Basic Freight Transport and Logistics Services- Level II

The Program is designed to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude of the learners to the standard required by the occupation. The contents of this program are in line with the occupational standard. Learners who successfully completed the Program will be qualified to work as a freight and transport operator with competencies elaborated in the respective OS. Graduates of the program will have the required qualification to work in the freight and transport industry sector.

The prime objective of this training program is to equip the learners with the identified competences specified in the OS. Graduates are therefore expected to work in the freight and transport industry sector in accordance with the performance criteria described in the OS.

TVET-Program Learning Outcomes

The expected outputs of this program are the acquisition and implementation of the following units of competence.

EIS TLW1 01 0215     Following Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Procedures

EIS TLW1 02 0215     Adapting to Work Requirements in the Transport and Logistics Industry

EIS TLW1 03 0215     Demonstrating Care and Apply Safe Practices at Work

EIS TLW1 04 0215     Following Security Procedures when Working with Passengers and personnel

EIS TLW1 05 0215     Loading, Unloading and Securing Baggage/Freight

EIS TLW1 06 0215     Securing Cargo

EIS TLW1 07 0215     Cleaning Transportation Units and Facilities for Passenger Use

EIS TLW1 08 0215     Using, Cleaning and Maintaining Towing Equipment

EIS TLW1 09 0215

     Shifting Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

EIS TLW1 10 0215     Maintaining and Using Hand Tools

EIS TLW1 11 0215     Operating a Personal Computer

EIS TLW1 12 0215     Carrying out Basic Workplace Calculations

EIS TLW1 13 0215     Preparing for Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

EIS TLW1 14 0215     Applying Basic Accident Emergency Procedures

EIS TLW1 15 0215     Applying Quality Standards

EIS TLW1 16 0215     Working with Others

EIS TLW1 17 0215      Receiving and Responding to Workplace Communication

EIS TLW1 18 0215      Demonstrating Work Values

EIS TLW1 190215      Developing Understanding of Entrepreneurship

EIS TLW1 20 0215      Applying 5S Procedures

Duration of the TVET-Program

The Program will have duration of 960 hours excluding the on-the-job practice or cooperative training time and Civic Education et al.

Qualification Level and Certification

Based on the descriptors elaborated on the Ethiopian National TVET Qualification Framework (NTQF) the qualification of this specific TVET Program is “Level I”.

The learner can exit after successfully completing the Modules in one level and will be awarded the equivalent institutional certificate on the level completed. The learner can also exit after completing any one learning module. However, only certificate of attainment or attendance (this is institutional discretion) will be awarded.

Target Groups

Any citizen who meets the entry requirements and capable of participating in the learning activities is entitled to take part in the Program.

Entry Requirements

The prospective participants of this program are required to possess the requirements or directive of the Ministry of Education.

Mode of Delivery

This TVET-Program is characterized as a formal Program on middle level technical skills. The mode of delivery is co-operative training. The TVET-institution and identified companies have forged an agreement to co-operate with regard to implementation of this program. The time spent by the trainees in the industry will give them enough exposure to the actual world of work and enable them to get hands-on experience.

The co-operative approach will be supported with school-based lecture-discussion, simulation and actual practice. These modalities will be utilized before the trainees are exposed to the industry environment.