CTC also presents the following Additional Skills Courses:

  • Basic Electronics
  • Basic Rigging
  • Basic Welding
  • Electrical Aide
  • Junior Engineer
  • Certificate in the Maintenance of Flameproof Equipment
  • Gas Testing Certificate
  • Certificate in the Visual Inspection of Flameproof Equipment
  • Practical training (6 months) for Technicon RSA and Universities of Technology (known as “P1”).
  • Skills programme – Fall of ground Competent Person “A”
  • Skills programme – Fall of ground Competent Person “B”
  • Skills programme – Safety Representative Course
  • Skills programme – Blasting Assistant

For more information and specific modules, please feel free to contact CTC.

Any part of a course can also be done as per client specification.


Basic Electronics


The Basic Electronic Course presented at CTC includes the following:

Basic Training

  • Soldering of components
  • Identification of resistors, diodes and inductors and
    the use there-of
  • Using an oscilloscope
  • Construct rectification circuits
  • Identify and use Zener diodes
  • Construct a voltage doubler
  • Identify transistor action and transistor configurations
  • Test regulated power supplies
  • Test thermistors and thermistor phase control
  • Explain and apply PLC operating principles

Advanced Training

  • Test an amplifier
  • Using a transistor as a switch
  • Test multi-vibrators
  • Identify operational amplifiers
  • Construct a continuity tester
  • Test a field effect transistor
  • Test logic gates
  • Fault-find circuits
  • Test electronic systems

For more information and specific modules, please feel free to contact CTC’s engineering (administration) Department.
Any part of the course can also be done as per client specification.


Medium Voltage Skills Programme


    • Course Control Document
    • Definitions
    • Introduction to Mines Reticulation Systems
    • Earthing Practices
    • Isolators, Circuit Breakers and Contactors
    • Medium Voltage Substations
    • Basic Principles of Main Functions of Protection
    • Neutral Earth Resistance Monitors
    • Pilot Wire Systems
    • Earth Continuity Monitoring
    • Permit to Work
    • Work Book

 


Assistant/Serviceman/Operative Course


Basic Rigging


The Basic Rigging Course presented at CTC includes the following:

  • General lifting equipment – general inspection and safe use of lifting equipment
  • Lifting equipment – chain block, coffin hoist, wire rope winch, reeve block, snatch block, turn buckle and winches.
  • Hand signals
  • Check and use ladders
  • Safety belts
  • Crane components and inspections

For more information and specific modules, please feel free to contact CTC’s engineering (administration) Department.
Any part of the course can also be done as per client specification.


Basic Welding


The Basic Welding Course presented at CTC includes the following:

  • Read engineering drawings
  • Draw up a material list
  • Use hand tools
  • Operate a pedestal grinder
  • Sharpen a drill
  • Operate a drilling machine
  • Operate a portable grinder
  • Identify materials
  • Handle material safely
  • Use oxy-acetylene cutting and welding equipment
  • Use arc welding equipment
  • Bead and weave weld
  • Weld a fillet and corner joint
  • Weld a butt-joint
  • Crane components and inspections

For more information and specific modules, please feel free to contact CTC’s engineering (administration) Department.
Any part of the course can also be done as per client specification.


Maintenance of Flameproof Equipment


The course in the maintenance of flameproof equipment is presented in a specially designed training centre with all the necessary flameproof equipment needed to train students on both the theoretical as well as the practical aspects of the maintenance of flameproof equipment.
The course is presented over a period of two weeks which includes the theoretical assessment (computer based) and a practical assessment.
Pass rate for the theoretical assessment is 90% (for each module) and 100% for the practical assessment.


Electrical and Millwright Certificates


    • Methane, coal dust and hydrogen
    • Standards and modifications
    • Flameproof enclosures
    • Intrinsically safe circuits and instruments
    • Increased safety apparatus – Type “E”
    • Diesel engines
    • Flameproof termination boxes and lighting
    • Electric cables
    • Electrical protection of mining equipment

 


Mechanical Certificates


  • Methane, coal dust and hydrogen
  • Standards and modifications
  • Flameproof enclosures
  • Diesel engines
  • Flameproof termination boxes and lighting
  • Electric cables
  • Electrical protection of mining equipment

For more information on the course, as well as scheduled course dates and costs, please contact CTC’s engineering (administration) department.


Gas Testing


The course consists of the following modules:

  • Mine Gases
    Introduction to mine gases
    Oxygen and nitrogen
    Hydrogen and methane
    Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
    Hydrogen sulphide and nitrous fumes
  • Detectors
    Principles of operation of flammable gas measuring instruments
  • Mine Ventilation
  • Gas detectors
    MSA D6A Flammable gas measuring instrument
    G2000 Flammable gas measuring instrument
    Dräger gas detector
    Monet PM 321
    GDI007 Envirometer
  • Gas testing practice

For more information on the course, as well as scheduled course dates and costs, please contact CTC’s engineering (administration) department.


Junior Engineer


This course was designed to give the junior engineer some practical experience during or after completion of his/her studies.
The course consists of modules taken from all trades:

Theory

  • Electrical training – 30 days
  • Mechanical training – 37 days
  • Plater/Welder – 21 days
  • Diesel mechanic – 2 days

For more information and specific modules, please feel free to contact CTC’s engineering (administration) Department any part of the course can also be done as per client specification.