COMBAT SOIL EROSION
Africa Land-Use Training offers a course on the control of Soil Erosion. The course is based on a NQF level 2 SAQA unit standard. The course can be presented to groups at one of our venues or at a venue of your choice in your region. Please contact us to arrange a course for your group or for more information (see contact details below). Groups between 15 and 25 are ideal.
AIM OF THE COURSE
The aim of the course is to teach the learner how to detect soil erosion, control soil erosion and maintain soil erosion works.
The duration of the course is one week. About 70% of the duration of the course is spent on practical erosion control training.
This course is based on the Unit Standard below. This Unit Standard falls under the jurisdiction of CATHSSETA.
Title: Combat Soil Erosion
NQF level 2
Credit points: 8
US ID: 252457
Learners will be assessed for competency using the specific unit standard outcomes and assessment criteria. The course is in the process of registration and Africa Land-Use certificates only will be issued.
The presentation of the course is divided into five phases, namely;
Phase 1 – Detect soil erosion
During this phase the learner receives training on the common signs of soil erosion. The soil erosion process as well as the various types of soil erosion is learned.
Phase 2 – The causes of soil erosion
During this phase the causes of soil erosion are discussed and methods of illuminating the causes are learned.
Phase 3 – Various control measures
During this phase the learner is trained on the various methods of erosion control available for the different types of erosion.
Phase 4 – Practical implementation
During this phase control measures are practically implemented at various erosion sites with different types of erosion.
Phase 5 – Evaluate and improve
During this phase the learner is trained on how to evaluate control measures and how to improve and maintain erosion works.
Please contact us should you need any further information or if you want to arrange training for a group of people.