The Health and Safety Learnership is a learning route towards achieving a nationally recognised qualification in Health and Safety. The MAKROSAFE Health and Safety Learnership Programme is a structured learning qualification which is a combination of theoretical and workplace learning. It is directed towards the achievement of a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) registered qualification and is registered as a level 2 certified qualification.

The implementation of the Health and Safety Learnership is based on an agreement signed by the learner, the employer and MAKROSAFE (the training provider) and is administered by your SETA.

Learners in a learnership programme attend classes, which cover the theoretical aspects of the learnership and gain practical experience while placed in the workplace. The duration of the Health and Safety Certificate Learnership programme is 1 year.

All Fundamental component unit standards are compulsory (41 credits must be attained):

  • 20 credits for communication and language
  • 16 credits for mathematical literacy
  • 5 credits for computer literacy

All Core component unit standards are compulsory (97 credits must be attained).

The Elective Component consists of a number of unit standards from which at least 6 credits must be attained.

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