Bandari College

OPERATIONS TRAINING UNIT

Courses and activities

Year

 



Contents

 

Winch Operator’s Course....................................................................................... 3

V.H.F. Communication Course................................................................................ 4

Handling of Hazardous Cargo Course................................................................... 5

First Aid Course........................................................................................................ 7

Winch Crane Operators Course............................................................................. 8

Coxswain Course...................................................................................................... 9

Hand Signals Course.............................................................................................. 10

Dockworkers to Forklift Drivers Course.............................................................. 11

Safe Container Handling for Clerks/Supervisors Course................................. 12

Safe Container Handling for Dockers/Serangs Course..................................... 13

Safe Slinging for Serang/Foremen Course.......................................................... 15

Safe Slinging for Dockers Course........................................................................ 16

Clerical Division IIA & IIB Course....................................................................... 17

Forklift to Tugmasters Course.............................................................................. 19

Gantry Operators Course....................................................................................... 20

Safe Container Handling for Kisumu ICD Staff Course.................................... 21

The Port and its Users (02.3) Course................................................................... 22

Management of Container Terminal Operations Course.................................. 23

Management of General Cargo Operations (Ipp) Course................................. 24

Port Administration for Supervisors-(02.2.7)Course......................................... 25

Basic Safety Course............................................................................................... 26

Efficient Deck and AB Certificate Course........................................................... 27

Tanker Familiarisation Course.............................................................................. 28

 


                                      WINCH OPERATOR’S COURSE

Code                             1.01

Course language             Kiswahili/English

Target Population:          Dockers - PA.12/11

Course Objectives:         At the end of the course, participants will be able to operate any type of Crane/Ship’s Winch safely, efficiently without difficulties.

Course Contents:            Ships Parts

                                      Types of Winch/Crane

                                      Safe Working Load

                                      Practical Operation

                                      Health and Safety Environment Policy.

                                      Fire fighting awareness

                                      Hook cycle

Course Duration:            12 Weeks


                                      V.H.F. COMMUNICATION COURSE

Code                             1.02

Course language             English

Course Duration:            4 Days

Target Population:          All KPA/Port Police Radio Communicators

Course Objectives:         At the end of the course, participants will be able to communicate effectively without interfering with other channels.

Course contents:             Basic Radio Theory

                                      Communication Network

                                      Types of VHF

                                      Equipment Handling

                                      Communication Principles

                                      Port Harbour Communication

Course Duration             4 Days


                                      HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS CARGO COURSE

Code                             1.03

Course language             English

Target Population:          KPA Workers, Clerks, and Supervisors

Course Objectives:         At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨     Create an understanding and interpretation of Harbour Regulations of KPA, Tariffs, Health Procedures, a Safe Environment Policy.

¨    Classify the IMDG code and identify its components parts.

¨    Process Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Documents in accordance with the Harbour Regulations, KPA Tariffs and the Health, Safety and Environment Policy.

¨    Understand and apply the KPA procedures concerning cargo Handling and Disposal of Dangerous/Hazardous cargo.

¨    Adequately equip all KPA Personnel handling Hazardous/Dangerous Cargo with knowledge on emergency procedures.

Course contents:            

·      Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Policy

·      Harbour Regulations

·      Health and Safety Environment Policy

·      IMDG Code and Its Classification

·      IMO Structure

·      Documents relating to Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo

·      Processing of Documents

·      Handling of Dangerous cargo

·      Disposal of Dangerous cargo

·      Use of PPE/RPE

·      First Aid and Rescue Response

·      Fire Prevention and Training

·      Reporting Procedures

Course Duration:            5 Days


                                      FIRST AID COURSE

Code                             1.04

Course language             English

Target Group                 KPA employees

Course Objectives:         At the end of the course, participants will be able to build knowledge, expertise and confidence in managing incidents successfully.

Course contents:            

·      Managing Incidents

·      Resuscitation

·      Treatment of Shock

·      Heart Attack

·      Dressing

·      Burns and Scalds

·      Miscellaneous Injuries

·      Priorities of First Aid

·      Delegation in Emergencies

·      Control of Bleeding

·      Unconsciousness

·      Fractures

·      First Aid Boxes

·      Illness recognition

·      Poisoning

·      Record Keeping

Course Duration:            2 Weeks


                                      WINCH CRANE OPERATORS COURSE

Code                             1.05

Course language             Kiswahili/English

Target Group                 PA 11/12

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to plan and execute a safe lifting operation to an international standard.

Course Contents:           

·      Safe Load Indicator

·      Limit Switches

·      Safe Working Load

·      Jib Radius indicators

·      Outriggers and Jacks

·      Operating on Level ground, soft ground (Ideal ground)

·      Power Used on the crane

·      Hand Signals

·      Ship parts

·      Weather condition

·      Types of Ships

Course duration              12 weeks


                                      COXSWAIN COURSE

Code                             1.06

Course language             Kiswahili/English

Target Group:                 Mooring Hand, Bowman, Midshipman, Boatswain/AB/DS, Deck hand – Ferries Boat.

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to: -

¨      Identify types of boats, and buoys.

¨      Make wire rope, splicing correctly

¨      Communicate effectively in accordance with the Rule of the Road.

¨      Interpret – basic charts, echo sounder, basic radar without problems

¨      Understand /interpret health, safety and environment policy

Course Content             

·      Type of boats

·      Basic construction

·      Off-log books

·      Bridge equipment

·      Steering orders

·      Radio communication

·      Inter code of signals

·      Knowledge of compass

Course Duration:            5 Weeks


                                      HAND SIGNALS COURSE

Code                             1.07

Course language             English

Target Group:                 Supervisors, Foremen, Serangs, Gangway and Crane/Winch Operators.

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Identify the Ships type and describe them correctly

¨      Demonstrate the hand signals during handling operation correctly

¨      Identify various anomalies found in the cargo handling gears

¨      Plan and execute hand signals during cargo handling on board ship and in open storage areas correctly.

Course Contents:           

·      Ship Parts

·      Safe working loads

·      Jib radius

·      Static and dynamic loads

·      Inspection of Wire ropes, Slings so Shackles, Hook, eyebrow

·      Load rigging and Slinging

Course Duration:            2 Days


                                      DOCKWORKERS TO FORKLIFT DRIVERS COURSE

Code                             1.08

Course language             Kiswahili/English

Target group:                  Dock workers holding Government driving licence (Class BCE)

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to operate a forklift safely.

Course Contents:           

·      Role of forklifts Operators

·      How the Machine Works

·      Preventive maintenance

·      Defective Driving

·      General Operating instructions

·      Starting and Stopping machine/gear shifting

·      Travelling

·      Pilling

·      Practicals on lifting and piling

·      Cargo Handling

·      Working in a Ship’s Hold

·      Operational Manoeuvres

·      Cargo Symbols

·      Common troubles and how to trace them

·      Operators tool kit

·      Traffic and highway code rules

Course Duration:            5 Weeks


                                      SAFE CONTAINER HANDLING FOR CLERKS/SUPERVISORS COURSE

Code:                             1.09

Course language             English

Target Group:                 KPA PA.8, 7, And 6

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Demonstrate that container ports and terminals are dangerous places to work in, and identify the main causes of the dangers

¨      Describe the safety precautions necessary to protect engineering and other staff requiring access to an operational area and work within it.

¨      List and explain the five main reasons why accidents occur while working aboard a container vessel.

¨      State what international standards apply to safe working aboard vessels in port and explain how they are applied at the terminal.

Course Contents:           

·      Container Terminal Operations (C.1.1)

·      Safe Working on Container Terminal (C.4.1)

·      Safe Working on container vessels (C.4.2)

Course Duration:            5 Days


                                      SAFE CONTAINER HANDLING FOR DOCKERS/SERANGS COURSE

Code                             1.10

Course language             Kiswahili

Target Group:                 KPA PA.11/9

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      List and explain the ten general safety rules that must be observed by all terminal employees

¨      Explain the procedures governing safe access to the quayside and vessel by ships crew and visitors, by vehicles bringing supplies, and by port employees in the course of their work.

¨      State what international standards apply to safe working aboard vessels in port and explain how they are applied at the terminal

¨      List the standard and the special terms of protective clothing and equipment to be worn when working aboard a container vessel, and out line the reasons for using them

Course Contents          

·      Container Terminal Operations (C.1.1)

·      Safe Working on Container Terminal (C.4.1)

·      Safe Working on Container Vessels (C.4.2)

Duration:                        5 Days


                                      SAFE SLINGING FOR SERANG/FOREMEN COURSE

Code                             1.11

Course language             Kiswahili

Target Group:                 KPA PA.8/7

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Name the different types of handling gears according to their correct terminology.

¨      Use and apply the cargo handling gears correctly without damaging cargo and injury to personnel

¨      Identify worn out gears and sling without difficulties

Course Contents:           

·      Uses of different types of Gears

·      Handling of Heavy lift

·      Practical slinging

·      Cargo Handling Gear Application

Course Duration:            5 Days


                                      SAFE SLINGING FOR DOCKERS COURSE

Code                             1.12

Course language             Kiswahili

Target Group:                 KPA Dockers Pa.11 & 12

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Name the different types of handling gears according to their correct terminology.

¨      Use and apply the cargo handling gears correctly without damaging cargo and injury to personnel.

¨      Identify worn out gears and slings without difficulty.

Course Contents:           

·      Uses of Different Types of Gears

·      Handling of Heavy lift

·      Practical Slinging

·      Cargo handling Gear Application

Course Duration:            5 Days


                                      CLERICAL DIVISION IIA & IIB COURSE

Code                             1.13

Course language             English

Target Group:                 KPA Clerks PA.9/8/7

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Tabulate the procedures in carrying out various clerical duties as per KPA circulars and regulations

¨      Identify the various documents used in clearing and forwarding cargo in ports and ICDs

Course Contents:           

·      Delivery checker (shed)

·      Pro Marker (shed)

·      Gate Receiving

·      Gate Delivery

·      Wagon Loading

·      Berth Motor Vehicle tally

·      Berth Export tally

·      Transfer Receiving Tally Clerk

·      Local Receiving

·      Normal Breakage Clerk

·      Asst. Breakage Clerk

·      Balance consignment note clerk

·      Customs searcher shed clerk

·      Reconciliation Clerk

·      Crane Tally Clerk

·      In stack Tally Clerk

·      Senior Breakage Clerk

·      Senior Gate Clerk

·      Booking/Gate shed

·      General Office Clerk

·      Yards Records

·      Berth Records

·      Zone Records

Duration:                        3 Months


                                      FORKLIFT TO TUGMASTERS COURSE

Code                             1.14

Course language             Kiswahili/English

Target Group:                 Senior Forklift Drivers

Course objective            At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Sit and pass a Government examination on special class

¨      Drive and operate tug-master truck safely

¨      Identify different types of fluids used by the truck

¨      Know the correct procedures of truck operation

Course Contents           

·      Basic of Motor Vehicle maintenance

·      Traffic Laws

·      Principles Fire Protection

·      Introduction to Driving

·      Driving logistic and avoiding accidents

·      Practical Driving

·      Highway Code

Duration:                        3 Months


                                      GANTRY OPERATORS COURSE

Code                             1.15

Course language             English

Target Group:                 Senior Front-loader Operators

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Operate the gantry cranes safely at a reasonable speed without causing injury to personnel, damage to cargo and equipment.

¨      Identify all health, safety and environment policy of KPA

Course Contents:           

·      Basic Lift Truck Principles

·      Lift Truck Operations

·      Preventive Maintenance Techniques

·      Gantry Operating Procedures

·      Safety

·      Container parts

·      Customer relation

·      First aid

·      Counselling

Course duration              1 Year


                                      SAFE CONTAINER HANDLING FOR KISUMU ICD STAFF COURSE

Code                             1.16

Course language             English

Target Group:                 Operational Staff at ICD Kisumu

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Describe and explain the procedures for safe access for authorised pedestrians to restricted operational areas

¨      Describe the procedures for safe working at the reception gate and at container interchange areas and explain the reasons for those procedures.

Course Contents:           

·      Container Terminal Operations

·      Safe Working on Container Terminal

·      Safe Working on Container Vessel

Duration:                        3 Days


                                      THE PORT AND ITS USERS (02.3) COURSE

Code                             1.17

Course language             English

Target Group:                 Senior Clerks and Supervisor’s from Port related industries

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Identify functions of different KPA departments.

¨      Interpret the role of the Port in national development.

¨      Interpret Port productivity correctly.

Course Contents:           

·      Introduction

·      Port Administration

·      The Port and National Development

·      Port Productivity

·      Involvement of Port Users

Duration:                        1 Week


                                      MANAGEMENT OF CONTAINER TERMINAL OPERATIONS COURSE

Code                             1.18

Course language             English

Target Group:                 KPA staff, PA.5 and above

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

¨      Discuss the basic principles, concepts and rationale of containers

¨      Classify the different types of containers

¨      Interpret the container numbering system

¨      Plan and control ship operation

¨      Plan and manage container control rooms

¨      Describe the safety procedures appropriate at the terminal

¨      Interpret the port tariff related to container handling.

Course Contents:           

·      Introduction

·      Basic Principles

·      Planning

·      Ship Operations

·      C.Y. Operations

·      Planning games

·      C.F.S. Operation

·      Receipt and delivery

·      Container control

Course Duration:            5 Weeks


                                      MANAGEMENT OF GENERAL CARGO OPERATIONS (IPP) COURSE

Code                             1.19

Course language             English

Target Group:                 PA.5 and Above

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to: -

¨      Identify the cause of poor port performance and take action to remove them.

¨      Plan cargo handling operations more effectively

¨      Requisition and deploy resources for greater operational efficiency

¨      Supervise and control cargo handling operations more effectively.

Course Contents:           

·      An Introduction to the Course

·      Measurement of Port Performance

·      The Ship Operation

·      The Quay Transfer Operation

·      The Storage Operation

·      The Receipt/Delivery Operation

·      Operations Planning

·      Berth Management

Course Duration             5 Weeks


                                      PORT ADMINISTRATION FOR SUPERVISORS-(02.2.7)COURSE

Code                             1.20

Course language             English

Target group:                  PA.6, PA.5 & PA.4

Course Objective:          At the end of the course, participants will be able to: -

¨      Increase skills and knowledge for the efficiency in administration of the Port.

¨      Increase the trainees’ awareness of other duties (other than their own) in the port and to bring to light how they contribute to the smooth administration of this port.

Course Contents:           

·      Port Services to ship and her cargo

·      Processing of Permits

·      Processing of Service and Equipment request

·      Tariff Interpretation

·      Import/Export Cargo Documentation

·      Processing of cargo claims and various

·      Port conservancy

·      Port statistics

Course Duration:            4 Weeks


                                      BASIC SAFETY COURSE

Code                             1.21

Course language             English

Target group                  All seafarers

Course objectives           At the end of the course, participants will be able to demonstrate the required minimum standard on competence set out in STCW ‘95

Course Content              The course syllabus covers the mandatory minimum requirements prescribed in regulation VI/1and section A-V/1 of STCW 95

Course Duration             8 Days

Certification                    Basic Safety Course Certificate


                                      EFFICIENT DECK AND AB CERTIFICATE COURSE

Code                             1.22

Course language             Kiswahili/English

Target Group                 Seamen Rating, Tug Crew And Mooring Hands

Course Objective           At the end of the course, participants will be able to demonstrate proper use of deck equipment as laid down in section 97 of the merchant shipping act 1967

Course Content             

·      Common nautical terms

·      Parts of a ship

·      Equipment of a ship

·      Use of deck equipment

·      Practical wire and rope splicing

·      Steering of a vessel

·      Making common knots and bends.

Course duration              10 Days

Certification                    Efficient deck hand/AB certificate


                                      TANKER FAMILIARISATION COURSE

Code                             1.24

Course language             English

Target group                  Officers and ratings with responsibilities related to cargo or cargo equipment on tankers

Course Objectives          At the end of the course, participants will be able to take precautions for protection of personnel, ship and cargo

Course Content             

·      Tankers types

·      Tanker terminology

·      The hydrocarbon structure

·      Physical properties

·      Hazards from petroleum cargoes

·      Tanker arrangement

·      Pump types

·      Draining and stripping

·      Measurement of cargo level

·      Cargo heating

·      Tanker cleaning

Course duration              5 Days