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