Traffic Officer Training
Traffic officer training is an accredited qualification for traffic officers permanently employed by provincial or local authorities. The traffic officer will be awarded a Further Education and Training (FET) Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement once the programme is completed.
- Grade 12 certificate or equivalent NQF level 4.
- Permanent employment at a provincial/local authority as a traffic officer.
- No criminal record.
- Must be medically, physically and mentally fit as well as competent to perform the applicable tasks and duties.
- Code B driving licence (manual transmission). Learner’s licences will not be accepted.
- Applicants must not be older than 35 years.
Course Duration: One year
|1||119462||Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed text.|
|2||9016||Represent, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2 and 3 dimensional space in different contexts.|
|3||120476||Adhere to professional conduct and organisational ethics|
|4||117705||Demonstrate knowledge of the Firearms Control Act 2000 (Act No 60 of 2000) applicable to possessing a firearm.|
|5||119649||Handle and use a handgun|
|6||123515||Handle and use a handgun for business purposes|
|7||256519||Demonstrate an understanding of the legislative framework for road traffic law enforcement.|
|8||256527||Apply knowledge of road traffic legislation pertaining to traffic officers, road users and vehicles.|
|9||243263||Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of anti-corruption issues in the Public Sector.|
|10||116534||Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace|
|11||120486||Demonstrate physical defensive restraining techniques.|
|12||256518||Examine vehicle fitness at the roadside|
|14||256524||Use traffic law enforcement equipment|
|15||256523||Apply knowledge of legislation regarding dangerous goods and substances conveyed by road.|
|16||120331||Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places|
|17||256525||Apply knowledge of the National Land Transportation Transition Act.|
|18||256517||Demonstrate an understanding of the Administrative Adjudication of the Road Traffic Offences Act.|
|19||256521||Evaluate loads on vehicles.|
|20||119035||Isolate and secure a scene|
|21||119472||Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication|
|22||119457||Interpret and use information from texts|
|23||119467||Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes|
|24||9015||Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems|
|25||119469||Read/View, analyse and respond to a variety of texts|
|26||119471||Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes|
|27||7456||Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues|
|28||119459||Write/Present/Sign for a wide range of contexts|
|29||119031||Assess and analyse an incident|
|30||377222||Demonstrate knowledge of the Land Transport Legal Framework|
Students must be found competent during the practical and theoretical assessments determined by RTMC and SASSETA policy guidelines.
Application form: To be requested
Please be advised that the above mentioned form is not to apply for employment (Job).
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