Assessments & Code of Conduct
Assessments are carried out to measure the attainment of learning outcomes and unit standards.
Learner/student support for assessments will be provided before, during and after assessment. The form of support will be communicated to all learners/students and will vary from programme to programme.
Each learner/student is subject to Pulse Training’s Code of Conduct and General Safety Principles.
Accreditation: SAMSA – South African Maritime Safety Authority
SAMSA accredited courses are in accordance with the provision of the International Convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers, 1978, as amended and the South African Maritime Qualification Code.
The primary sectors whose training, assessment and certification have to meet international standards are:
1. Fishing – the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel, 1995 (STCW-F)
2. Seagoing Merchant Vessels – the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended.
These courses have been approved by SAMSA – South African Maritime Safety Authority on behalf of the Government of South Africa.
Elementary First Aid
Medical First Aid
Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
Advanced Fire Fighting
Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher
First Aid L1
First Aid L2
Fire Marshal Level 2 (US 12484)
Fire Marshal Level 1 (US252250)
First Aid L1 (US119567)
First Aid L2 (US120496)
Fire Marshal Level 1 (US 252250))
STI’s including HIV (US14656)
Assessment is the systematic process of collecting and interpreting evidence in order to judge the level of competence of a learner to perform a certain task or tasks in accordance with pre-defined performance standards or criteria.
Assessment will be used to measure the attainment of learning outcomes and unit standards.
Assessment methods are developed to meet with the defined quality factors.
Assessment approaches makes use of a combination of formative, summative and integrated assessments.
Assessment evidence will be collected using a number of sources, such as evidence from the workplace, direct observation, and witness testimonies.
Learner support for assessment will be provided before, during and after assessment. The form of support will be communicated to all learners and will vary from programme to programme.
The Facilitator will provide academic support during the learning programme.
The Facilitator will provide ongoing telephonic, personal and electronic academic support to assist with achievement of the outcomes.
The assessors will plan and prepare the learner for assessment, assess for competence and provide developmental feedback and follow up assessments when necessary.
Learners will have access to learner records, training materials, information regarding learning opportunities relevant to the job, etc.
Every learner is subject to the rules.
Misconduct may result in the Learner being removed from the training programme and he/she will be asked to leave the premises.
Pulse Training has a ZERO tolerance with regards to alcohol and drugs.
• Any incident of intoxication or drugs will not be tolerated.
• Possession of alcohol and/or drugs upon the training premises constitutes a health and safety hazard to the learner and to other learners/persons and will not be allowed.
• Pulse Training (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to conduct random drug and alcohol testing from time to time, and if found to be intoxicated or hung over, you will be asked to leave the premises immediately and will not be allowed to continue with the training programme.
• Notification in writing will be made to the Learner’s employer or sponsoring company/party in this regard.
Should a learner be taking prescription drugs or medication that may impair his/her judgement or may affect their safety or the safety of fellow learners:
• The Learner has the duty to notify his/her trainer or management thereof.
• This to be done prior to the commencement of the training course.
The following general safety principles shall be adhered to:
• PPE is not to be removed in the area of the simulator (inside and outside). PPE = helmets, goggles, tunic, gloves, boots.
• No smoking in and around the fire simulator.
Learners shall not partake or participate in inciting, instigating or encouraging:
• Racist or sexist behaviour.
• Assaults or threats to any learner/person.
• Carrying of weapons or dangerous objects.
Pulse Training uses superior quality safety gear and training aids during the delivery of every course, brands such as:
DRAGER : MSA : CHUBB : TURBEX : DURALINE HOSE