Sasco Certified Weighbridge Operator Course

The Sasco Certified Weighbridge Operator training program series (SCWO) provides training in the key aspects of weighbridge operations, ranging from becoming a competent weighbridge operator through to key aspects of metrology, verification procedures, and software. The program series comprises in total five courses, which build progressively on the knowledge acquired.

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Sasco Certified Weighbridge Operator Course
Experience

113 Years of Experience

Sasco has been at the forefront of weighing innovation for 113 years, and it is our ongoing goal to help more people develop skills and earn certifications in this space.

Focused On Africa

Focused On africa

We are focused on providing our high quality industrial and commercial weighing training courses within the African continent, which allows us to tailor them to local requirements.

World-Class Service

World-Class Materials

Our courses contain educational videos, easy to understand written text, logical progression and access to an expert if you get stuck. We also help you prepare for your examinations.

Detailed Course Overview and Syllabus:

The Sasco Certified Weighbridge Operator training program series (SCWO) provides training in the key aspects of weighbridge operations, ranging from becoming a competent weighbridge operator through to key aspects of metrology, verification procedures, and software usage.

Attendees should be persons with at an education level equivalent to at least a school leaver certificate with English being a subject, who wish to become competent professional weighbridge operators.

The SCWO comprises a program of five progressive courses each with its own certification. Each of the five courses are paid for separately and the Attendee selects the start date.

Course Date

Next Course Date: The next training date is in Feb 2022, and there are limited seats available. If you are interested, please contact us as soon as possible.

Course Duration

Course Duration: The first few courses will take 3-4 hours to complete, and the subsequent material will require approximately 5-6 hours to complete.

Training Delivery: The course will be delivered online using conferencing services (such as Zoom, etc.), so you won’t need to travel anywhere.

Experience

Your Instructors: In addition to having many years of lecturing experience under their belt, they will be certified and can personally assist you.

Examinations: In addition to the final exam, each module contains a test that must be passed in order to advance through the training program.

Overview Of The Course Topics (Click To Expand)

Course One – Competent Weighbridge Operator

Course duration 4 hours inclusive of exam time of 1 hour minute.

The required pass rate for certification is 75% and on passing a certificate is issued 

Modules include:

  • Structure and design of weighbridges
  • Instrumentation in a weighbridge
  • Common causes of damage to weighbridges
  • Daily housekeeping routines to be followed.
  • The correct weighing processes
  • Resolving basic PC and printer issues.
  • Online exam

Course Two – Sasco Weighbridge Health & Safety

Course duration 4 hours inclusive of exam time of 1 hour minute.

The required pass rate for certification is 75% and on passing a certificate is issued

Modules include:

  • Vehicle movements
  • Inspection access
  • Weighbridge repairs
  • Weighbridge verification
  • Electricity, surge, and lightning protection
  • Online exam

Course Three  – Sasco Advanced Weighbridge Operator

Course duration 4 hours inclusive of exam time of 1 hour minute.

The required pass rate for certification is 75% and on passing a certificate is issued.

Modules include:       

  • Factors that impact weighbridge accuracy
  • Different quality indicators
  • Identifying instrumentation errors on basic indicators
  • Advanced weighbridge indicators
  • Accessing advanced indicator fault status menus
  • Understanding advanced indicator fault menus
  • Reporting the correct faults
  • Online exam

Course Four – Competency in Weighbridge Verification Procedures (South Africa Only)

Course duration 6 hours inclusive of exam time of 1 hour minute.

The required pass rate for certification is 75% and on passing a certificate is issued.

Modules include:

  • Overview of the Metrology Act
  • How to check that the weighbridge is trade approved.
  • Understanding who is authorized to verify a weighbridge
  • Checking the certification of weights brought to the site.
  • Ensuring the correct amount of weights are used
  • Monitoring the verification process
  • Reviewing the verification workings
  • Checking the verification certificate
  • Online exam

Course Five – Competency in Weighbridge Software  

Course duration 6 hours inclusive of exam time of 1 hour minute.

The required pass rate for certification is 75% and on passing a certificate is issued 

Modules include:

 

  • Introduction to ProWeigh+ Software
  • Setup and Maintenance
    • Supplier Grade Setup
    • Product Setup
    • Pallet Setup
    • Location Setup
    • Customer Maintenance
    • Hazard Class Setup
    • User Management
    • User Security
  • Order and Vehicle Management
    • Fleet Management
    • Transporter Management
    • Sales Order Management
    • Purchase Order Management
    • Contractor Invoice Management
    • Proof of Delivery Management
  • Transaction Processing
    • General Weighing Transactions
    • Axle Weighing Transactions
    • Axle Check Transactions
    • Net Weighing Transaction
  • Reporting
  • Online exam

Some Of Our Happy Delegates:

Stars

This weighbridge operator course was really structured and the various resources provided were to the point. Recommended!

Wendy Martin, Namibia

Stars

I was part of the first group to attend this weighbridge program and it went without a hitch and I was very happy with the quality.

Clay Foster, Congo

Stars

I sent a couple of my staff to earn this cert and they not only passed the first time, but I can see a difference in their daily work.

Sugan Naidoo, South Africa

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