

Ø  The applicant will have to pay, R240.00 non-refundable application fee.

 

Visit the following Website from 24 May 2021:

 

https://www.tut.ac.za/faculties/humanities/departments/distance-ed/about

 

 

 

 

 

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WhiteRose

White Rose Training & Development Institute are currently the only SASSETA accredited training provider for Fire Detection Training
and also providing accredited Recognition of Prior Learning


SAQA USID 254317  Installation of Fire Detection Systems

SAQA USID 254398  Maintenance of Fire Detection Systems

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T/A White Rose Training & Development Institute

Postnet Suite # 30
Private Bag X10010,
Edenvale.
1610

Tel Jhb:    +27 83 402 4002

Co Reg:    2003/063837/23

VAT no:    4320248182

SASETTA: 161999692545

Module 1 Knowledge of Fire Alarm Detection Components

1.1  What is combustion? 

1.2  Triangle of combustion 

1.3  Fuels 

1.4  Transmission of heat 

1.5  Phases of a fire 

1.6  Static electricity hazards 

1.7  Methods to prevent static electric discharge 

1.8  Preventing fires and explosions 

1.9  What the law says regarding fire detectors 

1.10  Safety distances 

1.11  Fire resistance    

Module 2 Prepare to install Fire Alarm Components

2.1  Planning the cable pull 

2.2   Understanding the difference between Class A and B wiring 

2.3   Class B loops 

2.4   Class A loops 

2.5   Fire alarm systems 

2.6  System components 

2.7  Different cable types 

2.8  Terminals, clamps and lugs 

2.9  Hand tools

Module 3 Install Fire Alarm Components

3.1  Marking out 

3.2  Fixing devices 

3.3  Terminating techniques 

3.4  Criteria for good terminations 

3.5  Trunking 

3.6  Conduits 

3.7  Fire categories 

3.8  System design    

Module 4 Test Fire Alarm

4.1   Control equipment, panel and power supply unit 

4.2   Installers responsibilities 

4.3  Control system installation 

4.4  Mains power connection 

4.5  Batteries

4.6  System testing 

4.7  Testing system functionality (practical test) 

4.8  Documentation and handover

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Imvelo Care Solutions provide services for Forestry Companies, Nature Reserves, Communities and NGO’s both Nationally and Internationally

Services include:
Fire Management Training Courses

o Basic Fire Fighting Training
o Advanced Fire Fighting Training
o Fire Management Training (Team Leader)
o Prescribed Burning (Fire Breaks Preparation)
o Fire awareness for communities
o Fire Investigation
o Basic Incident command system
o Proto team
o Fire safety in buildings (fire safety in lodges)

Herbicide Applicator (Weed Control)
Chainsaw Operator
Brush Cutter Operator
Community Social investment services
Community projects
Health & Safety Representative
Operational Leadership

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P.O. Box 420
Sabie.
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Contact:  Mandla Ndlovu
Mobile:    +27 (0) 73 2347 143
+27 (0) 79 728 4239
Co Reg:   2018/090291/07
e-mail:     imvelocaresolutions@gmail.com

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